BLOCKCHAIN REVOLUTION: How the Underlying Technology of Bitcoin is Switching Money, Business, and the World

BLOCKCHAIN REVOLUTION: How the Underlying Technology of Bitcoin is Switching Money, Business, and the World

BLOCKCHAIN REVOLUTION: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin is Switching Money, Business, and the World

Coming from Portfolio in May 2016

The Portfolio imprint of Penguin Random House has acquired world rights to BLOCKCHAIN REVOLUTION: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin is Switching Money, Business, and the World by Don Tapscott, the bestselling author of Wikinomics, and his son Alex Tapscott. Read More

Blockchain platform ARK set to be available on Ledger hardware wallet

Blockchain platform ARK set to be available on Ledger hardware wallet

Blockchain platform ARK set to be available on Ledger hardware wallet

Bloackchain platform ARK has announced a partnership with Ledger hardware wallet. ARK integration into the Ledger hardware wallet makes ARK the tenth cryptocurrency to be secured by the top-notch chunk of hardware.

If you do not have yet a Nano S or a Blue, you can order one at the company’s online Ledger shop. Read More

Blockchain explained in four movies – ITNEXT

Blockchain explained in four movies – ITNEXT

Blockchain explained in four movies

Two years ago, the hack to get an investment in your startup was to shout: “We are using the Blockchain!” The Blockchain was the magic term that nobody understood, but had the label of “the next big thing”. That is why investors were investing like mad into companies that said they are using it. Read More

Blockchain explained and what banks can build up from Distributed Ledger Technologies

Blockchain explained and what banks can build up from Distributed Ledger Technologies

Blockchain explained and what banks can build up from Distributed Ledger Technologies

Ever since Benedikt Kotruljević of Dubrovnik (in Croatia) recorded the very first known reference to double-entry bookkeeping in 1458, the General Ledger (GL) has formed the bedrock of financial accounting. For centuries, it remained fundamentally unchanged and true to its original principles, and even when technology switched its form, it did not alter its substance. Read More

Blockchain Early Adoption: Investment Bank Challenge, Accenture

Blockchain Early Adoption: Investment Bank Challenge, Accenture

Blockchain moves to early adoption

Blockchain has the potential to improve processes across an investment bank’s operating model and drive significant cost take out. In order to make the best of this technology, banks need to examine their existing operational systems and determine where blockchain could add the most value in the long run. Read More

Blockchain: Beyond Bitcoin

Blockchain: Beyond Bitcoin

In late 2008, an electronic payment system called Bitcoin made its way into the world. Created by an unidentified programmer (or group of programmers) under the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto, its main purpose was to permit the capability to securely budge the aptly named cryptocurrency, bitcoin, without utilizing a central bank or third-party. Read More

Blockchain Basics – Data Science Central

Blockchain Basics – Data Science Central

Blockchain Basics

Let’s understand ledgers which form the basis of blockchain implementation. A ledger is a document which records summarized financial information as debits and credits, and shows the current balances.

A traditional ledger entry looks like below. In the current world, companies usually store this ledger at a centralized location – following a Client / Server Architecture

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BLOCKCHAIN: A CASE FOR THE GENERAL LEDGER, Finance Digest Magazine

BLOCKCHAIN: A CASE FOR THE GENERAL LEDGER, Finance Digest Magazine

BLOCKCHAIN: A CASE FOR THE GENERAL LEDGER

Dennis Gada, Vice President and Global Client Playmate at Infosys, a global leader in consulting, technology, outsourcing and next-generation services.

Money transfer transactions account for more than $500 billion in the financial services ecosystem. While the quantum of the market grows exponentially, the system facilitating payments proceeds to operate almost unchanged for more than forty years. Read More

Blockchain – Cryptocurrency Conference Lagos Nigeria two thousand seventeen Tickets, Mon, Aug 14, two thousand seventeen at Ten: thirty AM, Eventbrite

Blockchain – Cryptocurrency Conference Lagos Nigeria two thousand seventeen Tickets, Mon, Aug 14, two thousand seventeen at Ten: thirty AM, Eventbrite

Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Conference Lagos Nigeria 2017

Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Conference Lagos Nigeria 2017

Mon, Aug 14, 2017, Ten:30 AM – Tue, Aug 15, 2017, Five:00 PM WAT

Event Information

Date and Time

Mon, Aug 14, 2017, Ten:30 AM –

Tue, Aug 15, 2017, Five:00 PM WAT

Location

The Civic Center

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Block size limit controversy – Bitcoin Wiki

Block size limit controversy – Bitcoin Wiki

Block size limit controversy

Blocks are limited to 1MB in size. Miners can mine blocks up to the 1MB immobilized limit, but any block larger than 1MB is invalid. This limit cannot be modified without a hard fork. To prevent Bitcoin from temporarily or permanently splitting into separate payment networks (“altcoins”), hard forks require adoption by almost all economically active utter knots. Read More