10 Things in Tech You Need to Know Today

Summary List Placement Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. Here’s what you need to know today. 1. Coinbase warns the crypto market could tumble if bitcoin’s anonymous creator is identified. While filing to go public, Coinbase noted that should the creator be revealed […]

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Journalist Tim O’Brien, who’s seen Trump’s taxes, thinks Trump’s accountant will now flip in D.A. inquiry

Bloomberg’s Tim O’Brien, one of the few journalists who has seen former President Donald Trump’s tax returns, told MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell on Thursday night he will sleep better now that Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance finally has eight years of Trump’s financial documents, from 2011 to 2019. Trump “is very afraid of what’s in these […]

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Bernie Sanders unveils his Plan B for a $15 minimum wage after Senate parliamentarian setback

Senate parliamentarian Elizabeth MacDonough on Thursday effectively killed a Democratic push to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour in President Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill, ruling that the measure doesn’t pass muster under the budget reconciliation rules Democrats are using to pass the package with a simple majority in the Senate. Two […]

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While President Biden visits storm-torn Texas, Sen. Ted Cruz will be giving a speech on ‘cancel culture’ in Florida

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden heads to Texas on Friday to tour some of the hardest hit areas of the state, but while he’s there, he won’t be meeting with Republican Sen. Ted Cruz.  That’s because Cruz has a speaking engagement that day at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando, Florida. He’ll be […]

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Bernie Sanders says Democrats will try to devise a backdoor to implement a $15 minimum wage after major stimulus setback

Summary List Placement Sen. Bernie Sanders said Democrats would try to devise a backdoor to implement a $15 minimum wage after a pay hike was struck from the $1.9 trillion stimulus package on Thursday evening — a major setback for progressives. Senate parliamentarian Elizabeth McDonough ruled that a $15 minimum wage violated the strict guidelines […]

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Dan Fumano: ‘Heavy’ political influence behind Vancouver councillor’s conflict case, lawyer says

The effort to remove Vancouver Coun. Michael Wiebe from office was launched with “heavy influence from a political party,” his lawyer told B.C. Supreme Court on Thursday. But the opposing lawyer, representing Vancouver voters seeking Wiebe’s ouster, said any political differences were “irrelevant,” and the politician had clearly broken conflict rules by “wearing two hats” […]

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THE GLOBAL SMB NEOBANKS REPORT: How 17 upstarts are tailoring solutions to tap the $850 billion annual opportunity in addressing the unmet needs of SMBs

Summary List Placement This is a preview of The Global Small Business Neobanks research report from Insider Intelligence. Purchase this report. Insider Intelligence offers even more fintech coverage with Fintech Pro. Subscribe today to receive industry-changing finance news and analysis to your inbox. Neobanks — digital-only banks with industry-leading capabilities that don’t operate physical branches […]

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