A Safer Harbor: Improving Hester Peirce’s Proposal for Regulating Token Sales

Donna Redel is the former Chairman of COMEX, a Board Member of New York Angels and an Adjunct Professor of Law at Fordham Law School. Olta Andoni is an Adjunct Professor at Chicago-Kent College of Law. Peirce’s CoinDesk op-ed is here . Further reactions were published here and here . In February, Commissioner Hester Peirce proposed a new safe harbor which, if passed into a formal rule, would radically change the legal terrain for […]

 

 

 

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How Blockchain Could Save the Music Industry from the Threat of Technology

Sharelines Did you know that there was a time, not so long ago, when the only way to listen to music was live and in-person? No, I’m not talking about a live stream from your favorite band on Facebook or YouTube, but listening to the music at a venue congregated alongside a small or large group of similarly-minded folks who liked the same kind of music you did. In pre-historic times like the year […]

HTC cuts jobs to focus on products like blockchain smartphones

Taiwanese electronics manufacturer HTC has confirmed its plan to further downsize the company. This will be the third major lay-off round that the company has seen, Taiwanese news outlet Liberty Times reported , following a cut of 2,250 employees in 2015 and another 1,500 in July 2018. Additionally, in Jan 2018, HTC lost around 2,000 of its engineers to Google in a $1.1 billion deal . At its peak in 2013, HTC boasted around […]

New Miller Lite Trivia Game Answers How Blockchain Can Be Used by Marketers

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Vatom Labs uses Blockchain-enabled SmartMedia Objects (SMOs) to award Miller Lite patrons in bars and restaurants Getty Images165167132 As blockchain technology becomes more widely adopted by marketers, its applications and limits come into focus. In terms of curbing ad fraud, blockchain can help support a transparent marketplace , but it isn’t speedy and efficient enough to verify legitimate trades as they happen . Ad exchanges aren’t nearly as much fun as other potential uses, […]

Targeting millennial jewellery shoppers

Millennials have been called a generation of industry-killers. The buying trends of this iconoclastic age group have severely dented several industries, including beer, napkins and mayonnaise. The spending power (or, more importantly, non-spending power) of millennials shouldn’t be underestimated. Forbes declared them the generation with the highest buying potential. So, as more industries take steps to understand the mind of the millennial consumer, it’s natural to wonder: is jewellery fated to go the same […]

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>>>Swipe on >>> Age is just a number. But we'd like to read between those numbers because, each generation has its own set of characteristics that shape its shopping habits. The key to create an effective campaign is based on understanding generational tendencies, whether it is for a millennial-targeted coffee shop or a grocery store for all age groups. Here's a breakdown of every generation's shopping parameters and preferences. #PAD #Shoppers #GenerationB #BabyBoomers #GenX #GenY #GenZ #Millenials #OnlineShopper #ShoppersPsychology #ConsumerInsight #ConsumerPsychology #Advertising #Research #Communication #IntegratedCommunications #Shopoholic #RetailShopper #DigitalShopper

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Walmart China deploys VeChainThor blockchain to ensure food safety

Today, the Walmart China Blockchain Traceability Platform, built on the VeChainThor blockchain , was announced at the 2019 China Products Safety Publicity Week Traceability System Construction Seminar. This seminar was jointly organized by Walmart China and the CCFA in Beijing. The announcement was in combination with Walmart China, China Chain-Store & Franchise Association (CCFA), PwC, Inner Mongolia Kerchin Co., Ltd., and VeChain. The announcement of the Walmart China Blockchain Traceability Platform came with the […]

 

Blockchain Networks Are the Next Big Step For Retail and E-Commerce Companies

E-commerce and supply chains are two major use cases for blockchain technology. Blockchain’s security and automation benefits are an ideal way to save money and ensure transactions occur safely and securely on a 24/7 basis. Take a company like Target, for example. The retailer, who recently announced its blockchain initiative , ConsenSource, ships in products from around the world. Not only does Target stock furniture and electronics, but it supplies groceries and healthcare products […]

 

Which Online Marketplaces have Adopted Cryptocurrency as a Way of Payment?

online marketplaces adopting crypto and bitcoin altcoin buzz – 2019-05-29T022708_opt As per marketsandmarkets , the Blockchain market will grow at a CAGR of 80.2%. Retail and e-commerce marketplaces will be one of the fastest growing verticals during the forecast period. Many of them have started to accept cryptocurrencies as a mode of payment. Introduction Many websites have tried pilots to accept cryptocurrencies as a payment method. Some have succeeded, some have failed, however, the […]

Amazon Patent Casts Light on Plans to Create Proof-of-Work Blockchain Analog

Retail behemoth Amazon has received a patent for generating Merkle trees as a solution to the proof-of-work ( PoW ) algorithm, a document confirmed on May 14. Amazon, which has taken an increasing interest in blockchain technology in recent times, now appears to be targeting development of a specific variation of the instrument. Specifically, the patent targets Merkle trees — a data verification tool — to constitute the work required in a PoW setup. […]