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Eric Schmidt is stepping down as the executive chairman of Alphabet.

Goldman Sachs is reportedly setting up a cryptocurrency trading desk.

8.8 million sign up for Obamacare in strong showing.

Split between Gary Cohn and Steven Mnuchin helps preserve carried interest tax treatment.

Shares in Long Island Iced Tea Corp surge 500 pct after company announced it was changing its name to Long Blockchain Corp.

Meanwhile, Oscar Health expects to generate $1 billion in revenue and sign up 250,000 members in 2018.

Mattermark, which raised $17 mln in venture funding, is shutting down after sale to FullContact.

Tax bill bars cryptocurrency owners from deferring capital gains taxes when trading one virtual  currency for another.

Boeing Co. confirmed it is in takeover talks with Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer SA.

Photo: Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt speaks at The Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts November 15, 2011. Reuters/Brian Snyder