The fintech endgame: New supercompanies combine the best of software and financials

A new and attractive hybrid category of company is emerging at the intersection of software and financial services, creating buzz in the investment and entrepreneurial communities.

Daily Crunch: Spotify and Ford make acquisitions

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Extra Crunch roundup: influencer marketing 101, spotting future unicorns, Apple AirTags teardown

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Perspectives on tackling Big Tech’s market power

The need for markets-focused competition watchdogs and consumer-centric privacy regulators to think outside their respective ‘legal silos’ and find creative ways to work together to tackle the challenge of big tech market power was the impetus for a couple of fascinating panel discussions organized by the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR),

Mediflash is a freelancer marketplace for health professionals

Meet Mediflash, a new French startup that wants to improve temp staffing in healthcare facilities, such as nursing homes, clinics and mental health facilities. The company positions itself as an alternative to traditional temp staffing agencies.

Owning the paycheck is the key to fintech success

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week, Natasha and Danny, otherwise known as your two new favorite Book influencers (inside joke, you’ll get if you listen to the show),

Tiger Global in talks to back BharatPe at $2.5 billion valuation

Indian fintech startup BharatPe is in advanced stages of talks to raise about $250 million in a new financing round led by Tiger Global, two sources familiar with the matter told TechCrunch. The new round, a Series E,

UK’s ICO warns over ‘big data’ surveillance threat of live facial recognition in public

The UK’s chief data protection regulator has warned over reckless and inappropriate use of live facial recognition (LFR) in public places.

Course Hero acquires LitCharts, founded by the creators of Sparknotes

I’ll admit it: I was the student that tipped the teacher off that half of our English class, including me, was using Sparknotes to “read” Twelfth Night by Shakespeare, instead of actually reading the text itself. The site,

Macron says G7 countries should work together to tackle toxic online content

In a press conference at the Élysée Palace, French President Emmanuel Macron reiterated his focus on online regulation, and more particularly toxic content. He called for more international cooperation as the Group of Seven (G7) summit is taking place later this week in the U.K.

Productivity startup Time is Ltd raises $5.6M to be the ‘Google Analytics for company time’

Productivity analytics startup Time is Ltd wants to be the Google Analytics for company time. Or perhaps a sort of “Apple Screen Time” for companies. Whatever the case, the founders reckon that if you can map how time is spent in a company enormous productivity gains can be unlocked and,

彭博考虑不再报道中国负面新闻

《纽约时报》报道,彭博资讯董事长皮特·T·格劳尔(Peter T. Grauer)周四在一次讲话中说,考虑到其产品在中国的巨大潜在市场,公司本应该重新考虑那些偏离其核心业务(即商业新闻)的调查性报道。

Canadian Teen Arrested For Calling In 30+ Swattings, Bomb Threats

tsu doh nimh (609154) writes "A 16-year-old male from Ottawa, Canada has been arrested for allegedly making at least 30 fraudulent calls — including bomb threats and 'swattings' — to emergency services across North America over the past few months.

EU, South Korea Collaborate On Superfast 5G Standards

jfruh writes The European Commission and the South Korean government announced that they will be harmonizing their radio spectrum policy in an attempt to help bring 5G wireless tech to market by 2020. While the technology is still in an embryonic state,

[图]又是自拍惹的祸 23岁美女桥上不慎跌落致死

因自拍引发的悲剧已经不是一起两起了。据外媒报道,近日一位波兰女游客在西班牙塞维利亚特里亚纳大桥上自拍时,不慎跌落,虽然医护人员极力抢救,但还是未能挽回她的生命。

影一影相即破解!Rubik 手機 App 教您逐步還原扭計骰

扭計骰可說是一樣相當益智的玩意,雖然只要跟隨方程式便可快速將之還原,不過卻未必人人懂得。如果唔識得玩點算好?最近日本廠商 MegaHouse 就製作出一個 app,只需要將扭計骰的六面拍下來,程式就會逐步教大家怎樣還原。

【Jin句】Netflix CEO里德·哈斯廷斯:“广播电视服务就像是一匹马,在汽车出现之前,它还挺好用”

“广播电视服务就像是一匹马,在汽车出现之前,它还挺好用。”——Netflix CEO里德·哈斯廷斯发表演讲时表示传统的广播电视服务将于2030年消亡。

产品经理主要职责-启示录

东东推荐:经常有人特别是新人问到产品经理的职责是什么,其实这很大程度由公司对其职位的定位所定的。不过也是有一些 […]

Shazam for Windows Phone updated with YouTube Data API v3 support and bug fixes

Shazam is a popular app on Windows Phone and it just received an update today. The latest update bumps the version number to 4.2.1.0 and adds support for YouTube's new Data API v3, along with various undisclosed bug fixes. "Shazam is the best way to identify music and TV around you.

IE迎来20岁生日:曾被评为史上最糟科技产品之一

北京时间8月17日消息,据科技网站Network World报道,20年前,也就是1995年8月16日,微软推出了Internet Explorer 1.0。当时,IE1.0只是Windows 95 Plus!增强包“Internet Jumpstart Kit”中的一个附加软件。

微軟公佈 Halo 5 版 1TB Xbox One、普通版價錢略減

今日微軟 Windows 10 Devices Event 亦有大肆宣傳 Windows 10,除了各大作的 Show Case 之外,亦公佈將推出 Halo 5 限定版的 Xbox One。The post 微軟公佈 Halo 5 版 1TB Xbox One、普通版價錢略減 appeared first on UNWIRE.HK 流動科技生活.

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