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New Extension Version 2

Since version one of our Extension was introduced to the Chrome Web Store, it has served 1.8 million ad impressions. Given the evolving policies of the Chrome Web Store, especially as it relates to advertising, we have been asked to change the functionality of the...

XCLR Available on the Emoon Marketplace

XCLR is now available on the Emoon marketplace in the utility token section. Emoon is a decentralized peer-to-peer marketplace to buy and sell utility tokens, collectibles, and more. Emoon is powered by the 0x protocol. The marketplace works primarily with the...

XCLR Available on Bamboo Relay

XCLR is available for buying and selling on the 0x powered platform Bamboo Relay. The trading pair is XCLR/wETH. We previously listed on another 0x powered platform called TokenJar that also uses wETH (Wrapped Ether). There is a guide to using wETH available from...

Availability of XCLR on Bitcratic

XCLR is now available on Bitcratic under the pair XCLR/ETH. Bitcratic is a decentralized exchange that is similar to IDEX, ForkDelta, Etherdelta, and Tokenstore. Bitcratic considers itself semi-decentralized because it uses an off-chain order book with on-chain...

ClearCoin Q1 2019 Newsletter

The latest Q1 2019 Newsletter is reproduced below for users who are not in the email list. New developments on XCLR and related products are listed below. The latest updates include an invite system for ClearCoin's Chrome Extension and updates to its KYC verification...

Availability of XCLR on Switch and SwitchDex

XCLR is now available on Switch, a token exchange service. Switch uses a seamless method of exchange when converting one token into another with over 100 total tokens available. Other tokens listed on Switch include Ethereum (ETH), Binance Coin (BNB), Bancor (BNT),...

Updates to Extension KYC Process

Version 1.1.1 of the ClearCoin Extension has an updated KYC process for verifying users. The new method uses a Google Form to validate user data. Existing Extension users will not need to re-initiate KYC if they have already completed it. There were recent inquiries...

ClearCoin & aXpire Launch Crypto Acceptance Gateway

ClearCoin and aXpire (AXPR) teamed up to launched a crypto acceptance gateway as an easy method for advertisers and users to buy XCLR by using major cryptocurrencies. The crypto acceptance gateway is an easy alternative to using an exchange platform (XCLR enabled...

XCLR Available on TokenJar

XCLR is available for buying and selling on the decentralized exchange TokenJar. Based in Singapore, TokenJar uses the 0x protocol. The 0x protocol enables peer-to-peer exchanges with 353K transactions currently reported. TokenJar's decentralized format allows users...

XCLR Available on MyEtherWallet’s Main Token List

Due to support requests on adding XCLR to MyEtherWallet, we're making available an updated guide on adding XCLR. The previous way to add XCLR to MyEtherWallet was using the token's contract address in the Add Custom Token section. Recently, XCLR has been added to the...

The Rapid Growth of Ad Blocking

For a very long time, advertising has financially supported free content on the internet. Subsidizing free content with ads predates the internet as a similar model was used on mediums like television, radio, newspapers, and magazines. Internet users have control over...

Extension Invite System in Version 1.1

Version 1.1 of the ClearCoin Extension has been submitted to the Chrome Web Store and will be available within the coming days. The update is automatically added to anyone who has the Extension already installed. The major feature addition for Version 1.1 is an invite...

ClearCoin’s Autumn 2018 Newsletter

ClearCoin's Autumn 2018 newsletter is reproduced below. The newsletter was sent to our 50,000+ members of our community on Thursday, November 29th, 2018. It is shared below for those who are not on the newsletter list. The easiest way to join the newsletter list at...

ClearCoin Extension Version 1.0.0 Released to Chrome Web Store

ClearCoin Extension Version 1.0.0 is officially available on the Chrome Web Store and the beta period is now completed. The beta period was a success with over 50,000 ad impressions served through our Platform. We'd like to thank the 75 beta testers who participated...

ClearCoin Extension Beta Available in the Chrome Web Store

The ClearCoin Extension Beta is now available in the Chrome Web Store. For users who manually installed the file as a ZIP, they should migrate to the latest version from the official Chrome Web Store. The version from the store will give users automatic updates that...

ClearCoin Extension Beta is Live

Since the announcement in September, the development team has been working on a browser Extension product that enables users to share in the value of ad buys by earning XCLR for ads they see while browsing the web. The Extension also opens up our supply side to a...

KYC Apps for Extension Beta Users

All users who signed up for the beta version of the Extension will be invited to participate in the beta testing period. The invitations will be going out via email in October. The product is currently in alpha testing with the internal team. As mentioned previously,...

Further Details on the October Product Launch

Some of the most important crypto projects use blockchain to enable users to share in the value created in the information economy. Recently, we’ve made considerations on how to enable regular internet users to share in the value created by the digital media and...

