WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is now an Ecuadorian citizen

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is stateless no more. On Thursday, Ecuador revealed that it had extended citizenship to Assange, a controversial figure who moved into London’s Ecuadorian embassy to evade extradition to Sweden back in 2012. Assange alluded to the citizenship status with a Twitter post depicting him in an

YouTube dumps Logan Paul from top ad platform and cancels movie

Vine star tuend YouTuber Logan Paul.Image: Getty Images Portrait After a flurry of backlash, YouTube has finally taken action against disgraced vlogger Logan Paul. The company announced on Wednesday that it will remove Logan Paul’s YouTube channel from Google’s preferred ad program, which means less ad money in Paul’s pocket

H-1B visa extensions for workers waiting on green cards are safe for now

The Trump administration appears to be creating distance between itself and rumors that it might end the practice of extending H-1B visas during the green card application process. The rumored change would have a large impact on foreign tech workers in the U.S., but the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services

Germanys Smava raises $65M to expand its consumer loan portal

While Google dominates the world when it comes to search, portals for those looking for products and services in specific niches continue to have a place in our online world. In one of the latest developments, Smava, a German startup that has built a marketplace/portal for people to search for

Ripple, a Tinder spinoff backed by Match, launches app for professional networking

A team of former Tinder employees, led by Tinder’s original CTO Ryan Ogle, are today launching a new app aimed at professional networking. The app, called Ripple, aims to be a sort of mobile-first alternative to LinkedIn that addresses some of the problems common to the aging, now Microsoft-owned business

The 5 Types Of Narcissists Youll Meet On Tinder

Gabriel Baker Online dating is a bit of a hunting ground for narcissists, but perhaps no dating app attracts more narcissists than one focused solely on instant gratification – Tinder. Here are the five types of narcissists you’re likely to encounter on this popular dating app (and of course, off

The cryptocurrency bubble is strangling innovation

Sure, fine, maybe it’s a bubble. OK it’s definitely a bubble, but that’s a good thing, a bubble brings attention and investment in infrastructure, which breeds real innovation. Right? Look at the dot-com boom. A lot of people lost a whole lot of paper money, but it brought us a

SpaceX successfully launches top-secret Zuma spacecraft

SpaceX has successfully launched its first mission of 2018, after capping a record year last year in 2017 with 18 total launches. The first launch this year carried a special payload – Zuma, a secretive spacecraft commissioned by the U.S. government for an undisclosed mission. SpaceX launched Zuma from its

Narcissists Dont Always Suffer From Low Self-Esteem Malignant Ones Are Just Entitled

Drew Wilson It’s a common response I receive when I write articles about narcissists, even malignant narcissists who lack not only empathy but also remorse. “People like that just have low self-esteem!” is the popular claim. We coddle even the most abusive narcissists in our society by perpetuating this myth

Robomart is the latest startup to try and unseat the local convenience store

Customers would license the platform, vehicle and all, on a 24 month lease. “It’s significantly cheaper than setting up a new store,” Ahmed said. “And customers can shop for goods without pre-ordering.” Interiors come equipped with either a refrigeration or heating system, and Ahmed says he’s talked to wholesalers about