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NZCity
Alexandre Cazes: Who was the AlphaBay founder and how did authorities catch him?Canadian Alexandre Cazes was a young IT whiz who said he specialised in everyth
NZCity / Posted an hour ago
Canadian Alexandre Cazes was a young IT whiz who said he specialised in everything from web development to encryption services. The 25-year-old suspected founder of dark net marketplace AlphaBay was arrested earlier this month on behalf of the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Who was AlphaBay founder Alexandre Cazes?AlphaBay founder and how did authorities catch him? Canadian Alexandre Cazes w
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 hours ago
AlphaBay founder and how did authorities catch him? Canadian Alexandre Cazes was a young IT whiz who said he specialised in everything from web development to encryption services. The 25-year-old suspected founder of dark net marketplace... Read more
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Swissinfo
Credit Suisse's Once-Mighty Equities Unit Struggles Under Thiam(Bloomberg) -- In October 2015, Credit Suisse Group AG Chief Executive Officer
Swissinfo / Posted 7 hours ago
(Bloomberg) -- In October 2015, Credit Suisse Group AG Chief Executive Officer Tidjane Thiam and the head of its markets unit, Timothy O’Hara, laid out their vision for a business they said would be key to overhauling one of the world’s biggest... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Swiss banker pleads guilty to helping Americans avoid taxesNEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- A former Credit Suisse banker has pleaded guilty to help
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 13 hours ago
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- A former Credit Suisse banker has pleaded guilty to helping Americans avoid paying millions of dollars in income taxes for nearly a decade. In her plea agreement, Susanne Rüegg Meier admitted helping taxpayers conceal assets... Read more
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Swissinfo
Swiss banker admits to helping Americans cheat taxesCopyright All rights reserved. The content of the website by swissinfo.ch is c
Swissinfo / Posted 20 hours ago
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The Economic Times
Yes Bank accelerator pushes for global tie-upsThese partners hips will entail an exchange programme for startups from India a
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
These partners hips will entail an exchange programme for startups from India and other regions l to visit each other's countries and understand the market and opportunities, said Amit Shah, senior president, corpo rate strategy and marketing at Yes... Read more
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Breitbart
Very Fake News Scandal Erupts Again: CNN’s Cillizza’s Latest Attack on Trump Debunked by His Own NetworkThe very fake news scandal engulfing CNN just erupted again on Wednesday aftern
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
The very fake news scandal engulfing CNN just erupted again on Wednesday afternoon as CNN’s Chris Cillizza published demonstrably fake news. What’s more, Cillizza’s significant mistake ropes two more CNN anchors—Kate Bolduan and Brooke Baldwin—into... Read more
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Business Wire
Canada Ranks 11th in 2017 Natixis Global Retirement IndexTORONTO & BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Canada fell one place to No. 11 in retiremen
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
TORONTO & BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Canada fell one place to No. 11 in retirement security among 43 countries, according to the 2017 Global Retirement Index published today by Natixis Global Asset Management. That outcome was driven in part because... Read more
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Business Wire
United States Falls to 17th in 2017 Natixis Global Retirement IndexBOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The United States fell three places to No. 17 among 43
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The United States fell three places to No. 17 among 43 countries in the 2017 Global Retirement Index, published today by Natixis Global Asset Management. That outcome highlights a growing concern for a country whose aging... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Fighting inflation with FX, a real traders marketThe much anticipated document (press release and link to full document) release
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
The much anticipated document (press release and link to full document) released by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said the Trump administration aimed to reduce the U.S. trade deficit by improving access for U.S. goods exported to Canada... Read more
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International Business Times
Northern Trust opts for EU subsidiary in Luxembourg to mitigate Brexit risk Asset manager Northern Trust will set up a banking subsidiary in Luxembourg in
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
Asset manager Northern Trust will set up a banking subsidiary in Luxembourg in order for it to have unfettered access to European Union markets following Brexit, a lobby group for the Grand Duchy confirmed on Wednesday (19 July). Somewhat unusually,... Read more
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Business Wire
Northern Trust Names Head of Continental Europe and Announces Creation of EU BankLONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northern Trust (Nasdaq: NTRS) has appointed David Wick
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northern Trust (Nasdaq: NTRS) has appointed David Wicks as head of continental Europe, subject to regulatory approval. The appointment underscores Northern Trust’s continued strategic focus and growth across the region.... Read more
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CBC.ca
'Come to CRA before we go to you': International deal designed to expose offshore tax cheatsCanadians with secret overseas bank accounts could soon find themselves at risk
