Blockchain in Plain English

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We hear a lot about Blockchain these days, but how many people know what it's really about? In an attempt to make this definition as simple as possible, blockchain automates trust. Blockchain and Cryptocurrency CTO NewsIt’s a software architecture that allows non-trusting parties to record transactions without requiring a trusted governing authority. In other words, it does away with [.].

Will blockchain revolutionize the Internet of Things?

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Read why Megan Ray Nichols says that blockchain technology can be used to revolutionize the Internet of Things on Euro Scientist : Here is an interesting convergence no one is talking about – blockchain technology and Internet of Things. Blockchain technology is essentially a secure, distributed ledger that can serve as the foundation for many systems. […]. Blockchain and Cryptocurrency CTO Internet of Things News

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Blockchain Enables Anarchy

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Everyone’s talking about blockchain. Blockchain is an inherently decentralized structure. Blockchain and Cryptocurrency CTO NewsEveryone’s hailing its potential to revolutionize everything from banking and insurance to supply chain management and capital formation. And, indeed, the potential exists to reinvent all of those things, but there are some scary implications as well. In particular, distributed ledger technology (DLT) is inherently [.].

How Blockchain Can Improve Manufacturing In 2019

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Read why Louis Columbus says that blockchain technology is best suited for manufacturing sector on Forbes : Blockchain’s greatest potential to deliver business value is in manufacturing. Increasing visibility across every area of manufacturing starting with suppliers, strategic sourcing, procurement, and supplier quality to shop floor operations including machine-level monitoring and service, blockchain can enable […]. Blockchain and Cryptocurrency CTO News

Cutting through the blockchain hype

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As technologists we know there is something very unique about blockchain and have seen first-hand some of the promise of use cases being explored. Blockchain and cryptocurrency related technologies will provide positive capabilities to both individuals and enterprises, we are sure. Blockchain and Cryptocurrency CTO NewsBut we are also sure that there is a great deal of hype out […].

What businesses need to know before integrating a blockchain solution

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Read JB Lee explain how should businesses effectively harness the disruptive potential of blockchain technology on e27: The blockchain revolution is going full steam ahead, and as we move away from the bitcoin-as-blockchain conversation, the more we uncover the scope of what this technology can really do for businesses, governments, and everyday people. Blockchain, the brainchild […]. Blockchain and Cryptocurrency CTO News

Blockchain Is Gaining Trust In The Enterprise

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Read about new insight are from Deloitte’s 2019 Global Blockchain Survey: Blockchain gets down to business. Based on interviews with 1,386 senior executives in twelve nations (Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, Hong Kong, Israel, Luxembourg, Singapore, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and the United States), 53% of whom say blockchain technology has become a critical […]. CTO News

SaaS In Blockchain

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Read Neeraj Sabharwal’s article about software as a service in blockchain technology on Forbes : I know that most of you have probably heard initial coin offerings and cryptocurrencies. But what about enterprise blockchain? CTO NewsICOs have made a significant impact — both in a positive sense and in a negative one — across several industries thanks to […].

How to scale blockchain tech to the enterprise

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The blockchain is an undeniably ingenious invention – the brainchild of a person or group of people known by the pseudonym, Satoshi Nakamoto. But since then, it has evolved into something greater, and the main question every single person is asking is: What is Blockchain? By allowing digital information to be distributed but not copied, blockchain […]. Blockchain and Cryptocurrency CTO News

Blockchain Templates: Amazon Making Technology Mainstream

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It might just be me, but the news of Amazon’s blockchain templates has got me very excited. I can assure you that it’s not the thought of a blockchain template though that is the exciting bit. What has got me jumping for joy and so should the rest of the blockchain world, is that one of the [.]. Blockchain and Cryptocurrency CTO News

Why blockchain is the wave of the future

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economist Nouriel Roubini recently declared that blockchain is just a big lie, stating it is “one of the most overhyped technologies ever” Roubini further declared that blockchain was unlikely to remove the need for intermediaries in financial transactions and is unlikely to replace some of the existing systems used by banks. Blockchain and Cryptocurrency CTO NewsThe U.S.

AI & Blockchain: Double the Value or Double the Hype?

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Blockchain is emerging as a technology in its own right separate from the much-hyped rise in value of cryptocurrencies. Proponents of blockchain claim that it will have fundamental, ground-breaking impact on all industries, changing the way [.]. Artificial Intelligence Blockchain and Cryptocurrency CTO News ai Blockchain Explainable AI XAIArtificial Intelligence (AI) is not the only technology that’s getting a lot of media and investor attention these days.

