Beam - 2019 Week #22 - Roadmap Update
Covering May 28th 2019 - June 3rd 2019
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Join Beam Community AMA on Youtube Live on June 10th, 6:00 PM (GMT), hosting Beni Issembert, Beam’s CMO and let’s speak frankly about Privacy
Focus on Privacy - Team Beam is attending the Blockchain Cruise - June 9th-13th 2019
Every week new businesses are accepting Beam as a Payment Method. Here is a list of the new comers:
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[release] Cold Wallet 2.1.4915 - Release Notes
[cli] Outgoing transaction is failed when wallet receive info about expired transactions #664
[desktop] Show QR code in address book #629
[UI] Multi-language #618
[integration] HW wallet integration #624
[API wallet] Add "comment" and "expiration" parameters on address creation #676
[feature] Atomic Swap - Display "Swap conditions match" first before claiming "Swap Accepted" #666
[bug] Negative values for swap_amount are not validated #671
[bug] Don't display "Bitcoin bridge is not initialized" if swap amount exceeds the wallet amount of Beams #665
There are 183 open issues in /beam
Annual Bitcoin Conference, Tel Aviv, Israel, June 4th 2019
Achieving Financial Freedom Using Cryptocurrencies, Krakow, Poland, June 4th 2019
Blockchain Cruise by CoinsBank, June 9-13th, 2019
AMA with Beam’s Vietnamese Community with Alex Romanov, June 18th 2019 02:00 PM GMT
Fintech Junction, Tel Aviv, Israel, June 26-27th 2019
Distribute, Hamburg, Germany, June 27-28th 2019
CIBTC Granada, Spain, July 5-6th 2019
Scaling Bitcoin Tel Aviv, Israel, September 11-12th 2019
Facebook wants to send 'emotional’ robots to explore the world on tank-style tracks and scan the faces of people to ‘help users make friends’ (Ian Randall, mailonline) The robot could display images to the people it encounters using the monitor screen placed on its top.
Facebook User Privacy Lawsuits Over Cambridge Analytica Have Legs (Joel Rosenblatt, Bloomberg) but the process is still ongoing.
Smart Transportation Systems Pose ‘Profound’ Privacy Risks (Jack Corrigan, Nextgov) Using public transportation systems without surrendering at least some of their personal data, is almost impossible. Facial recognition cameras, license plate readers, mobile phone data and other technologies are increasingly used to track people as they move through the world, and combined with other datasets, that information could paint an incredibly intimate picture of an individual's life.
Amazon to Let Alexa Users Delete Voice Commands in Privacy Push (Matt Day, Bloomberg) updating its voice software to let users delete recordings of their voice using a spoken command. Previously, the only way to remove recordings was a tool on the Alexa privacy website or on the companion smartphone app.
IPhones Harvest and Transmit Massive Amounts of Data While You Sleep (Geoffrey A. Fowler, Washington Post). Even though the screen is off, apps are beaming out lots of information about me to companies you never heard of.
To Rein In Big Tech, EU Thinks Privacy, Not Prices (Natalia Drozdiak and Aoife White, Bloomberg) Eu uses a mixture of legal actions and new rules tailored for the digital world, the European Union and its member states are trying to rein in the mostly American companies that dominate the internet and social media.
Amazon Is Working on a Device That Can Read Human Emotions (Matt Day, Bloomberg) by utilizing a voice-activated wearable device, that will sense its wearer’s state of mind by the tone of voice. Eventually the technology could be able to advise the wearer how to interact more effectively with others, the documents show.
수정 Beam Meetup - Huobi Korea - May 23rd, 2019 | a video by Beam
How to Buy Beam, Step by Step (with Pics) | a story by BitcoinMarketJournal
BEAM: The New Privacy Cryptocurrency Implemented with The Mimblewimble Protocol | a story by Whaleshares
A taxonomy of token models and valuation methodologies | a story by Amazix
从草莽到王者：莱特币、OK平台们的特质究竟是什么？| a story in Chinese by XiaoFengShuo
BEAM: LA NUEVA CRIPTOMONEDA DE PRIVACIDAD REALIZADA CON EL PROTOCOLO MIMBLEMIMBLE | a story in Spanish by MotrilDigital
Can Cryptocurrencies Preserve Privacy and Comply With Regulations? | a story by Frontiers
What Had Caused Bitcoin To Gain 230% In 2019? Year In Review | a story by CryptoPotato
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