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Explaining Blockchain in 1 Easy-to-Understand Sentence

A layman's look at what the blockchain buzz is all about.<p>Virtual currencies were truly something to marvel at last year. Whereas the stock market is …

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Blockchain Is the Future, But It's Confusing. Here's an Explanation in Plain English

Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>You keep hearing the word and it isn't going away. You admit defeat of your lack of knowledge and find yourself Googling "What is …

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IBM told investors that it has at least 63 blockchain clients — including Walmart, Visa, and Nestlé (IBM)

• <b>IBM told investors Thursday that it has over 400 client projects on its blockchain platform.</b>• <b><br>Among its biggest clients are companies like Walmart and</b> …

Blockchain in a nutshell

If you want to know what #Blockchain is, beyond cryptocurrencies, this article is for you! This post will give you an overview of what blockchain is …

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A Very Brief History Of Blockchain Technology Everyone Should Read

When Satoshi Nakamoto, whose true identity is still unknown, released the whitepaper Bitcoin: A Peer to Peer Electronic Cash System in 2008 that described a “purely peer-to-peer version of electronic cash” known as Bitcoin, blockchain technology made its public debut. Blockchain, the technology …

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8 Ways to Invest in Blockchain Without Buying Bitcoin

Bitcoin, for better or worse, has been all the rage of late. Its breakneck 1,850% run in 2017 put the cryptocurrency on the map. In 2018, however, …

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How Cloud Computing Is Changing Management

Theories and practices of management often spring from the opportunities created by new technologies. Interchangeable parts spurred ideas about structuring assembly lines and logistics. The complex calculations of the field known as Operations Research were enabled by mainframe computing. …

Blockchain Explained: How It Works, Who Cares and What Its Future May Hold

Best known as the immutable database that runs underneath cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, blockchain is poised to play a critical role in …

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The Game-Changing Blockchain Announcement You Probably Missed Last Week

Blockchain's non-currency applications are beginning to gain steam.<p>The past year and change has truly been incredible for cryptocurrency investors. …

What Is RSK? Is It a Threat to Ethereum? | Investopedia

While blockchain is still viewed as an immature concept thanks to its ongoing evolution, the blistering pace of change and new solutions emerging …

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The Basics of Blockchain Technology, Explained in Plain English

Anything and everything you need to know about what makes blockchain technology tick.<p>Historically, no asset has been a greater source of wealth …

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Blockchain Is Changing Our World: Here Are The Best Practical Examples Of How It Is Used In 2018

The potential of blockchain technology to disrupt nearly every industry in some way cannot be dismissed even though there are still several hurdles to overcome before we see its full transformative impact.<p>Leaders of major financial institutions where security is paramount and change is often …

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Forget Bitcoin and Ethereum: Say Hello to Qtum

This business-focused blockchain developer aims to combine the best of bitcoin and Ethereum, with a twist.<p>This turned out to be a truly incredible …

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Can Blockchain-based Cryptobanks Overtake Centralized Competitors?

For a long time, cutting-edge technologies have comprised the flagship achievements of the centralized banking systems across the globe both …

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2018 Is Going To Be A Massive Year For Blockchains, The Tech Behind Bitcoins

You’ve heard of the surging alternate currency, but that’s just a peek at what the underlying technology will enable in the next year.<p>The word “bitcoin” was a top search on Google this year, as everyone who didn’t understand the cryptocurrency (which was most of us) rushed to learn how it works and …

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Bank Of America Building With Blockchain

Blockchain is a new technology with wide implications in banking.<p>There are many companies looking at innovative ways to take advantage of Blockchain …

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AWS Blockchain Partners Portal: An Amazon About Face?

AWS CEO Andy Jassy<p>In the past, you would work on a Word document, and while you were editing it, others in your company were unable to access the …

What zero-knowledge proofs will do for blockchain

Zero-knowledge (ZK) proofs are generating excitement in financial circles lately due to their potential for increasing privacy and security for blockchain participants. The concept itself is not new, as cryptographers have been working with zero-knowledge/interactive proofs for years. But the …

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5 Sectors Blockchain Is Disrupting That Are Not Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency is just the start. Blockchain could make elections unhackable and provide flawless cybersecurity.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a few years now, "blockchain" and "cryptocurrency" have gone hand-in-hand. The blockchain concept is complicated, and …

Why the blockchain revolution will accelerate in 2018

Serial technologists, business leaders, and government officials have long been awaiting a better ‘system of organization’ for the planet’s most important and lucrative information. In many of our most valuable industries, legacy, work-around infrastructures are hobbling on their last few limbs. …

This Is Why Blockchains Will Transform Healthcare

The blockchain revolution has made its way to the healthcare industry, and it’s only the beginning of what’s possible. Healthcare Rallies for Blockchain, a study from IBM, found that 16% of surveyed healthcare executives had solid plans to implement a commercial blockchain solution this year, while …

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Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Ethereum, patiently explained

Although ‘Bitcoin‘ and ‘Ethereum’ are terms that are often paired together, the reality is that they are vastly different. The only thing Ethereum shares with Bitcoin is that it’s a cryptoasset running on top of blockchain.<p>Instead of being just a cryptocurrency, like Bitcoin, Ethereum also has …

Here's everything you need to know about blockchains, the ground-breaking tech that could be as disruptive as the internet

From a 'castle' full of bitcoin millionaires to the initial coin offering (ICO) craze, it's hard to escape the chatter about how some people are building their fortunes off the new world of cryptocurrencies. But behind those cryptocurrencies sits a technology called blockchains, which some people …

What is a blockchain? GeekWire’s guide to this game-changing technology and its vast potential

Most technologies touted as “game-changing” are just somewhat modified versions of something already in use. Blockchains are different, and while it …

How blockchain encryption works: It's all about math

Riot Blockchain's CEO John O'Rourke explains how the blockchain encryption mining network works.<p>Blockchain encryption prevents sensitive information …

The Way Online Shopping Disrupted Retail, Blockchain Is About To Do To Freight And Logistics

Back in the 1990s, a young entrepreneur by the name of Jeff Bezos had an idea.<p>He wanted to bring the experience of walking into a bookstore and choosing a book, digital. Bookstores, he thought, were inefficient, and was a simple enough shopping experience to replicate for a customer sitting in …

The ultimate, 3500-word, plain English guide to blockchain

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, I’m sure you’ve heard of Bitcoin and blockchain. After all, they are one of the most trending topics these days  —  the ultimate buzzwords of the year. Even people who’ve never mined cryptocurrency or understand how it works, are talking about it.<p>My …

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These 5 companies are betting on Ethereum to completely reinvent the back end of the internet

Such responses were easy to elicit at the Ethereal conference in San Francisco on Friday. The gathering is a a day-long event for the founders, engineers, and enthusiastic users of a blockchain protocol called Ethereum.<p>Blockchain technology — also known as smart contract, or digital ledger …

The list of things blockchain will revolutionize, according to the tech industry

Blockchain fever is rising and shows no signs of breaking anytime soon.<p>Blockchain is best known for its association with bitcoin. It's a digital …

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How Blockchain Will Accelerate Business Performance and Power the Smart Economy

Political economist Francis Fukuyama predicted a future when social capital would be as important as physical capital, and that only those societies with a high degree of social trust would be able to create large-scale organizations capable of competing in the new economy.Two decades later, an …

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