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Ethereum explores a fix for blockchain's performance problem

The Ethereum Foundation is seeking outside developers to help solve a performance issue native to blockchain – its inability to sufficiently scale.

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Befuddled by blockchain? What to consider before diving in

Everest Group looked at what companies should consider before rushing to embrace the much-hyped distributed ledger technology. While some companies could see serious cost-savings, for others, it might be a bust.

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Mingis on Tech: Blockchain explained

One of the buzziest topics in IT right now involves blockchain, the distributed ledger tech that underpins Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. But it can – and likely will – do much more than that.

Blockchain set to converge with other trends in 2018

Via convergence and regulated investment blockchain may reach maturity in 2018

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How blockchain will underpin the new trust economy

Over the next two years, businesses will increasingly turn to blockchain to establish trust among parties looking to transfer everything from money and movable goods to property.

How blockchain can help tackle ticketing touts

Aventus is pioneering B2B ticketing software infrastructure to solve some of the biggest problems facing the ticket market

Research: Does Asia lead in global blockchain implementation?

New research based on feedback from 7,381 global IT leaders looks at who is actually implementing blockchain technology

How to pick a blockchain

Download Chapter 2 from "Blockchain for Dummies" courtesy of Wiley

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Symphony targets collaboration users outside financial services

The ‘Bloomberg-killer’ collaboration app maker hopes to attract new users in a variety of regulated industries with a focus on advanced security features.

Discover ten top blockchain projects

Download Chapter 19 from "Blockchain for Dummies" courtesy of Wiley

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10 blockchain startups and how they can help your enterprise

Software, services, platforms: Businesses are bringing you blockchains in all shapes and sizes. These 10 offer technological bricks you can use in the enterprise.

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Blockchain-as-a-service allows enterprises test distributed ledger technology

Blockchain deployment is still gathering steam, but cloud providers are already moving to offer it as an enterprise service. That could help companies who don't want to take on the expense of a new architecture or find developers to...

Q&A: New cryptocurrencies debit card launches in the UK

Benjamin Dives, CEO and cofounder of the London Block Exchange, tells us what it means

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The top 5 problems with blockchain

While blockchain holds the promise for reinventing business processes, it is still a nascent technology that continues to show vulnerabilities.

Can public bitcoin mining be a revenue stream?

Major high-traffic sites are already secretly mining cryptocurrency. But is this a viable revenue stream?

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As finserv companies lag in Win10 migration, are they exposed to attacks?

And finserv companies should be ahead of curve on security, not behind it.

Fintech regulation could drive competitive growth in Mexico

Mexico joins countries like Germany in its new move to regulate fintech

Blockchain-based companies have finally joined the unicorn club?

Instead of five blockchain unicorns, we have one. And a couple of billion-dollar ICOs

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Mastercard launches its own blockchain payments network

Following others in the financial services industry, Mastercard unveiled its own blockchain distributed ledger for cross-border payments.

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