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James Neville of Citizen.is

Making Data Safer: Citizen’s James Neville Talks Biometric Authentication

As our online lives expand and businesses find new and better ways to provide everyday services via the internet, it can feel like increasing amounts of our sensitive data are in the hands of companies without stellar track records of keeping that data safe. James Neville, CEO and founder of Citizen, a one-touch login and registration app, hopes to change that metric. “We were working in payments, and it struck us how loose the security was around personal data when compared to card or bank accounts,” he explains. “And it’s only gotten worse over the years.” He’s right.

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Engineering Financial Happiness: Tink’s Jens Rantil on Complexity-Free Money Management

Tink, a personal finance management app based in Sweden, has a unique end goal in mind for its users: financial happiness. “We really wanted to take the complexity out of money management by presenting your finances and financial behavior in a more insightful way, and in the end, bring financial happiness,” says Jens Rantil, software and infrastructure engineer at Tink.

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Join AWS in Hong Kong for RISE 2018

AWS is headed to Hong Kong the week of July 9th for the 2018 RISE conference, which is Asia’s largest tech conference. Over 15,000 attendees from over 100 countries are expected to stop by throughout the week. AWS is excited to be a part of the action in Incense Harbour and will be hosting a variety of activities.

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Creating the TurboTax of music and a culture of empowerment with HAAWK Co-Founder Ryan Born

When developing a startup, it’s important to think about your company in the simplest terms possible. For Ryan Born, the CEO and co-founder of HAAWK, a company that helps to monetize and enforce copyrights on user-generated video and audio platforms (think YouTube, Facebook, and Spotify), his mission is simple: to create the TurboTax of music licensing.

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