Ahmet Kayhan

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5 Interesting Applications of Blockchain

Like any nascent technology, blockchain is full of promise but has a long way to go before making waves in the mass markets. Whether or not you are …

Blockchain is bringing the sharing economy to everyone

The sharing economy relies on a distributed workforce, shareable assets, and peer-to-peer transactions and contracts. Uber and Airbnb are probably the most famous examples, allowing people to make money by sharing their homes and their cars. Now blockchain technology is making it possible to earn …

How the blockchain can put an end to identity theft

Somebody could be using your personal information right now to commit fraud. The scary thing is, you wouldn’t know until it was too late – maybe you …

A Blockchain Toolkit for Discovering Valuable Business Cases

Originally posted on https://medium.com/hyperspaceventures/a-blockchain-toolkit-for-discovering-valuable-business-cases-5cbe24b2285b<p>Blockchain is the …

Blockchain

Bitcoin Series #1 - The Basics

I’ll be doing a series on Bitcoin to highlight both what it is, what it aims to be, and what its structure implies for the future of Bitcoin. This …

Bitcoin

Internxt is Creating the Next-Generation of Internet Services on the Blockchain

Just like any type of technology, there needs to be advancement and upgrading happening on basically an on-going basis. Consumer demands change, …

30% of banking jobs threatened by AI and blockchain

Industry experts believe that between 2 million and 6 million jobs will be lost over the next decade due to disruptive financial technologies like …

UPS joins blockchain alliance to spur standards development for shipping industry

UPS posits that blockchain technology will play a key role in the smart logistics network of the future.<p>UPS said Tuesday that it's joining the …

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Contributors | The Next Web

All stories in Contributors<p>5 easy steps to take your online business global<p>How many websites are you familiar with that are truly global? You can probably think of a few, and some of the largest online companies will likely come to mind including Facebook, Amazon, eBay, a couple of travel sites and …

San Francisco Leads World in Number of Blockchain Projects

Silicon Valley led the way in developing the Internet. Now it’s at it again.<p>The San Francisco area is first in the world in the number of blockchain …

Blockchain tokens could transform the music industry

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Digital Media Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Twenty years after peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing decimated the music industry, blockchain is emerging as a new P2P technology that could rip the industry anew.<p>But this …

Starbase Presale Shows Massive Demand For Blockchain Integration

Though initial coin offerings, or ICO, have been around for several years, 2017 is the year where they really decided to take off. There has been …

How Blockchain Is Making Cybersecurity Faster and Cheaper

Cybersecurity has become a major concern for organizations today. According to Cisco’s annual report on cybersecurity for 2017, 20 percent of …

Government Crypto Won’t be Able to Compete With BTC, Here’s Why

Governments are attempting to recreate the success of bitcoin and decentralized cryptocurrencies like Ethereum with the development of permissioned …

New Blockchain-Based Startups Create New Opportunities for Healthcare

Blockchain technology has huge potential to disrupt a wide range of industries, ranging from data management, security and healthcare as a few …

Blockchain, evolution or revolution

From banking systems to trading services or P2P networks, the paradigm shift brought by innovative solutions like distributed ledgers and decentralized protocols is accelerating our mind processes and human interactions at speed of light.<p>Presentation (extract) from our first event at Google Campus …

Is Blockchain The Answer To Programmatic Pitfalls?

The world of ad tech continues to evolve, with frequent advancements. This is no surprise. Nascent technologies go through numerous iterations as …

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Will blockchain accelerate trade flows?

Global trade has seen little innovation since the arrival of the shipping container in the 1950s. Goods are still transported over sea or land in …

Bitcoin May Be In A Bubble But Blockchain Is Here To Stay

Bitcoin (OTCQX:GBTC) and other cryptocurrencies continue to amass significant attention, especially in light of the massive surge in value that the …

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The user experience of blockchain

Blockchain will have a massive impact on banking, digital identity, smart contracts, digital voting, and decentralized notary. So what does this mean …

How This Startup Plans to Use Blockchain to Revolutionize the Coffee Supply Chain

Coffee, a beloved beverage tracing its origin back hundreds of years, is being reimagined for the 21st century. San Francisco–based Cafe X built a …

How Serious Are Tech Giants About Blockchains? Ethereum Cofounder Grades Apple, Amazon, Google

Advocates of cryptocurrency and blockchains, a new accounting technology that originated with Bitcoin, like to throw rocks at today’s corporate …

This startup is pairing the blockchain with farming

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Ripe, a blockchain startup, is showcasing how the distributed ledger technology can be applied to farming and provide companies with important data on crops and throughout the supply …

Blockchain for 21st Century Businesses

Businesses have been tracking financial transactions and the transfer of goods using ledgers for more than half a millennium. Whether the method …

Blockchain Can Change The Way You Own And Invest In Real Estate

The real estate market has plenty of investment opportunities. But those opportunities come with many hurdles. Real estate investment involves a lot …

Zillow beats Q2, revenue estimates; shares down 6%

Zillow (NASDAQ:Z) reports Q2 results with EPS and revenue beats. Marketplace revenue increased 30% on the year to $191.6M. Display revenue increased …

Facebook launches targeted real estate ads for Facebook and Instagram, challenging Zillow

Train, Score, Repeat, Watch Out! Zillow's Andrew Martin on modeling pitfalls in a dynamic world.

<i>The $1 Million Zillow Prize is a Kaggle competition challenging data scientists to push the accuracy of Zestimates (automated home value estimates).</i> …

The US is losing to China in the AI race

<b>Keeping up the pace</b><p>During his talk at a tech summit organized by the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) on Wednesday, former Google CEO Eric …

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26,000 blockchain projects launched in 2016, 92 percent are now dead

Consulting heavyweight Deloitte claims that over 26,000 new blockchain-based projects were launched on GitHub in 2016. GitHub is a development platform that houses codes for more than 86,000 blockchain programs, including large projects such as Bitcoin.<p>In its report, titled E<i>volution of Blockchain</i> …