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DroneGun Tactical is a portable (but still illegal) drone scrambler

By |January 30th, 2018|

 The only thing growing faster than the global drone population is the population of people thinking “how can I knock these annoying things out of the sky?” DroneShield offers a way to do just that, and now in a much more portable package, with the DroneGun Tactical — that is, if you’re an authorized government --> READ MORE

Appeals court rules that Tinder’s pricing violates age discrimination laws

By |January 30th, 2018|

 A California appeals court has sided with Allan Candelore, a man suing Tinder over the pricing for its premium service, Tinder Plus. Specifically, Candelore and his lawyers argued that by charging $9.99 per month if a user is under 30, versus $19.99 per month if you’re 30 or older, Tinder is discriminating based on age. --> READ MORE

Fools and their crypto

By |January 30th, 2018|

 I believe that the token sale economy will drive the next startup revolution. Just as sites like TechCrunch, organizations like Y Combinator and the men in Dockers and fleece sweaters who populate Sand Hill Road defined (and still define) the last startup revolution, crypto will define the next one. But, as it stands, we cannot --> READ MORE

Red Hat acquires CoreOS for $250 million in Kubernetes expansion

By |January 30th, 2018|

 Red Hat, a company best known for its enterprise Linux products, has been making a big play for Kubernetes and containerization in recent years with its OpenShift Kubernetes product. Today the company decided to expand on that by acquiring CoreOS, a container management startup, for $250 million. Read More Source: News

TimeFlip is a time-tracking gadget simple enough that I might actually use it

By |January 30th, 2018|

 If you’re like me, and I’m going to assume you are for the purposes of this post, you like the idea of time tracking, but generally it’s a bit too fiddly or complicated. TimeFlip is a super-simple gadget that lets you easily track how much time you spend on different activities just by flipping it --> READ MORE

Amazon is experimenting with its own QR code style ‘SmileCodes’

By |January 30th, 2018|

 QR code style markers — those lil’ barcode-looking boxes you’ll see on ads from time to time, meant to be scanned with your phone to launch some website or app — have yet to really find their footing in the U.S. But that’s not going to keep Amazon from taking a stab at it. Amazon --> READ MORE

Imverse’s groundbreaking mixed reality renders you inside VR

By |January 30th, 2018|

 What if you could look down and see your actual arms and legs inside VR, or look at other real-world people or objects as if you weren’t wearing a headset? Imverse’s team spent five years building this incredible technology at universities in Switzerland and Spain. Now its real-time mixed reality engine is ready for public --> READ MORE

Getting to the root of the revenue multiple

By |January 30th, 2018|

 Valuation concerns are top of mind for many investors. For those in tech investing, this concern is perhaps most acute, given the generally high multiples assigned to the sector. There are good articles addressing how revenue multiples have moved over time or why this methodology even came to be, but I’m still curious as to --> READ MORE

CVS, other health stocks down upon Amazon, JPMorgan, Berkshire healthcare co news

By |January 30th, 2018|

 Investors panicked this morning upon the news Amazon, JPMorgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway were teaming up to launch a health insurance company for their U.S. employees. Healthcare is one of the biggest operating costs for Fortune 500 companies, and the three iconic companies have joined forces to build a new health insurance company for all --> READ MORE

You can now use Alexa to send SMS messages

By |January 30th, 2018|

 Amazon announced today it’s launching a new messaging feature for Alexa devices in the U.S. that will allow you to send texts – yes, SMS messages – to your friends and other contacts using your voice. Customers can now ask Alexa to send a message to a specific contact, and Alexa will figure out how to --> READ MORE