Blockchain

Put a Fork in it: What's Happening with the DAO?

If you have an interest in bitcoin, you’ve undoubtedly heard people refer to “The Blockchain.” Because the term “blockchain” can refer to any distributed ledger where “blocks” are added to the ledge by solving complex mathematical problems, it should more properly be referred to as “the Bitcoin Blockchain.”  Each block…

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The Blockchain: Beyond Bitcoin

While many people in the U.S. are still skeptical that bitcoin will become a mainstream currency, both private and public sectors are gaining interest in the idea that the underlying blockchain technology can be used to solve a wide variety of security and transactional problems. In the private arena, industries are…

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Blockchain: Bitcoin and Beyond

Consensus 2016, the second annual blockchain technology summit, was held in New York last week.  Presented by CoinDesk and Digital Currency Group in collaboration with Coin Center, the conference was a meet-up for bitcoin purists, blockchain advocates, venture capitalists, bankers, academics, companies, and consumers who see the potential for big…

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