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These 5 stocks are featured in a new blockchain index - and they're all on a tear

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Reality Shares and Nasdaq announced the launch of an index to track companies in the booming blockchain industry.
Blockchain, the technology underlying cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and ethereum, has become a popular buzzword on Wall Street as the prices of digital coins and tokens continue to climb.
The Reality Shares Nasdaq Blockchain Economy Index includes a wide-range of companies across sectors.
Exchange operator Nasdaq and Reality Shares, an investment marketplace, unveiled a new index on Monday designed to capture the growth of blockchain technology.
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A legendary software company is trying to make the tech industry more ethical with a new way to track and fix bugs

A legendary software company is trying to make the tech industry more ethical with a new way to track and fix bugs

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Fog Creek Software, a small but well-known software company in New York, released Manuscript, a new tool to help programmers track bugs and new features.
Manuscript is taking on Atlassian Jira, a mega-popular bug-tracking tool.
Unlike Jira, though, Fog Creek designed Manuscript to encourage programmers to act ethically and take responsibility for their software.
As Big Tech gets ever bigger , so too do the ethical issues raised by its products.
For every problem technology seemingly solves, it also seems to pose us with new dilemmas or challenges. Just in the recent past, we've seen...
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Tensions are rising between China and Taiwan - and the US isn't helping matters

Tensions are rising between China and Taiwan - and the US isn't helping matters

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Amazon's Alexa keeps recordings of your voice - here's how to delete them

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A woman made a racially offensive gesture at an Asian-American man following...

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