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Ridesharing App Founder Wants to Build a Blockchain "Uber"

Chen Weixing, founder of Chinese ride-hailing app Kuaidi Dache, is planning to build a blockchain-based application for ride-sharing......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMay 29th, 2018

Silicon Valley"s hottest VCs just gave this college dropout millions to build a blockchain company called "Dirt"

Dirt Protocol Blockchain startup Dirt Protocol just got $3 million from investors including General Catalyst, Greylock, Lightspeed, and Coinbase co-founder Fred Ehrsam. Dirt Protocol's goal is to .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 11th, 2018

Ethereum-Based Blockchain Betting Platform Augur Just Launched. Here’s Why It’s Not Married to Ether

Meet the "Uber for knowledge." Once tweeted as the “Uber for knowledge” by Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin, Augur,.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 9th, 2018

Ethereum-Based Blockchain Betting Platform Augur Just Launched. Here’s Why It’s Not Married to Either

Meet the "Uber for knowledge." Once tweeted as the “Uber for knowledge” by Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin, Augur,.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 9th, 2018

Thousands of scientists pledge not to help build killer AI robots

Co-founder of Google DeepMind and CEO of SpaceX amongst the 2,400 signatories of pledge to block lethal autonomous weapons.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 18th, 2018

Uber CEO believes profitability not critical to launching IPO

Uber Technologies Inc.’s Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi on Monday confirm that the ridesharing company’s initial public offering is likely to take place in 2019 as originally planned even if its profitability does not improve by then......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 16th, 2018

After Resignation of HR Chief, Yet Another Uber Exec Faces Allegations of Discriminatory Behavior - Gizmodo

GizmodoAfter Resignation of HR Chief, Yet Another Uber Exec Faces Allegations of Discriminatory BehaviorGizmodoEarlier this week, ridesharing giant Uber's Chief People Officer Liane Hornsey resigned under alleg.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJul 15th, 2018

Here"s how much millennials spend on Uber and Lyft in major US cities every month

Between Uber and Lyft, millennials are spending upwards of $100 a month on ridesharing services in some cities. Money managing app Empower surveyed 50,000 users across the US to determine how much millennials pay for Uber and Lyft per mont.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 14th, 2018

Tapping global blockchain, IoT opportunities: Q&A with OwlTing founder Darren Wang

Founded in 2010 as a Taiwan blockchain startup dedicated to e-commerce and blockchain services in global travel, food safety, social media platforms, and more, Owl.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJul 13th, 2018

Lyft takes the bikesharing battle to Uber after buying largest operator in US - Digital Trends

Digital TrendsLyft takes the bikesharing battle to Uber after buying largest operator in USDigital TrendsLyft and Uber may have started out with cars, but recent moves demonstrate the ridesharing firms' .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJul 3rd, 2018

Rent the Runway CEO: "Of course" Amazon is a threat

Rent the Runway co-founder and CEO Jennifer Hyman tells CNN's Poppy Harlow that she's "trying to build a game-changing consumer behavior that is bigger than Amazon.".....»»

Category: videoSource: cnnJun 29th, 2018

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Compares Blockchain Hype to Dot Com Bubble

He's long Bitcoin, but he's more lukewarm on blockchain. Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 27th, 2018

Alibaba’s Ant Financial Just Launched a Blockchain-based Remittance Service

As Bitcoin wanes Though Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma may think Bitcoin is in a bubble, the firm still believes in blockchain, the techno.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 26th, 2018

Colorado nonprofit and Uber partner to support electric car use

Uber Technologies Inc. is working with Austin officials on the city’s Smart Mobility Roadmap by bringing its electric-vehicle pilot program to town. Executives at the San Francisco-headquartered ridesharing business said last week that the Texas c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 25th, 2018

The founder of notorious failed startup Clinkle is reportedly coming back with a blockchain project

Clinkle Lucas Duplan, the founder of infamous failed startup Clinkle, is involved in a bl.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 22nd, 2018

Blockchain Takes On $6B Affiliate Market With Smart Contracts

Many publishers and content creators often try unsuccessfully to build businesses around the idea of affiliate marketing. Affi.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 21st, 2018

Can Research And Impact Initiatives Catalyze Blockchain Mainstreaming?

Article By David Drake, Founder and Chairman of LDJ Capital. Full bio at the bottom G.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJun 21st, 2018

A year later, what Uber has done to revamp its troubled image

A year after the ridesharing giant was tasked with revamping its embattled corporate culture, Uber is beginning to show progress. But is it enough? Bo Young Lee, Uber's first-ever diversity and inclusion officer, discusses its new workplace strategy......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 20th, 2018

How veteran journalists in Colorado are using the blockchain to build a news start-up

How veteran journalists in Colorado are using the blockchain to build a news start-up.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 20th, 2018

BitTorrent Sells For $140 Million To Blockchain Startup Tron

Justin Sun, the founder of blockchain-focused startup Tron, has purchased BitTorrent,.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 20th, 2018

Hey, why don"t you just GoFly yourself (Slideshow)

You don't have to be worth $56 billion like Google co-founder Larry Page or $62 billion like Uber Technologies Inc. to make the next flying car. More than 600 teams of innovators from 30 countries submitted their designs to a Boeing-sponsored comp.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 19th, 2018