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First look at Instagram’s self-policing Time Well Spent tool

Are you Overgramming? Instagram is stepping up to help you manage overuse rather than leaving it to iOS and Android’s new screen time dashboards. After TechCrunch first reported Instagram was prototyping a Usage Insights feature last month, the Facebook sub-company’s CEO Kevin Systrom confirmed its forthcoming launch. Tweeting our article, Systrom wrote, “It’s true . . […]
2018-06-16

Crown, a new app from Tinder’s parent company, turns dating into a game

If you’re already resentful of online dating culture and how it turned finding companionship into a game, you may not be quite ready for this: Crown, a new dating app that actually turns getting matches into a game. Crown is the latest project to launch from Match Group, the operator of a number of dating […]
2018-06-15

Facebook launches Brand Collabs search engine for sponsoring creators

Facebook wants to help connect brands to creators so they can work out sponsored content and product placement deals, even if it won’t be taking a cut. Confirming our scoop from May, Facebook today launched its Brand Collabs Manager. It’s a search engine that brands can use to browse different web celebrities based on the […]
2018-06-19

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Shopin ICO-Syndicate Hacks Shows Danger Of Trust

Large scale thefts usually involve an exchange or a bug in a smart contract. While individual hacks are common, they don’t tend to make news because, by their nature, they only affect one person. But one alleged hack of an individual is affecting an entire ICO, its participants and it has shed some light on […]

The post Shopin ICO-Syndicate Hacks Shows Danger Of Trust appeared first on Coinjournal.


2018-06-22

Blockathon Challenge Kicks Off in Brussels to Build Anti-Counterfeit Blockchain Solution for the EU

On Friday, 11 teams joined the 2018 EU Blockathon Challenge in Brussels for 48 hours of coding and co-creation. The hackathon, an initiative by the European Commission (EC) and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), seeks to build the next level anti-counterfeiting infrastructure for the European Union (EU) powered by blockchain technology. The 11 […]

The post Blockathon Challenge Kicks Off in Brussels to Build Anti-Counterfeit Blockchain Solution for the EU appeared first on Coinjournal.


2018-06-22

3 Key Errors in the BIS Report on Bitcoin

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) released a report on cryptocurrencies over the weekend as a part of their 2018 Annual Economic Report. The intention of the report was to look “beyond the hype” and figure out if there are any real-world economic problems that can be solved by cryptocurrencies or blockchain technology. In their […]

The post 3 Key Errors in the BIS Report on Bitcoin appeared first on Coinjournal.


2018-06-22

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AI Startup CloudSight Announces Support for Bitcoin Lightning Network Payments

CloudSight, a Los Angeles-based technology startup that specializes in image captioning and understanding, will use the Bitcoin Lightning Network for microtransactions to gather and share visual knowledge and allow artificial intelligence (AI) systems to learn from and communicate with each other, the company said on Thursday. By supporting Bitcoin Lightning, CloudSight said it will be […]

The post AI Startup CloudSight Announces Support for Bitcoin Lightning Network Payments appeared first on Coinjournal.

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Vom Versuch, mit einem Hollywood-Designer Yoga zu machen

Mit Kinohits wie „Harry Potter“ oder „Equals“ wurde der Filmsetdesigner Tino Schaedler bekannt. Weniger Leute wissen, dass er sich auch wie ein Schlangenmensch verbiegen kann. Beim Yoga kommen Schaedler angeblich die besten Ideen.
2018-06-23

Wie die WM die Lebensmittelwirtschaft glücklich macht

Zur Fußball-WM schmeißen die Deutschen den Grill besonders oft an. Das freut die Wirtschaft. Alleine im April gingen Bratwürste für 104 Millionen Euro über die Ladentische – fast 20 Millionen mehr als im Juli 2017, dem Bratwurst-Spitzenmonat des vergangenen Jahres.
2018-06-23

Wenn die Drohne geradewegs in den Fotografen fliegt

Wer mit Drohnen in hoher Qualität filmen will, hat jetzt mehr Auswahl: Eine französische Firma fordert mit ihrem günstigeren Angebot den chinesischen Marktführer heraus. Ein wenig muss der Neuling aber noch nachbessern.
2018-06-24

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Bet money on yourself with Proveit, the 1-vs-1 trivia app

Pick a category, wager a few dollars and double your money in 60 seconds if you’re smarter and faster than your opponent. Proveit offers a fresh take on trivia and game show apps by letting you win or lose cash on quick 10-question, multiple choice quizzes. Sick of waiting to battle a million people on HQ […]

Interview: Blockchain Valley Ventures Founder Discusses Crypto in Switzerland, ICO Regulation and More

Known historically as a hub for international banking and finance, Switzerland has become one of the friendliest countries in the world to blockchain and cryptocurrency enthusiasts and startups. Its Zug region has been dubbed “Crypto Valley” for the number of cryptocurrency businesses based there and in January 2017, the Crypto Valley Association was established to […]

The post Interview: Blockchain Valley Ventures Founder Discusses Crypto in Switzerland, ICO Regulation and More appeared first on Coinjournal.


2018-06-21

Introducing Decenturion: A Decentralized State Built on Blockchain

Blockchain technology has always been focused on disruption, from the financial overalls promised by Bitcoin to the anti-internet oligopoly vision of Ethereum.  Now, an ambitious and somewhat mysterious group is attempting perhaps the most disruptive application of distributed ledger technology to date. Decenturion promises to be the first sovereign society governed by direct democracy via […]

The post Introducing Decenturion: A Decentralized State Built on Blockchain appeared first on Coinjournal.


2018-06-20

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CDU-Wirtschaftsrat geißelt Merkels Euro-Kurs

Merkel und Macron planen eine Art europäische Arbeitslosenversicherung und einen EU-Haushalt für Investitionen. Der wirtschaftspolitische Flügel der Union kritisiert das scharf und spricht von „Gleichmacherei statt Wettbewerb“.
2018-06-24

Wenn die Drohne geradewegs in den Fotografen fliegt

Wer mit Drohnen in hoher Qualität filmen will, hat jetzt mehr Auswahl: Eine französische Firma fordert mit ihrem günstigeren Angebot den chinesischen Marktführer heraus. Ein wenig muss der Neuling aber noch nachbessern.
2018-06-24

Die Lumix TZ202 ist eine unkomplizierte Urlaubskamera

Die Panasonic Lumix TZ202 hat viel Zoom, einen großen Sensor und eine üppige Ausstattung. Damit ist sie besonders für Schnappschüsse geeignet. Bei der Bildqualität hat sie aber anderen Kompaktkameras etwas voraus.
2018-06-24

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Die meisten Überstunden macht immer noch der Chef

Wer viel verdient, arbeitet auch viel: Die meisten Überstunden in Deutschland machen Führungskräfte – oft unbezahlt. Die Zahl der Überstunden in einem Arbeitsleben ist teilweise erschreckend.
2018-06-23

„Warum gehen wir nicht einfach aufräumen?“

Boyan Slat will die Ozeane vom Müll befreien. Er hat eine gigantische Konstruktion entwickelt, um Plastik aus dem Meer zu fischen. Wer dachte, dass es sich um die naive Idee eines Öko-Spinners handelt, wird jetzt eines Besseren belehrt.
2018-06-23

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