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Ethereum price drops 20% after a pile of fake and old news reports

Ethereum has quickly recovered from a flash crash last week, in which the cryptocurrency went from the price of $317 to $0.10 in a few seconds.  But now, after several unsubstantiated — or just plain old — news reports over the weekend, Ethereum seems to be experiencing a real correction.  SEE ALSO: This ethereum-based project…

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‘One size fits all’ investing is limiting innovations in East Africa and India

GUEST: If you’ve been reading startup tech blogs and news outlets, you might think it’s an exciting time to be a fintech startup in East Africa and India. There are some notable exits coming out of India, like the 2016 acquisition of Citrus Pay by Naspers’ PayU for $130 million, one of the largest-ever acquisitions…

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The Artful Escape of Francis Vendetti: hands-on impressions

Annapurna Interactive ‘s The Artful Escape of Francis Bendetti was one of the oddball titles at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), the big game trade show in Los Angeles last week. It’s a music platform game where you play a budding musician named Francis Bendetti. It’s the day before his debut, and he is thinking…

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The unconventional way I choose my startup investments

GUEST: I recently retired after working for 40 years at publicly held companies where my fiduciary duty was to my shareholders. For those 40 years I was tasked with delivering the highest possible return to my investors, without engaging in anything illegal or unethical. While I balanced short-term results with long-term value creation considering my…

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This week in apps: L'Oréal's new UV patch, a cool raw photo editor, and the rest of the best

It’s possible that you couldn’t keep up with the wild world of app updates this week considering all the changes happening with Uber, including Travis Kalanick stepping down as CEO . If that’s the case, there’s no need to worry. We’ve got you covered. SEE ALSO: Why your iPhone photos look so bad Each week…

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These low energy smart bulbs can change color to match your mood

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. If you’re still using regular incandescent light bulbs, you’ve been left in the dark. Traditional bulbs waste more electricity, burn out in months, and offer little variation in the type of light they provide. Kasa LED Low Energy Bluetooth…