After bitcoin’s wild week, traders brace for futures launch

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9th December

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The newest way to bet on bitcoin, the cyptocurrency that has taken Wall Street by storm with its stratospheric price rise and wild daily gyrations, will arrive on Sunday when bitcoin futures start trading.


#NoRussiaNoGames: Twitter ‘bots’ boost Russian backlash against Olympic ban

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9th December

MOSCOW (Reuters) – What began as a grassroots online campaign featuring a schoolboy has grown into a mass hashtag protest against Russia’s exclusion from the Winter Olympics – backed by what appear to be fake Twitter accounts and users connected to past pro-Kremlin causes.


Apple in talks to acquire music identification app Shazam: source

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8th December

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc is in talks to acquire Shazam Entertainment Ltd, whose software helps users identify songs by pointing their phone at an audio source, according to a person familiar with the situation.