‘9 Excellent Strangers’ Promo: Welcome to Tranquillum Home (VIDEO) | Leisure

If you’re looking for some healing then the Tranquillum House is for you … according to Hulu Nine perfect strangers.

During the 93rd annual Academy AwardsThe streaming service debuted the first teaser for the series starring Nicole Kidman as Marsha, the director of a boutique health and wellness resort – and it looks just as good as you’d expect from this all-star cast.

“Do you want to get well? You want to heal? Surrender yourself to me, ”Marsha tells the nine stressed guests who have left city life behind, hoping to find a way to a better way of life. And the best part is that it will only take you 10 days for them to be “transformed”.

“I’ve been feeling pretty uncomfortable lately” Melissa McCarthys Character says.

But is an exercise where guests appear to be digging their own graves – and then getting into them – the best idea? Could this be one of the tamer treatments? Check out the video below to learn more. It gets a bit violent as Marsha tries to revive the guests’ tired minds and bodies.

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Nine Perfect Strangers, based on Liane Moriarty’s (Big little lies) Book, also stars Michael Shannon, Regina Hall, Luke Evans, Bobby Cannavale, Samara Weaving, Melvin Gregg, Grace Van Patten and Tiffany Boone.

Jonathan Levine directs all eight episodes and executive productions with Bruna Papandrea, Steve Hutensky and Jodi Matterson (for fictional stories), Kidman and Per Saari (for Blossom Films), Moriarty, David E. Kelley, John Henry Butterworth and McCarthy. Gillian Bohrer acts as a producer.

Nine perfect strangers coming soon, Hulu

U.Ok. fintech Monavate will get $7 million in seed cash; Starbucks pushes PayPal in promo

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UK company Monavate has raised $ 7 million in seed money to create a platform for other companies to quickly issue payment cards, reports Finextra.

Monavate will be the BIN sponsor allowing third parties to launch payment solutions through partnerships. Leeandrajae Vaile, founding member of Revolut and Curve, is the company’s co-founder and CEO.

An unnamed institutional investor based in the USA has launched the first financing round for Monavate based in Cambridge.

Good business

Starbucks awards additional loyalty points (stars) to customers who use PayPal for purchases and reloads within the Starbucks app in April.

In a promotion that runs through April 30th, Starbucks customers who select PayPal as their funding method in the app will receive an additional star for every $ 2 spent through PayPal in addition to the existing rewards.

Starbucks emphasized on its website that customers paying with the Starbucks Rewards Visa credit card can still earn stars during the promotion by using them within PayPal to add value to the Starbucks app.

From the lot

The final phase of online car buying – annoying DMV paperwork – was knocked down by the first fully digital vehicle purchase.

The California New Car Dealers Association partnered with California’s DMV and Vitu’s digital signature service to complete the country’s first secure, 100% paperless transaction, including vehicle label issuance. This emerges from a press release.

Vitu’s platform, which supports e-commerce and point-of-sale payments for government agencies and car dealers, plans to partner with other DMV operations in the US to roll out digital service nationally as car sales grow online go.

Local allies

Singapore and Seoul-based cross-border payments technology specialists Nium and SentBe have teamed up to streamline money transfers to South Korean banks and businesses.

The move will offer a simplified approach to sending payments to South Korea that traditionally involves several steps, according to a press release.

Nium supports the collection and withdrawal of funds in local currencies in over 100 countries via an API-based platform. SentBe offers payment services in more than 50 countries and already has partnerships with Moneygram, Ripple and Samsung Pay.

From the web

The Japanese central bank starts experiments on the issue of digital currencies
REUTERS | Monday April 5, 2021
The Bank of Japan (BOJ) started experiments on Monday to examine the feasibility of issuing its own digital currency. It has joined the efforts of other central banks aiming to match the innovations in this area that the private sector is making.

Indian social commerce Meesho is valued at $ 2.1 billion for a new $ 300 million fundraiser
TECHCRUNCH | Monday April 5, 2021
Meesho said Monday it raised $ 300 million in a new round of funding led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2 as the Indian social commerce startup works to become the “only ecosystem that all small businesses can use.” enables you to be successful online “.

Coinbase is approved by the SEC and is preparing the conditions for the listing of groundbreaking cryptos
REUTERS | Thursday April 1, 2021
Coinbase Global Inc, the largest US cryptocurrency exchange, has received approval from the US Securities and Exchange Commission to list its shares on the Nasdaq, paving the way for a groundbreaking victory for proponents of the cryptocurrency.

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