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1. (Computer Science) (usually capital) a system of open source peer-to-peer software for the creation and exchange of (payment in) a certain type of cryptocurrency; the first such system to be fully functional
2. (Currencies) (sometimes capital) the cryptocurrency created and exchanged using this software
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Ahead of the release of its white paper 'Advancing Blockchain Cybersecurity: Technical and Policy Considerations for the Financial Services Industry' to be published jointly with the Chamber of Digital Commerce, Microsoft claimed that the financial services industry stands to benefit tremendously from the growth of blockchain, given the technology's many financial services applications, including effecting transactions and storing data in a more secure manner.
Long Blockchain has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Hashcove, an early stage UK-based technology company focused on developing and deploying globally scalable distributed ledger technology solutions.
By JOHN WALUBENGOWhat is surprising is that the more we talk about blockchain and cryptocurrencies (cryptos), the more confusion it brings to the debate.
And that verification process - the backbone of any blockchain project - is where cryptocurrencies become necessary, according to Miller.
Predictions that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies will fail typically elicit a broader defense of the underlying blockchain technology.
It will test cutting-edge blockchain technologies, generate ideas to develop blockchain-based solutions, create product prototypes, carry out pilot projects, and implement applied business solutions for Sberbank Group.
When someone says they are running something "on a blockchain," they usually mean they are running one instance of a software application on many devices.
In an effort to raise awareness and promote its activities, Oman Blockchain Club is holding a gathering at the Sohar University today.
Now, the prominence of digital currencies has moved to encouraging the country's support for the development of blockchain technology.
Blockchain aims to resolve these issues in (https://www.
Now Long Blockchain finds itself in limbo, facing a delisting notice (which it intends to challenge) and questions as to when and whether it will get into the bitcoin business.
has joined a consortium of telco service providers seeking to build a global blockchain ecosystem.