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Remitly raises $220M to expand from money transfers to financial services,...

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When it comes to financial services in emerging markets, remittances — people sending money to each other across international borders, often not to established...

Marriott to face $123 million fine by UK authorities over data...

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The U.K. data protection authority said it will serve hotel giant Marriott with a £99 million ($123M) fine for a data breach that exposed...

Laundrapp and Zipjet merge to form largest on-demand laundry service in...

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Two of Europe’s biggest on-demand laundry startups are merging today. Laundrapp from London and Zipjet from Berlin are confirming the completion of a previously-rumored...

Facebook makes another push to shape and define its own oversight

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Facebook’s head of global spin and policy, former UK deputy prime minister Nick Clegg, will give a speech later today providing more detail of...

GuestReady raises $6M to help hosts on Airbnb and other services...

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GuestReady, a three-year-old service that lets shared-economy hosts manage their business on Airbnb and other rental sites, has announced a $6 million Series A...

MMC Ventures launches fresh £52M seed fund aimed at London startups

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Synthesia is a London-based startup which recently achieved notoriety after powering the technology behind the recent global campaign showing Malaria survivors speaking through David...

XGenomes is bringing DNA sequencing to the masses

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As healthcare moves toward genetically tailored treatments, one of the biggest hurdles to truly personalized medicine is the lack of fast, low-cost genetic testing. And...

Facebook urged to offer an API for political ad transparency research

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Facebook has been called upon to provide good faith researchers with an API to enable them to study how political ads are spreading and...

Dating apps face questions over age checks after report exposes child...

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The UK government has said it could legislate to require age verification checks on users of dating apps, following an investigation into underage use...

Humio raises $9M Series A for its real-time log analysis service

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Humio, a startup that provides a real-time log analysis service for on-premises and cloud infrastructures, today announced that it has raised a $9 million...