Zip eyes millennials with planned launch of crypto trading in the US next year

Australian “buy now, pay later” (BNPL) firm Zip, the smaller rival to Square’s recently-acquired Afterpay, is hitching its future growth prospects to the cryptocurrency industry. Zip USA CEO Brad Lindenberg told attendees at the company’s first retail investor day that “The innovation around crypto feels like the internet did in 1995.” The company’s interest in… Continue reading Zip eyes millennials with planned launch of crypto trading in the US next year

Biden pitches spending plan, declares 'climate crisis is here' while talking Ida, wildfire response

Fox News Flash top headlines for September 2 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. President Biden on Thursday, in laying out his administration’s response efforts to Hurricane Ida and wildfires in California, declared that the "climate crisis is here," while pushing Congress to take action in his government… Continue reading Biden pitches spending plan, declares 'climate crisis is here' while talking Ida, wildfire response

The Premier’s management plan has failed again

Credit:Illustration: Andrew Dyson To submit a letter to The Age, email [email protected] Please include your home address and telephone number. LOCKDOWN The Premier’s management plan has failed again So, according to Dan Andrews, he had no choice but to lock down the state again, on the back of just eight cases. Just a day after… Continue reading The Premier’s management plan has failed again

Lt. Gov. announces plan to combat crime: give tax credits to Georgians who donate to police departments

Georgia Secretary of State looks forward to ‘beating’ Dems in court over ‘very strong’ voting restrictions case Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger discusses the DOJ’s suit against the state’s voting rights law. Georgia's lieutenant governor announced a new plan to combat crime in the state as violence continues to rise in the state and… Continue reading Lt. Gov. announces plan to combat crime: give tax credits to Georgians who donate to police departments

Wellington drinking water plant deemed compliant after power outage breach

An investigation has found Waterloo Treatment Plant is compliant after a power cut stopped ultra-violet filters from working and partially untreated drinking water had to be drained from the network. Water at the Lower Hutt plant is treated with a “double barrier” system where both chlorine and ultra-violet units are used. But in November last… Continue reading Wellington drinking water plant deemed compliant after power outage breach

Senate Democrats unveil plan for federal marijuana legalization

Fox Business Flash top headlines for July 14 Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., Senate Finance Chairman Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Senator Cory Booker, D-N.J., introduced a discussion draft on Wednesday for the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act, which aims to legalize marijuana at the federal level. "This is… Continue reading Senate Democrats unveil plan for federal marijuana legalization

Coinbase Announces Hiring Plans, Aims To 'Expand The Understanding Of Crypto' To Over 1 Billion Indians

Leading US crypto exchange Coinbase has indicated that its India office plans are on track. The company is going to set up a tech hub in India. About two months after coinbase hired former Google Pay lead engineer Pankaj Gupta as VP Engineering and Site Lead, on July 2, Coinbase co-founder Brian Armstrong tweeted: “Coinbase… Continue reading Coinbase Announces Hiring Plans, Aims To 'Expand The Understanding Of Crypto' To Over 1 Billion Indians

Democrats' plan for $15 minimum wage a jobs killer: Grover Norquist

Raising minimum wage to $15 ‘kills’ jobs: Grover Norquist Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist provides insight into President Biden’s plans for the minimum wage. Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist said he supports the "Ensuring Economic Recovery Act," which mandates an investigation into the impact of Democrats’ proposed $15 per hour federal minimum… Continue reading Democrats' plan for $15 minimum wage a jobs killer: Grover Norquist

Catholic bishops advance plan to rebuke Biden over abortion

More On: joe biden Biden’s silence on executions adds to death penalty disarray Kim Jong Un vows to be ready for ‘dialogue and confrontation’ with US The week in whoppers: Biden’s fake facts, Fauci’s revisionism and more Biden’s tough new line against Beijing is a tribute to Donald Trump US Catholic bishops overwhelmingly approved the… Continue reading Catholic bishops advance plan to rebuke Biden over abortion

New health insurance plan aimed at cutting costs is headed to Colorado governor’s desk

A Colorado bill aimed at lowering the cost of health insurance is through the Colorado legislature and on to the governor, who has indicated it’s a top priority for his office. HB21-1232 was supposed to be a full public option — that is, the state offered an insurance plan — but that fell by the… Continue reading New health insurance plan aimed at cutting costs is headed to Colorado governor’s desk

Biden plan to double capital-gains taxes will hurt economy to fuel giveaways to Dem special interests

More On: joe biden AOC can’t attend Biden address because of ‘very strict’ House COVID rules Get set for dangerous Critical Race Theory in every school in America Biden, climate warriors can’t face costs of going green Biden’s ‘crisis’ crisis and other commentary President Joe Biden has already vowed to slam the recovering US economy… Continue reading Biden plan to double capital-gains taxes will hurt economy to fuel giveaways to Dem special interests

Biden’s tax plan could get Mathias Cormann off to a flying start at the OECD

Mathias Cormann, with help from the Biden administration in the US, may be able to start his term as secretary-general of the OECD with the successful delivery of a troubled project that’s been nearly a decade in the making. Since about 2013 the OECD and the G20 group of advanced economies have been working on… Continue reading Biden’s tax plan could get Mathias Cormann off to a flying start at the OECD

