The internet is a base for content. Information is shared via content that is placed online via writers, creatives and general content creation, though often their efforts do go unrewarded. This is where Coil comes in, a new project that uses a subscription service for readers and viewers to pay and reward content creators on various websites. Coil wants to monetise the web to create an economy that ensures content creators are paid for their efforts, in a secure and fair manner.
Content creators on the internet will now be able to accept payments in XRP tokens directly from their users. The tipping-for-content has become possible because of Coil, the brainchild of Stefan Thomas, the former CTO of Ripple Labs. The San Francisco company has launched the beta version of its browser extension app of the same
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Many of us are familiar with the term “DApp,” which stands for “decentralized application.”
Foundationally, a DApp is an application that runs using blockchain technology on a decentralized network of computers instead of on a central database.
Transactions via a DApp require the consensus of all users on the blockchain. For example, a financial transfer transacted via any DApp cannot be completed unless validated by all computers in the network, sometimes referred to in the blockchain environment as nodes. The funds will not be released and transferred until each node in the decentralized database has agreed upon the validity of the transaction.
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Blockchain startup ICST (Individual Content and Skill Token) from the People-Joy Foundation deliver an ecosystem for the creation, publication, promotion, and trading of individual content and skill.
June 23nd, 2018, Singapore, Malaysia – The boom of blockchain technology has caused many new industries to emerge and thrive; new skills, services, and products that can be distributed through the internet have allowed even the most novice of content creators to make money.
Adblock Plus creators eyeo are out to put an end to misleading and false information online. Their new ‘Trusted News’ browser extension is aiming to take advantage of blockchain technology to create a decentralized database that classifies the integrity of information on the web.
The Era Of ‘Fake News’
The past few years on the internet have been a tumultuous roller coaster ride which has ushered in waves of innovation and mass adoption around the globe. As of December 2017, more than 54 percent of the world’s population has access to the internet in some form.
Award-winning global podcast platform Castbox has announced the release of ContentBox, a blockchain-based infrastructure for decentralized digital content. The project is backed by Bo Shen — the founder of Fenbushi Capital and an early adopter of Ethereum — who will serve as both a cornerstone investor and strategic advisor to the team.
Shen said, “The nature of blockchain technology is to take a slice of the pie from vested interest groups, where you are bound to encounter resistance. To get your project off the ground, you must have vast industry and product resources. I invested in ContentBox because it has a strong technical team and a wealth of industry experience, and I believe it will become the first killer app for the digital content industry.”
**On today’s episode of The Cryptoverse:**
DTube is an excellent upcoming decentralised application. The major problem is the reliability of the IPFS based file hosting which causes videos to stop, buffer and stutter.
Now that DTube v0.4 has been released, the system has a fall back mechanism where it can pull the files from WebTorrents instead.
By following the steps in this video, whether you are a content creator yourself or a big fan of one, you can help to host their new uploads to DTube and make streaming much smoother for everyone.