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Tired of spammy ads and blatant banners? Blockchain might fix that

The online advertising model is far from perfect, in fact, it is broken. From a consumer’s point of view, they get served way too many ads on overcrowded banners or in their spam box. From a business’s point of view, the ads are too pricey.<p>Businesses currently pay for ads on an “impressions, views …

Blockchain

Military, FBI, and ICE Are Customers of Controversial ‘Stalkerware’

Consumer spyware is popular not just with the general population, but also with members of the US government.<p><b>This story is part of</b> <b>When Spies Come Home</b><b>, a Motherboard series about powerful surveillance software ordinary people use to spy on their loved ones.</b><p>Dozens of employees from US federal law …

Surveillance

Why Big Tech Firms Are Ignoring Blockchain (For Now)

The silence of Apple, Google, Facebook, and Amazon with respect to blockchain is conspicuous.<p><i>If blockchain was truly revolutionary, why wouldn't top tech firms like Facebook, Amazon, Google, and Apple be doing more with it? originally appeared on Quora -</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge,</i> …

Blockchain

Why Blockchain Is the Best Thing That Happened to International Trade

The extensive acceptance of Blockchain in international trade will help in decreasing the friction in the international economy.<p>Atul Khekade, Early Investor and Ecosystem Developer - XinFin<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an …

Blockchain

Blockchain and AI Will Transform Healthcare: Neuromation and Longenesis Form Partnership

The blockchain and AI revolutions are converging on the healthcare Industry, with the partnership announcement from Longenesis, a blockchain-based …

Blockchain

The 5 Big Problems With Blockchain Everyone Should Be Aware Of

Blockchain is often touted as a world-changing technology and in many ways, it is. However, it isn’t necessarily the cure-all panacea for the world’s problems that many evangelists would have you believe.<p>Here’s a breakdown of some of the issues with blockchain that anyone thinking of using it …

Blockchain

Blockchain: What it is and how to build a business case

Before you can develop a business case, you must understand what blockchain is and what it is not.

Blockchain

Click Here To Add Blockchain Trust To Your Shipment

Ordering a gift online takes seconds, setting in motion a highly complex dance between manufacturer, shipping company, banks and regulatory authorities to deliver that item to the consumer’s front door. In this VIDEO interview at SAP TechEd Barcelona, Stefan Foerster, Product Manager at SAP …

Blockchain

How $200m of consulting contracts disappeared

Consulting contracts worth $200 million "magically disappeared" from a federal database after an audit report highlighted alarming growth in the use …

Corruption

10 Places to study Blockchain Technology Courses Online

Blockchain technology became popularised through the invention of Bitcoin in 2008 by the allegedly Japanese Satoshi Nakamoto, unknown inventor of …

Blockchain

Why the Blockchain Could Fundamentally Change How Business is Done in the Film Industry

A new company is using the blockchain to help eliminate waste (and shady people) in the film industry.<p><i>[Author’s note: Prior to reading this article,</i> …

Blockchain

Life In The Blockchain

The transformational power and potential of the blockchain is only beginning to be understood.<p>While it is most commonly associated with Bitcoin and …

Blockchain

With Its First-Ever ‘Blockchain Week,’ New York City Aims To Become Global Epicenter Of Crypto

[id=0]<p>In a bid to dethrone Silicon Valley as the king of emerging technology, New York City is announcing its first-ever “Blockchain Week,” which will run from May 11 through May 17. Research and media company CoinDesk and the New York City Economic Development Corporation—a non-profit that serves …

Jack Dorsey

How Blockchain Technology Is Bringing Gamification to Every Industry

The gaming industry has plenty to teach other businesses about how to keep customers engaged.<p>The global gamer market is 2.2 billion gamers strong, …

Blockchain

One Place Where Blockchain Could Really Help: Voting

If there’s anything more hyped than Bitcoin right now, it’s blockchain — the technology that enables cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. Blockchain is being touted as the magic bullet that could end money laundering, let homeowners sell self-generated electricity back into the grid and even …

Blockchain

Could Blockchain Booking System See Hotel Prices Tumble?

An upcoming Blockchain-based travel bookings platform is hoping to offer a win-win for holidaymakers and hoteliers. Concierge.io claims its NEO-based …

Hospitality

Why blockchain is here to stay

<b>Blockchain is here to stay, and startups will be at the heart of the technology’s spread across Africa.</b><p>That is according to Tricia Martinez, chief …

Blockchain

10 blockchain startups have made it into Melbourne's Block Engine incubator program

Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images<p>Revolutionising the supply chain for the construction industry, disrupting healthcare funding and creating a …

Blockchain

How Blockchain Technology Is Transforming the Legal Industry

<b>→ Automated contract drafting, self-executing legal agreement could save time, lower cost</b><p><b>→ Blockchain can confirm the existence and authenticity of</b> …

Blockchain

How Blockchain Is Transforming Big Data Businesses | Articles | Big Data

Blockchain is having a huge impact in the global financial market and is transforming the financial services of many business and industries.<p>In …

Blockchain

What does blockchain technology have that leadership needs?

A little over a month ago I completed an MBA program. In this program, I juggled many life events ranging from buying cars and minor surgeries to the …

Blockchain

Blockchain tech could help prevent frauds like at PNB

The adoption of blockchain by India’s banks could help avert frauds such as the one at Punjab National Bank as the disaggregated and transparent …

Blockchain

What Happens When You Combine Blockchain and Education?

Blockchain In Education<p>My college life was hard because it was easy. In my sports startup, I built mobile apps, wrote backend code and deployed them …

Blockchain

Forget Bitcoin. It's All About The Blockchain.

Bitcoin gets headlines. I see them too. I admit it grabs attention, but the substance is blockchain technology. That’s why it’s critical to get familiar with blockchain technology. To do so, start here:<p><b>Blockchain is a public distributed ledger.</b> Throughout most of history, we’ve been living in a …

Blockchain

This blockchain-based startup will cut out the middlemen in travel booking

The travel and tourism industry is worth nearly $1.6 trillion globally and accounts for one-tenth of the world’s GDP.<p>Despite this vast market, the industry is dominated by monopolies. This is quite evident in the space for travel booking services. Major players like Booking.com, Expedia, and Airbnb …

Blockchain

Four arrested over Taiwan’s first bitcoin robbery

Author: AFPThu, 2018-02-22 07:47ID: 1519275068905086400TAIWAN: Taiwan police have arrested four men over a bitcoin robbery worth 5 million Taiwanese …

Cryptocurrency

Banks are still overcharging Coinbase users for cryptocurrency purchases

Coinbase customers are going through an especially rough patch. Days after the popular exchange desk admitted its users are being erroneously charged for the same purchase multiple times, complaints that the issue is still occurring continue to roll in on Reddit.<p>“Triple charged again,” read one of …

Coinbase

Docker - The End of Virtualization?

Do you remember those guys that invented virtualization, founded a company, got rich and lived happily ever after, remembered fondly by all? Well, …

Virtualization

All cryptocurrencies are crashing, and we have no idea why

It was just Wednesday that we told you all cryptocurrencies were tanking, save for Bitcoin, which was trading well above $11,000. Sure, Bitcoin’s …

Cryptocurrency

66% of Funding to Stop the AI Apocalypse Comes from Crypto Donors

Security<p><b>Have you ever suffered from existential dread about what will happen when the smart contracts will be smarter than you? Or that a blockchain</b> …

Vitalik Buterin