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Startup Raises $20 Million to Build ‘YouTube on the Blockchain’

Silicon Valley startup Lino is preparing to take on YouTube with a decentralized, collectively-owned video content distribution system that purports to cut out the middleman to more fairly compensate content creators. The company, which faces competition from Streamspace, Flixxo, Viuly and Stream, all of which are developing similar concepts, received a $20 million vote of […]

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How Can Music Streaming Services Give Artists What They Deserve?

Few music composers get paid their fair share. The Copyright Royalty Board estimates that it’s a 15:1 ratio. Contracts are opaque and the proceeds have to be divided among the rights holders; agents, marketing professionals, and music studios. But now, the blockchain provides transparency so that artists can track their earnings. With the blockchain, earnings […]

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How Can Music Streaming Services Give Artists What They Deserve?

Few music composers get paid their fair share. The Copyright Royalty Board estimates that it’s a 15:1 ratio. Contracts are opaque and the proceeds have to be divided among the rights holders; agents, marketing professionals, and music studios. But now, the blockchain provides transparency so that artists can track their earnings. With the blockchain, earnings […]

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5 Games that will Get You into Cryptocurrency

Want to get involved in cryptocurrencies? Like many new technologies, gaming might be the best and most fun way to do just that. Blockchain technology and gaming are a match made in heaven. The gaming industry has been struggling with payment, safety, compatibility, and item trading problems ever since online gaming began. The blockchain and […]