Hacking Group MosesStaff Targets Israeli Groups

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That’s the question posed by MosesStaff, a group of hackers who have begun targeting organizations in Israel with the aim to solely steal information and cause political damage, Zero Day reported. Is a ransomware attack still a ransomware attack if the attacker doesn’t demand a ransom?

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Authentic Brands Group Shelves IPO Plans 

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Retail aggregation firm Authentic Brands Group has scrapped its plans for an initial public offering (IPO) and will sell stakes to private equity firm CVC Capital, hedge fund HPS Investment Partners and a group of existing stakeholders at a $12.7

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It’s Back to the Future for Payments

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Digital adoption has exploded across all age groups. This blog is based on my keynote presentation at the 2021 Payments Canada SUMMIT Payments leaders probably feel like they are living in the future right now. The pandemic changed the industry forever.

Apple Files Suit Against Software Vendor NSO Group

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Apple has filed a lawsuit against the NSO Group, an Israeli company that sells software to government and law enforcement agencies to let them hack iPhones. This isn’t the first time a Big Tech company has gone after the NSO Group.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Alibaba Group Active Consumers up 62M in Q3

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On the heels of an estimated $139 billion in Singles Day sales for Alibaba and JD.com, Alibaba Group Holding Limited’s active consumers hit 1.24 billion, thanks to the performance of its diversified businesses, Alibaba Group Chief Financial Officer Maggie Wu said in the quarterly update.

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Ant Group’s Valuation Tops $200 Billion

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Based on Ant Group ’s 2020 numbers, some investors around the world have tagged the Chinese company with a valuation in excess of $200 billion, Reuters reported on Tuesday (March 16), citing sources. Investments Ant Group Digital Banking international ipo News What's Hot

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Singapore’s Liquid Group Debuts Real-Time B2B, B2C Payments

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Singapore’s cross-border digital payments startup Liquid Group is introducing B2B and business-to-consumer (B2C) real-time payment tools that capitalize on the company’s direct connection to FAST and PayNow.

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Uber Eats Introduces Group Ordering

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Uber has introduced a group ordering option, the company said in a blog post. . Whether you’re at the office, going to a friend’s place or hosting at home, coordinating group meals can be challenging — especially when you and your guests are hungry and the clock is ticking,” the company said.

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Amazon Asks India Regulators to Nix Future Group Sale

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Amazon has asked India’s market regulator, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), to withdraw its conditional approval of competitor Future Group’s $3.4 Read more: India Court Affirms Amazon Victory Against Future Group-Reliance Deal.

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Digital Currency Group Notches $10B Value 

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Blockchain sector investor Digital Currency Group , the parent company of Grayscale Investments, LLC , is valued at more than $10 billion following a recent funding round, according to a Monday (Nov. Fintech Investments digital currency group FinTech funding Investments News What's Hot

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Match Group Could Benefit from Relaxed App Store Restrictions

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Online dating company Match Group Inc. Mobile Applications App Store Apple fees google play Match Group News What's Hotwhich operates Tinder, Hinge and OkCupid — is crafting plans to avoid paying Apple and Google for app store transactions after recent changes in the U.S.

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Klarna and Simon Property Group Team on National BNPL Initiative

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Buy now, pay later (BNPL) platform Klarna and Simon Property Group on Wednesday (Oct. Buy Now Pay Later Buy Now Klarna News partnerships Pay Later simon property group What's Hot

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Authentic Brands Could Buy Arcadia Group And Debenhams

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Authentic Brands is said to be in talks with Debenhams and Arcadia Group administrators, with unnamed sources claiming that the retail company is mulling a bid for the Sir Philip Green retail empire and the retailer, Retail Gazette reported.

Global Investors Go Soft On Ant Group’s Valuation

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Investors are now going soft on Ant Group, once valued in excess of $300 billion, following stricter Chinese regulations and the cancellation of its November 2020 initial public offering (IPO) by the government, The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday (May 3).

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Hyatt Grows Luxury Travel Brand With Apple Leisure Group Deal

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16) it plans to acquire luxury resort-management services, travel and hospitality company Apple Leisure Group (ALG) from affiliates of KKR and KSL Capital Partners LLC for $2.7 Retail acquisitions Apple Leisure Group hospitality Hyatt Hotels Corp News travel What's HotHyatt Hotels Corp.

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Equinox Group Requiring Vax Proof For Employees, Members, Riders

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Representatives from almost 60 medical groups — such as the American Nurses Association and the American Medical Association — said last week that they want to see mandatory vaccination policies for all healthcare workers. Coronavirus Equinox Group new york city News SoulCycle What's Hot

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Baupost Group Buys Stake In Just Eat Takeaway

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The Baupost Group hedge fund is getting into the meal delivery business. Partnerships / Acquisitions acquisitions Baupost Group delivery Investments Just Eat Takeaway News What's HotAs Bloomberg News reported on Thursday (Aug.

