Tag: blockchain

Blockchain Data Security

Protecting Your Data: Blockchain Offerings Tackling Data Security

By now it is almost universally accepted that when a person's digital personal data is stored by a third-party, it could easily be compromised. Not only are hackers looking for...

/ August 3, 2018 / 2 Comments
Token Curated Registries

What Are Token Curated Registries? List Curation Using The “Wisdom of the Crowd”

People love lists. They represent a simple and efficient format for organizing data that is conveniently aligned with our ever decreasing attention spans as we are flooded with information on...

/ August 1, 2018 / 0 Comments
CFA Exam

Cryptocurrency & Blockchain Added to the CFA Institute’s “Most Brutal Exam” in the World

It may not have come with pomp and color, but cryptocurrencies are clearly making it to Wall Street. Or as Stephen Horan puts it, it might just have ‘officially arrived...

/ July 17, 2018 / 0 Comments
HKMA

Hong Kong HKMA Works With Ping An to Create Blockchain Trade Finance Platform

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), which is more or less the central bank for Hong Kong, just made a very interesting move. They announced they would be working with...

/ July 17, 2018 / 1 Comment

Governments Around the World Look to Blockchain for Efficiency & Growth

Blockchain has become popular with lawmakers all over the world. The technology that was born as the backbone of Bitcoin is finding a home in numerous areas that aren't connected...

/ July 16, 2018 / 0 Comments
Blockchain Hype

Blockchain Is Amazing, But It Can’t Replace Everything

Can blockchain make sex obsolete? That's the bizarre question posed by Hackernoon author Shawn Gordon. Well, at least that was the title of his tongue-in-cheek post which brings up the...

/ July 13, 2018 / 2 Comments
Proof of Authority Consensus

What is Proof of Authority Consensus? Staking Your Identity on The Blockchain

As the cryptocurrency space continues to evolve at an accelerated pace, experimentation and implementation of a variety of consensus models is inevitable. Proof of Authority (PoA) consensus is not necessarily...

/ July 5, 2018 / 1 Comment
IRS Blockchain

IRS Needs Private Blockchain Says Forbes Authors

Could the IRS benefit from running its own private blockchain? Forbes contributor Adam Bergman recently cited a previously undisclosed document that states the IRS "plans to spend $291 million updating...

/ June 5, 2018 / 0 Comments
Blockchain Cloud Storage

Blockchain Cloud Storage: Decentralized Disruption of a Multi-Billion Dollar Industry

Cloud computing and its close cousin cloud storage represented the next big computing revolution. Now, it appears that blockchain technology has introduced a further wrinkle to the cloud computing paradigm....

/ May 29, 2018 / 0 Comments
Blockchain & Internet of Things

Blockchain & The Internet of Things (IoT): A Look into The Future

If your refrigerator could talk to your telephone, what would it say? How about your car and your home security system? Blockchain technology is giving new meaning to the phrase,...

/ May 23, 2018 / 0 Comments