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How our Staff Writer Made $52,000 in 3 Days Playing "Crypto Celebrities" with Ethereum

Yes. we’re aware- This article is as Ridiculous As the title sounds.<p>Also, this article is not intended to entice you to play Crypto Celebrities, nor …

Aerostat startup Altaeros gets $7.5M from SoftBank to bring broadband wireless to rural areas

Altaeros, a Boston-based startup that develops autonomous aerostats, announced today that it has received $7.5 million in new funding from SoftBank Group. The capital will speed up the launch of SuperTower, a project that uses Altaeros’ tethered balloons (pictured above) to bring broadband wireless …

Develop chat-bot for Facebook Messenger

In current time observed boom of chat-messengers. One after another platforms announce what they open platforms for bot develop. Facebook also open …

7 Leadership Lessons From the Coach Who Mentored Steve Jobs, Eric Schmidt, and Jeff Bezos | Inc.com

Most Silicon Valley titans are familiar figures. They make commencement speeches that rack up millions of views on YouTube, get profiled by business websites such as this one, and have irreverent movies made about their lives.<p>And then there was Bill Campbell, who died of cancer on Monday at 75. He …

Silicon Valley

This Startup Is Going To Make Remixing Much Easier For Everybody Involved

As the music industry grapples with low streaming royalty rates and how to sell even just a few thousand albums every week, there is another huge problem that nobody has been able to completely solve just yet. <br>Many new artists want to create remixes, and it has been proven as a great way for the …

Finding Product Market Fit

There’s a fine line between the “reality distortion field” founders create and just being a bit delusional. During our first year and half as a …

11 Free UX e-Books Worth Reading for 2016

Web UI Design for the Human Eye – UXPin<p><b>UXPin</b> explains the craft of <b>UI</b> and <b>UX design</b> through the science of human sight.<p>Any designer in a visual medium …

Slice Labs raises $3.9M to insure on-demand workers when they’re on the job

Tim Attia, co-founder and CEO of Slice Labs, said there’s “a ticking time bomb” threatening the on-demand economy — namely, insurance and liability.<p>Attia’s tackling that problem with Slice, which will offer insurance for on-demand workers and providers, starting with rideshare drivers and then …

Insurance Industry

The gig economy as a driver of innovation

If you are reading this article, chances are you have taken an Uber, are familiar with Upwork and maybe even sold something on Etsy. Business models that fall under the “gig economy” umbrella have been proven for business-to-consumer and peer-to-peer markets because they make it possible to …

Bkstg launches to directly connect musicians with their fans

There are countless ways to connect with famous musicians, whether it’s following them on Instagram and Snapchat or buying tickets to all of their public appearances. But on either side of the spectrum, from the passive follow to the active stalking, the connection between fan and celebrity is …

Selling

Using the SoundCloud API with the JavaScript SDK

SoundCloud has made available an <b>API</b> which allows <b>developer</b>s to get almost any data they want. But its usage can be confusing, especially for …

How groundwater depletion led to the world’s first edible spoons

Edible spoons. Photo credit: Bakey’s.<p>Narayana Peesapaty, a student of the <b>India</b>n Institute of Forest Management, was worried about massive depletion …

Marijuana deliverer Meadow rolls up $2.1M for dispensary sales software

Meadow already lets you get a prescription for medical marijuana over video chat and order from a nearby shop that delivers. Now it wants to be the backbone of the weed business, too. Pot dispensaries can’t use standard point-of-sale or inventory software because they aren’t compliant with the …

Software Eats Software Development As Andreessen Invests $10M In App Outsourcer Gigster

Send Gigster your app idea and it sends you back that app. No coding. No hiring. No wrangling freelancers. Just a fundamental shift in how software gets built. That’s why Andreessen Horowitz has led a new $10 million Series A for Gigster just 18 weeks after its launch.<p>The lauded venture firm was …

Bringg Raises $5 Million So Any Business Can Offer An Uber-Like Experience

If on-demand is the future of delivery, a startup called Bringg aims to help established businesses better compete with the likes of Amazon and Uber going forward. The company has now raised $5 million in Series A funding to further develop its web and mobile platform that businesses to move into …

eMastered vs Landr

If you’ve ever made your own music, you’ll know that it very often comes out sounding quiet and limp compared to the hits you hear on the radio. That’s because ‘mastering’ – the process of bringing the music up to a professional level of loudness and sonic polish – has long been seen as an …

