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Salaryo launches coworking bank for freelancers and digital nomads

Salaryo launches coworking bank for freelancers and digital nomads

EXCLUSIVE: Being a digital nomad isn’t always easy. Finding and financing places to work and sleep when you travel from country to country every few days can be a challenge. Even if you’re the type of
Kasko2Go uses military-grade tech to drive its blockchain-based car insurance

Kasko2Go uses military-grade tech to drive its blockchain-based car insurance

EXCLUSIVE: Insurance is one industry that’s being disrupted by blockchain technology on a near-weekly basis. The latest entrant? Kasko2Go — a blockchain technology-based car insurance startup with a
Wilbur Ross: Trump’s steel tariffs should only cost you a few hundred extra dollars on a new car

Wilbur Ross: Trump’s steel tariffs should only cost you a few hundred extra dollars on a new car

Crumbs. The post Wilbur Ross: Trump’s steel tariffs should only cost you a few hundred extra dollars on a new car appeared first on Hot Air.

AI Weekly: Amazon’s Ring acquisition is about letting a giant through your front door

This week Amazon acquired smart home company Ring for a reported $1 billion. This comes after a mid-2016 attempt by Amazon to buy August Home for $100 million. It’s the latest attempt to make a
Bloom’s blockchain credit app sees record signups after more bad news from Equifax

Bloom’s blockchain credit app sees record signups after more bad news from Equifax

Blockchain-based credit-score app Bloom saw record signups yesterday, following an announcement from credit-scoring powerhouse Equifax about further damages from its massive data breach last year.
SEC subpoenas show the SAFT approach to token sales is a bad idea

SEC subpoenas show the SAFT approach to token sales is a bad idea

GUEST: News broke this week that the SEC has been issuing a large number of subpoenas to Initial Coin Offering (ICO) issuers, targeting technology companies, and their investors and advisors.
Nokia’s 10-year decline is stark, but its brand recognition is strong

Nokia’s 10-year decline is stark, but its brand recognition is strong

ANALYSIS: Nothing particularly Earth-shattering debuted at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona — the usual array of smartphones were unveiled with Samsung taking top billing, net neutrality
NEO could be a dominant blockchain — it could also be a time bomb

NEO could be a dominant blockchain — it could also be a time bomb

GUEST: I struggle with NEO — currently the sixth most valuable cryptocurrency. It could be headed for a dominant position in the crypto world, but it could also be headed for self-destruction. I can’t
Amazon eyes French grocery market

Amazon eyes French grocery market

(Reuters) — U.S. e-commerce giant Amazon aims to launch its grocery delivery service in France as part of global ambitions to expand in food retail, though the move is not imminent, its general
This 2-in-1 card game is the only entertainment you need at your next party

This 2-in-1 card game is the only entertainment you need at your next party

Bluff your way to victory. The post This 2-in-1 card game is the only entertainment you need at your next party appeared first on The Daily Dot.
20 ICOs to watch in March

20 ICOs to watch in March

GUEST: In an attempt to predict startup success from their inception, I and four of my colleagues at NYU developed an AI-powered engine and conducted a digital footprint analysis of more than 6,000
Amazon expands Whole Foods deliveries to Prime Now users in San Francisco and Atlanta

Amazon expands Whole Foods deliveries to Prime Now users in San Francisco and Atlanta

Amazon has announced that it’s expanding its Whole Foods delivery service to Prime members in San Francisco and Atlanta. The move comes a month after the ecommerce giant first revealed it was
PumaPay brings cryptocurrency payments to the adult entertainment industry

PumaPay brings cryptocurrency payments to the adult entertainment industry

EXCLUSIVE: There’s a saying in tech — once the adult entertainment industry adopts something, it’s likely to succeed. From instant cameras to pay-per-view TV, VCRs to Blu-Ray, adult content companies
Grabr raises $8 million to let travelers deliver goods to international shoppers

Grabr raises $8 million to let travelers deliver goods to international shoppers

Grabr, a peer-to-peer marketplace that pairs travelers with international shoppers, has raised $8 million in a series A round of funding led by Foundation Capital, with participation from a number of
Walmart plans to open a computer vision and machine learning office in Dallas on April 5

Walmart plans to open a computer vision and machine learning office in Dallas on April 5

Retail giant Walmart now thinks of itself as a tech company — but it’s not putting all its eggs in Silicon Valley. The company announced today that it is opening an emerging technologies office in
How to prepare your products and brand for conversational commerce

How to prepare your products and brand for conversational commerce

GUEST: Over half a billion people are already using voice assistants each week. Experts expect this number to markedly increase in the coming months thanks to a variety of imminent product releases.
Snagging 75K subscribers in 3 months with AI-powered content (VB Live)

Snagging 75K subscribers in 3 months with AI-powered content (VB Live)

VB LIVE: AI intelligence is creating such tremendous leaps for marketers that it can’t be ignored, and “staying competitive” is growing ever more synonymous with “artificial intelligence.” Now it’s
Slash subscription churn and boost revenue with AI (VB Live)

Slash subscription churn and boost revenue with AI (VB Live)

VB LIVE: Even slight variations in involuntary churn can significantly impact revenues, so it’s critical to address — and easier than ever. Join this VB Live event to learn about the latest
Monetizr brings cryptocurrency payments to mobile games for virtual and physical goods

Monetizr brings cryptocurrency payments to mobile games for virtual and physical goods

EXCLUSIVE: With the launch of Coinbase Commerce, vendors now have additional options when it comes to monetizing their apps and games. In addition to all the usual payment solutions — such as PayPal,
Apple finds labor and environmental policy violations for suppliers

Apple finds labor and environmental policy violations for suppliers

(Reuters) — Apple said on Wednesday that it had found violations of its labor and environmental policies for suppliers, such as falsifying work hours data, as it expanded the scope of its annual audit