Dimo Trifonov

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In 10 Years We Won't Have Blockchains

<i>Will Murphy is the vice president for blockchain at of Talla.com, the company behind Botchain, a blockchain for managing autonomous intelligent</i> …

Blockchain

How to Increase Your Influence at Work

To be effective in organizations today, you must be able to influence people. Your title alone isn’t always enough to sway others, nor do you always have a formal position. So, what’s the best way to position yourself as an informal leader? How do you motivate colleagues to support your initiatives …

Feeld Time — Secret watchfaces designed to connect.

Feeld is on a mission to connect open-minded humans in new ways. Last month we announced Secret Wallpapers designed to help Feeld members discover …

‘Scale slower’ and other lessons from 20 years in startups

Also: “Burn less.” “Monetize early.” And “you can’t improve what you don’t measure.”<p>My startup career is roughly as old as Evan Spiegel (of Snapchat), the brothers Collison (of Stripe) and most of today’s YouTube stars. The “startup world” looked very different in my earliest days. AOL sent CD-ROMs …

De Vorm's Workspace Divider lamp adds privacy to open offices

Dutch brand De Vorm's combined lamp and desk partition has been designed to bring privacy to crowded open offices (+ slideshow).<p>The felt AK 2 …

Remarried couples should abstain from sex, Philadelphia Catholic church says

Archbishop Charles Chaput also stated that gay Catholics should also ‘live chastely’ in new rules issued after Pope Francis urged more acceptance of others<p>Catholics in Philadelphia who are divorced and civilly remarried will be welcome to accept Holy Communion – as long as they abstain from sex and …

The developers behind Ethereum are hacking the hacker that hacked it

Hacking is a two way street.<p>The core developers behind Ethereum, which supports a cryptocurrency similar to bitcoin, launched an assault on an anonymous hacker that stole at least $89 million through its network.<p>Alex Van Der Sande, lead designer for Ethereum, announced the counterattack on Twitter …

take an exclusive first look at g-star raw research by aitor throup

As G-Star RAW showcase its most directional capsule collection to date during Paris Men's Fashion Week, creative consultant Aitor Throup talks us through the project before sharing his hopes, fears, and dreams for the future of the fashion industry.<p>Having danced in and out of the industry's …

This Australian Party Has a New Voting Idea That Could Radically Change Politics

A little-understood innovation in the mysterious world of cryptocurrencies has been hailed as revolutionary, drawing comparisons with the invention …

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If Fictiv helps build it, hardware startups will come

Building things is hard. It’s so hard that early stage capital deployed to hardware startups consistently makes up less than 3% of venture capital investments according to the WSJ.<p>With Fictiv, Dave and Nathan Evans want to combine engineering expertise with rapid prototyping to bolster the …

Prototyping

Muji launches collection of homeware handcrafted by Japanese artisans

Japanese brand Muji is introducing a range of handmade homeware – including woodwork, ceramic and glass pieces – to its stores (+ slideshow).<p>Named …

Apple’s new search ads are a kick in the teeth for app makers

Last week, Apple put the rumors to bed and confirmed that it will introduce paid search ads to the App Store, meaning app makers can pay to have ads for their apps appear at the top of search results. This could be detrimental to many of them. Apple’s App Store has more than 1.5 million apps, which …

Bizarre Beijing ruling says iPhone 6 copies Chinese phone, Apple must halt sales

<i>Update: Apple has now issued a statement.</i><p>iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus as well as iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus and iPhone SE models are all available for sale today in China. We appealed an administrative order from a regional patent tribunal in Beijing last month and as a result the order has been …

Intellectual Property

An AI wrote a sci-fi short film by learning from 90s screenplays

We’ve previously reported how AI is developing rapidly and gaining the ability to do things like defeat human champions at the game of Go, describe photos in words for vision-impaired users, detect cyber attacks and even write novels and financial reports.<p>That’s old hat – there’s now an AI that can …

