Airbnb now lets users pay less up front for bookings

 Airbnb has today announced a new feature that will help users manage their payments on the platform. The feature, aptly albeit unimaginatively named Pay Less Up Front, lets users pay for a part of their trip upon booking and the rest near the time of check-in. Before now, Airbnb users had to pay 100 percent ...

AngelList launches Syndicates in India

 AngelList has expanded its syndicates program to India in the latest overseas move for the US crowdfunding platform. The launch comes some 18 months after we reported that AngelList had hired Utsav Somani to launch the service and develop its business generally in India, where it also offers its hiring product. Syndicates was launched in the ...

Twitter hits back again at claims that its employees monitor direct messages

 Twitter is pushing back against claims made by conservative activist group Project Veritas that its employees monitor private user data, including direct messages. In a statement to BuzzFeed News, a Twitter representative said “we do not proactively review DMs. Period. A limited number of employees have access to such information, for legitimate work purposes, and ...

Startup events platform Tech.co acquired by digital marketing firm MVF

 Tech.co, an online platform and events organizer for startups, announced today that it has been acquired by digital marketing firm MVF. The deal’s terms were undisclosed. Read More Source: TechCrunch

'On Borrowed Time': Film Review | Palm Springs 2018

'On Borrowed Time': Film Review | Palm Springs 2018
‘On Borrowed Time,’ a Palm Springs world premiere from the United Arab Emirates, features a quartet of grumpy old men looking for liberation from their retirement home. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Reviews

IndyCar’s Dixon deserves F1 chance – Chilton | F1 Fanatic Round-up

In the round-up: Multiple IndyCar champion Dixon deserves F1 chance – Chilton • Take Ferrari quit threat seriously, Isola warns • Perez eyeing 2019 driver market Source: F1 Fanatic

Williams F1 team announcement

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Apple’s MacBook Air turns 10

 Ten years ago today, Steve Jobs triumphantly held up a manilla interoffice mail envelope to a round of applause at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. It was a silly gimmick, but it got the point across. A year after introducing the Macworld crowd to the iPhone, the company was about to add another ...

The best gadgets we saw at CES 2018

 Another CES is in the books. The country’s biggest consumer electronics show featured some 3,900 exhibitors spread out over 2.75 million square feet, making it the largest floor in the show’s history, according to the CTA. Our bodies and brains are exhausted from all the new gadgets, but before we cast off the show for ...

Inside Telegram’s ambitious $1.2B ICO to create the next Ethereum

 We have even more information about messaging app Telegram’s plans for cashing in on its popularity within the crypto community with the massive ICO for its proposed Telegram Open Network (TON) project (that we first reported), after obtaining the whitepaper and investor prospectuses in full. From the documents, it is clear that Telegram isn’t content with ...