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YouTube creators can now earn cryptocurrency from watchers using the Brave browser

As traditional banner advertising becomes less reliable, creators are looking for alternative ways to monetize their content. The YouTube community specifically has been fighting related battles lately, with YouTube algorithms demonetizing many videos for unjustified reasons in many cases. That’s where the team behind the Brave browser hopes that its technology will one day come […]

Creators Are Excited About Rize, YouNow’s New Cryptocurrency-Based Live Streaming App (And They Say Their Fans Should Be, Too)

YouNow was far ahead of the curve with its foray into the buzzy livestreaming medium – as well as the development of unique monetization opportunities for broadcasters – all the way back in 2011. Today the New York-based company counts upwards of 40 million registered users who conduct roughly 60,000 financial transactions every day using virtual gifts called Bars. That […]

BitTorrent Creator’s Chia Could ‘Fix’ Bitcoin With Own Altcoin By Late 2018

BitTorrent creator Bram Cohen has debuted his “solution” to Bitcoin which he says resolves “centralization problems” with the virtual currency. Speaking to TechCrunch Wednesday, Cohen explained his Chia Network would offer more reliable, eco-friendly mining and security measures. The developer has been famously critical of Bitcoin this year as the network suffers slow and expensive […]

SPECTRE Creators Seek VC Backing for Blockchain-Free Cryptocurrency

A veteran researcher behind two influential papers in the emerging field of crypto-economics is gearing up to launch a new cryptocurrency. Revealed in an exclusive interview with CoinDesk, Yonatan Sompolinsky, author of the GHOST protocol and co-author of the SPECTRE protocol, intends to release the as-yet unnamed project in late 2018. Based on his body […]

SPECTRE Creators Seek VC Backing for Blockchain-Free Cryptocurrency

A veteran researcher behind two influential papers in the emerging field of crypto-economics is gearing up to launch a new cryptocurrency. Revealed in an exclusive interview with CoinDesk, Yonatan Sompolinsky, author of the GHOST protocol and co-author of the SPECTRE protocol, intends to release the as-yet unnamed project in late 2018. Based on his body […]

Bye Bye Banks – Cryptocurrency Debit Card Creators Launch Smart Wallet Apps for Apple and Android

Cryptocurrencies are the new digital currencies spurred by the skyrocketing value (one BTC is now worth over $5,000 USD as of last week) of Bitcoin. These digital assets, which are based upon decentralized blockchain technology, all face a similar problem: how do you get internet money off of the internet and into the real world? […]

Bye Bye Banks – First Cryptocurrency Debit Card Creators Launch Smart Wallet Apps for Apple and Android

Cryptocurrencies are the new digital currencies spurred by the skyrocketing value (one BTC is now worth over $5,000 USD as of last week) of Bitcoin. These digital assets, which are based upon decentralized blockchain technology, all face a similar problem: how do you get internet money off of the internet and into the real world? […]

Creators of Disney’s blockchain build commercial platform on Dragonchain with ICO

Dragonchain was first developed at Disney’s tech-focused Seattle office. Disney made the protocol open-source in 2016. Thomson Reuters -Dragonchain is a blockchain protocol originally built by Disney. -It’s designed to be more private than other popular blockchains like the bitcoin and ethereum protocols. -Now some of the developers behind the technology want to build a […]

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