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Project Targets Fraud in Advertising With Performance-Driven Smart Contracts for Campaigns

sponsored A company says its smart contract for advertising will ensure businesses are not “misled by underperforming publishers or affiliates.” A company is creating a smart contract for advertising which it says could potentially ease two major issues that are plaguing the flourishing industry: fraud and a lack of transparency. SaTT stands for Smart Advertisement Transaction Token, and it has been created by Atayan Inc. Its team believes blockchain could help ensure advertisers are “not be misled by an underperforming publisher or affiliate that does not meet […]

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Coinbase Announces Launch of Coinbase Pro, Paradex Acquisition

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has announced the newest version of its GDAX trading platform, Coinbase Pro. Coinbase has announced Coinbase Pro, the new version of its trading platform GDAX, in a blog post Wednesday. The announcement comes on the same day as Coinbase’s acquisition of relay platform Paradex. According to the Coinbase blog post, Coinbase Pro is an evolution of GDAX, which is specifically designed for individual crypto traders. Coinbase says that the new product was made specifically to suit the needs of individual traders, in addition to […]

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American Express Integrates Blockchain To Its Membership Rewards Program

American Express partners with online merchant Boxed to pilot a blockchain-based rewards program that can more specifically target promotions to customers. Financial services corporation American Express (AmEx) has announced a blockchain application to its Membership Rewards program in partnership with online merchant Boxed, Associated Press reported May 23. AmEx announced that it is integrating blockchain technology developed by Hyperledger, an open source blockchain project under the Linux Foundation, to let merchants design customized offers for AmEx cardholders in order to increase customer engagement. AmEx has started with […]

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IBM Announces 1,800 New Jobs in France In Blockchain, AI, and IoT Within Next Two Years

IBM CEO Virginia Rometty has announced a two-year plan to create 1,800 new jobs in France in areas including blockchain, AI, and IoT. IBM CEO Virginia Rometty has announced that in the next two years the company is planning to create 1,800 jobs in France in the fields of Artificial Intelligence (AI), blockchain, and the Internet of Things (IoT), Le Monde reported May 23. The announcement was made at the Tech for Good summit in Paris, which was hosted by the President of France Emmanuel Macron. Pursuing […]

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Tom Lee Holds to $25,000 Bitcoin Price Prediction, Cites Three Supporting Factors

Tom Lee explains his bullish stance that the Bitcoin price will reach $25,000 this use with three major factors. Co-founder and Fundstrat strategist Tom Lee is holding to his prediction that Bitcoin (BTC) will reach $25,000, CNBC reports May 23. Lee identifies three key factors that make him believe the price will surge past the 2017 high. On Wednesday, BTC dropped below $8,000 and traded around $7,500, losing most of the gains it made from mid-April to early May. With Wednesday’s plunge, BTC is now down 41 […]

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Tim Draper: Blockchain Could Free Individuals From Inefficient Governments

Venture capitalist and Bitcoin enthusiast Tim Draper said that blockchain could enable people to more easily emigrate away inefficient governments. US investor Tim Draper presented his vision for blockchain-based digital governments in an opening keynote speech at the GovTech Pioneers conference in Vienna, Austria Cointelegraph auf Deutsch reported May 23. Draper outlined a future in which blockchain technology utilizing smart contracts in conjunction with artificial intelligence will massively change the role and responsibilities of states. “If we combine Bitcoin, blockchain with smart contracts and artificial intelligence, we […]

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Altcoin Verge Hacked For Second Time In Two Months, Around $1.4 Mln Stolen

Cryptocurrency Verge has been hacked again this week, with 35 mln XVG currently worth around $1.4 mln stolen. Privacy-focused cryptocurrency Verge (XVG) has been the victim of another hack, in which 35 mln XVG were stolen over a period of a few hours, The Next Web reported yesterday, May 22. Verge tweeted that their mining pools were under a DDOS attack on May 21, noting that they were working to resolve it. it appears some mining pools are under ddos attack, and we are experiencing a delay […]

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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Cardano, Stellar, TRON: Price Analysis, May 23

Latest technical analysis on top 9 cryptocurrencies from an expert trader. The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. At the press time, top nine digital currencies are in the red, with the market capitalization down to less than $330 billion, compared to $390 billion just a couple […]

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Deutsche Boerse: We Are ‘Deep At Work’ Examining Bitcoin Before ‘Moving Forward’

Deutsche Boerse has said it is “deep at work” trying to “understand” how Bitcoin works. German shares and securities marketplace organizer Deutsche Boerse (DB) said it is “deep at work” examining cryptocurrency integration options, Bloomberg reports May 23. Speaking at an industry event, the company’s head of clients, products and core markets Jeffrey Tessler told audience members that the company was busy “understanding” the technology behind Bitcoin before “moving forward” with it. The progress is a step forward from previous remarks in March, when Tessler implied Bitcoin’s […]

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AI-Based Youtube Bitcoin Explainer Trained By Real BTC Guides Gets It All Wrong

A purposefully nonsensical AI explainer for Bitcoin explains the currency through an amalgamation of a variety of real Bitcoin explainers. An AI compilation published on Youtube Tuesday that used pre-existing Bitcoin (BTC) explainers to come up with its own “basic stage training” on Bitcoin has resulted in almost complete nonsense, Mashable reports May 22. Created by Botnik Studios, which describes itself on Twitter as a “human-machine creative force,” the Youtube video is a voice over of the texts generated by an AI that used “predictive keyboard trained […]

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