Mark Cuban’s new blockchain-based messaging platform

This week Mark Cuban unveiled the Mercury Protocol, an open-source messaging platform built on the Ethereum blockchain. The goals of the Mercury Protocol are to enable sending messages across multiple platforms, increase user engagement through rewards, and protect user privacy by getting rid of the need for ad servers that collect and store user information. […] Continue reading.

Lyft customer acquisition costs decrease as Uber stumbles.

As Uber’s legal and public relations problems increase, Lyft has to spend less and less money acquiring customers. Uber has had many public relations disasters in the past year. Their CEO was ousted amid allegations of company-wide sexual harassment problems, and their ongoing search for a new CEO is fraught with drama. They are also […] Continue reading.