Sex, the final frontier: Cindy Gallop raises $2M from mysterious investor for social sex tech

“Everything’s a battle,” Cindy Gallop sighs, although ti’s clear she relishes those battles. What she means is that the entire Internet has long been divided into two separate, walled fiefdoms: one labelled “pornography,” the other marked with those three dread words “no adult content.” The territory between those two worlds, which she is trying… Read More …read more Source:: TechCrunch

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I had an Apple store experience from hell — and it’s clear there are larger problems with Apple’s retail presence (AAPL)

I got my screen repaired by Apple, and my phone bricked the next day. I visited the Apple store four times in a week, and each time was chaotic and disorganized. It all started because I was running late. While rushing up the subway steps one evening, phone in hand, I tripped. My iPhone 6s broke my fall — and I, in turn, broke my iPhone. Miraculously, the phone itself was fine. The insides still worked, but the screen was hideously cracked. Jagged scars ran upward from the bottom right corner, and the bottom bezel on the right side was shattered. Still, it was functional, and spending $150 on a… Read More

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The founder of litecoin, a cryptocurrency that has gained 650% in 7 months, told us he’s worried about all the scams in the nascent market

Litecoin founder Charlie Lee shared his thoughts on the cryptocurrency space in an interview with Business Insider. He said he has faith in the future of bitcoin, but believes its success depends on the help of technologies like Lightning Network, or alternative coins like litecoin, to make payment processing faster and less expensive. He said bank speculation and mainstream investors aren’t a bad thing — it’s a sign that cryptocurrencies are being taken seriously. Lee also shared his concerns that scam artists could take advantage of investors by talking up new coins. When Charlie Lee first founded litecoin in 2011, cryptocurrencies were a whole different ball game. Bitcoin, the first… Read More

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Ein 28-Jähriger macht mit einer simplen Strategie einen Millionen-Umsatz mit Amazon-Verkäufen

Amazon ist nach wie vor einer der beliebtesten Online-Marktplätze der Welt und gerade in westlichen Ländern für viele Nutzer die erste Anlaufstelle, wenn sie etwas im Internet kaufen wollen. Diesen Umstand macht sich Ryan Grant zunutze und setzt mit seinem Unternehmen Millionen bei Amazon um, wie er dem Reporter Zack Guzman von CNBC in einem ausführlichen Interview erklärt. Aus Unzufriedenheit wurde er zum Gründer Ryan Grant war in einem Job gefangen, den er nicht mochte. Seine Arbeit als Buchhalter in Minneapolis machte ihm keinen Spaß mehr und so begab er sich auf die Suche nach anderen Möglichkeiten, um Geld zu verdienen. Schon als Student hatte er nebenbei etwas dazuverdient, indem… Read More

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