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Bitcoin futures start trading on CBOE exchange

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The newest way to bet on bitcoin arrived on Sunday, with futures of the cryptocurrency that has taken Wall Street by storm starting trading for the first time.

2 hours ago from Reuters Technology

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Uber settles second US lawsuit filed by India rape victim

Woman claimed that Uber execs accessed, shared her medical files.

8 hours ago from Arstechnica

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Hospital operators in merger talks to form U.S. industry leader: WSJ

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Ascension Health and Providence St. Joseph Health are in talks about a merger between the two Catholic non-profits that would create the largest U.S. hospital chain, the ...

4 hours ago from Reuters

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Japanese drone shoos overworked staff out the door with music

Many of us don't need any extra incentive to clock off at the end of the work day, but in Japan the intense business culture means many office workers put in too much overtime. Now, ...

Fri 8 Dec 17 from Gizmag

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Uber will soon have to compete with China's Didi Chuxing in Mexico

China's major ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing is expanding its services to Mexico, Reuters reports. This will be Didi's first international expansion and sources told Reuters ...

Fri 8 Dec 17 from Engadget

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Sony has sold over 70 million PS4 consoles, 2 million VR headsets

 Sony released some new stats today detailing the progression of sales for its PS4 console and PS VR headset systems. The numbers that matter: 70.6M PS4 consoles, 617.8M PS4 titles, 2M ...

Thu 7 Dec 17 from TechCrunch

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Coinbase CEO: ‘Please invest responsibly’

 In a Medium post, the CEO of Coinbase, one of the most popular cryptocurrency exchanges out there, is urging users to be responsible about their investments. “We also wanted to remind ...

Fri 8 Dec 17 from TechCrunch

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AT&T's courtroom conundrum: How to avoid paying an extra $500 million to Time Warner

The date of AT&T's trial with the Justice Department could put it in an uncomfortable position.

Fri 8 Dec 17 from The Washington Post

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U.S. Department of Justice investigating fetal tissue transfers

(Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice asked on Thursday for documents related to a Senate committee's report on the transfer of fetal tissue by abortion provider Planned Parenthood, according ...

Fri 8 Dec 17 from Reuters

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Bitcoin futures launch sparks excitement, warnings

Bitcoin will make its debut on a major exchange Sunday, a landmark for the cryptocurrency that has generated enthusiasm among some investors and more than a little anxiety from others.

12 hours ago from Phys.org

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