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Dutch Financial Authorities Plan Licensing Scheme for Crypto Exchanges

Dutch Financial Authorities Plan Licensing Scheme for Crypto Exchanges Financial authorities in the Netherlands are planning a licensing scheme for crypto exchanges and wallet service providers to prevent money laundering and terrorism financing. De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB), the nation’s central bank, and the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) …

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TaxScouts, the UK startup that helps prepare your taxes, picks up £1.2M led by SpeedInvest – TechCrunch

TaxScouts, the UK startup that helps prepare your taxes, picks up £1.2M led by SpeedInvest – TechCrunch TaxScouts, the U.K. “tax preparation” startup founded by TransferWise and Marketinvoice alumni, has created some new paperwork of its own. The London-based company has raised £1.2 million in seed funding. Leading the new …

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Youth-run agency AIESEC exposed over 4 million intern applications – TechCrunch

Youth-run agency AIESEC exposed over 4 million intern applications – TechCrunch AIESEC, a non-profit that bills itself as the “world’s largest youth-run organization,” exposed more than four million intern applications with personal and sensitive information on a server without a password. Bob Diachenko, an independent security researcher, found an unprotected …

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Kaia Health gets $10M support for AI-powered management of chronic pain – TechCrunch

Kaia Health gets $10M support for AI-powered management of chronic pain – TechCrunch Kaia Health, a self-styled digital therapeutics” startup, has pulled in $10 million in Series A funding for an app-based approach to chronic pain management. The idea is to offer an alternative to painkillers, using mobile technology to …

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‘Anti-Uber’ taxi strikes kick off again in Spain – TechCrunch

‘Anti-Uber’ taxi strikes kick off again in Spain – TechCrunch Taxi drivers in major cities in Spain are on strike again to apply pressure for more stringent regulations to control app rivals such as Uber and Cabify which they view as unfair competition. In Barcelona the taxi sector called an …

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Zwipe tops up with $14M to bring biometric payment cards to market this year – TechCrunch

Zwipe tops up with $14M to bring biometric payment cards to market this year – TechCrunch Biometric payment card startup Zwipe has swiped $14M to add to an earlier Series B round as it continues to work towards commercializing technology that embeds a fingerprint reader in payment plastic for an added …

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