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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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.

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Central Retail Group Eyes $2.7B IPO

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Central Retail, which is part of the billionaire Chirativat family’s Central Group, will sell up to 22.1 With its listing plans, parent company Central Group will delist its Robinson Pcl retail subsidiary.

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Facebook Accused Of Exposing User Data Via Groups

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The Federal Trade Commission ( FTC ) has received a complaint against Facebook that alleges the social media giant wrongfully disclosed information on members of closed groups. Facebook closed groups Complaint data FTC groups Health News privacy social media

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Facebook Sues NSO Group Over WhatsApp Hack

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Facebook is filing a lawsuit against NSO Group , an Israeli cybersecurity company, alleging that it hacked WhatsApp users, according to CNBC. Facebook also named a second organization in the suit: Q Cyber, which is a company affiliated with NSO Group.

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Two more groups submit Singapore digital banking license bids

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Beyond Consortium, led by one of Asia’s largest massage chair makers, V3 Group Ltd.

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UBS Leads New Blockchain Settlement Group

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An emerging group of financial services firms led by UBS Group is looking to develop a crypto-based system to settle cross-border trades. Credit Suisse Group AG, Bank of New York Mellon Corp., Blockchain cross border trade cryptocurrency News UBS Group What's Hot

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Aite Group’s von Wezel: Open banking is facing a trust deficit

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Though open banking is gaining advocates in the financial industry and regulatory bodies, a recent Aite Group study suggests many consumers may not be ready for it. The core problem, according to a recent Aite Group study, is an understanding gap.

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Facebook Brings Subscription Service To Groups

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Facebook announced that it is testing out subscriptions with a small number of groups to support group admins who lead the communities. Group admins build safe and supportive communities that people come back to every day,” wrote Alex Deve, Product Director, Groups, at Facebook. “We The groups will then share input and feedback with the social media giant. With this new subscription service, reports say that the group admins will be allowed charge $4.99

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SWIFT Working Group To Create ISO 20022 Standard

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SWIFT announced Thursday (April 4) that its working group of payments industry experts is creating a common end-to-end implementation to increase the move of cross-border transactions to the ISO 20022 standard.

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Business Advocacy Groups Fight Proposed Transaction Tax

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Business advocacy groups are fighting a proposed financial transaction tax aimed at limiting high-frequency trading, and decreasing the budget deficit. ” Regulation advocacy groups AFP financial transactions Modern Markets Initiative News tax What's Hot

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Creative Group FinTech Lands $25M To Expand Into 30 Countries

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Amsterdam-based startup Creative Group announced it has raised €22 million in funding from Prime Ventures. Founded in 2010, Creative Group enables customers to digitally buy or send prepaid credit to spend with their favorite brands, as well as to send cross-border credit remittances.

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Taking The Pain Out Of Group Outings

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Every group of friends has a social director, Fevo CEO Ari Daie told Karen Webster in this week’s Matchmakers conversation – that one person who organizes the cats and gets a group of otherwise passive adults organized for a game, concert or weekend trip. They have to organize the group, figure out when everyone is free, what they want to pay for tickets and then how to purchase that block of tickets for the group. [link].

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Dozens Of Cybercrime Groups Found On Facebook

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Dozens of cybercriminal groups have found a home on Facebook , using the platform’s online marketplace to sell illegal services such as stolen credit card information, as well as account theft and spamming tools, according to Cisco Systems’ Talos security unit.

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Airbnb Rolls Out Group Payments

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Booking a group trip on Airbnb just got easier: Users now have the ability to split payments with their fellow travelers. A recent poll from Airbnb found that 43 percent of users have lost $1,000 or more in repayments from group trips, 18 percent say they’ve lost $10,000 or more from not getting repaid after group trips and 29 percent have fought with a friend over group trip repayment.

