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Global Learning XPRIZE awards $1 million each to final five teams

    Global Learning XPRIZE awards $1 million each to final five teams

 The Global Learning XPRIZE, an international competition to create educational software, has reached its penultimate stage: 5 teams out of an initial pool of nearly 200 have been selected to

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Ethereum will replace Visa in a “couple of years” says founder

    Ethereum will replace Visa in a “couple of years” says founder

 The mind behind Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin, is matter-of-fact about the crypto. In short, he believes what interviewer Raval Navikant called “brain virus” is the true future of security and economics

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Netflix and HBO cleaned up at last night’s Primetime Emmys

    Netflix and HBO cleaned up at last night’s Primetime Emmys

 Hulu made Emmys history last night by becoming the first streaming service to win an Emmy for Best Drama (“The Handmaid’s Tale”), but it was Netflix that actually took home

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Chilean startup ComparaOnline raises $14 million for its financial education tools for Latin America

    Chilean startup ComparaOnline raises $14 million for its financial education tools for Latin America

 Venture investing in Latin America continues to pick up the pace, with new deals in financial technology services leading the way. One example of investors’ renewed interest in regional financial

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GoCardless CEO: ‘I still feel like I’m the same person’

    GoCardless CEO: ‘I still feel like I’m the same person’

 It has nearly been a year since GoCardless co-founder and CEO Hiroki Takeuchi was involved in a serious road accident that left him paralysed below his chest, and unable to

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Google debuts Tez, a mobile payments app for India

    Google debuts Tez, a mobile payments app for India

 After several weeks of speculation and leaked details, today Google officially unveiled its first big foray into mobile payments in Asia. The Android and search giant has launched Tez, a

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Who is to blame for algorithmic outrage?

  Who is to blame for algorithmic outrage?

 This week we saw a few high-profile demonstrations of the ability to target advertising to unsavory groups generated or suggested

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Wificoin lets you buy hotspot access with cryptocurrency

  Wificoin lets you buy hotspot access with cryptocurrency

 It’s infuriating to see a public wifi connection you’re not allowed to use, such as the ones from mobile carriers

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SpaceX’s Dragon capsule successfully returns from 12th ISS resupply mission

  SpaceX’s Dragon capsule successfully returns from 12th ISS resupply mission

 SpaceX has confirmed that the Dragon capsule used to ferry cargo including supplies and experimentation material has returned to Earth

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Save the International Space Station and give it to the private sector

  Save the International Space Station and give it to the private sector

 President Trump, early in his Administration, has an opportunity to take a “giant leap for mankind” with a simple executive

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A closer look at the all-new 2018 Nissan Leaf

  A closer look at the all-new 2018 Nissan Leaf

 Nissan’s new Leaf is the updated version of one of the pioneers of the modern all-electric consumer car, and the

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‪Instagram now autoplays video sound once turned on until you close the app

  ‪Instagram now autoplays video sound once turned on until you close the app

Autoplay audio can be annoying or convenient depending on the situation. Luckily Instagram has found a happy medium between defaulting

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A brief recent history of Apple’s product swerves

  A brief recent history of Apple’s product swerves

 Apple did not make the first personal computer, nor the first tablet computer, nor the first smartphone. Measuring it against

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Twitter says a now-fixed bug allowed ad campaigns to target users with derogatory terms

  Twitter says a now-fixed bug allowed ad campaigns to target users with derogatory terms

 Add Twitter to the list of companies that have had to respond to questions around the ability to target ad

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