New year, new tax requirements. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is cracking down on payments received through third-party apps like Venmo, PayPal and Cash App to ensure those using these networks are paying their fair share of taxes. These platforms, coincidentally, also allow crypto purchases. "The Hash" crew discusses the issues of regulation, consumer privacy and impact on small businesses.
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Desperate to buy a home that's just outside of your budget? Consider SLASHD -- the new home buying app that dispatches Ghostface from "Scream" to commit a gruesome murder subequently plummeting the value. And it's the go-to app for "Selling Sunset" real estate agent and expert Chrishell Stause to help her clients land their dream home!
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Newborn Town, a little-known mainland Chinese company focused on social apps for markets outside China, wants to help people hook up in the metaverse. After launching beta testing last November, the Hong Kong-listed company released more details on Thursday about a feature called Meta Town, that will be incorporated into its dating app Yumy. The app has had over 30 million worldwide downloads since launching in early 2021, with some of the best performing markets being Egypt, United Arab Emirate
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How a 23-year-old Hongkonger is bringing NFTs to physical fashion to woo Millennial and Gen Z gamers
Nick Lau, a 23-year-old Hongkonger, grew up finding himself on the periphery of his immediate social circles - at Harrow, a traditional English boarding school, he took photography classes and started a skatewear brand; at New York-based Parsons School of Design, he co-owned a 300-square-feet electronics store. Lau is now trying to use these experiences to launch a new, immersive platform in his home city selling non-fungible tokens (NFTs), the unique code stored on a blockchain that allows digi
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Thanks to the meme-stock mania that took over the market last year, Dogecoin (CRYPTO: DOGE) was a star. The popular token, created as a fun competitor to Bitcoin (CRYPTO: BTC), skyrocketed almost 12,000% from the start of 2021 to its all-time high on May 8. Since then, however, Dogecoin has lost more than 70% of its value.
A new app called Weavit wants to be a "Shazam for your thoughts" -- that is, it wants to offer people a different way to quickly capture their thoughts in a note-taking tool with the press of a button, which are then matched to other content in a broader knowledge base. Currently, Weavit can link your notes to your contacts, meetings, topics and other weblinks, allowing you to jot down your ideas and other inspiration without having to try to first organize those thoughts in some more structured way. "Every thought that we have in our mind, sometimes, is completely unstructured and simply does not fit within an existing note that we have," explains Weavit co-founder Komal Narwani.
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Here's why the pandemic-era fitness boom is here to stay.
TechCrunch: As a developer for hire, how involved do you get when helping clients validate ideas before they bring their apps to market? Gina Lupu Florian: Our clients often choose us as their sole product and technical partner for their project, which means that we are highly involved in helping them with idea validation.