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Down, The App Formerly Known As Bang With Friends, Relaunches On The iPhone

Down, The App Formerly Known As Bang With Friends, Relaunches On The iPhone | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Following a trademark dispute with Zynga, the team behind the hookup app Bang With Friends rebranded as Down, adjusted their approach, and launched on Android.
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There's An Electronic Currency That Could Save The Economy — And It's Not Bitcoin

There's An Electronic Currency That Could Save The Economy — And It's Not Bitcoin | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
The United States has been marred in slow economic growth and a weak recovery for years now. Unemployment remains high. This is despite extraordinary efforts by the Federal Reserve to stimulate the economy.
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Switzerland Prepares To Vote On An Incredibly Radical Plan To Fight Inequality

Switzerland Prepares To Vote On An Incredibly Radical Plan To Fight Inequality | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
On Sunday afternoon we will find out if Switzerland will go ahead with one of the most radical plans to fight inequality ever: Limiting the monthly pay of top executives to that of their lowest paid employees' yearly salary.
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VANGUARD: Investor Behavior Is The Same As It Ever Was

VANGUARD: Investor Behavior Is The Same As It Ever Was | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors.
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On How to Read a (Good) Map

On How to Read a (Good) Map | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
“Just as you shouldn’t trust everything you read or see on television, you should never blindly trust information just because it is on a map. All maps posit arguments. Maps present information about how something is.
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HUGH HENDRY: 'I Can No Longer Say I Am Bearish'

HUGH HENDRY: 'I Can No Longer Say I Am Bearish' | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Hugh Hendry of Eclectica is one of the more articulate and closely followed hedge fund managers in the world today.
Until today, he was also one of the more bearish managers too.
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Meet The Coder Who Dropped Out Of Art School To Sell These Clever Techie T-Shirts

Meet The Coder Who Dropped Out Of Art School To Sell These Clever Techie T-Shirts | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
If you're a fan of witty t-shirts, you might already be obsessed with Threadless, a site that combines e-commerce with community.
Here's how Threadless works: Absolutely anyone can submit a shirt design that features absolutely anything.
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Google's Logo Is An Addictive, Multi-Level Video Game To Celebrate The 50th Anniversary of 'Doctor Who'

Google's Logo Is An Addictive, Multi-Level Video Game To Celebrate The 50th Anniversary of 'Doctor Who' | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
"Doctor Who" was a science-fiction BBC TV show about a time-traveling humanoid alien.
Today is its 50th anniversary.
To celebrate that, Google has created an interactive, multi-level game.
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The Smart TV App Revolution Is Coming: Here's What You Need To Know

The Smart TV App Revolution Is Coming: Here's What You Need To Know | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
The app store phenomenon, centered on smartphones and tablets, has been the biggest story in software for the past five years.
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After 6 Different Business Models And $120 Million In Funding, This Adtech Startup Thinks It's Figured Out The Next Wave Of Search

After 6 Different Business Models And $120 Million In Funding, This Adtech Startup Thinks It's Figured Out The Next Wave Of Search | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Adchemy, the Foster City, Calif., adtech startup, sold its lead generation business to XL Marketing earlier this month. So we thought it was a good time to check in with Murthy Nukala, the company's founder and CEO, to see where Adchemy is going now.
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Evernote Is Telling Users To Change Their Passwords — And Blaming Adobe By Name

Evernote Is Telling Users To Change Their Passwords — And Blaming Adobe By Name | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Evernote is warning users of stolen passwords to change their passwords immediately thanks to a hack on Adobe.
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THE US 20: Twenty Huge Trends That Will Dominate America's Future

THE US 20: Twenty Huge Trends That Will Dominate America's Future | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
The 2013 list includes two new geographic centers of the American economy, evolving patterns of relationships, robots, and the changing energy landscape.
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How Banker Paradise Switzerland Became The Leader In Fighting Inequality

