Month: April 2018

Blockchain Meets Digital Advertising: 3 Projects Looking to Dethrone the Kings

The Digital Advertising Revolution: 3 Blockchain Projects Looking to Dethrone the Kings In 2017, Google and Facebook captured nearly 73% of digital advertising revenue in the United States, with the remainder up for grabs for competitors such as Amazon and Snapchat. Digital advertising spending is estimated to be near $270 billion in 2018, and only …

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Japan Gathers 500 Agents to Fight Cybercrime and Crypto Theft

Japan has decided to set up a new agency to better address cybercrime. The Tokyo-based center gathers 500 analysts and investigators who will also combat cryptocurrency theft. Over 3 million attempts to steal digital information have been registered last year. Hackers have stolen funds worth over 17 billion Japanese yen.   Also read: Hackers Target …

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Blockchain Shipping: A New Shipment Protocol

Cryptocurrencies are fun, exciting, and easy to understand, so they’re getting the most coverage in the blockchain revolution. However, the underlying blockchain technology is already getting tested in dozens of industries, from agriculture to energy to art. Blockchain shipping and freight is another new development. It’s poised to change the entire chain of custody for how …

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Bitcoin Hardware Wallet Nano Ledger Most Popular Holiday Purchase in This US State

Americans are known around the world for their love of over-the-top holiday shopping. But recently at least some have actually made a smart and sensible purchase around Black Friday and Cyber Monday. In fact, people in Nevada acquired so many Ledger Nano wallets, to better protect their cryptocurrency holdings, it became the most bought item …

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US Bitcoin Trader Convicted for Illegal Money Transmission and Laundering

The U.S. government has been cracking down on individuals utilizing the peer-to-peer platform Localbitcoins. This week an Arizona resident named Thomas Costanzo was convicted for money laundering tied to over $164,000 worth of cryptocurrency trades. Also Read: Arizona Localbitcoins Trader Detained by U.S. Homeland Security Two Years Worth of BTC Trades Investigated The U.S. Attorneys Office …

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