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Startups and the State: Growing French Tech

May 05, 2021 In less than a decade France has gone from tech backwater to the startup engine of the EU. It recently celebrated its 12th company to achieve a $1 billion valuation and is well on the way to President Macron’s goal of “25 unicorns by 2025.” Kat Borlongan, director of La French Tech,…

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The State of Wyoming Appropriates $4M to Staking Program for At Least 3 Cryptocurrencies

AnnouncementsThe State of Wyoming Appropriates $4M to Staking Program for At Least 3 Cryptocurrencies AnTyApril 28, 2021The state of Wyoming continues to drive cryptocurrency adoption, and the latest development in the area is creating a cryptocurrency staking program, advisory council, and appropriating $4 million towards it.As per the latest Bill HB0001 regarding the increasing or…

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State Offices Close For ‘Confederate Memorial Day’ In Alabama And Mississippi—Here’s Why It’s (Still) An Official Holiday There

Topline State offices—including courts, motor vehicle departments and museums—are closed in Alabama and Mississippi for Confederate Memorial Day on Monday, an official holiday sharing a list with the likes of Christmas and the Fourth of July there. Despite condemnation and a widespread reckoning over Confederate symbols during last year’s antiracism protests, here’s why that is.…

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Golden State Warriors Become First US Sports Team to Release Own NFT

Golden State are diving headfirst with an extensive collection of digital memorabilia which they have named the “Golden State Warriors Legacy NFT Collection.” The Golden State Warriors announced on Tuesday a new non-fungible token (NFT) collection to be auctioned off. The collection was created to commemorate the team’s six NBA championships.  Golden State looking for…

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PS5 State of Play Forthcoming this week, and Ratchet & Clank fans will want to tune in

It’s been a couple of months since the last PlayStation State of Play, and now Sony has announced another one for later this week. Ratchet & Clank fans in particular will want to tune into this one, as Sony says the State of Play will focus most on Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart. While much…

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Michigan State Rep to Police: ‘I’ll Need Your Names and Badge Numbers for When I Call Gov. Whitmer’

While only 26 years old, Michigan State Representative Jewell Jones is in his third term as the youngest member of the Michigan State House and was first elected to his local city council at the age of 20. You would think that he might have learned something along the way. While in a condition of…

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Australian State Cuts Overseas Arrivals as Quarantine Strained

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Italian state railway operator thrown into Chaos by investigation

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Washington state lawmakers vote to phase out Petrol cars by 2030

Washington state lawmakers have passed a measure that would phase out the sale of gas-powered vehicles starting in 2030. The Clean Cars 2030 initiative passed Thursday as an amendment to a bill that requires state utilities prepare for an electric-vehicle future. The bill now awaits Gov. Jay Inslee’s signature. That’s five years earlier than planned…

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State authorities to change fitness standards that kept out women

The Pennsylvania State Police are agreeing to pay more than $2 million into a compensation fund and are changing physical fitness standards to settle a lawsuit over how its trooper hiring practices ruled out otherwise qualified womenBy MARK SCOLFORO Associated PressApril 13, 2021, 8:59 PM• 3 min readHARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania State Police will…