Inviting Community Beta Testers

Last week, we mentioned a new product offering from ClearCoin that enables internet users to share in the value created by the media and advertising economy. As we're moving toward an October launch of that product, the development team has made a request to find...

Giving the Information Economy Back to the People

The beginnings of the Internet brought visions of a peer-to-peer economy that would connect the world. Along the way, the valuable information and data on the Internet was centralized to major companies. These major companies now reap the value of the information and...

ClearCoin Adds Thomas Connolly to Advisory Board

Today, ClearCoin is announcing the addition of Thomas Connolly to our Advisory Board. Tom brings a wealth of experience from the media and finance industry where he has served executive roles with Sony, Ernst & Young and TVRC. While he was the Global Leader of Media &...

New Website & Updated Sitemap

ClearCoin's new website is live with an updated navigation and sitemap. The new site is reflective of the current and future direction of the project. There are three HTML5 header videos used on this new site that can only be viewed on desktop or laptops (a mobile...

XCLR Listed on Eidoo Wallet

XCLR is now listed on the Eidoo wallet. Eidoo is a blockchain-to-human interface simplifying the interaction between the blockchain and its users. The Eidoo wallet is available on Google Play, Apple's App Store, and Desktop. Eidoo supports BTC, ETH, XCLR, and others....

Telegram Community Q&A

Our Telegram group is one of the cornerstones of our community. The group has over 20,000 members. Our Telegram admin, Hunter, recently asked the group if they have any questions for us and below are the questions that were asked. We may make the Q&A a periodical...

ClearCoin’s Summer 2018 Newsletter

ClearCoin's Summer 2018 newsletter is reproduced below. The newsletter was sent to our 50,000+ members of our community on Friday, August 17th 2018. It is shared below for those who are not on the newsletter list.   Summer has been a busy time for ClearCoin's team. We...

XCLR Now Available on HitBTC

ClearCoin's network token XCLR is now available for buying on HitBTC. The token can be found under the trading pair XCLR/BTC. HitBTC is a centralized exchanged based in Asia and Europe. Their customer base is worldwide and the platform can consistently be found in the...

XCLR Now Available on BiteBTC

ClearCoin's network token XCLR is available for buying on BiteBTC under the XCLR/BTC pair. BiteBTC is a centralized trading platform with over $6 million of volume in the last 24 hours as of this writing. The fee for trading XCLR on BiteBTC is 0.2% with a minimum...

Towards a Decentralized Future

As decentralized applications represent the spirit of innovation in the crypto economy, ClearCoin is working toward decentralized architecture for its wallet system. In order to complete this, we are starting with a phase out of our centralized wallet system. Your...

Publishing Immutable Ad Smart Contract Data to the Blockchain

In our whitepaper, there is a reference to allowing advertisers to transact with publishers through the use of a smart contract. This functionality is available sooner than we thought because as we built our ad server we decided it's the best way to set up these...

New Explorer Feature: Price & Market Cap Data for Tokens

The ClearCoin Explorer now contains price and market capitalization data for tokens when the information is available. The Explorer is currently indexing tokens from the Ethereum blockchain. Indexing other tokens and blockchains is something that could be added in the...

How the Future of Media & Ad Buying May Work

Product Launch Links: ClearCoin's platform is currently live at https://platform.clearcoin.co/ and the Explorer is live at https://explorer.clearcoin.co/ The world's M3 money supply has been estimated to be around $75 trillion. That would be the total amount of money...

XCLR Now Available on ForkDelta

ClearCoin's XCLR token is now available on ForkDelta with the trading pair XCLR/ETH. ForkDelta is a decentralized platform for buying and selling tokens. The platform currently lists over 200 tokens. The trading pair for XCLR/ETH on ForkDelta is available at this...

Multi Signature Wallet Deployments for ClearCoin (XCLR)

For greater security for XCLR holdings, ClearCoin is using multi signature wallet deployments for locked up holdings of the XCLR development fund. The multi signature wallet used was developed by the Gnosis team. The same deployment is being used by other crypto...

Finalizing the Migration to XCLR

The final stages of the XCLR migration are in progress now. There have been over 8,000 distributions to wallets done and now we are working through distributions on the remaining platforms. The list of platforms that list XCLR for buying are available at this link....

XCLR Distributions Being Processed to 8,000 Wallets

As of this writing there have been over 1,500 wallet distributions for XCLR, the standard token for our network. We have set up distributions for 8,000 wallets which covers the far majority of holders of CLR (estimated at over 80%.) The distributions to the 8,000...

ClearCoin’s XCLR is Live

As announced yesterday, the XCLR token will take the place of the CLR token in a fork event. All holders will be distributed 1:1 for XCLR where they held CLR. The contract address for XCLR is live at 0x1E26b3D07E57F453caE30F7DDd2f945f5bF3EF33. We are in the process of...

