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Best blockchain Conferences
June 28, 2017

Best blockchain Conferences

Cheryl Gurz (The Bankcorp), Chris Larsen (Ripple), and Olaf Carlson-Wee (Coinbase) speaking on payments as a blockchain use case. Ripple was pleased to attend the packed-house event that was the Block Chain Conference in San Francisco (#TBCCSF) this week. CEO Chris Larsen spoke on a panel titled “How Block Chain Technology is Disrupting Global Payments, ” but…

Best blockchain
June 24, 2017

Best blockchain

I’ve published a few summaries of the best of blockchain research earlier this year (February and March). There’s been a load more since, but Brave New Coin has curated a nice summary of all those that came out in the last quarter. As they publish my content sometimes, here is their list (click on the titles to see the reports): This paper looks into how Blockchain…

Best blockchain explanation
June 22, 2017

Best blockchain explanation

Wall Street is obsessed with blockchain. Goldman Sachs says the technology has the potential to redefine transactions and can change everything. Exciting, right? One problem: Hardly anyone seems to understand what Blockchain is. Barclays Kenneth Hill took a stab at it in a note on Friday, and it s one of the best explanations we ve seen yet. A blockchain…

Blockchain difficulty
June 10, 2017

Blockchain difficulty

The difficulty encodes how likely one try is at producing a valid block. Let s say the difficulty starts out at 1%, i.e. one try in one hundred should succeed and we ll call this a difficulty of 100. With a 1% chance of success, you could succeed with your first try, but it could also take you 200 tries. However, it wasn t harder or easier to succeed because…

Best blockchain books
June 8, 2017

Best blockchain books

Some leading minds in crypto world are ready to share their knowledge and outlook on the future of new disruptive technologies. We have compiled the CT’s Top 5 Must Read Crypto Books. Bitcoin and the Blockchain are definitely challenging the global economic order and also create a possibility of the political change. Many would like to be a part of that exciting…

Blockchain wallet Review
June 2, 2017

Blockchain wallet Review

Many Bitcoin users will have tried their hand at using the official Blockchain.info wallet, either in the browser or its mobile counterpart. While this may appear to be one of the most convenient wallet solutions available to date, Blockchain.info has a long history of server issues and wallets being inaccessible. Users are advised t only use this wallet solution…

Blockchain Miners
May 19, 2017

Blockchain Miners

AS THE bitcoin price continues to fall, sceptics have started to wonder what will happen to the industry underpinning this digital “crypto-currency”. Around the world, hundreds of thousands of specialised computers have been built to create (or “mine”) bitcoins and, in the process, validate transactions and protect the system. How does bitcoin mining work? The…

Best blockchain wallet
May 15, 2017

Best blockchain wallet

Creating your first bitcoin wallet should be an exciting experience. Even if you’re not a new user, there’s plenty of fresh bitcoin knowledge to go around. Whether you’re about to create your first Blockchain Wallet, or you’ve been a long-term user, we want to ensure your experience with our wallet is an enjoyable one. In this post we’re sharing with you some…

Blockchain definition
May 11, 2017

Blockchain definition

Blockchain is a type of distributed ledger that stores a permanent and tamper-proof record of transaction data. Distributed ledgers can be thought of as a type of database, but unlike traditional databases, distributed ledgers are managed through a peer-to-peer (P2P) architecture and do not have a centralized data store. Blockchains are most commonly associated…

Blockchain Data
April 26, 2017

Blockchain Data

Stuart Harrison discusses the ODI Labs team’s foray into putting open data into a blockchain – and what would happen if they opened it up to miners If you work in the technology sector (which, if you’re reading this, you probably do), then you’ve most likely been swept up in a lot of hype and talk about blockchain. This immutable, distributed ledger technology…

Blockchain info
April 21, 2017

Blockchain info

Yesterday, Blockchain experienced an outage for several hours while under a DNS attack. At approximately 5:42 AM EST, the attacker changed Blockchain.info’s DNS servers. Within minutes, our internal systems alerted our infrastructure team who immediately began to assess the attack. Control over our DNS servers is highly restricted and goes beyond industry standard…

