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Sources: Tencent’s gaming studio TiMi Studios, which makes Honor of Kings and Call of Duty Mobile, generated $10B revenue in 2020 (Reuters)

Reuters:Sources: Tencent’s gaming studio TiMi Studios, which makes Honor of Kings and Call of Duty Mobile, generated $10B revenue in 2020  —  (Reuters) – Chinese tech giant Tencent’s Timi Studios, maker of popular video games Honor of Kings and Call of Duty Mobile, generated revenue of $10 billion last year …


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Sources: Facebook staff are raising concerns internally over allowing Chinese propaganda ads about Xinjiang, as Facebook awaits UN’s response to the situation (Newley Purnell/Wall Street Journal)

Newley Purnell / Wall Street Journal:Sources: Facebook staff are raising concerns internally over allowing Chinese propaganda ads about Xinjiang, as Facebook awaits UN’s response to the situation  —  Workers express concerns internally about advertisements and content by Beijing promoting message that mostly Muslim ethnic minorities in the region are thriving


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Uruguay-based dLocal, which offers payments processing services in 29 countries, raises $150M at a $5B valuation, quadrupling its valuation from September 2020 (Gillian Tan/Bloomberg)

Gillian Tan / Bloomberg:Uruguay-based dLocal, which offers payments processing services in 29 countries, raises $150M at a $5B valuation, quadrupling its valuation from September 2020  —  – D1 Capital, Bond are also investing in the payments unicorn  — Ex-JPMorgan banker Sumita Pandit joins the startup as COO


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Biden lets a ban imposed last June on H1-B and other foreign work visas expire; Trump said the ban was to protect public health and safeguard job market (Jason Breslow/NPR)

Jason Breslow / NPR:Biden lets a ban imposed last June on H1-B and other foreign work visas expire; Trump said the ban was to protect public health and safeguard job market  —  President Biden has allowed a ban on H1-B and other kinds of foreign work visas to expire, bringing to a close a dramatic…
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Regtech Solutions will Transform Regulatory Compliance

The emerging concept of regulatory technology (Regtech) has taken on new importance within the financial services ecosystem and beyond. During the COVID-19 pandemic, regulatory compliance has become more complicated. Today, Regtech is a highly dynamic and rapidly evolving market.  Regtech solutions will also become important within commercial areas other than financial services, as more regulated…
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GE supplying turbines for three Oklahoma wind power farms totaling 1.48 GW

Wind project developer Invenergy has selected GE to provide a variety of turbines for three farms totaling 1.48 GW in Oklahoma. GE will deliver the turbines for the North Central Wind Energy facilities in north-central and northwest Oklahoma. Invenergy is developing the project in partnership with Public Service Co. of Oklahoma (PSO), an American Electric…
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Sweden Hits 37% Plugin Share In March, New Policy Boost For Full Electrics

Sweden saw a plugin electric vehicle market share of 37% in March 2020, up from 27.2% in March 2020. Plugin hybrids gained share from a last minute pull-forward in March, ahead of a policy change from April 1st which now more strongly favours full electric vehicles, and further penalizes carbon emissions. The combined plugin result…
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History will rhyme by creating two CBDC reserve currencies during the New Cold War.

The history of reserve currencies has been told many times. The leading economic power hands the reserve currency baton to the emerging economic power. The last baton pass was from UK to USA. So will the next baton pass be from USA to China? That would be history repeating. My thesis is that it will…
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Filecoin Foundation donates $10M in FIL tokens to Internet Archive

The Internet Archive’s founder Brewster Kahle has joined the boards of advisors for the Filecoin Foundation and the Filecoin Foundation for the Decentralized Web.


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Bank of Thailand to begin central bank digital currency tests in 2022

Thailand’s central bank is calling for public comments on its proposed plan to launch a sovereign digital currency within the next five years.


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