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US Treasury's FinCEN fines BTC-e $110M for violating US anti-money laundering laws (Financial Crimes Enforcement Network)

6 hours 1 min ago

Financial Crimes Enforcement Network:
US Treasury's FinCEN fines BTC-e $110M for violating US anti-money laundering laws  —  Immediate Release  —  WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), working in coordination with the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of California …

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WalkMe raises $75M at a $935M valuation for its on-screen task-completion guidance tech (Ingrid Lunden/TechCrunch)

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 9:15pm

Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
WalkMe raises $75M at a $935M valuation for its on-screen task-completion guidance tech  —  More funding is rolling in for Israeli startups.  Today, WalkMe — company that has built a cloud-based platform for businesses to make web and mobile interfaces and experiences easier to navigate …

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Sources: Slack raising $250M, led by SoftBank and Accel Partners, valuing the company at more than $5B (Bloomberg)

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 8:10pm

Bloomberg:
Sources: Slack raising $250M, led by SoftBank and Accel Partners, valuing the company at more than $5B  —  Messaging startup is set to be valued at more than $5 billion in new funding round.  —  Slack Technologies Inc. is raising about $250 million in a funding round co-led by SoftBank Group Corp. …

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WhatsApp announces it has 1B users every day, up from 1B users per month in February last year (WhatsApp Blog)

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 7:05pm

WhatsApp Blog:
WhatsApp announces it has 1B users every day, up from 1B users per month in February last year  —  Just last year, we shared that one billion people around the world use WhatsApp every month.  Today, we are excited and proud to share that one billion people around the world use WhatsApp every …

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Content management company OpenText acquires forensic security vendor Guidance Software for $240M (Ron Miller/TechCrunch)

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 6:35pm

Ron Miller / TechCrunch:
Content management company OpenText acquires forensic security vendor Guidance Software for $240M  —  OpenText, the content management company based in Waterloo, Ontario announced today that it was buying Guidance Software, a forensic security and eDiscovery vendor for $240 million.

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HPE CEO Meg Whitman leaves HP Inc.'s board, which she's been on since the split in 2015 (Natalie Gagliordi/ZDNet)

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 5:05pm

Natalie Gagliordi / ZDNet:
HPE CEO Meg Whitman leaves HP Inc.'s board, which she's been on since the split in 2015  —  The HPE chief executive is rumored to be on the shortlist for Uber's CEO job.  —  Hewlett Packard Enterprise chief executive Meg Whitman has left HP's board of directors.

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BetterWorks CEO and cofounder Kris Duggan steps down after lawsuit alleges he assaulted a former employee at a company retreat (Lizette Chapman/Bloomberg)

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 4:50pm

Lizette Chapman / Bloomberg:
BetterWorks CEO and cofounder Kris Duggan steps down after lawsuit alleges he assaulted a former employee at a company retreat  —  Board searches for replacement; CEO Duggan to become president  —  Suit comes amid wave of industry-wide harassment allegations

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