Bloomen at Sónar +D 2019 in Barcelona

Sónar +D is an international congress exploring how creative minds change our present and imagine new futures. The conference is one element of the Sónar Music Creativity & Technology festival, which will see its 26th edition this weekend…

Spotify Joins Libra Association

Music streaming platform  announced support for Libra, hoping for a globally available payment system In a press release Spotify announced to become a member of the Libra Association. The association was introduced right from the start of…
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Bloomen Round Table Event in Cyprus: What the experts say

On the 2nd of May 2019, 16 distinguished professionals gathered at the Blockchain Round Table event at the University of Nicosia, Cyprus, organized by Bloomen and facilitated by ANTENNA. The event was the first part of a series of community…

Mediablocks Newsletter #6: Up to 20 Percent of Global Grocers to use Blockchain in the Future

Bi-weekly newsletter from Bloomen.io, an EU co-funded research project. Our website gives an overview and explains how Bloomen uses Blockchain for music, photo and TV.  Issue #6 • May 3, 2019 • View in Browser ______________________________________________ If…

Mediablocks Newsletter #5: Big Companies Involved in Blockchain Projects

A bi-weekly newsletter from Bloomen.io, EU co-funded research project. Issue #5 • April 18, 2019 • View in Browser ______________________________________________ If you find this newsletter useful, please forward it to colleagues.…

Mediablocks Newsletter #4: What are Smart Contracts?

Bi-weekly newsletter from Bloomen.io, EU co-funded research project. Visit us at http://www.bloomen.io Issue #4 • April 5, 2019 • View in Browser ______________________________________________ If you find this newsletter useful,…

Bloomen presented at Blockchain Summit, Frankfurt

Blockchain Summit Frankfurt is a major European Blockchain and distributed ledger event, with a focus on use the new technology primarily in business and finance. The one-day commercial event entailed a multi-track conference with around…

Mobile Game "Fortnite:Battle Royale" Generated $1 Billion in Just Ten Months

Content goes digital, and mobile. As a result the revenues made with popular offerings are rising to new heights, even related to other media such as movies.  This is not directly related to Blockchain research, but a notable indicator:…

Users Lost Access To Bitcoins Worth $20-25 Billion, Says Research Firm Chainalyis

The lost fortune: An estimated 3.7 million bitcoins are "floating in the proverbial ether" , meaning that while valid no one has direct control or access. The current worth of these "lost or probably lost" assets is $20-25 billion. If accurate…
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What Is The Blockchain? One Article From "The New York Times Magazine" Is A Great Explainer

Whether you are already familiar with blockchain concepts or totally bewildered by the flood of news, updates, etc: An article which manages to break down what this technology is and how it might affect day-to-day life is hard to find.  "Beyond…