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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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