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Bitcoin Magazine’s Week in Review: Blockchain’s Big Gathering

This week’s news was dominated by stories out of Blockchain Week and the Consensus 2018 conference held in New York City. There was free beer served from an ID-validating dispenser, Warren Buffet was criticized for his “rat poison” view of cryptocurrency, and there were plenty of business announcements, including news from eToro, Netki, Bitmain and Circle. Catch up on these ...

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Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Launches InteroperableE Platform For Enterprise Blockchains

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. In a noteworthy advancement, the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) launched the much-awaited Enterprise Ethereum Client Specification (CS) 1.0 – an open-source, cross-platform blockchain system that guarantees and builds trust in smart contract-based frameworks. Built For Enterprises Published on May 16 on  EEA’s official website, the announcement ...

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Congress Talks Blockchain’s Transformative Potential

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. Blockchain garnered plenty of mainstream attention in late 2017 when Bitcoin’s skyrocketing value featured prominently in newspaper headlines. That mainstream attention comes from everyday retail investors, sophisticated Wall Street investors, and the regulatory ...

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A Quantum Blockchain “Time Machine” Could Keep Future Blockchains …

Two researchers from Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand have proposed a new quantum blockchain technology that, by exploiting quantum entanglement across time, could greatly increase the security of future blockchain systems operating on quantum networks. Senior author Matt Visser is a renowned mathematician and cosmologist who has authored books with titles like “Artificial Black Holes” and “Lorentzian Wormholes.” ...

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PBoC Digital Currency Director Says Blockchains Need Centralization

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. China’s digital currency director said that excessive decentralization is a fatal flaw that spells doom for Bitcoin, Ethereum, and many other public blockchains. Writing in an op-ed published by Chinese-language business news outlet Yicai, Yao Qian — who leads the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) digital ...

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Why Is Nobody Paying Attention to Blockchain’s Potential Ability to End Fraud?

Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, and ICOs have become major buzzwords in news headlines, blog posts, podcasts, and reports as 2018 gets underway. However, it is surprising that nobody seems to be paying much attention to the underlying technology powering the disruptive nature of cryptocurrencies and altcoins – blockchain technology. Interestingly, the cryptocurrency industry is getting bigger despite all the criticism from Wall ...

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Bitfury: Private Blockchains Are Intermediate Step for Governments

Bitfury was one of the first companies built around the process of bitcoin mining, but the startup also now works on private blockchain software. Some would assume this might have a negative impact on the bitcoin-focused aspects of their business. But, while it’s true that the development of private, permissioned ledger systems means there could be less activity on public ...

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Is There No End to Blockchain’s Capabilities?

We hear about new uses for blockchains every single day. The technology is so darn versatile that it won’t be long before it’s making your morning coffee and looking after your kids. Or maybe that’s AI. Whatever. The point is that considering the possibilities of blockchain technology is like contemplating the enormity of the universe. Each time you think you’ve ...

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How Can Blockchains Remove the ‘Pay to Trade’ Barrier in the Market? – The Merkle

We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them. –Albert Einstein Every day, blockchain technology is grabbing the headlines through new and exciting ventures, promising to make investors’ needs more simple, efficient, and profitable. The problem with many of these ventures is the failure to deliver on many of these promises. Most importantly, the ...

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Are Blockchains Actually Immutable? – The Merkle

Bring up the topic of blockchains and it won’t be long before the word “immutable” is dropped into the conversation. After all, a blockchain’s inability to be tampered with or modified is one of its biggest selling points. But, is it actually as immutable as they say it is? Once a transaction is recorded on a blockchain, does that mean it’s ...

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