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Central banks from Canada, Britain, Japan, and Sweden, as well as the ECB, have joined forces to look at "cases for central bank digital currency".

Tech in Asia

China warned not to rush into rivaling Facebook’s Libra, instead join global debate

Which are the startups that are on the path to becoming the next big thing? In this regular post, we give you an overview of the companies that have raised money in the past week, as well as those that we think investors should look at. 1. Bounce (India) Bike- and scooter-rental startup Bounce announced […]

Tech in Asia

Rising startups: Mobility continues to get funding

Tax season for United States residents is fast approaching, and the IRS wants to know about everyone’s involvement in the crypto space. Thanks to a recently updated income tax form including a question about crypto activity, tax preparation companies like H&R Block are advising filers to be sure to disclose their details. The service maintains that providing any information, ev

Bitcoin.com

Spill Your Sats: H&R Block Tells Crypto Customers to Self-Report on Taxes, Even If Imperfectly

A group of protesters launched a Molotov cocktail in a newly built Hong Kong residential building that was slated to serve as a quarantine area for people exposed to the coronavirus.  The fire marked a new high in tensions over the government's response to the alarming virus outbreak, as protesters objected to the quarantined area's location. The outbreak now has 2,744 confirmed ca

Business Insider

Hong Kong protesters set planned quarantine building on fire amid coronavirus concerns

“I have this almost extreme view of the world where if you do something, you've got to do it well and good."

Tech in Asia

Starting Carousell hasn’t been a walk in the park for CEO Quek Siu Rui

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Monday. A number of state attorneys general will meet with Justice Department lawyers this week to discuss various concurrent investigations into Google, according to the Wall Street Journal. The meeting is reportedly seen as the start of a periodic dialogue that could expand into more formal cooperation as the probes conti

Business Insider

10 things in tech you need to know today

President Donald Trump denied a bombshell report that claimed he told former national security adviser John Bolton about a quid pro quo that involved withholding military aid to Ukraine. Trump was impeached last month on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress for his alleged pressure on Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to announce investigations into a politica

Business Insider

Trump tweets that he 'NEVER' told John Bolton that Ukraine aid was tied to investigations

These companies are most likely to redefine the status quo in China's financial system.

Tech in Asia

Meet the 100 top-funded fintech companies in China

It is also in talks with investors in the MENA region for its series A round.

Tech in Asia

Bangladeshi bus ticketing app Jatri secures seed funding to scale operations

Will Ferrell and Julia Louis-Dreyfus' Downhill isn't based on a true story — it's an English-language remake of the 2014 Swedish dramedy Force Majeure. If you've spent any time at all browsing subreddits like r/relationships and Am I the Asshole?, though, you may feel like it might as well be. The film plays out like a cinematic adaptation of one of those posts, bringing a marital

Mashable

Will Ferrell's 'Downhill' is like a feature-length AITA post

The opening weekend for the Call of Duty League esports event went off without a hitch, based on what I've seen watching it from afar.Read More

VentureBeat

Call of Duty League enjoys an esports rebirth with opening weekend

It plans to enhance its technology, infrastructure, and warehouse capabilities as it focuses on its "aggressive" expansion locally.

Tech in Asia

This ecommerce enabler just raised $12m to become the Philippines’ Alibaba

Billie Eilish won best new artist, song of the year, record of the year, and album of the year at the 2020 Grammy Awards. She is the second artist in history to sweep all four major categories in one ceremony. At just 18 years old, she also broke Taylor Swift's record as the youngest artist in history to win album of the year. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Billie Eili

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18-year-old Billie Eilish just became the 2nd person in history to win all 4 major Grammys in one year

Billie Eilish, the breakout artist of 2019, solidified her musical success with four Grammy wins on Sunday night. The 18-year-old Los Angeles native won Grammys for Song of the Year for "Bad Guy," Best New Artist, Album of the Year for When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?, and Record of the Year for "Bad Guy," sweeping the biggest awards of the evening. And just like that, Bil

Mashable

Billie Eilish wins big at Grammys, duh

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