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Bitcoin hit the $1 trillion market cap milestone twice as fast as Amazon and three times faster than Apple, data shows

Dado Ruvic/Reuters Bitcoin took only 12 years to reach $1 trillion in market value, while Big Tech took much longer.Data shows bitcoin's march towards its record peak was twice as fast as Amazon's.Microsoft took about 44 years to hit the same mark, and Apple took 42 years.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.Bitcoin...

First North American bitcoin ETF soars past $1 billion under management as interest in crypto booms

US regulators are yet to approve bitcoin ETFs. Cesc Maymo/Getty Images North America's first bitcoin ETF has soared past the $1 billion assets under management mark.The Purpose bitcoin ETF, ticker BTCC, is reaping rewards from being the first to launch in Canada.US regulators are yet to approve an ETF, but major firms are vying to be the first to...

Credit Suisse just put $2 billion of Archegos-linked stocks on the market after the hedge fund's meltdown, reports say

Reuters Credit Suisse is still unloading Archegos-linked stocks after the US hedge fund's collapse.The lender put up about $2 billion worth of block trades after Tuesday's market close, Bloomberg said.Shares in Discovery and Chinese video-streaming website iQIYI were offered at the lower end of ranges.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things...

10 things in tech you need to know today

Dado Ruvic/Reuters Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Don't miss our special event: Today at 2 p.m. ET, our real estate and proptech reporter Alex Nicoll will moderate a panel on the massive tech changes in real estate, and what's coming next. For more information and to sign up, click here.Now,...

Tesla used wild horses to lure candidates out to its Nevada factory, but animal advocates say its presence there actually harms the animals

Wild mustangs run unwittingly into hidden corrals/Bureau of Land Management traps during a gather east of Fallon, Nev. Essdras M Suarez/The Boston Globe via Getty Images Tesla is touting wild horses as a perk of working at its Gigafactory in Nevada. But Tesla's presence, along with increased development in the area, may be harming the horses...

Nancy Pelosi says she will 'never forgive' the Capitol rioters for the 'trauma' they caused Congressional staff and members

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 11: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) answers questions during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol on July 11, 2019 in Washington, DC. Pelosi answered a range of questions including comments on a recent flap with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and more progressive members of the House Democratic caucus. Win McNamee/Getty...

Mass killing in Myanmar has 'clear echoes of Syria,' UN human rights commissioner warns. The parallels are eerie.

A protester makes a three-finger salute as others march on February 07, 2021 in Yangon, Myanmar. Getty Images Myanmar has "clear echoes of Syria in 2011," UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said Tuesday. The military in Myanmar overthrow the democratically elected government in February. It has killed hundreds of pro-democracy...

Capitol police officers were ordered to not use most aggressive crowd-control tactics against January 6 mob, watchdog report reveals

Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as they storm the US Capitol in Washington, DC on January 6, 2021. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Capitol police were told not to use powerful crowd-control tactics during the January 6 riots. "Heavier, less-lethal weapons were not used that day because of orders from leadership," a watchdog...

Prosecutors say Oath Keepers likely stored January 6 weapons at suburban Virginia hotel

Jessica Marie Watkins (2nd from L) and Donovan Ray Crowl (Center), both from Ohio, march down the east front steps of the U.S. Capitol with the Oath Keepers militia group among supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington, U.S., January 6, 2021. Both have since been indicted by federal authorities for their roles in the siege on the U.S....

Ted Cruz put a signed copy of John Boehner's book in the fireplace after 'some smart-a--' dropped it off in his office

John Boehner condemns Sen. Ted Cruz on CBS News. Screenshot/CBS News John Boehner has been skewering Ted Cruz in publicity for his forthcoming memoir. The Texas lawmaker got his revenge after a signed copy of the book was left in his office on Tuesday. He tweeted a photo of Boehner's memoir in the fireplace; its "appropriate place" according...

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