Short takes: Betterment's $200MM AUM WealthSimple acquisition; $70B AUM AssetMark buys finplanner Voyant for $142MM; Greensill is insolvent; McAfee Indicted; Amazon now supporting Ethereum

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Here are the top ones hitting our radar:

  1. Betterment acquires rival WealthSimple's US business (link here)

  2. Dorsey’s Square is acquiring a majority stake in Jay-Z’s streaming music company Tidal (link here)

  3. John McAfee Indicted by DOJ on Money Laundering, Fraud Charges for Boosting ICOs (link here)

  4. Ethereum now an option on Amazon’s managed blockchain service (link here)

  5. Ripple pilots private version of XRP Ledger for central bank digital currencies (link here)

  6. ‘Better as friends’: DeFi protocols Yearn and Cover announce cessation of merger (link here)

  7. Greensill Revisited, plus: Coinbase, Jack of Two Trades, Indian Payments (link here)

  8. AssetMark acquires Voyant in $145 million deal (link here)

  9. The new Google Pay repeats all the same mistakes of Google Allo (link here)

  10. Nets Group completes the $2.85 billion sale of account-to-account services business to Mastercard (link here)

  11. MassMutual acquires Blueprint Income

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