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Popula Stores News on Ethereum's Blockchain

Subscription-based news platform Popula has made history by providing the very first fully stored news article on a blockchain platform. Earlier this week, Maria Bustillos, the editor of journalist-owned Popula, announced the placement of an article published on the website has now been stored on the distributed ledger. According to the report, the article, which was initially published in Death...

Crypto Cooldown Forces Steemit to Lay off 70% of Employees

Steemit, a decentralized sharing system and distributed app designed to rewards content creators with crypto, will be laying off a massive chunk of its staff. The company announced that it is cutting off 70% of its workforce, citing “the weakness of the cryptocurrency market, the fiat returns on our automated selling of STEEM diminishing, and the growing costs of running full Steem nodes.” The...

Blockchain Journalism Startup Civil Refunds Investors after Failed ICO

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Initial coin offering (ICO) operator Civil will refund investors due to the blockchain startup's failure to reach its minimum sale cap. Civil will conduct another token sale in further efforts to build their Journalism business. Civil ICO Civil's first ICO began in September and wrapped up this week. Their mission, according to their website, "is to help power sustainable journalism throughout...

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