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"BAT is positioned to reform the ad-tech ecosystem because it can privately monitor and anonymously confirm user intent at the browser level which allows for the development of rich metrics for user attention."
Wednesday saw the largest Tokyo Bitcoin meetup “in years” take place at the Pink Cow in the Japanese capital's Minato district.
"Host Bitkan was particularly buoyant on the future of Bitcoin in Japan as nearly one hundred people attended the event."
Bitcoin developers outlined a plan today to replace the network's signature scheme with an alternative.
"For this reason, the Schnorr feature is unlikely to be implemented until a decision on Segwit activation has been formalized."
As Uber approaches what is expected to be the hottest IPO of 2017, questions about its business model and practices are mounting.
"As Uber approaches what is expected to be the hottest IPO of 2017, questions about its business model and practices are mounting."
And Bank of England trials artificial intelligence and blockchain in bid to stay ahead of the pack.
"The former chairman of Volkswagen, Ferdinand Piëch, is in talks to sell the vast majority of his shares in Porsche Automobil Holding SE, the holding company that controls the carmaker."
Farming was simple once. It was hard, backbreaking work, but it followed a basic formula: You plant it, you grow it, you harvest it. Then the tractor came along, and it became a little less backbreaking. But that was way back in the 20th century.
"There’s software out there a guy can get his hands on if he looks for it,” a farmer and repair mechanic in Nebraska who uses cracked John Deere software told Motherboard."
It takes just about 27 days for the Moon we all know and love to make its way around the Earth, but it's going to take far longer for a giant model of the Moon to do the same.
"The mini Moon has already visited France, the UK, Belgium, and the Netherlands, and will hop between festivals in Europe for much of the remainder of 2017."
Financial markets in Greece A strained and chocked financial sector, functioning under Capital Controls for two years (this June) that has priced in the probability of a Grexit (for the third time in 7 yrs). All banks, except for Alpha Bank (Euros 1,63), have become penny stocks with National Bank of Greece trading around 0,25…
"Greece has the potential to become a Fintech hub, starting from the necessity to solve many problems that are idiosyncratic to the current conditions."
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars design director Giles Taylor explains how the team are working to keep the marque at the pinnacle of luxury with the bespoke offerings and through being provocative as he hints at the new Phantom.
"I am told the paint is the most expensive to grace the body of a Rolls-Royce and that the process was also long and complex."
Two individuals connected to the now-defunct bitcoin exchange Coin.max have been convicted following a trial in New York.
"Defense attorneys for Gross and Lebedev claimed during the trial that their clients did not know that Coin.mx was running an illegal operation."
One of the most well-known dark markets is looking to add support for ethereum in the coming weeks.
"AlphaBay previously made waves in August 2016 when the market announced the integration of privacy-centric digital currency monero as a payment."
Coinbase's GDAX digital asset exchange has added a new margin trading feature.
"Access to ether-denominated margin trading won't be immediately available for traders in New York, but the company said that this support would be extended in the future."
The volatility in ether prices is subsiding after the market hit a series of all-time highs last week.
"Vinny Lingham, an investor and entrepreneur, stated that "concern over a hard fork" in bitcoin is one factor that has led to an increase in ether prices."
Ethereum developers had to shutter a highly anticipated app last week, when two critical bugs provoked security concerns shortly after launch.
"Launched on the main network on Monday, the idea behind ENS is to offer a decentralized way to register domain names on top of ethereum."
Digital Asset CEO Blythe Masters took the stage last week to discuss how the blockchain industry needs to be aware of its impact on the job market.
"Addressing the matter last week was Blythe Masters, CEO of one of the industry's best-funded startups, New York-based Digital Asset Holdings."
A new bill filed in the Nevada Senate aims to prevent local authorities from imposing fees or taxes on the use of blockchain tech.
"Notably, the bill would also prohibit local governments from taxing the use of the tech or requiring the use of a licensure for that purpose."
More than 25 companies and organizations are taking part in a blockchain proof-of-concept spearheaded by the Japan Exchange Group (JPX).
"The Japan Securities Dealers Association, an industry self-regulatory organization (SRO), is also taking part."
Plans to build a new version of the ethereum virtual machine are moving ahead.
"The language change would allow for script executions at "near-native speed" by taking advantage of hardware capabilities."
Money transfer giant Western Union is seeking a patent for a transaction analysis system that could be applied to digital currencies like bitcoin.
"The application, which lists 6 inventors, was originally submitted in September of last year."
Traders have been preparing for a potential split in the bitcoin network.
"Recent weeks have seen a recasting of the scaling debate, with miners and developers largely backing separate paths forward for the network."
With 80 banks already among its members, distributed ledger consortium R3 is now setting its sights on bringing more regulators into the fold.
"In conversation with CoinDesk, Rutter explained how the RegNet participants would meet in parallel with the banking membership."
As tensions rise in bitcoin's scaling debate, support is growing for a solution that could sideline miners should they try to force a code change.
"It's unclear if either will happen, and others aren't terribly concerned, with some going as far as to describe the recent frenzy as an attempt at price manipulation."
Circle has suggested in an email to users that, in order to avoid the consequences of a potential hard fork, they may want to to sell their bitcoin.
"Miners and developers are now showing a determination to back separate roadmaps for the technology"
The World Food Programme, the food assistance arm of the United Nations, is advancing a blockchain trial to pilot stage.
"UN delegations have also discussed how the tech can help the organization pursue its sustainability goals."
The blockchain isn't just for Bitcoin transactions. Advertisers can no longer ignore blockchain's huge implications for the world of marketing.
"This spreadsheet is stored simultaneously on a bunch of different computers and is encrypted."