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Blockchain Gains Ground, But Hurdles Remain

Blockchain Gains Ground, But Hurdles Remain

PwC’s 2018 survey on blockchain adoption in the enterprise revealed the technology was slowly gathering momentum. However, significant hurdles remain, mainly how enterprises can turn a technology that was essentially designed for financial transactions into a tool that could be used to manage the nightmare of organizational data security.

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CES 2019: Weeding Through the Tech Haze to Uncover Business Value

CES 2019: Weeding Through the Tech Haze to Uncover Business Value

The annual pilgrimage of 180,000 people from 155 countries visiting 4,500 of the world’s biggest tech companies — otherwise known as CES 2019 — took place last week in Las Vegas. And it will come as no surprise that AI, voice assistants, robots and 5G technology dominated the landscape.

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Blockchain’s Role in the Enterprise in 2019

Blockchain's Role in the Enterprise in 2019

Blockchain was invented by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008 to serve as the public transaction ledger of the cryptocurrency bitcoin. Blockchain has slowly gained traction in the enterprise since its emergence 10 years ago. In fact, late last year we saw digital workplaces using blockchain  to share data and collaborate securely.

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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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