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New York Times Trialing “Blockchain” to Combat Photo Doctoring in Fake News

The New York Times’ Research & Development team is trialing IBM’s Hyperledger Fabric permissioned DLT (distributed ledger technology) system to help ensure the progeny of photographs distributed across digital platforms, where the risks of fake news and photo doctoring are manifold. “The New York Times… Read More

Kickstarter Inc. Reincorporates as a Public Benefit Corporation; Yancey Strickler Declares: “We Don’t Ever Want to Sell or Go Public”

Kickstarter Inc. Becomes Kickstarter PBC Over the weekend, crowdfunding platform, Kickstarter, announced that it has officially become a public benefit corporation (PBC). A public benefit corporation is described as a corporation that performs a specific function for the benefit of the public. The crowdfunding platform explained: “Kickstarter Inc is… Read More

Wheely Good Idea: $30M NYC Ferris Wheel Crowdfunding Campaign Led by North Capital Private Securities

Wheely cool! Wheely good time! If memory serves correctly, I do not recall a Ferris Wheel in the city excepting during the summer/early fall in Central Park and, naturally, on Coney Island.  This absence will change when the $500M New York Wheel project led by North… Read More

New York Times Best Selling Author Jane Green Hits Kickstarter For Her First Cookbook, “Good Taste”

Jane Green, the UK author of 16 New York Times bestselling novels and self-dubbed “slight-trained chef,” has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $45,000 for her first ever cookbook, Good Taste.   While describing the new book, Green stated: “Good Taste is filled with… Read More

Famed Museum Louvre Launches Crowdfunding Campaign to Purchase 18th Century Jeweled Table

Earlier this week, administration at the Louvre announced they have started a crowdfunding campaign to raise €12.5 million purchase of a jeweled piece of 18th-century furniture, Teschen Table. According to the New York Times, the Teschen Table, which is also known as the “Table of Peace,”  was offered to… Read More

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