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Blockchain Startup Monerium Raises US$2M Seed Round

Icelandic blockchain startup Monerium has closed a US$2 million seed funding round led by the Nordic VC fund and Crowberry Capital, with participation from New York-based blockchain software technology company, ConsenSys, and Hof Holdings. Monerium will use the proceeds of the seed round to accelerate the development of its services, the company said on Friday. […]

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2019-01-13

Economist Behind Claim Russia Will Buy $10 Billion Worth of Bitcoin Said Price Would Collapse to $100 Last Year

Over the past week or two, a story about Russia adding bitcoin to their foreign currency reserves has been reported in a variety of media outlets such as The Daily Telegraph, Fortune, and ZeroHedge. All of these stories cite Vladislav Ginko, who is an economics lecturer at the state-funded Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy […]

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2019-01-16

Danish Crypto Startup Aryze Completes US$1.6M ICO

Aryze, a Danish crypto startup developing a global payments system, has completed its initial coin offering (ICO), raising US$1.6 million from 278 individuals representing 14 different nationalities, the company said on Thursday. Established in 2017, Aryze uses blockchain technology to create a global payments platform powered by fully redeemable stablecoins backed by and pegged to […]

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2019-01-18

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Dolby quietly preps augmented audio recorder app “234″

Dolby is secretly building a mobile music production app it hopes will seduce SoundCloud rappers and other musicians. Codenamed “234” and formerly tested under the name Dolby Live, the free app measures background noise before you record and then nullifies it. Users can also buy “packs” of audio effects to augment their sounds with EQs settings […]
2019-01-17

Twitter’s de-algorithmizing ‘sparkle button’ rolls out on Android

After launching on iOS, Twitter is giving Android users the ability to easily switch between seeing the reverse-chronological “latest tweets” and the algorithmic “top tweets” feeds on their home page. The company announced the rollout at a media event in New York. The “sparkle button” is a way for Twitter to appease long-time power tweeters while […]
2019-01-15

TikTok is giving China a video chat alternative to WeChat

ByteDance, the world’s most-valued startup, just launched a new social media product under its Douyin brand in what many people see as a serious attempt to challenge WeChat. Tencent has long dominated China’s social networking space with WeChat and QQ. WeChat claims to have one billion monthly active users worldwide, most of whom are in China. […]
2019-01-15

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IVF couple have triplets after sex mistake

Betty Bienias said she was shocked to find out she was expecting triplets - two of which had been conceived naturally.

Warum Geld in Echtzeit für Onlinehändler wichtig ist

Vor allem größere Onlinehändler profitieren davon, wenn sie ihr Geld möglichst schnell erhalten. Die Überweisung in Echtzeit soll es nun richten. Auch für Kunden hat die neue Bezahlform einige Vorteile.
2019-01-18

Die globale Landwirtschaft enteilt Deutschlands Bauern

Roboter, die säen und Ungeziefer bekämpfen: Bei der Grünen Woche in Berlin zeigt sich, dass ausländische Betriebe bei der Digitalisierung der Landwirtschaft schon sehr weit sind. Für Verbraucher birgt der Fortschritt viele Möglichkeiten.
2019-01-18

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Die Briten wagen einfach mehr Demokratie

Seit die Briten den Austritt beschlossen haben, herrscht Katastrophenstimmung in den deutschen Medien. Die Deutschen mögen Unordnung nicht. Es ist Zeit, mal andersherum zu denken: Vielleicht hat der Brexit auch etwas Gutes?
2019-01-18

Die globale Landwirtschaft enteilt Deutschlands Bauern

Roboter, die säen und Ungeziefer bekämpfen: Bei der Grünen Woche in Berlin zeigt sich, dass ausländische Betriebe bei der Digitalisierung der Landwirtschaft schon sehr weit sind. Für Verbraucher birgt der Fortschritt viele Möglichkeiten.
2019-01-18

