Orvium Announces Appointment of María del Carmen Pastor Sempere, Director of BAES Blockchain Lab, as Advisor

Natalie K. Meyers, E-Research Librarian at the University of Notre Dame Also Joins as Advisor   Tallinn, Estonia– August 9th – Orvium, the open-source, decentralized platform for managing scholarly publications’ lifecycles and associated data, has announced that María del Carmen Pastor Sempere, Director of BAES Blockchain Lab, has joined the project as a strategic advisor. This announcement comes following the establishment of a partnership between Orvium and BAES Blockchain Lab.     I am excited to be joining the Orvium project, which is in a unique position to enable open…

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On A Fixed Income? Here’s The Best Places To Make That Dollar Stretch

  Retirement is an exciting thing, but can also be challenging if you’re on a limited income. To help, we’ve put together a list of the best places to retire based on both financial and lifestyle factors. Now you just have to decide!   Retiring does not mean retiring from life. No, for many people, it’s the beginning of a new life. It’s the beginning of your bucket list. You finally get to do all the things you’ve been longing to do for years! Free from the office, it’s your…

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Orvium, The Decentralized Platform For Scholarly Publication, Counts CERN, NASA, Amazon and Oracle Experts in Senior Team

Token Generation Event announced for 2018 to fund development and foster platform use by the research community.     Tallinn, Estonia – 30th May 2018 – Orvium, the open-source and decentralized platform for managing scholarly publications’ lifecycles and associated data, is being run by employees and technology solutions experts of several well-known institutions and businesses, including the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Amazon, Oracle, as well as a number of third-level educational institutions. Orvium has also announced that it will be hosting…

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Save up to 33% on everything on Amazon with Purse

Purse makes Bitcoin useful. Save up to 33% on everything on Amazon with Purse. Thought hodling was all you could do with Bitcoin? Meet Purse. Purse allows you to spend Bitcoin and save up to 33% on everything on Amazon. Just transfer your Bitcoin to your Purse wallet, find the item you want, and place your order at your preferred discount rate, from 5 to 33% off.   Purse is a marketplace that matches shoppers and earners. Shoppers have Bitcoin and want to save money on Amazon. Earners want to…

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Amazon will soon be ringing your doorbell

Amazon recently announced that is acquiring Ring, a startup that specializes in smart-camera-equipped doorbells for homes.     It is reported that Amazon will pay more than $1 Billion for Ring.   Ring’s doorbells are equipped with cameras and audio equipment, and they can easily work with voice-enabled smart-home devices to add to that experience and take it to the next level. You can chat with people at your front door remotely.   Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos hinted at acquisitions like this one in the company’s most recent earnings release.…

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IoT and Logistics in 2018

The ability for more and more physical objects to connect to the internet and share data without human help is transforming the way the world works.     “Smart” is the new word, from intelligent [ “smart” ] cars to biomedical sensors, the implications are huge – and as we move from 15 billion connected devices today to a predicted 50 billion by 2020, the changes will not only come quickly but will also be huge. The impact on logistics and the movement of goods will be big as well…

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How Blockchain could kill Netflix

Video and movie distribution has seen its share of disruption. Videos stores like Blockbuster was disrupted by Netflix and now even Google and Amazon are streaming video content. Blockchain technology, powered by nodes of peer-to-peer computers around the world, is on the rise.   Can we expect decentralized entertainment applications built on blockchain to replace streaming services like Netflix or Amazon?   Blockchain has the power to fundamentally disrupt the entertainment industry because it brings out a completely new, decentralized model for content distribution.   In a decentralized world, no…

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