Payments app Venmo has a digital user base bigger than Square Cash and banks, but no plan to profit from it
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Payments app Venmo has a digital user base bigger than Square Cash and banks, but no plan to profit from it

Via Yahoo Finance The 40 million users disclosed for the first time by Venmo, PayPal’s millennial-focused, peer-to-peer payments app, outnumbers most of big banks’ digital users and rival Square, run by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, which reported 15 million monthly active users for its Cash App as of December. But by one important market measure,...

London’s Crossrail puts back opening to March 2021 at the latest
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London’s Crossrail puts back opening to March 2021 at the latest

Via Yahoo Finance LONDON (Reuters) – London’s new flagship rail line connecting Heathrow Airport to the Canary Wharf financial district may not now open before 2021, more than two years behind schedule, the Crossrail project said on Thursday. Billed as Europe’s most ambitious infrastructure project, the line, which runs under the capital, was supposed to...

Here are the picks in the 2019 CNBC Stock Draft
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Here are the picks in the 2019 CNBC Stock Draft

Via Yahoo Finance CNBC’s 2019 Stock Draft kicks off on “Power Lunch” Thursday. Ex-NFL star Nick Lowery, last year’s winner, is defending his title against nine other teams. In 2018, her wrested the prize away from from “Mr. Wonderful,” Kevin O’Leary, with his picks of Amazon, Goldman Sachs, and Advanced Micro Devices. His stocks ended...

Glencore says probed by U.S. CFTC for ‘corrupt practices’
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Glencore says probed by U.S. CFTC for ‘corrupt practices’

Via Yahoo Finance (Reuters) – Glencore Plc said on Thursday the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission is investigating whether the miner and its units may have violated certain regulations through “corrupt practices” in connection with commodities. (Reporting by Justin George Varghese in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Samuel)

Retired Navy SEAL: Use this 5-step strategy to achieve any goal
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Retired Navy SEAL: Use this 5-step strategy to achieve any goal

Via Yahoo Finance Retired Navy SEAL David Goggins has competed in more than 60 ultra-marathons, triathlons and ultra-triathlons, and has won a handful of them. He’s also a former Guinness World Record holder for completing 4,030 pull-ups in 17 hours. But the 44-year-old hasn’t always been fit. Before he decided he wanted to join the...

Cabinet launches inquiry to find source of Huawei leak
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Cabinet launches inquiry to find source of Huawei leak

Via Yahoo Finance An inquiry has been launched by the cabinet secretary, Sir Mark Sedwill, in the aftermath of this week’s leak of a decision by the National Security Council to allow Chinese firm Huawei to supply some 5G telecoms equipment in the UK. The investigation could lead to the sacking of a cabinet member...

Irish regulator opens inquiry into Facebook over password storage
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Irish regulator opens inquiry into Facebook over password storage

Via Yahoo Finance DUBLIN (Reuters) – Facebook’s lead regulator in the European Union, Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner, on Thursday said it had launched an inquiry into whether the company violated EU data rules by saving user passwords in plain text format on internal servers. The probe is the latest to be launched out of Dublin...