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Stat: Crypto-confidence is growing in France

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Stat: Crypto-confidence is growing in France

As the metaverse continues to pervade public discourse, cryptocurrency literacy is growing in France.
Finance : Cryptocurrency : Society
A community cryptotoken that rewards music fans

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A community cryptotoken that rewards music fans

Portuguese artist André Anjos is rewarding his fans through a community token built on alternative ownership platform Zora.
Media : Entertainment : Technology
Everyday Cryptocurrencies

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Everyday Cryptocurrencies

As cryptocurrencies gain mainstream traction, finance brands are facilitating their everyday use while educating consumers about how these digital ...
FinTech : Finance : Cryptocurrencies
Stat: Bitcoin has a major global warming problem

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Stat: Bitcoin has a major global warming problem

According to a study by a team of researchers in Hawaii, which was published in the journal Nature Climate Change last week, Bitcoin could push glo...
Bitcoin : Technology : Global Warming
Emerging Youth: South Korea

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Emerging Youth: South Korea

In a patriarchal society dominated by tradition, young South Koreans are choosing to forge their own paths rather than conform to antiquated a...
Youth : South Korea : Beauty
Loyalty Market

Markets

Loyalty Market

As consumers become less loyal, brands are looking to personalisation, cryptocurrencies and mobile-based initiatives in an effort to redefine custo...
Retail : Digital : Technology
Today’s headlines including a Mars-like city to be built in the UAE

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Today’s headlines including a Mars-like city to be built in the UAE

In today’s daily digest: Google’s in-ear translation, alcoholic Kombrewcha, an environmentally themed national holiday and other stories.
Technology : Sustainability : Food & Drink
Artist visualises Bitcoin as tangible banknotes

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Artist visualises Bitcoin as tangible banknotes

Los Angeles – As cryptocurrencies continue to gain mainstream recognition, artist Matthias Dörfelt has redesigned the Bitcoin blockchain in a more ...
Design : Digital : Finance
The People’s Bank of China trials a new digital currency

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The People’s Bank of China trials a new digital currency

China – The state-owned bank is testing a prototype cryptocurrency through simulated transactions with domestic commercial banks.
Finance : Cryptocurrency : Digital Currency
Kik is the first mainstream messaging app to create its own cryptocurrency

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Kik is the first mainstream messaging app to create its own cryptocurrency

US – The new medium of exchange, Kin, is based on Ethereum blockchain technology.
Finance : Retail : Technology
Brave new world

Big Ideas

Brave new world

US – Brave is an ad-blocking web browser that will now pay publishers with Bitcoins.
Brave : Ad-blocker : Bitcoin
Blocking the competition

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Blocking the competition

London – Seven key companies from the financial and technology sectors are joining to create an alternative to blockchain, the decentralised ledg...
Open Ledger Project : Bitcoin : Block Chain
TechCrunch Disrupt

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TechCrunch Disrupt

Now in its third year and with its own parody of HBO’s start-up spoof Silicon Valley, TechCrunch Disrupt Europe has officially booked its place in ...
2015 TechCrunch Disrupt : Technology : Blippar
FutureFest 2015

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FutureFest 2015

For its second edition, Nesta’s FutureFest explored the future of food, thrills and money.
Cryptocurrencies : Morgaine Gaye : Thrill Laboratory
Fitness Cryptocurrency

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Fitness Cryptocurrency

US – Creative studio Chaotic Moon has created an app that converts exercise statistics into FitCoin.
Bitcoin : Fitness : SXSW
New platform lets people sell advertising space on their clothes and cars

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New platform lets people sell advertising space on their clothes and cars

BadgerHunt helps advertisers connect with people eager to promote their brands in exchange for payment in Bitcoin. 
BadgerHunt : The New Value Economy : Bitcoin
The New Value Economy

Macro Trends

The New Value Economy

Ownership is receding as an ideal and a way to mark value. We share, rent and borrow products now, creating new systems of value and worth in the...
Collaborative Economy : Conspicuous Access : Reputation
The Reputation Economy is central to new cryptocurrency project

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The Reputation Economy is central to new cryptocurrency project

Document Coin is a new project that imagines a cryptocurrency as a means of exchange guaranteed by personal reputation rather than code.
Cryptocurrency : Document Coin : Reputation
US start-up hopes to facilitate Chinese purchase of Western goods

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US start-up hopes to facilitate Chinese purchase of Western goods

Payment service Stripe has joined forces with China’s Alipay to make it easier for Chinese consumers to buy from Western brands. 
Alipay : Stripe : Payments
Cryptocurrencies

Micro Trends

Cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin. Millions of us are aware of it. Most of us have no idea how it operates, or what its purpose is.
Bitcoin : V-Currencies : Cashless Futures
SXSW Interactive 2014 - Part 2

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SXSW Interactive 2014 - Part 2

Fashion brands and retailers were out in force for South by Southwest Interactive 2014, and ‘fashion tech’ became something of a catchall buzzwor...
SXSW : SXSW Interactive : SXSWi
Bitcoin ATM investors make a play for the mainstream

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Bitcoin ATM investors make a play for the mainstream

SXSW hosted one of the first Bitcoin ATMs in the US
Bitcoin : E-payment : SXSW
SXSW Interactive 2014 Preview

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SXSW Interactive 2014 Preview

As leaders in creative industries gather at South by Southwest Interactive for a week of inspiration, fellowship and breakfast tacos, LS:N Global...
South By Southwest Interactive : SXSW : SXSW Interactive
Bitcoin ATMs open in two US cities

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Bitcoin ATMs open in two US cities

Two Bitcoin ATMs have opened in the US
Bitcoin : Currency : Virtual Currency
2014 International CES Review Part 2: Generation I, Self-Quants, Silver Tech, Third Industrial Revolution and Cashless Futures

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2014 International CES Review Part 2: Generation I, Self-Quants, Silver Tech, Third Industrial Revolution and Cashless Futures

At this year’s International CES newly emerging sectors of consumer technology showed massive growth, while brands were notably more astute in ho...
CES : Electronics : Consumer Technology
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