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Singapore: New Pilot Project Uses Blockchain for Life Insurance Claims

Media company Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), insurance firm NTUC Income (Income), and LumenLab, MetLife’s Asia innovation center, have teamed up to pilot a blockchain platform aimed at automating the life insurance claim process, the companies said on Monday. Using LifeChain, a technology developed by LumenLab, SPH will encrypt and share verification data used for obituary […] The post Singapore: New Pilot Project Uses Blockchain for Life Insurance Claims appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-06-18

Bull Bitcoin CEO Pouliot: SegWit Activation Process Showed Value of Running a Node

During the opening panel of this year’s Understanding Bitcoin conference in Malta, some prominent members of the Bitcoin community reflected on the block size limit controversy and the eventual activation of Segregated Witness (SegWit). One of the individuals involved in the conversation was Bull Bitcoin CEO Francis Pouliot, who was working at The Bitcoin Embassy […] The post Bull Bitcoin CEO Pouliot: SegWit Activation Process Showed Value of Running a Node appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-06-28

Japan’s First Blockchain Game Crypt-Oink Expands To English-Speaking Markets; Partners With CryptoKitties

Crypt-Oink, Japan’s first blockchain game, is expanding its breedable, collectible and tradable racing pigs to English-language markets with an exclusive collaboration with CryptoKitties, the company said on Thursday. Created by Japan-based developer Good Luck 3, Crypt-Oink is a decentralized application (DApp) running on the Ethereum network. The game lets users breed, collect and trade digital […] The post Japan’s First Blockchain Game Crypt-Oink Expands To English-Speaking Markets; Partners With CryptoKitties appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-06-16

95 - La Toho explose le cadre

France 24 offre la parole aux habitants des quartiers populaires et leur propose de réaliser collaborativement des reportages qui collent au plus près de leur réalité.
2019-12-06

La France renonce à la livraison de six navires aux garde-côtes libyens

La France a renoncé à la livraison controversée de six navires à la Libye pour renforcer le contrôle de ses côtes, en raison de la "situation" dans le pays. Une victoire pour les huit ONG qui avaient déposé un recours devant le tribunal administratif de Paris pour demander l'annulation de cette livraison.
2019-12-02

Bull Bitcoin CEO Pouliot: SegWit Activation Process Showed Value of Running a Node

During the opening panel of this year’s Understanding Bitcoin conference in Malta, some prominent members of the Bitcoin community reflected on the block size limit controversy and the eventual activation of Segregated Witness (SegWit). One of the individuals involved in the conversation was Bull Bitcoin CEO Francis Pouliot, who was working at The Bitcoin Embassy […] The post Bull Bitcoin CEO Pouliot: SegWit Activation Process Showed Value of Running a Node appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-06-28

Singapore: New Pilot Project Uses Blockchain for Life Insurance Claims

Media company Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), insurance firm NTUC Income (Income), and LumenLab, MetLife’s Asia innovation center, have teamed up to pilot a blockchain platform aimed at automating the life insurance claim process, the companies said on Monday. Using LifeChain, a technology developed by LumenLab, SPH will encrypt and share verification data used for obituary […] The post Singapore: New Pilot Project Uses Blockchain for Life Insurance Claims appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-06-18

Payment Startup Xfers Teams Up With Zilliqa To Integrate Blockchain, Smart Contracts

Payment company Xfers has partnered with blockchain startup Zilliqa to explore the use of blockchain and smart contracts to bring greater speed, efficiency and transparency to payment solutions for enterprises, the company said on Tuesday. Xfers, a Singapore-based payment processing gateway offering credit card processing and Internet banking transfers, will leverage Zilliqa’s smart contract functionalities […] The post Payment Startup Xfers Teams Up With Zilliqa To Integrate Blockchain, Smart Contracts appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-06-18

Blockchain-Powered Professional Network Indorse Gets Backing From India’s Top Media Group

