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Elon Musk overtakes Bill Gates to be world's second-richest person
Further rise in Tesla share price pushes entrepreneur past Microsoft co-founder
PayPal's CEO talks digital payments and cryptocurrency
Dan Schulman, President and CEO of PayPal, says the pandemic has accelerated the rise of digital payments. He also discusses the company's decision to accept digital currencies.
Carnival Cruise boss banks on safety measures
The boss of the world's biggest cruise company has told the BBC new safety measures can help the $150bn (£113bn) a year industry to get going again.
Work from home in Greece or Barbados? The Fight for Covid’s Digital Nomads
Like birds migrating south for the winter, a new species is packing up for the great trek: Work-from-homers looking for a sunny beach idyll with a good Wi-Fi connection.
G20 2020: Coronavirus pandemic dominates Riyadh summit
Leaders of the world's wealthiest countries are meeting online for a G20 summit hosted by Saudi Arabia. The virtual gathering is dominated by efforts to end the coronavirus pandemic and deal with its economic fallout.
Google: Garage owner takes on tech firm over fake reviews
A car sales business owner says he is taking legal action against Google over a series of fake and damaging reviews.
The world's biggest crypto fund manager says bitcoin is the next step in the evolution of money - and 'I can't use it to buy coffee' is no longer a sound argument | Currency News | Financial and Business News | Markets Insider
Bitcoin is not a fad that will fade away, said Michael Sonnenshein, managing director of Grayscale Investments. Investors understand that "buying Bitcoin and putting it in their portfolio is meant to be a store of value, inflation h...
For Asia’s super-rich, Singapore family offices keep the cash churning
James Dyson and the couple behind hotpot chain Haidilao are among those who have set up units in the city state to safeguard their family fortunes, with more on the way.
Bitcoin approaches US$19,000 as true believers look to record high
Cryptocurrency fans cite wider institutional acceptance after PayPal Holding’s October decision to allow customers to access cryptocurrencies led bitcoin to spike above US$13,000 for the first time in over a year.
Apple To Pay $113 Million To Settle US Probes Into iPhone "Batterygate"
The company's mea culpa hardly satisfied critics, including in US Congress, which at the time sharply criticized Apple for throttling devices.
How Do U.S. Voters Feel After the Election? Still Divided.
In the days after the election, Times reporters went to four swing state counties with some of the tightest vote margins to see how people were feeling. The answer? Still pretty divided.
Tech titan flees San Francisco for Florida, says city is poorly managed
Tech titan Keith Rabois announced this week he is leaving California's Silicon Valley and moving to the Floridian metropolis of Miami.
US Senators Seek To Stop Trump's $23 Billion In Arms Sales To UAE
The huge sale could alter the balance of power in the Middle East, and members of Congress have chafed at the administration's attempt to rush it through, having sent a formal notice to Congress only last week.
Joe Biden opposes Russian-German Nord Stream 2 pipeline
Proponents of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline between Germany and Russia hope US President-elect Joe Biden will make life easier for them. But they could be mistaken.
Apple cuts App Store fees to 15 per cent for small developers
Apple says it is cutting App Store fees in half to help small businesses as they face economic hurdles during the Covid-19 pandemic, but it has also been facing increasing scrutiny over its 30 per cent cut of in-app purchases.
EXPLAINER: A look at Trump's long-shot legal challenges
As President Donald Trump continues to push falsehoods about the election, his legal team has so far failed to gain any traction in court without evidence of widespread fraud, which experts widely agree doesn’t exist.
Leaked Citibank Report Reveals Bitcoin Could Rocket To $300,000 Price By End Of 2021
A leaked report from Wall Street giant Citibank has revealed a senior analyst thinks bitcoin could potentially hit a high of $318,000 by December 2021, calling it "21st century gold".
A public sector pay freeze is completely fair
They’ve only received a fraction of their old salaries. Many have missed out on months of work. And their pension contributions and holidays have been completely scrapped. So it is perhaps understandable that teachers, town planners and ...
Mexico may become the third country to legalise cannabis
It would be the first with such a strong underworld to take that step
Johnson & Johnson Ordered To Pay $120 Million Damages In New York Baby Powder Case
Justice Gerald Lebovits of the state supreme court in Manhattan reduced the payout from the $325 million a jury awarded Donna Olson, 67, and Robert Olson, 65, in May 2019following a 14-week trial.
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