British Klarna rival valued at £1.65bn as it wins backing of eBay

[ad_1] Philip Belamant, Zilch chief executive, said the company’s ‘sales doubled, revenue tripled and gross profit increased fivefold’ in the financial year to March 2023 A British rival to Swedish buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) giant Klarna has secured investment from eBay in a deal that valued it at $2bn (£1.65bn) valuation. Zilch, a UK payments company founded … Read more

Thought Leadership AI In Security And Defence

[ad_1] By Lee Eccleshare, Head of Research, AMPLYFI Artificial intelligence (AI) has rapidly spread through virtually every sector, revolutionising processes and augmenting capabilities. From healthcare to finance, from transportation to entertainment, there is hardly an industry untouched by the transformative powers of AI. With its remarkable ability to perform complex tasks with unparalleled efficiency, it … Read more

Nokia layoffs: Company will slash up to 14,000 jobs

[ad_1] Hong Kong CNN  —  Nokia will slash up to 14,000 jobs in a major cost-cutting drive to address a “weaker” market environment, it said in a statement on Thursday. The Finnish telecom giant, a major provider of 5G equipment that employs 86,000 people, announced the move as part of a wider restructuring that will … Read more

Is PLTR Stock A Buy? Here’s What Technical, Fundamental Analysis Shows About Palantir Stock

[ad_1] There’s plenty for bulls and bears to hash out over Palantir Technologies (PLTR). Bulls point to improved profitability for PLTR stock. Bears focus on decelerating revenue growth for Palantir stock. Then there’s buzz over artificial intelligence stocks to consider. X PLTR stock hit a 52-week intraday high on Aug. 1 as AI stocks continued … Read more

10/30: CBS News Mornings – CBS Newsthedigitalchaps

[ad_1] 10/30: CBS News Mornings – CBS News Watch CBS News Israel expands ground operations in Gaza; doctors warn against another “tripledemic.” Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not Now Turn On [ad_2]

Why you might be too old to buy a home

[ad_1] Old Buy Home If you are approaching retirement, getting a mortgage can be challenging as lending criteria can be strict – but it’s not impossible. So, the good news is, you can never be too old to be a first time buyer. However, the bad news is that borrowers will find the pool of … Read more

Genesis and Gemini face civil suit alleging $1 billion fraud

[ad_1] CNN  —  The fallout from the colossal implosion of Sam Bankman-Fried’s crypto business is still rippling through the digital asset industry nearly a year later. On Thursday, New York’s attorney general filed a lawsuit against three digital asset firms that were caught up in the collapse of Bankman-Fried’s empire last fall — Gemini Trust, … Read more

US futures rise as eyes turn to big week of events

[ad_1] US stock futures rose on Monday after a bruising sell-off as investors looked ahead to a big week of events, with the Federal Reserve’s latest policy decision and earnings from Apple (AAPL) on the calendar. Futures on the S&P 500 (^GSPC) were up around 0.6%, after officially entering correction territory on Friday. Dow Jones … Read more

Former Ohio nurse’s aid receives 65 years behind bars after stealing from elderly residentsthedigitalchaps

[ad_1] The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld a 65-year prison term imposed on a central Ohio woman who pleaded guilty to stealing jewelry and other valuables from several dozen elderly residents at nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Former nurse’s aide Susan Gwynne pleaded guilty in 2016 to 46 of 101 charges, including burglary, theft … Read more

HSBC profits rise by $4.5bn after interest rate boost

[ad_1] HSBC Banking giant HSBC has revealed a $4.5bn (£3.7bn) rise in its profits in the latest three-month period, thanks to a boost from higher interest rates. The company said pre-tax profits hit $7.7bn in the third quarter of the year, compared to $3.2bn the same period a year earlier. It unveiled plans for a … Read more

States sue Instagram-parent Meta over ‘addictive’ features and youth mental health harms

[ad_1] CNN  —  Dozens of states sued Instagram-parent Meta on Tuesday, accusing the social media giant of harming young users’ mental health through allegedly addictive features such as infinite news feeds and frequent notifications that demand users’ constant attention. In a federal lawsuit filed in California by 33 attorneys general, the states allege that Meta’s … Read more

State Tax Masochism by the Seathedigitalchaps

[ad_1] One great benefit of America’s federalist Constitution is policy competition among the states. Voters in Florida don’t have to live under New York’s laws, and Americans and businesses can vote with their feet by moving across state lines. That truth came into focus again last week when the Tax Foundation released its annual ranking … Read more

