Author: James Bachini

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InText Ads

The latest update to the JSE ad exchange is being pushed out at around 18:00 UTC today. This will go live with the inText ads across the publisher network that are opted-in to display advertising InText ads are text link ads which are inserted into page text which appears between HTML paragraph tags <p></p>. To…
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March 6, 2019 0

Coinhive Closing Down

The end for hidden background Monero mining? For a long time the JSE project has had to compete with hidden background Monero miners. By far the most popular among publishers was Coinhive who during last months analysis still had 72% of the website mining market share. As of March 8th 2019 Coinhive will be closing…
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March 1, 2019 0

Ad Exchange Update

2nd Update: 28th Feb 2019 We’ve been rolling out additional updates over the last few days including:- Advertising with no mining option Round up micro payments to two decimal places on payout after 7 days. Avoids balances showing with six figure decimals. Banner images now show in stats as opposed to filename/reference Known non-malicious bot…
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February 22, 2019 0

Information For Publishers

Yesterday we launched the JSE ad exchange. You can log in to your account and set up advertising campaigns at https://platform.jsecoin.com Ads will go live on the 20th February 2019 and will provide additional monetization for publishers content. We are creating a direct, open, transparent marketplace for the trading of digital advertising between media buyers…
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February 14, 2019 0

Ad Exchange Update v1.9

Testing is now nearing completion on the new JSE ad exchange. On Wednesday 13th February 2019 we will push out a major update for the platform and network. We expect there to be a period of 1-2 hours network downtime while we are carrying out the work. This update will go live immediately however advertising…
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February 8, 2019 0

JSEcoin Client Platforms

For a long time we have maintained two client-side code bases. One for the web platform at https://platform.jsecoin.com and one for the desktop and mobile applications. We will be merging the two code bases to form a single client side repository and the new web platform we be built from this. In the latest version…
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January 8, 2019 0

Can cryptocurrency become a new asset class for institutional investment

The idea that hedge fund managers are sitting on the sidelines waiting to dip their toes into cryptocurrency markets gets thrown around a lot and is generally untrue. However there are some compelling reasons why in the long-term we could see cryptocurrency become a respected asset class alongside stocks, bonds and commodities. Inflation protected store…
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December 19, 2018 0

Meet Block our new support chatbot

A website update is being pushed live today for our new AI chatbot. His name is Block and he needs some help to learn about the project and how he can help users. Over time the questions that come in will be linked to existing and new support articles which will form the backend interface…
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November 27, 2018 0

Updates to Publisher Mining Algorithm

Previous to today’s update the publisher rewards algorithm to distribute tokens was mainly based around unique visitors who opt-in or are already opted-in. The disadvantage of this was that time on site was not taken in to account and quality websites that retained visitors were treated equally to sites where users either bounced quickly or…
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November 20, 2018 0

Changes to the referral and support programs

Referral System Since exchange listing we have been targeted by a lot of referral and mining fraud. The vast majority of the referral fraud is coming from a few countries and we feel that we can not justify the referral rewards in these regions. We believe this has more to do with the IP restrictions…
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November 17, 2018 0

The Brand Money Can’t Buy

Today a new online store is launched thebrandmoneycantbuy.com This new store includes merchandise which is only available to purchase with JSE tokens. T-shirts Hoodies Phone cases Want more merchandise? Let us know what you would like to see. The best news is that the store will be available globally with delivery available across the world.…
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November 13, 2018 0

Web Summit 2018

We have just arrived back from Web Summit and are going to detail some of the things we learnt and talked about while at the event. The conference itself is huge, I’ve been to a lot of conferences and this is five times bigger than anything I’d ever seen before. More than 70,000 attendees were…
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November 9, 2018 0

Merchant Tools Currency Conversions

We have pushed out an update this morning for the merchant tools. It is now possible to set a price in one of 20 fiat currencies or Bticoin/Ethereum and have the conversion rate to JSE calculated at checkout. The following currencies are currently supported:- BTC – Bitcoin ETH – Ethereum USD – US Dolar EUR…
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October 31, 2018 0

Meeting Minutes 23rd Oct 2018

Below is a summary of the meeting that took place on the 23rd of October 2018. Ad-exchange Catalogue, site crawler – demo Tiered category system Partners Web Summit App > meetings Adx flyer Updates and printing of whitepaper/onepager iOS app PR / Announcements Malware Bytes / Yandex.ru Exchanges Volatile price movements Video demos Additional exchanges?…
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October 23, 2018 0

JSE Trading Starts Today

Today is the big day with trading of the JSE token going live across two exchanges. Below are time estimates for when it will go live. There will be live updates on Telegram and Twitter as well. LATOKEN: 10:00 UTC – 18-Oct-2018 “Around 1 Pm GMT+3 is our estimate” https://latoken.com IDEX: 15:00 – 18:00 UTC…
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October 18, 2018 0

