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Blockchain’s Popularity Among Large Enterprises Soared 11% This Year, Survey Finds

New research from fintech analysts Juniper House has found that blockchain’s traction with large enterprises has risen by 11 percent this year, according to a press release published September 11. Juniper’s Blockchain Enterprise Survey: Deployments, Benefits & Attitudes (Second Edition) found that 65 percent of responding large enterprises – defined as those who employ a minimum of 10,000 staff – ...

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What I’m Really Saying Is ‘Shut Down Permissionless Blockchains’

This interview has been edited and condensed. Aside from occasional blisteringly anti-crypto commentary from the likes of Warren Buffett and Bill Gates, one of the crypto industry’s most consistent and vocal naysayers is IT industry analyst Jason Bloomberg. Bloomberg is a published author, Forbes contributor and president of the firm Intellyx, which helps enterprises integrate new technological developments and trends ...

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Blockchain’s Scaling Problem, Explained | Cointelegraph

5. Failing to definitively address blockchain’s scaling issues could have far-reaching ramifications. Unless action is taken, it’s likely that transactions will take longer and longer to process. In a digital economy where fiat payments can be sent and received instantly, blockchain platforms need to offer the same if they are going to be regarded as a viable alternative — even ...

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Distributed Dialogues: Blockchain’s Better Side

The fact that great responsibility accompanies great power has become crystal clear in the blockchain world. While blockchains are most commonly connected with commerce, the potential impact of distributed ledgers is being discovered in fresh sectors daily. In the most recent episode of the Distributed Dialogues podcast, a collaborative show between the Let’s Talk Bitcoin Network and Distributed Magazine, blockchain’s ...

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Unlocking Blockchain’s True Potential With Initial Asset Offerings

A new trend is becoming more apparent in the world of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. Although initial coin offerings are still the go-to method of raising additional funding, it seems Initial Asset Offerings are also worth keeping an eye on. These projects are slightly different, as they primarily fund products and services. The IAO Concept Explained An initial coin offering ...

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Ready, Set, Go: New Solutions Seek to Leverage and Extend Blockchains for Enterprise

The wide array of proof-of-concept blockchain projects is not addressing the need to evolve the entire blockchain, which would enable not only mainstream adoption but enterprise usage as well. New distributed app frameworks are being developed to solve this problem. Blockchain Is Mostly Early Stage Among the top cryptocurrencies and industry-leading blockchain companies, most blockchain implementations are early stage. Consequently, ...

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How Blockchains Can Be Used to Facilitate Health Economies

This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. There has been considerable interest in the past few months in the difference between a utility and a security token in the crypto world. A utility token performs a specific function in a ...

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Browser Mined Blockchains the Secret Key to Mass Adoption

This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. What Is Browser Mining? Browser mined blockchains provide a simple entry point to the world of cryptocurrency encouraging mainstream adoption whilst providing a sustainable long term solution to the excessive power usage of ...

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More Than a Ledger: How Blockchains Will Democratize Wealth

To Mark Pascall, co-founder of BlockchainLabs New Zealand (NZ) and president of the Blockchain Association NZ, the blockchain space is more than just a new technology layer, it’s a “fundamentally different way for organizations and societies to operate.” It represents a historical reversal of the movement toward an evermore centralized society. “The major problem is that without mass decentralization, we ...

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‘Big Four’ Firm EY Acquires Crypto-Assets Tax Tool to Audit Blockchains

As it seeks to expand its blockchain-related services and capabilities across the globe, accounting giant Ernst & Young has acquired crypto-related technology assets developed by the San Francisco, California-based Elevated Consciousness. This includes the Andy Crypto-Asset Accounting and Tax (CAAT) technology, a tool which links with multiple cryptocurrency wallets and exchanges thus enhancing the visibility of transactions and inventory. Tax ...

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