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Crypto lender BlockFi files for bankruptcy, cites FTX exposure

Filing follows weeks after FTX collapse FTX listed as BlockFi’s #2 creditor Bitcoin down over 70% from 2021 peak Nov 28 (Reuters) – Cryptocurrency lender BlockFi has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, it said on Monday, the latest crypto casualty after the firm was hurt by exposure to the dramatic collapse of the FTX exchange …

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Foxconn’s woes to take bigger toll on giant China iPhone plant as more workers leave -source

November shipments from Foxconn’s Zhengzhou plant to drop further – source Workers’ discontent at the factory turned into protests this week More than 20,000 workers, mostly new recruits, left – source TAIPEI, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Foxconn’s (2317.TW) China’s flagship iPhone factory is expected to see its November shipments further reduced by the latest bout …

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Foxconn apologises for pay-related error at China iPhone plant after worker unrest

Foxconn says it is working with staff to resolve disputes Major iPhone factory rocked by protests over wages and conditions Apple says it has a team on the ground in Zhengzhou TAIPEI/SHANGHAI, November 24 (Reuters) – Foxconn (2317.TW) said on Thursday that a “technical error” related to compensation occurred when hiring new hires at a …

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Stick-wielding men smash surveillance cameras at China iPhone plant

SHANGHAI, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Men wielding batons smashed surveillance cameras and windows at a huge Apple-owned campus (AAPL.O) Foxconn supplier (2317.TW) in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou, scenes streamed live on Kuaishou’s short video platform were released on Wednesday. Hundreds of workers demonstrated on campus, home to the world’s largest iPhone factory, where many …

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Musk says Twitter to hold off relaunching blue check verification

Nov 21 (Reuters) – Twitter’s new owner Elon Musk said on Monday the social media company was pausing the relaunch of its blue check subscription service, a delay from its original tentative schedule to bring the service back on the platform. “Withholding Blue Verified relaunch until there is high confidence in stopping spoofing,” Musk said …

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EXCLUSIVE Bankman-Fried’s FTX, parents bought Bahamas property worth $121 mln

FTX unit purchased 7 condos in upscale resort for “key personnel” Bankman-Fried’s parents named owners of $16.4 million vacation home Bankman and Fried tell Reuters: Seeking to return the deed to FTX NEW PROVIDENCE, Bahamas, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX, his parents and top executives of the failed cryptocurrency exchange have purchased at …

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Crypto lender Genesis says no immediate plans to file for bankruptcy

Nov 21 (Reuters) – Cryptocurrency lender Genesis said on Monday it had no immediate plans to file for bankruptcy, days after the collapse of crypto exchange FTX l forced to suspend customer redemptions. “We do not intend to file for bankruptcy imminently. Our goal is to resolve the current situation on a consensual basis without …

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FTX fires three of its top executives – WSJ

Nov 18 (Reuters) – Cryptocurrency exchange FTX, which recently sought protection in a U.S. bankruptcy court, has fired three of its top executives, including co-founder Gary Wang, The Wall reported on Friday. Street Journal, quoting an FTX spokeswoman. The other fired executives were engineering director Nishad Singh and Caroline Ellison, who ran FTX’s trading arm, …

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Elon Musk encourages Twitter engineers to fly in for in-person meetings

November 18 (Reuters) – Elon Musk on Friday asked all remaining Twitter employees who write software code to report to the 10th floor of the San Francisco office by early afternoon, according to an email reviewed by Reuters . The billionaire said in a follow-up email: ‘If possible, I would appreciate it if you could …

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