A look at My Friends My Data, a group of startup founders pushing for laws to force tech giants like Meta and Alphabet to let users move followers between apps (Taylor Lorenz/Washington Post)

Tokyo- and Bangkok-based Opn, formerly Synqa, a digital payments and blockchain tech provider, raises a $120M Series C+ at a $1B+ valuation  —  Digital payments processor Opn, formerly known as Synqa, said it had raised $120 million in a Series C+ funding round, becoming a rare unicorn, or startup worth more than $1 billion, in Japan.