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Climate change puts Lyme disease in focus for France's Valneva after COVID blow

Climate change puts Lyme disease in focus for France’s Valneva after COVID blow

LONDON, Aug 8 (Reuters) – With climate change spurring more cases of tick-borne Lyme disease, drugmaker Valneva (VLS.PA) is betting big on a vaccine as it looks beyond disappointing sales of its COVID shot. Although Valneva secured European Union and British regulatory approval, both walked away from contracts worth more than a billion dollars combined, …

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Cryptoverse: Bitcoin beats the heat in a jumpin' July

Cryptoverse: Bitcoin beats the heat in a jumpin’ July

A representation of virtual currency bitcoin and a U.S. one dollar banknote are seen in front of a stock graph in this illustration taken January 8, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 2 (Reuters) – It’s been a good month for bitcoin – and we haven’t said that …

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Cryptoverse: Shrimps and whales keep bitcoin afloat

Cryptoverse: Shrimps and whales keep bitcoin afloat

A bitcoin representation is seen in an illustration picture taken at La Maison du Bitcoin in Paris, France, June 23, 2017. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 12 (Reuters) – The shrimps of the crypto world have joined the whales in a glorious last stand to banish the bleak …

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Cryptoverse: Ether holds its breath for the lean, mean 'merge'

Cryptoverse: Ether holds its breath for the lean, mean ‘merge’

Representations of the Ripple, Bitcoin, Etherum and Litecoin virtual currencies are seen on a PC motherboard in this illustration picture, February 14, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 28 (Reuters) – Investors in ether and its troubled twin stETH are nervously anticipating a crypto milestone: The merge. …

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Crypto's latest meltdown leaves punters bruised and bewildered

Crypto’s latest meltdown leaves punters bruised and bewildered

LONDON/MUMBAI/ANKARA, June 21 (Reuters) – For Jeremy Fong, U.S. crypto lender Celsius was an ideal place to stash his digital currency holdings – and earn some spending money from its double-digit interest rates along the way. “I was probably earning $100 a week,” at sites like Celsius, said Fong, a 29-year civil aerospace worker who …

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Elon Musk's SpaceX fires at least five over critical letter

Elon Musk’s SpaceX fires at least five over critical letter

SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk arrives to see off the Inspiration 4 crew, the first all-civilian crew to be sent into orbit, before they head to the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, U.S., September 15, 2021. REUTERS/Joe Skipper/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access …

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Bitcoin eases from 18-month low as crypto market stabilizes

Bitcoin eases from 18-month low as crypto market stabilizes

LONDON/NEW YORK, June 15 (Reuters) – Bitcoin recovered on Wednesday after diving to an 18-month low, buoyed by the U.S. Federal Reserve’s tough stance on inflation even in the midst of a market meltdown this week after crypto lender Celsius froze customer withdrawals. The world’s largest cryptocurrency fell as much as 7.8% to $20,079.72 , …

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SpaceX faces NASA hurdle for Starship backup launch pad

SpaceX faces NASA hurdle for Starship backup launch pad

Starship prototypes are pictured at the SpaceX South Texas launch site near Brownsville, Texas, U.S., May 22, 2022. Picture taken May 22, 2022. REUTERS/Veronica G. Cardenas Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 13 (Reuters) – NASA wants Elon Musk’s SpaceX to ensure its plan to launch its next-generation Starship rocket …

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Cryptoverse: The early birds betting bitcoin's bottoming out

Cryptoverse: The early birds betting bitcoin’s bottoming out

A bitcoin representation is seen in an illustration picture taken at La Maison du Bitcoin in Paris, France, June 23, 2017. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 7 (Reuters) – As the crypto winter creeps into June, the first signs of a thaw are emerging. Some investors are …

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