Texas plan to lift Covid mask mandate branded ‘absolutely reckless’ by California Gov as state says it will reopen fully

A DECISION to abolish the statewide mask mandate in Texas has been branded "absolutely reckless" by California Governor Gavin Newsom. Texas Gov Greg Abbott announced on Tuesday that after eight months, people will no longer be required to wear masks in public from March 10 as he looks to reopen the state "100 per cent".… Continue reading Texas plan to lift Covid mask mandate branded ‘absolutely reckless’ by California Gov as state says it will reopen fully

Texas plan to lift Covid mask mandate branded ‘absolutely reckless’ by California Gov as state says it will reopen fully

A DECISION to abolish the statewide mask mandate in Texas has been branded "absolutely reckless" by California Governor Gavin Newsom. Texas Gov Greg Abbott announced on Tuesday that after eight months, people will no longer be required to wear masks in public from March 10 as he looks to reopen the state "100 per cent".… Continue reading Texas plan to lift Covid mask mandate branded ‘absolutely reckless’ by California Gov as state says it will reopen fully

Russian mobile networks plan wallet and payment services for digital ruble

Two leading Russia telecoms operators are in talks to provide mobile wallet and other services that would support a digital ruble, according to reports emerging in local media. Mobile networks Beeline and Megafon are reported to be considering supporting services for an eventual central bank digital currency (CBDC), which would effectively equip millions of citizens… Continue reading Russian mobile networks plan wallet and payment services for digital ruble

"We don’t plan to invest in Bitcoin," says CEO of company that made the Pontiac Aztek

Mary Barra, who has served as the chief executive officer of General Motors for seven years, said the company has no immediate plans to emulate Tesla’s Bitcoin purchase. During GM’s Q4 2020 earnings call today, Barra said the firm would monitor demand for customers wanting to pay for vehicles using Bitcoin (BTC), but didn’t intend… Continue reading "We don’t plan to invest in Bitcoin," says CEO of company that made the Pontiac Aztek

How EU failed to plan for vaccines rollout

How EU failed to plan for vaccine rollout: Brussels spent seven times less than Britain or US on developing jabs before they passed clinical trials – with Europe’s delivery now mired in crisis Figures show UK spent £25.00 per person, US £24.02 and the EU only £3.51  UK and US had Pfizer orders last July… Continue reading How EU failed to plan for vaccines rollout

Grant Shapps pushes plan for driverless cars

Britons could be the first drivers allowed to take their hands off the wheel on motorways to watch films, send texts or check emails as Grant Shapps pushes plan for driverless cars New lanekeeping technology introduced was introduced to Britain on Friday Introduction is stage three of five needed to see self-driving cars on the road   Grant… Continue reading Grant Shapps pushes plan for driverless cars

San Francisco plan would ban tobacco smoking, vaping inside apartments — but weed OK: report

Fox News Flash top headlines for December 2 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. The latest move by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors may have gone one toke over the line. The city and county officials on Tuesday gave initial approval to a proposed ban on cigarette… Continue reading San Francisco plan would ban tobacco smoking, vaping inside apartments — but weed OK: report

Top CEOs met to plan response to Trump’s election denial

WASHINGTON — Only a few of America’s CEOs have made public statements about President Donald Trump’s refusal to accept his election loss, but in private, many are alarmed and talking about what collective action would be necessary if they see an imminent threat to democracy. On Nov. 6, more than two dozen CEOs of major… Continue reading Top CEOs met to plan response to Trump’s election denial

Joe Biden’s tax plan will raise rates for all, Kayleigh McEnany claims

Biden’s plan to reverse Trump’s tax cuts will raise income taxes for all: Kayleigh McEnany ‘It’s a lie’ that Joe Biden’s plans to reverse President Trump’s tax cuts would only impact those making more than $400,000, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany argues. “It's a lie” that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's plans to reverse… Continue reading Joe Biden’s tax plan will raise rates for all, Kayleigh McEnany claims

Institutional investors plan to buy every Bitcoin price dip, data suggests

A new survey commissioned by crypto asset insurance company, Evertas, a cryptocurrency insurance firm, found that institutional investors plan to significantly increase their stakes in Bitcoin (BTC) and other digital assets in the future. After surveying 50 institutional investors that collectively manage over $78 billion in assets in the United States and United Kingdom, a… Continue reading Institutional investors plan to buy every Bitcoin price dip, data suggests

Secure Savings Plan could save Colorado taxpayers $10 billion over the long haul – The Denver Post

Colorado Treasurer Dave Young laid out the roadmap for the state’s new Secure Savings Plan, which he said will take at least two years to get up and running, but could save taxpayers $10 billion over the long haul by boosting the retirement assets of workers in the state. “We are very sensitive to the… Continue reading Secure Savings Plan could save Colorado taxpayers $10 billion over the long haul – The Denver Post

Hollywood reopen plan stops short of sacrificing ‘intimate scenes’

Hollywood wants badly to reopen — but not enough to give up the hot-and-heavy make-out scenes. In a 22-page document provided to the governors of New York  and California on Monday, Hollywood studios made their case for restarting TV and film production. And while the report is mainly filled with no-brainer recommendations, including that cast… Continue reading Hollywood reopen plan stops short of sacrificing ‘intimate scenes’