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Blockchain Beyond Bitcoin: How Blockchain Will Transform Business in 3 to 5 Years

Everyone says blockchain is going to be huge. Here's what it will actually change, with specific examples in business and government.<p>To understand how blockchain is going to change the data of business and the business of data, ignore the jargon.<p>Ignore the hype.<p>Especially, ignore the …

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Enigma Project Announces 'Catalyst' a Decentralized Hedge Fund Platform

Emerging Markets<p><b>On June 6 the MIT Media Lab graduates who created Project Enigma</b> <b>announced</b> <b>a new platform called ‘Catalyst.’ The financial application</b> …

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Peer-To-Peer Parcel Delivery On The Ethereum Blockchain

A parcel service prototype has been developed on the Ethereum blockchain as a result of collaboration between the team at Streamr and PassLfix CTO …

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Dubai Plans Digital Passports Using Blockchain Tech

The Dubai government has partnered with UK startup ObjectTech to bring blockchain-based security to the emirate's airport.<p>ObjectTech said this week …

A New Way To Raise Money: The Initial Coin Offering

<i>This is the first article of a two part series on ICO’s. The second article is a guide on how to run your own ICO.</i><p>The digital currency ecosystem has had a crazy year. The Bitcoin market capitalization has grown from $11 billion on June 5, 2016 to almost $47 billion USD on June 5, 2017.<p>Negative news …

How Amazon Echo Could Serve as Your New Business Analyst

Picture this. You’re meeting with your board of directors. Someone requests more details about a sales forecast. Instead of booting up a laptop …

IDG Contributor Network: Why blockchain, ICOs and tokenization will transform your personal data

You’ll soon be able to buy and sell health data with tokens, similar to how you’re issued drink tickets at a comedy club. The first step in …

How to Choose Your Favorite Cryptocurrency

The cryptocurrency market has been going crazy lately, as FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) has taken hold. And it’s not just Bitcoin: the value of all …

Using Blockchain to Keep Public Data Public

In early February, President Trump’s administration made a change to the White House website. The site’s digital updates are often small and insignificant — updating a photo, fixing a broken link — and therefore may go unnoticed. But this one was different, and it could have an impact on every …

How Blockchain Technology Is About to Change Your Life

Blockchain is on the brink of gaining global understanding and support.<p>The terms "trust" and "cyber technology" are not often used in the same sentence. The past year has seen an onslaught of cyber hacks, forcing everyone to question security on the web. Luckily, the growing Blockchain movement has …

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Banks Experiment With Blockchain But A Winner Is Yet To Emerge

The other target is international payments. We are talking to players like Ripple (payment settlement company). We could send rupees into dollars in …

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What Blockchain Means for the Sharing Economy

Look at the modus operandi of today’s internet giants — such as Google, Facebook, Twitter, Uber, or Airbnb — and you’ll notice they have one thing in common: They rely on the contributions of users as a means to generate value within their own platforms. Over the past 20 years the economy has …

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What is Ethereum? Step-by-Step Ethereum Infographic

<b>Ethereum is a peer-to-peer network of virtual machines that any developer can use to run distributed applications (Dapps). These computer programs</b> …

Why a blockchain EHR makes sense for a patient-centered approach

By now, most people have heard of blockchain, at least for its role as the Bitcoin ledger. As awareness of blockchain has grown, people have come to …

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The blockchain future is here. And it needs a few good names.

Please, let's not have any more scary-sounding names like Enigma and BlockCypher.<p>Did you crowdfund The DAO? It’s the one that uses the Ethereum blockchain.<p>If those two short sentences leave you scratching your head or feeling left out, it’s likely because the three names "The DAO," "Ethereum" and …

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Blockchain entities to watch in 2016: Infographic

Failing projects pray blockchain works as 'magic middleware'

And fail anyway, as will you in 'the year of pointless blockchain projects' says analyst“This is the year of pointless blockchain projects” and …

Blockchain design is evolving to power the new 'economy of things'

IBTimes spoke with IoT/blockchain innovators David Sønstebø, IOTA founder, and Tom Fuerstner, founder of Riddle&Code.<p>Just as there's an array of …

Blockchain: Disruptive Forces in Financial Services

<b>Smart Contracts, Blockchain Ledgers and Compliance</b><p>DLT has captured the attention of market participants across financial services as a valuable tool …

Financial Services

Wirex Launches Free Bitcoin Virtual Debit Card

Advertisement<p><b>Wirex gets it. Cryptos are only as valuable as the accompanying level of usability. Is this what mass adoption of bitcoin looks …

11 basic Excel tricks that will change your life

Microsoft Excel is an amazing piece of software, and even regular users might not be getting as much out of it as they can. Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.<p>Of course you can move from cell to cell with …

Digital Certificates Project

An incubation project by the Media Lab Learning Initiative and Learning Machine that builds an ecosystem for creating, sharing, and verifying …

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