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Everything you think you know about blockchain is wrong: 6 common myths

There’s obviously value in the blockchain but what are the common myths that many undermine the technology? Forrester analysts uncover six common …

Blockchain

The 5 Big Problems With Blockchain Everyone Should Be Aware Of

Blockchain is often touted as a world-changing technology and in many ways, it is. However, it isn’t necessarily the cure-all panacea for the world’s problems that many evangelists would have you believe.<p>Here’s a breakdown of some of the issues with blockchain that anyone thinking of using it …

Blockchain

How blockchain is streamlining business operations

Jerry Cuomo, IBM Fellow and VP of blockchain technologies, sees blockchain already coming more and more into play as people demand control of their identities. We are constantly being asked to share personal information in return for accessing places, information, or opportunities to buy or sell …

Blockchain

The Danger Of Not Understanding Blockchain And Its Impact

The press surrounding the wild ride of Bitcoin’s valuation mostly misses the larger story of blockchain, the transformational technology that underpins Bitcoin. Companies that work to stay ahead of consumer and client expectations appreciate the power of blockchain to alter business paradigms. …

Blockchain

Researchers Propose New Version of Scalable Blockchain Alternative

Yonatan Sompolinsky and Dr. Aviv Zohar, researchers of BlockDAG protocol, released a paper this week on a new, more scalable Blockchain alternative …

Blockchain

FedEx Moves Forward With Blockchain Logistics Plans

Shipping giant FedEx has begun efforts to integrate blockchain into its daily operations by joining the Blockchain in Transport Alliance …

Enterprise Tech

Intel's Hyperledger Blockchain Is Now Ready for Business

Long considered one of the most promising codebases hosted by the Hyperledger blockchain consortium, Intel's Sawtooth software is officially ready …

Blockchain

Press

The media have reported that Allianz is planning an open platform solution for other insurers. What’s that all about?<p><b>Christof Mascher:</b> Over the past …

Java

The bitcoin party is over. The blockchain party has only just begun | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

CONFIDENCE IN cryptocurrency markets may have taken a major hit in recent weeks, but the same cannot be said of the value of the technology it relies …

Blockchain

The End Of Root Canals: Stem Cell Fillings Trigger Teeth To Repair Themselves, Research Study Claims

What if damaged teeth could heal themselves without the need of a root canal? Apparently, that’s what Harvard and the University of Nottingham are …

Dentistry

New Patch Can Heal Heart Muscle After Heart Attack

A heart attack can leave lasting damage on the heart muscle of a person. Researchers are hoping a new patch can help the heart to mend after such a …

Medical Research

We asked 5 blockchain founders about the sector's biggest problems

The biggest story in tech right now is the blockchain. Cryptocurrencies are the talk of the web, and developers are building apps on the blockchain …

Blockchain

What You Need to Know About Neo, the 'Smart Economy' Cryptocurrency

Neo wants to change how we use money.<p>Filed Under Bitcoin, Blockchain, Money & Power<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox …

Cryptocurrency

Telegram’s ICO: Give us $2 billion and we’ll solve all of blockchain’s problems - MIT Technology Review

“Long Island Iced Tea” becoming “Long Blockchain” this is not. In planning a $2 billion initial coin offering that’s meant to launch this month, …

Blockchain

US Government Implements Blockchain Programs to Improve Transparency and Efficiency

<i>Expert Blog is Cointelegraph’s new series of articles by crypto industry leaders. It covers everything from Blockchain technology and</i> …

Bitcoin

Configurable Artifacts: How To Deploy Like a Pro

When a project team grows, feature deployments become more frequent. Automating these deployments then becomes critical to optimize the development …

Software Development

AI-powered robot finds common soap ingredient may combat malaria

Around half of the world's population is at risk of contracting malaria and it causes around half a million deaths each year. However, the parasites that cause malaria are becoming more resistant to the drugs we currently use to combat them, meaning the global malaria risk stands to increase if we …

5 Blockchain Developments Coming in 2018

<i>Peter Loop is</i> <i>associate vice president and senior principal technology architect at</i> <i>Infosys</i><i>, where he focuses on delivering enterprise cryptocurrency</i> …

Jamie Dimon

You think it and a robot sees it: The future is here with mind-reading AI

The first “this could change everything” AI story of the year comes to us in the form of (yet another) AI that’s supposed to read minds. This time however, there’s no parlor trick. We’re one step closer to being able to broadcast our thoughts to a screen, thanks to artificial intelligence.<p>Japanese …

Designing blockchains for a frictionless world

Every enthusiast in the crypto and blockchain space that has “seen the light” believes in a future that is collaborative, transparent and frictionless. Peer-to-peer and trustless technology will lead us to a decentralized utopia of equality and inclusion.<p>While the ideals are noble, the …

'Heed these words of warning:' Ethereum founder threatens to leave if the crypto community doesn't grow up

Vitalik Buterin, the founder of Ethereum, thinks crypto is heading in the wrong direction.<p>Buterin, 23, on Wednesday lamented the immaturity of communities across the cryptocurrency market. He said folks in the space should understand the difference between enacting positive change for society and …

Cryptocurrency

MATRIX: A Safer, Faster and More Flexible Intelligent Blockchain.

<b>December 22, 2017 –</b> MATRIX AI Network today launched the MATRIX project, a new generation Blockchain that leverages the latest AI techniques to …

Bulletproof Graphene: Paper-Thin Material Becomes Harder Than Diamonds On Impact

Graphene has revolutionized material science. This super tight, sheet of Carbon atoms is thinner than a sheet of paper but has some amazing physical …

Long-Term Health Comes Down To Two Main Habits, Says Researcher

In the ongoing search for health and longevity, researchers have looked to parts of the world where people live the longest—the “blue zones,” which include Sardinia, Italy; Okinawa, Japan; Icaria, Greece; Loma Linda, California; and Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica. In these places people tend to live …

Wellness

Here's Warren Buffett's verdict on bitcoin

by Roger Lowenstein<p>The most chilling movie scene ever might be the final take of <i>Invasion of the Body Snatchers</i>. One by one we see the human race …

What the World's Central Banks Are Saying About Bitcoin

Nine years since the birth of Bitcoin, central banks around the world are increasingly recognizing the potential upsides -- and downsides -- of …

Cryptocurrency

What CryptoKitties Reveals About Ethereum Scalability Issues

In case you thought 2017 couldn’t get any weirder, the world is now obsessed with virtual cats. CryptoKitties is a virtual game that allows players …

What Is a Chatbot? More Importantly, Should You Build One?

Chatbots are sprouting up everywhere, in every industry. Companies with chatbots range from CNN, whose news bot serves requests for news in …

Can Stellar Become the Next Major ICO Platform?

Is Bitcoin a Currency or a Commodity?<p>Bitcoin has quickly asserted itself as an alternative asset deserving of our attention, but if you’re a stickler …

Kevin O'Leary explains one big thing people don't understand about bitcoin (but need to)

With the recent frenzy around the staggering rise in the price of bitcoin, which briefly reached a high of $19,340 trading on the Coinbase exchange …