Business Issues:

Content Insider #351 - Next Gen Payments


Cybercurrency is Slowly Making its Way Around the Globe
Content Insider #351 - Next Gen Payments
England has announced plans to bring back the "good ol days" - The Sun Never Sets on the British Empire." No they aren't planning on occupying countries again. This time they've set their sights on being the global center for cyber money. You know it's the money that exists as 1s and 0s on computers somewhere that some people are accepting as cold hard cash. Actually it makes perfect sense because there's no need today for thousands of different currency with floating degrees of value being held by millions of yesteryear's banks. One currency worldwide to pay for stuff that's made all over the globe. Makes sense once you think about it... Read More

related stories


  Rss Add to Google Reader or Homepage
Video:
Video: 'Prison Break' Alum Wentworth Miller To Play Capt. Cold On 'Flash'
Video: 'Prison Break' Alum Wentworth Miller To Play Capt. Cold On 'Flash'
Capt. Cold is coming to CW's Flash. The executive producers announced Friday that the character, who's also known as Leonard Snart, would debut in episode 4 of the freshman season, which kicks off in October, and will be played by Prison Break alum Wentworth Miller. Since Miller's starring role on Prison Break, which ran from 2005-09, the actor has had parts on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, House and Resident Evil: Afterlife. Even ahead of its airing, Flash is shaping up to have several nuggets for the comic's loyal fans.

 Read More
Video:
Video: James Patterson's 'Maximum Ride' To Come To Life On YouTube
Video: James Patterson's 'Maximum Ride' To Come To Life On YouTube
Best-selling author James Patterson has reached a deal to turn his young adult book franchise "Maximum Ride" into an Internet video series that will be released on YouTube. Patterson sold exclusive online rights for "Maximum Ride" to Collective Digital Studio (CDS), a production company and operator of YouTube channels, according to a statement released on Wednesday. Read More
Video:
Video: Big Broadcasters Vanquish Upstart Aereo At U.S. Supreme Court
Video: Big Broadcasters Vanquish Upstart Aereo At U.S. Supreme Court
Broadcast and cable TV are not dead yet. In a decision that could crimp consumers' hopes to cut the cord from their cable operators, the U.S Supreme Court said Aereo Inc, a video streaming service backed by media mogul Barry Diller, violated copyright law by using tiny antennas to broadcast TV content online to paying subscribers. Read More
Video:
Video: Big Broadcasters Vanquish Upstart Aereo At U.S. Supreme Court
Video: Big Broadcasters Vanquish Upstart Aereo At U.S. Supreme Court
Broadcast and cable TV are not dead yet. In a decision that could crimp consumers' hopes to cut the cord from their cable operators, the U.S Supreme Court said Aereo Inc, a video streaming service backed by media mogul Barry Diller, violated copyright law by using tiny antennas to broadcast TV content online to paying subscribers. Read More
Video:
How To Keep Up With New Programming Languages
How To Keep Up With New Programming Languages
Web developer Robert Williams shares his tips on keeping up with programming languages, when it seems like a new one comes out almost every day. New developments come out all the time, with technologies like Node and Phantom that allow developers to use the language on a server, as well as new APIs that continue to extend its reach. Overall, Williams advises developers not to worry too much about what language they start with, saying, "the important part is to get started and keep learning."

 Read More
Video:
What you need to know about the Aereo decision
What you need to know about the Aereo decision
The Supreme Court ruled that video streaming service provider Aereo is in violation of copyright law when it streams over-the-air TV channels to consumers. The Post's Brian Fung explains what the ruling means and how it will affect you. Read More
Video:
Supreme Court Blocks Internet Breach Of Broadcast TV
Supreme Court Blocks Internet Breach Of Broadcast TV
The Supreme Court blocked an innovative Internet streaming service Wednesday from potentially upending the way Americans watch television. The justices sided, 6-3, with the nation's major TV networks and cable companies against Aereo, an Internet startup that rebroadcasts live programs to subscribers without paying retransmission fees. The broadcasters had warned that if one company was allowed to avoid those fees, others -- from Dish Network to DirecTV -- surely would follow. Read More
Video:
Video: Supreme Court Blocks Internet Breach Of Broadcast TV
Video: Supreme Court Blocks Internet Breach Of Broadcast TV
The Supreme Court blocked an innovative Internet streaming service Wednesday from potentially upending the way Americans watch television. The justices sided, 6-3, with the nation's major TV networks and cable companies against Aereo, an Internet startup that rebroadcasts live programs to subscribers without paying retransmission fees. The broadcasters had warned that if one company was allowed to avoid those fees, others -- from Dish Network to DirecTV -- surely would follow. Read More
Video:
Video: Aereo Loses: Supreme Court Finds For Broadcasters In Streaming Television Case
Video: Aereo Loses: Supreme Court Finds For Broadcasters In Streaming Television Case
Aereo, the startup that threatened to upend traditional television broadcasting by capturing over-the-air TV signals and streaming them on the Internet, has been dealt a crushing defeat by the Supreme Court after justices ruled 6 to 3 that the online television service violated copyrights by streaming broadcast channels to customers. The decision is a victory for broadcasters that have battled Aereo in court for two years. Read More
Video:
Video: Supreme Court Blocks Internet Breach Of Broadcast TV
Video: Supreme Court Blocks Internet Breach Of Broadcast TV
The Supreme Court blocked an innovative Internet streaming service Wednesday from potentially upending the way Americans watch television. The justices sided, 6-3, with the nation's major TV networks and cable companies against Aereo, an Internet startup that rebroadcasts live programs to subscribers without paying retransmission fees. The broadcasters had warned that if one company was allowed to avoid those fees, others -- from Dish Network to DirecTV -- surely would follow. Read More

Autodesk acquires Shotgun Software
In a blog post today , Don Parker first reminds us that SHOTGUN SOFTWARE IS NOT GOING AWAY. It's just going to get better.  If you're consid Read More
 
NABShow 2014: International
One of the things that makes NABShow so great is the ability to come together with 1,000s of friends at a time in a single spot! Sure, it'd be Read More
 
NAB 2014 NABShow is PEOPLE
People have argued about the necessity of big trade shows.  Why travel from halfway around the world to see a presentation that might be availabl Read More
 
NAB 2014: Plugin Pavilion
At NABShow, there are many exhibitors who return year after year, providing broadcasters with the latest news from their company.  And, year after Read More
 
MODBOOK. macbook+wacom
Modbook is back. But is it more than it's previous incarnation? I reviewed the original modbook a few years ago.  It was a new concept then, and Read More
 

copy link for RSS news feed  -  Front page articles
 more top stories :
TECH NEWS:  Rss
COMPANY NEWS:  Rss

HOT THREADS on DMN Forums
@ Copyright, 2014 Digital Media Online, All Rights Reserved