Summary List PlacementGood morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. Let's get started. 1. The Biden administration is investigating the huge Microsoft Exchange hack. On Tuesday, Microsoft said that its Exchange email server had been hacked by the "Hafnium" group with the support of the Chinese state. 2. Apple is reportedly planning a mix
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UNIVERSAL Credit claimants received extended support from Rishi Sunak recently, as the Chancellor announced the £20 uplift introduced in 2020 would continue into late 2021. Additionally, working tax credit claimants will get a one-off payment of £500.
Universal Credit impact on tax credits explored - how the £500 payment could be affected
A San Francisco company with about 100 satellites in orbit for weather and transportation monitoring has plans to expand after listing its stock for public trading this summer.
Satellite company Spire Global plans to expand with new funds
STATE pension payments can offer important financial support to the millions of retired people right across the UK. However, those with arthritis or other health conditions could be entitled to further support.
State pension: Britons could get up to £356 per month for arthritis or other conditions
The U.K. press has reacted with shock following allegations that members of the palace made racist remarks.
‘Devastating Allegations’: British Press Reacts To Harry-Meghan Interview With Oprah
Summary List PlacementIn January, the Treasury Department said as many as 8 million American households had not received stimulus checks despite being eligible under the law. That included the $1,200 checks that were part of the CARES Act that passed in March 2020, as well as the $600 checks in the stimulus bill that passed in December. The Internal Revenue Service has been sending
Up to 8 million American households have not received stimulus checks even though they are eligible
Moving forward, Line BK will add more financial solutions, including offering insurance and financial investment products.
Line’s Thailand social bank pull in 2m users in 4 months
One of the few industries that have benefited from the COVID-19 crisis is online finance. Around the world, the pandemic has forced consumers to adopt digital banking. Hong Kong’s WeLab, a fintech company founded in 2013, saw users soar by 20% year-over-year in 2020, bringing its accumulative user base to 50 million. Facing innovative players like WeLab, which aims to bring more co
Hong Kong fintech unicorn WeLab raises $75M led by insurance giant Allianz
‘If he contributed to any part of the mortgage payments, could he claim he contributed to the (increased) value of the property, asking for money if/when it is sold?’
The Moneyist: My daughter was a TV star and saved $1 million. If she buys a home and moves in with her boyfriend, will he have a claim?
Deliveroo has flagged a £223.7m underlying loss during 2020 while firing the starting gun on its London stock market flotation.
Deliveroo reveals £223m annual loss as it prepares London stock market debut
Google announced a range of programs as well as grants worth $25 million on Monday to fund works of nonprofits and social enterprises that are committed to empower women and girls. The effort, unveiled on Internet Women’s Day, is aimed at addressing systemic barriers so that women get access to economic equality, opportunity to build financial independence and pursue entrepreneuris
Google unveils $25 million in grants aimed at empowering women and girls
Billionaire philanthropist and author MacKenzie Scott, who is the former wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has married a science teacher from her children's school.
Billionaire MacKenzie Scott marries science teacher after divorce from Jeff Bezos
‘The presence of increased police patrols in a crowded square in Como on a recent Saturday evening is further evidence of a developing social malaise that needs to be kept in check.’
Dispatches from a Pandemic: ‘There is haunting silence’: This is life in Italy, one year after national lockdown to stop the spread of COVID-19
Following in the footsteps of Tesla, Chinese app maker Meitu has joined the ranks of cryptocurrency investment. In the early 2010s, Meitu reached such dominance in the portrait touch-up space that its eponymous flagship app became a verb for “photo beautifying” in China. But in recent years, as smartphones became to offer built-in filters, photo editors like Meitu are struggling to