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The Shelby Group, Equiteq Team Up On Investment

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Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory firm Equiteq announced that it advised The Shelby Group , an eProcurement transformation and optimization consulting firm, on a recent growth investment from Boston-based private equity firm WestView Capital Partners , according to a press release. Through their expertise and relationships with private equity firms, they helped us understand our options and, ultimately, achieve a great outcome,” said John Dreyer, CEO of The Shelby Group.

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Postmates Adds Cost-Free Group Delivery

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Delivery and pickup company Postmates has added a free group delivery option, according to reports. . The service is called Postmates Party, and it lets customers have meals delivered as part of a group. Delivery food delivery Group delivery News Postmates Postmates Party What's Hot

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Group Effort For Central Banks And Digital Currencies?

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And now, for digital currencies, it’s a group effort — among central banks, that is. 21), at least some of those central banks are banding together to form a group that will study ways and means of issuing central bank digital currencies (CBDC).

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Chinese Conglomerate Fosun Group Bets Big on Blockchain

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A representative of Fosun Group, which, at $13.1 Commerce Corporate Cryptocurrency Exclusive Insurance Payments Security Startups Antshares BlockChain cryptocurrency Fosun Group Onchain technology

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CPI Card Group Launches Second Wave Cards For New Markets

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CPI Card Group announced that it has launched Second Wave cards for markets including transit, hospitality, entertainment and more. Payment Methods CPI Card Group credit card Digital Payments Mobile Payments News recycled plastic Second Wave What's Hot

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Security Group Warns Iranian Hackers Could Target US Electric Utilities

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Iranian hacking groups are targeting U.S. Dragos said they knew a related group called Parasite had also been working with Magnallium, trying to expose vulnerabilities in the virtual private networking software.

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International Payments Firm Equals Group Acquires Hermex For £2M

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FairFX, a subsidiary of international payments firm Equals Group, has acquired Hermex International Limited (HermexFX) for £2 million ($2.4 million), Equals Group said in a press release on Friday (Aug.

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WHSmith To Acquire Marshall Retail Group

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WHSmith has revealed it will acquire Marshall Retail Group (MRG) in an effort to boost its presence in U.S. Retail Acquisition M&A Marshall Retail Group MRG News travel What's Hot WHSmithairports, according to Financial Times. The U.K. company will buy Las Vegas-based MRG from Brentwood Associates for $400 million. The deal would “broadly double” the size of WHSmith’s international travel business, with the acquisition financed through a combination of new debt and equity.

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UK Casual Dining Firm The Restaurant Group Shutters 150 Eateries

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Europe’s The Restaurant Group (TRG), which operates over 650 restaurants and pubs across the country, is closing 150 eateries, Financial Times reported on Tuesday (Sept. Retail News Restaurants The Restaurant Group U.K.

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Foundry Group Leads $30M Seed Funding For Matchstick Ventures

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Paul-based Matchstick Ventures raised $30 million in a second seed funding round led by Foundry Group, reports said on Friday (Sept. We’ve co-invested and served on boards with them and [Foundry Group Managing Director] Seth Levine has been an official advisor to Matchstick since inception.

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India’s Future Group Cuts eCommerce Venture, Lays Off About 400

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Future Group , the Indian conglomerate headquartered in Mumbai, is downsizing its eCommerce division Retail 3.0 The idea was to convert the entire offline journey of a Future Group consumer into the online world,” founder Kishore Biyani said in 2017 regarding Retail 3.0. percent stake in Future Group valued at ?2,500 By 2019, Future Group made the decision to dramatically downsize its digital strategy because of sluggish sales and funding delays. .

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Equifax, Gwynn Group Pair On AR Solution

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Equifax and Gwynn Group announced they are collaborating on an accounts receivable (AR) management solution that can support the entire collections life cycle.

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OYO Acquires Leisure Group For Europe Expansion

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Indian budget hotel startup OYO, which is backed by companies like Airbnb, SoftBank and Didi, has acquired @Leisure Group from Axel Springer for around $415 million (€369.5 The @Leisure Group is a great partner, and we are excited to broad-base their offerings.

