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Explainer: What is a blockchain? - MIT Technology Review

What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical structure for storing data in a way that is nearly …

Blockchain

WEF's Sheila Warren: blockchain is the door to new digital reality

Sheila Warren equates the light bulb moment that people have when they realise the potential of blockchain technology to the scene in the 1999 film</i> …

The culture of crypto mining is changing: here’s how

Cryptocurrencies have become a major topic of interest in the United States, in part due to the extreme volatility of the flagship cryptocurrency, Bitcoin. Bitcoin rose from a modest value (under $1,000) to more than $15,000 in the span of a year, and now hovers between $6,000 and $12,000, with …

Cryptocurrency

A top Coinbase exec explains the master plan to turn the $1.6 billion cryptocurrency exchange into the next Google

Coinbase is one of the hottest startups in tech — and with good reason. The cryptocurrency exchange hit $1 billion in annual revenue as this year's bitcoin mania sent the popular digital coin surging up to almost $20,000, before it came back down.<p>With a reported 10 million customers served on the …

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Chinese Bitcoin Mining Firm Bitmain Made $3 to $4 Billion in Profits Last Year, Says Analyst

Bitmain, a privately held Chinese firm that manufactures Bitcoin mining hardware and runs its own mining operations, made $3 billion to $4 billion in …

7 Facts You Didn't Know About Blockchain

It could transform how we track nearly every transaction.<p>You may have heard the term "blockchain" used when people talk about cryptocurrencies like …

You can now study Blockchain at university

Before Blockchain's birth in 2008, it was impossible to place value on virtual currencies like Bitcoin as there was no way of distinguishing a …

4 Cryptocurrencies That Soared As Bitcoin and Ripple Crumbled

These four cryptocurrencies are up between 20% and 107% since the year began.<p>Last year, the cryptocurrency market was practically unstoppable. After …

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 to make money mining bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies without knowing anything about it

You might think you need an extreme know-how of computers to do any kind of crypto mining, that it couldn't possibly be done by the average person.<p>Turns out, it's absurdly easy.<p>You just need computer parts that are powerful enough to make mining profitable, and a handy piece of software called …

Want to Get a Job With Elon Musk? You May Want to Study These 16 Interview Questions

Interns at SpaceX reportedly work 80 hours per week.<p><b>SpaceX interns work 80 hours per week and help the company launch rockets and improve its dynamics.</b>• <b><br>So the aerospace company, recently rated one of the best places to work, asks some tough interview questions to ensure that it is hiring the right</b> …

Here's How Much It Costs to Mine 1 Bitcoin in the U.S.

While still profitable, bitcoin mining margins are plunging in the U.S. of late.<p>Cryptocurrencies may have hit their first real hiccup in more than a …

Explaining Side Chains, The Next Breakthrough In Blockchain

As an engineer and an entrepreneur, I truly believe blockchain technology is going to revolutionize the world. One of the biggest hurdles we need to tackle in the blockchain industry is scalability. Ethereum can only handle 15 transactions per second. I previously wrote about why that will prevent …

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The Cryptocurrency Crash Is Here, and This Is What's Most Interesting About It

A major shift appears to be underway with retail investors.<p>In 2017, cryptocurrencies could seemingly do no wrong. In fact, virtual currencies …

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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Can blockchain democratize education? This startup seems to think so

Without much fanfare, recent advances in technology have helped provide quality education to people across the world. Cloud applications helped us create classrooms that defy geographical barriers and span across thousands of miles. Artificial intelligence and machine learning helped make up for …

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Blockchain Moves Beyond Bitcoin

<b>Touted as the next big tech disrupter in the world of business, blockchain technology could make transactions, from finance to food chain logistics,</b> …

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UC Berkeley blockchain research skyrockets alongside price of bitcoin

A single bitcoin’s worth as of press time is $11,498 — a stark increase from January 2017, when one bitcoin was valued at around $1,000. The value of …

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Here are 5 markets that blockchain will transform beyond recognition

Bitcoin, and its sibling cryptocurrencies, have continued to capture the imagination, and indeed the headlines, with fortunes being made – and lost – …

Blockchain And The Internet Of Things: 4 Important Benefits Of Combining These Two Mega Trends

The Internet of Things (IoT) and blockchain are two topics which are causing a great deal of hype and excitement, not just in the technology circle but in the wider business world, too.<p>Many say they are set to revolutionize all aspects of our lives, while others point out that there is a lot of hot …

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How Amazon Is Quietly Entering The Blockchain And Cryptocurrency Boom

This article originally appeared in the Motley Fool.<p>Since 2017 began, no asset class has been more impressive than cryptocurrencies. The aggregate …

When IoT meets Blockchain ❤️

Internet of Things (IoT) is creating new opportunities and providing a competitive advantage for businesses in current and new market. IoT is all …

Blockchain: so much bigger than bitcoin…

From voting to healthcare, music to energy production, blockchain may just change the way we run our lives<p>Voting<p>A blockchain allows the authentication of transactions without them needing to be administered or guaranteed by a central authority. Ballot boxes and current online voting platforms are …

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Three Ways Blockchain Will Disrupt Traditional Business And Impact Marketing In 2018

Recently, cryptocurrencies have dominated the news with Bitcoin, Litecoin and other altcoins generating mainstream buzz. Companies are utilizing a myriad of marketing efforts, particularly social media, to drive interest within the sector.<p>The interest in cryptocurrencies has mainly been speculative …