Name of product: GetGems.
What it is: Mobile messaging app with built-in, bitcoin-based incentivization token.
Name of product: GetGems.
What it is: Mobile messaging app with built-in, bitcoin-based incentivization token.
First, I read a little ebook called “The Audience Revolution: The Smarter Way to Build a Business, Make a Difference, and Change the World” by Danny Iny. This ebook inspired me… read more →
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In a 3rd May blog post, Melotic indicated that the cost of operating its platform had become prohibitive. The exchange, which hosts a number of altcoins and decentralized app (dapp) tokens, appears to have fallen victim to low trading volumes.
According to the post, users will have until 15th May to withdraw their balances, and deposits. After 15th May, the exchange will be shut off.
‘Digital currencies’ aren’t needed to explain why distributed ledgers are important. In this post, IBM’s Richard Gendal Brown develops an argument for replicated shared ledgers from first principles.
This is intended to be an ‘education piece’ aimed at those, particularly in the finance industry, who prefer explanations of new technologies to be rooted in a description of a real-world business problem rather than beginning with a description of a purported solution.
One of the largest players in bitcoin has warned fledging startups to remain vigilant on regulatory compliance issues.
Coinbase‘s associate counsel Sarah Hody urged entrepreneurs to follow the firm’s “proactive” stance in front of a packed audience at bitcoin developer meetup in San Francisco’s South of Market district.
Hody, who worked at several different law firms prior to joining the cryptocurrency space, noted that a number of other sectors, including food services and the automotive industry, have regulatory bodies that ensure consumer protection.
Bitcoin in the Headlines is a weekly look at global bitcoin news, analysing media and its impact.
Ever-hungry for product launches and splashy funding rounds, the mainstream media was sent into a frenzy this week as Circle announced the closure of its $50m round and Coinbase confirmed it was expanding across the pond to the UK.
Bitcoin exchange CEX.IO has expanded its operations to the US enabling customers in 23 states to deposit and withdraw fiat currency.
Citing Coinbase as its main competitor stateside, Helga Danova, chief editor at CEX.IO said that she was confident that they could become a “great alternative for US citizens and broaden the possibilities of buying bitcoin and trading other cryptocurrencies.”
The US launch comes amid a continued pivot away from mining services. The company halted its cloud mining operations in January citing bitcoin’s declining price as a motivating factor.
The Apple Watch is now on the wrists of members of the general public for the first time, and opinions about its usefulness are flying fast and furious. Here at TechCrunch, we’ve been sharing… Source: Apple Watch Review | TechCrunch
Unpatched flaws could allow attackers to take control of websites running a WordPress plug-in called TheCartPress Source: WordPress e-commerce plug-in puts over 5,000 websites at risk | CIO
Sweden’s Nasdaq exchange has approved a bitcoin-based exchange traded note (ETN), opening up investment in the digital currency to those who do not want to directly purchase and hold bitcoins.
The Bitcoin Tracker One, launched by Stockholm-based XBT Provider AB, which is owned by the KnC Group and is expected to launch on 18th May.
In a statement, Alexander Marsh, chief executive officer of XBT Provider AB, said:
Bumble Bee Foods and two employees were charged Monday by Los Angeles prosecutors with violating safety regulations in the death of a worker who was cooked in an industrial oven with tons of tuna. Source: Bumble Bee Foods, 2 employees charged in death of worker cooked with tuna | abc7.com
Dwayne Johnson stars in SAN ANDREAS, in theaters May 29, 2015. http://facebook.com/sanandreasmovie http://sanandreasmovie.com After the infamous San Andreas Fault finally gives, triggering a magnitude 9 earthquake in California, a search and rescue helicopter pilot (Dwayne Johnson) and his estranged wife make their way together from Los Angeles to San Francisco to save their only daughter. […]
The Nevada Attorney General’s Office is seeking to arrest the operator of defunct bitcoin poker service Seals with Clubs.
As reported by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Bryan Micon was charged in Nevada court on Monday with operating an unlicensed interactive gaming system. Micon is accused of failing to acquire the necessary licensure to operate Seals with Clubs.
If convicted, he could face up to 10 years in prison and $50,000 in fines.
Add the little hashtag symbol followed by an emoji on photos and videos, and your emoji hashtag will be clickable. Source: Instagram Gets Clickable Emoji Hashtags, New Filters | News & Opinion | PCMag.com
The revolutionary LG G4 will change the way you look at smartphones—and everything else. See LG G4 specs, learn about the release date, and more. Source: Discover the LG G4 – Release Date, Specs & Where to Buy | LG USA
Billionaire Richard Branson is set to bring “the world’s greatest minds in cryptocurrency” together to discuss bitcoin on his personal private island. Source: Richard Branson to Host Bitcoin Summit on Private Island
Emoji support while blogging is something I’ve been waiting for as long as I can remember and it’s finally here. WordPress 4.2 landed last week and fully supports emoji. If you previously used emoji… Source: WordPress Now Lets You Use Emoji Everywhere
WordPress 4.2.1 is now available. This is a critical security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately.