Microsoft now offering Surface Membership Plans

For a monthly fee, the deal comes with unlimited support and free upgrades.<p>Microsoft has quietly introduced a Surface Membership Plan that allows small businesses to keep up with the latest Surface hardware and buy the devices on a monthly payment plan. Starting at $32.99 per month, business users …

Run Android on an iPhone - with some heavy engineering and caveats

It involves strapping a tiny Android device to the back of your iPhone.<p>Familiar with cramming one operating system into somewhere it doesn't belong, developers at Tendigi have just created a homemade iPhone case that lets you run Android on your iOS smartphone. (Well, kind of). Fortunately, because …

Android Development

2016 Internet Trends Report

The 2016 edition of Mary Meeker's annual Internet Trends report covers today's Internet growth and an in-depth look at the following:<p>• Global Internet users have surpassed 3B; India has supplanted the US as the world’s second-largest Internet market.<p>• Internet user growth remains consistent (led by …

Kolelinia updates design for Halfbike pedal-powered scooter

Transportation design studio Kolelinia has released an updated model of its three-wheeled Halfbike – which raised close to $1 million on Kickstarter …

Transit

Microsoft made a powerful Outlook watch face for Android Wear

A watchface for both your email and calendar<p>Today, Microsoft announced a new Android Wear version of its mobile Outlook mail and calendar app. This isn't just a way to check emails or look at your schedule by tapping your wrist. Microsoft designed this version of Outlook to be a watchface, so it …

Men can beat wives 'lightly' says Pakistan's Islamic council

A draft proposal by Pakistan’s Council of Islamic Ideology has recommended that husbands should be able to beat their wives, as long as they do it “lightly”.<p>CII chairman Muhammad Kahn Sherani told the Express-Tribune newspaper: "If you want her to mend her ways, you should first advise her … If she …

The Pirate Bay cofounder on Facebook: ‘From a democracy standpoint, Mark Zuckerberg is a dictator’

The Pirate Bay cofounder Peter Sunde is not a fan of Facebook’s online domination. Specifically, he argues CEO and cofounder Mark Zuckerberg has too much power.<p>“People in the tech industry have a lot of responsibilities but they never really discuss these things. … Facebook is the biggest nation in …

This Bus Might Change The Way You Travel

Travel

This App for Threesomes Might Be for Something Else Entirely

3nder, three times the fun...or is it?<p>“The whole threesome thing started when my partner and I were curious about exploring our sexualities …

Relationships

Oppo folding smartphone prototype is a modernized flip phone

Back in the ’90s before the smartphone craze kicked off and the design that everyone wanted for their mobile phone was the iPhone-style candy bar …

Fifth of UK couples close to break-up - Relate study

<b>Almost one in five (18%) couples in the UK argue regularly or consider separating, a study suggests.</b><p>The report, carried out by charity Relate and based on a survey of 20,980 people in relationships from 2013-15, suggested 2.87 million people were in "distressed" relationships.<p>Dr David Marjoribanks, …

I went to the launch of Will.i.am's new smartwatch and it was rid.ic.ulous

I think somehow I always knew that the first time I set foot in the hallowed halls of London's historic Royal Albert Hall it would be to see Will.i.am launch a smartwatch.<p>Built in 1867, the storied Albert Hall was the venue on a balmy Wednesday night for the launch of the i.am+ Dial smartwatch. …

Google Just Fixed One Of The Biggest Pain Points In Mobile UX

The new Gboard keyboard aims to solve iOS’s multitasking problem by putting Google front and center on every screen in iOS.<p>Multitasking is a huge headache in mobile. Something as simple as texting the address of a bar to someone you’re meeting can require traversing three different screens and half …

Zaha Hadid Architects presents plans for new Prague business district

Zaha Hadid Architects has revealed its designs for a new central business district for Prague next to the Masaryk railway station.<p>London-based ZHA – …