Why Rocket Internet’s new beauty marketplace Vaniday is launching first in Brazil

Mar 29

German startup builder Rocket Internet is unveiling Vaniday, a beauty and wellness services marketplace. It is launching in Brazil today, with plans for fast international expansion. Vaniday will showcase personal services providers such as hairdressers, makeup and nail artists, beauticians, tattoo artists and massage therapists. The marketplace will first be...

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A brief history of bitcoin – and where it’s going next

Mar 29

Nathan Jessop is an analyst at Elliptic, a full-service Bitcoin custodian for investment funds and trading houses. Since 2008, bitcoin adoption has been influenced by a diverse range of factors that have made it one of the most volatile currencies in the world. Yet, despite such volatility, more than 100,000 bitcoin transactions are taking place per day and the...

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Week 13 in review: bezelless Oppo and launches in India

Mar 29

Another week passed and it is one again time to look back and see what excited the mobile world during the past few days. Oppo has been generating a lot of attention with its new bezelless screen technology. It started up slow with a leaked schematic of the new technology and, what is essentially an optical illusion looked like a really good way to have an...

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The Top 10 trending phones of week 13

Mar 29

The Samsung Galaxy S6 is on top of our weekly trending phones chart yet again, and leads by a country mile. A good 100k hits per day behind, the affordable and hugely popular Galaxy Grand Prime takes the second, inches ahead of another offering by the Korean giant, the Galaxy A7. The Top 10 trending phones chart is a recap list of the devices that gathered the most...

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