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Oracle’s MICROS point-of-sale system hacked

Software giant Oracle’s point-of-sale (POS) credit card payment systems MICROS has reportedly been hacked by a Russian organised cybercrime group.

Lending Club’s losses grow as CFO resigns

Following the ousting of its former CEO Renaud Laplanche, peer-to-peer marketplace Lending Club continues to struggle, posting widening year-on-year losses for Q2 2016.

SoFi looks to raise $500m in new funding

Social Finance (SoFi) is hoping to shake off the recent slump in the online lending space and raise half a billion dollars in a new equity round, according to reports.

TIAA buys online lender EverBank $2.5bn

Financial service firm TIAA is acquiring online lender EverBank for $2.5bn, as the firm seeks to build out its banking services.

Airbanq takes $2.5m for digital bank for the underserved

Digital banking startup Airbanq has raised $2.5m in a seed round of funding to bring financial services to under banked consumers.

Prosper in talks to sell $5bn worth of loans

Peer-to-peer lending firm Prosper is in talks with a group of investment firms to sell $5bn worth of loans over the next five years.

truePTS hires former ICE technology head as CEO

Derivatives processing business truePTS, a spinout of digital trading platform operator trueEX, has appointed Zohar Hod as its CEO.Hod is joining the company from Intercontinental Exchange...

Bunker locks down $2m for insurance marketplace

San Francisco-based startup Bunker has raised $2m in a Seed round backed by Comcast Ventures, Route 66 Ventures, Hiscox and American Family Ventures.

Coinbase takes on $10m investment from Japan’s largest bank

Coinbase has received a strategic investment of $10m from Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ (BTMU), Mitsubishi UFJ Capital and Silicon Valley investor Sozo Ventures.

Coinigy nabs $400,000 seed round for bitcoin trader tools

Bitcoin trading platform Coinigy has raised $400,000 in seed funding from a single unnamed angel investor.

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