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Lukka Appoints FINRA Chairperson Eileen Murray as Key Strategic Advisor

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)—- $BTC #Advisor–Lukka, the leading crypto asset software and data provider, announced today that it has appointed Eileen Murray, Chairperson of FINRA and Former Co-CEO of Bridgewater Associates LP, to its advisory board. Murray brings knowledge and expertise in financial markets and long-standing industry relationships to Lukka as the company looks to expand […]

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Banking CIO Outlook Names Vouched a Top KYC Solution

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Vouched, a rapidly growing developer of patent-pending artificial intelligence for end-to-end identity verification and real-time fraud detection, has been named a top ten know-your-customer (KYC) solution of 2020 by Banking CIO Outlook, a leading publication for senior-level tech buyers and decision makers in financial services. “This distinction validates Vouched’s position as a cutting-edge platform […]

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Fusion Risk Management Extends Market Leadership with Global Financial Services Wins in New Era of Operational Resilience

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fusion Risk Management, Inc. (“Fusion”), a leading provider of operational resilience, business continuity, and risk management software and services, today announced it has recorded several significant client wins among multinational and global investment banks to start the calendar year as the company continues to expand its footprint in the financial services sector. More than […]

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Tonal Raises $45 Million From L Catterton, Serena Williams

SAN FRANCISCO — Tonal, which sells a fitness system with video screen you can attach to your wall, has raised a $45 million Series C fundraising round led by the Growth Fund of private equity firm L Catterton. Also participating were new investors Evolution Media and support from existing investors Shasta Ventures, Mayfield, Sapphire Ventures, and tennis star Serena […]

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Adobe Adds New Updates to Document Cloud

SAN JOSE — Adobe has introduced major advancements in Adobe Document Cloud to transform what’s possible with PDF files. With more than 200 billion PDFs opened in Adobe products last year alone, the company says PDFs have become the currency of modern work, communicating information from contracts, textbooks, financial statements and creative designs to everything […]

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Fandango Sells 30% of Black Panther Tickets

  Movie info site Fandango says it sold more than 30% of the U.S. four-day weekend box office dollars for “Black Panther,” marking one of Fandango’s largest shares of opening weekend for any movie in the company’s 18-year history. Fandango’s “Black Panther” sales helped break several ticketing records, becoming the company’s: Top superhero opening weekend […]

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Halo Neuroscience Raises $13 Million Series B

  SAN FRANCISCO — Halo Neuroscience, creators of Halo Sport, a neurostimulation headset that accelerates the acquisition of muscle memory from athletic training, has secured $13M in Series B funding. The investment was led by TPG with additional funding from existing investors Lux Capital, JAZZ Venture Partners, and Xfund. Halo Neuroscience was founded in 2013 and […]

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Microsoft to Remodel Silicon Valley Campus

  Microsoft is building a new Silicon Valley Campus, a 643,000-square-foot modernization of its 32-acre Mountain View location. Microsoft employs more than 2,000 employees in the Bay Area, working on XBox, Powerpoint, Outlook.com and other projects. The company said it will take two years to complete the modernization and will be ready for occupancy in […]

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Americans Love Pumpkin Pie on Thanksgiving

  When it comes to Thanksgiving pies, Americans are staunch traditionalists, according to the annual Delta Dental Thanksgiving pie survey just released. The survey has been tracking America’s sweet tooth during Thanksgiving for the last three years. Pumpkin pie reigns supreme once again, with 36 percent of American adults saying it’s their favorite (beating out the next pie in […]

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Amitree Lands $7 Million

  SAN FRANCISCO – Amitree, the makers of Folio, an intelligent assistant for real estate transactions, have announced a $7.128 million Series A funding round. The round was led by Vertical Venture Partners, with participation from existing investors, including Accel Partners. Tom Gonser, founder of DocuSign and partner at Seven Peaks Ventures also participated in the […]

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HP Unveils New Point-of-Sale System

  PALO ALTO – HP Inc. has unveiled a new all-in-one point-of-sale (POS) system, the HP ElitePOS, targeted toward the retail industry. The company is working with leading retail and hospitality customers and partners to reimagine how technology can transform the in-store experience for customers. With e-commerce influencing consumers’ shopping experiences, brick and mortar retailers must ensure sales […]