Twitter Users Angry As Elon Musk Seeks To Ax ‘Block’ Button

[ad_1] Elon Musk’s latest plan for Twitter — er, X — apparently focuses on pissing off a large number of users. The man-child mogul announced on Friday that the site would be largely dumping the “block” feature that allows users to heavily restrict interactions with the accounts of others, claiming that “It makes no sense.” … Read more

Google Maps and Waze temporarily disable live traffic data in Israel

[ad_1] New York CNN  —  Google is temporarily disabling live traffic conditions on its mapping service apps, Google Maps and Waze, in Israel, the tech company confirmed Monday, as the country prepares for a potential ground invasion into Gaza. “As we have done previously in conflict situations and in response to the evolving situation in … Read more

Boeing Cuts 737 Delivery Goal for Year

[ad_1] Updated Oct. 25, 2023 1:02 pm ET Boeing’s turnaround will have to wait.  Hamstrung by a snafu involving misdrilled holes on its 737 jet fuselages, the plane maker booked a $1.64 billion third-quarter loss and lowered delivery goals this year for the narrowbody jet, which accounts for the bulk of the company’s output. Copyright … Read more

Netanyahu declares “second stage of the war” has begunthedigitalchaps

[ad_1] Netanyahu declares “second stage of the war” has begun – CBS News Watch CBS News While Israeli officials stopped short of calling the situation in Gaza an invasion, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared the “second stage of the war” had begun. Charlie D’Agata reports from Tel Aviv. Be the first to know Get browser … Read more

X’s Tumultuous First Year Under Elon Musk, in Charts

[ad_1] Listen to article (2 minutes) When Elon Musk acquired Twitter a year ago, he pledged to turn the social-media platform into an “everything app” that would eclipse what the long-struggling business had accomplished since its founding in 2006. One year in, much of Musk’s grand vision has yet to play out. The company is … Read more

Apple announces ‘scary fast’ October event

[ad_1] CNN  —  Apple announced its second product event of the season, a month after introducing its new iPhone 15 lineup. New iMacs are likely. The company sent invitations to members of the media for a scheduled keynote on Monday, October 30 at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT, later than it typically kicks off events. … Read more

Kerala blasts: Amit Shah speaks to CM Vijayan; takes stock of situation [details]thedigitalchaps

[ad_1] Mangaluru blast: Islamic outfit claims responsibility, warns of another attack Moments after the blast in Kerala, Union Home Minister Amit Shah spoke to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday. According to sources, the Home Minister spoke to CM Vijayan immediately after the blasts to take stock of the situation. The source said that … Read more

Obituary That Called Late NBA Player ‘Useless’ Sparks Firestorm

[ad_1] Social media users hurled criticism at Microsoft this week for what many thought was an AI-generated obituary for NBA player Brandon Hunter on its website MSN. The controversy began after the obituary — which had a headline that read “Brandon Hunter useless at 42” written by “Editor” — appeared on the Microsoft-owned platform after … Read more

Intermittent fasting safe, effective for diabetes control: Studythedigitalchaps

[ad_1] Intermittent Fasting May Help You Live Longer Time-restricted eating, also known as intermittent fasting, can help people with Type-2 diabetes lose weight and control their blood sugar levels, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of Illinois-Chicago, US, found that people who ate only during an eight-hour window between noon and 8 … Read more

Fake placenames with anti-Israel messages flood Google Maps’ depiction of the Rafah border crossing between Gaza and Egypt

[ad_1] CNN  —  When Google Maps users navigated to the Rafah border crossing between Gaza and Egypt on Tuesday, they might have seen placenames that included, “F**k Israel,” and “May god curse Israel’s Jerusalem.” Cyber activists appeared to have targeted the service to post anti-Israel messages, likely by taking advantage of a feature on Google … Read more

The last Assembly elections were held in J&K in 2014.thedigitalchaps

[ad_1] No timeline; statehood to J&K at appropriate time: Election Commission to decide on assembly polls Even as politicians are demanding assembly elections to install a popular government in the Union Territory, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has ordered a special summary revision of photo electoral rolls in all the Parliamentary and Assembly constituencies … Read more

Facing ‘financial difficulties’, 7 of a bizman’s family commit suicide in Gujaratthedigitalchaps

[ad_1] Ex-Bigg Boss Kannada contestant Jayashree found dead In a shocking incident, seven members including three children, of a businessman’s family, ended their lives in an apparent case of mass suicide in Surat on Saturday. Police responding to the incident, discovered a suicide note at the scene, shedding light on the distressing circumstances. The victims … Read more