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Ethereum's massive software update just went live - here's what it does

Ethereum’s massive software update just went live – here’s what it does

Ethereum’s biggest update has just gone into effect, in what industry experts are calling a game changer for the entire crypto industry. So far, all signs suggest that the so-called merger – which is designed to reduce the cryptocurrency’s power consumption by more than 99% – has been a success. The first-ever block of Proof-of-Stake …

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Biden, unions and railroad leaders fight for deal as shutdown looms

Biden, unions and railroad leaders fight for deal as shutdown looms

DETROIT/LOS ANGELES, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Biden administration officials held labor contract talks on Wednesday evening to avoid a possible rail shutdown that could disrupt freight shipments and hamper food supplies and fuel, but a small union rejected a deal and Amtrak called it all off. long-distance passenger travel. Railroads including Union Pacific (UNP.N), Berkshire …

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Bitcoin (BTC/USD), Ethereum (ETH/USD), Dogecoin (DOGE/USD) - Ethereum gains over Bitcoin, Dogecoin near key milestone: analyst warns things could go downhill post-merger

Bitcoin (BTC/USD), Ethereum (ETH/USD), Dogecoin (DOGE/USD) – Ethereum gains over Bitcoin, Dogecoin near key milestone: analyst warns things could go downhill post-merger

Major coins were in the green late Wednesday as the global cryptocurrency market capitalization rose 1.5% to $1 trillion as of 8:20 p.m. EDT. Price performance of major coins Piece of money 24 hours 7 days Price Bitcoin BTC/USD 0.3% 4.7% $20,264.02 Ethereum ETH/USD 4.4% 0.7% $1,644.77 Dogecoin DOGE/USD 2.6% 0.1% $0.06 Top 24 hour …

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Patagonia Founder Donates Company: 'The Earth Is Now Our Sole Shareholder'

Patagonia Founder Donates Company: ‘The Earth Is Now Our Sole Shareholder’

Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard announced on Wednesday that he is divesting the outdoor apparel business – an unorthodox move intended to contribute to the fight against climate change and the environmental crisis. In a letter posted on the company’s website, Chouinard wrote that ownership of the company, which was founded in 1973 and was reportedly …

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Biden hops in Corvette, declares Detroit 'back' at EV-focused auto show

Biden hops in Corvette, declares Detroit ‘back’ at EV-focused auto show

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DETROIT, Sept 14 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden won a victory lap at the Detroit auto show on Wednesday by highlighting automakers’ push into electric vehicles, including billions of dollars in investment in battery factories, thanks to new government support. The self-proclaimed “car guy” Biden rode …

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United Airlines and Emirates announce once-unthinkable partnership

United Airlines and Emirates join forces for a once unthinkable partnership. The limited partnership, announced Wednesday in a hangar at United’s hub at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), represents a remarkable thaw in relations between a U.S. carrier and a Middle Eastern carrier. Want more airline-specific news? Sign up for TPG’s free bi-weekly aviation newsletter. …

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Railroads say they won't lock out workers as negotiators meet Labor Secretary Walsh

Railroads say they won’t lock out workers as negotiators meet Labor Secretary Walsh

Rail carrier and union negotiators met in the office of Labor Secretary Marty Walsh on Wednesday as the parties tried to broker a deal before Friday’s strike deadline. The meeting started just after 9 a.m. ET. A Labor Department spokesperson said talks were underway as of noon. “The parties are negotiating in good faith and …

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