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Wantering Acquires StyledOn, Creates Network of Style Bloggers


On Thursday Wantering, a platform for discovering and purchasing clothing from ecommerce stores, launched an invite only network. Wantering Insider Network, or WIN, is a community of style bloggers, and the launch comes alongside Wantering’s acquisition of StyledOn – an established social shopping community and blogger network. The purpose of WIN is to answer some… Read more »

World’s First Bitcoin ATM Goes Live

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On October 30, Robocoin announced that their first ever Bitcoin ATM went live in Vancouver and hosted 81 transactions during its debut. Beyond Robocoin, this was the world’s first Bitcoin ATM to ever go live. The Waves Coffee House allowed customers to exchange cash for digital currency, or vice versa, for the first time ever…. Read more »

Tapstream Launches App Banners to Remedy Dropping CPM Rates


As more web users go mobile, publishers are suffering declining CPMs. Even though mobile is becoming a larger piece of the web traffic pie, advertisers just don’t seem to be interested in paying full freight for an impression on a mobile browser. “Web publishers today are having a hard time monetizing their ever-growing mobile visitors,… Read more »

Kibooco: How to Think Like a 5-Year-Old


If you were designing an “undo” button for a 5-year-old, who can’t read, what would it look like? The traditional back arrow makes just about zero sense to a young kid. The team at Kibooco, an app that helps kids create their own story books, spent literally hours pondering this question. They came up with… Read more »