Best blockchain investments
January 15, 2015

Best blockchain investments

Blockchain technology is one of the hottest trends in the finance scene, with the potential to completely transform traditional business models in a number of sectors. Blockchain works similarly to a massive digital spreadsheet, which is shared by all the members of a decentralized network. While blockchain technology is most frequently associated with confirming…

Best blockchain implementation
January 16, 2016

Best blockchain implementation

Editor s note : This is the second in a two-part primer on how to get started on a blockchain implementation. In part one, SearchCIO editorial director Sue Troy looked at the potential impact of blockchain technology across industries and took readers through the first phase of a blockchain project: identifying a use case that brings value to the business and…

Blockchain anonymity
December 11, 2016

Blockchain anonymity

It is blockchain.info s policy to store as little information about our users as possible. Using our basic wallet service all we store is an encrypted JSON payload containing your keys which is only possible for you to decrypt. Some additional My Wallet features require information about your public keys - explained below. Public Keys My Wallet can operate in…

Blockchain Markets
November 23, 2016

Blockchain Markets

Mark Ralston | AFP | Getty Images Chinese banks are hiring blockchain experts as the government pushes use of the technology behind bitcoin to increase transparency and combat fraud in its financial sector. Lenders have struggled for years with outdated and disparate technology. While four Chinese banks rank among the world s five largest by capital, many still…

Best blockchain resources
January 4, 2017

Best blockchain resources

Blockchain , which is best known as the foundation of Bitcoin, is a technology that functions as a public, distributed, unchangeable ledger. Blockchain stores information in bundles of records, called blocks, stored across multiple computers. The result is a tamper-resistant record of data or transactions . In higher education, the technology could be used to…

Blockchain, Contact
December 29, 2016

Blockchain, Contact

Blockchain is changing the way we do business. Distributed ledger technology is still currently under-applied in insurance and so AIA is looking for working examples of how blockchain can be used in our industry. The AIA Blockchain Challenge is the first global blockchain challenge focused around InsurTech, inviting start-up teams to make their mark through the…

Best blockchain Companies
February 3, 2016

Best blockchain Companies

While Bitcoin, and particularly Blockchain, awareness and interest are on the rise, in the global scheme of things these are still relatively novel and new technologies. Bitcoin averages about 300, transactions per day at present, compared to Visa’s approximately 150 mln daily, indicating an adoption gulf before digital currency reaches wide use as the money…

Blockchain offline
May 30, 2016

Blockchain offline

Simple version Your offline Bitcoin client needs more information to identify which coins it is spending, so there needs to be some communication from the online computer to the offline computer. Typically, this is done by preparing most of the transaction on the online computer, then transferring it flash drive to the offline computer to be signed. Technical…

Best blockchain stock play
October 12, 2016

Best blockchain stock play

Feel the love for blockchain technology, many of our readers have wondered how they can get in. Can a private, non-institutional investor somehow invest in the blockchain? data-reactid= 15 >As big banks and other financial institutions continue to feel the love for blockchain technology, many of our readers have wondered how they can get in. Can a private…

Best blockchain ideas
August 4, 2016

Best blockchain ideas

At BigchainDB, people often approach us with their “next great blockchain idea.” At least 8 times out of 10, that idea could be best implemented by a traditional database. But sometimes, the ideas are genuinely applicable. Here’s a way to generate applicable ideas more efficiently: combine one of the known blockchain benefits with one of the most applicable verticals…

Best blockchain currency
February 9, 2016

Best blockchain currency

The co-founder of Blockchain published an opinion piece in Newsweek today mocking predictions about the death of bitcoin, saying each is more wrong than the last Bitcoin was again declared the world s best performing currency in 2016 by Bloomberg. In fact, it s held that title every year since 2010, with the notable exception of 2014, when it was the worst…

Blockchain Maintenance
February 18, 2016

Blockchain Maintenance

[Avionics Magazine ] A combination of the use of the Internet of Things (IOT), Blockchain and cloud-computing technology has been proposed by one of the world’s biggest technology companies as a way to improve the aircraft maintenance process for airlines. Flight operations performance monitoring, aircraft components and systems performance monitoring for Original…