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David Meyer / Fortune:
The European Commission proposes a 3% tax on EU revenues of companies with global annual revenues of €750M+, like Google, Facebook, and Amazon   —  The European Commission wants to see big tech firms pay a 3% tax on some of their revenues.  This is a major break from the traditional way of calculating tax based on profits.
Mar 21, 2018, 9:00 AMIn context
Robert Hackett / Fortune:
Garrett Camp proposes Eco, a cryptocurrency that would run on verified nodes at universities and research institutes and have collective mining incentives   —  In November, Garrett Camp had just returned from his first trip to Africa—an “eye-opening” experience, he said …
Mar 1, 2018, 6:30 PMIn context
Robert Hackett / Fortune:
Profile of Circle, a Goldman Sachs and Baidu-backed cryptocurrency-focused financial services firm, as it buys crypto exchange Poloniex, source says for ~$400M   —  Circle, a cryptocurrency-focused financial-services firm, will announce today that it is buying crypto exchange Poloniex …
Feb 26, 2018, 8:25 AMIn context
Robert Hackett / Fortune:
Cybersecurity company PhishMe acquired by private equity firms BlackRock and Pamplona Capital Management for $400M and rebranded as Cofense   —  The trend of private equity firms snapping up cybersecurity businesses continues.  —  BlackRock and Pamplona Capital Management have jointly acquired PhishMe …
Feb 26, 2018, 8:00 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
How the US Marshals Service ends up selling hundreds of millions of dollars worth of cryptocurrency, seized in criminal cases by various federal agencies   —  When Alexandre Cazes hanged himself in a Thai jail cell in July, the 25-year-old left behind the trappings of a big-league drug dealer …
Feb 22, 2018, 9:15 AMIn context
Aaron Pressman / Fortune:
Profile of John Legere, who has more than doubled T-Mobile's revenue since 2012 with brash messaging and relentless focus on customers and frontline employees   —  The crowd in the ballroom at the Westin New York at Times Square on this February afternoon is in a partying mood well before sundown.
Feb 17, 2018, 2:00 AMIn context
Jen Wieczner / Fortune:
Hackers stole an estimated $50M+ over 3 years by buying Google Search ads, sending users to fake domains that looked like popular Bitcoin wallet Blockchain.info   —  For years, hackers have robbed Bitcoin investors, emptying their cryptocurrency wallets without fear of being caught thanks to the relative anonymity of the blockchain.
Feb 17, 2018, 12:30 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
Everipedia, a rival to Wikipedia that plans to use tokens to permit editing and reward users, raises $30M from investors including Galaxy Digital   —  Do we need a more lively Wikipedia for the Snapchat generation?  The founders of a fast-growing site called Everipedia …
Feb 8, 2018, 2:25 PMIn context
Valentina Zarya / Fortune:
PitchBook: all-female founding teams received ~2.2% of $85B total invested by VCs in 2017, up from 1.9% in 2016, as all-male founding teams received ~79%   —  Things are changing for women in the startup and venture capital world.  Last year, a handful of them came forward to share their stories …
Jan 31, 2018, 3:15 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Fortune:
Coinbase partners with Trading Technologies, a trading software provider, enabling financial institutions to trade on Coinbase's GDAX cryptocurrency exchange   —  The crypto-currency exchange Coinbase on Thursday announced a new tie-up between its institutional platform, GDAX, and Trading Technologies …
Jan 26, 2018, 6:50 AMIn context

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