Twitter’s Dorsey auctions first ever tweet as digital memorabilia – Thomson Reuters Foundation

The highest bid for the tweet stood at $100,000 at 0125 GMT on Saturday (Adds updated bid) March 5 (Reuters) – “just setting up my twttr” – the first ever tweet on the platform is up for sale after Twitter boss Jack Dorsey listed his famous post as a unique digital signature on a website for selling tweets as non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The post, sent from Dorsey’s account in March of 2006, received offers on Friday that went as high as $88,888.88 within minutes of the Twitter co-founder tweeting a…

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Javits Center Now 24/7 Vaccination Site After Shipment Of Johnson & Johnson Shot – Gothamist

Jacob Javits Center is officially a 24/7 vaccination site after state officials announced a pilot program to administer its allotment of Johnson & Johnson’s one-dose COVID-19 shot there, adding to the list of sites across the city that are offering vaccines round the clock. Appointments were already booked overnight for the Johnson & Johnson shot, which will only be offered at the massive Manhattan convention center from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. seven days a week. New Yorkers can also receive the vaccines produced by Moderna and Pfizer at the…

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Bitcoin traders worry as BTC price remains pinned below $50K – Cointelegraph

The price of Bitcoin (BTC) has failed to break above the psychological $50,000 resistance going into the weekend and has dropped below the $48,000 level on March 6.  BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: Tradingview Now traders are watching whether BTC/USD can break above the $50,000 level to resume the bull cycle. Conversely, a drop below the recent lows below $46,000 will likely open the door to new lower lows, which may then pose a threat to the bull run that has been in place for almost a year, at…

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Texas utility manager rejects calls to fix $16B in overcharges | TheHill – The Hill

Texas’s utility manager rejected calls on Friday to fix $16 billion in overcharges that occurred amid power outages caused by last month’s winter storm. Arthur D’Andrea, chairman of the the Public Utility Commission of Texas, suggested during a commission meeting on Friday that the error would be too hard to fix, the Austin American-Statesman reported. “It’s just nearly impossible to unscramble this sort of egg,” he said, according to the news outlet. ADVERTISEMENT D’Andrea added that any actions designed to help customers might have unintended consequences due to private transactions outside of view, The Wall Street…

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SpaceX’s Starlink Internet Service: First Reports From Users – InsideEVs

This article comes to us courtesy of EVANNEX, which makes and sells aftermarket Tesla accessories. The opinions expressed therein are not necessarily our own at InsideEVs, nor have we been paid by EVANNEX to publish these articles. We find the company’s perspective as an aftermarket supplier of Tesla accessories interesting and are happy to share its content free of charge. Enjoy! Posted on EVANNEX on March 06, 2021 by Charles Morris Starlink is a satellite-based internet service run by Elon Musk’s SpaceX. Its main mission is to provide good internet coverage to rural regions and other…

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Amazon Is Paying Consultants Nearly $10,000 a Day to Obstruct Union… – Truthout

Prisons & Policing The House Passed a Bill Named for George Floyd. It Won’t Stop Police Killings. Racial Justice Cornel West: The Whiteness of Harvard and Wall Street Is “Jim Crow, New Style” Politics & Elections FBI Arrests Former Trump Appointee for Role in January 6 Capitol Breach Politics & Elections Right-Wing Supreme Court Justices May Weaken Key Provision of Voting Rights Act Environment & Health Reckless Governors Are Lobbing a Hand Grenade Into Biden’s COVID Plan Politics & Elections Georgia Bill Would Criminalize Giving Water to Voters Waiting in…

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Ten years ago, 241 Texas power plants couldn’t take the cold. Dozens of them failed again this year. – The Washington Post

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IMAX CEO sees blockbuster summer season: ‘People are screaming to come back to movies’ – Yahoo Finance

Bloomberg Biggest Players in the Short-Selling Game Are Getting a Pass (Bloomberg) — It’s in the air again, on Reddit, in Congress, in the C-suite: Hedge funds that get rich off short-selling are the enemy. The odd thing is, the biggest players in the game are getting a pass.Those would be the asset managers, pension plans and sovereign wealth funds that provide the vast majority of securities used to take bearish positions. Without the likes of BlackRock Inc. and State Street Corp., the California Public Employees’ Retirement System and the…

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Billionaire Mark Cuban Investing in New Crypto Project Centered on Booming NFT Space – The Daily Hodl

Billionaire entrepreneur and investor Mark Cuban is investing in a non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace. In a new tweet, digital items trading platform Mintable reveals that the Shark Tank star is an official investor in their project. Its official! 🔥 Mark Cuban (@mcuban) has invested in Mintable & we are now proud to be one of the Mark Cuban Companies! Mintable is also hiring multiple jobs-engineering (frontend, full stack)-ux/ui-marketing-customer support Email resume to [email protected] to apply! — Mintable (@mintable_app) March 4, 2021 Mintable’s marketplace allows users to mint, buy and sell…

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