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Why Enterprises are Looking to Blockchain for Better Data Privacy

Why Enterprises are Looking to Blockchain for Better Data Privacy

Can blockchain ensure data privacy? IBM certainly seems to think so. Earlier this month, according to a filing published by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) IBM has applied to patent a system that would use blockchain tech to tackle privacy and security concerns for drones.

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A Blockchain Glossary of Common Terms

A Blockchain Glossary of Common Terms

Bitcoin, and by extension blockchain, have been around since 2008 when Satoshi Nakamoto published the Bitcoin White Paper. The first Bitcoin block, the so-called 'Genesis Block,' was mined in 2009. As the Bitcoin protocol is open source, anyone could take the protocol, fork it (i.e.

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10 Obstacles To Enterprise Blockchain Adoption

10 Obstacles To Enterprise Blockchain Adoption

In May 2018, security researchers discovered vulnerabilities in the blockchain-based EOS platform. EOS is a cryptocurrency token and blockchain that claims to operate as a smart contract platform for the deployment of decentralized applications and a decentralized autonomous corporation.

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How Emerging Tech Vendors Are Taking on Blockchain

How Emerging Tech Vendors Are Taking on Blockchain

Anyone still on the fence about blockchain's importance or its future direction need look no further than the blockchain solution release earlier this week from Microsoft in partnership with Ernst & Young  that is designed to streamline content rights and royalties management.

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7 Trends Driving Blockchain Forward

7 Trends Driving Blockchain Forward

Blockchain, as we have seen, is quickly becoming an established enterprise technology. There is still way to go, however, before it reaches its full potential. In the meantime, there are a number of emerging and established trends around blockchain that are gaining traction at the moment.

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Enterprise Security Concerns for Blockchain And How To Mitigate Them

Enterprise Security Concerns for Blockchain And How To Mitigate Them

Digging deeper into blockchain, the technologies behind them and enterprise use of blockchain, apart from the technical difficulties of deploying the technology, it is becoming clear that security concerns are slowing the development of blockchain down, particularly considering the new compliance regulations that have come into play with GDPR.

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