How Banker Paradise Switzerland Became The Leader In Fighting Inequality | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
There's something strange going on in Switzerland.
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The Market Doesn't Have To Be In A Bubble In Order For It To Be On The Precipice Of A Significant Decline

The Market Doesn't Have To Be In A Bubble In Order For It To Be On The Precipice Of A Significant Decline | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
We would ignore all of the talk on Wall Street and in the media about whether the stock market is in a bubble.  After all, that’s just a matter of semantics, and whatever we call it, the market is overvalued, overbought, and overly bullish at a...
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Americans Should Be Living Longer [CHARTS]

Americans Should Be Living Longer [CHARTS] | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
America has a very expensive health care system — the country spends almost twice as much per person on health care as similar nations.
That might be fine if the results were twice as good.
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Inside The Clever Hack That Fooled The AP And Caused The DOW To Drop 150 Points

Inside The Clever Hack That Fooled The AP And Caused The DOW To Drop 150 Points | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Back in April, agents of the Syrian Electronic Army took control of the Associated Press official Twitter account and punched out a single tweet.
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STOCKS RALLY TO RECORD HIGH: Here's What You Need To Know (DIA, SPY, QQQ)

STOCKS RALLY TO RECORD HIGH: Here's What You Need To Know (DIA, SPY, QQQ) | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Stocks closed at record highs.
First, the scoreboard: Dow: 16,064.7  (+54.7, 0.3%)
S&P 500: 1,804.7  (+8.9, 0.5%) Nasdaq: 3,991.6  (+22.5, 0.5%) And now the top stories: Overall, it was a pretty quiet day in the markets.
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Someone Just Transferred $148 Million Worth Of Bitcoin

Someone Just Transferred $148 Million Worth Of Bitcoin | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Someone just transacted $148 million worth of Bitcoin.
That's about 195,000 Bitcoins.
We say transacted because there is no way of knowing whether any money actually changed hands.
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A Startup In Los Angeles Want Founders To Ditch Their Stuffy Offices And Pay To Work Poolside Instead

A Startup In Los Angeles Want Founders To Ditch Their Stuffy Offices And Pay To Work Poolside Instead | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
There's a new "luxury" work space that wants entrepreneurs to get out of their homes and offices and code in enviable locations instead.
Poolsidepreneurs was founded in Los Angeles.
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Nokia, Once The World's Biggest Mobile-Phone Maker, Is Planning The Next Bounceback

Nokia, Once The World's Biggest Mobile-Phone Maker, Is Planning The Next Bounceback | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
SAMULI SIMOJOKI knew the outcome was a formality, but he still wanted his say, “not so much as a Nokia shareholder, but as a Finn.” Mr Simojoki, a lawyer from Helsinki, was one of the 3,200 who attended the company’s extraordinary general meeting...
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Sheryl Sandberg Wants Every Boss To Talk About Pregnancy

Sheryl Sandberg Wants Every Boss To Talk About Pregnancy | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Here's a startling statistic: women currently hold a mere 4.2 percent of Fortune 500 CEO positions and only 4.5 percent of Fortune 1000 CEO positions, according to research from Catalyst.
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This Rollerball Pen Uses Conductive Ink To Let You Draw Real Electronic Circuits Anywhere

This Rollerball Pen Uses Conductive Ink To Let You Draw Real Electronic Circuits Anywhere | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
For electronics students and hobbyist tinkerers, laying out a new electronic circuit can be a cumbersome task requiring ugly wires and breadboards.
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The Xbox One Launch Party In NYC Was Every Gamer's Dream

The Xbox One Launch Party In NYC Was Every Gamer's Dream | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Microsoft went all out for the reveal of the Xbox One.
It hosted two massive launch parties in both NYC and Los Angeles for fans who pre-ordered the consoles.
We headed over to the party at the Best Buy Theater in Times Square.
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The Future Of Mobile Development: HTML5 Vs. Native Apps [SLIDE DECK]

The Future Of Mobile Development: HTML5 Vs. Native Apps [SLIDE DECK] | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Will mobile Web apps ever go mainstream? ;
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