Abandoned Apps, Startup Visas & More Reading List Highlights

5 hand-picked articles from across the Startup Digest Reading Lists. Sign up to receive great weekly content on various topics from expert curators.


1. Live-streaming in China

By Khaled “Tito” Hamze – TechCrunch

Digest: China Tech

Curators: Xu Tao, Edith Yeung

Live-streaming apps like Huajiao and Inke are very popular in China. But making money live-streaming your daily life to viewers? Why are so many people watching and why are they paying? Read More

More from this reading list: http://eepurl.com/cd7zCr


2. Apple is going to remove abandoned apps from the App Store

By Romain Dillet – TechCrunch

Digest: Mobile

Curator: Edith Yeung

Apple will start reviewing old apps on September 7. Apps that crash on launch will be removed immediately. Other apps will get a notice from Apple first. And if you don’t update over the next 30 days, your app will be removed — you’ll be able to submit your app again though. Read More

More from this reading list: http://eepurl.com/cd7kij


3. A Startup Visa – The International Entrepreneurs Rule – Form I-941

By Brad Feld – FeldThoughts

Digest: Angel Investor

Curator: Berg Moe

On Friday, the USCIS proposed The International Entrepreneurs Rule. While this is a proposal subject to a public comment period, I expect it will go into effect in about 45 days. We finally will have a startup visa! Read More

More from this reading list: http://eepurl.com/cd6Pof


4. Uber Debuts Amazon Prime-Style Ride Service To Lock In Users

By Brian Solomon – Forbes

Digest: Product

Curators: Sophie-Charlotte Moatti, Reza Ladchartabi

Uber’s new plan to encourage customer loyalty borrows a bit from Amazon’s ultra-successful Prime subscription: have riders pay up front for a month of extremely cheap rides. Read More

More from this reading list: http://eepurl.com/cd5KQ5


5. Egyptian Mummy’s Face Recreated with 3D Printing

By Richa Malhotra – livescience.com

Digest: 3D Printing

Curator: Dilanka

An Egyptian mummy’s head and face have been reconstructed with forensic science and 3D printing, offering scientists a tantalizing glimpse of the individual’s life and death. Interesting. Read More

More from this reading list: http://eepurl.com/cd3F3f


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