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Top 6 Social Networks Using Blockchain Technology

Many blockchain use cases exist today, although exploring them all will be a major challenge. In the case of disrupting social media, various projects claim the blockchain will help disrupt these centralized ecosystems once and for all. The following companies, listed alphabetically, are using distributed ledgers for that very purpose. 6. Indorse Very few people are seemingly aware of the Indorse ...

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Top 8 Cryptocurrency Advertising Networks

Advertising networks are slowly gaining traction in the cryptocurrency world. With numerous platforms accepting Bitcoin as a payment method, an interesting scenario has been created. Some of those platforms have begun accepting alternative currencies as well. The following platforms are ranked in alphabetical order. 8. A-Ads One of the largest cryptocurrency-oriented advertising networks is known as Anonymous Ads, or A-Ads. ...

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Crypto to Expand Mobile Payments to Rural Networks Without State Control

China, which is on its way to becoming a cashless society, highlights how cryptocurrencies could be used for all global payments. However, the overreaching control of the Chinese state shows why cryptocurrencies are needed to maintain the financial freedom of citizens. Mobile Payments Used in Rural Villages Roughly two-thirds of China’s population use WeChat to make everyday payments by scanning ...

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Fr8 Network’s “Final Mile” Solution Debut a Success at Transparency18

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EOS Creator Block.one to Vote for Network’s Block Producers as ‘Community Member’

EOS developer Block.one has announced it will begin to stake its share of tokens to vote for the network’s 21 ‘Block Producers’ (BPs), in an announcement posted yesterday, June 28. In the EOS ecosystem, EOS holders can stake their tokens to vote for so-called ‘Block Producers’ (BPs) – the equivalent of miners on the Bitcoin (BTC) blockchain. In keeping with ...

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Redefining Our Credit Networks, One Loan at a Time – The Merkle

In an era of data breaches and regulation, it’s time our credit network got its act together. The Equifax data breach opened the eyes of millions of consumers around the world to the harsh reality that is our economic backbone. Why should companies like Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion be charged with maintaining our information and governing the terms of our loans and credit applications? It’s ...

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IBM Files Patent For Proof-Of-Work Protocol Tailored To IoT Networks

Tech giant IBM has filed a patent for an Internet of Things (IOT)-focused Blockchain configuration which would tailor the proof-of-work (PoW) protocol in order to address potential security issues in IoT networks, in an application published April 26. The patent proposes: “A method, comprising: determining a proof-of-work via an [IOT compatible] device; using a predefined set of nonce values when ...

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SkyCoin Aims to Fix Various Flaws in Bitcoin and Ethereum Blockchain Networks with Blockchain 3.0 – The Merkle

Bitcoin and Ethereum may have revolutionized the digital and financial worlds but both of them pose big challenges in the future. It is unlikely that they will improve as drastically and innovativally as required. Both are termed Blockchain 1.0 and Blockchain 2.0 technologies because Bitcoin gave the world the technology and Ethereum used the technology for its smart contracts, thus ...

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How Can NAUS Change Social Networks for the Better Using Blockchain?

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IBM Working on ‘Permissioned But Public’ Blockchain Networks

International Business Machines Corporation, aka IBM, is developing ‘permissioned but public’ blockchain networks in response to high demand for digital asset issuance, according to Jesse Lund, the newly appointed head of blockchain technology. IBM To Converge Public and Private Blockchains IBM has been heavily invested in the blockchain space for some time now as it offers a commercial platform for companies ...

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