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Bitcoin Atom Wants to Make Cryptocurrency Transfers

Satoshi Nakamoto’s Bitcoin white paper envisioned the use of an electronic money that would be “purely peer-to-peer.” This means no third parties …

Uber wants to be your express delivery service for everything

The company’s next big play to move beyond ride-hailing<p>Uber announced today its plans to expand its application program interface, or API, project to its nascent delivery service, UberRUSH. By adding just a few lines of code, businesses such as Nordstrom and 1800flowers can now integrate UberRUSH's …

Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels connecting the brain to the immune system.<p>That physical link was long thought absent, …

How IoT Will Change Your Relationship With Insurance

Brett Jurgens Contributor<p>Brett Jurgens is CEO and co-founder of Notion.<p>Between TVs, refrigerators, ovens, light bulbs, cars, fitness trackers and jewelry, it seems like everything these days is connected to the Internet. It’s probably safe to say that you’re already using a few connected devices in …

Internet of Things

How IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad's bizarrely frugal habits and 'disagreeable' personality trait made him one of the richest self-made billionaires

With a net worth of $48.1 billion at its height, he was one of the world's richest self-made billionaires.<p>If you ask Malcolm Gladwell, whose books have been read by millions of people, Kamprad succeeded thanks to an often-unpopular personality trait: disagreeableness, and not caring if people …

IKEA

E-commerce startup Jet.com to seek $2 billion valuation

Jet, the online e-commerce startup led by Diapers.com co-founder Marc Lore, is preparing to speak with prospective investors on a new Series B …

On-demand startup Zirtual will be back in business thanks to Startups.co

On Monday, more than 400 employees of a company that provides on-demand, virtual assistants were unexpectedly laid off with little explanation other …

9 Ways That Cities Are Creating Tech Communities That Support Civic Innovation

A new report called the Citie Framework attempts to provide answers. It advocates a link between local communities of tech companies and innovative …

Innovation