Monday , November 29 2021

Technology News

Mixnet maker Nym tops up with $13M led by a16z’s crypto fund

Switzerland-based privacy tech startup, Nym Technologies, which is trying to commercialize an old idea for privacy-centric infrastructure (mixnets) by combining it with buzzy crypto incentives, has closed $13 million in Series A investment from Andreessen Horowitz’s crypto-focused fund, following a $6M raise we covered back in the summer (also loosely …

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Twitter is rolling out its tipping feature to Android users

Twitter is rolling out its in-app tipping feature to all Android users above the age of 18, following the iOS launch in September. The social media giant says the “Tips” feature is geared toward users looking to get a little financial support from their followers through Cash App, Paypal, Venmo …

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What the Mini’s electric future looks like

The Mini, the diminutive and unexpectedly fun to drive car born out of the late 1950s fuel crisis in the UK, is undergoing another revolution. This time, it’s being driven by climate change and parent company BMW’s plan to go all electric by 2030. Mini isn’t new to battery electrics, …

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Best Black Friday home security deals: Nest, Ring, August and more

From video doorbells to smart locks — these are the best Black Friday home security deals so far. The holiday season is the perfect time to install home security cameras and video doorbells — especially since porch pirates can derail your delivery-dependent schedules. Plus, a smart lock or smart speaker …

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