Instagram adds native payment options to app (for some users)

Exciting news: Instagram just added native payment features for some users, making it possible to make payments for services on Instagram without leaving the app. The feature isn’t available for all users (yet). According to Techcrunch, Instagram is allowing some UK and US business accounts to test the feature by accepting payments for booking restaurant […]

“Wheelmageddon”: Will scooter-sharing be the next big thing?

Electric scooters are a trend, as we mentioned before. But now, scooters are a bit too much of a trend in San Francisco, where people are calling for regulation. Why? Because sharing-services like Bird are flooding the streets with their scooters, and people are getting scared of being overrun. Or, as Vanity Fair calls it: […]

Twitter removed over 1.2 million accounts linked to terrorism

Twitter removed over 1.2 million accounts linked to terrorism, according to the Dutch newspaper NU.nl. The removed accounts were part of the propaganda machine used by terrorist organisations worldwide.  The active war on terrorism at Twitter started in 2015, when Twitter decided to keep track of all deleted accounts linked to terrorism. In the second […]

Coincheck confirms takeover by Monex

Monex, the second biggest online broker in Japan is taking over cryptobroker Coincheck, according to Japanse newspaper Nikkei. An interesting move, since earlier this year Coincheck was hit by a hack, losing millions. The deal gives Monex full ownership over tradingplatform Coincheck, as well as the customer base. It’s not clear yet how large this […]