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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

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

Twitter to revoke verification for some accounts as part of overhaul

 Twitter says that it’s making progress on its plan to review its authentication system, which it’s conducting in the wake of backlash against the social network verifying the account of a white supremacist rally organizer. As a result, it’s going to change how it treats verification of accounts, and will unverify some users “whose behavior does not fall within”… Read More
2017-11-15

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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

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 […]

This post Singapore Central Bank Partners With MIT Media Lab To Advance Fintech, Blockchain R&D first appeared on Coinjournal.


2017-11-14

Satoshi Forest Gets Permit After 3+ Years, Why The Delay?

After more than three years, bitcoin’s most visible and arguably most successful charity has won its legal battle with Escambia County. The decision to issue a permit allows Sean’s Outpost to continue operating Satoshi Forest for the foreseeable future. Sean’s Outpost is a primarily bitcoin funded homeless outreach charity. The focus was providing meals to […]

This post Satoshi Forest Gets Permit After 3+ Years, Why The Delay? first appeared on Coinjournal.


2017-11-14

Path Towards Better Privacy in Bitcoin Becomes Clearer, But Will Still Take Time

While bitcoin is often referred to as an anonymous online currency that is used by criminals on the dark web, the reality is that the P2P digital cash system does not offer much privacy to its users at all. Many blockchain analytics companies have popped up over the years, and these observers are able to […]

This post Path Towards Better Privacy in Bitcoin Becomes Clearer, But Will Still Take Time first appeared on Coinjournal.


2017-11-18

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 […]

This post Japan’s Fujitsu Labs Unveils Technology For Blockchain Interconnectivity first appeared on Coinjournal.


2017-11-15

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Decentralized Ethereum-Based AirBnB Records 300 Listings Within Its First Month

CryptoCribs, a decentralized Ethereum-based application which enables users to book spaces, rooms, and houses using cryptocurrencies including bitcoin and Ethereum, has already added 300 listings within its first month of operating. Peer-to-peer networks such as Uber and AirBnB have disrupted their respective industries over the past three years by allowing users or consumers to directly […]

This post Decentralized Ethereum-Based AirBnB Records 300 Listings Within Its First Month first appeared on Coinjournal.


2017-11-16

Satoshi Forest Gets Permit After 3+ Years, Why The Delay?

After more than three years, bitcoin’s most visible and arguably most successful charity has won its legal battle with Escambia County. The decision to issue a permit allows Sean’s Outpost to continue operating Satoshi Forest for the foreseeable future. Sean’s Outpost is a primarily bitcoin funded homeless outreach charity. The focus was providing meals to […]

This post Satoshi Forest Gets Permit After 3+ Years, Why The Delay? first appeared on Coinjournal.


2017-11-14

Path Towards Better Privacy in Bitcoin Becomes Clearer, But Will Still Take Time

While bitcoin is often referred to as an anonymous online currency that is used by criminals on the dark web, the reality is that the P2P digital cash system does not offer much privacy to its users at all. Many blockchain analytics companies have popped up over the years, and these observers are able to […]

This post Path Towards Better Privacy in Bitcoin Becomes Clearer, But Will Still Take Time first appeared on Coinjournal.


2017-11-18

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 […]

This post Singapore Central Bank Partners With MIT Media Lab To Advance Fintech, Blockchain R&D first appeared on Coinjournal.


2017-11-14

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Der Norden will einen neuen Feiertag - nur welchen?

In den nördlichen Bundesländern soll es schon 2018 einen neuen Feiertag geben. Uneinigkeit herrscht über Datum und Anlass, Wirtschaftsverbände schlagen Alarm - und eine Stadt wäre der klare Verlierer.
2017-11-21

Warum der Top-Downosaurus die Konzernwelt ausbremst

Blockchain, AI oder IoT – Unternehmen jagen immer der nächsten technologischen Welle hinterher. Doch um nächstes Mal auch darauf zu reiten, brauchen die Konzerne endlich ein produktgetriebenes Mindset.
2017-11-21

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SWAT team searches Florida neighbourhood for serial killer

A Tampa resident was in for quite a surprise when she opened her door to a SWAT team this week.

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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

Path Towards Better Privacy in Bitcoin Becomes Clearer, But Will Still Take Time

While bitcoin is often referred to as an anonymous online currency that is used by criminals on the dark web, the reality is that the P2P digital cash system does not offer much privacy to its users at all. Many blockchain analytics companies have popped up over the years, and these observers are able to […]

This post Path Towards Better Privacy in Bitcoin Becomes Clearer, But Will Still Take Time first appeared on Coinjournal.


2017-11-18

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 […]

This post Bitcoin Cash Comes To eToro, Bitstamp first appeared on Coinjournal.


2017-11-16

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

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Künstliche Intelligenz: Das sagen die Roboter

Beim 'Web Summit 2017' in Lissabon wurden neue Innovationen der künstlichen Intelligenz vorgestellt. Vor allem Roboter standen im Fokus - und haben ihre ganz eigenen Meinungen zur Zukunft geäußert.
2017-11-20

Ein Kindle für die Badewanne

Amazon hat seinen E-Reader Kindle endlich wasserdicht gemacht. Allerdings nur in der Luxus-Variante. Interessant ist noch eine andere Funktion, über die sich vor allem Lesefaule freuen dürfen.
2017-11-20

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Ein Kindle für die Badewanne

Amazon hat seinen E-Reader Kindle endlich wasserdicht gemacht. Allerdings nur in der Luxus-Variante. Interessant ist noch eine andere Funktion, über die sich vor allem Lesefaule freuen dürfen.
2017-11-20

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Ein Kindle für die Badewanne

Amazon hat seinen E-Reader Kindle endlich wasserdicht gemacht. Allerdings nur in der Luxus-Variante. Interessant ist noch eine andere Funktion, über die sich vor allem Lesefaule freuen dürfen.
2017-11-20

Warum der Top-Downosaurus die Konzernwelt ausbremst

Blockchain, AI oder IoT – Unternehmen jagen immer der nächsten technologischen Welle hinterher. Doch um nächstes Mal auch darauf zu reiten, brauchen die Konzerne endlich ein produktgetriebenes Mindset.
2017-11-21

Jamaika-Aus schürt die Angst vor dem gelähmten Staat

Auch ohne neue Regierung funktioniert die Verwaltung in Deutschland weiter. Personal wird bezahlt, Geld für bereits geplante Projekte verteilt. Aber: Wichtige Zukunftsprojekte liegen jetzt auf Eis. Experten fürchten Stillstand in Deutschland.
2017-11-21

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