Browsing the "Media" Tag

Take 2: News Startup Civil Announces Rebooted Token Sale for February

| Brady Dale

After a failed token sale in October, ConsenSys startup Civil is launching an offering in February that incorporates lessons learned.

One Big Backer Is Propping Up Media Startup Civil’s Struggling ICO

| Brady Dale

The token sale for Civil has brought in $1.34 million toward its $8 million minimum goal.

Big Investors Deny Involvement In Crypto Miner Bitmain’s Pre-IPO Funding

| Wolfie Zhao

Following reports of Bitmain closing a $1 billion pre-IPO investment round, some notable investors have disputed their alleged participation.

IBM, Mediaocean Partner to Tackle Ad Industry Opacity with Blockchain

| Muyao Shen

IBM iX and ad software provider Mediaocean are forming a blockchain consortium aimed to solve some of the biggest issues in advertising.

China State TV: Blockchain Is ’10 Times More Valuable Than the Internet’

| Wolfie Zhao

China Central Television aired an hour-long program on Sunday aimed to educate the public about the concept, potential and risks of blockchain.

Intel Thinks Blockchain Could Power a Next-Gen Media Rights Manager

| Leigh Cuen

Tech giant Intel has moved to protect a custom system for digital rights management built on a blockchain.

Playboy TV to Accept Crypto Payments for Adult Content

| Wolfie Zhao

Playboy TV is launching a new payment option that will allow customers to access its exclusive content using cryptocurrencies.

Media Producer Launches Blockchain Initiative with Government Backing

| Wolfie Zhao

A Canadian media production firm with links to the Ontario government is seeking partners for a blockchain trial focused on tracking copyrights.

A Former Politico Editor Is Using Ethereum to Help Fix Journalism

| Michael del Castillo

A new project staffed with media heavyweights envisions how news outlets could be disrupted and decentralized by blockchain tech.

newspaper, media

Blockchain vs Fake News? Startup Userfeeds Takes Up Fight

| Jaroslaw Adamowski

A new startup is seeking to fight the phenomenon of fake news using an ethereum-based blockchain platform.