Bounty Program – Final Week

The ICO is over but that doesn’t mean it’s too late to earn JSE rewards as we head towards live trading this Thursday. Gaining exposure for the project is as important now as ever and we will be continuing promotions to build awareness around the project. Having said that the bounty program has run it’s…
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October 15, 2018 0

IDEX Decentralized Exchange

Announcement: We have received confirmation that JSEcoin will be listed on IDEX on the 18th October 2018. IDEX was launched in October 2016 and is part of a new generation of decentralized asset exchanges. Their platform is built to scale and is already handling 7 figures a day in transactions. Listing on a second exchange…
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October 10, 2018 0

JSEcoin Exhibiting At Web Summit Lisbon

According to Forbes Web Summit is the biggest technology conference of the year with 80,000+ attendees, 2,500+ journalists and 3 days of packed events. It’s a great opportunity to meet some of our publishers, introduce ourselves to advertisers and gain exposure for the project. If you are planning on attending please let us know so…
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October 10, 2018 0

Ad-Exchange Development

Post exchange listing we will be focusing a lot of attention on the development of the JSE ad-exchange. Here’s some more detailed plans on the system. If you have any feedback, comments, criticisms or suggestions please let us know here: https://jsecoin.com/topic/feedback-on-the-ad-exchange-plans/   Concept To create an ad-exchange where media buyers can purchase advertising placements on…
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October 8, 2018 0

Crypto Glossary

Crypto enthusiasts and the blockchain sector has developed a language all of its own. Here are some of the common abbreviations/terms and their meaning. HODL Hold on for dear life. Famously someone on Bitcointalk got drunk and meant to write hold. To hodl is to hold your cryptocurrency and not sell it during a dip.…
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October 7, 2018 0

Meeting Minutes 2nd October 2018

We held a split meeting today to focus on the end of the ICO and exchange listing which is now less than two weeks away. Here are the minutes from the meetings. 11 AM CoinMarketCap Listing 2nd Exchange, Asia/Free? Shortlist: TradeSatoshi, IDEX, Cryptology, Coinhub, ? Final week before close PR Display Marketing Retargeting Newsletter Preparations…
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October 2, 2018 0

Blockchain Live Summary

Our first exhibition at the blockchain live event went really well. We were confident it was going to be a popular event but were still surprised by the huge turn out. By 9:30am the fintech presentation area opposite and in direct view of our booth was full. Luckily we got setup the day before and…
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September 27, 2018 0

Exchange Listing Announcement

We have reached terms with Latoken to be listed on their exchange following the close of the ICO. This will be our first and primary exchange listing where tokens can be traded for Bitcoin or Ethereum at open market valuations. As part of this agreement we have also been listed on their token sale page.…
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September 12, 2018 0

Meeting Minutes 10th Sept 2018

We are going to trial publishing meeting notes on the JSEcoin blog to aid with transparency and keep users up to date with what is going on internally. Let us know if this is of interest and what you’d like to see more of from the team. Asian markets S.Korea largest contributor to ICO’s last…
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September 10, 2018 0

Platform & Network Update v1.8.2

We have completed the platform and network update to version 1.8.2 There have been some significant changes in preparation for the exchange listing next month with added security and fraud prevention features. Some of the features are detrimental to user experience but we feel that the overall project is stronger with them. Pending Rewards Mining…
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September 8, 2018 0

PHP API Wrapper

We have written a PHP wrapper for the API which is downloadable from: https://jsecoin.com/downloads/JSEcoinPHPWrapper.zip Here’s a demo video of a simple web app we built using it: The API makes it as simple as possible to integrate JSEcoin functions into your web sites code. Here are some examples. Example 1 – Load the api with…
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August 27, 2018 0

The JSE Ad Exchange

An ad exchange is a marketplace where buyers and sellers trade digital advertising space. In 2018 more than $200 billion USD will be traded via ad exchanges around the world. Many of these exchanges are interlinked and reselling each others inventory. Google is the largest player in the field with a huge network of publisher…
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August 18, 2018 0

Global Publisher Mining Analysis

August marks the six month point since we started running monthly analysis of the publisher mining sector. We did this by taking the majestic_million.csv file which is a publicly available list of the one million highest rated websites by SEO factors and crawling them to detect cryptocurrency miners. The miner list was taken from here…
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August 16, 2018 0

July 2018 Accounts

It’s the start of a new financial year for the company. We have a lot going on with advertising and press releases because of the ICO. Ethereum has crashed down to $260 USD / ETH which is a shame but we expect this to only be a temporary issue. The platform reached 100,000 registered users…
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August 15, 2018 0

ICO Advisor Kyle Headley

We have the pleasure of introducing our recently appointed advisor Mr Kyle Headley. Kyle brings a wealth of experience in the blockchain industry. He has worked with previous projects such as: EIPlatform REALinvest Bind Network SVPER Linkedin profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kyle-headley-75b98777/ Based out of Edinburgh UK, Kyle has previous experience in customer service leadership, continuous improvement, technology…
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August 12, 2018 0