ClearCoin is Migrating to the New Symbol XCLR

Important Note: please see the bottom of the post for updates. ClearCoin is announcing a fork from its old symbol CLR to a new symbol XCLR. To be crystal clear, this is a change of only the token name and nothing else will change, except for the new smart contract...

Interview with our CFO Matthew May – Consensus 2018 Presenter

Our CFO Matthew May answered some interview questions for us to share his opinion on the economic and financial implications of the growing crypto economy. Matthew will be a presenter on the Consensus 2018 panel Emerging Fundamentals for the Accounting and Audit of...

Video: Sneak Peek! ClearCoin Team Interviewed for Success Files

A few weeks ago you might recall us posting photos of a shoot we did for for Success Files. Nothing stops the ClearCoin Team, even when our CEO Jay is at meetings, our COO Tammy and CRO Angelo are there to share the ClearCoin story. Teamwork = Dreamwork! We are really...

Video: ClearCoin Presentation at Blockchainfest 2018 – MIT

On Sunday, April 8, I had the pleasure of presenting Blockchain and Advertising Transparency at BlockchainFest at MIT. As the digital ad industry has grown the ad fraud issue has grown with it to over $16 billion annually. After 10 years, the major executives in the...

ClearCoin: Building the Google of the Decentralized Web

The team at ClearCoin has been working with media and ad data and how it is published and organized to a ledger system that promotes transparency and preserves anonymity of key data. There's a future where supply chains of many industries could be more transparent,...

ClearCoin Speaking at Boston BlockchainFest 2018 at MIT

It's a very exciting and humbling time to be at ClearCoin. We completed our successful token sale, which showed so much enthusiasm for the network, and we are moving full steam ahead to get our platform into market. With all the interest in applying blockchain to...

ClearCoin (XCLR) Listed on the Blockfolio App

ClearCoin (XCLR) will be announcing a series of new integrations with products and applications in the crypto ecosystem. Today we are announcing a listing on the Blockfolio, the most popular Bitcoin and Altcoin portfolio app. Blockfolio offers complete management of...

Transparency and Compliance at ClearCoin: Know Your Customer (KYC)

ClearCoin values transparency and compliance and we are cooperating with the regulations for our industry. We understand that a KYC (know your customer) application takes extra time to complete, however there it is a valuable step for our users to complete. People...

Will ERC20 Tokens Be The Reason for the Ethereum Flippening?

Flippening is that particular time when most crypto-investors might be waiting for or fear its coming. Either way, if you have probably come across the term ‘flippening’ being lashed around the web or across different cryptocurrencies forums and never understood what...

ClearCoin Welcomes Eclii Ventures For Aid With Global Strategy

ClearCoin has moved ahead with the token sale process with 20,000 users registered and $4 million of funding closed. The growing interest among the media and blockchain community continues to produce good results for the company. Today the company is announcing...

Scaling Up The ClearCoin Platform

ClearCoin has scaled itself up really quickly during the token sale process. 7,000 users, 3,000 sales, and over $2 million raised has put us in a position to continue to build upon a valuable project. It's still early in the token sale and we continue to see all of...

The Art of Category Creation

The year was 2012. I was sitting in a team meeting and we were discussing the next release of our product. We were discussing the virtues of what features it should have, or not, what color it should be, what it should be named… Then, I remember something that someone...

A Pixel-Perfect Look at ClearVision Powered by ClearCoin

We previously discussed that the utility of our utility token exists in the offering of managed services programmatic media buys. This is especially relevant for larger media buyers with over 5,000,000 CLR tokens. In 2018, we will allow for budgets of all sizes to...

The Trillion Dollar Cryptocurrency Economy

For this article, the word cryptocurrency intends to cover all currencies, assets, and utility tokens built on blockchain systems. In the case of ClearCoin, we have a functional utility token that accesses advertising and media services. In 2017, I have watched the...

ClearCoin on TrackICO with a 5-Star Rating

December has been a busy token sale month for ClearCoin. Holders of 5,000,000 or more CLR utility tokens can run managed services ad campaigns with us. The core of our service offering is identifying the quality of advertising with programmatic ad buys. Other ad and...

Musings on the Built-In Platform Wallet

With thousands of people reaching out to us and registering for our platform there are common questions about the built-in wallet feature. This post serves to clear the questions around the built-in wallet feature and the ability to transfer your ClearCoin (CLR)...

The ClearCoin (XCLR) Token Contract on Etherscan

We'd like to start by thanking the thousands of people who have registered, engaged on social media, or left positive feedback for our project. Many of you have expressed great understanding of the application of the blockchain in the media and advertising industry....

The Guide to Buying ClearCoin (XCLR) Tokens

The best way to buy ClearCoin (XCLR) network tokens is on HitBTC, BiteBTC, IDEX, or ForkDelta. ClearCoin is only providing this information for users who are interested in buying the ClearCoin (XCLR) network token. XCLR tokens can be stored on any ERC20 compatible...