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    Meet Belvo, a YC-backed startup building a financial API for Latin America

    In the wake of the $5.3 billion sale of banking API provider Plaid to Visa — a deal generally lauded as intelligent for the larger company — fintech became an even hotter part of the venture capital and startup landscape. While companies in the broad fintech and finservices spaces were…

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      Ring slightly overhauls security and privacy, but it’s still not enough

      Security camera maker Ring is updating its service to improve account security and give more control when it comes to privacy. Once again, this is yet another update that makes the overall experience slightly better but the Amazon-owned company is still not doing enough to protect its users. First, Ring…

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        SpaceX will launch private citizens into orbit

        SpaceX is planning to send up to four private citizens into space to take a trip around Earth sometime at the end of 2021 or in early 2022. The spaceflight company announced an agreement on Tuesday with Space Adventures, a space tourism business that has helped seven different private citizens…

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          Volocopter and Grab team up to test air taxi service in Southeast Asia

          German aviation startup Volocopter is teaming up with Grab, the predominant ride-hailing app in Southeast Asia, to launch an air taxi experiment. The two companies signed a memorandum of understanding to “look into the most suitable cities and routes to deploy air taxis in Southeast Asian cities; evaluate the best…

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            Google tells Samsung to stop making changes in Android

            Google has slammed some of the leading mobile manufacturers for altering Linux kernel codes within the its Android platform. According to Google’s Project Zero security team, several phone makers have tinkered with the software in order to make their devices more secure – however, in the process, have actually ended…

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              Marshall adds active noise cancellation to its over-ear headphones, now with USB-C

              Marshall has added active noise cancellation to its new Monitor II ANC headphones, a feature its other models have had for some time, but a first for the company’s over-the-ear model. An ANC button lets users switch between active noise canceling and “monitoring mode” or turn off active noise cancellation…

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