Roger Ver Predicts $1B Market Cap For Monero
Monero (XMR), a crypto currency which I have been writing about in the recent weeks, has captured the minds, imagination and wallets of many investors. Within the last two weeks Monero has seen a 200% rise in value, mostly due to announcements from darknet websites...
Mobile Startup Creates Censorship-Proof App to Help Activists And Crime Fighters
Really nice write-up from TruthVoice: Startup Cell 411 Inc. (getcell411.com) has created a mobile app that makes it virtually impossible for governments, police and criminals to erase video which could serve as evidence of a crime or abuse. The app, called Cell 411, has been around for a number of months but the newly-released version has features that are unseen in any other mobile apps used by activists, aiming to fight censorship and also criminal activity.
Forget Bitcoin: Why Monero is What Everything Bitcoin Wanted To Be, And More
Monero has been designed from the ground up to maintain privacy, anonymity and fungibility, characteristics that Bitcoin no longer has. Without getting into too many technical details, Monero has innovated in several areas helping the currency maintain its anonymity. The Monero protocol is using one-time ring signatures and stealth addresses to obfuscate details about transactions and the amounts involved.
Interview with Cointelegraph
“In many ways technology is becoming the way by which average people like you and me are letting the establishment know that their services are becoming obsolete and irrelevant. Disruptive market technologies that help shift the paradigm and help shift the power from the establishment and into the hands of users will continue to shape the future in a very positive way in my opinion. Look at how Uber redefined the ride-sharing paradigm or how crypto-currencies are reshaping the world of finance. I am hoping that Cell 411 will be a small piece of that force that will move the world towards a better and safe future without appealing to the violence of the State.”
Activism and Dissent are Powerful Everywhere, Every Time, Anytime
Recently I learned something amazing about my family, particularly my great-grandfather. He was just like me. He was an activist, a dissenter, a subversive, openly speaking about his displeasure with injustice. Or maybe it is the other way around? Maybe I am like him?
New App Seeks to Revolutionize First Response
Reposted and updated from brettsanders.me: A small group of activists and police accountability proponents have created a mobile app which aims to harness the network effect of cell phones to empower individuals to help one another during times of emergency to lesson...
How Keurig Are Killing Their Own Business With DRM Coffee And Arrogance
Less than two years after announcing the release of Keurig 2.0 and the introduction of DRM (Digital Rights Management) into their new coffee makers, Keurig Green Mountain announced lagging sales, sending the company’s stock down 12%. Revenues are low, sales are down...