Blockchain: Top 4 challenges CIOs face

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Blockchain had been heralded as the next gen technology but its hype is fading. Alison DeNisco Rayome takes a look at the reasons why blockchain implementation presents a challege to the CIOs on Tech Republic : By 2023, blockchain technologies are poised to support the global movement of $2 trillion worth of goods and services […]. CTO News

Enterprise Blockchain Struggles To Carve Out A Niche

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In a recent piece in Forbes, Jason Bloomberg captures some of the current challenges for blockchain solutions, and sheds light on what may be some of its most promising capabilities: Blockchain tech has been heralded as ‘revolutionary,’ with a promise to ‘change the world’ with decentralized, permissionless blockchain solutions. Blockchain and Cryptocurrency CTO News

The Advantages of a Faster Blockchain for Global and Financial Institutions

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Read Zac Johnson’s article about why blockchain can provide speed and transparency for global and financial institutions on Influencive : Blockchain technology is becoming increasingly integrated into the mainstream, beyond the popular cryptocurrency market. which were originally intended to be bypassed by blockchain technology, are getting on board […]. Blockchain and Cryptocurrency CTO News

Why Now Is The Best Time To Embrace Blockchain Technology

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We have been tracking blockchain since almost the beginning, and are still tracking developments and innovations in this space. As technologists we see the reason for experimenting with use cases across multiple sectors of the economy and are pleased to see serious professionals continuing to move towards blockchain technologies. Blockchain and Cryptocurrency CTO News

The Fourth Industrial Revolution Built On Blockchain And Advanced With AI

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Read why Darryn Pollock says that the fourth industrial revolution will be built around blockchain technology on Forbes : Blockchain technology is so synonymous with cryptocurrencies, and especially Bitcoin that it is almost like the financial sector has usurped its potential. Artificial Intelligence Blockchain and Cryptocurrency CTO News

Looking for Blockchain Innovation During RSA 2018

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I'm on a mission to learn more about real world solutions and companies that leverage blockchain and will be using my trip to focus on that. Blockchain and Cryptocurrency CTO Cyber Security NewsDear readers, I'll be in the San Fransisco area during RSA. Of course I'll also spend time doing other things I love like spending a bit of time on […].

Northern Virginia Blockchain Mixer 14 June 2018 in Reston VA

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The purpose of the event is to help enhance the dialog among and between the many local players in the blockchain ecosystem. Blockchain and Cryptocurrency CTO Cyber Security NewsWith this post I want to let you know about a small networking event being hosted by Matt Devost and Bob Gourley in Reston VA on 14 June from 530pm till 7:30pm. We [.].

How the Blockchain Could Break Big Tech’s Hold on A.I.

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There are two new techs that are heralded has future of computing – AI and Blockchain. However, blockchain use has been limited due to little understanding of how the ledger based transactions work while big companies like Google and Facebook are hoarding AI engineers for research. Now, researchers are thinking about pairing blockchain with AI […]. Blockchain and Cryptocurrency CTO News

Could blockchains rattle ECM?

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Blockchains first entered public consciousness as a means of managing crypto-currency, but as the use cases broaden what might be the impact on enterprise content management? SER’s Alexandra Lilienthal suggests that discounting the model’s potential in ECM may be shortsighted There may still be some significant challenges to overcome, but blockchains – used originally to […]. CTO News

IBM Blockchain Platform now live in Melbourne

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IBM has made its blockchain platform available out of the IBM data center in Melbourne, allowing customers to run their applications on the company’s cloud and abide by data sovereignty requirements. The platform will also be available via the data center in Sydney by the end of March, with the head of the blockchain and consulting […]. CTO News

How Blockchain Can Drive Finance And Audit Performance

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In 2017, bitcoin, a cryptocurrency based on the blockchain, skyrocketed in value and caught the eye of executives around the globe. While most of us have focused on the currency aspect, it’s no secret that blockchain, a distributed ledger technology, could see its most effective and widespread application in the corporate world, specifically in finance. Blockchain […]. CTO News

How Blockchain Will Change the Data Supply Chain: Syncsort’s Predictions

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Read Syncsort’s predictions about how blockchain technology could change data supply chain on Forbes : The more I read about blockchain and the more I talk to the CIOs, CTOs, developers, and tech-savvy executives I call early adopters, the clearer it is that everyone will need to make sense of […]. Blockchain and Cryptocurrency CTO NewsIt’s December and prediction time.

Why blockchain (might be) coming to an IoT implementation near you

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Read why Jon Gold says that there is a small but growing overlap between the internet of things and blockchain on Network World : Companies have found that IoT partners well with a host of other popular enterprise computing technologies, and blockchain – the system of distributed trust underpinning cryptocurrencies – is no exception. CTO News

Blockchain Set to Revolutionize Banking Sector

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Read Pratip Biswas explain how blockchain technology can revolutionize the banking sector by using the Hyperledger on Dzone Blog : The banking sector forms the backbone of any economy. CTO NewsWith the technology innovations making way into the arena, the banking sector has been moving away from traditional methods. It has shown steady acceptance of modern […].

