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Blue Origin and SpaceX are among two of three companies tapped by NASA to compete to build space craft capable of landing humans on the moon by 2024, the Washington Post reported. A third company, Dynetics, was also awarded a contract in the three-way competition. NASA is expected to decide sometime next year which of the competitors, or some combination of the three, will get the final...

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Stripe in Talks to Raise Up to $3 Billion From Current Investors
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Less than a week after telling employees that it would evaluate a public offering over the next year, payments giant Stripe is moving quickly on a deal to raise as much as $3 billion from its existing investors. The talks, which have heated up in recent days, are likely to value the company at between $55 billion and $60 billion, according to one person involved in the potential deal....
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