IT - Blockchain
'Blockchain Revolution' Is Bigger Than Anything We've Seen In History: Overstock CEO
ccn, November 27th, 2018
"Overstock founder and CEO Patrick Byrne is exiting the retail business so he can focus on blockchain because he believes it's a disruptive technology that will transform the world.

'The blockchain revolution has a greater potential than anything we've seen in history,' Byrne told Fox Business on Nov. 26 (video below). 'It's bigger than the Internet revolution, how it's going to restructure society.'

Fox Business host Stuart Varney - an alum of the London School of Economics - asked Byrne how he can be so optimistic when cryptocurrency prices have plunged recently..."

3 Reasons Blockchain Will Live Up To Its Hype In Healthcare
The Enterprisers Project, November 30th, 2018
"Blockchain has emerged as one of the most promising technologies to address the fragmentation and inefficiencies that plague current healthcare delivery systems. Its distributed, real-time architecture promises faster processing and settlement of claims, lower transaction costs, easier management, and stronger security for electronic health records (EHRs), and improved patient outcomes..."
4 Blockchain Projects Solving Real-World Problems
NEWSBTC, November 26th, 2018
"Investors are no longer interested in ICO projects with no real use. According to Icodata, $150 million were raised in October 2018 through token sales compared to $1.5 billion in January of the same year. 'The blockchain space is getting to the point where there's a ceiling in sight,' claims Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin. The Russian-Canadian programmer believes that the next step will be 'real applications of real economic activity.'

Despite the statements and hopes that the end of 2018 will bring about a return to practicality, it is still difficult for applicable projects to break through the information noise. We have picked out four noteworthy blockchain projects that have not yet gained traction in the media, despite featuring a range of out-of-the-box solutions..."

    Don't Let Blockchain Complexity Bog Down Business Applications
    SearchDataManagement, November 30th, 2018
    "Enterprise blockchain applications that run in a controlled environment don't require some of the components of cryptocurrency networks, explains expert David Teich.

    Along with machine learning and AI, another big buzz technology these days is blockchain. The idea of a distributed data chain first took shape in 2009, when somebody or a group of somebodies using the name Satoshi Nakamoto launched bitcoin and a blockchain network underpinning the cryptocurrency..."

    Using Blockchain To Support Trustworthy Transactions On The IoT
    InformationWeek, November 27th, 2018
    "Recent computer industry developments set the stage for demonstrations of how blockchain can help to turn Internet of Things networks into trusted environments.

    Edge commerce is coming rapidly to our lives. Every time we adopt a new smart, connected product, and use it to buy and sell stuff over the Internet, we're moving more intimately into the edge..."

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