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Singapore-based Silent Eight, whose AI-powered tech lets financial institutions enforce economic sanctions and prevent financial crimes, raises a $40M Series B (Sharanya Pillai/The Business Times)

Sharanya Pillai / The Business Times: Singapore-based Silent Eight, whose AI-powered tech lets financial institutions enforce economic sanctions and prevent financial…

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A slide from Ignite session video shows that Microsoft is working to move Edge to a common codebase for the desktop, Android, and iOS versions later this year (Abhay Venkatesh/Neowin)

 Abhay Venkatesh / Neowin: A slide from Ignite session video shows that Microsoft is working to move Edge to a common…

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Australian online design service Canva has raised $71M, valuing the company at $15B, up from its $6B valuation last June (Robert Hackett/Fortune)

Australian online design service Canva has raised $71M, valuing the company at $15B, up from its $6B valuation last June …

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Robinhood says it didn’t proactively sell shares of GameStop, AMC, or any other buzzworthy stocks without traders’ permission, denying claims made by some users (Jacob Kastrenakes/The Verge)

Coinbase officially announces its intent to become a public company via direct listing  —  Coinbase has made official its plan…

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Tel Aviv-based Deepdub, which uses AI to dub an actor’s voice into another language, handling mixing, and more, raises a $20M Series A led by Insight Partners (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

 Sarah Perez / TechCrunch: Tel Aviv-based Deepdub, which uses AI to dub an actor’s voice into another language, handling mixing, and…

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Paris-based Lucca, which provides SMBs with tools to automate HR and administrative tasks, raises €65M from One Peak Partners, after 20 years of self-financing (Megha Paul/Tech.eu)

 Megha Paul / Tech.eu: Paris-based Lucca, which provides SMBs with tools to automate HR and administrative tasks, raises €65M from One…

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France-based PayFit, which offers a payroll and HR SaaS service for SMBs, raises $289M Series E led by General Atlantic at a post money valuation of $2.1B (Romain Dillet/TechCrunch)

 Romain Dillet / TechCrunch: France-based PayFit, which offers a payroll and HR SaaS service for SMBs, raises $289M Series E led…

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Cybersecurity company Rapid7 acquires Kubernetes security startup Alcide for $50M; Alcide had raised ~$12M to date according to Crunchbase data (Ron Miller/TechCrunch)

 Ron Miller / TechCrunch: Cybersecurity company Rapid7 acquires Kubernetes security startup Alcide for $50M; Alcide had raised ~$12M to date according…

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Interview with Atari CEO Fred Chesnais on leveraging the Atari brand, including through hotels and virtual clothing, shipping the VCS console, more (Dean Takahashi/VentureBeat)

 Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Interview with Atari CEO Fred Chesnais on leveraging the Atari brand, including through hotels and virtual clothing,…

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Libeo, a French startup that lets SMEs easily process invoices and B2B payments, raises €20M Series A and says it is processing €100M annually (Annie Musgrove/Tech.eu)

 Annie Musgrove / Tech.eu: Libeo, a French startup that lets SMEs easily process invoices and B2B payments, raises €20M Series A…