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I let an AI analyze my Spotify to find unsigned bands I might like

Andrson is a company with a music-matching algorithm designed to find songs that sound similar to ones you’ve already heard. Its product is, for now, aimed at making it easier for music labels to find would-be stars, but that’s not the only thing it’s useful for. Today, the company is launching ReWrapped, which analyzes your …

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The kings of data must utilize blockchain technology

In our digital world, data has now become as valuable as gold or oil. In order to achieve success, companies must adapt to handling their data much like a commodity, by trading and earning a profit off of it. Data is especially valuable when it comes to artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms due to …

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US Senate Bill Re-Introduces Suspicious Activity Reports for Social Media

Another challenge to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which protects tech platforms from being liable for various forms of content posted on them, has re-emerged, with bipartisan support. It takes a page from the Banking Secrecy Act (BSA) but, rather than filing Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs), the bill would force tech companies to …

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Darknet Giant White House Market Drops Bitcoin, Supports Monero Payments Only

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The prominent darknet marketplace, White House Market, has dropped bitcoin payments and now accepts monero only. The darknet marketplace administrators detailed that there was an issue with a payment processor blocking Tor exit nodes, but the full transition to monero was always planned.</strong> A number of crypto proponents have reported on the …

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From SIM-Swaps to Home-Invasion Threats, Ledger Leak Has Cascading Consequences

As soon as he learned he was among the thousands of Ledger customers whose personal information had been published online Sunday, JimboChewdip, as he’s known on Twitter, acted fast. Not fast enough, however. JCD, as we’ll call him, spent Monday morning changing his passwords, only to get a notification a new device had been added …

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World Economic Forum Wants to Standardize Ethical Data Collection

The World Economic Forum (WEF) is designing a global governance framework for the ethical collection and sharing of data, the organization announced Tuesday.  WEF’s Data for Common Purpose Initiative (DCPI) is the first of its kind and aims to “responsibly enhance the societal benefit from data” by creating guidelines to ensure governments and researchers can …

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It’s not about data ownership, it’s about data control, EFF director says

As technology advances, personal data becomes an increasingly relevant topic. Many in the crypto industry hold sovereign finance and data privacy in high regard. Participants’ best efforts may be undermined by centralized businesses and regulating bodies, however, according to Cindy Cohn. Cohn is the executive director at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, or EFF, a nonprofit entity focused …

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Duality Technologies Launches Platform for Analyzing Big Data While Keeping It Private

Encryption may not seem sexy, but it’s never been more important.  Duality Technologies, a  provider of privacy-enhancing tech, (PETs), is launching SecurePlus Statistics, a privacy-enhanced “statistical analysis solution” that uses Homomorphic Encryption (HE). While it may sound dry, it marks a step forward in practical uses of HE, which lets multiple actors conduct data analysis …

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Bitcoin Touches $18K, Crypto Asset Looks to Smash All-Time High, ETH Price Could Spike 20x

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <div class=”td-a-rec td-a-rec-id-content_top “><a data-bid=”1″ href=”https://news.bitcoin.com/linkout/411174″ rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer” target=”_blank”><img loading=”lazy” src=”http://scoreit.online/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/daw_1456x360-40.jpg” alt width=”1456″ height=”360″></a></div><strong>On Wednesday, November 18, 2020, the price of bitcoin has been coasting along at levels not seen since the decentralized currency’s all-time high three years ago in 2017. The cryptocurrency’s market capitalization is currently hovering at around $334 …

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Ocean V3 Brings Wave of Data Monetization Tools to Ethereum

A third and all-encompassing version of Ocean Protocol has been released, fleshing out its vision for “datatokens” and decentralized data marketplaces. Announced Tuesday, Ocean v3 brings the Ocean data market proposal to life with Ethereum-based datatokens, as well as a range of other features like initial data offerings (IDOs), staking, automated market making (AMM) functionality …

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