Brand Capital, the strategic investment arm of The Times Group, India’s largest media group, will invest up to US$6.5 million in Indorse, a blockchain-powered professional network. The company will make an initial investment of US$2 million as a convertible note at a valuation of US$15 million with the option of a further tranche of US$4.5 […] The post Blockchain-Powered Professional Network Indorse Gets Backing From India’s Top Media Group appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-06-20

Democratizing the Platform Economy: The Quiet Revolution Through Blockchain

Blockchain – a bursting bubble or disruptive transformation? The Internet has created digital marketplaces that efficiently bring supply and demand together. The success of tech giants such as Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon, but also Tencent and Alibaba, can be largely explained by their two-sided digital marketplaces and the resulting platform economy. The platform companies […] The post Democratizing the Platform Economy: The Quiet Revolution Through Blockchain appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-08-05

Japan’s First Blockchain Game Crypt-Oink Expands To English-Speaking Markets; Partners With CryptoKitties

Crypt-Oink, Japan’s first blockchain game, is expanding its breedable, collectible and tradable racing pigs to English-language markets with an exclusive collaboration with CryptoKitties, the company said on Thursday. Created by Japan-based developer Good Luck 3, Crypt-Oink is a decentralized application (DApp) running on the Ethereum network. The game lets users breed, collect and trade digital […] The post Japan’s First Blockchain Game Crypt-Oink Expands To English-Speaking Markets; Partners With CryptoKitties appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-06-16

Jetzt ist der Augenblick der Klima-Wahrheit gekommen

Steuern, Quoten und Verbote: Das Klimakonzept des Umweltbundesamtes für den Verkehrssektor steht für Pläne, deren Umsetzung kein Politiker jemals wagen dürfte. Doch die Zeit für mildere Maßnahmen ist abgelaufen.
2019-12-06

Augmented Reality App Aircoins Now Lets You Hunt And Collect Dash Cryptocurrency A La Pokemon Go

Dash Core Group, the US-incorporated company leading the development of the peer-to-peer (P2P) payment platform and cryptocurrency Dash, has partnered with virtual reality (VR) app Aircoins to allow users to hunt, collect and send Dash cryptocurrency in an augmented reality (AR) environment, similarly to the Pokemon Go mobile game, the organization said on Thursday. Commenting […] The post Augmented Reality App Aircoins Now Lets You Hunt And Collect Dash Cryptocurrency A La Pokemon Go appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-06-16

Blockchain-Powered Professional Network Indorse Gets Backing From India’s Top Media Group

Brand Capital, the strategic investment arm of The Times Group, India’s largest media group, will invest up to US$6.5 million in Indorse, a blockchain-powered professional network. The company will make an initial investment of US$2 million as a convertible note at a valuation of US$15 million with the option of a further tranche of US$4.5 […] The post Blockchain-Powered Professional Network Indorse Gets Backing From India’s Top Media Group appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-06-20

Payment Startup Xfers Teams Up With Zilliqa To Integrate Blockchain, Smart Contracts

Payment company Xfers has partnered with blockchain startup Zilliqa to explore the use of blockchain and smart contracts to bring greater speed, efficiency and transparency to payment solutions for enterprises, the company said on Tuesday. Xfers, a Singapore-based payment processing gateway offering credit card processing and Internet banking transfers, will leverage Zilliqa’s smart contract functionalities […] The post Payment Startup Xfers Teams Up With Zilliqa To Integrate Blockchain, Smart Contracts appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-06-18

Daily Crunch: Imgur launches an app for gaming memes

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. 300M-user Imgur launches Melee, a gaming meme app Melee, the company’s first app beyond its flagship product, lets users subscribe to […]
2019-12-05

Instagram finally launches 13+ age checkups

Instagram is done playing dumb about users’ ages. After nine years, Instagram is finally embracing more responsibility to protect underage kids from the problems with social media. It will now ask new users to input their birth date and bar users younger than 13 from joining. However, it won’t be asking existing users their age, […]
2019-12-04

