New York University

NYU Is Offering Students A Major in Blockchain

New York University (NYU) is becoming the first university in the U.S. that is offering students a major in blockchain technology. The program will be provided at the NYU Stern School of Business, which is also the first one to offer undergraduate sources in cryptocurrencies and blockchain. Professor Andrew Hinkes stated: “We hope to establish a groundwork so that the students can…

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Fibrum Launches Desirium VR Platform With $1 Million in Funding

Fibrum has just announced the launch of the Desirium VR platform that has a potential of changing the VR content distribution market. Fibrum received an investment of $1 million for the launch of Desirium. The FunCubator and NP Capital funds led the investment round. Desirium is a unique product for the VR market, through which entertainment content is distributed. On September 19, 2018,…

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Google Play Releases Social Impact Apps Study and Best Practices

As mobile platforms with global scale and billions of users, Google Play and Android facilitate innumerable connections between people, developers, and nonprofits that create social impact around the world. Today, Google Play is sharing with us new insights into the social impact needs and interests of smartphone users, outlining best practices aimed at helping developers build better social impact apps…

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New Crypto Exchange IronX Awarded Regulatory Licence

IronX, the new Crypto Exchange joint venture between leading global online broker IronFX Group and EmurgoHK, creator of the Cardano Blockchain, announces it has been awarded full regulatory licence approval by the Estonian Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU). This licence allows IronX to operate as a fully regulated exchange for the trading of cryptocurrencies, as part of their drive to set…

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Brave Files Privacy Complaints In A Potential Test Case Against Google

Brave is a privacy-focused web browser set up by engineering guru Brandan Eich. It is filling privacy complaints in Britan and Ireland which could potentially become a test case against Google and other companies. The petitioners stated they wish to activate an article in the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which would require an EU-wide investigation. The GDPR’s…

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Cryptic Labs Has Just Taken Two Nobel Laureates As Advisors

Cryptic Labs, blockchain research firm and accelerator, added two Nobel-winning economists as advisors. Dr. Eric S. Maskin and Sir Christopher Pissarides will "provide insights into incentive mechanisms, game theory, and macroeconomic policies." A professor at Harvard Universiy, Dr. Maskim will help the company when it comes to knowledge of game theory and mechanism design, mainly how blockchain projects can develop…

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