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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

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

Crypto Lending and Borrowing Platform Celsius Network Acquires BSave

Celsius Network, a cryptocurrency lending and borrowing platform, has acquired BSave for an undisclosed amount, the company said earlier this week. BSave is a platform that provides earning interest income on cryptocurrency. With the acquisition, Celsius Network gains access to its yield generating algorithms originally developed by the company. Celsius Network said it will retain […] The post Crypto Lending and Borrowing Platform Celsius Network Acquires BSave appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-06-24

UK’s competition regulator asks for views on breaking up Google

The U.K.’s competition regulator has raised concerns about the market power of digital ad platform giants Google and Facebook in an interim report published today, opening up a consultation on a range of potential inventions — from breaking up platform giants to limiting their ability to set self-serving defaults and enforcing data sharing and/or feature […]
2019-12-18

Daily Crunch: Facebook acquires a cloud gaming startup

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 acquires Madrid-based cloud gaming startup PlayGiga Facebook is building out its gaming business — earlier this year, the company added […]
2019-12-19

Snapchat will launch Bitmoji TV, a personalized cartoon show

Snapchat’s most popular yet under-exploited feature is finally getting the spotlight in 2020. Starting in February with a global release, your customizable Bitmoji avatar will become the star of a full-motion cartoon series called Bitmoji TV. It’s a massive evolution for Bitmoji beyond the chat stickers and comic strip-style Stories, where they were being squandered […]
2019-12-29

Brexit, JO, présidentielle américaine... les grands rendez-vous de 2020

L'année 2020, dont l'actualité reste à écrire, sera rythmée par de nombreux événements nationaux et internationaux parmi lesquels de grandes échéances politiques, des compétitions sportives incontournables et des procès très attendus. Le point sur les grandes dates à ne pas manquer cette année.
2020-01-02

Das kann Sonys erstes Auto „Vision-S“

Auf der CES in Las Vegas sorgte Sony für eine echte Überraschung: Das Unternehmen präsentierte erstmals ein eigenes Auto. Die maximale Geschwindigkeit soll 240 Kilometer pro Stunde betragen.
2020-01-07

Der Pilot sendete nicht mal ein Notfallsignal

Offiziell führte ein Triebwerksfehler zum Absturz einer ukrainischen Boeing 737. Doch es gibt Auffälligkeiten. So löschte die ukrainische Botschaft eine Meldung, der zufolge ein Raketenangriff ausgeschlossen sei. Was gegen ein kaputtes Triebwerk spricht.
2020-01-08

Der Pilot sendete nicht mal ein Notfallsignal

Offiziell führte ein Triebwerksfehler zum Absturz einer ukrainischen Boeing 737. Doch es gibt Auffälligkeiten. So löschte die ukrainische Botschaft eine Meldung, der zufolge ein Raketenangriff ausgeschlossen sei. Was gegen ein kaputtes Triebwerk spricht.
2020-01-08

Wenn James Cameron das Auto der Zukunft designen darf

Die CES in Las Vegas stand bisher für neueste Gadgets aus der Unterhaltungsindustrie. Jetzt wurden hier gleich mehrere Autos vorgestellt: Unter anderem ein Elektro-Sportwagen von Sony – und eine ökologische Science-Fiction-Flunder von Mercedes.
2020-01-07

Bald wird das Bier in Deutschlands Gaststätten teurer

Mehrere deutsche Brauereien erhöhen die Preise für Fassbier. Auch manche Flaschenbiermarken werden demnächst teurer. Dafür gibt es mehrere Gründe – ein paar Sorten können ihren Preis aber halten.
2020-01-07

Der Pilot sendete nicht mal ein Notfallsignal

Offiziell führte ein Triebwerksfehler zum Absturz einer ukrainischen Boeing 737. Doch es gibt Auffälligkeiten. So löschte die ukrainische Botschaft eine Meldung, der zufolge ein Raketenangriff ausgeschlossen sei. Was gegen ein kaputtes Triebwerk spricht.
2020-01-08

UK’s competition regulator asks for views on breaking up Google

The U.K.’s competition regulator has raised concerns about the market power of digital ad platform giants Google and Facebook in an interim report published today, opening up a consultation on a range of potential inventions — from breaking up platform giants to limiting their ability to set self-serving defaults and enforcing data sharing and/or feature […]
2019-12-18

India’s ruling party accused of running deceptive Twitter campaign to gain support for a controversial law

Bharatiya Janata Party, the ruling party in India, has been accused of running a highly deceptive Twitter campaign to trick citizens into supporting a controversial law. First, some background: The Indian government passed the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) last month that eases the path of non-Muslim minorities from the neighboring Muslim-majority nations of Afghanistan, Bangladesh […]
2020-01-04

Daily Crunch: Facebook acquires a cloud gaming startup

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 acquires Madrid-based cloud gaming startup PlayGiga Facebook is building out its gaming business — earlier this year, the company added […]
2019-12-19

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

Crypto Lending and Borrowing Platform Celsius Network Acquires BSave

Celsius Network, a cryptocurrency lending and borrowing platform, has acquired BSave for an undisclosed amount, the company said earlier this week. BSave is a platform that provides earning interest income on cryptocurrency. With the acquisition, Celsius Network gains access to its yield generating algorithms originally developed by the company. Celsius Network said it will retain […] The post Crypto Lending and Borrowing Platform Celsius Network Acquires BSave appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-06-24

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

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

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

Dapper Labs Announces Cheeze Wizards Hackathon in Lead up to The First Official Tournament

Dapper Labs, creators of the massively popular Ethereum game, Cryptokitties have announced a hackathon for their latest creation, inviting developers to build on top of the game for the chance to win cash prizes, limited edition crypto-collectibles and the chance to have their projects reviewed by the Dapper Labs team and their investors including Union […] The post Dapper Labs Announces Cheeze Wizards Hackathon in Lead up to The First Official Tournament appeared first on Coinjournal.
2019-07-24

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

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

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