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HitBTC Asks Users to Verify Their Social Media Accounts Prior to Accessing Funds

Cryptocurrency users have expressed various concerns regarding the HitBTC exchange in the past. Slow response times to customer support tickets and deposit and withdrawal issues have occurred on multiple occasions. It now seems the company is asking some users for their social media information as a proof of identity. The New HitBTC Verification Procedure Cryptocurrency exchanges have to adhere to ...

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Research Shows Bitcoin Price Linked to Public Sentiment on Social Media

Bitcoin’s value is manipulated by public sentiment, this according to researchers who found that positive comments by infrequent social media users were likely to enhance the coin’s prospects.  Social Media’s Impact on Bitcoin’s Price Researchers from the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey, led by assistant professor of information systems Feng Mai, have found that Bitcoin’s value has ...

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MIT Media Lab Project Enigma Partners with Intel on Privacy Research

American multinational technology company Intel has partnered with Enigma on research and development of privacy in computational technologies. Announcing the partnership in a blog post, Enigma said that it was excited to work with Intel as it seeks to advance its protocol and privacy technologies for public blockchains. The partnership comes a few weeks before Enigma launches its testnet and, ...

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IBM Launches Blockchain-Powered Media Transactions Tracker to Prevent Advertising Fraud

IBM iX has partnered with software supplier Mediaocean to launch a blockchain-powered tracker for digital media transactions, the company tweeted June 19. IBM iX is the business and tech consulting wing of international technology giant IBM. According to IBM iX, the main purpose for applying blockchain in the media ecosystem is to “clean things up” in the media buying industry.   ...

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Digital Future Council Assembles Roster of Industry Leaders in Media, …

The Digital Future Council made its public debut on June 18, 2018, at the 2018 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. With founding members from such organizations as IBM, Vice, CNN, Lego and Warner Bros., the council was formed as an informational intermediary to find common ground between creative and technological industries. The Digital Future Council will be introducing a ...

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16 Arrested in Monero Cryptojacking Case, Local Media Report

Japanese prosecutors from 10 prefectures have arrested 16 individuals suspected of involvement in an ongoing criminal case of cryptojacking, local news outlet The Asahi Shimbun reports June 15. Cryptojacking is the practice of using unsuspecting users’ processing power in order to mine cryptocurrency for the attacker. According to the report by Asahi Shimbun, the arrested individuals are suspected of installing ...

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Mainstream Media Convinced Coinrail Hack Caused Crypto Price Plunge

Cryptocurrency users are venting frustration June 11 after mainstream media outlets reported the crypto market had fallen namely due to the hacking of a small South Korean exchange Coinrail. As both Bitcoin and altcoins fell June 10, sources including Bloomberg, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), Reuters, the Guardian and others claimed that Coinrail’s hack – which local media reported as ...

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Leading Chinese Blockchain Media Block Technology Secures Another Round of Financing

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ContentBox: Leveraging Blockchain Technology to Level the Playing Field in Digital Media Industry

Modern content platforms such as Reddit, YouTube and Spotify have become an indispensable part of our modern daily life. It is estimated that audio and video streaming services constitute 70% of the total internet data traffic. Amid this explosive growth lies several longstanding challenges that content creators, consumers, advertisers, and distributors face, impeding the success and fairness of the industry. ...

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Blockchain Media Company Jumps on the Journey to Disrupt the Future of Entertainment

This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. Hollywood movies are still in high demand these days. However, the role of movie stars in the entertainment market has changed. With big companies like HBO, Hulu, Netflix, and Amazon dominating the online ...

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