Category: Million

Wikipedia now has more than 6 million articles in English
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Wikipedia now has more than 6 million articles in English

Wikipedia has surpassed a notable milestone today: The English version of the world’s largest online encyclopedia now has more than six million articles. The feat, which comes roughly 19 years after the website was founded, is a testament of “what humans can do together,” said Ryan Merkley, chief of staff at Wikimedia, the nonprofit organization…

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Adam Back: $10 Million Bitcoin Prediction Is ‘Closer Than It Sounds’
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Adam Back: $10 Million Bitcoin Prediction Is ‘Closer Than It Sounds’

Bitcoin’s $10 million dollar price prediction hits Twitter. Is bitcoin a reserve currency? Some analysts believe U.S. dollar inflation will push bitcoin higher. According to Blockstream founder and cypherpunk, Adam Back, Hal Finney’s $10 million price point for bitcoin isn’t so far fetched, though, the reasons behind these levels may not be as apparent as…

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Uber agrees to pay $4.4 million to settle EEOC sexual harassment and retaliation charge
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Uber agrees to pay $4.4 million to settle EEOC sexual harassment and retaliation charge

Uber has agreed to pay a $4.4 million fine to settle a 2017 charge from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission pertaining to sex discrimination and retaliation. The investigation found reasonable cause to believe that Uber “permitted a culture of sexual harassment and retaliation against individuals who complained about such harassment,” the EEOC wrote in…

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More than 1 million T-Mobile customers exposed by breach
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More than 1 million T-Mobile customers exposed by breach

T-Mobile has confirmed a data breach affecting more than a million of its customers, whose personal data (but no financial or password data) was exposed to a malicious actor. The company alerted the affected customers but did not provide many details in its official account of the hack. The company said in its disclosure to…

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Luko raises $22 million to improve home insurance
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Luko raises $22 million to improve home insurance

French startup Luko has raised a $22 million Series A round led by Accel (€20 million). Founders Fund and Speedinvest are also participating in today’s funding round. When you rent a place in France, you have to provide a certificate to your landlord saying that you are covered with a home insurance product. And, of…

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PlayStation 4 Just 50 Million Units Shy of Best-Selling Home Console Ever
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PlayStation 4 Just 50 Million Units Shy of Best-Selling Home Console Ever

Sony has shipped 102.8 million PlayStation 4 units to date. PlayStation 4 is now the second best selling console of all time, beaten only by the PlayStation 2. Sony records an uptake in PlayStation Plus and PlayStation Now subscriptions. In yesterday’s financial earnings report, Sony revealed that global shipments of its flagship PlayStation 4 console…

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Beto Raises $4.5 Million in 3Q: Campaign Touts ‘No Bullsh*t Path’ Forward
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Beto Raises $4.5 Million in 3Q: Campaign Touts ‘No Bullsh*t Path’ Forward

Mario Tama/Getty Images Former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s (D) campaign announced $4.5 million raised in the third quarter, but it admitted that it is not enough, touting a “no-bullshit path for Beto” moving forward. O’Rourke’s campaign announced on Friday $4.5 million raised in the third quarter, putting him near the bottom of the barrel compared…

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Mammoth $300 Million Crypto Exchange Bithumb Deal Is Going Bust
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Mammoth $300 Million Crypto Exchange Bithumb Deal Is Going Bust

Nearly one year after it was announced that South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Bithumb, would be sold to BK Global Consortium for 400 billion won ($333 million), the deal appears to be going nowhere. The acquisition, which would see BK Global Consortium purchase a 50 percent stake and one share, was originally announced by Bithumb…

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