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Bitcoin Rewards Program Lolli Gets Its Hands on $5 Million in New Funding

Lolli – a rewards programs that provides shoppers with bitcoin granted they do business at certain retailers – has closed a $5 million funding round. Lolli Has Gotten a Lot of Money The event took place Wednesday of last week as part of a Pre-Series A funding series. It was led by Alexis Ohanian’s venture capital fund Seven-Seven Six, while figures such as Cody Ko and Casey Neistat – the creators of YouTube – also took part. Further investments came by way of companies...

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Uber Claims It May Permit BTC Payments in the Near Future

Ever since Tesla purchased more than $1.5 billion worth of bitcoin last week, many more large-scale companies are getting the confidence they need to either examine bitcoin payments or invest in the currency outright. The latest major firm to jump on the bitcoin bandwagon is driving service Uber, which says that it’s considering allowing BTC payments in the future.Uber Is Hopping Aboard the Bitcoin TrainThe idea of bitcoin and cryptocurrency payments has been something of a conundrum over the...

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Former Uber Exec in Hot Water After Paying $100K in BTC to Hackers

It looks like a former Uber exec is in a spot of trouble. Joseph Sullivan – the former Chief Security Officer at Uber – has been charged with paying more than $100,000 in bitcoin to hide a data breach of the company that occurred in 2016 rather than coming forward and explaining what had happened to the right authorities.Questions Regarding an Uber Exec’s BehaviorThe attack may have compromised millions of users and drivers. Sullivan has been charged with obstruction of justice and attempting...

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Walmart (WMT) Stock Hits New Record, Adds 2.78% While the Whole Market Is in Red

For Walmart, the coronavirus outbreak has taken a beneficial turn, as the demand for some categories of goods and the number of deliveries have notably increased. This week, Walmart (WMT) stock cleared the 125.48 buy point.While the whole market is in the red because of coronavirus, Walmart Inc (NYSE: WMT) stock maintains its position. Moreover, it has managed to jump and reach a new high.On Wednesday, Walmart (WMT) stock got a second upgrade this week and cleared the 125.48 buy point. It...

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Uber Stock Loses Over 14% Today After Canceling Car Pools

Uber stock is falling after the firm confirmed that it was suspending carpool services as a result of COVID-19 despite a rally in the tech stocks.On March 17, the shares of Uber Technologies Inc (NYSE: UBER) closed lower 6.8% to $18.91 per share. But, as the coronavirus hit the global markets, other tech stocks rebounded. In the case of Uber, the shares dropped after the firm confirmed that it was suspending carpool services as a result of COVID-19. Today the fall continues and Uber stock is...

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Uber and Lyft Stocks Dip 8% and 12 % Respectively Due to Coronavirus Fears

Uber (UBER) stock price is at $23.54 which is a 10.29% decline since trading started. Lyft (LYFT) stock price is at $25.29. This is an 12.82% decline since trading hours began as well.Uber Technologies Inc (NASDAQ: UBER) and Lyft Inc (NASDAQ: LYFT) stock prices have fallen. Sources say that this is due to COVID-19 fears. The main fears have to do with people sharing car rides with absolute strangers. Those fears are said to be part of the general panic sweeping through the world at the...

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Tagomi Joins Facebook’s Libra Association and Becomes Its 22nd Member

Joining the Libra Association, Tagomi will contribute at least $10 million to spend on the developing cryptocurrency. It will also support Libra, providing the necessary technical and policy assistance.Crypto prime brokerage Tagomi joins Facebook‘s Libra Association. The company will be the 22nd member of the Association and the second to join since the group’s formal foundation in October 2019. Tagomi President Marc Bhargava has already confirmed the news. But the formal announcement from...

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GE Healthcare IPO Expected to Overtake Airbnb and Be the Largest in 2020 with $60B Valuation

The initial public offering (IPO) market for 2020 is widely-anticipated in the finance industry. This is because more than a few companies last year, expressed intentions to go public sometime this year. While last year was a somewhat disappointing year for IPOs, 2020 is expected to be better. Top of the list is the GE Healthcare IPO and that of Airbnb as well.GE Healthcare IPO 2020American multinational healthcare manufacturing conglomerate GE Healthcare will go for an IPO this year. The...

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Hyundai Unveils Its Premium Segment SUV Genesis GV80 and Flying Taxi

South Korean automobile giant Hyundai has recently unveiled its new premium segment SUV called the Genesis GV80. This is the first sports utility vehicle from Hyundai from its Genesis collection. According to reports, Genesis will directly compete with the like of Lexus, Porsche, and BMW operating in this segment.Moreover, the design looks quite bold and distinct and comes with the collaborative efforts from Genesis’ Korea, Europe, and the U.S. office. The GV80 also hosts some premium...

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Food Delivery Giant Grubhub Denies Running Selling Process

Recently, there appeared reports stating that American food delivery giant Grubhub is in talks with Walmart, Kroger, Albertsons, and Ahold-Delhaize. Some have rumored that the companies may acquire the leading food ordering and delivery company. The discussions around the news became even hotter after the comments of Brittain Ladd, ex-Amazon executive, and supply-chain consultant.Ladd said:“I have spoken with executives from each company (especially Walmart) and there is interest in acquiring...

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