Bloomen at GECON 2018: Paper on Blockchains and media experience

Georgios Palaiokrassas presented our partners ICCS/NTUA work related to Bloomen at “The 15th International Conference on the Economics of Grids, Clouds, Systems and Services (GECON 2018)”. GECON took place on 18-20 September 2018 in Pisa,…
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Bloomen Media Use Case Presented at IFRRO World Congress

In October 2018 Stratos Tzoannos from Athens Technology Center (ATC) made a 20-min presentation about the impact of Bloomen in the media and creative industry at the IFRRO World Congress in Athens. Blockchain for media asset management His…
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Bloomen presented at WAN-IFRA Conference in Berlin

Here is a brief report from the IFRA World Publishing Expo in Berlin in October 2018 in Berlin: IFRA is a very important meeting for the global publishing community, with a focus on successful print strategies. There is a parallel Digital Content…
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Bloomen at WAN-IFRA World Publishing Expo: Meet us in Berlin, October 9-11, 2018

When the worlds largest association for publications calls, the community gets together: For three days experts from the news industry will gather in Berlin to discuss relevant trends and topics. Among them will be colleagues from Bloomen-partner…

Blockchain, the Movie

Whatever you say: This is a good title. "Trust Machine. The Story of Blockchain" is the title of an upcoming documentary, to be released end of October in cinemas in the US. The film tells the story of the new technology from both sides:…
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Giving an identity to people who lost everything

Blockchain technology could potentially help "invisible" people such as the Rohingya refugees maintaining an identity, if original documents are lost. More than 700.000 Rohingya are currently forming the largest single refugee camps in a…

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:…
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Totem: Baidu Launches Blockchain-based Photo Sharing Website As Part of Xuper-Chain

Baidu, the dominant Chinese search company, has started a blockchain-based photo platform. If a photographer provides pictures, she/he will get tokens based on the number of pictures and their quality. The goal is to provide a motivation to…

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…

News organizations hope to use Blockchain for sustainable funding

Newspapers and other traditional news media suffer as revenues from advertising and subscriptions are on the way down. This is why blockchain-based funding options are increasingly discussed as a potential way out.  In Germany - and elsewhere…