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CoinDesk , SiliconANGLE Media

Blockstack Launches Decentralized Internet Platform on Amazon Web Services

CoinDesk

Decentralized Web Gets Visual Aid With New Blockstack Explorer

The Verge , TechCrunch

Yik Yak is secretly pivoting to group messaging

Communities Education
Tnooz

Mobile app startups - Credntia, OMitra, TheHopper

Apps Funding
Finextra

Fingerprint Cards’ board member Lars Söderfjell taken into custody

$3,000,000 Venture capital (Series B)
FinSMEs , DC Inno

ID DataWeb Raises $3M in Strategic Cyber Ventures

TechCrunch , FinSMEs

Blockstack, formerly called Onename, just raised $5.3 million

Funding
Ars Technica

Yik Yak fires 30 of 50 employees, still has no business model

Communities
@Jason via The Verge , TechCrunch , CNN Tech , +1

Yik Yak lays off a ‘significant’ number of employees as growth collapses

Communities
Finextra

Juvo and Cable & Wireless to drive financial inclusion across Caribbean

Acquisition
TechCrunch

OneLogin acquires Sphere Secure Workspace to gain mobile management foothold

TNW

Securely and easily manage all your logins for life with Sticky Password Premium, now under $30

Business Insider

College students have totally lost interest in Yik Yak — and it could kill the app

Communities
Acquisition
Marketwire , yahoo , iovation

iovation Acquires LaunchKey, Combines Global Fraud Intelligence and Transparent Authentication With Dynamic Multifactor Authentication

Finextra

Mobile ID scoring firm Juvo goes global

Funding
$14,000,000 Venture capital
FinSMEs

Juvo Raises $14M in Funding

Funding
Slashdot

Staff Breach At OneLogin Exposes Password Storage Feature

Acquisition
GBGroup , BOLSAMANIA , Finextra Research

GBG to acquire IDscan

@chrismessina via The Verge , TechCrunch

Yik Yak completes a pivot away from anonymity with status messages and a feed of nearby users

Communities
Undisclosed funding
TechMoran

Tritech Media acquires a location startup ProximityID

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