CBC.ca / Posted 2 days ago
Canadians with secret overseas bank accounts could soon find themselves at risk of being exposed by a new international agreement designed to help catch tax cheats. Under the Common Reporting Standard, dozens of countries will share information... Read more
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Business Wire
New Access Signs Extended Deal with Catella Bank for Its Entire Front-Office Solution SuiteGENEVA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Access, leading provider of Front-to-Back-office s
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
GENEVA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Access, leading provider of Front-to-Back-office software solution dedicated to the private banking and wealth management industries, has signed its first post-acquisition deal with Catella Bank. Catella Bank is an Apsys... Read more
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The Star
Cashing in on the Damansara and Petaling brand namesIT has been seven weeks since my last article. In between writing these two art
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
IT has been seven weeks since my last article. In between writing these two articles, I have moved house, travelled to London and Bordeaux, watched Adele live at Wembley, reframed some paintings, caught an infection, met up with childhood classmates... Read more
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Swissinfo
What it takes to succeed in the new world of Swiss bankingCopyright All rights reserved. The content of the website by swissinfo.ch is c
Swissinfo / Posted 6 days ago
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Swissinfo
France Must Discourage Bank Data Theft, Macron's Swiss Man Says(Bloomberg) -- France should not follow Germany’s lead in endorsing the theft o
Swissinfo / Posted 6 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- France should not follow Germany’s lead in endorsing the theft of banking data on its own citizens who have kept money abroad, according to the French parliamentarian who represents his 150,000 fellow countrymen in Switzerland. “We... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Switzerland Opens Door To Bitcoin Asset-Management BusinessBitcoin and other cryptos have fallen sharply over the past month in a shakeout
Zero Hedge / Posted 7 days ago
Bitcoin and other cryptos have fallen sharply over the past month in a shakeout that saw some of the early longs decide to take their winnings and walk away. But a 20% drop from the all-time highs hasn’t done much to temper wealthy investors interest... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Watch Live: Yellen Testimony Day 2, And Three Questions She Should AnswerYesterday, Janet Yellen surprised markets again, when after weeks of a hawkish
Zero Hedge / Posted 7 days ago
Yesterday, Janet Yellen surprised markets again, when after weeks of a hawkish setup, she suggested that the Fed is not only uncertain "about when - and how much - inflation will respond to tightening resource utilization”, warning that the federal... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa/Global - Following the Money"As an important tool in our fight against corruption, tax evasion, terrorist f
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
"As an important tool in our fight against corruption, tax evasion, terrorist financing and money laundering, we will advance the effective implementation of the international standards on transparency and beneficial ownership of legal persons and... Read more
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Swissinfo
Swiss to help Indian tax-dodging investigationThe Swiss Federal Tax Administration has been given the go-ahead to cooperate w
Swissinfo / Posted 7 days ago
The Swiss Federal Tax Administration has been given the go-ahead to cooperate with Indian authorities in their investigation of data stolen from the Geneva branch of HSBC bank by whistle-blower Hervé Falciani. The decision was reached on Thursday by... Read more
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Reuters
Swiss private bank Falcon introduces bitcoin asset managementZURICH (Reuters) - Wealthy clients of Swiss private bank Falcon will be able to
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
ZURICH (Reuters) - Wealthy clients of Swiss private bank Falcon will be able to store and trade bitcoins via their cash holdings with the bank from Wednesday, a move that signals the traction the virtual currency is gaining even in slow-changing... Read more
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EuroNews
Swiss, French to resume tax data exchange after resolving concerns By Joshua Franklin ZURICH (Reuters) – Switzerland and France have smoothed ov
EuroNews / Posted 8 days ago
By Joshua Franklin ZURICH (Reuters) – Switzerland and France have smoothed over concerns which had blocked the exchange of tax data between the two countries, a boost to French... Read more
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Reuters
Swiss, French to resume tax data exchange after resolving concernsZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland and France have smoothed over concerns which had
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland and France have smoothed over concerns which had blocked the exchange of tax data between the two countries, a boost to French efforts to pursue cash hidden from the taxman. The way in which data sent over by... Read more
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CNBC
Bitcoin just got a vote of confidence from Switzerland's legendary banking systemSwitzerland's financial markets regulator has approved the first Swiss private
CNBC / Posted 8 days ago
Switzerland's financial markets regulator has approved the first Swiss private bank for bitcoin asset management, potentially paving the way for other global banks to offer digital currency products. Zurich-based Falcon Private Bank announced... Read more
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Business Standard India
Smaller technology firms offer hope amid IT gloomRubrik, a Palo Alto-based cloud data management firm, plans to hire up to 500 p
