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Palantir CEO claims terrorist plot foiled every week in Europe

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Terrorist attacks are being foiled in Europe nearly every week, according to the CEO of Palantir, a data analysis company focused on national security. Alex Karp is the head of the Silicon Valley-based company, which specializes in big-data analytics. One of the company’s main products, called Gotham, is used by counterterrorism analysts at numerous government Read More

Fintech firms want to shake up banking, and that worries the Fed

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve is wary of giving “fintech” firms such as OnDeck Capital Inc (ONDK.N) or Kabbage Inc. access to the country’s financial infrastructure, putting the central bank at odds with other regulators looking to bring them into the fold. FILE PHOTO: St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard speaks Read More

Square's payments chief joins Visa as head of seller solutions

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FILE PHOTO: Security staff stand next to a Visa logo at Murtala Muhammed International Airport before the arrival of the Nigerian Women’s Bobsled Team, in Lagos, Nigeria, as part of preparations ahead of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games, February 1, 2018. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde (Reuters) – Visa Inc (V.N) on Friday said here Mary Kay Read More

Square's head of product joins Visa to head seller solutions

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FILE PHOTO: Security staff stand next to a Visa logo at Murtala Muhammed International Airport before the arrival of the Nigerian Women’s Bobsled Team, in Lagos, Nigeria, as part of preparations ahead of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games, February 1, 2018. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde (Reuters) – Visa Inc (V.N) on Friday said here Mary Kay Read More

2018: BBC Tech's biggest stories and what happened next

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When tech historians of the future look back at 2018, it may stand out as the year that the wheels came off Facebook or at least its original platform. Instagram, WhatsApp and Oculus all had their troubles but managed to escape the year without seeing their brands trashed in quite the same way as their Read More