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Regierung beraubt Arbeitgeber ihrer unternehmerischen Freiheit

Mit der Einführung der sogenannten Brückenteilzeit schafft die Bundesregierung mehr Flexibilität bei der Arbeitszeit – jedoch ausschließlich zugunsten der Arbeitnehmer. Arbeitgebern wird ein großes Stück ihrer Flexibilität genommen.
2018-06-19

Das kann Leicas neue Edel-Kompaktkamera C-Lux

Wer eine Leica kaufen will, muss meist tief in die Tasche greifen. Die Leica C-Lux gibt es dagegen schon zum relativ niedrigen Preis. Allerdings stammt viel Technik von einem anderen Hersteller.
2018-06-20

GoFundMe now allows team fundraising, where multiple people collaborate to raise money

GoFundMe, the popular service for raising money for causes with some $5 billion raised to date, is expanding its platform to serve more community efforts: today the company is launching GoFundMe Team Fundraising, which lets groups of people collectively raise money for a single effort. The idea is that it will make it possible for […]
2018-06-20

Crown, a new app from Tinder’s parent company, turns dating into a game

If you’re already resentful of online dating culture and how it turned finding companionship into a game, you may not be quite ready for this: Crown, a new dating app that actually turns getting matches into a game. Crown is the latest project to launch from Match Group, the operator of a number of dating […]
2018-06-15

Instagram hits 1 billion monthly users, up from 800M in September

Instagram’s meteoric rise continues, dwarfing the stagnant growth rates of Snapchat and Facebook. Today Instagram announced that it has reached 1 billion monthly active users, after passing 800 million in September 2017 with 500 million daily users. That massive audience could be a powerful draw for IGTV, the longer-form video hub it’s launching for creators […]
2018-06-20

„Wir brauchen Zucker so wenig wie Zigaretten“

Jeder Deutsche nimmt täglich um ein Vielfaches mehr Zucker zu sich als empfohlen. Eine der renommiertesten deutschen Ernährungsexpertinnen erklärt, welch fatalen Kreislauf das auslösen kann – und warum die Symptome lange unbemerkt bleiben.
2018-06-20

Kenya to Welcome Blockchain-Based Community Currencies

Grassroots Economics, a non-profit organization that develops and implements community currency programs in Africa, will utilize the Bancor Protocol to expand its existing paper currency system into a blockchain-based network, the foundation announced on Monday. The initiative will seek to launch a network of blockchain-based community currencies in Kenya, facilitating local and regional commerce and […] The post Kenya to Welcome Blockchain-Based Community Currencies appeared first on Coinjournal.
2018-06-18

Diversify With eToro’s Upgraded Stocks Offer

For the numerous cryptocurrency traders looking to diversify their portfolios – especially given the recent volatility of the markets – the new stocks offering from pioneering global investment platform eToro is well worth considering. As of mid-June, eToro users can hold their own cryptos, stocks, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), and thousands of other financial assets in […] The post Diversify With eToro’s Upgraded Stocks Offer appeared first on Coinjournal.
2018-06-18

Securities: Ethereum, ICOs & Traditional Financial Regulatory Framework

In what continues to be a fascinating journey, the legislative process is slowly but surely being applied to cryptocurrencies, with the US regulatory authorities extending what appears to be a reasonably well thought out and measured approach to engaging with the emerging crypto-asset space, in particular with regards to the application of securities legislation to […] The post Securities: Ethereum, ICOs & Traditional Financial Regulatory Framework appeared first on Coinjournal.
2018-06-20

Deeply dippy

Dippy the diplodocus is proving a huge draw on its UK-wide tour. Why are some people so fascinated with dinosaurs?
2018-06-21

Bet money on yourself with Proveit, the 1-vs-1 trivia app

Pick a category, wager a few dollars and double your money in 60 seconds if you’re smarter and faster than your opponent. Proveit offers a fresh take on trivia and game show apps by letting you win or lose cash on quick 10-question, multiple choice quizzes. Sick of waiting to battle a million people on HQ […]
2018-06-18

