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CNBC | June 20, 2021, 8:49 p.m.

Amber Group, a cryptocurrency financial services firm, has raised $100 million as investors rush to back companies in the industry.

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Become a Prime Day Pro With These Tips and 23 Early Deals

Wired | June 20, 2021, 4:14 p.m.

Amazon’s big two-day sale event starts soon. Get prepped with our expert advice and the best discounts we’ve found so far.

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Williams F1 drives digital transformation in racing with AI, quantum

VentureBeat | June 20, 2021, 6:20 p.m.

Williams F1 invests in AI to drive data-led digital transformation in auto racing. Quantum computing will likely join the race down the road.

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Target 'Deal Days' Sale: The 22 Best Deals So Far (2021)

Wired | June 20, 2021, 2:30 p.m.

Amazon's Prime Day event has a lot of rival sales this year. From pet products to board games, here are the spoils of Target's discounts.

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Crypto finance startup Amber Group raises $100M at $1B valuation

TechCrunch | June 20, 2021, 7 p.m.

More mainstream venture capital firms are jumping on the crypto bandwagon as investors increasingly consider bitcoin an investable asset, despite the recent massive price drops of a few major cryptocurrencies. Amber Group, a Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency trading startup, said on Monday it has raised $100 million in a Series B funding round at a pre-money […]

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How David Ellison Built Skydance Into Hollywood's Smart Bet

New York Times | June 20, 2021, 4 a.m.

When the young Oracle heir entered the entertainment industry, no one expected much. Instead, he’s built the rarest of businesses — a thriving, all-audiences, independent studio.

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How to Shop Online and Not Get Ripped Off

Wall Street Journal | June 20, 2021, 10:02 a.m.

Prime Day is almost here. Remember these key rules when buying from Amazon or other megaretailers such as Walmart and Target.

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Your Favorite Mobile Apps That Can Also Run in a Web Browser

Wired | June 20, 2021, 10 a.m.

Break free from the confines of your phone screen for messaging, music, and more.

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Facebook, Alphabet Keep Rising; Apple, Netflix Fade

Wall Street Journal | June 20, 2021, 6:33 a.m.

The so-called FAANG stocks and their lofty valuations are being reconsidered by investors after their synchronized rise last year amid the pandemic.

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As offices shut down for Covid, workers bought vans and hit the road -- and some don't want to return

CNBC | June 20, 2021, 10:10 a.m.

A number of workers have used the freedom of working remotely during the pandemic to leave behind their sedentary housing and move full-time into vans.

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Sea of Thieves: A Pirate’s Life — 5 details you’ll want to know

VentureBeat | June 20, 2021, 3:45 p.m.

This new adventure for Sea of Thieves will give players a chance to adventure with Pirates of Caribbean star Captain Jack Sparrow.

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Andrew Ross Sorkin on meme stocks, bitcoin, SPACs, antitrust, and Elon Musk

CNBC | June 20, 2021, 9:51 a.m.

Big Technology's Alex Kantrowitz interviews CNBC and New York Times journalist Andrew Ross Sorkin.

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Supply chain snafus could affect what's available to you on Amazon Prime Day

CNBC | June 20, 2021, 9:39 a.m.

Sellers are grappling with widespread supply chain disruptions just as they gear up for Amazon's Prime Day discount bonanza.

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The Mystery at the Heart of Physics—That Only Math Can Solve

Wired | June 20, 2021, 9 a.m.

The full picture of quantum field theory has long eluded physicists. Calling in mathematicians will have profound consequences for both fields.

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Tech Companies Want to Tackle Harassment in Gaming

Wired | June 20, 2021, 8 a.m.

But Riot, Microsoft, Intel, and others have made clear that they're doing it on their terms.

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Catch Some Shut-Eye With Our 7 Favorite Sleep Sounds

Wired | June 20, 2021, 8 a.m.

From rain forest sounds to video game soundtracks, here are the WIRED Gadget Lab's favorite noises to fall asleep to.

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Best Amazon Prime Day Ring deals: $45 Ring doorbell bundle returns, plus save $100 on Ring Alarm 8-piece kit - CNET

CNET | June 20, 2021, 7:19 p.m.

We're just days away from Amazon Prime Day. Here are the Ring and Blink security camera deals we've seen available.

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Google’s health care data-sharing partnership is a problem

VentureBeat | June 20, 2021, 2:20 p.m.

These kinds of data sharing agreements aren’t innocent. And we need to raise awareness of the real risks they pose.

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EU tech policy is not anti-American, says Vestager

FT | June 20, 2021, 5 a.m.

Digital chief insists regulation will have wider focus than Silicon Valley companies

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Amazon Prime Day: Best early Wi-Fi and mesh router deals - CNET

CNET | June 20, 2021, 7:04 p.m.

Amazon Prime Day and competing sales have already started. Here are some of the best prices for routers from Netgear, TP-Link and more available now.

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Big Data: reasons to be anxious, Pt 3

FT | June 20, 2021, 3 a.m.

Earth’s digital footprint is so large that it is difficult to comprehend

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