Home

Home

Digital nomads are hiring and firing their governments

By | February 17th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

 The nation state has survived wars, plagues, and upheaval, but it won’t survive digital nomads, not if people like Karoli Hindriks have something to say about it. Hindriks is the founder of Jobbatical, a platform that allows digital nomads to find work in other countries and helps with the logistics of getting there. The company also embodies a new world of highly-skilled, global… Read More Source: Tech Crunch

Sqreen wants to become the IFTTT of web app security

By | February 17th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

 French startup Sqreen recently launched a Security Hub with dozens of plugins to put you in control of the security of your web app. In many ways, it feels like enabling tasks on popular automation service IFTTT. Sqreen participated in TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield and Y Combinator’s current batch. The vision of the product hasn’t changed. Sqreen lets you protect your… Read More Source: Tech Crunch

A peek inside Alphabet’s investing universe

By | February 17th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

 Chances are you’ve heard of Google. You’re likely a contributor to one of the 3.5 billion search queries the website processes daily. But unless you’re a venture capitalist, an entrepreneur or a slightly obsessive tech journalist, you may not know that Google, or, more properly, Alphabet, is also invests in startups. And, like most of what Google does, Alphabet invests… Read More Source: Tech Crunch

RightEye’s portable eye-tracking test catches concussions and reading problems in five minutes

By | February 17th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

 They say the eyes are the windows to the soul, but physiologically speaking, they’re windows to the brain. RightEye is a startup that looks through that window to detect common but often subtle vision issues resulting from concussions and other brain troubles. Its quick, portable eye-tracking station can tell in minutes whether you should see a doctor — or look into becoming a pro… Read More Source: Tech Crunch

Telegram has raised an initial $850M for its billion-dollar ICO

By | February 17th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

 It looks like Telegram’s billion-dollar ICO has reached its first milestone after the chat app company raised an initial $850 million, according to a filing. A document submitted to the SEC earlier this week states that the money was raised “for the development of the TON Blockchain, the development and maintenance of Telegram Messenger and the other purposes.” The security… Read More Source: Tech Crunch

Visa confirms Coinbase wasn’t at fault for overcharging users

By | February 17th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

 Yesterday, we wrote that Coinbase customers were being charged multiple times for past transactions. While some speculated that the erroneous withdraws were down to a Coinbase engineering issue, Coinbase issued a statement saying it wasn’t liable for the duplicate charges. The blame, instead, rested with Visa for the way it handled a migration of merchant categories for… Read More Source: Tech Crunch