Fools and their crypto

 I believe that the token sale economy will drive the next startup revolution. Just as sites like TechCrunch, organizations like Y Combinator and the men in Dockers and fleece sweaters who populate Sand Hill Road defined (and still define) the last startup revolution, crypto will define the next one. But, as it stands, we cannot ...

Red Hat acquires CoreOS for $250 million in Kubernetes expansion

 Red Hat, a company best known for its enterprise Linux products, has been making a big play for Kubernetes and containerization in recent years with its OpenShift Kubernetes product. Today the company decided to expand on that by acquiring CoreOS, a container management startup, for $250 million. Read More Source: TechCrunch

TimeFlip is a time-tracking gadget simple enough that I might actually use it

 If you’re like me, and I’m going to assume you are for the purposes of this post, you like the idea of time tracking, but generally it’s a bit too fiddly or complicated. TimeFlip is a super-simple gadget that lets you easily track how much time you spend on different activities just by flipping it ...

Amazon is experimenting with its own QR code style ‘SmileCodes’

 QR code style markers — those lil’ barcode-looking boxes you’ll see on ads from time to time, meant to be scanned with your phone to launch some website or app — have yet to really find their footing in the U.S. But that’s not going to keep Amazon from taking a stab at it. Amazon ...

'The Call' ('La Llamada'): Film Review

'The Call' ('La Llamada'): Film Review
Nominated for five Goya Awards, Javier Ambrossi and Javier Calvo’s ‘The Call’ is the hugely popular screen adaptation of their cult musical comedy about two teen rebels in a religious camp. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Reviews

Imverse’s groundbreaking mixed reality renders you inside VR

 What if you could look down and see your actual arms and legs inside VR, or look at other real-world people or objects as if you weren’t wearing a headset? Imverse’s team spent five years building this incredible technology at universities in Switzerland and Spain. Now its real-time mixed reality engine is ready for public ...

'The Long Dumb Road': Film Review | Sundance 2018

'The Long Dumb Road': Film Review | Sundance 2018
Hannah Fidell’s road movie ‘The Long Dumb Road’ pairs Tony Revolori with reliable loose-cannon Jason Mantzoukas. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Reviews

Getting to the root of the revenue multiple

 Valuation concerns are top of mind for many investors. For those in tech investing, this concern is perhaps most acute, given the generally high multiples assigned to the sector. There are good articles addressing how revenue multiples have moved over time or why this methodology even came to be, but I’m still curious as to ...

CVS, other health stocks down upon Amazon, JPMorgan, Berkshire healthcare co news

 Investors panicked this morning upon the news Amazon, JPMorgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway were teaming up to launch a health insurance company for their U.S. employees. Healthcare is one of the biggest operating costs for Fortune 500 companies, and the three iconic companies have joined forces to build a new health insurance company for all ...

You can now use Alexa to send SMS messages

 Amazon announced today it’s launching a new messaging feature for Alexa devices in the U.S. that will allow you to send texts – yes, SMS messages – to your friends and other contacts using your voice. Customers can now ask Alexa to send a message to a specific contact, and Alexa will figure out how to ...