Thunes raises $10M to make financial services more accessible in emerging markets – TechCrunch

Cross-border fintech continues to be an area of interest for venture capitalists. The latest deal sees GGV Capital — the U.S-China firm that’s backed Xiaomi, Airbnb, Square and others — lead a $10 million investment in Singapore-based startup Thunes. Other investors in the Series A round are not being disclosed at this point. Thunes —
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‘Star Wars’ Cast — ‘Memba Them?

‘Star Wars’ Cast ‘Memba Them? 5/4/2019 12:01 AM PDT It’s ‘Star Wars‘ day and there is no better way to honor the universal phenomenon than by journeying back into the galaxy!!! Travel in time to see some of the faces you may not recognize today … From Anakin Skywalker and Darth Maul to young Boba Fett
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Facebook bans a fresh batch of mostly far-right figures – TechCrunch

Facebook just announced a new mini-purge of controversial accounts that violate the platform’s rules. In this instance, Facebook cited its policy against “dangerous individuals and organizations” to bring the ban hammer down on Milo Yiannopoulos, Paul Joseph Watson, Laura Loomer, Paul Nehlen, Louis Farrakhan. The company also doubled down on its position toward Alex Jones
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