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Africa’s Jumo raises $52M led by Goldman to bring its fintech services to Asia – TechCrunch

Africa’s Jumo raises $52M led by Goldman to bring its fintech services to Asia – TechCrunch Asia’s fintech scene is poised to get a little larger after Jumo, a company that offers loans to the unbanked in Africa, revealed plans to expand into the continent. To get the ball rolling, Jumo …

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Cryptojacking Scripts Found on Local Indian Government Sites

Cryptojacking Scripts Found on Local Indian Government Sites Official government websites in India ran cryptomining scripts without their owners’ knowledge, the Economic Times reported Monday. Municipal government websites in the state of Andhra Pradesh, among others, were infected by cryptomining software such as Coinhive, security researchers found. Users visiting these …

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Indian patient-doctor platform DocPrime gets $50M for city expansion – TechCrunch

Indian patient-doctor platform DocPrime gets $50M for city expansion – TechCrunch Less than three months after it raised $200 million led by SoftBank’s mighty Vision Fund, Indian digital insurance startup PolicyBazaar beefed up its new healthcare business through a $50 million capital injection. DocPrime, which lets visitors book consultations with …

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OnePlus is developing its own smart TV – TechCrunch

OnePlus is developing its own smart TV – TechCrunch Smartphone upstart OnePlus’s upcoming 6T flagship promises to bring changes — it’ll see it ditch the headphone jack and sport an in-screen fingerprint reader — but first there’s something else. OnePlus is developing its first smart TV. CEO Pete Lau revealed the details …

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Facebook is hiring a director of human rights policy to work on “conflict prevention” and “peace-building” – TechCrunch

Facebook is hiring a director of human rights policy to work on “conflict prevention” and “peace-building” – TechCrunch Facebook is advertising for a human rights policy director to join its business, located either at its Menlo Park HQ or in Washington DC — with “conflict prevention” and “peace-building” among the …

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Golden Gate Ventures closes new $100M fund for Southeast Asia – TechCrunch

Golden Gate Ventures closes new $100M fund for Southeast Asia – TechCrunch Singapore’s Golden Gate Ventures has announced the close of its newest (and third) fund for Southeast Asia at a total of $100 million. The first hit a first close in the summer, as TechCrunch reported at the time, …

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Indian Government Approves Bank’s Blockchain Research

Indian Government Approves Bank’s Blockchain Research The Republic of India may be taking a deeper look at how it can use blockchain technology. India’s Union Cabinet – an executive decision-making body composed of senior government officials and led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi – said it would allow the nation’s Export-Import …

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