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Eternal hunt

Jack Shepherd has been on the run for six months - what does an international manhunt involve?
2019-01-12

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La France déclenche son "plan lié à un Brexit sans accord" (Premier ministre)

Les conséquences du revers de la Première ministre britannique ne se sont pas fait attendre. Suite au rejet par le Parlement britannique de l'accord présenté par Theresa May, la France se prépare à un "no deal". Le Premier ministre, Édouard Philippe, a annoncé, jeudi 17 janvier, le déclenchement d'un "plan lié à un Brexit sans accord" pour faire face à l'éventualité "de moins en moins improbable" d'une sortie brutale du Royaume-Uni de l'Union européenne.
2019-01-17

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Service to honour Norfolk 'greatest angler' John Wilson

John Wilson, who was appointed MBE for services to angling, died at his home in Thailand in November.

Tinder is testing the ability to share Spotify music clips in chat

Tinder has already developed a fairly robust chat platform within its dating app, with support for sharing things like Bitmoji and GIFs, and the ability to “like” messages by tapping a heart icon. Now, the company is testing a new integration — sharing music via Spotify. Tinder confirmed with TechCrunch it’s trying out a new […]
2019-01-16

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Musk spricht von „sehr schwieriger“ Zukunft für Tesla

Zuletzt hat Tesla die Zahl seiner Mitarbeiter um 30 Prozent erhöht – und kann sich dies nun nicht mehr leisten. In einer E-Mail informierte Elon Musk die Belegschaft über den Einschnitt. Trotzdem sollen mehr Autos gebaut werden.
2019-01-18

Was bleibt von der Rebellion?

Torsten Teichert und Johann Killinger wollen Präses der Handelskammer werden. Dazu brauchen sie die Stimmen der Kammerrebellen. Einer der beiden Bewerber scheint der Gruppe inhaltlich näherzustehen.
2019-01-18

Vegane Gesellschaft fordert Musterklagen für Fleischverbote

Eine Studie des Max-Planck-Instituts zeigt: Der schlimmste Feinstaubsünder ist die Landwirtschaft. Deshalb fordert die Vegane Gesellschaft ein Verbot der Massentierhaltung. Unterstützung erhofft sie sich ausgerechnet von der Deutschen Umwelthilfe.
2019-01-18

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Most Facebook users still in the dark about its creepy ad practices, Pew finds

A study by the Pew Research Center suggests most Facebook users are still in the dark about how the company tracks and profiles them for ad-targeting purposes. Pew found three-quarters (74%) of Facebook users did not know the social networking behemoth maintains a list of their interests and traits to target them with ads, only […]
2019-01-16

Turns out the science saying screen time is bad isn’t science

A new study is making waves in the worlds of tech and psychology by questioning the basis of thousands of paper and analyses with conflicting conclusions on the effect of screen time on well-being. The researchers claim is that the science doesn't agree because it's bad science. So is screen time good or bad? It's not that simple.
2019-01-15

Twitter’s de-algorithmizing ‘sparkle button’ rolls out on Android

After launching on iOS, Twitter is giving Android users the ability to easily switch between seeing the reverse-chronological “latest tweets” and the algorithmic “top tweets” feeds on their home page. The company announced the rollout at a media event in New York. The “sparkle button” is a way for Twitter to appease long-time power tweeters while […]
2019-01-15

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La France déclenche son "plan lié à un Brexit sans accord" (Premier ministre)

Les conséquences du revers de la Première ministre britannique ne se sont pas fait attendre. Suite au rejet par le Parlement britannique de l'accord présenté par Theresa May, la France se prépare à un "no deal". Le Premier ministre, Édouard Philippe, a annoncé, jeudi 17 janvier, le déclenchement d'un "plan lié à un Brexit sans accord" pour faire face à l'éventualité "de moins en moins improbable" d'une sortie brutale du Royaume-Uni de l'Union européenne.
2019-01-17

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