Local crypto trading options open up with arrival of Aussie exchange Swyftx

Peter Griffin, Editor. 31 August 2021, 11:53 am Australian cryptocurrency exchange Swyftx has entered the New Zealand market, boosting by 70% the coin currencies able to be traded through a local operator. The Queensland-based cryptocurrency exchange claims it processed nearly $3 billion worth of digital currency on its platform in May, up from $120 million […]

Coinbase erroneously reported 2FA changes to 125,000 customers

Enlarge / On Friday afternoon, Coinbase sent email and SMS text messages to 125,000 customers, erroneously telling them that their 2FA settings had been changed. reader comments 35 with 30 posters participating, including story author Share this story Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase sent an automated message to a large number of its customers on Friday, saying […]

Rugged showcases its layout-printing construction robots

Few robotics categories are poised to benefit more from the events of the past year than construction. It’s a booming field that could benefit massively from automaton, a fact that’s only been amplified as the pandemic brought many nonessential businesses to a standstill. We’ve seen a number of players in the category raise notable rounds […]

Square to launch a new paid subscription, Invoices Plus

Square’s popular free invoicing software is becoming the company’s next big subscription service. The company is poised to announce a paid subscription offering called Invoices Plus, which will offer sellers a set of advanced features, including some that had previously been available with the free service. The service itself had been quietly introduced to individual […]

Not enough backup power: AT&T and T-Mobile suffer big outages in Louisiana

Enlarge / LaPlace, Louisiana: Jacqueline Smith waits with her mother Lucille Matthew for transportation after they were rescued from their flooded neighborhood in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida on August 30, 2021. Getty Images | Scott Olson reader comments 25 with 19 posters participating Share this story AT&T today said that only 60 percent of […]

New Zealand-based student well-being platform Komodo raises $1.8M NZD

Adolescence is a turbulent period and its challenges are being exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Even in the best of times, teens dealing with personal and school problems might have trouble talking about them. New Zealand-based startup Komodo is a student well-being platform that wants to give students a place to communicate with staff, while […]

Foreign investors have a bigger role to play in growing Latin America’s startup ecosystem

Ricardo Sangion Contributor Ricardo Sangion previously launched operations for Facebook and Pinterest in Latin America, before joining operator-led global investors TheVentureCity as partner for first-ticket investments in the region. There has been significant hype around Latin America’s startup success. For good reason, too: Startups have raised $9.3 billion in just the first half of 2021, […]