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Kevin Costner Announces That He Is Done With ‘Yellowstone’

The actor and director is turning his attention to his ambitious film series about post-Civil War America.It’s official: Kevin Costner will not be returning to television’s hit neo-western “Yellowstone” for its final episodes or for any future “Yellowstone” offshoot, ending speculation…

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$3.34 Trillion

The market value on Tuesday of Nvidia, whose chips have made it possible to create A.I. systems.It’s a number that kept going up, with few signs of slowing down.Nvidia, the chip maker, became the most valuable public company on Tuesday with…

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Oil Projects Must Consider Full Climate Impact, Top U.K. Court Rules

Previously, local council and planning groups in Britain had to weigh only the planet-warming emissions from their own operations.Britain’s highest court has ruled that local councils and planning groups must consider the full environmental impact of new fossil fuel projects when…

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Billionaire Tech CEO Michael Dell Signals Bitcoin Interest Via Michael Saylor Retweet

Michael Dell, CEO of $100-billion-plus market cap Dell Technologies (DELL), showed at least some vague interest in bitcoin (BTC), recirculating a BTC-friendly post on X from Bitcoin evangelist Michael Saylor. It started Thursday when Dell posted, "Scarcity creates value." That prompted…

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Billionaire Tech CEO Michael Dell Signals Bitcoin Interest Via Michael Saylor Retweet

Michael Dell, CEO of $100-billion-plus market cap Dell Technologies (DELL), showed at least some vague interest in bitcoin (BTC), recirculating a BTC-friendly post on X from Bitcoin evangelist Michael Saylor. It started Thursday when Dell posted, "Scarcity creates value." That prompted…

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Boeing Is Expected to Evade Criminal Charges for Violating Settlement

The Justice Department will require the aircraft manufacturer to install an independent federal monitor to oversee safety and quality issues.The Justice Department is expected to allow Boeing to escape criminal prosecution for violating the terms of a 2021 settlement related to…

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260 McNuggets? McDonald’s Ends A.I. Drive-Through Tests Amid Errors

Ordering mistakes frustrated customers during nearly three years of tests. But competitors like White Castle and Wendy’s say their A.I. ordering systems have been highly accurate.In the nearly three years since McDonald’s announced that it was partnering with IBM to develop…

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US green groups back proposed SBTi rule change to boost corporate carbon credit use

Several leading US environmental groups have waded into the ongoing row over the use of carbon offsets to tackle supply chain emissions, after publishing an open letter to the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) which backs proposals that would give corporates…

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How Billionaire Donors Are Reshaping the Trump-Biden Race

Wealthy donors including Timothy Mellon helped Donald Trump’s campaign out-raise President Biden’s last month, but Democratic supporters are still spending.Donald Trump trailed President Biden in fund-raising for months but has closed the gap.Doug Mills/The New York TimesBillionaires versus billionairesDonald Trump has…

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‘Hardware is hard’: Inside Octopus Energy’s plan to take heat pumps into the mainstream

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‘Shovel-ready’ clean power; Reform UK, and Dale Vince backs Labour: BusinessGreen’s most read stories of the week

Study: Clean energy firms sitting on more than 700GW of 'shovel ready' projects Octopus Energy calls for urgent action to tackle a grid connection queue that has grown to more than 700GW in the past year. - by Stuart Stone (@sstone26) Reform…

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Meme Coin Liquidity Hits Record High Even as Bid-Ask Spread Spotlights Risk

Record liquidity, measured by 1% market depth, suggests ease in executing orders and stable prices. Nevertheless, bid-ask spreads remain elevated, a sign the tokens are still considered relatively risky. Executing trades in prominent meme coins is easier than ever now that…

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Meme Coin Liquidity Hits Record High Even as Bid-Ask Spread Spotlights Risk

Record liquidity, measured by 1% market depth, suggests ease in executing orders and stable prices. Nevertheless, bid-ask spreads remain elevated, a sign the tokens are still considered relatively risky. Executing trades in prominent meme coins is easier than ever now that…

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First Mover Americas: Bitcoin Falls Below $64K Following $900M in ETF Outflows

This article originally appeared in First Mover, CoinDesk’s daily newsletter, putting the latest moves in crypto markets in context. Subscribe to get it in your inbox every day. Latest Prices (CoinDesk) Top Stories Bitcoin fell to its lowest in over a…

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First Mover Americas: Bitcoin Falls Below $64K Following $900M in ETF Outflows

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$10bn Bezos Earth Fund director: ‘Next wave’ in green finance is climate adaptation

Corporations and investors are doing a first-rate job of investing in clean energy, according to Paul Bodnar, director of sustainable finance, industry and diplomacy at the Bezos Earth Fund. But the most important emerging opportunities for climate finance lie in two…

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U.S. Lawmakers Visit Detained Binance Exec in Nigeria, Call for Release

Rep. French Hill and Rep. Chrissy Houlahan visited Tigran Gambaryan in Kuje prison. Hill asked the U.S. embassy to advocate for the humanitarian release of the Binance executive. Gambaryan has been detained in Nigeria since February. U.S. lawmakers Rep. French Hill…

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U.S. Lawmakers Visit Detained Binance Exec in Nigeria, Call for Release

Rep. French Hill and Rep. Chrissy Houlahan visited Tigran Gambaryan in Kuje prison. Hill asked the U.S. embassy to advocate for the humanitarian release of the Binance executive. Gambaryan has been detained in Nigeria since February. U.S. lawmakers Rep. French Hill…

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Former Tory Minister backs Labour, accuses Sunak of ‘siding with climate deniers’

Rishi Sunak's embattled campaign for re-election received a further blow today, as former Energy Minister Chris Skidmore became the most senior Conservative to date to announce they would be backing Labour at the upcoming election. Skidmore, who attended Cabinet as Energy…

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AI ‘deepfake’ calls for Question Time ‘Climate Showdown’ election special

A new campaign is calling on the BBC to host a Leaders Debate dedicated to quizzing Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and Opposition Leader Keir Starmer on climate issues, backed by an online 'deepfake' video envisioning how such a programme would work.…

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Study: Clean tech ‘energy patriotism’ could slash homes’ foreign energy dependence by 80 per cent

Clean technologies could slash British households' dependence on imported fossil fuels by 80 per cent over the next five years, drastically reducing their exposure to volatile oil and gas prices. That is the headline conclusion of a new analysis from the Energy…

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Winklevoss Twins Say They Each Gave $1 Million to Trump Presidential Campaign

Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, the executives atop Gemini, gave $1 million each to the campaign of former President Donald Trump, the two announced on X. The two had already been major donors for 2024 U.S. campaigns, each previously giving about $2.7…

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