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Orchid Labs Unveils Open Source Protocol to Fight Internet Surveillance and Censorship

Orchid Labs, a company headquartered in San Francisco, has launched the private alpha version of its blockchain-based Orchid network, which is said to allow users to access the Internet free of censorship, restrictions and surveillance. The Orchid Protocol uses an overlay network built upon the existing Internet, which incentivizes people with unused bandwidth to share […]

This post Orchid Labs Unveils Open Source Protocol to Fight Internet Surveillance and Censorship first appeared on Coinjournal.


2017-11-21

Bitcoin Cash Comes To eToro, Bitstamp

Bitcoin Cash, an altcoin which was created from a hard fork of the Bitcoin blockchain is gaining steam with an increasing number of trading and exchange platforms, including eToro and Bitstamp, announcing plans to support the cryptocurrency. While cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp is planning on a Bitcoin Cash listing either later this month or in early […]

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2017-11-16

Japan’s Fujitsu Labs Unveils Technology For Blockchain Interconnectivity

Fujitsu Laboratories, a leading research center and a subsidiary of Japan’s IT giant Fujitsu, has unveiled ConnectionChain, an extension of smart contract technology which interconnects multiple blockchains. The technology records the series of related transactions on each chain in a dedicated blockchain, or a “connection-type chain,” to link a cryptocurrency exchange into a single transaction […]

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2017-11-15

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Facebook says Russia did try to meddle in Brexit vote

 BuzzFeed has obtained a statement from Facebook in which the tech giant admits, for the first time, that some Russia-linked accounts may have used its platform to try to interfere in the UK’s European Union referendum vote in June 2016. Read More
2017-11-14

Photographer Stephen Shore brings Instagram to the MoMA

 Stephen Shore made a name for himself shooting classic Americana mundanity in the 70s, evolving his work from automatic cameras to large-format cameras, using both color and black and white, and continuing to adapt in the age of digital photography, digital printing and social media. Obviously, the advancement of smartphone camera technology and the ease by which those photos are beautified… Read More
2017-11-20

Facebook launches collaborative Stories for Groups and Events

 Facebook is combining its Snapchat Stories clone with features Snapchat can’t match. Starting today, users of Facebook Groups and Events will be able to contribute to a Facebook Story visible to the rest of the members and moderated by the admins. In essence, these collaborative Stories will work like a private hashtag so multiple people can add content but only those involved can see it. Read More
2017-11-13

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Vicente Fox warns Trudeau not to be 'Judas' on Nafta

Mexico's former president warns Canada not to betray them by striking a trade deal with the US.

Facebook says Russia did try to meddle in Brexit vote

 BuzzFeed has obtained a statement from Facebook in which the tech giant admits, for the first time, that some Russia-linked accounts may have used its platform to try to interfere in the UK’s European Union referendum vote in June 2016. Read More
2017-11-14

Facebook launches collaborative Stories for Groups and Events

 Facebook is combining its Snapchat Stories clone with features Snapchat can’t match. Starting today, users of Facebook Groups and Events will be able to contribute to a Facebook Story visible to the rest of the members and moderated by the admins. In essence, these collaborative Stories will work like a private hashtag so multiple people can add content but only those involved can see it. Read More
2017-11-13

Imgur’s favorite folders turn 250M meme lords into curators

 Either you’re one of 250 million monthly Imgurians, or you probably have no idea what Imgur is. But those who are part of the addictive image-sharing community know there’s been one feature at the top of the request lists forever: favorite folders. Today, Imgur fulfills the wishes of the masses with the official launch of favorite folders. Read More
2017-11-16

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Loi travail : CGT et FO manifestent en ordre dispersé

Les manifestants contre la politique libérale d'Emmanuel Macron ont défilé jeudi pour dénoncer une nouvelle fois les ordonnances contre le loi travail. Pour la première fois, FO a rejoint le mouvement, mais défile à Marseille.
2017-11-16

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Young bucks

How 27-year-old Irishman John Collison created IT firm Stripe with his brother, and became personally worth $1.1bn.
2017-11-20

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Which Amazon Fire Tablet is Best For You?

Should you buy an Amazon Fire tablet? And if so, which one is best? We've got the answers.

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Dutch Watchdog Warns of ICO Risks, Calls them a ‘Dangerous Cocktail’

The Dutch financial regulator has issued a new warning to investors about the risks linked to initial coin offerings (ICOs). The Netherlands Authority for Financial Markets (AFM) released a statement this week detailing the risks that they present to investors, claiming they provide the ideal environment for scammers. In a statement, Merel van Vroonhoven, chairwoman […]

This post Dutch Watchdog Warns of ICO Risks, Calls them a ‘Dangerous Cocktail’ first appeared on Coinjournal.


2017-11-14

Singapore Central Bank Partners With MIT Media Lab To Advance Fintech, Blockchain R&D

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has joined hands with the MIT Media Lab in Cambridge to help strengthen Singapore’s talent pool in the fintech industry and advance fintech and blockchain research and development. At the annual Singapore Fintech Festival event, Ravi Menon, managing director of MAS, told the audience that the collaboration will enable […]

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2017-11-14

CME CEO: Bitcoin Futures Could Launch in Mid-December

CME Group chairman and CEO Terry Duffy has said that the planned bitcoin futures contract could launch by mid-December. At the end of October, Duffy revealed that the company had decided to introduce a bitcoin futures due to ‘increasing client interest in the evolving cryptocurrency markets,’ pending regulatory approval. “As the world’s largest regulated FX […]

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2017-11-15

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Keine Angst vor dem Gespenst Minderheitsregierung!

SPD, FDP und Grüne könnten der Kanzlerin ein Angebot machen, das sie kaum ablehnen kann. Eine Minderheitsregierung, die nur sie erfolgreich führen könnte. Das würde die politische Debatte im Lande wiederbeleben.
2017-11-21

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Ello again…

 The social networking platform splashed onto the tech scene promoting itself as an ad-free rival to Facebook. Soon millions of people (including yours truly) signed on just to see what all the fuss was about. The platform quickly ballooned to nearly 3 million community members in a short few months. The problem was no one knew what the hell this thing was. The logo was just a black dot with a… Read More
2017-11-19

YouTube is now taking down more videos of known extremists — in major policy change

 A spokeswoman told us YouTube has broadened its policy for taking down extremist content: Not just removing videos that directly preach hate or seek to incite violence but also removing other videos of named terrorists, unless the content is journalistic or educational in nature — such as news reports and documentaries.  Read More
2017-11-14

Photographer Stephen Shore brings Instagram to the MoMA

 Stephen Shore made a name for himself shooting classic Americana mundanity in the 70s, evolving his work from automatic cameras to large-format cameras, using both color and black and white, and continuing to adapt in the age of digital photography, digital printing and social media. Obviously, the advancement of smartphone camera technology and the ease by which those photos are beautified… Read More
2017-11-20

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