ICO Targets, Bonuses & Budgets

A few people have been confused about the pricing and slider on the ICO page and we wanted to clarify the bonus tiers, the targets and the difference between the two. The token pricing is set to 75,000 JSE / 1 ETH for the duration of the ICO. This is hard coded in the smart…
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July 25, 2018 0

CoinMercenary Security Audit

In June we contacted a number of security auditors to get quotes for a full audit on our ERC20/223 smart contract. After speaking with Jonathan from CoinMercenary we decided that they were the company we wanted to work with and gave the go ahead. I was particularly impressed by Jonathan’s professional manner, the way in…
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July 17, 2018 0

June 2018 Accounts

A little bit late on the accounts this month because of the ICO launch. Server costs have gone up a little bit because we are now using a separate webserver for the platform (enhanced security, not on same server as wordpress) and also tested data sharding which will enable faster scaling. We also did a…
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July 12, 2018 0

JSEcoin ICO Now Live

After a year of development work at 12:00 UTC we launched the JSEcoin ICO. We had a number of questions from potential investors about how to participate so we created this quick and simple demo video: Thank you to the ICO review sites that have analysed the JSEcoin project. I am pleased to report we…
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July 11, 2018 0

Bounty Campaign Payouts 2nd July 2018

We have processed all bounty payments up to around 12:00 UTC today. Airdrops have also been verified but the airdrop payment wont go out until the 4th July. We had 8500 submissions in total and we had to filter a lot of it because there was some spam and bot submissions. The first thing we…
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July 2, 2018 0

SHA256 Generator

This is a tool for creating a SHA256 hash of any data you want. Enter your data in the box below and click generate hash. SHA256 is a cryptography method which creates a fixed length hash from a data source of any size. It is only one way so you can never go backwards and…
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June 27, 2018 0

Newsletter Update

Just in case anyone didn’t get the newsletter: We have announced the date for the JSEcoin ICO which will start on 11th July 2018. Full announcement here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1SC-rUJW1g We will be making tokens available for purchase via an Ethereum ERC20 smart contract. As soon as the cap is reached or a 3 month maximum time…
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June 4, 2018 0

Bounty Campaign Draft Proposal

Please note this is a draft proposal and all figures and programs are subject to change. UPDATE: 22nd August 2018 Terms and rates have been updated to: Twitter Posts/Retweets 100+ real followers – 10 JSE / Post 500+ real followers – 20 JSE / Post 1000+ real followers – 30 JSE / Post Maximum of…
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May 30, 2018 0

JSEcoin Pitch Deck

Here is a preview of our pitch deck for the token crowdsale (ICO). This is designed primarily with potential investors in mind. https://jsecoin.com/pitchdeck.pdf The slides are more focused on the business opportunity and markets rather than the underlying technology. This is something we need to adapt to as we prep for the ICO. It is…
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May 29, 2018 0

JSEcoin Open Sourced Codebase on Github

Today was a really important day in the project because we have open-sourced the code base at https://github.com/jsecoin Open sourcing means we share our code with the world for peer review and reuse. But why would we want to do this? Open-source code is safer because security vulnerabilities are discovered faster. This is particularly important…
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May 25, 2018 0

JSEcoin to monetize visitors with ad-blockers

Update 16th May 2018 We’ve had a number of publishers express interest in running this solution but found the IAB script difficult to configure. I’ve put together a really simple script that makes this as easy as possible for publishers to use. There’s a new demo here: https://jsecoin.com/misc/adblocker/demo.html Note that if you don’t have an…
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May 15, 2018 0

Implications Of Mainstream Adoption

This article is going to explore the implications of a possible mainstream adoption of cryptocurrency. I am not going to focus on any specific project but a general movement from fiat currencies (USD/GBP/EUR etc.) to the usage of cryptocurrency. Political and Economical Changes Governments have been wary of cryptocurrency for the most part and perhaps…
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May 10, 2018 0

Takeaways from the Blockchain Expo

First day back in the office after the Blockchain Expo and this is what we learnt. Some of this information is coming from 3rd parties and hasn’t been fact checked so take with a pinch of salt. 70%+ of blockchain startup funding this year has been via venture capital and the rest from ICO. (This…
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April 20, 2018 0

Blockchain Expo Olympia London

Some of our team will be at the Olympia in London on Wednesday and Thursday (April 18th – 19th) for the Blockchain Expo 2018 which is part of the IoT Tech Expo. Website with full details is at: https://www.blockchain-expo.com/ If anyone is going to be attending this event feel free to contact us to set…
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April 16, 2018 0

JSE Token Changes And Network Maintenance

Following our proposal last month (https://jsecoin.com/token-economics-proposal/) we have now tested and are ready to roll out the updates to the token economics. We plan on carrying out these updates on Friday 6th April. During this time the network will be offline for approximately 1 hour. Everyone holding JSE on the platform or in coincodes will…
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April 4, 2018 0