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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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A college student who stole $5M+ in cryptocurrency via SIM hijacking gets 10 years in prison and is the first person in the US to be sentenced for…

Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard : A college student who stole $5M+ in cryptocurrency via SIM hijacking gets 10 years in prison and is the first person in the US to be sentenced for such a crime   —  A 20-year-old college student who was accused of stealing more than $5 million in cryptocurrency in a slew of SIM hijacking attacks …

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A look at AI-powered audio mastering services like Landr, which promise artists access to professional-sounding mastering without the cost of human…

Dani Deahl / The Verge : A look at AI-powered audio mastering services like Landr, which promise artists access to professional-sounding mastering without the cost of human engineers   —  The last step in audio production is being taken over by machines  —  Making music is one of the most human things we do …

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Uber and Lyft say customers in NYC will have to pay more for their rides as a first-of-its-kind driver minimum wage law goes into effect (Sara Ashley…

Sara Ashley O'Brien / CNN : Uber and Lyft say customers in NYC will have to pay more for their rides as a first-of-its-kind driver minimum wage law goes into effect   —  New York (CNN Business)Uber and Lyft customers will have to pay more for their rides as a result of the first-of-its-kind driver minimum wage law in New York City.

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DNA testing firm FamilyTreeDNA is working with the FBI and allowing agents to search its 1M+ DNA profiles, raising user concerns about data privacy…

Salvador Hernandez / BuzzFeed News : DNA testing firm FamilyTreeDNA is working with the FBI and allowing agents to search its 1M+ DNA profiles, raising user concerns about data privacy   —  Family Tree DNA, one of the largest private genetic testing companies whose home-testing kits enable people to trace their ancestry and locate relatives …

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Report: Bill Stasior no longer in charge of Siri as team’s strategy shifts from minor updates to long-term research as part new Apple AI chief’s…

Mikey Campbell / AppleInsider : Report: Bill Stasior no longer in charge of Siri as team's strategy shifts from minor updates to long-term research as part new Apple AI chief's restructuring   —  Apple executive Bill Stasior, who has led the Siri team since joining the company in 2012, has been removed as head of the project …

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