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Is Facebook building the new world currency?

High-tech for the ears: In the weekly podcast tech freaks, the BILD technology reporters Sven Schirmer and Martin Eisenlauer talk about gadgets, games and the broad Internet. “Tech-freaks – the high-tech podcast from BILD” informs about important news from the gadgets, games, consumer electronics, pop culture and web world. You …

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Share WhatsApp status with Facebook soon

WhatsApp is currently testing a new feature in the US that will allow users to post their status as a Facebook story at the same time. Only selected beta testers can participate in the test. In addition to Facebook, according to the US magazine “The Verge” status in addition to …

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Bitcoin rises to nearly $ 14,000 – and then falls back

The oldest cryptocurrency Bitcoin is known for its price fluctuations. Since the beginning of the year it went uphill – until again the case came. The Bitcoin remains true to its price fluctuations: After the Bitcoin late Wednesday evening had continued its soaring initially, he dropped significantly on Thursday morning. …

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Coca-Cola thinks Americans are finally ready for Coke with coffee

New York (CNN Business) In 2006, Coca-Cola launched Coca-Cola Blak, a coffee-flavored version of its signature product. People didn’t like it, and the beverage flopped. Coke stopped selling the product in 2008, just two years after it launched. Bad timing caused the failure, said Nancy Quan, the company’s chief technical …

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Uber didn’t kill the IPO market

New York (CNN Business) 2019 hasn’t been a magical year for unicorns. Multi-billion dollar startups that have raised money from Silicon Valley and other venture capital investors around the globe have struggled as they graduated from hot private companies to publicly traded stocks on Wall Street. Uber (UBER) was a flop, falling …

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China trade tensions could spell trouble for US bank earnings

A prolonged trade dispute Opens a New Window. with ChinaOpens a New Window. could spell trouble for U.S. banksOpens a New Window., as decreased trading volumes in securities and low-interest rates put pressure on earningsOpens a New Window.. On Wednesday, yields on 10-year U.S. Treasury notes fell to 2.21 percent, the lowest level in 20 months. Some …

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The bond market is freaking out. Here’s why that matters

New York (CNN Business) The bond market is once again sending a big fat warning sign about the US economy. Fixed-income investors appear to be worried about a possible recession sometime soon. The yield on the benchmark 10-Year US Treasury is now just 2.22% — the lowest level since September 2017. Yields …

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