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Where there was once sunshine has now faded to darkness: Hundreds of Solana customers discovered their wallets had been drained of collectively round $8 million, Rita and Carly write. The hack is just affecting “scorching” wallets, the pair report. Trade consultants say this will likely have been a privateness key compromise. We’re positive there shall be extra on this later.
Ping finds itself in familiar territory: Ping Id, a public enterprise id administration agency, has agreed to be acquired by the non-public fairness agency Thoma Bravo, Ingrid reviews. This isn’t Ping’s first publicity to PE involvement. It was majority-owned by Vista Fairness, which retains a minority stake within the firm. Thoma Bravo has been on a shopping for streak recently, additionally selecting up each SailPoint and Anaplan this yr.
Trading places: We return to Rita, who writes about Salesforce having a look at its presence in China. Among the many modifications are the closing of its Hong Kong workplace and the acceleration of Salesforce’s relationship with Alibaba, which incorporates serving to corporations set up a social commerce presence.
Startups and VC
L’Perspective Ventures introduced right this moment that it has closed on its first institutional fund, elevating more than $100 million from several financial services heavyweights, together with a “strategic anchor funding” from JPMorgan Chase, Mary Ann reviews.
Playstudios, a publicly traded cellular gaming platform and developer, is venturing into the web3 world with a brand new blockchain division and funding fund. The gaming entity announced a $10 million investment vehicle, Future Fund, to again corporations constructing rewarded play choices, Jacquelyn reviews.
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Pricey Sophie: How lengthy am I required to remain at my present job after I get my inexperienced card?
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I’m a software program engineer presently on an H-1B. My employer sponsored me for an EB-2 inexperienced card, and my software has been authorised, however I’m nonetheless ready for a call on my software to register for everlasting residence.
I wish to go away my employer and do one thing fully totally different. Can I switch my inexperienced card to a different employer in a unique area and place, or ought to I stick it out in my present place till I obtain my inexperienced card?
If I ought to stick it out, how lengthy ought to I stick with my present employer after I obtain my inexperienced card?
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Uber and Omio join forces in the UK in order that customers can e-book trains, coaches and bus journey, Natasha L reviews. The ride-hailing big sees this as a method to not solely get into longer distance journey, but in addition to seize, or recapture, vacationers transferring between totally different types of transportation. In different Uber information, it seems the corporate has now concluded its partnership with Indian meals supply agency Zomato, Manish writes.
Staying over in India for a second, Manish additionally reviews that the federal government is withdrawing its personal data protection bill. This was some laws that privateness advocates and tech giants weren’t followers of, primarily as a result of they felt it restricted how they managed delicate info whereas additionally enabling the federal government to extra simply entry the identical info.
Talking of partnerships, Ticketmaster and TikTok now have one to supply customers with a brand new method to uncover and buy occasion tickets, Aisha writes. This characteristic is initially for sure creators who can seek for Ticketmaster occasions and add vacation spot hyperlinks to their movies. Ivan additionally reviews that ByteDance could be gearing up for a global launch of TikTok Music.
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