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Is Blockchain the New Ethical Gold Rush? Maybe

Is Blockchain the New Ethical Gold Rush? Maybe

Advocates say tracing gold from mine to jewelry customer could help guarantee provenance, improve the lives of miners and reduce carbon emissions. Blockchain – Generations Y and Z, soon to be the world’s most numerous consumers, are concerned about responsibly sourced and sustainable products. But when it comes to purchasing a gold chain or new…
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Who's Using the Blockchain Now?

Who’s Using the Blockchain Now?

The blockchain is the technology that powers cryptocurrencies. You can think of it as a kind of digital ledger. Copies are spread across thousands of different computers and every time a new entry is added to one ledger, every copy of the ledger is updated. By creating smart contracts that are triggered by ledger entries,…
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3 Major Crypto Mining Challenges and How to Conquer Them

3 Major Crypto Mining Challenges and How to Conquer Them

Everything from high costs to security vulnerability can be mitigated. Crypto mining is the process of releasing cryptocurrencies into a network by completing a given set of mathematical computations. And just like any other mining industry — gold, data, etc.– it comes with a unique set of challenges. For the uninitiated, cryptocurrencies are underpinned by…
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Technology And Trends Shaping Insurtech In 2019 And Beyond

Technology And Trends Shaping Insurtech In 2019 And Beyond

InsurTech – Multiple disruptive forces are reshaping the global insurance sector. Technology such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), blockchain and internet of things (IoT) solutions stand on one end, and nimble, innovative insurtech startups sit on the other. These technology advancements are forcing traditional incumbents to rethink their business models and accelerate their…
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Wait, There’s Blockchain In My Chocolate Bar

Wait, There’s Blockchain In My Chocolate Bar

Blockchain could be the one ingredient that everyone in the food industry agrees is good for you. True, widespread blockchain adoption isn’t here yet, but that’s about to change. Gartner researchers predicted blockchain will support the global movement and tracking of $2 trillion in goods and services annually by 2023. This VIDEO interview at SAP…
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How Blockchain is Disrupting Digital Marketing and Where It’s Headed

Blockchain may be a relatively new technology, but it’s already changing the world around us. A recent survey by Deloitte found that 83% of respondents see compelling use cases for blockchain in 2019, up from 74% in 2018. Marketers too are waiting eagerly to see how blockchain will impact or optimize their work, so we’ve…
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Why it’s time to start talking about blockchain ethics?

Why it’s time to start talking about blockchain ethics?

Blockchain technology is changing the nature of money and organizations. We should probably start pondering the potential consequences. At first glance, the word “ethics” may seem out of place next to “blockchain.” After all, the world of cryptocurrency may be most famous for its many frauds and scams. But according to a small contingent of…
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Build Vs Buy: The ongoing enterprise software dilemma

Build Vs Buy: The ongoing enterprise software dilemma

$6 Billion United Nations Agency Launches Bitcoin, Ethereum Crypto Fund

$6 Billion United Nations Agency Launches Bitcoin, Ethereum Crypto Fund

Bitcoin – When Christina Lomazzo was a teenager, she used to hop back and forth across the U.S. Canada border for fun. A native of Ontario, with a father born in Italy, Lomazzo grew up speaking French, English, and Italian, and when things were slow in her home town she and her friends would pile…
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Five Critical Ingredients For Enterprise Blockchain Success

Five Critical Ingredients For Enterprise Blockchain Success

Blockchain benefits are driven by network effects: the more participants on a shared platform, the greater its potential value. Yet executives have found it’s a struggle to align the support of their ecosystems. At stake is the potential to unlock trillions of dollars of value by removing friction and opening access to new markets. But…
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