Ty Braswell

9,440 Flips | 5 Magazines | 12 Likes | 14 Following | 161 Followers | @tybraswell | I am a Creative Digital Strategist. I empower my clients with key resources to find new revenues via digital & mobile platforms. My passion is bringing together creatives, techies and biz dev folks to collaborate, envision the future and build innovative products and campaigns. www.creativedigitalstrategies.com

Here's a Video of Billionaire Tim Draper Singing About Bitcoin

The Bitcoin booster gave a bizarre performance at The Next Web conference in Amsterdam.<p>Lots of strange things happen at cryptocurrency conferences, but billionaire Tim Draper just put on one of the most bizarre performances in some time at The Next Web conference in Amsterdam on Friday.<p>The first …

Cryptocurrency

Why Ashton Kutcher Donated $4 Million in Cryptocurrency to Charity

Ashton Kutcher, an actor and tech investor, had a pretty non-traditional gift for TV host Ellen DeGeneres on Thursday.<p>Kutcher and his team donated $4 …

Cryptocurrency

This Refined-Sugar-Free Bright-Pink Beet Ketchup Will Make You Never Want To Buy Store-Bought Again

<i>The famous beet ketchup at vegan fast-food favorite byCHLOE has taken over NYC, and now, with this recipe from vegan blogger Gaz Oakley of</i> …

Food

Who Knew Blockchain Could Make Government This Easy? This Italian CIO, That’s Who.

The Italian province of South Tyrol is best known for its alpine mountains and ski resorts. With the highest concentration of Michelin-starred …

Blockchain

How to opt out of most internet advertising: Jeff Rossen demonstrates

Rossen Reports<p>How to stop Facebook, Google and Amazon from tracking you<p>03:58<p>How to opt out of most internet advertising: Jeff Rossen demonstrates<p>02:05<p>How to save money on gas over Memorial Day weekend<p>04:17<p>More children are drowning in open water, new report says<p>03:47<p>How peeping drones could be …

Digital Advertising

Forking hell! Is The Good Place the ultimate TV show for our times?

If there’s one thing that hit Netflix show The Good Place is absolutely, definitely not about, it’s The State of the World Today. Intentionally, anyway. For one thing, this feelgood sitcom isn’t even set in our world, but in a non-denominational afterlife you might call “Heaven”. This is the Good …

TV

Ethereum Classic 51% Attack Would Cost Just $55 Mln, Result in $1 Bln Profit: Research

A Brazilian researcher has calculated that it could take just $55 mln to hack a major cryptocurrency network for $1bln profit in new findings, TNW …

Cryptography

Netflix puts content above costs but is the policy sustainable?

Netflix briefly overtook Disney as the world’s biggest media company this week but some analysts are wondering if the streaming service’s rapid growth is sustainable. The company behind Stranger Things and The Crown must continue producing hits, poaching Hollywood talent and gaining subscribers at …

Televisions

The Subliminal Trick Netflix Uses to Get You to Watch Its Movies & Shows

Anyone who's used Netflix knows that the titles appearing in your feed are curated based on movies and shows you've previously watched -- it's how …

Machine Learning

Fortnite had a $296 million April

Just how big is Fortnite? Very big. Very, very big. $296 million in April, big. That’s according to SuperData Research (via The Verge), a service that tracks digital game sales. The number, which includes sales from the console, mobile and PC versions of the game, is up $73 million from just last …

Top 10

A 'relentless' 29-year-old is running JPMorgan's crypto strategy — here's what you can learn from him

LONDON — How can you climb the ranks at the big bank at a young age?<p>"You have to be relentless in the pursuit of your goals," says Oli Harris, who at 29 is JPMorgan's head of crypto strategy. Harris is one of the people featured on Business Insider's UK Fintech 35 under 35, a list showcasing the …

World Economic Forum

U.S. Justice Department Opens Investigation Into Cryptocurrency Price Manipulation

The U.S. Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into the manipulation of popular cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum. It’s …

Cryptocurrency

Netflix hits a record high, passes Disney in size (NFLX)

• <b>Netflix just hit a record high.</b>• <b><br>The company's market cap passed Disney's</b>• <b><br>The stock has put the S&P 500 to shame this year.</b>• <b><br>Watch Netflix trade in real time here.</b><p>Netflix shares hit an all-time high early Thursday, and in the process the company edged past Disney in terms of market cap.<p>Shares touched an …

Televisions

Revolut Adds Bitcoin Cash And Ripple As Users Make 100,000 Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum Trades A Day

London-based fintech startup Revolut — which is today adding Bitcoin Cash and Ripple XRP to its cryptocurrency trading app — has revealed its users make around 100,000 Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ethereum exchanges everyday.<p>The fledgling company, which is Europe’s fastest growing so-called unicorn, said …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Gold loses millions as it is hit by a double spend attack

