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North Korea Taps Bitcoin to Circumvent US Sanctions, More Hacks to Follow

North Korea seemingly wants to bypass the sanctions imposed upon the nation by the US government. Doing so will require a very creative approach. So …

What is the Carbon Footprint of Crypto?

A few months ago tech writers started sounding alarms about the massive carbon footprint of cryptocurrency. Apparently since cryptocurrency is built …

Cryptocurrency

Coinbase Hit with 2 Class Action Lawsuits: Accused of Insider Bitcoin Cash Trading | Investopedia

Bitcoin exchange Coinbase was hammered with two federal class action lawsuits in two days, with one accusing employees of insider bitcoin-cash …

Square, Inc. to possibly facilitate Bitcoin

Square's Cash App might facilitate consumer-to-merchant Bitcoin payments. Jack Dorsey, Square and Twitter's CEO, thinks Bitcoin offers "an …

Jack Dorsey

What's the Next Big Cryptocurrency?

What’s the Next Big Cryptocurrency?<p>Ethereum has always been spoken about in a more positive way then Bitcoin and has become the second largest …

Pandora: Bracing For Spotify

Pandora Premium has finally launched on desktop.<p>Restructuring will lower costs and help boost thin margins.<p>A Spotify listing will finally allow for a …

Spotify cops to its problems, reveals massive ambitions of its founder

“Feels great to have the cat out of the bag. Transparency breeds trust,” Spotify CEO Daniel Ek tweeted Wednesday, just after the Securities and …

Intellectual Property

How underground club music in China is thriving against the odds

<b>Underground club music in China is faced with a number of unique challenges, from internet censorship to police crackdowns and rising rents. But</b> …

Streaming music: A tough business signals shake out ahead

LOS ANGELES — These may be golden years for streaming digital music, so enjoy it while it lasts.<p>Hundreds of millions of listeners have made the leap to streaming, abandoning CDs and downloads for free and monthly subscription services like Pandora, Spotify, SoundCloud, Apple Music and Amazon Prime …

Profit

7 online music scams that people have pulled off: Alan Cross

If there’s an angle, a loophole, a technicality, a con or fraud for any situation, someone will discover and exploit it. Whether it be the corner …

Nearly Half of 2017’s Cryptocurrency 'ICO' Projects Have Already Died

Last year was without a doubt the Year of Bitcoin, as exploding interest in cryptocurrency fueled a massive market runup. As if that wasn’t enough …

Cryptocurrency

New Cryptocurrency Debit Card Harnesses AI To Give Customers The Best Deal

sponsoredThe financial cryptocurrency platform is using their unique payment card which utilises AI for the most valuable purchases in real time.The …

Artificial Intelligence

A top Coinbase exec explains the master plan to turn the $1.6 billion cryptocurrency exchange into the next Google

Coinbase is one of the hottest startups in tech — and with good reason. The cryptocurrency exchange hit $1 billion in annual revenue as this year's bitcoin mania sent the popular digital coin surging up to almost $20,000, before it came back down.<p>With a reported 10 million customers served on the …

Computer Science

Hacker Returns 20,000 ETH to Coindash

Altcoins<p><b>Coindash has announced that 20,000 ETH have been sent to the company’s wallet from the address associated with the hacker that stole</b> …

3 Cryptocurrencies That Could Still Double

Hint: None of them is bitcoin.<p>What we as investors witnessed from cryptocurrencies last year is something that may not be duplicated again. A single …

Creative industries fear tuition fees will kill supply of talent

Costs put off students who fear being indebted, but there is a wider loss is to the economy<p>Dua Lipa’s double victory at last week’s Brit awards was a triumph for a young artist who initially struggled to break into the big time – but it is also a vindication of a creative arts education. At a time …

BRIT Awards

This Service Helps You Discover New Music, But On Vinyl

Music is an oversaturated market, so it’s hard to discover anything new, whether you’re using Spotify or going analog with vinyl — which has had a …

Twitter’s $70 million SoundCloud investment is officially wiped out

Jack Dorsey invested in the music streaming service in 2016; last year he wrote off the deal.<p>One more reminder that digital music remains a very, very difficult place to make money: Twitter has written off a $70 million investment it made in SoundCloud, the music streaming service.<p>Twitter put the …

Jack Dorsey

Facebook Could Be Preparing to Enter the Streaming Music Market

It seems to be taking some early steps toward such a move, but Facebook often stumbles when trying to expand beyond its core social network.<p>The …

The Big Push To Reform Music Copyright For The Digital Age

Momentum is building around a number of bills proposed in Congress that could increase royalty payments for music creators in the digital age, while making life more efficient for digital music services.<p>Although the four bills affect different sets of people, the music industry at large has gotten …

Google Play

Wall Street Has Solved A Big Problem For Bitcoin

Wall Street has solved a big problem for Bitcoin: market volatility, paving the way for the people’s currency to gain broad acceptance among merchants as a medium of exchange.<p>That’s a bullish development for the “people’s currency.”<p>Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts have been talking about Bitcoin lately, …

Cryptocurrency

Why Bitcoin Is Still Worth Investing In

The crypto market (like the other ones) is down, but it's poised to come back up. Learn its ins and outs with this 70% off course.<p>You may have heard …

Doge Is Helping Ethereum Solve Its Biggest Issue

A cryptocurrency modeled after a dog meme is proving yet again it's not <i>just</i> a joke.<p>Created on a whim in 2013, dogecoin isn't simply still around, …

Blockchain

How a $20 bitcoin buy led to a multiyear hassle

Commentary: My encounter with a bitcoin ATM four years ago turned $20 into a saga of frustration, forgetfulness and jackpots won and lost.<p><i>This is part of "Blockchain Decoded," a series looking at the impact of blockchain, bitcoin and cryptocurrency on our lives.</i><p>Thunk. That's the sound of bitcoin …

Bitcoin

Why Switzerland is Becoming a “Crypto Nation” with a Flourishing ICO Market: Expert Take

Swiss financial authority outlines a regulatory approach to ICO<i>In our Expert Takes, opinion leaders from inside and outside the crypto industry</i> …

Cryptocurrency

Colby Cosh: Neil Young CEO-splains to buyers why his digital music player failed

Hey, remember PonoPlayer? If you paid US$399 for one of Neil Young’s digital music devices, you don’t have to remember it: it’s probably sitting on a …

Frank Ocean's Cover of 'Moon River' Spurs Streaming Gain for Classic Song

Ocean's rendition earned more than 800,000 on-demand streams on its first day of release (Feb. 15).<p>The surprise release of Frank Ocean’s cover of …

Frank Ocean

Eduardo Costantini’s Kabinett Launches Streaming Platform (EXCLUSIVE)

New York-based Kabinett — the new tech start-up of producer (“Elite Squad”) and Mubi co-founder Eduardo Costantini Jr. — has launched a global …

Music industry struggles to shake ugly legacy of sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll

TORONTO — Allegations of sexual misconduct swirling around pop-rockers Hedley have put the spotlight on an industry long defined by the mantra of …

‘I’m Poppy’ is proof that YouTube Red can be great

Let YouTube forever be weird<p><i>I’m Poppy</i> isn’t going to compete with Netflix, Amazon or Hulu originals at the Emmys later this year. It’s not trying to, either.<p>YouTube’s newest Red series stars the internet’s delightfully mystical bubblegum pop star, Poppy, as she steps away from the internet and into …