Marvin Dumont is senior editor at Bitcoin.com and his byline has appeared on Forbes, Fox News and other outlets. He previously worked in M&A and holds MPA, BBA and BA degrees from the University of Texas at Austin. Contact: [email protected]

 

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This ICO Wants to Use Blockchain to Verify People’s Expertise

Can blockchain be leveraged to shed light on the truth? Plato, the ancient Greek philosopher, said that knowledge is what is true. But in modern times, truth is obfuscated by uninformed opinions, media bias and sales pitches disguised as advice. Knowledge.io will launch its…

Travel App HotelTonight Adds Capital One as Rewards Partner

If you’ve never heard of HotelTonight, prepare to keep reading more about it. The last-minute booking app, which is tabbed by Yahoo! as a top travel trend, is growing in popularity and profitability. Why? Because the app gives travelers discount rates and in-app concierge…

Shutterstock Goes Social as Google Retires Picasa

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In early May, Google retired Picasa, the popular photo editing tool that customizes images for mega-popular sites such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Picasa’s retirement comes six months after Shutterstock Editor was released in beta version for the selfie-obsessed public. Judging from Shutterstock’s actions,…

CreditWise Is the First App to Offer Free Credit Monitoring

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Earlier this month, Capital One became the first U.S. bank to offer free credit monitoring through a mobile app called CreditWise. The Virginia-based company launched the free app after the success of CreditTracker, a free credit tracking tool rolled out in 2014 exclusively for…

How Entrepreneurs Can Benefit From Business Intelligence

Much of the success of small and medium enterprises (SME) relies upon creating a system that is efficient and effective. Many entrepreneurs like to focus on sales and marketing, and some ignore optimizing their operations. However, business intelligence tools (BI) are changing the way…

Help Cure Cancer by Playing a Game

A clever gaming app called “Play To Cure: Genes in Space” is helping scientists with cancer research by having players analyze data from real patients.  The mobile app is a potential game-changer in that it uses gamers as crowdsourced labor in processing immense amounts…

What Entrepreneurs Should Prioritize When Building a Mobile Strategy

As small business owners reach out to acquire new customers, it’ll be increasingly important to optimize users’ experience on mobile. Consider the following truisms on the web: Conversion is impossible without traffic. And conversion is extremely difficult when you have a poorly designed site….