• Volocopter envisions ‘air taxi' stations that can handle 10,000 passengers a day

    5 monthes ago - By The Verge

    If you want to be taken seriously in the “flying car” business, you need a solid infrastructure plan. It's not enough to just have a cool-looking aircraft that can take off and land vertically. You also need a citywide system of landing pads, charging stations, and passenger loading and unloading areas. Uber is working on its own infrastructure plan , and now German startup Volocopter is ready to show off its own vision for a fully formed urban “air taxi” system, coming to a city near you.
    Today, the company unveiled its vision for a network of rooftop “Volo-ports” where up to 1,000...
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  • Twitter handles are big business, even if the owner doesn't want to sell

    Twitter handles are big business, even if the owner doesn't want to sell

    5 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    The perfect identity is a must-have accessory for big companies and brand-conscious celebrities - at any cost Everything has a price, even the top Twitter handles, and if somebody does not want to sell then they may be forced to relinquish their account. “We have a marketplace which allows the sale of Twitter handles,” says Philly, a subversive marketer who founded ForumKorner, an online gaming forum. “Unlike some websites, however, we do not allow the sales of stolen accounts that some people phish, or hack, to obtain before reselling them.”
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