Category: San Francisco

San Francisco’s Ban on Facial Recognition is a Victory for Personal Privacy Advocates

San Francisco has set the record as the first US state to ban the use of facial recognition technology. Per a report on Engadget, May 14, 2019, the state made the decision in order to protect residents from the government’s constant surveillance. With the pressure on regulators and government agencies on the […]

Coinbase Custody Now Supports Mainnet KIN Tokens

Coinbase Custody announced immediate support for the mainnet iteration of the KIN token today, April 30, 2019.   As Cointelegraph previously reported, KIN is a cryptocurrency created by Canadian organization Kik Interactive of Kik Messenger fame. The token was originally developed on the Ethereum and Stellar networks and now operates […]

Five upcoming crypto and blockchain events worth attending

Regardless of how cryptocurrency prices are performing in the open marketplace, there is much going on behind the scenes. Whether its interest from innovative startups, blue-chip companies or national regulators–the blockchain industry is as hot as ever. As such, this year is once again going to be jam-packed with top-grade […]

World’s 250th most visited website reveals BAT contributions—analysis whether Brave browser can replace ads

The Internet Archive, a San Francisco-based non-profit digital library—reported receiving $2,500 in Basic Attention Token (BAT) tips. The browser’s micro-donations feature has also been endorsed by several other major websites, which could mean a web driven by ads and the sale of user data could become a thing of the […]