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Amazon Quantum Ledger Database Fits a Nice Niche

Amazon Quantum Ledger Database Fits a Nice Niche

One of the most common questions I get about blockchain is “What else is it good for besides cryptocurrency?”  This is a fair question. Blockchain fulfills a need for distributed, immutable ledgers. The technology brings trust to environments where falsification and counterfeiting are especially dangerous.

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Will Quantum Computing Break Blockchain?

Will Quantum Computing Break Blockchain?

Blockchain is just the latest technology that will change the way we work and live, but there is a new technology that is starting to emerge and, according to researchers, it looks set to disrupt the disruptor. That technology is quantum computing. Recently, a paper by computer scientists published in Nature magazine even goes

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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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Successful Investment and Fundraising via Initial Coin Offerings

Successful Investment and Fundraising via Initial Coin Offerings

Technical disruptors have been driving our world for a long time, accelerating since the 1960s with mainframes ('60s), microprocessors ('70s), PCs ('80s), the world wide web ('90s) and digital channels such as mobile apps, social media and chatbots (2000s to the present).

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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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