Facebook launches a photo portability tool, starting in Ireland

It’s not friend portability, but Facebook has announced the launch today of a photo transfer tool to enable users of its social network to port their photos directly to Google’s photo storage service, via encrypted transfer. The photo portability feature is initially being offered to Facebook users in Ireland, where the company’s international HQ is […]
2019-12-02

Chirp debuts a faster, feature-filled Twitter app for Apple Watch

Chirp, a Twitter client preferred by hundreds of thousands of Apple Watch users, is getting its biggest upgrade since its arrival last year. Now redesigned for watchOS 6, the new version of Chirp includes a rebuilt timeline feature that allows you to endlessly scroll through tweets much more quickly than before, along with other enhancements, […]
2019-12-05

This browser extension unhides Instagram Likes

Instagram is hiding Like counts to make people feel better. But what if you’re curious, competitive or just petty? Now you can re-embrace the popularity contest by installing the Socialinsider Chrome extension that reveals Instagram Like and comment counts. “The Return of the Likes” extension overlays the numbers of Likes and comments on the top-right […]
2019-12-03

Facebook expands its efforts against ad discrimination

Under the terms of a settlement with the ACLU and other civil rights groups earlier this year, Facebook has been taking steps to prevent discriminatory ad targeting. Specifically, the company says ads in the United States that involve housing, employment or credit can no longer be targeted based on age, gender, ZIP code or multicultural affinity. […]
2019-12-03

Twitter launches a Privacy Center to centralize its data protection efforts

Twitter today is launching a new resource that aims to serve as the central place for everything related to the company’s efforts around privacy and data protection. The new site, the Twitter Privacy Center, will host information about Twitter’s initiatives, announcements and new privacy products, as well as other communication about security incidents. The company […]
2019-12-02

Daily Crunch: Facebook announces photo transfer tool

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Facebook launches a photo portability tool, starting in Ireland Facebook says it will make it easier for users to get their […]
2019-12-02

So sparen Sie beim Computer-Kauf mit dem Linux-Trick

Linux hat es gegen Microsofts Platzhirschen Windows schwer. Dabei ist das Betriebssystem offen, funktional und kostenlos. Und auch Kriminelle haben es kaum auf Linux-Rechner abgesehen. Mit diesen Versionen gelingt Ihnen der Umstieg.
2019-12-06

Aus für den Thermomix in Wuppertal

Der Hype um die Küchenmaschine scheint weitgehend vorbei. Hersteller Vorwerk schließt seine Produktionslinie in Wuppertal und fertigt künftig auch in China. Dort rückt man näher an neue Käufer heran. In Deutschland müssen dafür aber Mitarbeiter gehen.
2019-12-06

Instagram founders join $30M raise for Loom work video messenger

Why are we all trapped in enterprise chat apps if we talk 6X faster than we type, and our brain processes visual info 60,000X faster than text? Thanks to Instagram, we’re not as camera-shy anymore. And everyone’s trying to remain in flow instead of being distracted by multi-tasking. That’s why now is the time for […]
2019-11-26

Instagram finally launches 13+ age checkups

Instagram is done playing dumb about users’ ages. After nine years, Instagram is finally embracing more responsibility to protect underage kids from the problems with social media. It will now ask new users to input their birth date and bar users younger than 13 from joining. However, it won’t be asking existing users their age, […]
2019-12-04

This browser extension unhides Instagram Likes

Instagram is hiding Like counts to make people feel better. But what if you’re curious, competitive or just petty? Now you can re-embrace the popularity contest by installing the Socialinsider Chrome extension that reveals Instagram Like and comment counts. “The Return of the Likes” extension overlays the numbers of Likes and comments on the top-right […]
2019-12-03

Chirp debuts a faster, feature-filled Twitter app for Apple Watch

Chirp, a Twitter client preferred by hundreds of thousands of Apple Watch users, is getting its biggest upgrade since its arrival last year. Now redesigned for watchOS 6, the new version of Chirp includes a rebuilt timeline feature that allows you to endlessly scroll through tweets much more quickly than before, along with other enhancements, […]
2019-12-05