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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 Lenders have struggled for years with outdated and disparate technology.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…