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Ex-Uber data chief Kevin Novak joins LA-based startup Tala in big win for LA ecosystem

Ex-Uber data chief Kevin Novak joins LA-based startup Tala in big win for LA ecosystem

Kevin Novak, the architect of Uber’s dynamic pricing technology and the head of its data team, has joined the Los Angeles-based financial services startup Tala as its new head of data.
Can Index Funds Be a Force for Sustainable Capitalism?

Can Index Funds Be a Force for Sustainable Capitalism?

They have the clout and the long-term view.
Can Index Funds Be a Force for Sustainable Capitalism?

Can Index Funds Be a Force for Sustainable Capitalism?

They have the clout and the long-term view.
Discover won't force you to sign for purchases anymore

Discover won't force you to sign for purchases anymore

Forget signing your name on credit and debit card purchases with Discover. Starting in April, the credit card company won't require a signature after buying something in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and

First Look: The Hyperledger Project

This post First Look: The Hyperledger Project appeared first on Daily Reckoning. An innovation of this scale has billion-dollar disruptor written all over it. Introducing the Linux Foundation’s

Special Report: IBM’s VP of Global Finance Talks Blockchain Tech

This post Special Report: IBM’s VP of Global Finance Talks Blockchain Tech appeared first on Daily Reckoning. A new age in blockchain tech is upon us. Some of the biggest names across multiple
More and more Indians are lying on their CVs to find work

More and more Indians are lying on their CVs to find work

Indian job seekers are getting crafty to get ahead. In the last financial year, 15 in every 100 resumes have shown a mismatch in the…
Remitly is raising up to $115M led by Naspers’ PayU to double down on remittances

Remitly is raising up to $115M led by Naspers’ PayU to double down on remittances

International remittances continues to be one of the biggest financial services in developing countries, with $450 billion getting sent from countries like the U.S. to emerging markets in 2017 alone,
Four charts and a table: more proof of India’s job crisis

Four charts and a table: more proof of India’s job crisis

It’s been a tough year for India’s jobs market. Between January and April alone, some 1.5 million jobs were lost, according to the Centre for…
The head of AIG sent employees a memo urging them to oppose the Congressional 401(k) cap

The head of AIG sent employees a memo urging them to oppose the Congressional 401(k) cap

The leadership of global insurance group AIG sent all US employees an email urging them to contact their local representatives to oppose a Congressional plan…
This $5.3 Billion Offer for Nets Is the Latest Sign of a Payments M&A Binge
This $5.3 Billion Offer for Nets Is the Latest Sign of a Payments M&A Binge
How Everyone Missed Square’s Big Comeback

How Everyone Missed Square’s Big Comeback

Jack Dorsey's other company is doing just fine, thank you.
How Everyone Missed Square’s Big Comeback

How Everyone Missed Square’s Big Comeback

Jack Dorsey's other company is doing just fine, thank you.
More Banks Join UBS-Led Blockchain Scheme to Speed Up Settlements

More Banks Join UBS-Led Blockchain Scheme to Speed Up Settlements

Barclays, HSBC and other are now involved too.
More Banks Join UBS-Led Blockchain Scheme to Speed Up Settlements

More Banks Join UBS-Led Blockchain Scheme to Speed Up Settlements

Barclays, HSBC and other are now involved too.

Research: Hiring Chief Risk Officers Led Banks to Take on Even More Risk

A study of the years before the 2008 financial crisis.