Month: October 2017

Twitter boycott splits protesters over voluntary silence

Users across Twitter are absenting themselves from Twitter today following the social media site’s banning of actress/director Rose McGowan. McGowan has been vocal on Twitter during the Harvey Weinstein rape scandal currently rocking the entertainment industry. She’s tweeted the names of several people who knew — or should have known — about Weinstein’s alleged attacks …

Giant robot fighting is finally here as America and Japan do battle

The US and Japan will square-off in robot combat this Tuesday in a battle to determine who builds a better battle bot. The event will be streamed live on Twitch and will feature two giant robots clashing head-to-head in melee combat. IT’S TIME FOR THE GIANT ROBOT DUEL! #GiantRobotDuel @Twitch pic.twitter.com/yULclspKOi — MegaBots Inc. (@MegaBots) …

Amazon rumor sends Bitcoin surging to record highs

Bitcoin yesterday reached a new all-time high as cryptocurrency insiders try to figure out why. According to several industry analysts the mere rumor of Amazon acceptance is partially responsible, with tales of China reversing its exchange ban providing further market optimism. Rumors that Amazon will accept Bitcoin are nothing new and we weren’t able to …

Apple’s inconsistent iPhone X design guides hint perfection is no longer priority

Around the same time Apple rolls out each new major release of iOS, the Cupertino company also distributes its detailed Human Interface Guidelines to help appmakers design and build software in a more efficient and intuitive manner. The documentation essentially outlines the best design practices for its mobile operating system, accompanied by numerous tips on how …

Eidoo’s unique app seeks to solve every issue In the crypto-wallet world

Jamie Dimon, head man at JP Morgan Chase, has a love/hate relationship with Bitcoin. Dimon’s vitriolic comments regarding Bitcoin went viral last month, as he called the cryptocurrency a ‘fraud’ and threatened to fire anyone caught trading it. On the surface, it would appear Dimon isn’t a big Bitcoin fan, but the crypto sphere lit …

Our upcoming conference in NYC offers real round-table intimacy with industry leaders

This year for TNW New York, we’re moving away from the traditional conference format. Instead of focusing on growing our New York event with more stages and complex production, this year we’ll be aiming for intimacy, making it easier for you to network with the right people. We’re inviting 1000 executive level attendees in the …