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Uber Eats, Grubhub, DoorDash sue NYC for limiting fees the apps can charge restaurants – TechCrunch

DoorDash, Caviar Grubhub Grubhub Seamless, Seamless and Uber Eats are suing the City of New York to challenge a law that would limit the commissions
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Wisetack closes on $45M to bring ‘buy now, pay later’ to in-person services – TechCrunch

Globally, buy now and pay later is growing with many companies expanding into and out of different parts, including Africa, Latin America, and Asia.
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Nuula raises $120M to build out a financial services ‘superapp’ aimed at SMBs – TechCrunch

Nuula, a Canadian startup, has raised $120 million in funding. This money will be used to launch its first app and product, a credit line for its
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Egyptian fintech MNT-Halan lands $120M from Apis Partners, DisrupTech and others – TechCrunch

Despite mobile penetration exceeding 90%, over 70% of Egypt's fast-growing and young population of more than 100 million are financially poor. This
HBO Max is coming to parts of Europe on October 26th
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HBO Max is coming to parts of Europe on October 26th

The streaming service, HBO Max, announced today that HBO Max will be available in Europe on October 26th. It will be available in six countries:
Hulu’s monthly prices increase by $1 as Disney pushes its streaming bundle
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Hulu’s monthly prices increase by $1 as Disney pushes its streaming bundle

Hulus streaming plans start at $1 more from October 8th. The ad supported tier will go up to $6.99 per month, while the ad-free plan will go up to
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AI as a service to solve your business problems? Guess again – TechCrunch

SaaS, PaaS, and now AIaaS: Forward-thinking entrepreneurs will offer customers all over the world with AI-powered plug-and play solutions to their
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White House proposes stopgap bill with disaster aid as Congress hashes out trillions in spending

U.S. President Joe Biden makes remarks about Afghanistan from the East Room at the White House in Washington on August 26, 2021. WASHINGTON - The
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DigitalOcean enhances serverless capabilities with Nimbella acquisition – TechCrunch

Serverless solutions are becoming more popular as developers seek to make software creation easier. They allow them to write code and not worry
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Financial comparison “super app” Jeff raises $1.5M seed extension – TechCrunch

Southeast Asia is seeing a rise in financial services, particularly for those who don't have access to traditional bank accounts and credit lines.