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Ribbit came to Robinhood’s rescue. Will its bet pay off?

When Robinhood needed cash quickly, it didn’t turn to its oldest or largest financial backer. It called on Micky Malka, a Venezuelan venture capitalist...

Microsoft made an approach to buy Pinterest

Microsoft approached Pinterest in recent months about a potential deal to acquire the $51bn social media company popular with hobbyists posting home decor, food...

Ursula von der Leyen acknowledges errors in EU’s Covid vaccines strategy

The European Commission president acknowledged mistakes in the EU’s coronavirus vaccine strategy, but warned that failing to pursue a collective approach could have torn...

EU ready to follow Australia’s lead on making Big Tech pay for news

EU lawmakers overseeing new digital regulation in Europe want to force Big Tech companies to pay for news, echoing a similar move in Australia...

TikTok takes on Facebook with US ecommerce push

TikTok is planning an aggressive expansion into ecommerce in the US, where it will go head-to-head with Silicon Valley giant Facebook.The Chinese-owned viral-video app...

Tens of thousands join protests against Myanmar junta

Tens of thousands of people massed in Yangon and other cities in Myanmar for a second day on Sunday to protest against last week’s...

US secretary of state blasts China in first phone call

Antony Blinken, US secretary of state, warned China that Washington would hold Beijing “accountable for its abuses”, in the first high-level interaction between the...

Coronavirus latest: UK government defends hotel quarantine delay

A car stolen from a vaccination site in Florida had vials of the coronavirus shot inside, prompting a nationwide alert in search of the...

UK and EU to open probes into Nvidia’s $40bn acquisition of Arm

The EU and the UK are set to open in-depth competition investigations into Nvidia’s $40bn acquisition of the UK chip designer Arm, after rivals...

Italy calls on ‘Super Mario’ as political crisis deepens

On Tuesday evening Sergio Mattarella pressed the closest thing Italy’s silver-haired president had to a political emergency button: he called for Mario Draghi.Facing a...

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Rescued orangutan learning to climb again after developing a fear of heights in captivity

A RESCUED orangutan is learning to climb again after developing a fear of heights in captivity.Five-year-old Kukur had been tied up and kept in...

Democrats Renew Push To End The Filibuster In An Effort To Pass Massive Minimum Wage Hike

Progressive Senate Democrats have a new excuse for their desire to end the Senate’s filibuster: raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour. Frustrated...

Liz Cheney Faces New Calls To Step Down After Latest Bizarre Anti-Trump Attack

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) is facing a new round of calls for her to step down as the Chair of the House Republican Caucus...

What is the federal minimum wage?

IN 2020, President Joe Biden claimed that he would be committed to raising the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour. In February 2021,...

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