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
Rubrik, a Palo Alto-based cloud data management firm, plans to hire up to 500 people over the next three years in Bengaluru as it looks to transform its India unit into a global product development centre. “We would invest $50 million in the next... Read more
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Swissinfo
Swiss private bank accepts bitcoinSwiss private bank Falcon has become the first mainstream wealth manager in the
Swissinfo / Posted 8 days ago
Swiss private bank Falcon has become the first mainstream wealth manager in the country to allow clients to invest bitcoins in their portfolios. The Zurich-based bank has been given the green light to accept the cryptocurrency by the Swiss financial... Read more
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International Business Times
Falcon Private Bank gets regulatory approval to offer Bitcoin to its wealthy clients Falcon Private Bank is the first Swiss bank to offer its high-net worth clients
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
Falcon Private Bank is the first Swiss bank to offer its high-net worth clients access to Bitcoin and the world of crypto assets thanks to an agreement with Bitcoin Suisse AG, a regulated crypto financial broker and service provider based in... Read more
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Business Wire
Falcon Private Bank Becomes First Swiss Bank to Offer Bitcoin & Crypto-Asset Management to Clients, in Cooperation with Bitcoin Suisse AG.BAAR, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With the launch of the first of their crypt
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
BAAR, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With the launch of the first of their crypto-asset management products, a product that allows clients to buy, hold and sell Bitcoin (XBT/BTC) through the bank, Falcon Private Bank is writing history as the first... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Skills in Demand: Engineering, IT and Sales Lead Jobs GrowthWednesday, 12 July 2017, 10:17 amPress Release: Hays Skills in demand: Enginee
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 10:17 amPress Release: Hays Skills in demand: Engineering, IT and Sales lead jobs growthEngineering, IT and sales are just three of the skills sought by the 48% of... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Media exaggerated rise of Bangladeshi deposit in Swiss banks: MuhithThe figure rose 20 percent year-on-year in 2016, according to the data recently
Bdnews24.com / Posted 9 days ago
The figure rose 20 percent year-on-year in 2016, according to the data recently released by the Swiss National Bank. Several news outlets claimed that more money were being smuggled out of the country, while BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia accused the... Read more
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Tom's Hardware
MacOS Malware Targets Swiss Bank Customers Via Phishing EmailsThe malware authors would first send the victims a phishing email that containe
Tom's Hardware / Posted 9 days ago
The malware authors would first send the victims a phishing email that contained either .zip or .docx files that were infected with the malware. When the users clicked on the file, a warning window would appear claiming that the file couldn’t be... Read more
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Newsweek
A tiny Swiss town known as Crypto Valley is leading the way for digital currency startupsIn Zug, a tiny Swiss town 20 miles south of Zürich with million-dollar Alpine v
Newsweek / Posted 9 days ago
In Zug, a tiny Swiss town 20 miles south of Zürich with million-dollar Alpine views, a small machine is doing big things. One of the 10 bitcoin ATMs installed across Switzerland by Zug-based Bitcoin Suisse, the machine accepts Swiss francs and euros... Read more
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Business Wire
UBS Hits Milestone in Mobilizing Private Wealth for Public GoodZURICH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UBS, the world's leading global wealth manager, has ra
Business Wire / Posted 10 days ago
ZURICH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UBS, the world's leading global wealth manager, has raised USD 325 million for The Rise Fund as part of a five-year plan to mobilize private wealth for public good. The sum raised represents the largest investment in the... Read more
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Swissinfo
Zika, cross-border shopping and a new breed of Swiss bankerCopyright All rights reserved. The content of the website by swissinfo.ch is c
Swissinfo / Posted 11 days ago
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Inquirier.net
For these stars, college degree ‘life ammo,’ not just safety netAs cliché as it may sound, a career in show biz, a lot of celebrities say, is a
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
As cliché as it may sound, a career in show biz, a lot of celebrities say, is as fleeting as it’s lucrative. So, it’s crucial for them to have something to fall back on, once the offers start drying up, once their stars don’t shine as intensely... Read more
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The Border Mail
Passenger escaping death on HindenburgRoelof Domenie, one of the three passengers on the KLM Douglas DC-2 Uiver that
The Border Mail / Posted 12 days ago
Roelof Domenie, one of the three passengers on the KLM Douglas DC-2 Uiver that made an emergency landing on the Albury Racecourse on the morning of October 24, 1934, escaped possible death by just six months when he flew on the Hindenburg zeppelin,... Read more
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Zero Hedge
A Tale Of Two Gold MarketsAuthored by James Rickards via The Daily Reckoning, In the early morning hours
Zero Hedge / Posted 12 days ago
Authored by James Rickards via The Daily Reckoning, In the early morning hours of Monday, June 26, gold fell about 1%, from $1,254 per ounce to $1,242 per ounce, in a matter of seconds. And that the equivalent of 1.8 million ounces of gold were... Read more
