Pornhub and Verge cryptocurrency partner up to offer anonymous payments

Jep. It’s happening. Pornhub and Verge announced (NSFW) they will be working together to make sure people can make anonymous subscription payments on Pornhub: The future has come. In our efforts to keep current with our community’s privacy and payment preferences, Pornhub will now be accepting Verge as a means of payment for services like Pornhub […]

“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: […]

“Delete Facebook” searches hit highest since 2012

With Facebook under heavy fire, people are leaving the platform. According to Business Insider, nearly 1 in 10 Americans deleted their Facebook account after the Mark Zuckerberg hearings. Even Zuckerberg himself claimed there was “no dramatic drop-off in users” since the Cambridge Analytica data-breach. Even though we cannot confirm the numbers from Business Insider, Google trend […]

Important and interesting extracts from the Internet Health Report (2018)

An important read: The Internet Health Report is a report about our experience with the internet from a human point of view. The main question: How healthy is the internet as we know it? Mozilla’s new initiative issues a report with an open source compilation of data, research and stories to show how and where […]

Is Spotify working on its first hardware device?

Is Spotify working on its first hardware device? Sources at The Verge claim they’ve seen ads for the device in February, showing the car device to some of Spotify’s users. With an upcoming Spotify-event and recent IPO, this could be an unexpected move by Spotify. IPO = News coming? Earlier, Spotify announced they would be […]

Facebook plans to let users ‘unsend’ messages, just like Zuckerberg

Earlier this week, tech site Techcrunch reported that Facebook had retracted messages sent by Mark Zuckerberg from the recipients’ inboxes. The messages, sent with Messenger, were claimed to be a ‘security issue’, but there was some backslash from the community. Only Zuckerberg and other high executives had the privilege of having their messages deleted, whereas […]

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 […]

How to Profit from Volatility in the Bitcoin Marketplace

To say that Bitcoin has been a volatile investment would be a vast understatement. The popular cryptocurrency may be up 600% in less than a year, but there have been some wild swings along the way. In just a few days, the price of Bitcoin could fall by more than 20%, giving even long-time cryptocurrencies […]

Harnessing the Advantages of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the Retail Sector

Artificial Intelligence has forever been the term that people associated with Hollywood movies. Today, with the latest discoveries in the field of Artificial Intelligence, its applications in various segments are taking all industries by storm and that includes the retail sector. Now, you either live with AI or you just ‘leave’ the ‘show’. AI is […]