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5 Bitcoin Core Alternatives That Don’t Fork the Blockchain

By | Dec 19, 2017 at 9:48 am

Did you know you can run a node on the Bitcoin network without using the Bitcoin Core software? And that you can do so without causing the blockchain to fork? In the last two months Bitcoin has experienced two successful hard forks that split…

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Cleveland

This ICO Wants to Use Blockchain to Verify People’s Expertise

By | Dec 5, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Can blockchain be leveraged to shed light on the truth? Plato, the ancient Greek philosopher, said that knowledge is what is true. But in modern times, truth is obfuscated by uninformed opinions, media bias and sales pitches disguised as advice. Knowledge.io will launch its…

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Seattle

Sharding Blockchain Technology Could Process Transactions Faster

By | Nov 21, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Zilliqa is a new blockchain platform successfully deployed their platform on internal Amazon Web Services nodes as a test reaching transaction speeds meant to rival major payment processors Visa and Mastercard. Using its new sharding technology, Zillqa takes blockchain and the distributed ledger technology to new…

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How Smart Contracts Could Impact Market Engagement

By | Nov 20, 2017 at 8:30 am

Bitcoin may be seen as the key reason that drove the sudden rise of blockchain as an in-demand technology. It’s pretty tough to overlook how bitcoin’s value has risen tremendously just within this year. Average consumers are now finally paying attention to cryptocurrencies and…

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Chicago

A Guide to Blockchains, Protocols and Token Sales

By | Nov 16, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Blockchains are changing the foundation of the global economy, and everyone is freaking out. Opinionated tribes are invoking civil wars and “forking” into new tribes. Multiple heated battles are happening simultaneously (mostly on social media) while only a few people on the outside understand…

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How Blockchain Is Making Cybersecurity Faster and Cheaper

By | Nov 9, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Cybersecurity has become a major concern for organizations today. According to Cisco’s annual report on cybersecurity for 2017, 20 percent of organizations surveyed had significant breaches within the past year that resulted in opportunity and revenue losses. Businesses have become prime targets due to…

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San Diego

How Blockchain is Finding its Way Into Virtual Reality

By | Nov 7, 2017 at 8:30 am

A metaverse, which is a portmanteau of the prefix “meta” (meaning beyond) and “universe,” describes the concept of a future internet, a 3D virtual experience. As a collective virtual shared space, the metaverse might be seen as the sum of virtual worlds, augmented reality and…

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Learn How to Get in the Cryptocurrency Investment Game

By | Oct 19, 2017 at 12:30 pm

Testing the waters in the world of cryptocurrency is easier than one thinks. Since 2009 when cryptocurrency came to be from an unknown person or group of people under the name Satoshi Nakamoto was released as an open-source software, there has been a surge of…

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Maine

Why This Bitcoin Mining Company is Looking to Maine For Expansion

By | Oct 3, 2017 at 8:30 am

Bitcoin mining has become big business. It’s also an energy-intensive business, as mining companies set up large facilities full of racks of whirring computers solving the complex mathematical problems required to “mine” Bitcoin. Because of this, locations with cool weather and access to cheap…

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Why Apps Can Pave the Way for Mainstream Adoption of Blockchain

By | Sep 21, 2017 at 7:15 am

Mobile utility and gaming applications may be the most likely driver of mainstream adoption of the blockchain and cryptocurrency. Recent developments in blockchain and cryptocurrency usage by conventional big business suggests that the mainstream adoption of such technology is imminent. Shipping and logistics giant…