Stellar-Backed SatoshiPay Makes Deal With Axel Springer

Stellar-backed cryptocurrency payment firm SatoshiPay is working with German publishing giant Axel Springer SE to implement a micropayment system for online content. Long speculated on, but never widely adopted, micropayments could be an alternative to the advertising-based business model most online publishers rely on. But whether micropayments will gain traction remains to be seen.

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Davos World Economic Forum: Insights from the Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Debate

Cryptocurrency, despite the massive drop in value from a year prior, was still a hot topic of discussion at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Experts on cryptocurrency and blockchain debated the technology in the panel “Building a Sustainable Crypto-Architecture” with insight into both sides of the discussion.

Read the full piece at CryptoSlate.

Blockchain Developer at Top of List on LinkedIn’s Emerging Jobs Report

LinkedIn has released the 2018 edition of its Emerging Jobs Report. Topping the list is the blockchain developer position. Yet, with crypto markets crashing in the past month amid signs of an industry slowdown, it’s unclear whether blockchain firms will be hiring at the same pace in 2019.

Read the full piece at CryptoSlate.

 

 

Forbes Partnering with Journalism Startup Civil

American business magazine Forbes will begin using the blockchain technology of Civil for select articles on its website in 2019. Civil is a tech startup building a multi-pronged online journalism business around Ethereum.

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DHS Warns of Cybersecurity Threats to Agriculture Industry

A new report from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security called Threats to Precision Agriculture warns against the cybersecurity risks faced by the emerging technologies being adopted by the agricultural industry.

Read the full story at Bleeping Computer.