Wealth

Google’s dedicated “sustainability” landing page is where the tech giant outlines its goals to combat climate change — like being carbon free by 2030 — and shows status reports on its environmental efforts, such as making a “hyperlocal” air quality map. Combating climate change is a “foundational value” for Google and other Silicon Valley companies,
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As Americans recover from the widespread economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, some are already looking ahead and putting “financial defenses” in place to head off the next period of uncertainty. More than half, 58%, of Americans say they’re in “financial recovery mode,” according to Northwestern Mutual’s recent 2021 Planning & Progress Study. The annual survey,
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Five years ago, Lindsay McCormick was working as a TV producer on HGTV’s “House Hunters.” She was traveling the country, living out of a suitcase, and relying heavily on travel-size toiletries. “I kept going through toothpaste tubes and I was just like, this feels so wasteful,” McCormick says. An avid surfer and former surf instructor,
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When comparing different blockchains, billionaire Mark Cuban looks at a few specific characteristics before investing. “Most people look at speed and cost compared to BTC [bitcoin] or ETH [ethereum],” Cuban tells CNBC Make It. “While those things can be important, I look at blockchains as networks with development platforms via smart contracts.”  Cuban is referring
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Elizabeth Holmes, founder and former chief executive officer of Theranos, center, exits U.S. federal court in San Jose, California on May 6, 2021. Nina Riggio | Bloomberg | Getty Images In the case of Elizabeth Holmes apparently all publicity isn’t good publicity. Attorneys for the former Theranos CEO are citing widespread negative coverage as a
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Though billionaire investor Ray Dalio, founder of the world’s largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates, has previously expressed concern about the future of bitcoin, he has also noted that the cryptocurrency earned his respect. Now, he reveals, “I have some bitcoin,” Dalio told CoinDesk during its 2021 Consensus conference. The interview was recorded on May 6
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Before Vitalik Buterin co-created Ethereum, he first learned about bitcoin in 2011, when he was 17 years old. Initially he dismissed it, but Buterin eventually connected with the idea of bitcoin after a second look, he told Wired in 2019. Like many bitcoin evangelists, Buterin, a Russian-Canadian programmer, was curious about the decentralized payment system.
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Vaccinated and unvaccinated Americans have different attitudes about the idea of traveling this spring, according to the findings from a marketing technology company. And they’re not different in the way you might assume. With travel bookings surging, data from New York-based Zeta Global indicates that unvaccinated Americans appear more comfortable traveling ’ and to more
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