Indias Meesho, which enables social commerce via WhatsApp, raises $50M

Meesho, a Bangalore-based social commerce startup, has closed a $50 million investment to grow its business in its Indian homeland ahead of future international expansion. This Series C round means that Meesho, which graduated Y Combinator in 2016, has now raised three funding rounds in the past year. Its $3.4…

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50 Of The Most Disturbing, Stomach Churning Things That Have Happened On The Internet

January Nelson Updated November 2, 2018 0 Sometimes the internet is a scary place. Just ask these people from Ask Reddit.  1. I wound up chatting with someone online about the ethics of cannibalism. It was an engaging chat – he was intelligent and well-spoken, and I like to try and…

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UK health minister sets out tech-first vision for future care provision

The UK’s still fairly new in post minister for health, Matt Hancock, quickly made technology one of his stated priorities. And today he’s put more meat on the bones of his thinking, setting out a vision for transforming, root and branch, how the country’s National Health Service operates to accommodate…

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Inkys book recommendation app helps you find new reads

Amazon acquired social reading service Goodreads five years ago, squelching the life out of the competitive landscape, as minimal as it was. So it’s promising to see a new app appear with the goal of getting more people to move off of Goodreads for social book recommendations. That app is Inky,…

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UK report highlights changing gadget habits and our need for an online fix

A look back at the past decade of consumer technology use in the UK has shone a light on changing gadget habits, underlining how Brits have gone from being smartphone dabblers back in 2008 when a top-of-the-range smartphone cost ~£500 to true addicts in today’s £1k+ premium smartphone era. The…

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Can Silicon Valley workers rein in Big Tech from within? | Ben Tarnoff

In our undemocratic digital world, people have little power to shape the tools that affect their lives. But tech workers could change that An unprecedented wave of rank-and-file rebellion is sweeping Big Tech. At one company after another, employees are refusing to help the US government commit human rights abuses…

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Twitter rips awful Forbes take about replacing libraries with Amazon

Libraries are amazing and bad takes in Forbes are not.Image: Mark Lennihan/AP/REX/Shutterstock UPDATE: July 23, 2018, 1:48 p.m. EDT As of Monday afternoon, it appears as if the story has been pulled from Forbes without a note or any other reason. The story has also been removed from Mourdoukoutas’ author…

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Tesco says Carrefour tie-up will cut prices

Carrefour operates 12,300 stores across more than 30 countries, employing about 375,000 people worldwide. Last year, it had sales of €88.2bn (£78bn). The two have been talking for two years and, although no formal agreement has yet been signed, they said they were hoping to confirm a deal in the…

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This Man’s Amazon Alexa Is Extremely Creepy And It Needs To Be Killed With Fire

Amazon’s Alexa has come out with some pretty weird things since its release three years ago, but now it’s gone too far and needs to be killed with fire. Over the last year, it has freaked out some users by bursting into creepy demonic laughter with no warning whatsoever. –…

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Amazon Affiliate Profits #Free #VideoCourse

Amazon Affiliate Profits #Free #VideoCourse Are you ready to Become a Super Amazon Affiliate a lot faster? This is the next best thing to having an Amazon Affiliate expert right beside you, showing you how it’s done… Of course, hiring an Amazon Affiliate expert would easily set you back hundreds…

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