Startups Weekly: What the E-Trade deal says about Robinhood

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Startups Weekly: What the E-Trade deal says about Robinhood[Editor’s note: Want to get this weekly review of news that startups can use by email? Just subscribe here.]  How well do Robinhood’s financials stack up against incumbent online brokerages? While we wait for the seven-year-old company’s long-planned IPO, Alex Wilhelm examined Morgan Stanley’s big $13 billion purchase […]

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Fintech startups raised $34B in 2019

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Fintech startups raised $34B in 2019Financial services startups raised less money in 2019 than they did in 2018 as VC firms looked to back late stage firms and focused on developing markets, a new report has revealed. According to research firm CB Insights’ annual report published this week, fintech startups across the world raised $33.9 […]

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Do phones need to fold?

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Do phones need to fold?As Samsung (re)unveiled its clamshell folding phone last week, I kept seeing the same question pop up amongst my social circles: why? I was wondering the same thing myself, to be honest. I’m not sure even Samsung knows; they’d win me over by the end, but only somewhat. The halfway-folded, laptop-style […]

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mCDNs on moving trains

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mCDNs on moving trainsNetskrt: ‘5G by itself won’t solve the problem’ As streaming video increasingly becomes one of the primary functions of an average user’s device, the transportation sector, in particular, is struggling to provide the bandwidth necessary to keep up. The communications industry continues to be enamored with 5G, treating it as a cure-all […]

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Rakuten Mobile, TPG Telecom to carry out OpenRAN trial in Singapore

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Rakuten Mobile, TPG Telecom to carry out OpenRAN trial in Singapore  Japanese telco Rakuten Mobile is collaborating with Singaporean carrier TPG Telecom on a 5G technology partnership program to trial OpenRAN solutions in Singapore, the former said in a release. Rakuten Mobile had launched what it claimed to be the world’s first end-to-end fully virtualized, […]

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Strategy Analytics highly recognizes ZTE’s slicing practice in its freshly released white paper on 5G monetization with network slicing

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Strategy Analytics highly recognizes ZTE’s slicing practice in its freshly released white paper on 5G monetization with network slicing  Strategy Analytics, a world-renowned market research and consulting company, recently released a white paper entitled “Driving 5G Monetization with Network Slicing: Potential Business Models”. The report explains that for 5G networks to achieve commercial success, network […]

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