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NY-based Timescale raises $15M Series A1 for its database for time-series data that’s popular for its ease of cloud deployment, after a $12.4M Series…

Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat : NY-based Timescale raises $15M Series A1 for its database for time-series data that's popular for its ease of cloud deployment, after a $12.4M Series A in 2018   —  Timescale, a New York startup founded by Ajay Kulkarni and Mike Freedman, is on a mission to build open source database software …

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UK-based startup Bud, which connects banks to fintechs and other financial service providers, raises $20M Series A with backing from HSBC, Goldman…

Steve O'Hear / TechCrunch : UK-based startup Bud, which connects banks to fintechs and other financial service providers, raises $20M Series A with backing from HSBC, Goldman Sachs, others   —  Bud, the U.K. fintech that helps banks connect their apps and data to other fintech companies and financial service providers …

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Report: Ant Financial accounted for 35% of global VC investment in fintech startups in 2018, raising $14B, almost as much as the $15.9B raised in EU…

John Detrixhe / Quartz : Report: Ant Financial accounted for 35% of global VC investment in fintech startups in 2018, raising $14B, almost as much as the $15.9B raised in EU and US   —  When it comes to financial technology companies, Ant Financial is in it own league.  The affiliate of e-commerce giant Alibaba raised $14 billion …

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Sources: Attorneys General of CT, IL, MA, NY, NJ, and NC are investigating how Facebook has handled user data, in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica…

Bloomberg : Sources: Attorneys General of CT, IL, MA, NY, NJ, and NC are investigating how Facebook has handled user data, in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal   —  - Cambridge Analytica data breach triggered state probes  —  Facebook Inc. has become the target of at least three more state probes …

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Researcher finds “admin@kremlin.ru” backdoor accounts on 2,000+ exposed MongoDB databases that handle financial transactions of businesses operating…

Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet : Researcher finds “admin@kremlin.ru” backdoor accounts on 2,000+ exposed MongoDB databases that handle financial transactions of businesses operating in Russia   —  “Admin@kremlin.ru” account spotted on thousands of Russian-linked, internet-exposed MongoDB databases.

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Source: Vision Fund is in talks to invest up to $1.5B in Chinese used car trading platform guazi.com in a deal that would value the company at $8.5B…

Reuters : Source: Vision Fund is in talks to invest up to $1.5B in Chinese used car trading platform guazi.com in a deal that would value the company at $8.5B pre-money   —  HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - The SoftBank-led Vision Fund is in talks to invest up to $1.5 billion in Chinese used car trading platform Guazi.com …

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