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Mondo, the U.K. banking startup, opens public Beta

Mondo, the yet-to-launch U.K. banking startup that is creating quite a lot of buzz amongst the London tech scene and beyond, is opening its Beta to the public today — albeit one limited in functionality while the company seeks a full banking license.<p>As it stands, Mondo offers a pre-paid MasterCard …

Banking

Cookies Wants To Become The Venmo Of Europe

Many have tried, but no European company has become as successful as Venmo so far. Venmo is a great way to pay back your friends in a few taps without having to pay any fee. But its main issue is that it only works in the U.S. Stealth startup Cookies wants to do just like Venmo, but in …

Apps

A Bitcoin Boomlet

Bitcoin is currently enjoying what politicos call a boomlet — a small bump that, while perhaps not impressive on a historical scale, is certainly notable. For bitcoin at the moment, this means a price spike that has put the cryptocurrency into its highest territory in a year.<p>That, combined with a …

Cryptocurrency

10 mobile advertising trends for 2015 and beyond

<i>The mobile advertising system has exploded — but it’s also left many overwhelmed and confused. In this series titled “Maximizing Mobile Ad Monetization” and presented by</i> <i>Supersonic,</i> <i>publishers learn how to take back the reins and navigate the intricacies of mobile advertising. See the whole series</i> …

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SF Startup Targets B2B Global Payments with Blockchain Rails, Public Beta Release

Align Commerce, a San Francisco-based startup, announced the public beta of its cross-border payments platform based on the blockchain technology. …

Digital Currency

Fintech Fundings: 17 Companies Raise $242 Million in Week Ending Sep 26

It was another stellar week in fintech fundings, simultaneously providing ammunition to those that think that private investments have peaked, while …

Disrupting Western Union and Moneygram: 13 Startups Attacking the Cross-Border Money Transfer Market

High fees, large incumbents, and a $400B+ market are under attack by a slew of remittance startups. Here are 13 to watch.<p>Western Union, the titan of …

Venture Capital

Tracxn Mobile FinTech Startup Landscape June 2015

With over $2.3B invested in the last 5 years, the Mobile Fintech sector is all the rage right now. Square, Monitise, Obopay, Revel System & iZettle have more than $1B in total funding. Activity in this sector is still high with 2015 having already witnessed seven $10M+ rounds and five acquisitions. …

Kleiner Perkins Makes First Bitcoin Startup Investment With B2B Payments Provider Align Commerce

Bitcoin startups have been one of the fastest-growing areas for venture capital this year. By July, according to CB Insights, they had attracted $375.4 million in investment in the first six months of this year, up from $339.4 million in 2014.<p>And yet famed venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins had …

Digital Currency

Why are cross-border money transfer start-ups suddenly so hot?

There are two types of x-border Money Transfers startups: regular and Bitcoin-based, and they seem "hot" for different reasons. The number of regular …

Startups

Mobile native video ads improve a range of metrics: Study

Dive Brief:<p>Mobile native video ads make people more likely to purchase and recommend products, according to research from Opera MediaWorks and …

We Still Have a Long Way to Go Before Mobile Video Advertising is Fit for Purpose

While mobile video advertising continues to see stellar rates of growth, that growth could be even greater were it not for the multitude of technical …

Advertising

Mobile Dev Memo

Technology

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Watch Our First Look At The New Oculus Rift And Touch Controller Hardware

Earlier today, we got the chance to check out the Oculus Rift consumer virtual reality headset, which has finally been fully revealed to the world. We also get a first look at the Oculus Touch Controllers, unique input devices designed by Oculus themselves to make interacting with a virtual …

Virtual Reality

友盟报告:逆势的电视盒子 细分市场的收获 低端人群待挖掘

TECH2IPO/创见北京报道:今天友盟发布了 2014 年第三季度报告,总体上来说中国移动互联网活跃智能设备保持着持续增加的势头,增速不减,用户对 App 的依赖正在不断加深,一些与线下生活联系紧密的 App 变得愈发受欢迎。<p>电视盒子逆势生长<p>今年以来,电视盒子的活跃设备量保持了稳定的增长,9 …

Pop-Up Shops Startup Appear Here Raises $7.5M, Led By Balderton Capital

Appear Here, a marketplace for retail space aiding and abetting the fashionable craze of ‘pop-up’ shops, has raised a significant $7.5 million of new funding, in a round led by Balderton Capital. Existing investors MMC, Forward and Meyer Bergman also took part in the round, which follows on from a …

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GoEuro Adds Benelux Markets To Its European Journey Planner Platform

After its multi-million top-up round back in January, European multi-modal transport journey planner platform GoEuro has made good on its pledge to expand into more markets, adding three more to its roster today.<p>The new markets bring seven new rail providers and five additional coach companies on …

HTC Wants To Harness Your Smartphone’s Idle Power To Make The World A Better Place

HTC is wacky – in a good way. The smartphone company is one of the few that still does things that surprise me, and today’s MWC announcements are no exception. Sure, the Taiwanese company introduced a new mid-range handset that’s par for the course, but it also unveiled a new app and service that …

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Vibrating shoes could be the future of navigation and wearable tech

<i>This article was taken from the September 2013 issue of Wired magazine. Be the first to read Wired's articles in print before they're posted online,</i> …

Understand your audience better with online survey tool UserReport

Digital research and performance platform UserReport has launched in Indonesia and plans to further expand its reach in Southeast Asia.

可伸缩性最佳实践:来自eBay的经验

在eBay,可伸缩性是我们每天奋力抵抗的一大架构压力。我们所做的每一项架构及设计决策,身前身后都能看到它的踪影。当我们面对的是全世界数以亿计的用户,每天的页面浏览量超过10亿,系统中的数据量要用皮字节(1015或250)来计算——可伸缩性是生死交关的问题。<p>在一个可伸缩的架构中,资源的消耗应该随负载线 …

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