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Canberra Times
In Uruguay's marijuana experiment, the government is your pot dealerMontevideo: In coming weeks, cannabis-seeking citizens in this small South Amer
Canberra Times / Posted 12 days ago
Montevideo: In coming weeks, cannabis-seeking citizens in this small South American nation will be able to walk into a pharmacy and buy government-approved marijuana for the state-mandated price of $1.70 a gram. No questions asked. No doctor's note... Read more
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WA Today
'Uruguay has an opportunity to become in cannabis what Switzerland is for chocolate or France is for wines'Montevideo: In coming weeks, cannabis-seeking citizens in this small South Amer
WA Today / Posted 12 days ago
Montevideo: In coming weeks, cannabis-seeking citizens in this small South American nation will be able to walk into a pharmacy and buy government-approved marijuana for the state-mandated price of $1.70 a gram. No questions asked. No doctor's note... Read more
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The Age
In Uruguay's marijuana experiment, the government is your pot dealerMontevideo: In coming weeks, cannabis-seeking citizens in this small South Amer
The Age / Posted 13 days ago
Montevideo: In coming weeks, cannabis-seeking citizens in this small South American nation will be able to walk into a pharmacy and buy government-approved marijuana for the state-mandated price of $1.70 a gram. No questions asked. No doctor's note... Read more
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Brisbane Times
'Uruguay has an opportunity to become in cannabis what Switzerland is for chocolate or France is for wines'Montevideo: In coming weeks, cannabis-seeking citizens in this small South Amer
Brisbane Times / Posted 13 days ago
Montevideo: In coming weeks, cannabis-seeking citizens in this small South American nation will be able to walk into a pharmacy and buy government-approved marijuana for the state-mandated price of $1.70 a gram. No questions asked. No doctor's note... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
In Uruguay's marijuana experiment, the government is your pot dealerMontevideo: In coming weeks, cannabis-seeking citizens in this small South Amer
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Montevideo: In coming weeks, cannabis-seeking citizens in this small South American nation will be able to walk into a pharmacy and buy government-approved marijuana for the state-mandated price of $1.70 a gram. No questions asked. No doctor's note... Read more
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Reuters
Clearing houses get ultimatum to fix serious 'shortcomings'LONDON Global regulators warned on Wednesday of shortcomings in efforts to ensu
Reuters / Posted 15 days ago
LONDON Global regulators warned on Wednesday of shortcomings in efforts to ensure that clearing houses can recover from a crisis without a meltdown in the financial system or a taxpayer bailout. A number of gaps have been identified at clearing... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
18 amazing things you didn't know about VenezuelaVenezuela has been in a mess for some time. Hyperinflation, rising violence, de
Daily Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
Venezuela has been in a mess for some time. Hyperinflation, rising violence, deadly protests and crippling product shortages have all made the headlines recently, putting the country well off the radar of most travellers. That's a shame, because... Read more
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Business Standard India
G20 summit: India scores well in FSB report, found Basel III-compliantThe Financial Stability Board (FSB), an international body for global financial
Business Standard India / Posted 16 days ago
The Financial Stability Board (FSB), an international body for global financial system, has placed India in the league of countries that are 'compliant or largely compliant' on implementation of priority area reforms. Ahead of the G20 Summit in... Read more
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The Hindu
India scores well on FSB reform report card to G20The Financial Stability Board (FSB), an international body for global financial
The Hindu / Posted 16 days ago
The Financial Stability Board (FSB), an international body for global financial system, has placed India in the league of countries that are ‘compliant or largely compliant’ on implementation of priority area reforms. Ahead of the G20 Summit in... Read more
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The Economic Times
India gets good ranks on FSB's reform report card to G20Ahead of the G20 Summit in Germany to be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Mo
The Economic Times / Posted 17 days ago
Ahead of the G20 Summit in Germany to be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, among other world leaders, the FSB today submitted its status report on progress in financial regulatory reforms in various jurisdictions, including India. The report... Read more
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Business Wire
BearingPoint Adds 19 New Partners in EuropeAMSTERDAM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Management and technology consultancy BearingPoint
Business Wire / Posted 17 days ago
AMSTERDAM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Management and technology consultancy BearingPoint announces 19 new Partner promotions in Europe. 16 Partners have been internally promoted and three further Partners joined BearingPoint. The promotions exemplify the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Cash in Swiss banks: India drops to 88th place post black money crackdownAlso, the money officially held by Indians with banks in Switzerland now accoun
Business Standard India / Posted 18 days ago
Also, the money officially held by Indians with banks in Switzerland now accounts for a meagre 0.04 per cent of the total funds kept by all foreign clients in the Swiss banking system, as per an analysis of the latest figures compiled by the SNB... Read more
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