MONEY

Iceland is expected to use more energy on mining bitcoin than on powering homes this year

11/02/2018 20:30:00

By Egill Bjarnason | AP, KEFLAVIK, Iceland — Iceland is expected to use more energy “mining” bitcoins and other virtual currencies this year than it uses

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The Trump administration wants to turn the International Space Station into a commercially run venture, NASA document shows

11/02/2018 18:27:00

The White House wants to turn the International Space Station into a commercially run venture after 2024, according to an internal NASA document obtained by

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OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma stops promoting opioids, cuts sales staff

10/02/2018 20:14:00

By Reuters, OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma said on Saturday that it has cut its sales force in half and will stop promoting opioids to

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Roses are cheap on Valentine’s Day – because of where they come from

10/02/2018 21:20:00

The majority of roses Americans give one another on Valentine’s Day, roughly 200 million in all, grow here, the savanna outside Bogota, summoned from the soil

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Sudden appearance of electric scooters irks Santa Monica officials

10/02/2018 17:29:00

By Noah Smith, SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Black, electric-powered scooters suddenly began appearing on the downtown streets, suburban sidewalks and beachside a few months

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Meet the one guy who’s happy about the wild swings in the stock market

10/02/2018 17:30:00

By Thomas Heath, <img src="https://www.washingtonpost.com/r/2010-2019/WashingtonPost/2018/02/09/Production/Sunday/SunBiz/Images/trader0211.gif" width="100%" /><div style="width:100%;margin-left:10px;margin-bottom:10px"><p class="pb-caption">Photos by Getty Images and Reuters</p></div> If you have a pulse and own a stock, you probably

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Wonkblog: The stock market decline may not be over yet

05/02/2018 18:00:00

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, on Feb. 5. U.S. stocks remained down after recovering from

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Dow surges at the finish in a week of heavy losses

09/02/2018 23:42:00

By Steven Mufson and Emily Rauhala, U.S. stock markets seesawed again Friday, capping a head-spinning week that wiped out as much as $3 trillion in

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Five things to know before you buy an Apple HomePod

09/02/2018 18:37:00

Apple's talking speaker, the HomePod, goes on sale Feb. 9. Post tech columnist Geoffrey A. Fowler says there are five things you should know before

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Contract award spurs fears Amazon might have inside track to big cloud contract

09/02/2018 17:28:00

By Christian Davenport and Aaron Gregg, A Pentagon decision to award a cloud computing contract worth up to $950 million to a company that

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