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3 ways that Stevie Wonder has changed the music industry

3 ways that Stevie Wonder has changed the music industry

Stevie Wonder performs at BottleRock Napa Valley Music Festival at Napa Valley Expo on Friday, May 27, 2016, in Napa, Calif. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP)Stevie Wonder performs at BottleRock Napa Valley Music Festival at Napa Valley Expo on Friday, May 27, 2016, in Napa, Calif. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP)Stevie Wonder performs at the Global Citizen Festival in Central Park on […]

Ryan Hamilton more concerned about laughs than labels

Ryan Hamilton more concerned about laughs than labels

Ryan Hamilton (Eric Liebowitz/Netflix)Ryan Hamilton (Eric Liebowitz/Netflix)Ryan Hamilton (Cara Howe)Ryan Hamilton (Cara Howe) If you watch Ryan Hamilton’s comedy special, “Happy Face,” Netflix will recommend other stand-up performances, including concerts by anger merchants Bill Burr, Jim Norton and the late Sam Kinison. It’s a bit like having a buddy say, “Hey, ya like ‘Sixteen Candles’? How about ‘Fifty Shades of […]

5 best ways to eat watermelon in Las Vegas

5 best ways to eat watermelon in Las Vegas

Big Ol’ Watermelon Wedge is served with honey-lime, it’s available at Mama Bird, which also offers watermelon soft-serve. Mama Bird Southern Kitchen/FacebookYardbird’s Chicken ’n Watermelon ’n Waffles. Yardbird Southern Table & Bar/Facebook China Poblano The sweetness of watermelon and slight peppery flavor of pretty watermelon radishes contrast in a salad at China Poblano, in which both red and yellow varieties […]

‘Keep NEO One!‘ Investors Protest a Proposal to Make Crypto Coins Divisible

‘Keep NEO One!‘ Investors Protest a Proposal to Make Crypto Coins Divisible

Tokens on the blockchain protocol neo may be indivisible – but it‘s becoming apparent that its community is not. Perhaps ironically, it‘s the very notion of indivisibility that has proved contentious to the coin‘s investors and users in recent weeks. More specifically, a Github proposal to change the structure of the NEO token – one of two tokens native to […]

Decentralized Payment Network Logos Raises $3 Million in Seed Funding

Decentralized Payment Network Logos Raises $3 Million in Seed Funding

In-development decentralized payments platform Logos Network has successfully raised $3 million in seed funding, the startup announced Thursday. Led by ZhenFund, the round also saw participation from Digital Currency Group, INBlockchain, Blockwater Capital, Global Blockchain Innovative Capital, AlphaBlock Capital and AlphaCoin Fund, according to a press release. Logos is working to build a payments network inspired by the bitcoin blockchain, […]

Telegram Tech Promised In ICO Vulnerable to Attack, Researchers Say

Telegram Tech Promised In ICO Vulnerable to Attack, Researchers Say

With $1.7 billion in the bank following its initial coin offering (ICO), Telegram has released its first crypto-friendly feature – but security researchers are skeptical. As detailed in a blog post published today, Virgil Security, a U.S.-based startup, has identified several weaknesses in the new identity verification app, called Passport. While the company praised Telegram for publishing the application‘s API […]

Nobel Laureate Oliver Hart to Advise Blockchain Startup

Nobel Laureate Oliver Hart to Advise Blockchain Startup

Blockchain economics and governance design startup Prysm Group has added Nobel Prize laureate Oliver Hart and former Microsoft chief economist Preston McAfee to its senior advisory board. Prysm assists blockchain startups by providing “counsel in the complex economic fields of contract theory, market design, game theory and social choice. McAfee told CoinDesk that he was “excited” to join the group, adding […]