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Rally opens up 30 year bond possibility for Turkey

A sustained revival of confidence in Turkish markets has caused the lira and other metrics to improve in recent days. That, market participants say, has strengthened the country’s standing in international debt markets to the point where it could consider a 30 year new issue, though concerns around rising US rates are simmering away in…
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Interplay, which develops enterprise focused VR training tools, raises $18M Series B led by Owl Ventures and S3 Ventures (Kyle Wiggers/VentureBeat)

Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat:Interplay, which develops enterprise focused VR training tools, raises $18M Series B led by Owl Ventures and S3 Ventures  —  Interplay, an Austin, Texas-based startup developing a 3D and virtual reality platform for trade workers, today announced that it raised $18 million.


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Sinch, a Twilio-competitor that offers messaging and marketing APIs, acquires Inteliquent, an interconnection provider for voice communications, for $1.14B (Ingrid Lunden/TechCrunch)

Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:Sinch, a Twilio-competitor that offers messaging and marketing APIs, acquires Inteliquent, an interconnection provider for voice communications, for $1.14B  —  After raising $690 million from SoftBank in December to make acquisitions, the Sweden-based cloud communications company Sinch …


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Report: the total value of all Ethereum-based non-fungible token transactions increased from $62M in 2019 to $250M+ in 2020; NFT art sales grew 2,800% in 2020 (Adriana Hamacher/Decrypt)

Adriana Hamacher / Decrypt:Report: the total value of all Ethereum-based non-fungible token transactions increased from $62M in 2019 to $250M+ in 2020; NFT art sales grew 2,800% in 2020  —  From virtual land to digital art, a comprehensive, new study delves into the booming market for non-fungible tokens.  —  Ethereum


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Internal docs: Amazon India has secretly favored big sellers, misrepresented its ties with them, and used them to circumvent tough foreign investment rules (Aditya Kalra/Reuters)

Aditya Kalra / Reuters:Internal docs: Amazon India has secretly favored big sellers, misrepresented its ties with them, and used them to circumvent tough foreign investment rules  —  NEW DELHI (Reuters) – It was early 2019, and senior Amazon.com Inc executive Jay Carney was preparing for an important meeting.


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Peak AI, which helps retailers and other companies use AI to make decisions, raises $21M Series B led by Oxx, bringing its total raised to $43M (Ingrid Lunden/TechCrunch)

Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:Peak AI, which helps retailers and other companies use AI to make decisions, raises $21M Series B led by Oxx, bringing its total raised to $43M  —  One of the biggest challenges for organizations in modern times is deciding where, when, and how to use the advances of technology …


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IDC: Chrome OS annual market share passed macOS for the first time in 2020, up 4.4% YoY to 10.8%, Windows fell 4.9% YoY to 80.5%, macOS up 0.8% YoY to 7.5% (Emil Protalinski/GeekWire)

Emil Protalinski / GeekWire:IDC: Chrome OS annual market share passed macOS for the first time in 2020, up 4.4% YoY to 10.8%, Windows fell 4.9% YoY to 80.5%, macOS up 0.8% YoY to 7.5%  —  New numbers show 2020 was the first year that Chromebooks outsold Macs, posting impressive market share gains at the expense…
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The Daily: Climate Change and the Texas Blackouts

One of the worst winter storms in years has plunged large parts of the United States into a deadly energy crisis. It may be a glimpse of America’s future.


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A Different Kind of Land Management: Let the Cows Stomp

Regenerative grazing can store more carbon in soils in the form of roots and other plant tissues. But how much can it really help the fight against climate change?


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