Monthly Archives: January 2019

Egyptian YouTuber Crowdfunding To Escape

An Egyptian dissident has started a unique crowdfunding campaign. Sharif Gaber, a YouTube star in his home country with over 212,000 followers, has been arrested and detained multiple times by the secret police. It’s reported that he has over “15 … Continue reading

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Neil Young Seeking The Crowd Again

There’s a theory in the entertainment business of the “long tail,” which is that an audience that likes your work will continue to pay for prior creations. This lets the artist monetize material on a continual basis. The King of … Continue reading

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Crypto Hackers Exposed

Why don’t mainstream financial institutions embrace cryptocurrencies? Maybe it’s because of the lack of security. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that there are two major hacker groups that have stolen over $1 Billion in cryptocurrencies and have converted most … Continue reading

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Japan Pushing Cryptocurrency

Japan, where investors have flocked to cryptocurrency trading, is trying to wean its citizens off of hard money by the beginning of the Olympics next year. Helping in that effort is  the country’s largest bank  and Akamai who are teaming … Continue reading

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Georgia Promotes Bitcoin Mining

Some interesting facts about cryptocurrencies from the New York Times: Nearly 10% of all of the electricity consumed in the former Soviet satellite country of Georgia is used to mine Bitcoins. The government has encouraged Bitcoin mining to the extent … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Launched To Defend Bibi

Crowdfunding is officially a world wide phenomena. FOBs (Friends of Bibi), that is, the beleaguered Israeli Prime Minister, are now crowdfunding his impending defense against 3 possible criminal prosecutions. Members of the PM’s Likud party are on a site called … Continue reading

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New TV Show About Crypto Movie Financing

Financing movies is extremely difficult now. But what if there was a studio that used cryptocurrency to create a peer-to-peer film studio. Talent and crew would be paid in digital currencies that would then increase in value as the film … Continue reading

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