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Opinion: Crypto can’t rely on the government to save it from itself

Crypto lender Voyager Digital also recently filed for bankruptcy protection. Ordinary investors who deposited their money into Voyager likely don’t know if or when they will see their funds again. Bitcoin, meanwhile, recently fell more than 70% off its all-time high from last year. And back in May, TerraUSD (UST), a so-called stablecoin that was …

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‘Cyberpunk 2077,’ Delayed Another Year, Could Have Changed The Industry

Cyberpunk 2077 CDPR I was recently reading my friend Gene Park’s brilliant piece on playing Cyberpunk 2077, a game about a character with a terminal condition, while he himself is currently fighting cancer. It’s a great read, and I’ve found Gene to be a rare kindred spirit in his love for Cyberpunk, or at least …

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Fed officials are pushing back against the market rally, and recession talk

You knew the pushback was coming. With the S & P up 9.1% in July, Federal Reserve officials are pushing back against the two main market narratives: the Fed “pivot” and “we are in a recession.” Neil Kashkari, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, suggested on Friday in a New York Times …

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MLB trade deadline eve primer: Top storylines, rumblings, best-available players

Happy MLB trade deadline eve! Only a few major deals have happened, but that’s about to change. As is always the case this time of year, general managers are busy, working the phones and angling for the best trades. Make sure to follow The Athletic’s trade deadline live blog for full coverage of all 30 …

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A composite image of the star-forming region 30 Doradus, known as the Tarantula Nebula.

Astronomers image the star-birthing web of a cosmic Tarantula Nebula

A composite image of the star-forming region 30 Doradus — also known as the Tarantula Nebula — reveals areas of cool gas that can collapse to form stars.  (Image credit: ESO, ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO)/Wong et al., ESO/M.-R. Cioni/VISTA Magellanic Cloud survey.) A newly released image of 30 Doradus, also known as the Tarantula Nebula, reveals thin spider-web-like strands of gas …

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The Morning After

The Morning After: No, Google isn’t shutting down Stadia | Engadget

Google has responded to last week’s rumors that it may sunset its Stadia gaming service this year: “Stadia is not shutting down,” the official Stadia Twitter account told a concerned fan in a tweet spotted by PC Gamer. “Rest assured we’re always working on bringing more great games to the platform and Stadia Pro.” I …

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NYC’s ‘hottest new club’: Midtown branch of fast-casual Cava goes viral on TikTok

The Midtown lunch rush is back. On a sweltering summer weekday in Midtown Manhattan, where, supposedly, nobody works anymore, a fashionable crowd lined up on the sidewalk in front of Mediterranean fast-casual eatery Cava. The Broadway and 38th Street location of the Greek-inspired chain has been hailed, jokingly, as “the hardest club to get into …

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