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The Independent - Business: Thursday February 22, 2018

Bug at Japanese Government-Approved Zaif Exchange Let Users Get Free Bitcoin

An apparent software bug at the Japanese government-approved bitcoin exchange Zaif allowed users to get cryptocurrency for free.

The Independent - Business: Thursday February 22, 2018

Here's what Lloyds' $4.2 billion digitization pledge says about banking's future

The new plan seems like the latest effort by the bank to streamline its operations and face down growing competition

The Independent - Business: Thursday February 22, 2018

Snap is sliding after Kylie Jenner tweets she doesn't use the app anymore (SNAP)

Kylie Jenner is one of the biggest influencers on Snapchat.

The Independent - Business: Thursday February 22, 2018

Fintech Temenos to Acquire Fidessa Group for $1.96 billion

Swiss Fintech Temenos has agreed to buy UK based Fidessa Group in a deal that currently stands at $1.96 billion. Temenos is a provider of banking software and the company claims that more than 2000 firms around the globe, including 41 of the top 50 banks, use the Temenos software to power daily transactions. Fidessa,

The Independent - Business: Thursday February 22, 2018

Sweden-Based Fintech Anyfin Secures 4.8 Million Through Series A Round Led By Accel & Northzone

Anyfin, a Sweden-based fintech startup that enables consumers to refinance their existing loans with a picture, today announces a 4.8 million Series A investment led by Accel and Northzone...

The Independent - Business: Thursday February 22, 2018

Bitcoin just fell below $10,000 again

Bitcoin fell below $10,000 for the fourth time of 2018 on Thursday morning.