Interior design startup Havenly raises $5.8 million

Online interior design platform Havenly has raised $5.8 million, bringing its total Series A round of funding to $13.3 million. The round was led by Binary Capital with participation from Foundry Group and Chicago Ventures. Havenly plans to use the funding for growing the staff by 25%, further …

Apple launches Safari Technology Preview, a new browser aimed at web developers

Apple today announced it’s expanding its efforts in the area of web development, with the launch of a new version of its Safari web browser, designed specifically for developers. Called Safari Technology Preview, the company says this browser will allow developers to get an early look at upcoming …

Why Android Is Suitable For App Development?

<b>3) OPEN SOURCES</b>: The architecture of Android is designed as such that you can easily communicate and interact with the consumers regarding …

Optimize the size of .PNG images automatically on your webserver with optipng

The post Optimize the size of .PNG images automatically on your webserver with optipng appeared first on ma.ttias.be.A couple of weeks ago I write a …

These investors share how to be successful in Japan and Asia

If you're a cowboy entrepreneur, thinking you can run and gun into Japan, it probably won't be a success.

After SXSW, here’s a roadmap for how the tech industry can change the world this year

The SXSW Interactive Festival once again attracted thousands of the smartest, most creative and passionate people to Austin for discussions about the latest innovations in technology, media and design.<p>The most notable attendee this year was President Obama, who used his Keynote Conversation on the …

Innovation

Get Ready For The Chat Bot Revolution: They're Simple, Cheap And About To Be Everywhere

When we’ve got our noses poked into smartphones for hours each day, it’s hard to believe that apps are starting to hit the end of the road. Yet studies consistently show that smartphone users have condensed their daily screentime time into just a handful of favourite apps, often a browser, a couple …

10 most important things in advertising

Sir Martin Sorrell gave WPP's fourth-quarter earnings presentation on Friday. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid<p>Good morning. Here's everything you need to know in the world of advertising today.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Google is testing a tool that lets brands and public figures publish directly to search results.</b> Earlier this …

MIT spin-out Thunkable hopes its drag-and-drop app builder can be a money-spinner too

Bagging lots of users is a challenge one of the startups in Y Combinator’s 2016 winter batch is worrying about a bit less than the average. The two-man strong founder team of Thunkable is coming from the rather more comfortable position of already having fostered a community over four million …

Drive Motors Lets You Actually Buy A Car Online. How Did This Not Exist?

No one wants to go to a car dealership. We’re in the era where everything can be done online, so it’s crazy you can’t buy a new car straight from the web. Every site and startup that claims to help you do that just dumps you on a contact form to request more info or a meeting with a car dealer.<p>But …

3 Nearly Free Growth Hacks

Mason Pelt Contributor<p>Mason Pelt is a growth hacker and the founder of Push ROI.<p>“Growth hacking” is a term that people seem to think means “magically market any product or company for free.” I wrote a post called What is growth hacking? to clarify the difference between efficient, effective …

Google Data Shows Customer Intent Beats Demographics for Modern Marketers | Inc.com

Given the size and diversity of the modern marketplace, it makes sense that there is a focus on using data to find the best audience for a particular message. Even before digital marketing and the age of big data, business owners, advertisers, and marketers relied on demographic data to help them …

MyMusicTaste, A Crowdsourcing Platform For Concerts, Raises $10M Series A

MyMusicTaste, a Seoul-based startup that gauges fan interest to help figure out where to plan concerts, plans to expand throughout Asia after landing a $10 million Series A led by Softbank Ventures Korea.<p>Other participants in the round include Samsung Ventures Investment, Formation 8, Golden Gate …

Bonaverde Plans To Reinvent The Way You Drink Coffee

Bonaverde co-founder Hans Stier took the stage this week at CES to give us an update on his company. As a reminder, Bonaverde raised nearly $700,000 on Kickstarter a few years ago for a coffee machine that roasts, grinds and brews coffee in fifteen minutes.<p>It’s hard to manage expectations when you …