Facebook launches Brand Collabs search engine for sponsoring creators

Facebook wants to help connect brands to creators so they can work out sponsored content and product placement deals, even if it won’t be taking a cut. Confirming our scoop from May, Facebook today launched its Brand Collabs Manager. It’s a search engine that brands can use to browse different web celebrities based on the […]
2018-06-19

Facebook tests ‘subscription Groups’ that charge for exclusive content

Facebook is starting to let Group admins charge $4.99 to $29.99 per month for access to special sub-Groups full of exclusive posts. A hand-picked array of parenting, cooking and “organize my home” Groups will be the first to get the chance to spawn a subscription Group open to their members. During the test, Facebook won’t be […]
2018-06-20

Instagram hits 1 billion monthly users, up from 800M in September

Instagram’s meteoric rise continues, dwarfing the stagnant growth rates of Snapchat and Facebook. Today Instagram announced that it has reached 1 billion monthly active users, after passing 800 million in September 2017 with 500 million daily users. That massive audience could be a powerful draw for IGTV, the longer-form video hub it’s launching for creators […]
2018-06-20

Bet money on yourself with Proveit, the 1-vs-1 trivia app

Pick a category, wager a few dollars and double your money in 60 seconds if you’re smarter and faster than your opponent. Proveit offers a fresh take on trivia and game show apps by letting you win or lose cash on quick 10-question, multiple choice quizzes. Sick of waiting to battle a million people on HQ […]
2018-06-18

Gmail proves that some people hate smart suggestions

Gmail has recently introduced a brand new redesign. While you can disable or ignore most of the new features, Gmail has started resurfacing old unanswered emails with a suggestion that you should reply. And this is what it looks like: The orange text immediately grabs your attention. By bumping the email thread to the top […]
2018-06-15

Dutch Queen pays tribute to dead sister

Queen Máxima of the Netherlands has spoken in public for the first time of the loss of her younger sister, Inés Zorreguieta, who died this month.
2018-06-19

Drei Minister sind nur Mittelmaß

Die Bundesregierung hat ihre ersten 100 Tage hinter sich gebracht. Die Reporter der WELT-Wirtschaftsredaktion haben die Leistungen der Minister unter die Lupe genommen, die für die deutsche Wirtschaft eine Rolle spielen.
2018-06-21

Instagram launches IGTV app for creators, 1-hour video uploads

Instagram is ready to compete head-on with YouTube. Today at a flashy event in San Francisco, the company announced it will begin allowing users to upload videos up to one hour in length, up from the previous one-minute limit. And to house the new longer-form videos from content creators and the general public, Instagram is […]
2018-06-20

Crown, a new app from Tinder’s parent company, turns dating into a game

If you’re already resentful of online dating culture and how it turned finding companionship into a game, you may not be quite ready for this: Crown, a new dating app that actually turns getting matches into a game. Crown is the latest project to launch from Match Group, the operator of a number of dating […]
2018-06-15

Facebook demands advertisers have consent for email/phone targeting

Facebook is hoping to avoid another privacy scandal by adding new accountability and transparency requirements for businesses that use its Custom Audiences too to target you with ads based on your email address or phone number. Starting July 2nd, advertisers will have to declare whether contact info uploaded for ad targeting was collected with proper […]
2018-06-13

Facebook’s longtime head of policy and comms steps down

A prominent figure that helped shape Facebook public perception over the course of the last decade is on the way out. In a Facebook post today, Elliot Schrage, vice president of communications and public policy, announced his departure. Schrage joined the company in 2008 after leaving his position in the same role at Google. He […]
2018-06-14

Deeply dippy

Dippy the diplodocus is proving a huge draw on its UK-wide tour. Why are some people so fascinated with dinosaurs?
2018-06-21