The attack occurred last week, which saw <b>a malicious miner acquire temporary control of the Bitcoin Gold network’s total hash power</b>, reports CCN. That gave the miner control of Bitcoin Gold’s blockchain. During the time the hacker controlled the blockchain, they may have transferred up to $18.6 …

Bitcoin

Here’s What Facebook Might Be Exploring When It Comes to Blockchain Technology

Two weeks ago, Facebook sent ripples through the cryptocurrency and blockchain world by revealing its own plans to dive into the emerging sector—sort …

AdTech

Bitcoin Falls 7% -- Why Are Cryptocurrencies Plunging?

Bitcoin is below $8,000 and Ethereum is back below $600 in a broad sell-off.<p>Bitcoin (BTC-USD) and most other major cryptocurrencies are deep in the …

Cryptocurrency

Bye Bye, GDAX! Coinbase Buys Ethereum Startup As Part Of 'Pro' Rebrand

Heavily funded cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has purchased Ethereum startup Paradex for undisclosed terms, in a deal announced today.<p>After raising more than $225 million from Graylock Partners and others, the U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange that helps connect more than 20 million …

Cryptocurrency

Hotstar sets global streaming record at IPL 2018 with 8.26M concurrent viewers - ETtech

• The Indian Premier League match between Chennai and Hyderabad on Tuesday set a new global benchmark with 8.26 million concurrent viewers logging onto …

Netflix beats Comcast in market value as streaming video explodes

Netflix has surpassed Comcast in market value after decades of tailing the telecom giant. Why it matters: Netflix's rise speaks to the power of …

Televisions

Coinbase is shutting down GDAX to launch 'Pro' cryptocurrency exchange

Popular cryptocurrency exchange desk Coinbase has announced plans to shutter its digital asset platform GDAX to launch the brand new Coinbase Pro which will cater specifically to crypto-traders.<p>While both platforms will remain active for the time being, the idea is to phase out GDAX on June 29. The …

Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency freefall shaves $50 billion off market cap in 72 hours

Digital currencies were in free fall Wednesday, with some major coins in the red by more than 10%.<p>Bitcoin, the world’s biggest digital currency, fell …

Cryptocurrency

Video Analytics: 10 Things You Need to Know About Sponsored Video

Did you know that in 2017, there were over 24 Billion views of sponsored video content? That’s a staggering $1.2 Billion in media value that’s set to …

Advertising

The Marshall Islands replaces the US dollar with its own cryptocurrency

The Marshall Islands made its own cryptocurrency, doing away with the US dollar. The government has signed the change into law, making the “sovereign” its new official cryptocurrency, as spotted by CNBC Africa cryptocurrency trader host Ran Neuner on Twitter yesterday.<p>The bill was signed into …

Cryptocurrency

Here’s who owns everything in Big Media today

It probably won’t look like this for long.<p>The media landscape used to be straightforward: Content companies — studios — made stuff — TV shows and movies — and sold it to pay TV distributors, who sold it to consumers.<p>Now things are up for grabs: Netflix buys stuff from the studios, but it’s making …

Televisions

Circle Invest makes it ridiculously easy to invest in cryptocurrencies

Ever wanted to invest in cryptocurrencies, but unsure of how and which coins you should choose?<p>Circle Invest, a new product by peer-to-peer payments …

Cryptocurrency

Demand for TV ads 'has never been higher,' and it could give the TV business one last windfall

Streaming is eating TV. Ratings for live, ad-supported show continue to plummet. Netflix is set to make 1,000 original shows and movies this year.<p>And the TV advertising business is set to have a killer year.<p>Counterintuitive it may be, but the just-kicked-off TV upfront selling period, that annual …

TV

Goldman Sachs-backed Circle makes a play for crypto-trading noobs

Boston-based Circle has become one of the top destinations for institutional investors looking to trade crypto. Now, the Goldman Sachs-backed startup, worth nearly $3 billion, is adding a feature to its mobile app that cofounder and CEO Jeremy Allaire hopes will convince more retail investors to …

Cryptocurrency

How Blockchain Can Help Brands Identify Power Users and Maximize Social Engagement

Blockchain is the latest technology craze, and many industries, including marketing and advertising, are looking to implement it in an effort to …

Marketing

Meet The Crypto Billionaires Getting Rich From Ripple's XRP

The value of cryptocurrencies skyrocketed in 2017 to more than $600 billion, minting scores of crypto millionaires.<p>A few lucky holders are also breathing the rarefied air of the billionaires club — and not just in the most valuable cryptocurrency Bitcoin, which has a market capitalization of $237 …

Cryptocurrency