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'Fleecehold' homes

Could your dream home cost more than you think? A growing number of new-build buyers warn it could.
2019-03-20

eToro Acquires Smart Contract Infrastructure Provider Firmo

Social trading and multi-asset brokerage company eToro has acquired Firmo, a smart contract infrastructure provider, for an undisclosed amount, eToro announced on Monday. The company said the acquisition aims to bring it “one step closer to becoming the first truly global service provider allowing people to trade, invest and save.” The Firmo team will act […] The post eToro Acquires Smart Contract Infrastructure Provider Firmo appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-03-25

Bitcoin Core Developer Matt Corallo Proposes “The Great Consensus Cleanup”

Bitcoin-Core developer Matt Corallo has recently proposed a series of changes to the Bitcoin consensus code, dubbed “The Great Consensus Cleanup” in a new BIP, and submitted an associated pull request which implements the requisite code adjustments. The changes would be executed via a BIP-9 soft-fork in order to change a small proportion of consensus-related […] The post Bitcoin Core Developer Matt Corallo Proposes “The Great Consensus Cleanup” appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-03-20

What Should Your Crypto Team Look Like in 2019?

As investors and professionals in the growing decentralized tech space conduct their due diligence, the team behind any given project should be one of the most important considerations. More often than not, the strength, perseverance, and ingenuity of a team is the best indicator of whether or not a project will succeed — especially in […] The post What Should Your Crypto Team Look Like in 2019? appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-03-19

eToro Acquires Smart Contract Infrastructure Provider Firmo

Social trading and multi-asset brokerage company eToro has acquired Firmo, a smart contract infrastructure provider, for an undisclosed amount, eToro announced on Monday. The company said the acquisition aims to bring it “one step closer to becoming the first truly global service provider allowing people to trade, invest and save.” The Firmo team will act […] The post eToro Acquires Smart Contract Infrastructure Provider Firmo appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-03-25

Australia Wants To Be “A Global Leader” In Blockchain Tech

In a bid to turn its blockchain industry into “a global leader,” Australia will be developing a national blockchain roadmap and allocating AU$100,000 (US$71,000) to domestic blockchain startups to increase their global exposure and for networking purposes. According to a joint statement from the Australian minister for industry, science and technology, and the Australian minister […] The post Australia Wants To Be “A Global Leader” In Blockchain Tech appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-03-19

As Brexit Negotiations Ensue, how Will Ongoing Uncertainty Affect the Financial Markets?

The continued disruption could hold significant value to those willing to take advantage of this uncertain period.   Almost half of food manufacturers have said access to new UK markets will form a significant part of their growth strategies, with a further 46% citing export markets. Technology will also continue to play an ever-increasing role […] The post As Brexit Negotiations Ensue, how Will Ongoing Uncertainty Affect the Financial Markets? appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-03-20

'Fleecehold' homes

Could your dream home cost more than you think? A growing number of new-build buyers warn it could.
2019-03-20

What Should Your Crypto Team Look Like in 2019?

As investors and professionals in the growing decentralized tech space conduct their due diligence, the team behind any given project should be one of the most important considerations. More often than not, the strength, perseverance, and ingenuity of a team is the best indicator of whether or not a project will succeed — especially in […] The post What Should Your Crypto Team Look Like in 2019? appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-03-19

Swiss Startup Lykke Launches 2 New Crypto Indexes

Swiss startup Lykke has launched two new crypto indexes and their associated service tokens, growing its product offering aimed at providing “a simple path to the crypto market,” the company said on Thursday. The first index, called Smart LyCI, tracks the top ten blockchain projects that work on improving how contractual agreements are recorded and […] The post Swiss Startup Lykke Launches 2 New Crypto Indexes appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-03-23

Backed By US$44M In Funding Singapore Crypto Exchange Startup Ecxx Gears Up For Launch

Singapore-based startup Ecxx Global Private Ltd. will launch its digital asset exchange on March 21 with more than 12,000 users already registered during pre-launch, the company said on Wednesday. Ecxx is backed by US$44 million in funding which it raised from investors that include CapitalX, Epsilon Investment and Ariki Asia and aims to become “the […] The post Backed By US$44M In Funding Singapore Crypto Exchange Startup Ecxx Gears Up For Launch appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-03-20

Bitcoin Core Developer Matt Corallo Proposes “The Great Consensus Cleanup”

Bitcoin-Core developer Matt Corallo has recently proposed a series of changes to the Bitcoin consensus code, dubbed “The Great Consensus Cleanup” in a new BIP, and submitted an associated pull request which implements the requisite code adjustments. The changes would be executed via a BIP-9 soft-fork in order to change a small proportion of consensus-related […] The post Bitcoin Core Developer Matt Corallo Proposes “The Great Consensus Cleanup” appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-03-20

eToro Acquires Smart Contract Infrastructure Provider Firmo

Social trading and multi-asset brokerage company eToro has acquired Firmo, a smart contract infrastructure provider, for an undisclosed amount, eToro announced on Monday. The company said the acquisition aims to bring it “one step closer to becoming the first truly global service provider allowing people to trade, invest and save.” The Firmo team will act […] The post eToro Acquires Smart Contract Infrastructure Provider Firmo appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-03-25

S Korean Startup Dunamu Launches Consortium-Based Blockchain Service Platform Luniverse

Dunamu, Inc., a South Korean fintech startup and the operator of crypto-asset exchange Upbit, has announced the launch of Luniverse, a consortium-based blockchain service platform. Lambda256, Dunamu’s research arm, was responsible for the development of Luniverse and will be spun off as a subsidiary, Dunamu said on Tuesday. Jae-hyun Park, formerly Lambda256’s head of research, […] The post S Korean Startup Dunamu Launches Consortium-Based Blockchain Service Platform Luniverse appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-03-19

