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Bankruptcy proceedings: FTX tries to sell LedgerX and other companies

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The bankrupt crypto exchange will also have an official creditors’ committee. Also: Elon Musk has sold Tesla shares again and the USA has blacklisted the leading Chinese manufacturer of memory chips.

The FTX collapse has sent a shock through the crypto world – investors are unsettled.
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Good morning! While you slept, work continued elsewhere in the digital scene.

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The bankrupt crypto exchange FTX tried the trading platform LedgerX and to sell three other companies as part of the bankruptcy proceedings. The company applied Thursday to the bankruptcy court for approval of the bidding process to sell the companies. Alongside LedgerX, FTX aims to sell Embed Technologys, FTX Japan and FTX Europe on. In addition, the US Department of Justice Bankruptcy Watch has appointed a committee to represent FTX account holders and other subordinated creditors in bankruptcy proceedings. The committee consists of individual account holders, mutual funds and a subsidiary of the US crypto firm Genesis.

Furthermore, it was announced that paxos, a company that issues and redeems stablecoins, processed $3 billion worth of customer redemptions over a seven-hour period on Tuesday. The redemptions are another sign of the current nervousness of customers. [Mehr bei The Information, Reuters, The Information und CNBC]

On the founding scene: Carina Windau, Oliver Rath, Nicolai Lange, Christian Kötter and Jathavan Sivakumaran want to find happiness in the niche. More precisely: with dirty, hairy horse blankets. your startup ceiling post from Rheine collects blankets directly from riding stables and cleans them in industrial washing machines. But it’s only superficially about horse blankets. Their strategy is to get direct access to the riding stables – and thus to a market worth billions. They revealed exactly what they plan to do to editor Katharina Kotrba. [Mehr bei Gründerszene]

And here are the other headlines of the night:

Elon Musk has Tesla-More than $3.5 billion worth of shares sold. According to official documents, the Tesla CEO sold around 22 million shares in the electric car manufacturer within three days in December. It’s the second time Musk has sold his stake since buying Twitter reduced at the end of October. Tesla shares, meanwhile, have fallen to their lowest level in two years. [Mehr bei CNBC und The Information]

The US has the leading Chinese maker of memory chips, Yangtze Memory Technologys, blacklisted for export. The USA is trying to slow down the expansion of the Chinese semiconductor industry. Yangtze’s inclusion on the Commerce Department’s so-called company list could further affect the company’s business after an earlier round of restrictions in October. [Mehr bei Wall Street Journal]

Adobe sticks to its forecast for the new financial year. The company said it expects to purchase the design tool figma worth $20 billion to close next year despite regulatory reviews in the US, UK and Europe. The software maker posted adjusted earnings of $3.60 per share in the fourth quarter, up from $3.50 per share analysts had expected. Revenue was $4.53 billion, as expected. The stock gained around 6 percent in extended trading. [Mehr bei Bloomberg und CNBC]

that to alphabet belonging companies intrinsic has several departments of Open Robotics acquired, the company behind the popular robotics software packages Gazebo and Robotic Operating System. Open Robotics funds its operations through projects with public and private entities, including NASA, Amazon, Bosch and Nvidia. [Mehr bei Techcrunch]

Investments: The New York health startup Juno recently raised $12 million in a Series A for its family-focused healthcare. The round was co-led by Serena Ventures and Next Ventures. SunKing, a provider of off-grid solar energy products in Africa and Asia, has secured a $70 million equity investment led by Leapfrog Investments. This is an expansion of the $260 million Series D round. Eion, a startup that removes atmospheric CO2, has announced a $12 million Series A round. The round was led by Agfunder and Ridgeline. [Mehr bei Techcrunch, Techcrunch und Techcrunch]

Our reading tip on Gründerszene: enpal receives EUR 855 million to boost solar systems business. Meanwhile, a dispute about the distribution model is raging in the industry. [Mehr bei Gründerszene]

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How to protect passwords properly: The best managers at a glance

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There are password managers so that you don’t have to remember countless passwords. These not only store your login data in encrypted form, but also your passwords. In addition to a quick login, the tools also help to never forget a password again.

Over the past year, our experts from the test center examined ten different services for safety, operation and equipment. It was also important that the services can be used not only on the PC (Windows and Mac), but also on the smartphone (Android and iOS).

The general rule: If you pay, you usually get more bids. In addition to paid services, a free tool was also convincing here, which, unlike other providers, does not save your data in the service but only locally.

In the following table we show you not only the test winner and the price tip but also the free alternative at a glance. You can read more information about the test, tips on how to use it and which programs we have also tested in our detailed purchase advice.
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Media Markt: Dyson V12 Slim Absolute at the WSV for a strong 525 euros

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With a cordless vacuum cleaner, you can clean your home quickly and easily. At Media Markt, the Dyson V12 Slim Absolute is on sale at a top price as part of the “Insane Quick Sale” campaign. They dust off the model for 525 euros. According to the price comparison portal idealo, other online retailers offer the vacuum cleaner at least 27 euros more expensive. The WSV runs at Media Markt until February 8, 2022 (11:59 p.m.) and has inexpensive individual items and remaining stock available. Being quick is worth it. The offers are only valid while stocks last (all prices and information as of 27 January 2023).

Dyson V12 Slim Absolute at Media Markt

Switch the Dyson V12 Slim Absolute on and off at the push of a button. This saves you having to keep pressing the power button and allows you to easily switch hands when cleaning the house. The collection container of the vacuum cleaner holds 350 milliliters. According to the manufacturer, the battery lasts a good 60 minutes in Eco mode. The 25 centimeter wide floor nozzle is equipped with a laser that is supposed to make dust on hard floors visible. Additional brushes and nozzles are included in the scope of delivery. Practical: The wall bracket also serves as a charging station.

  • 350 milliliter dust container; three cleaning modes
  • wall mount with charging function; Power button
  • Around 27 euros to other traders save up

Dyson V12 Slim Absolute at Media Markt

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Popular Bluetooth speaker Soundcore 3 for a whopping 42 euros

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If the smartphone speaker isn’t enough on the beach or at a spontaneous party, more power is needed. Bluetooth speakers are often a good solution for this. The sound boxes are compact, quickly coupled and offer a solid sound. At Amazon, the Anker Soundcore 3 is available for 41.99 euros. According to the price comparison portal idealo, you save a whopping 25 percent compared to the internet competition and thus around 14 euros. Top: There are no delivery costs (all prices and information – as of January 27, 2023).

Save 25 percent on Anker Soundcore 3 now

The Anker Soundcore 3’s dual audio drivers are equipped with titanium membranes and, according to the manufacturer, offer crystal-clear highs of up to 40 kilohertz and reduced distortion. Anker’s BassUp technology is designed to cover the bass range in detail and extensively. The battery life is specified as up to 24 hours. A waterproof housing according to IPX7, an equalizer and the connection to up to 100 Bluetooth speakers are also included.

  • Waterproof Bluetooth speaker with titanium membranes
  • Can be connected to up to 100 Bluetooth speakers
  • Around 14 euros compared to the competition save up

Bluetooth speaker Anker Soundcore 3 at Amazon

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