Blockchain is the key to fair distribution of wealth in the sharing economy

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Early sharing economy enthusiasts had a clear vision for the peer-to-peer marketplace: path towards sustainability, empowerment of individuals, and new job opportunities for the disadvantaged. However, the sharing economy’s giants such as Uber and Airbnb quickly overtook the marketplace, painting a vastly different picture. While they provide convenience and efficiency, there’s a price to pay: low wages and job insecurity. As a result, we’ve seen a number of workers across the globe take it to the streets to voice their dissatisfaction with unfair work practices. And these workers are not just talking the talk; they’ve also started walking it. A…

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Europe proposes taxing tech giants to ensure they pay ‘their fair share’

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The European Commission has proposed a plan to add a 3 percent tax on the revenues of digital tech companies like Google, Facebook, and Amazon in order to make sure that they pay “their fair share.”

The proposal is actually a two-part plan: the revenue tax is intended as an initial measure, with plans for more long-term reforms that would eventually tax digital companies based on where they make sales, not where their physical locations are.

The proposal notes that digital companies have become far more important in recent years: nine of the world’s top 20 companies by market cap are now digitally based, versus just one in 20 a decade ago. The proposal also claims that digital-based companies have an average effective tax rate roughly…

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‘Battlefront II’ will finally make in-game progression fair next week

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Electronic Arts' long, awkward nightmare over Star Wars Battlefront II's multiplayer progression might finally be over. With next week's patch, dubbed the "Progression" update, EA promises that Star Cards (power-ups) or any other item that impact gam…
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Indigo Fair raises $12M to connect wholesalers with smaller retail outlets with a smarter service

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 Max Rhodes was walking around that weird little parklet in Hayes Valley in San Francisco after taking a break from a five-year stint at Square to figure out what he wanted to do next — and he kept seeing Square registers everywhere. It was spotting them over and over again in smaller retail shops dotted throughout the city that made him think about the connections between the average… Read More
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Step Into the Future at the Worlds Fair Nano

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Imagine this…

All of your favorite Carl Sagan disciples and TED Talk hosts gather together to build an interactive theme park. This theme park allows you to step into the future by testing out the next wave of technological innovations before anyone else. No, it’s not a dream, it’s the Worlds Fair Nano, and it’s a very real thing. In fact, it’s a thing that you can actually buy tickets to, right now.

The two-day festival features a mix of talks (one talk is even by a “sentient robot”) art installations, musical performances, tech demos, and enough food trucks to keep you fueled all day long. If the concept sounds familiar, that’s because it’s spearheaded by Worlds Fair USA.

The 1964 New York City World’s Fair was an epic, year-long event that took over Flushing Meadows Park in Queens with over 140 different pavilions and was attended by over 80 different countries — 37 of which were hosts. For many attendees, the fair was their first opportunity to interact with the first computer technologies.

Fast forward to the 2017 nano fair, and attendees will have an opportunity to pilot drones, experience virtual reality, race electric skateboards, check out the world’s first flying cars, and demo hundreds of futuristic innovations.

Ultimately, the nano fair is an effort to bring attention and excitement back to the Worlds Fair. The creators of the nano fair hope to use the two-day Brooklyn-based festival to spark the enthusiasm needed to get the support to grow into a proper six-month-long event, eventually bringing it back to New York City for the first time since 1964.

Get lost in the future

Located in a glass-cased convention center, the future experience will be entirely immersive. Music and art installations will send attendees into stimulation overdrive in the best possible way. You will even get a chance to taste the future with Soylent — the real deal meal replacement from our Sci-Fi dreams.

The Brooklyn nano fair will open Saturday, September 16th at 10 a.m. and will close on Sunday September, 17th at 6 p.m. Ticket prices range between $ 45 and $ 350, offering accommodations ranging from general admission to VIP access.

If you snag yourself some VIP tickets, you will get to attend a special cocktail event where you will be able to meet the exhibitors, enter the fair an hour early (no lines!), and get a bunch of high-tech swag.

To check out the schedule, browse speakers, brands, participating partners, or to buy your early bird discounted tickets, check out their website. Support your future by supporting the Worlds Fair Nano.

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New England’s Danbury Fair Mall, CambridgeSide Galleria Apple Stores reopening July 8

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Apple a pair of north eastern U.S. Apple Stores reopening on July 8, with both the Danbury Fair Mall location in Conn. and the CambridgeSide Galleria store in Mass. showing off a new remodel that day.
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‘Fair Repair Act’ proposal in New York under fire by Apple lobbyists

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A bill currently on the table which would require electronics companies to sell replacement parts and service tools to the general public is being challenged by a lobbyist group being funded by Apple.
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