Today Every Company Buys Electricity, Tomorrow Every Company Will Buy Ethereum

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Blockchain and Cryptocurrency CTO bitcoin EthereumIf you were amazed at the moves by MicroStrategy and Tesla into Bitcoin, just wait till the really big companies start shifting part of their assets into this digital store […].

CIOs, you’re doing blockchain wrong

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Read why Lucas Mearian says that companies and their executives are not taking advantage of the distributed ledger’s most innovative features on Computer World : IT leaders who’ve taken the plunge into blockchain are mainly deploying it in proofs-of-concept tests to address the same problems a conventional database could handle, according to research firm Gartner. CTO News

JPMorgan Expanding Blockchain Project With 220 Banks to Include Payments

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Investment banking giant JPMorgan Chase is planning to expand an existing blockchain project to include settlement features as it seeks to fend off competition from payments upstarts such as TransferWise and Ripple. The blockchain-based Interbank Information Network (IIN), set up in partnership with Australia’s ANZ bank and the Royal Bank of Canada back in 2017, currently […]. CTO News

Why 2019 May Become The Year Of Enterprise Blockchain

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Read Andrew Arnold explain how this year could turn out to be the year of enterprises adopting blockchain technology in a big way on Forbes : Last year, 95% of companies across different industries were investing in blockchain tech projects. CTO News

Top 10 Ways Internet of Things and Blockchain Strengthen Supply Chains

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Read Louis Columbus list the top 10 ways in which combining Internet of Things and Blockchain technology could strengthen enterprise supply chain on Business2Community : Combining blockchain’s distributed ledger framework with the Internet of Things’ (IoT) proven real-time monitoring and tracking capability is redefining supply chains. Blockchain shows potential for increasing the speed, scale, and […]. CTO News

IBM Establishes 5 Blockchain Principles To Drive Enterprise Adoption And Benefit Society

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As an early advocate for blockchain, IBM has been working vigorously to commercialize the technology through its enterprise-grade version of Hyperledger Fabric, known as IBM Blockchain. Hyperledger Fabric currently empowers 1300 networks in the IBM blockchain cloud, 100 of which are live in production today. CTO News

What Do Wyoming’s 13 New Blockchain Laws Mean?

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Wyoming has now enacted a total of 13 blockchain-enabling laws, making it the only US state to provide a comprehensive, welcoming legal framework that enables blockchain technology to flourish, both for individuals and companies. CTO NewsThese laws enable innovation and creativity and are meant to bring capital, jobs, and revenue into Wyoming. Law and technology are discrete […].

Blockchain myths, AMD’s future plans, Apple’s September launch, Alphabet’s China obstacles, Leveraging IoT for business

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Busting The Myths And Understanding The True Potential Of Blockchain There has been much excitement about the disruptive potential of blockchain technology, but there is also much confusion. Some people think blockchain is used only with Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies or that it’s only used to enable nefarious, anonymous online transactions. In reality, blockchain is one […].

Blockchain vs. a database: What’s the difference?

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Blockchain distributed ledger technology (DLT) has been touted as the answer for just about every transactional issue facing the world today – from payment processing and supply chain tracking to digital identities and copyright protection. CTO News

Scalability On The Blockchain – Is There A Solution?

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Read why Gerald Fenech says that blockchain tech is the future for enterprises on Forbes : Enterprises want blockchain. CTO NewsIn fact, 84% of executives say their companies are actively involved in this emerging technology. However, enterprises have not yet been able to efficiently implement it. The main issue seems to be scalability, according to reports, 40% […].

Blockchain can help enterprises improve multi-cloud network management

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Blockchain technology may still be the new […]. CTO NewsA study last year reported that 81 percent of enterprises now have a multi-cloud strategy, and a majority have a hybrid of private and public clouds. That’s a significant number of companies struggling to manage complex existing networks and multiple clouds as well as the associated security strains.

A Perfect Team: How Blockchain Can Drive the Internet of Things

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Read why Anoop Nannra says that blockchain technology and Internet of Things can be a perfect mix for businesses on IOT Evolution World: It’s not surprising that emerging technologies like blockchain and the Internet of Things draw a great amount of interest among enterprises. CTO Internet of Things News

How blockchain is becomming the 5G of the payment industry

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As more blockchain-based payment networks and fiat-backed digital currencies – including one from the largest U.S. CTO Newsbank – emerge, experts and analysts are predicting a sea change for the financial services industry. “I think you’re starting to see a growing consensus,” said Matt Savare, a partner who works in the technology group of New Jersey-based law […].

Bond Rating Agency Moody’s Warns on Risks of Private Blockchains

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Rating agency Moody’s has warned of several risks of private, centralized blockchains in a report for clients examining the pros and cons of the technology for financial firms. Titled “Blockchain Improves Operational Efficiency for Securitizations, Amid New Risks,” the April 25 report describes the basic features and promises of blockchain technology, explaining how businesses like […]. CTO News