Blockchain startup Winding Tree could upend the travel industry

GUEST: The travel industry has been pretty stagnant for years. Yes, we’ve seen a number of travel startups emerge, but with a few major players controlling all the inventory (flights, hotel rooms, etc), there’s very little actual innovation going on. A number of blockchain startups are hoping to change that. Blockchains are, after all, about Read more about Blockchain startup Winding Tree could upend the travel industry[…]

To avoid copyright disaster, the future of game streaming is licensing

GUEST: We continue to sit on the edge of our seats watching the contests of League of Legends, Dota 2, and others on the big screen. But there’s a different contest to watch — online streaming platforms battling it out for the for most viewers and best streamers while also steering clear of critical damage Read more about To avoid copyright disaster, the future of game streaming is licensing[…]

Uber is still burning cash at a rate of $2 billion a year

ANALYSIS: The good news in Uber’s second-quarter financials: Revenue totaled $1.75 billion, more than double the figure from a year ago and up 17 percent from the first quarter. The bad news: A $645 million net loss, which declined only 14 percent from the year-ago loss. The ugly news: Cash on hand fell to $6.6 Read more about Uber is still burning cash at a rate of $2 billion a year[…]

Nintendo Minute is being added to the Switch news channel

Nintendo Minute is being added to the Nintendo Switch News Service for anyone with a Nintendo Account in the Americas. The video series features Nintendo of America’s Kit Ellis and Krysta Yang doing everything from unboxing products, interviewing developers, and taking each other on in gaming challenges. You can see them check out some gameplay Read more about Nintendo Minute is being added to the Switch news channel[…]

Contest: Be immortalized in Symmetry (and win a free copy, too!)

If you’re anything like me, you don’t have many buildings named after you. If you’re exactly like me, you don’t have any buildings named after you. You now have the chance to rectify that particular wrong! Our friends at Symmetry are sponsoring a contest for you, the plucky Dtoid readers, to get your very own weather station named Read more about Contest: Be immortalized in Symmetry (and win a free copy, too!)[…]