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Microsoft Promises 5 More Xbox Exclusives, Game Pass Demos In The Next Year

Microsoft Promises 5 More Xbox Exclusives, Game Pass Demos In The Next Year

Image: Microsoft Microsoft laid out some of its big plans for gaming ahead of Sunday’s Xbox and Bethesda showcase, and those plans include a steady stream of more big exclusives, expanded Game Pass perks, and bringing video game cloud streaming directly to smart TVs. Most of the plans are forward-looking, but Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil …

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5 things to know before the stock market opens Thursday

5 things to know before the stock market opens Thursday

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Futures essentially flat following Wednesday’s declines Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, June 3, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters U.S. stock futures were essentially flat Thursday, as …

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'The mood is very grim': Once-hot fintech sector faces IPO delays and consolidation

‘The mood is very grim’: Once-hot fintech sector faces IPO delays and consolidation

Investment in fintech is slowing as worries around rising inflation and the prospect of higher interest rates have dented economic sentiment. Elena Noviello | Moment | Getty Images AMSTERDAM — Financial technology companies are putting IPO plans on hold and cutting expenses as fears of an impending recession cause a shift in how investors view …

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Ethereum just completed a successful dress rehearsal for its most important upgrade ever

Ethereum just completed a successful dress rehearsal for its most important upgrade ever

INA FASSBENDER | AFP | Getty Images Ethereum just completed its first big dress rehearsal for a long-awaited makeover that will be its most significant overhaul since the digital currency was launched nearly a decade ago. Cryptocurrencies such as ethereum and bitcoin are often criticized for the process of mining to generate new coins. Both …

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