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Is Blockchain The Solution for Healthcare?
The FinTech Journal • Aditya Rana
Nets, Chainalysis collaborate to fight dirty Bitcoins
The Paypers
IBM Blockchain as a Service and Hyperledger Fabric forge a new path
Constellation Research Blog • Steve Wilson
Swedish company offers Iranian stock investments using bitcoin
SiliconAngle • Duncan Riley
Bitcoin Price Rises Higher Than Gold... But Its Value Is A Different Story
Forbes • Contributor, Olivier Garret
North Korea’s rising ambition seen in bid to hack global banks
CNBC • Choe Sang-Hun, Paul Mozur
How to Explore Blockchain
CoinDesk • Arno Laeven
A Bitcoin civil war is threatening to tear the digital currency in 2 --  here's what you need to know
businessinsider.com.au • Oscar Williams-Grut, Rob Price
A Prime Partitioned Blockchain – A Highly Efficient and Scalable Blockchain
Deep Dot Web • Tamer Sameeh
A Bitcoin civil war is threatening to tear the digital currency in 2 — here's what you need to know
Business Insider • Oscar Williams-Grut, Rob Price
 
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Is Blockchain The Solution for Healthcare?
The FinTech JournalAditya Rana
Blockchain is a peer-to-peer (P2P) distributed ledger technology that enables transparent transactions. Satoshi Nakamoto’s pioneering work in using Proof-of-Work (POW) for solving the double spending problem sparked a worldwide interest in the field of distributed, trustless consensus systems. Although POW is not...
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Bank Regulation, Bitcoin
Nets, Chainalysis collaborate to fight dirty Bitcoins
The Paypers
Nets, a Danish electronic payments provider, has teamed up with Chainalysis, an anti-money laundering software developer, to help banks validate Bitcoin transactions and comply with regulations. This partnership comes in the light of an increasing number of customers among the Nordic banks...
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Bitcoin, Security Software & Services
IBM Blockchain as a Service and Hyperledger Fabric forge a new path
Constellation Research BlogSteve Wilson
By Steve Wilson It’s been a big month for blockchain. The Hyperledger consortium released the Fabric platform, a state-of-the-art configurable distributed ledger environment including a policy editor known as Composer. The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance was announced, being a network of businesses and...
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Banking, Bitcoin
Swedish company offers Iranian stock investments using bitcoin
SiliconAngleDuncan Riley
A new Swedish company is taking bitcoin to Iran with a new investment service that allows users to invest in equities using the cryptocurrency on the Tehran Stock Exchange. Brave New World Investments AB is pitching the service as a way for...
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Bitcoin, Currencies
Bitcoin Price Rises Higher Than Gold... But Its Value Is A Different Story
ForbesContributor, Olivier Garret
Since hitting a record-low of $177 in January 2015, Bitcoin is up almost 600%. On March 2, 2017, it reached a new high of $1,268 per unit—thus surpassing the price of an ounce of gold for the first time ever.
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Bank of America, Bitcoin
North Korea’s rising ambition seen in bid to hack global banks
CNBCChoe Sang-Hun, Paul Mozur
When hackers associated with North Korea tried to break into Polish banks late last year they left a trail of information about their apparent intentions to steal money from more than 100 organizations around the world, according to security researchers. A list...
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How to Explore Blockchain
CoinDeskArno Laeven
Arno Laeven is a strategy and innovation consultant at Laeven Consult, and the former blockchain lead for global healthcare giant Philips. In this opinion piece, Laeven offers his advice for organisations setting out to explore blockchain with a view to adoption, arguing...
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Bitcoin, FinTech
A Bitcoin civil war is threatening to tear the digital currency in 2 --  here's what you need to know
businessinsider.com.auOscar Williams-Grut, Rob Price
There’s a civil war in the bitcoin community over the digital currency’s future. Developers, miners, and other stakeholders are locked in a heated debate over how best to scale the network, with chances steadily rising of irreconcilable differences causing a so-called “hard...
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Bitcoin, Technology Industry
A Prime Partitioned Blockchain – A Highly Efficient and Scalable Blockchain
Deep Dot WebTamer Sameeh
A blockchain is a series of digital blocks that are comprised of data and built via means of a network of collaborating nodes. A blockchain is created using a protocol that is formulated to make sure that the data included therein is...
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Bitcoin, FinTech
A Bitcoin civil war is threatening to tear the digital currency in 2 — here's what you need to know
Business InsiderOscar Williams-Grut, Rob Price
There's a civil war in the bitcoin community over the digital currency's future. Developers, miners, and other stakeholders are locked in a heated debate over how best to scale the network, with chances steadily rising of irreconcilable differences causing a so-called "hard...
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