• Kentucky Derby, NFL draft pull in television viewers

    2 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - Two sporting events last week - the Kentucky Derby and first round of the NFL draft - pulled in more television viewers than the Oscars, something inconceivable only a couple of years ago.
    The Nielsen company said 14.5 million people watched Medina Spirit win the Derby on Saturday, and all the surrounding hoopla of the event, on NBC. The draft's opening, televised on ABC, ESPN and the NFL Network, reached 12.6 million people combined.
    Less than two weeks earlier the Academy Awards, once one of the most-watched events of the year, barely topped 10 million viewers.
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  • Revel's Frank Reig shares how he built his business and what he's planning

    2 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    It's only been three years since they hit the streets and Revel's blue electric mopeds have already become a common sight in New York, San Francisco and a growing number of U.S. cities. However, Revel founder and CEO Frank Reig has set his sights far beyond building a shared moped service.
    In fact, since the beginning of 2021, Revel has launched an e-bike subscription service , an EV charging station venture and an all-electric rideshare service driven by a fleet of 50 Teslas.
    So we caught up with Reig to talk about what he learned from building the company, how Revel's business strategy...
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  • A bill in New York aims to halt bitcoin mining for 3 years until its environmental impact can be assessed

    A bill in New York aims to halt bitcoin mining for 3 years until its environmental impact can be assessed

    2 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement A bill introduced in the New York State Senate is seeking to halt bitcoin mining for three years until the state has assessed its impact on the environment.
    New York Senate Bill 6486 was presented by Senator Kevin Parker to the State Senate's Environmental Conservation Committee on Monday, The Block first reported.
    The bill will specifically look into the greenhouse gas emissions caused by bitcoin mining, including its effects on water, air, and wildlife. The assessment will produce a report, which will then be issued to the public and will be subject to a 120-day...
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  • A bill in New York aims to halt bitcoin mining for 3 years until its environmental impact can be assessed

    2 days ago - By Business Insider

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    A bill in New York seeks to halt bitcoin mining for three years until its environmental impact can be assessed.
    The bill would specifically look into the greenhouse gas emissions caused by bitcoin mining.
    If passed, it will affect a growing bitcoin mining industry in upstate New York.
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    A bill introduced in the New York State Senate is seeking to halt bitcoin mining for three years until the state has assessed its impact on the environment. New York Senate Bill 6486 was...
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