Curve, the ‘over-the-top’ banking platform, raises $55M at a $250M valuation

Curve, the ‘over-the-top’ banking platform, raises $55M at a $250M valuation By: Steve O’Hear TechCrunch Curve, the London-based “over-the-top banking platform,” has raised $55 million in new funding. The startup lets you consolidate all of your bank cards into a single Curve card and app to make it easier to manage your spending and access other benefits.Curve’s Series…

U.S. to approve sales it deems safe to blacklisted Huawei

U.S. to approve sales it deems safe to blacklisted Huawei Reuters: Technology News Seeking to revive trade talks with China, President Donald Trump announced last month that American companies would be allowed to sell products to Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world’s largest telecommunications equipment maker.Trump’s comments came after the United States placed Huawei on the…

These Tech Companies Are Giving Millions To Politicians Who Vote Against LGBTQ People

These Tech Companies Are Giving Millions To Politicians Who Vote Against LGBTQ People By: Leticia Miranda BuzzFeed News LGBTQ activists sent a letter Wednesday to the CEOs of companies including AT&T, Microsoft, and Google, calling on them to end their financial support of politicians who fight against LGBTQ rights.The group, Zero for Zeros, analyzed the contribution data between…

London is tracking passengers on the Underground

London is tracking passengers on the Underground By: Matt McFarland, CNN Business RSS Channel – App Tech Section Washington, DC (CNN Business)London’s subway has become the latest transportation agency to use location data collected from people’s smartphones in a bid to improve services.Transport for London, which operates the Tube, began collecting data in its stations this week, in order to…

Trump: Administration to review Pentagon computer contract

Trump: Administration to review Pentagon computer contract By: DARLENE SUPERVILLE AND MATT O’BRIEN, ASSOCIATED PRESS ABC News: Technology President Donald Trump said Thursday that the administration will “take a very long look” at a massive multibillion-dollar contract the Pentagon is preparing to award for a cloud computing system, citing “tremendous complaints” he’s heard about the process.Amazon Web Services…