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SBI looking to set up joint crypto ventures with foreign firms

Japanese financial conglomerate SBI Holdings is reportedly planning to set up a joint cryptocurrency venture with foreign financial companies. SBI CEO Yoshitaka Kitao said that the Japanese company is in talks with other financial firms to launch a crypto venture, Reuters reports Feb. 15. The executive said that SBI currently has two potential deals. As …

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Microsoft teams up with Cruise and GM on self-driving cars

Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images Cruise and GM have enlisted an important ally in their quest to make self-driving cars a practical reality. The two have entered a “long-term strategic relationship” with Microsoft to speed up the commercialization of autonomous vehicles. Cruise will use Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform to deliver self-driving tech “at scale,” while Microsoft will …

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Crypto.com views Chainlink integration as a gateway to DeFi

Crypto.com (CRO) is adding Chainlink’s price feeds to its DeFi wallet as it begins expansion into the booming space. The company chief operating officer Eric Anziani told Cointelegraph: “I would say with the partnership with Chainlink is kind of our first integration with a DeFi protocol, it brings value to our customers in terms of …

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Western Union Makes Takeover Offer for MoneyGram

Western Union might be purchasing cross-border payments company MoneyGram. According to a June 1 article on Bloomberg, the payments giant recently made a takeover offer for MoneyGram. If successful, this would combine the two of the biggest money-transfer companies in the United States.  Ups and downs during pandemic Lockdowns and shelter-in-place orders in response to …

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