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Blockchain Is Starting to Show Real Promise Amid the Hype – Avi Salzman

Partnerships and initiatives featuring blockchain seem to be trumpeted every day. Projects that actually solve real-world problems are much rarer. The research firm Gartner surveyed 3,160 chief information officers this year and found that only 1% had put blockchain to work. Take the Australian mining giant BHP Billiton (ticker: BHP), which announced in 2016 that … Continue reading Blockchain Is Starting to Show Real Promise Amid the Hype – Avi Salzman

The Top 10 Rising Cities For Startups – Kurt Badenhausen

Tony Franco and his two fellow founders of SafeChain Financial joined together through a local venture accelerator in 2016. They each made career bets on blockchain technology and went in search of funding last year. Investors were attracted to the leadership team and their goal to use blockchain to solve real-world problems. The company raised … Continue reading The Top 10 Rising Cities For Startups – Kurt Badenhausen

Is Blockchain The Answer To A Better Healthcare Industry – Andrew Arnold

Data breaches are the nightmare of every major industry. When they occur, the aftermath costs of fixing the problem can be huge. According to a global study conducted by IBM and Ponemon Institute, in 2017 the cost of a data breach that occured in a major company averaged $3.62 million. The healthcare industry suffers the … Continue reading Is Blockchain The Answer To A Better Healthcare Industry – Andrew Arnold

5 Real Life Blockchain Implementations Outside of Cryptocurrency – Bill Doerrfeld

What do Pied Piper and blockchain tools have in common? Both are always “coming soon.” By now most of us are familiar with blockchain, the technology underpinning cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum. Outside of cryptocurrency, blockchain has many purported use cases in scenarios that require an immutable ledger. Rhetoric has elevated blockchain to godly status, … Continue reading 5 Real Life Blockchain Implementations Outside of Cryptocurrency – Bill Doerrfeld

Securing Data With BLOCKCHAIN In Plain English — The World According to @Fletch911

An AUDIO version of this blog is available on http://Avaya.com/APN Like any other Sunday morning when I’m not traveling, I park myself at my local luncheonette; grab my big Avaya mug from the wall behind the counter, and stick on my headphones. I Then immerse myself into the weeks technology tweets and blogs from the […] … Continue reading Securing Data With BLOCKCHAIN In Plain English — The World According to @Fletch911

The 10 Largest Companies In the World Are Now Exploring Blockchain – Michael del Castillo

In a patent filed with China’s State Intellectual Property Office, ICBC described an idea for using blockchain technology to verify digital certificates using a blockchain, instead of a trusted central authority, according to a CoinDesk report. While nothing else has been publicly revealed about the bank’s mysterious blockchain research, the plans are reminiscent of other … Continue reading The 10 Largest Companies In the World Are Now Exploring Blockchain – Michael del Castillo

3 Very Important Ways Blockchain Technology Will Save Social Media Marketing

You probably heard about the hot water Facebook is in. The eyebrows raised over the way Cambridge Analytica and Facebook used consumer data is a definite red flag for everyone on social media. However, there may be a savior for social media via blockchain technology. Facebook is the most widely used social media network with … Continue reading 3 Very Important Ways Blockchain Technology Will Save Social Media Marketing

No More Banks or FICO Reports? Economist Describes Ways Blockchain Technology Will Change How We Allocate Credit

In our lifetime we will see many of the traditional banks and credit reporting systems become irrelevant as blockchain technology brings about a radical transformation of the institutional nature of our banking system - a system that is based on a centralized ledger to manage transactions, says Virginia Tech economist David Bieri. According to Bieri, … Continue reading No More Banks or FICO Reports? Economist Describes Ways Blockchain Technology Will Change How We Allocate Credit

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