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SWIFT, Ripple Support EU Blockchain Group Launch

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The group — the International Association of Trusted Blockchain Applications ( INATBA ) — officially launched on April 3 in Brussels and includes SWIFT, IBM, Ripple and around 100 other companies and organizations.

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NY Fed Creates FinTech Advisory Group

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The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has announced the creation of the Fintech Advisory Group to bridge the communication gap between the FinTech industry and consumer organizations, the organization said in a release. The group plans to hold its first meeting on April 1.

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Hazeltree Acquires ENSO From CME Group

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Hazeltree announced it has acquired ENSO Financial Analytics (ENSO), a leading provider of portfolio analytics for hedge funds and prime brokers, from CME Group for an undisclosed amount.

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Payment Firm Moneycorp Acquires Australia’s Rochford Group

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moneycorp, has acquired an Australian independent treasury advisory company called the Rochford Group for an undisclosed sum, according to reports. We can help accelerate Rochford’s growth by deploying their operating model through the moneycorp group.”.

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Citizens Financial Group Launches Neobank Citizens Access

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Citizens Financial Group joins the latest band of established FIs in launching its version of a digital-first bank called Citizens Access.

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How Ship Wants To Make Digital Dating A Group Activity

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This is why on first glance Match Group’s recently released Ship seems like something of an oddity. The app encourages singles looking to mingle to construct a group — their romance braintrust if you will — of people who are allowed to swipe for them.

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UK Fast Food Group Strikes Exclusive Partnership With Just Eat

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Restaurant groups are reassessing their work in the blossoming field. s most popular fast food groups, was a nice catch for Just Eat, which meanwhile just closed a deal to merge with Takeaway.com for 6 billion pounds ($7.8

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City Of London Group Announces £15.2M In Funding

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City of London Group (COLG) announced that it has raised £15.2 B2B Payments B2B banking City of London Group FinServ funding News Recognise Bank Shares SMB What's Hot In B2B

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BharatPe Notches $15.5M In Funding; Eika Group Teams With EedenBull

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Norwegian banking alliance Eika Group is teaming up with EedenBull , India’s FinTech startup BharatPe notched $15.5 Eika Group, a Norwegian banking alliance, is teaming up with EedenBull for a partnership to create payment programs, EedenBull said in an announcement.

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CME Group Announces Plans for Bitcoin Futures, Causing Price Surge

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Exchange operator CME Group has announced plans to launch bitcoin futures in the fourth quarter. Cryptocurrency Exclusive Online Payments Bitcoin bitcoin futures CME Group cryptocurrency futures

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Facebook Adds Group Stories

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Separately, Facebook said it is also rolling out Stories for Groups and Events , which will enable users to add posts that the rest of the group can view. Users will see Stories on their Event and Group pages, as well as at the top of their News Feeds, and will also be able to post while inside Events and Groups. Facebook’s Groups are focused on specific topics, such as hobbies, professions and locations.

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Palestinian Terrorist Group Uses Bitcoin To Raise Money

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Hamas, the militant Palestinian group, has come up with a new way to raise funds for its terror campaigns: bitcoin.

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City Of London Group Preps UK Banking License For Recognise

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Another industry player, City of London Group, is slated to submit its U.K. “This has been another year of considerable progress for the City of London Group,” said Michael Goldstein, the firm’s chief executive. The U.K.

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Advocacy Groups Call On FTC To Break Up Facebook

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Facebook is facing breakup calls from a handful of advocacy groups that want the Federal Trade Commission to explore breaking up the social media giant. The group argued in the draft letter that Facebook should be forced to unwind those acquisitions because it didn’t protect users’ data.

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Investor Group, Including Amazon, Buys Disney’s $3.47B Stake In YES Network

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The Walt Disney Company announced that it has sold its equity interest in the YES Network to a newly formed investor group that includes Yankee Global Enterprises, Sinclair Broadcast Group, and Amazon.

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