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Amazon Securities Fraud Case Prompts Look at Insider Trading

June 18, 2021

Insider trading laws in the United States are complex and widely varied. While other countries have made sweeping regulations against trading stocks of a company you know information about, the United States has more selective rules on the matter. A two-year sentence surrounding Amazon stock adds a new footnote. […]

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Elon Musk Says Tesla No Longer Accepting Bitcoin

May 23, 2021

Popular cryptocurrency Bitcoin is no longer acceptable tender at Tesla. Its mining and encryption measures involve a taxing computer process that many call an “environmental disaster.” What makes it so environmentally unfriendly? […]

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Art in the Tech Age: Digital Image Fetches $69 Million at Auction

March 19, 2021

In a sign of the times, a JPG file recently sold for $69.3 million at auction. The piece, known as “Everydays—The First 5,000 Days,” is a collage of every image the artist, known as Beeple, has posted online since 2007. Art and its perceived value are shifting in the digital age. […]

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Transportation Energy Key to the Golden Age of Electric Vehicles

March 17, 2021

Auto giants like GM and Volvo plan to phase out gas-powered vehicles by 2036. Meanwhile, Tesla’s automobiles have always been electric and startups like Rivian are supplying electric-powered pickups to Amazon. Electric vehicles are far more power-efficient. […]

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