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Blockchain in Digital Transformation: What the Future Holds

It’s been talked and written about countless times, yet digital transformation continues to turn heads. Blockchain is more than a technology trend. Blockchain in digital transformation is a customer experience trend, perhaps, as it’s dynamic and constantly evolving. It’s already being billed to help businesses rack in an estimated $100 trillion in combined value by […]

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How Blockchain and Bitcoin Tech Will Fuel the Industrial IoT

Technological powerhouses bitcoin and blockchain offer the potential to collaborate with the Internet of Things (IoT), resulting in simplified connections within the industrial IoT. Through advanced implementation of blockchain and bitcoin, technology promotes a simpler way to experience life itself. Blockchain is the underlying technology in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Information contained and stored within […]

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How to Make Puerto Rico Your New Crypto Home

Is Puerto Rico a haven for crypto-currency? Is Act 20 right for my business? Do I have to move? What are the tax benefits? What does it take to qualify for tax benefits? What is the process? Identifying the steps to becoming a bona fide resident of Puerto Rico as an individual and/or a company is […]

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Facecoin is Not the Only Option

Is Facebook getting ready to launch a Facecoin ICO? Probably not. A number of outlets are reporting that Facebook is planning on launching its own cryptocurrency, but that may just be a particularly narrow interpretation of blockchain from the people reporting this story. At this point, we do know there is movement at Facebook related to blockchain and blockchain […]

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Consensus Algorithms in Blockchain and Beyond – 5 of 5

Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and smart contract platforms like Ethereum are recent examples of the evolution of consensus algorithms blockchain represents. Consensus, getting distributed processes to agree on a single value, is a fundamental problem in computer science. Distributed processing is difficult. In fact, there are logical proofs that show pretty conclusively that there won’t […]

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Consensus Algorithms in Blockchain and Beyond – 4 of 5

Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and smart contract platforms like Ethereum are recent examples of the evolution of consensus algorithms blockchain represents. Consensus, getting distributed processes to agree on a single value, is a fundamental problem in computer science. Distributed processing is difficult. In fact, there are logical proofs that show pretty conclusively that there won’t […]

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Consensus Algorithms in Blockchain and Beyond – 3 of 5

Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and smart contract platforms like Ethereum are recent examples of the evolution of consensus algorithms blockchain represents. Consensus, getting distributed processes to agree on a single value, is a fundamental problem in computer science. Distributed processing is difficult. In fact, there are logical proofs that show pretty conclusively that there won’t […]

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Consensus Algorithms in Blockchain and Beyond – 2 of 5

Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and smart contract platforms like Ethereum are recent examples of the evolution of consensus algorithms blockchain represents. Consensus, getting distributed processes to agree on a single value, is a fundamental problem in computer science. Distributed processing is difficult. In fact, there are logical proofs that show pretty conclusively that there won’t […]

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Consensus Algorithms in Blockchain and Beyond – 1 of 5

Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and smart contract platforms like Ethereum are recent examples of the evolution of consensus algorithms blockchain represents. Consensus, getting distributed processes to agree on a single value, is a fundamental problem in computer science. Distributed processing is difficult. In fact, there are logical proofs that show pretty conclusively that there won’t […]

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Looking Past the Hype: This is Why You Should Care about Blockchain

The topic of blockchain and blockchain implementation is popping up across a variety of industries and is the focus of many conversations throughout the tech world.  Between the association with bitcoin and its seemingly intangible and complex nature, blockchain may appear more complicated than its potential value to your business.  But, in actuality, blockchain has […]

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Get on the Path to Success with Blockchain Training

Blockchain has the potential to radically alter the way enterprises conduct business and process transactions. The technology can reduce operational costs and friction, create transaction records that are immutable, and enable transparent ledgers where updates are nearly instantaneous. However, despite its immense potential benefits, there is a great deal of confusion and challenge in leveraging blockchain. Its nascent technology, a lack of talent to support it, complex system integration, […]

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Trend Tuesday: Blockchain Trends for 2018

Retail media continues to announce the arrival of blockchain, but there is still work to do. Even though the decentralized ledger is the technology behind bitcoin, there are still many use cases stemming beyond financial transactions. Swiss bank Credit Suisse looked in depth at the growth of blockchain and collaborated with the World Economic Forum […]

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Jamie Dimon, J.P. Morgan Chase CEO: Bitcoin is Worse Than Tulip Bulbs

Yesterday, at the Pierre Hotel in New York City, the 2017 Delivering Alpha Conference gathered the most important players in asset management. At 3:00 Eastern Time, Jamie Dimon, CEO of J.P. Morgan Chase took the microphone…and Wall Street reacted quickly. By 3:01 ET, bitcoin was down 2 percent. So, what exactly did he say about […]

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Examples of How Blockchain Will Drive Change

  CMO.com has a decent article on bitcoin. The title is a bit pretentious, “Read This and You Can Stop Pretending You Understand Blockchain”  The article fails in completely explaining what it is but it does a great job in giving examples on where blockchain technology will improve transparency and efficiency in many different industries. […]

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IBM Adds Blockchain Integration for Financial Innovation

Finance trends are always making the media rounds, which of late lies in cryptocurrency. With uncertainty in the financial markets, the latest news has been around topics including blockchain and bitcoin, discussed among experts for its benefits of decentralization, security, and transparency. Blockchain is a shared, immutable ledger for recording the history of transactions in […]

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Blockchain And Cryptocurrency [Trend To Watch]

At last year’s Milken Institute Global Conference, an annual event that attracts some of the world’s most extraordinary people to explore solutions to today’s most pressing challenges, a group of experts gathered for a discussion on the future of blockchain. Brian Forde, who is now a senior lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management, […]

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How Will the Internet of Things Use Blockchain?

The most common association with Blockchain is Bitcoin – for this article Bitcoin is strictly a currency for transactions, but not the main focus. If you do you want more information on Bitcoin, this post, What is Bitcoin?, can give you more context. This article will focus on Blockchain in a decentralized ecosystem, and the functionalities […]

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Innovating with Money in the Cloud

Though it’s only October, thoughts of gumdrops and sugarplums are already on the minds of retailers. A trip to a retail store reveals Christmas decorations and products already up, complete with the trimmings of wreaths, lights, and more. Undoubtedly, the 4th quarter of the year is also when retailers make the majority of their revenue […]

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Blockchain Distilled: The Problems the Technology Solves

Hopefully by know you have heard the term “blockchain” multiple times and have come across multiple definitions. For example, Wikipedia defines it as – “a blockchain — originally, block chain — is a distributed database that maintains a continuously-growing list of records called blocks secured from tampering and revision. Each block contains a timestamp and a link to a previous block.” The Wall Street Journal […]

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IBM contributes to the blockchain Hyperledger project

I’ve written about blockchain, the technology that underpins Bitcoin on various occasions; having spent time working for a bank and supporting trading floor technology, I am interested in technologies that drive cost and complexity out of transaction. This article in the Wall Street Journal details how IBM is now the largest company support blockchain and […]

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