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Google, Alibaba, Ant Group Seek Payment Licenses In Singapore

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Google, Alibaba Group Holdings and Ant Group. International alibaba Ant Group Google international News payments Singapore What's HotIs Singapore poised to become Asia’s Silicon Valley?

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Amazon Explore Expands to Offer Group Experiences

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Amazon Explore customers can now book small live group experiences for up to seven people in an expansion of the initiative launched last year amid the global pandemic that features hundreds of one-on-one experiences from around the world. Amazon Explore group experiences start at $14.

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China Evergrande Group Faces Suits Over Unpaid Supplier Bills

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China Evergrande Group is facing legal action from companies that say the property developer did not pay its bills, according to a Yahoo Finance report. B2B Payments B2B China Evergrande Group international late payments Lawsuits News What's Hot In B2B

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China's Retail Investors Order Over $2.8T Of Ant Group Stock

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Ant Group indicated on Thursday (Oct. Individual investors in Hong Kong have rushed to purchase into the initial public offering (IPO), as they wager that Ant Group will spike in value following its public debut on Thursday (Nov. 29) that retail investors in mainland China made over $2.8

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Jack Ma Tells Chinese Regulators Ant Group Not A Bank

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As China's Ant Group readies for its IPO — the biggest ever — founder Jack Ma wanted to clarify that the company is a tech firm, not a bank, Reuters reports. IPO Ant Group Digital Banking Innovation international Investment IPOs jack ma News What's Hot

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What Will Ant Group Look Like A Year From Now?

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What’s next for Ant Group – and by extension, Jack Ma? . As reported earlier this month , the Shanghai Stock Exchange delayed Ant Group’s record initial public offering (IPO). In China, the battle of the regulators versus FinTech behemoth has seemingly been joined. .

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Ascena Retail Group Considers Bankruptcy Filing

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With the pandemic putting its business into a state of disorder, Lane Bryant and Ann Taylor owner Ascena Retail Group is reportedly in talks with lenders about a possible bankruptcy filing. Retail Ann Taylor Ascena Retail Group bankruptcy Catherine’s Lane Bryant News What's Hot

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Banking Groups Ask US House to Kill Proposed Account Reporting

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banking lobby groups want to nix a proposal for bank account reporting that’s part of the congressional reconciliation package. The groups urged members “to oppose any efforts to advance this ill-advised new reporting regime” in the letter.

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Postmates Rolls Out Group Ordering

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Postmates is joining DoorDash and Caviar in offering its customers the option to place group orders. Group Orders allow you to share orders with friends so they can add items into your shared basket,” the company explained. Name your group, set a spend limit for your guests, and share it out.”. DoorDash has been offering group orders on its site since 2015 and on its app since 2017, while Caviar (now owned by DoorDash) offers group orders on a desktop web browser.

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Ant Group Moves Ahead With $35B IPO After China's OK

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Ant Group has won the nod from China's top security regulators for its Shanghai offering, the last hurdle to clear for the $35 billion dual listing, Reuters reports. The Ant Group listing would be the first to be on both the new STAR Market in Shanghai and in Hong Kong.

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Benetton Group Teams With Retail Intelligence Firm EDITED

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Benetton Group , an Italian fashion company, is teaming once more with retail market intelligence firm EDITED as an "essential platform" for its future three-year roadmap, according to a Wednesday (Dec.

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Ant Group Reels In Small Investors As IPO Nears

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FinTech company Ant Group continues to press toward having the biggest initial public offering (IPO) ever, with returns at an estimated $35 billion. Ant Group is the online payment affiliate of China-based Alibaba Group Holding.

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First Citizens, CIT Group Merger Will Create $100B Bank

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billion all-stock merger deal between First Citizens and CIT Group will result in the creation of the 19 th biggest U.S. Partnerships / Acquisitions acquisitions banking CIT Group First Citizens M&A mergers News partnerships What's HotAn approximate $2.2

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Chinese Regulators, Ant Group Agree On Restructuring Plan For FinTech

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Chinese regulators along with Jack Ma and his Ant Group have reached an agreement that would turn the financial technology company (FinTech) into a financial holding company. Alibaba Group , which billionaire Jack Ma founded in 1999, owns about one-third of Ant , a spinoff company.

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Eddie Bauer Joins Growing Retail Stable Of Simon Property-Authentic Brands’ SPARC Group

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Eddie Bauer, the 100-year-old outdoor sportswear retailer, will become the sixth retail brand added to the stable of SPARC Group, a four-year-old joint venture between mall owner Simon Property Group and brand licensing and development firm Authentic Brands Group (ABG).

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How Citizens Financial Group Is Driving Omnichannel Banking Forward

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These interactions must give consumers the impression that they are still transacting with the same bank regardless of which channel they have chosen to use, said Eric Schuppenhauer , president of consumer lending and national banking at Citizens Financial Group.

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Ingrooves Music Group Debuts Music Royalty Accounting Software

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Ingrooves Music Group is providing independent musicians and labels with royalty accounting software, Music Business Worldwide reported. B2B Payments B2B Digital Payments Ingrooves Music Group News software What's Hot In B2B