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Looking beyond the hype at fintech in Southeast Asia

From the offices of Venture Capital firms to the financial services districts, you may not be able to escape the promising whispers of fintech startups. Take a structural shift to mobile, an ever decreasing cost of computing power, the availability of lots of (big!) data, mix in one part artificial …

South-east Asia

Dental Floss and 4 Other Things You're Probably Wasting Money On

For those of you who hate flossing, here’s some good news: you may not have to do it anymore.<p>Since 1979, flossing has been part of the Dietary …

Time: The Biggest Risk To Your Financial Plan

<i>This article was written by Adam Cecil of PolicyGenius.</i><p>What's the biggest risk to your financial plan? MarketWatch mentions shortfall risk, the possibility that "you won't have enough money to make your goals." CNN Money talks about investment risk, which you're probably familiar with; CNN defines …

Pokémon Go Surpasses 100M Downloads & Makes A Shocking Amount Of Money

Pokémon Go has been downloaded 100 million times on Android and iOs combined, according to a new report from App Annie. The game had previously set a …

When is it acceptable to ask a friend to return money? Average Briton demands cash back when debt hits £4, research finds

When it comes to the rules of social etiquette, discussing money is the topic guaranteed to make Britons feel the most uncomfortable.<p>But one question alone poses a perennial quandary sure to make those with even the most brazen assurance squirm: when is it acceptable to ask a friend or family …

Cristiano Ronaldo continues injury rehab by soaking up the summer sun while on holiday in Ibiza

Cristiano Ronaldo is continuing his injury recovery while soaking up the Ibiza sun.<p>The Real Madrid ace is enjoying a short holiday following …

NBA 2K videogame maker wins dismissal of big tattoo damages claim | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The maker of the popular NBA 2K video game series on Tuesday won the dismissal of a potentially large damages claim in a lawsuit over its depiction of tattoos belonging to LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and other National Basketball Association stars.<p>Fomer Los Angeles Lakers guard …

Basketball

Bitcoin exchange Bitfinex reports $75 million has been stolen

Bitcoin exchange platform Bitfinex is reporting the theft of what some users are saying is as much as 119,756btc — or about $65 million in cash.<p>A Reddit user under the handle of ‘zanetackett’ is ‘confirming’ the loss at 119,756btc. A LinkedIn profile for a Zane Tackett has him working at Bitfinex …

Cryptocurrency

A Russian Bank Is Offering a Solution to Pokemon Go-Related Accidents

Mindlessly staring at a smartphone screen while playing Pokemon Go has proven time and again to be an occupational hazard, but now there’s an …

Report: Snapchat is making scannable codes for the real world

Snapchat is reportedly developing a new form of QR code that opens unique content in-app when scanned.<p>According to The Information, Snapchat’s scannable codes could be found just about anywhere: a box of canned soda, movie posters or even in-store advertisements. They may also carry discounts on …

Pokémon Go tops $160M in global revenue, time spent in-app remains high

I’m still trying to deal with losing Pokévision, too, but Niantic’s recent changes to the game don’t seem to be putting a damper on player appetite just yet — new data from analytics firm Sensor Tower reveals that users are still spending, on average, around 26 minutes per day in the app in the …

Snapchat employees had some hilarious reactions to Instagram's 'copycat' product

Just like Snapchat, Instagram will now let you share with select friends your special photos and videos, which will disappear after 24 hours.<p>Although companies iterate on each other's products all the time, this move stands out in part because Facebook has a long history of trying to clone Snapchat …

This pillow streams music, but doesn't wake your partner

Studies have proven that, under the right conditions, music can help people sleep better. But what a pain that can be to implement without disturbing …

Verizon Still Weighs Terremark Plans After Yahoo Deal

The fact that Verizon has the cash on-hand to make a $2.4 billion deal for its Verizon Telematics division to acquire transport management services …

AdTech

Weekly Rewind: Yahoo sells, LastPass hack, a solar plane, and More

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it’s almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of …

Yahoo Has a Tool that Can Catch Online Abuse Surprisingly Well - MIT Technology Review

Trolls seem to lurk in every corner of the Internet, and they delight in ruining your day. But if our e-mail inboxes can be kept relatively …

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4 Simple Ways To Earn Miles And Get Free Money For Travel

Low-cost flights, heavily discounted hotel rooms, extra spending cash; ask just about anyone if they’d like to travel on the cheap this summer and you’d be hard-pressed to hear a “no.”<p>Yet about four in five U.S. adults are saying just that – and missing out on billions of dollars in travel rewards …

Personal Finance

The Ultimate Workout for a Flat Stomach, According to Science

Skip cardio for fat loss: Lifting weights can help burn belly fat, a new study shows<p>Want to burn off belly fat? You’ll have better luck pumping it …

This Is More Effective Than Your New Year’s Resolution

We are creatures of habit. Unfortunately most people never decide how they want to live. As a result they get taken wherever the wind blows.<p>But not …