Category: online

Online Trolls Mock President Over Death of Brother, Robert Trump
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Online Trolls Mock President Over Death of Brother, Robert Trump

Online trolls lost no time in mocking President Donald Trump in response to news that his younger brother, Robert Trump, died Saturday. “He was not just my brother, he was my best friend,” Trump said in a statement. “He will be greatly missed, but we will meet again.” “Almost immediately after, tweets calling for the president’s death…

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M17 sells its online dating assets to focus on live streaming
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M17 sells its online dating assets to focus on live streaming

M17 Entertainment announced today that it has sold its online dating assets to focus on its core live streaming business in Asia and other markets. Paktor Pte, which operates Paktor dating app and other services, was acquired by Kollective Ventures, a venture capital advisory firm. The value of the deal was undisclosed. In its announcement,…

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Where to shop online that isn’t Amazon, Target or Walmart
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Where to shop online that isn’t Amazon, Target or Walmart

As shutdown orders extend indefinitely, online shopping has become a lifeline for people forced to avoid the outside world. Often times opting to shop with a mega corporation like Amazon, Walmart or Target is the path of least resistance, but there are plenty of reasons to patronize an alternative. There are the ethical questions currently…

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Vietnamese online pharmaceutical marketplace BuyMed raises $2.5 million
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Vietnamese online pharmaceutical marketplace BuyMed raises $2.5 million

BuyMed, a Vietnamese startup that wants to fix Southeast Asia’s complex pharmaceutical distribution networks, announced today it has raised $2.5 million in pre-Series A funding. Investors include Sequoia Capital India’s Surge early-stage accelerator program, and Genesia Ventures. Returning investor Cocoon Capital also participated. Founded in 2018, BuyMed operates Thuocsi.vn, a pharmaceutical distribution platform in Vietnam.…

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We must consider secure online voting
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We must consider secure online voting

Amelia Powers-Gardner Contributor Amelia Powers-Gardner is county clerk of Utah County in Utah and was sworn into office in January 2019. Chris Walker is county clerk of Jackson County in Oregon. First appointed in 2008, Chris was re-elected in 2010 and 2014. The list of states delaying primaries and elections is quickly increasing, with New…

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Notarize to add 1,000 online notaries to address demand for remote transactions
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Notarize to add 1,000 online notaries to address demand for remote transactions

Notarize, the platform that enables digital notarizations, announced that it is adding 1,000 notaries to address demand as more Americans are ordered to shelter in place because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but still need to sign important documents. The startup is partnering with the National Notary Association to verify notaries have been screened and have…

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This Week in Apps: WWDC goes online, coronavirus leads to more cancellations, sneaky spy apps exposed
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This Week in Apps: WWDC goes online, coronavirus leads to more cancellations, sneaky spy apps exposed

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all. The app industry is as hot as ever, with a record 204 billion downloads in 2019 and $120 billion in consumer spending in 2019, according to App Annie’s recently…

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