States work to rein in tech companies’ influence

New York state Sen. Michael Gianaris was ecstatic in 2018 when Amazon named Long Island City a front-runner for its new headquarters, a project that would bring 25,000 jobs and $2.5 billion in construction spending to his district in Queens.

Why Are Cryptocurrencies So Volatile? It’s Normal. Here’s Why.

Surely, the value of cryptocurrencies has risen. When the pioneer cryptocurrency, Bitcoin (BTC), launched in 2009, it wasn’t until 2010 that it was first used in a financial transaction: A Florida man paid 10,000 BTC for two large pizzas. At the time, BTC barely had any value (about $0.003). Years later, the internet won’t get enough […]