There could be over half a dozen other potential buyers for the crypto derivatives exchange, the people told Bloomberg, adding that some of the interested parties have signed non-disclosure agreements. Blockchain.com, Gemini and Bitpanda did not immediately respond to Reuters' request for comment, while Kalshi could not be reached for comment. Crypto trading platform FTX filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States on Nov. 11 in the highest-profile crypto blowup to date, after traders pulled billions from the platform in three days and rival exchange Binance abandoned a rescue deal.
Members of a key party committee voted to adopt President Joe Biden's preferred changes to the nominating schedule.
Germany and five other countries on Friday joined in a debate that has drawn support and opposition from interest groups as they asked the European Commission for clarity on plans to make Big Tech pay some of the costs of Europe's telecoms network. Alphabet Inc unit Google, Netflix Inc, Meta, Amazon.com Inc and other tech giants, have labelled it an internet traffic tax and an attempt to appropriate money from one industry to support the old guard. The European Commission's industry chief Thierry Breton has said he will launch a consultation in early 2023 before proposing legislation.
The United States on Friday added Cuba, Nicaragua and Russia's Wagner mercenary group to a blacklist on international religious freedom, opening the path to potential sanctions.
The president and Congress headed off a potential work stoppage but failed to deliver paid sick days to the nation’s railway workers.
“At this point, there is no indication the shooting was politically motivated,” the Savannah Police department said in a statement.
In a letter exclusively shared with HuffPost, lawmakers led by Rep. Ilhan Omar and Sen. Elizabeth Warren urged the Treasury Department to “modernize” policies.
A Washington worker is suing Bright Horizons over the poaching fee in its contracts, saying the agreement is meant to keep wages down.
Democratic rival Adam Frisch has already conceded defeat, saying that he believes a new count will not change the election's outcome.
BERLIN (Reuters) -Germany does not want to follow the United States in generally banning products made by Chinese telecoms equipment makers such as Huawei, but will continue making such decisions on a case-by-case basis, an Economy Ministry spokesperson said on Friday. Berlin's relationship with Beijing has come under close scrutiny since Russia's invasion of Ukraine, which exposed the German economy's reliance on Russia for energy and made officials wary of a similar dependence on China for trade. Germany has come under particular pressure to take action on China's telecoms gear makers after the U.S. Federal Communications Commission last week banned approvals of new equipment from Huawei and ZTE because they pose "an unacceptable risk" to U.S. national security.
In an exclusive article for HuffPost, Prince William reflects on what sets the Earthshot Prize apart — and why there’s a case for hope in the climate crisis.
The program will be expanded to the recently launched 600-mile commercial lane between Fort Worth and El Paso in Texas to support customers of logistics business Uber Freight as it ships goods this holiday season, Aurora said on Friday. Uber Freight is a platform which connects shippers who need goods moved with available truck drivers. The companies launched their pilot program about a year ago to autonomously transport goods between Dallas and Houston.
"On some deeper level, I always knew that what had happened was rape. Still, when I was finally able to confront my ex, I felt like an impostor."
India's foreign exchange reserves rose for the third straight week, to $550.14 billion in the week through Nov. 25, the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) weekly statistical supplement showed on Friday. Since hitting an over two-year low of $524 billion in October, forex reserves have been rising as the dollar index fell off its peak.
He ordered the headset online the day after the shooting, according to the criminal complaint against him.
Reach Power Inc, a Silicon Valley startup that beams electricity wirelessly, said on Friday it had raised $30 million in a funding round that will help it commercialize its products. While big-dish antennas with high-power sources have been used to demonstrate similar technology in the past, Chris Davlantes, Reach founder and CEO said the recent development of high-power antennas that can precisely focus beams of energy, and software improvements for control have made it possible to create effective wireless power transmission systems. In a demonstration for Reuters, Davlantes connected a radio with no batteries to an antenna-based wireless power receiver that turned on the radio as far as 25 feet (7.6 meters) from the power transmitter.
Turmoil in the cryptocurrency industry has rattled major exchanges and sent the value of digital assets tumbling, but at least one group stands to gain: bankruptcy lawyers. High-profile bankruptcies involving crypto exchange FTX, hedge fund Three Arrows Capital and crypto lenders BlockFi, Celsius Network and Voyager Digital Ltd are generating new opportunities - and big fees - for law firms that counsel troubled companies. Large law firms can rake in more than $100 million in legal fees during a long-running bankruptcy, experts said.
More than a dozen NGOs have issued a letter accusing Indonesia of stymieing scientific research, after Jakarta banned a group of foreign academics who opposed an official claim that orangutan numbers are increasing.