Blockchain




Why Spotify Has So Many Bizarre, Generic Artists Like 'White Noise Baby Sleep'

Welcome to The Cheaters Guide to Spotify, a series about the schemes that rack up streams, money, and infamy on the popular streaming service. Youve probably never heard of them, but Relaxing Music … [+10357 chars]... read more (Medium)



Crypto AM shines its Spotlight on CoinGeek Live

The Bitcoin network and blockchain which underpin it represent a transformative technological leap. However, beyond its best-known use case as a peer-to-peer system of electronic cash, Bitcoin and th… [+7717 chars]... read more (City A.M.)



COVID-19 Forces One of the Biggest Surges in Technology Investment in History, Finds World’s Largest Technology Leadership Survey

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Companies spent the equivalent of around US$15bn1 extra a week on technology to enable safe and secure home working during COVID-19, reveals the 2020 Harvey Nash/KPMG CIO S… [+11349 chars]... read more (Business Wire)



BRD Is Breaking Into the Crypto Compliance Game

BRD team is spearheading a new initiative: Blockset, a business-to-business blockchain technology stack with a bent towards compliance, surveillance and security for cryptocurrency companies and gove… [+4381 chars]... read more (CoinDesk)



Interview with Helie d’Hautefort about adoption trends for CBDC (Central Bank Digital Currency) in Switzerland and globally.

Inspired by Iliass post entitled Switzerland Is Calling, I spoke with Helie dHautefort, Founder of  Reserve Currency Solutions, about the possibility of a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) in Swit… [+4912 chars]... read more (Dailyfintech.com)



Morgan Beller, co-creator of the Libra digital currency, just joined the venture firm NFX

Morgan Beller, who is a co-creator of the proposed Libra digital currency, along with Facebook vice presidents David Marcus and Kevin Weil, has left the company to become a general partner with the v… [+4157 chars]... read more (TechCrunch)



One of the founders of Facebook's libra digital currency has left the company

One of the co-founders of Facebook's libra digital currency and Novi payments wallet has left the company before the release of either technology.  Morgan Beller, 27, is leaving her post as Novi's h… [+2364 chars]... read more (CNBC)



Morgan Beller, the 27-year-old VC who led Facebook's Libra project, is the next Bill Gurley, her new boss says

A venture capital firm that specializes in backing startups with so-called "network effects" has tapped the co-creator of Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra to help it find more of them. NFX said on Tu… [+3809 chars]... read more (Business Insider)



Finastra helps redefine the future of finance to improve millions of lives worldwide

LONDON, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Finastra has announced plans around a range of initiatives which will enable its customers to accelerate through change, as well as creating positive outcomes f… [+4462 chars]... read more (PRNewswire)



Las Vegas-based Companies Band Together to Expand Access to Education Platform During the Pandemic

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- WithSocrates and Context Networks, both Las Vegas-based technology companies, today announced a partnership that will expand the availability of the Socrates… [+3852 chars]... read more (PRNewswire)



Download checkra1n for iOS 14.0

checkra1n for iOS 14.0 is out with support for A9(X) devices! Here’s how you can jailbreak your iOS 14 device using checkra1n jailbreak. What is checkra1n? Based on the infamous checkm8 exploit, ch… [+4860 chars]... read more (Yalujailbreak.net)



Teleradiology Services Market Size Worth USD 32.34 Billion by 2027 | CAGR of 23.7%: Emergen Research

- The scarcity of radiologists and increasing government initiatives regarding the adoption of teleradiology services are driving the demand for the market - Market Size - USD 5.92 billion in 2019, … [+7027 chars]... read more (Yahoo Entertainment)



#VMworld 2020 Digital Q&A: SolarWinds Talks Affordable and Powerful IT Infrastructure Management Software, Virtualization Manager (VMAN)

VMworld 2020 goes digital.  Will you be in attendance?  If the event were physical, I would have looked forward to visiting with SolarWinds.  So we reached out to them digitally instead. With … [+6877 chars]... read more (Vmblog.com)



Future Fintech and Spondula Signed Term Sheet for Potential Acquisition

BEIJING, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Future FinTech Group Inc. (NASDAQ: FTFT) (hereinafter referred to as "Future Fintech", "FTFT" or "Company" ") a leading blockchain e-commerce company and a ser… [+7237 chars]... read more (Yahoo Entertainment)



ARFL, Space Force to Develop New Cybersecurity Architecture for Satellites - GovConWire

The Air Force Research Lab and the U.S. Space Force have initiated the development of new cybersecurity architecture for satellites , FedScoop reported Monday. The Space Force will work with Xag… [+1498 chars]... read more (Govconwire.com)



Israel's innovative technology company SURE Universal Ltd partners with United Arab Emirates (UAE) Firm HBK Department of Projects to launch healthcare solution, HBKiCare

DUBAI, UAE and TEL AVIV, Israel, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- SURE Universal Ltd, a pioneering developer of IoT (Internet of Things) software for home healthcare, announced today it has partnered w… [+4407 chars]... read more (PRNewswire)



Austrian gin makers to use blockchain to guarantee bottles' rarity

The Stin, an Austrian-based gin distiller, is set to use ICON (ICX), South Koreas largest public blockchain project, to transparently track its supply chain. An Austrian blockchain firm, block42, wi… [+1795 chars]... read more (Cointelegraph)



A New Social Contract for the Digital Age

January 2030. Looking back a decade, the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020-2022 did more than take five million lives and devastate the global economy. It revealed with searing clarity, weakness not just in … [+11020 chars]... read more (CoinDesk)



The CIO has a new set of priorities and problems: Here's what's on their to-do list

The last few months has put CIOs and their teams under huge strain, as they made great efforts to keep businesses connected as staff shifted to home working. But tech chiefs will face a new series of… [+6744 chars]... read more (ZDNet)



Iris Scans, Hydroponics And Blockchain: How Innovation Is Helping Fight Global Hunger

A Syrian woman pays for groceries using an iris scan at Zaatari Refugee Camp in Jordan. Mohammed Batah/World Food Programme Almost 700 million people in the world dont have enough food to eat. Clim… [+10072 chars]... read more (Forbes)



DeFiner Becomes Newest DeFi Addition to Alphabit's Investment Portfolio

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- DeFiner , the decentralized finance network for crypto savings, loans, and payments, has announced a new investment from Alphabit , a fund specialising i… [+3246 chars]... read more (PRNewswire)



US Space Force Enlists Blockchain Firm to Deploy Hack-Proof Data Defenses

The service branch protecting U.S. interests outside the stratosphere may use blockchain to render its computer systems, on earth and in space, unhackable.



Digital leaders and the widening divide

The digital business divide that has been growing over the past several years is expected to accelerate as a result of Covid-19. According to data from the 2020 Harvey Nash/KPMG CIO Survey, companie… [+4859 chars]... read more (ComputerWeekly.com)



JD.com to Build Apps for China’s Digital Yuan Project: Report

Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com is reportedly to help the nation’s central bank develop infrastructure for its cash-equivalent digital currency.



Covid-19 drives biggest surge in technology investment in history

Covid-19 has caused one of the biggest surges in technology investment in history, according to Harvey Nash/KPMG technology leadership surveyCovid-19 has caused the biggest ever surge in technology i… [+6957 chars]... read more (Information Age)



Polkadot Price Prediction: DOT poised to rush to $3 as social volume tanks

  • Polkadot provides a platform for blockchains to transfer all data seamlessly without compromising security.
  • DOT/USD eyes $3.00 amid bearish calls from both technical and on-chain anal… [+3018 chars]... read more (FXStreet)