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Mark Cuban-backed Unikrn to launch cryptocurrency for esports betting

Mark Cuban-backed Unikrn to launch cryptocurrency for esports betting The company already launched a virtual coin called Unikoin in 2015, but it was essentially a virtual currency which could not be bought or traded — you could only get it directly from Unikrn.With UnikoinGold and UnikoinSilver we won't have to deal with multiple banks and currencies across multiple countries," said a Unikrn spokesperson.

'Planet of the Apps' wasn't a great show, but it was still a success for Apple

'Planet of the Apps' wasn't a great show, but it was still a success for Apple With Planet of the Apps, viewers saw some of the work behind those icons in Apple's App Store.still communicate frequently with the show's celebrity mentors.

This platform lets you invest in companies—and make money as soon as they do

This platform lets you invest in companies—and make money as soon as they do Individuals invest in projects on Startwise, and when those projects generate money, investors get a piece of it.The platform lets small-time investors put as little as $100 behind businesses they support.

Learn how to triple your blog's traffic by taking an online course

Learn how to triple your blog's traffic by taking an online course You may be a writer blessed with a boundless vocabulary, Shakespearean wit, and exceptional storytelling skills—but that doesn’t mean people will read your business’s blog.In fact, the qualities that make you a compelling wordsmith in other media may actually work against you in the bite-sized, ADD-affected world of blogging.

2 women entrepreneurs created a fake male cofounder to deal with sexism and, depressingly, it worked

2 women entrepreneurs created a fake male cofounder to deal with sexism and, depressingly, it worked It's less common to see the often insidious sexism they face blatantly illustrated.Penelope Gazin and Kate Dwyer a year ago launched a successful art marketplace, Witchsy.

Malicious hackers attack media startup after Hillary Clinton endorses it

Malicious hackers attack media startup after Hillary Clinton endorses it 8 million" people who supported Clinton in the presidential election by providing them with verified, sharable facts, stats, and memes used to debate people online.But soon after Clinton's tweet, the website stopped loading for visitors.

The Lily drone is back in perhaps the saddest rebirth in gadget history

The Lily drone is back in perhaps the saddest rebirth in gadget history The Lily drone is one of the biggest failures in Kickstarter history — and now it's making a comeback in perhaps the saddest possible way.Now, the Mota Group (who recently bought rights to the name) is announcing a reborn "Lily Next-Gen" drone that looks practically identical to the original version.

New startup lets you take out interest-free loans to buy art on the spot

New startup lets you take out interest-free loans to buy art on the spot Don't ask your bank, ask Art Money.Launched in 2015, Australian startup Art Money is designed to help regular folks buy art on the spot in local galleries — and now it's going worldwide.

Why everyone in Silicon Valley is using an app called Droplr

Why everyone in Silicon Valley is using an app called Droplr And no one knows better than the fine people of Silicon Valley (no, not the show).A Droplr account allows teams of up to three users share and preview files, instantly showcase screenshots, annotate images, and much more.

Postmates finally ditches those insane delivery fees—but it might be too little, too late

Postmates finally ditches those insane delivery fees—but it might be too little, too late The significant changes to Postmates' pricing are part of a slew of updates Postmates is rolling out.Unlimited now includes all the merchants on the app, not just Postmates Plus restaurants.

10 steps to becoming a successful entrepreneur — from a real life entrepreneur

10 steps to becoming a successful entrepreneur — from a real life entrepreneur No one is born a game-changer.Even the most rebellious, one-of-a-kind iconoclasts likely learned those traits from inspiring figures in their lives.

This easy business planning app is like TurboTax for entrepreneurs

This easy business planning app is like TurboTax for entrepreneurs Your next-big-thing business idea may sound good in your head.It may even sound good on paper.

5 British companies leading in advertising technology

5 British companies leading in advertising technology Below are five British businesses whose AdTech products are making serious waves on a global scale.Captify will have a presence at this year's dmexco conference, taking place September 13-14, 2017 in Cologne, Germany.

Sustainable company is turning cigarette butts and smartphones into furniture

Sustainable company is turning cigarette butts and smartphones into furniture But there's a new company looking to our most prevalent modern trash types, from cigarette butts to smartphones, to create some pretty slick homewares.According to Pentatonic's website, more than 480 billion plastic bottles were bought around the world last year — that's a quantifiable shitload of potential building material.

Swiipe on the news: A 14 year old's app let's you Tinder your way through the day's events

Swiipe on the news: A 14 year old's app let's you Tinder your way through the day's events But my age group might not be used to it," founder Alex Goodison said.That was one reason he started building the Tinder-inspired news app.

Nobody asked for these vending machine things that two ex-Googlers want to replace bodegas

Nobody asked for these vending machine things that two ex-Googlers want to replace bodegas On Wednesday, Fast Company published an article titled, "Two ex-Googlers want to make bodegas and mom-and-pop corner stores obsolete.on a weekday when you've wandered in cuz you can't sleep and now you're hungry.

Hampers for new mums contain all the treats that were off limits while pregnant

Hampers for new mums contain all the treats that were off limits while pregnant Three years on from her first pregnancy, she's just launched a business which sends hampers full of goodies that are forbidden (or at least, not recommended) during pregnancy.The hampers can be sent to new mums, or even pre-ordered during a mum-to-be's pregnancy, and they feature many products which are off-limits when women are expecting.

These UK-based "techtrepreneurs" are building an empire right under our noses

These UK-based "techtrepreneurs" are building an empire right under our noses Below are a few UK-based "techtrepreneurs" building game-changing companies and social enterprises in industries like finance, education, and retail.Even those who are barely familiar with the tech world today are likely aware of the rise of cryptocurrencies such as Ethereum and Bitcoin.