Voyager Digital Sale On Hold As Binance.US Faces Market Manipulation Charges

The planned $1 billion sale of Voyager Digital to Binance.US has hit a speed bump as a federal judge granted the United States government’s request for an emergency stay.  The move comes after the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) filed a lawsuit against Binance’s global entity for allegedly allowing U.S. customers to trade cryptocurrency derivatives […]

Leah Williamson tops BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour Power List

England captain Leah Williamson has topped the 2023 edition of the BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour Power List, recognising her work both on and off the pitch. Williamson led the Lionesses to Euro 2022 glory on home soil last summer – a first senior international trophy for a male or female England football team since […]

Self-driving startup Venti raises $28.8 million to speed up growth

LONDON : Self-driving startup Venti Technologies said on Tuesday it has raised $28.8 million in Series A funding to speed up the growth of its autonomous vehicle (AV) business for customers the logistics and supply chain industry. Investors in the funding round included LG Technology Ventures, the venture capital arm of LG Corp unit LG […]

LAUSD budget inches higher as teacher union talks heat up

For months, the Los Angeles Unified School District had been saying that, despite an ending balance of $4.93 billion for the current school year, the district could be at financial risk in the future. Part of that equation changed Monday, when the district updated that figure to $5.12 billion — while also stating the system’s […]

Pray For Rain: Spanish Farmers Hold Unique Mass Amid Drought

L’ESPUNYOLA, Spain (AP) — When Josep Altarriba looks across his parched fields, the Spanish farmer can’t remember a time of such widespread drought in Catalonia. If it doesn’t rain in the next two weeks, he says there’s little chance of saving the harvest. What can be done? For the mountain villagers of L’Espunyola, the answer […]

How Build On Bitcoin Space Is Bringing Education And Mining To Thailand

The founder of Bangkok’s Build On Bitcoin Space discusses Southeast Asia’s Bitcoin-only community and renewable mining in Thailand. In this conversation, Piccolo from the Build On Bitcoin Space in Bangkok, Thailand joined me to chat about Bitcoin adoption in Southeast Asia, where the culture and language differ greatly from those of the many westerners likely […]

Liberals set to table 2023 budget. What will be in it? – National

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland is set to table a federal budget in the House of Commons on Tuesday afternoon, which a federal source says will include plans to go after predatory lending and more details on dental care as part of a pitch to make life more affordable. The government official, who was granted anonymity […]

Kotaku Royale, A Week Of Battle Royale Themed Content

It’s Aries season, Women’s History Month, the start of spring, and Kotaku Royale week. What’s that last one, you ask? Well, we’re spending all week bringing you exclusive interviews with the teams behind your favorite battle royales, pointed opinions about the state of Warzone and the genre at large, hot takes on Fornite dance emotes, […]

Study finds women college leaders of color face more bias

When Julianna Barnes set her sights on a career in academia, she envisioned eventually becoming a vice president of an institution and assumed it would be her pinnacle role in the profession. She couldn’t imagine herself, a Mexican Filipina American, as a college president, much less a university chancellor, because she’d never seen someone like […]

Fed official: SVB itself was main cause of bank’s failure

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s top financial regulator is asserting that Silicon Valley Bank’s own management was largely to blame for the bank’s failure earlier this month and says the Federal Reserve will review whether a 2018 law that weakened stricter bank rules also contributed to its collapse. “SVB’s failure is a textbook case of […]

The Newest Adventure Sweeping New Zealand

New Zealand has long been known as one of the world’s greatest adventure travel hotspots. From bungee jumping, whitewater rafting, and heliskiing, to jet boating, mountain biking, hiking, and swimming with sharks and dolphins, the list of experiences on offer is long. Now there’s a new one to add to the list: packrafting. Done with […]