Insurance Ratings Bureau Pilots IBM Blockchain for Automatic Reporting – CoinDesk

By UniversalSportsNews | August 15, 2018

The American Association of Insurance Services (AAIS) is turning to the IBM Blockchain platform to support a new automated insurance reporting tool, the organization announced Wednesday. Built on IBM Blockchain using Hyperledger Fabric, the open Insurance Data Link (openIDL) system is aimed to simplify regulatory reporting by allowing insurance carriers to store data on a permissioned…

Casanova Turns Himself in to Cops After Alleged Attack on Woman

By UniversalSportsNews | August 15, 2018

Casanova Surrenders to Cops … Over Alleged Attack on Woman 8/15/2018 7:00 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Casanova just turned himself in to police after catching wind that he was a wanted man — this after he allegedly attacked a woman in brutal fashion for using her phone. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ that the “Set Trippin”…

Y Combinator's New China Chief Is Bullish on Blockchain – CoinDesk

By UniversalSportsNews | August 15, 2018

Y Combinator (YC) has just announced a new China division and its chief believes blockchain will bring long-term advantages to startups, according to a report The Silicon Valley-based seed investment firm, which has incubated notable startups including Reddit, Dropbox and crypto exchange Coinbase, officially announced its entry into the Chinese market in a blog post…

HGTV Begins Production On 'Brady Bunch' House TV Show

By UniversalSportsNews | August 15, 2018

‘Brady Bunch’ House Lights, Camera, Action!!! HGTV Starts Shooting New Show 8/15/2018 12:50 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE There’s a bunch of camera activity at the famed ‘Brady Bunch‘ house — maybe the most its seen in more than 40 years — as HGTV begins pre-production for a new TV show about the groovy pad.  The network started shooting Tuesday…

Bitcoin's Taproot Privacy Tech Is Ready – But One Thing's Standing In The Way – CoinDesk

By UniversalSportsNews | August 15, 2018

Bitcoin’s privacy is pretty abysmal – after all, what else can you say when anyone in the world can look up any transaction using a web explorer? But while that’s the case today, developers have long been trying to find a fix, or at least improve it over time. One of bitcoin’s most famous developers,…

Omarosa Leaves Trevor Noah's 'Daily Show' Set with Nothing But Smiles

By UniversalSportsNews | August 15, 2018

Omarosa Dog, Traitor, Liar … Whatever, Buy My Book & I’ll Be Happy 8/14/2018 6:32 PM PDT Omarosa is getting called every name in the book for leaking secretly recorded convos with and about Trump — but you’d never guess she was bothered, based on her pearly whites. Trump’s former aide-turned-foe was seen leaving Trevor…

Playboy Files Fraud Lawsuit Against Blockchain Startup – CoinDesk

By UniversalSportsNews | August 14, 2018

Adult entertainment publisher Playboy is suing a Canadian blockchain startup for fraud and breaching a contract the two companies signed earlier this year. According to a lawsuit filed in early August with the Los Angeles Superior Court, Playboy and Global Blockchain Technologies (GBT) signed a memorandum of understanding in March stating that GBT would help Playboy…

Safaree Claims Nicki Minaj Cut Him with Knife and Tried to Kill Him

By UniversalSportsNews | August 14, 2018

Safaree claims Nicki Minaj went after him with a knife, stabbing him so severely he went to the hospital by ambulance … but she says he’s a liar. Safaree, who broke up with Nicki in 2014, just tweeted, “Remember the night you cut me and i almost died the police and ambulance had to take…

Coders Renew Efforts to Fork Mining Giant Bitmain Off Siacoin Blockchain – CoinDesk

By UniversalSportsNews | August 14, 2018

New code is set to be released that would make obsolete the mining hardware designed by chip maker Bitmain for the decentralized storage protocol siacoin. Revealed in an email obtained by CoinDesk, Obelisk, a startup that aims to offer alternative mining equipment for the protocol, has proposed code would give those running the software the…

Demi Lovato's Overdose Likely Triggered By Oxy Laced with Fentanyl

By UniversalSportsNews | August 14, 2018

Demi Lovato OD Likely Triggered By Oxy Laced With Fentanyl 8/14/2018 1:00 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Demi Lovato‘s near-death OD began at 4 AM July 24, when she texted a drug dealer to come to her house … sources tell TMZ. Sources with direct knowledge tell us, Demi had been at a party in WeHo following…