Last year, Spotify failed to obtain mechanical licenses (copyright holder’s control over the ability to reproduce a musical work) for many songs on the platform. This harmed music publishers and artists. Spotify had to pay them over 20 million plus a 5 million penalty!!!
Ah, Italy. Anywhere we go, no matter our origins, most of us are charmed by the picturesque lines drawn by the hills in Tuscany, by the boot-shaped coastline, or maybe by the vibrant lifestyle of metropolitan Milan and Rome.
Another telltale sign that will certainly make your senses tingle is typical Italian winery: the restaurant aficionados will never deny a good glass of Montepulciano, and also me, as a full-bred Venetian, have a knack for our original Valdobbiadene and Valpolicella. Sounds pretty typical, doesn’t it?
You read it correctly! After all the fuss and news around October 25th hard fork in Bitcoin, which we’ve previously discussed, there may be yet another split you should be interested in. We’re talking about SegWit2x.
As the deadline is fast approaching, we shall witness the effects of the two transaction velocity-boosting proposals that have garnered the most attention and approval from the most technical, inside part of the start-up and mining community.
Make mining decentralized again!
With a Trump-esque overture, the Bitcoin Gold community presented the beginning of the development of the protocol kicking in tomorrow, October 25th 2017. Bitcoin Gold is born to pilot Bitcoin upgrades, as a few developers perceive that the Bitcoin blockchain has become too centralized, after falling in the manipulating hands of a few mining companies.
Then you’re not alone. Whether you consume music on digital services and pay high premiums (Spotify, Apple Music), or, on the other hand, are a musician facing the music industry sharks, the whole industry is aggressively after your money and will give no truce.
Using blockchain technology for enhanced reconciliation and data sharing is a compelling value proposition for this industry. The most creative and disruptive possibilities go beyond pure financial transactions - Accenture
Isn’t it the worst feeling when you arrive to the airport, eager to get on the plane, but see the horribly long security lines and just wish you can skip them all?
At least when it comes to me, I think about it every time I travel. But guess what? We can! I want to share my latest discovery with you, hoping it would make your travel experience better.
Marijuana consumption is widespread across the world and social acceptance is increasing over the years as shown by less restrictive legislations in countries like the United Sates. Society is becoming more conscious about the medical benefits provided by cannabis along with the fact that cannabis does not turn people into criminals as previously thought by a big segment of society... Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa, XXXTemptation and many other weed consumers are looking forward to the next big things that blockchain will provide to people, which are weed delivery and marijuana tracking systems. These systems will be implemented by using algorithms that will collect user information using the process shown in the picture below.
…car blockchain révèle d’ou proviennent tes aliments!!
… and blockchain will tell you where it comes from!