'Fleecehold' homes

Could your dream home cost more than you think? A growing number of new-build buyers warn it could.
2019-03-20

Storybook dad

For many prisoners the worst part of the experience is the separation from their families. Recording stories for children can help to bridge the gap.
2019-03-23

Apple TV+ makes Facebook Watch look like a joke

Apple flexed its wallet today in a way Facebook has been scared to do. Tech giants make money by the billions, not the millions, which should give them an easy way to break into premium video distribution: buy some must-see content. That’s the strategy I’ve been advocating for Facebook but that Apple actually took to […]
2019-03-26

Twitter cracks down on API abuse, will charge B2B devs

To prevent its own Cambridge Analytica moment and make sure it’s getting paid for its data, Twitter will audit developers using its APIs. Starting June 19th, Twitter will require developers of any app that calls recent tweets from or mentions a user more than 100,000 times per day to submit their app for review. If […]
2019-03-19

The ethics of internet culture: a conversation with Taylor Lorenz

Taylor Lorenz was in high demand this week. As a prolific journalist at The Atlantic and about-to-be member of Harvard’s prestigious Nieman Fellowship for journalism, that’s perhaps not surprising. Nor was this the first time she’s had a bit of a moment: Lorenz has already served as an in-house expert on social media and the […]
2019-03-24

Instagram launches shopping checkout, charging sellers a fee

Instagram is opening a whole new revenue stream. Now the 130 million people who tap Instagram’s product tags on shopping posts will be able to buy those items without leaving the app, thanks to stored payment info. “Checkout with Instagram” launches today in the U.S. with more than 20 top brands, including Adidas, Kylie Cosmetics […]
2019-03-19

Deutschlands Zoll bekommt ein Post-Problem

Der Zoll hat im vergangenen Jahr 141 Milliarden Euro eingenommen. In diesem Jahr wird der Brexit die große Herausforderung. Für Drogen, Plagiate und Elfenbein nutzen Schmuggler neue Wege.
2019-03-25

Apple kündigt Video-Streamingdienst an

Neue Konkurrenz für Netflix und Amazon Prime Video: Apple hat am Montag einen eigenen Video-Streamingdienst präsentiert – und für einzelne Projekte bekannte Filmemacher wie Steven Spielberg und J. J. Abrams gewonnen.
2019-03-25

Deutsche Bahn stattet auch Intercity mit kostenlosem WLAN aus

Auf der Zugfahrt kostenloses WLAN nutzen: Das können Reisende der Deutschen Bahn künftig auch im Intercity. Ab Ende 2021 soll es laut Bahn-Vorstand Berthold Huber in allen DB-Fernverkehrszügen WLAN geben. Die ersten Testwagen fahren schon.
2019-03-25

S Korean Startup Dunamu Launches Consortium-Based Blockchain Service Platform Luniverse

Dunamu, Inc., a South Korean fintech startup and the operator of crypto-asset exchange Upbit, has announced the launch of Luniverse, a consortium-based blockchain service platform. Lambda256, Dunamu’s research arm, was responsible for the development of Luniverse and will be spun off as a subsidiary, Dunamu said on Tuesday. Jae-hyun Park, formerly Lambda256’s head of research, […] The post S Korean Startup Dunamu Launches Consortium-Based Blockchain Service Platform Luniverse appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-03-19

Swiss Startup Lykke Launches 2 New Crypto Indexes

Swiss startup Lykke has launched two new crypto indexes and their associated service tokens, growing its product offering aimed at providing “a simple path to the crypto market,” the company said on Thursday. The first index, called Smart LyCI, tracks the top ten blockchain projects that work on improving how contractual agreements are recorded and […] The post Swiss Startup Lykke Launches 2 New Crypto Indexes appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-03-23

Australia Wants To Be “A Global Leader” In Blockchain Tech

In a bid to turn its blockchain industry into “a global leader,” Australia will be developing a national blockchain roadmap and allocating AU$100,000 (US$71,000) to domestic blockchain startups to increase their global exposure and for networking purposes. According to a joint statement from the Australian minister for industry, science and technology, and the Australian minister […] The post Australia Wants To Be “A Global Leader” In Blockchain Tech appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-03-19

eToro Acquires Smart Contract Infrastructure Provider Firmo

Social trading and multi-asset brokerage company eToro has acquired Firmo, a smart contract infrastructure provider, for an undisclosed amount, eToro announced on Monday. The company said the acquisition aims to bring it “one step closer to becoming the first truly global service provider allowing people to trade, invest and save.” The Firmo team will act […] The post eToro Acquires Smart Contract Infrastructure Provider Firmo appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-03-25

Erst die „einfachsten Opfer“ – und dann die ganze Welt

Aus dem Onlinewarenhaus Amazon ist ein Konzern geworden, der alles selber macht. Seine Macht breitet sich inzwischen in fast alle Wirtschaftsbereiche aus. Aus der Welt des Wir-können-alles-Konzerns können Kunden nicht entkommen.
2019-03-26

Angst vor dem Brexit? In Deutschland unbegründet

Die Furcht vor Wohlstandsverlusten durch den EU-Austritt der Briten hierzulande ist groß. Doch die Angst unterliegt einem menschlichen Fehler. Klar ist: Der Brexit wird Deutschland weit weniger hart treffen, als angenommen.
2019-03-26

Verkehrsbetriebe durchkreuzen Scheuers Rollerpläne

Voraussichtlich ab Sommer dürfen elektrische Tretroller über Deutschlands Straßen fahren. Experten erwarten eine große Nachfrage. Doch hinter der Mitnahme in Bussen und Bahnen steht ein großes Fragezeichen.
2019-03-26