Offchain Labs launches Arbitrum One mainnet, secures $120M in funding

Offchain Labs, the team behind the highly anticipated Ethereum layer two platform, Arbitrum One, has completed the public mainnet launch of its optimistic rollups solution. Announced on Aug. 31, Offchain Labs also revealed that it has secured $120 million in a Series B fundraising round. The round was led by Lightspeed Venture Partners and also […]

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“This is very serious:” Hawaii health officials warn of medical oxygen shortage amid growing COVID hospitalizations

As COVID-19-related hospitalizations rise in Hawaii, health officials worry that the demand for medical oxygen will exceed what the islands are able to produce. Since the beginning of August, the state’s daily consumption for medical grade oxygen has increased by nearly 250%, according to the state’s healthcare association.  “This is the first time that there […]

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Premier League spending drops again, yet tops £1bn

Cristiano Ronaldo, Daniel James, Nikola Vlasic and Emerson Royal were among the movers on deadline day Cristiano Ronaldo completed his shock move back to Manchester United on transfer deadline day to help push Premier League clubs’ outlay past £1bn – but overall spending has dropped for the second year in a row. The Portugal forward’s […]

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CryptoPunks creators sign with top Hollywood agents, as sales top $305M in a week

Larva Labs, the team behind the outrageously popular NFT project CryptoPunks, has penned a deal with Hollywood agents United Talent Agency (UTA). According to an Aug. 31 article from the Hollywood Reporter, UTA will represent Larva Labs for intellectual property (IP) deals in TV, film, video games, licensing and publishing. Two other NFT projects from […]

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Cardinals place CB Malcolm Butler on retired list

TEMPE, Ariz. — Cardinals cornerback Malcolm Butler was put on the reserve/retired list on Tuesday afternoon, a day after a report surfaced that said he was dealing with a personal situation and mulling retirement. Butler was not a Cardinals’ practice Tuesday morning and head coach Kliff Kingsbury did not want to speak on Butler’s situation […]

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There are mounting risks that make September a potentially hazardous time for stocks

After seven months of gains, stocks face plenty of potential risks that could make September live up to its reputation as the worst month of the year for the market. According to CFRA, the S&P 500 has been positive just 45% of the time in September going back to World War II. The average 0.56% […]

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Sources: Bauer digs in heels as discipline looms

2:44 PM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Editor’s note: This story contains graphic descriptions of sexual assault allegations. In the two months since Trevor Bauer last appeared in a game for the Los Angeles Dodgers, his future — legally […]

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