Tag: Television

Bitcoin in Pop Culture: Top 3 Television References

A good gauge of how well a new technology or product is being received by the public, is to note its references in Pop Culture. Analyzing how movies, television, art, and news -which I consider to be a form of pop culture as it is generated content meant for modern and ephemeral consumption- can be an accurate reflection of the current underlying views of that technology or product. Bitcoin has …
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Viewer or Viewed? Your Television May Have Been Spying On You

If you own a Vizio TV your convesations, the channels you watch, and every thing you did was recorded and stored on the company’s servers. Not only did the company never notify users that they are being spied upon, but they failed to protect this data with the appropriate level of security. Since its invention, the television impacted the lives of people around the world immensely. Most Americans spend a …
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YouTube Hits One Billion Hours of Viewing a Day

Google’s YouTube is now attracting 1 billion hours of viewing a day. The possibility of YouTube overtaking television as the most watched medium of entertainment, news, and content is a very real. As with much of the digital age, no one could have predicted something like this even ten to fifteen years ago. That averages out to about 8.4 minutes a day by every person on the planet. But how …
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Avoid Malicious IPTV Services Which Accept Bitcoin Payments

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies allow users to launch their own business models with relative ease. By using the internet, it is not difficult to find someone who will have a need for the product or service one can offer. But that does not mean people should illegally sell access to paid services either. IPTV4BTC is one of those examples. Using Bitcoin To Pay For TV Is Difficult Paying a cable …
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