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VC Roundup: Lightning Network payment rail, DeFi trading platform and blockchain security firm raise millions

Even with the onset of crypto winter, 2022 has been a watershed year for venture capital funding. Crypto and blockchain companies collectively raised $30.3 billion in venture capital in the first half of 2022, exceeding all of last year’s totals. While the number of deals has declined in recent months, startups at the intersection of blockchain …

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Equipment derailment damaged third rail on Red Line overnight

Early morning riders on a part of the MBTA Red Line were diverted to shuttle buses Tuesday while crews worked to repair damage caused by an overnight derailment of construction equipment. The construction equipment derailed on the Red Line near Quincy Center at approximately 1:20 a.m., MBTA spokesperson Joe Pesaturo confirmed. He said the derailment …

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Commuter Rail passengers escape broken-down train, scale fence

Some passengers on an MBTA Commuter Rail train took matters into their own hands after that train broke down and was stopped with no power.An MBTA spokesperson said at about 6 p.m. Monday, Framingham Line Train 595 — which departed South Station in Boston at 5:35 p.m. — was stopped shortly after the Boston Landing …

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