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TFU | July 20 – 26

Hi! It’s Monday, July 27, 2020. On this day in 1866, the trans-Atlantic cable, an undersea cable running under the Atlantic Ocean used for telegraph communications, was successfully laid and put into operation.  Leading Off The OCC affirmed that national banks may provide custodian services for cryptocurrency tokens. // Ant Group announced its plans to […]

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TFU | July 13 – 19

Hi! It’s Monday, July 20, 2020. On this day in 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin became the first men to walk on the moon. (Meanwhile, back in 2020, it feels like a feat just stepping out of the house 😫) We hope you get to do some exploring today! Leading […]

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TFU | July 6 – 12

Hi! It’s Monday, July 13, 2020. DYK: Live Aid, the star-studded global concert held simultaneously in London and Philadelphia to raise relief funds for the Ethiopian famine, was held on this day in 1985. Phil Collins famously played both shows live, flying the Concorde to the U.S. after finishing his set in the UK. Leading Off […]

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TFU | June 29 – July 6

Hi! It’s Monday, July 6, 2020. DYK: On this day in 1535, Sir/Saint Thomas More was executed for treason by King Henry VIII for refusing to swear allegiance to the Church of England. …We hope your July 6th goes better than his did. Leading Off Apple and Chime launched consumer credit-building programs, aimed at helping […]

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TFU | June 22-28

Hi! It’s Monday, June 29, 2020. Did you know that on this day 13 years ago, the Apple iPhone (1st generation) was released??  Leading Off Mastercard acquired open banking API platform Finicity for up to $1 billion. // The Brazilian central bank suspended WhatsApp’s mobile payments service only a week after it launched in the […]

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TFU | June 15-21

Leading Off WhatsApp launched payments functionality in Brazil after several months of difficulty, allowing Brazilian users to send and receive money through the app using Facebook Pay.  //  The EU opened an antitrust investigation into Apple’s App Store and Apple Pay. // Quicken Loans, the largest U.S. mortgage lender, is planning an IPO, which could […]