A few hours ago, the WordPress team was made aware of a cross-site scripting vulnerability, which could enable commenters to compromise a site. The vulnerability was discovered by Jouko Pynnönen.
WordPress 4.2.1 has begun to roll out as an automatic background update, for sites that support those.
Download WordPress 4.2.1 or venture over to Dashboard → Updates and simply click “Update Now”.
Forbes Magazine reports a fresh zero-day, a previously unknown and unpatched weakness, affecting the latest version of WordPress, 4.2, and prior iterations, as revealed by Finnish company Klikki Oy yesterday… Read article at Forbes >>
Version 4.2 of WordPress, named “Powell” in honor of jazz pianist Bud Powell, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. New features in 4.2 help you communicate and share, globally. An easier way to share content Clip it, edit it, publish it. Get familiar with the new and improved Press This. From […]
WordPress 4.1.2 is now available. This is a critical security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. WordPress versions 4.1.1 and earlier are affected by a critical cross-site scripting vulnerability, which could enable anonymous users to compromise a site. This was reported by Cedric Van Bockhaven and fixed by […]
Amazon Fire Phone Unlocked with 1 yr Prime Membership + Unlimited Cloud Storage Includes a full year of Prime benefits (a $99 value). See details 2.2GHz quad-core processor and 2GB RAM for ultra-fast app launch times and smooth multi-tasking Bright 4.7″ HD display 13 MP camera with optical image stabilization, HDR, and LED flash Includes […]
The printer is outfitted for our day to day life. It has a rechargeable battery and an on/off switch. It connects directly to smartphones and to PC’s and allows the user to print on any size piece of paper. Equipped with a unique mechanical drive system, WiFi connectivity for connecting to mobile devices and a […]
The release candidate for WordPress 4.2 is now available. We’ve made more than 140 changes since releasing Beta 4 a week and a half ago. RC means we think we’re done, but with millions of users and thousands of plugins and themes, it’s possible we’ve missed something. We hope to ship WordPress 4.2 on Wednesday, […]
If you visit WordPress.org regularly you might have noticed some changes around the place. If you don’t, now’s the time to check them out! We’ve been working hard to improve the site to make it more useful to everyone, both developers and users, and we hope you like what we’ve done.
Since WordPress 3.8, you’ve been enjoying improved theme management in your WordPress admin, and in WordPress 4.0 plugin management was refined. We’ve brought these experiences from your admin and re-created them right here on WordPress.org.
The Theme Directory has a better browsing experience, with handy tabs where you can view featured, popular, and the latest themes. As with the theme experience in your admin, you can use the feature filter to browse for just the right theme for your WordPress website.
Click on a theme to get more information about it, including shiny screenshots, ratings, and statistics.
The Plugin Directory has a brand new theme that mirrors the experience in your WordPress admin, with a more visual experience, and better search and statistics.
As well as a facelift, there are some great new features for you to play around with:
An overview of the new theme was posted by Scott Reilly.
We’ve made huge improvements to our statistics. This gives us more useful information about the WordPress versions people are using, their PHP version, and their MySQL version.
Already these new statistics have provided us with useful insights into WordPress usage.
Over the coming months we’ll be able to use these statistics to bring you new tools and improvements, and to make more informed decisions across the board. Read Andrew Nacin’s post about these changes for more background.
Thanks to everyone who contributed to the theme directory redesign, the plugin directory refresh, and improved statistics: Alin Marcu, Damon Cook, Dion Hulse, Dominik Schilling, Jan Cavan Boulas, Konstantin Obenland, Kyle Maurer, Matías Ventura, Mel Choyce, Natalie MacLees, Paul de Wouters, Samuel Sidler, Samuel Wood (Otto), Scott Reilly, Siobhan McKeown.
Having Your Website Be Mobile-Friendly Is No Longer Optional I’ve been writing about how important mobile-friendly websites are for almost two years. Between smartphones and tablets, my website is seeing almost… read more →
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The Social Graph is About Relationships, Not Followers Perhaps the most frequently asked question in the whole social media and online marketing arena is, “Where’s the ROI?” As Gary Vaynerchuk @garyvee points… read more →
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The Humanistic Marketing Revolution continues… Last December, I presented a 45-minute video webinar called “Step Up to the Gifts of Ease, Fun & Authenticity: Discover the Catalysts That Will Inspire… read more →
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