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Lending startup Affirm valued at $1.8 bln in latest financing round

SAN FRANCISCO, - Silicon Valley lending startup Affirm said on Monday it has raised $200 million in a fresh round of funding, boosting prospects as the firm aims to go after the market...

Global IoT spending to hit $772 billion in 2018, says IDC

A new update released by the International Data Corporation (IDC) projected that spending on IoT globally will increase 14.6% year over year to $772.5 billion in 2018. IDC’s “Worldwide Semiannual Internet of...

Collection of 1.4 Billion Plain-Text Leaked Passwords Found Circulating Online

Hackers always first go for the weakest link to quickly gain access to your online accounts. Online users habit of reusing the same password across multiple services gives hackers opportunity to use...

ROBOT Attack: 19-Year-Old Bleichenbacher Attack On Encrypted Web Reintroduced

A 19-year-old vulnerability has been re-discovered in the RSA implementation from at least 8 different vendors—including F5, Citrix, and Cisco—that can give man-in-the-middle attackers access to encrypted messages. Dubbed ROBOT (Return of Bleichenbacher's Oracle Attack), the...

Israeli serial startup stars of blockchain tech return with QEDit, a zero-knowledge proof diligence...

Leveraging some “mind boggling math” introduced as an update onto the Ethereum blockchain only a few months ago, QEDit is launching its product on our Battlefield stage at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin. The company, which takes...

eTrack Tech has a mission to make logistics safer

It took Barbara Timm-Brock one near-death experience and three career changes to bring her to the stage at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin to launch eTrack Tech. Timm-Brock wants to make sure equipment functions properly...

For founders and investors, it’s time for some ‘real talk’ about money

Consciously or not, founders’ attitudes toward money play an enormous role in how they run their startups. These attitudes shape whether to bet on a new line of business, how much...

Instagram lets you Archive and Highlight your favorite expired Stories

Instagram is copying Snapchat’s Memories feature and going a step further, letting you create a permanent home to show off formerly ephemeral content. Rolling out globally today on iOS and Android, Instagram Stories...

8 startups in Asia that caught our eye

1. AOS Mobile | Japan Tokyo-based AOS Mobile uses artificial intelligence (AI) to help enterprises communicate through mobile with their customers. Its products include AOSSMS, which enables businesses to send SMS text messages simultaneously and...

Qualcomm Announces Mesh Networking Wi-Fi Router Reference Design with IoT Functionality

The last couple of years has seen rapid proliferation of mesh networking kits / whole-home Wi-Fi systems in the market. Recent market research suggests that the mesh network segment is almost...