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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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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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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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Blockchain Makes Inroads in the Enterprise at Consensus

Blockchain Makes Inroads in the Enterprise at Consensus

In 2017, roughly 2,000 people attended The Consensus Conference. Conference organizers expected more than 4,000 attendees at this year's conference in New York City, but ultimately ran out of capacity at 8,500 people. Clearly the cryptocurrency industry is gaining a measure of popularity with the mainstream.

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It Pays to Understand Cryptocurrency

It Pays to Understand Cryptocurrency

If you are run a website and accept payments via that same web property, a time will come soon (if it hasn't already) when cryptocurrency should be on your radar. It has come a long way since it was first introduced in 2008  (pdf).

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