10 things in tech you need to know today

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Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Monday. German enterprise software giant SAP is to buy feedback company Qualtrics for $8 billion, just days before its IPO. Qualtrics was on track for an IPO that would have valued the company at $4.8 billion in the middle of its price range. Facebook […]

The 10 most important things in the world right now

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Hello! Here’s what’s happening on Monday. 1. There are three wildfires still out of control in California and hundreds are missing. The death toll stands at 31, thousands of homes have been destroyed and authorities are still struggling to contain the flames.  2. Alibaba just broke pretty much every 24 hour shopping record imaginable. The Chinese e-commerce giant […]

Twitter is struggling to curb fake Elon Musk accounts promoting cryptocurrency scams

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Cryptocurrency scammers are pretending to be Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Twitter, and some of their tweets are being promoted onto timelines through Twitter’s ad service.  Generally, the scammers will hack a verified account, change the display name to “Elon Musk,” copy his profile photo, and then tweet about a fake cryptocurrency giveaway.  Twitter has […]

A cryptocurrency millionaire is buying up land in Nevada’s desert to build a utopian village run on Ethereum — here are the design plans

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A cryptocurrency millionaire has revealed his designs for an utopian community in the Nevada desert run completely on blockchain. The New York Times reports that the man behind the project, Jeffrey Berns, is planning a city that would run entirely on blockchain, a decentralized infrastructure which could theoretically provide the foundation for a community that’s independent […]

5 trends that will reshape media and advertising in 2019, including Facebook’s next moves

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The advertising and media industries will continue to see seismic changes in 2019, according to a new report by market research firm Forrester. AT&T will buy Roku and Google will acquire LiveRamp in 2019, Forrester predicts. Additionally, blockchain will become increasingly mainstream, and hyper-targeting will give way to contextual creative, the report says. From a […]

An executive at bitcoin king Mike Novogratz’s crypto firm explains why hiking 40 miles in the Grand Canyon helped him make better decisions

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Steve Kurz, 33, followed his former boss Mike Novogratz to Galaxy Digital Capital Management, where he’s the head of asset management. He was featured as part of Business Insider’s Rising Stars of Wall Street list.  Kurz gives advice about how to take risks and get up-to-speed in crypto. One of the biggest mistakes young Wall Streeters […]

10 things in tech you need to know today

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Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday. Facebook suspended 115 accounts the day before the US midterm elections. The accounts were brought to Facebook’s attention by law enforcement, who suspected links to “foreign entities.” Amazon plans to set up 2 different locations for its HQ2, in New York and Virginia. […]

Twitter is struggling to curb fake Elon Musk accounts promoting cryptocurrency scams

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Cryptocurrency scammers are pretending to be Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Twitter, and some of their tweets are being promoted onto timelines through Twitter’s ad service.  Generally, the scammers will hack a verified account, change the display name to “Elon Musk,” copy his profile photo, and then tweet about a fake cryptocurrency giveaway.  Twitter has […]

A 27-year-old left Goldman Sachs to found a crypto firm — here’s his career advice for budding entrepreneurs

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Ali Hassan, 27, is a co-founder of Crescent Crypto Asset Management, and previously worked as an analyst in private wealth at Goldman Sachs.  He is featured as part of Business Insider’s Rising Stars of Wall Street. Hassan spoke with Business Insider about how to launch a career with entrepreneurship in mind.  Would-be entrepreneurs who start on […]