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SoFi drops plans to enter Australia, Canada

12 days ago   |   Reuters

Online lender Social Finance Inc said on Thursday it is pulling back from expanding into Australia and Canada as previously planned, choosing instead to focus on improving its...
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These 11 startups are re-inventing how money works and they're worth more than $1 billion

These 11 startups are re-inventing how money works and they're worth more than $1 billion

30 days ago   |   Business Insider

Everyone likes money. But technology that handles money is what's really popular these days. The rise of "fintech," or, financial technology, has unleashed a new breed of apps...
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SoFi held acquisition talks with Charles Schwab

SoFi held acquisition talks with Charles Schwab

30 days ago   |   TechCrunch

SoFi, the online lending giant, held conversations with Charles Schwab about a potential acquisition by the brokerage firm, according to a source with knowledge of the...
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Robert Scoble has allegedly continued to sexually harass women after going sober

Robert Scoble has allegedly continued to sexually harass women after going sober

1 month ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

Venture capitalists Dave McClure, Jason Caldbeck and Chris Sacca, SoFi CEO Mike Cagney, and a top Uber engineer have all been accused of sexual impropriety in the last six...
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SoFi withdraws U.S. banking application, citing leadership change

1 month ago   |   Reuters

NEW YORK - Student online lender Social Finance Inc said on Friday that it is withdrawing its application for a bank license in the wake of the departure of a number of senior...
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Online lender Earnest sells to Navient, in a disappointing deal for investors

Online lender Earnest sells to Navient, in a disappointing deal for investors

1 month ago   |   TechCrunch

Earnest, a well-funded fintech startup with bold ambitions to create a modern financial institution, is selling to the student-loan company Navient for $155 million in cash...
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Pick your practice wisely - meditation's benefits depend on its style

Pick your practice wisely - meditation's benefits depend on its style

1 month ago   |   The Verge

Not all meditation is created equal, according to a new study. And if you're looking to meditate to improve something specific, you should pick a practice that focuses on the...
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SoFi's CEO hiatus stalls its big-time banking ambitions

1 month ago   |   Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK - Under the leadership of Chief Executive Mike Cagney, Social Finance Inc set its sights on becoming a one-stop shop for every well-to-do millennial...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

2 monthes ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to know this Friday. 1. Apple's iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus - but not the iPhone X - have now gone on sale, and turnout in Asia has...
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Why women are coming forward about harassment and discrimination

Why women are coming forward about harassment and discrimination

2 monthes ago   |   TechCrunch

It's been the talk of the summer in Silicon Valley. CEOs at Uber and SoFi lost their jobs after whistleblowers came forward, alleging sexism and harassment. Powerful venture...
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Deal: Nokia Steel smartwatch on sale for just €78 on Black Friday

Deal: Nokia Steel smartwatch on sale for just €78 on Black Friday

Nokia has just announced it will run a Black Friday sale on its health devices on November 23. The offer includes discounts up to 50% on exactly eight health devices that will... Read more ...

Nest Black Friday deals: $50 off thermostat, $60 off indoor camera, and more...

Nest Black Friday deals: $50 off thermostat, $60 off indoor camera, and more amazing sales

Amazon is holding a 10-day Black Friday extravaganza, with bargains on its own devices and other goodies, including devices from Nest.The latest Nest Learning Thermostat, which... Read more ...

Roku Black Friday sale includes 30-per cent price cut on Streaming Stick+

Roku Black Friday sale includes 30-per cent price cut on Streaming Stick+

Roku is getting in on Amazon's Black Friday bonanza.The maker of set-top boxes and streaming media devices has discounted a bunch of its devices on Amazon. The deals last all... Read more ...

This 5GB data SIM only deal for £6.50 per month is the best of Black Friday...

This 5GB data SIM only deal for £6.50 per month is the best of Black Friday so far

TechRadar has teamed up with Mobile Phones Direct to give TechRadar readers what is probably the best SIM only deal of the year for Black Friday. This exclusive deal gets you... Read more ...

Nest thermostats, cameras, and more are now down to Black Friday prices

Nest thermostats, cameras, and more are now down to Black Friday prices

This is the best deal you'll find on Nest products right now! Is this deal for me? If you're tired of the crazy weather patterns and walking into a house that is the wrong... Read more ...

The FCC's Proposal To Nuke Net Neutrality

The FCC's Proposal To Nuke Net Neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission released its proposal to end Obama-era net neutrality protections the day before Thanksgiving, with plans to vote on December 14. Read more ...

The Galaxy S9 will reportedly be a more iterative update and could show up...

The Galaxy S9 will reportedly be a more iterative update and could show up at CES

All the major smartphones of 2017 are out in the world, but it's never to early to start thinking about next year's flagships. Samsung is reportedly starting earlier than ever... Read more ...

Bluetooth quick pairing feature in the works for Windows 10

Bluetooth quick pairing feature in the works for Windows 10

Microsoft appears to be working on a way to quickly pair Bluetooth devices to your Windows 10 PC. As first spotted by Thurrott , the initial bits of a thus-far undocumented... Read more ...

Ajit Pai and the FCC want it to be legal for Comcast to block BitTorrent

Ajit Pai and the FCC want it to be legal for Comcast to block BitTorrent

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai released his proposal to kill net neutrality today, and while there's a lot to be unhappy with, it's hard not to be taken with the brazenness of his... Read more ...

Games with Gold December 2017 list: Warhammer and more

Games with Gold December 2017 list: Warhammer and more

It's that time of the month: Microsoft has unveiled its Games with Gold list for December 2017, revealing to subscribers the titles they get for free with their Xbox Live Gold... Read more ...