Tag: Blockchain

Hyperledger Project Explained

An Overview of the Hyperledger Project

We’re entering the era of blockchain technology. Over the coming years this distributed ledger technology is going to revolutionise the internet and the wider world. Having initially come to prominence as the operating platform for Bitcoin, it is now emerging...

/ October 20, 2017
What are Blockchain Oracles?

What are Blockchain Oracles?

If you have been following the technology behind smart contracts and the blockchain recently, you may have come across a term “Blockchain Oracle”. These are indeed relatively new concepts that are most applicable to smart contract technology. Blockchain technology is...

/ October 19, 2017
Bernanke Praises Blockchain

Bernanke Praises Blockchain, Discredits Bitcoin

It was indeed an interesting talk by the former head of the Federal reserve. Speaking at the Ripple swell conference being held in Toronto, Ben Bernanke appears to have taken quite a bullish tone towards blockchain. He also made it...

/ October 17, 2017
AI Blockchain ICO

Why this AI Blockchain ICO is Getting so Much Attention

The concept of an Initial Coin Offering has come about as a result of the increased popularity of cryptocurrency. Today, an artificial intelligence startup is making use of the ICO funding tactic as a path to gathering the funds needed...

/ October 13, 2017
Track Bitcoin Related Crime

How the Authorities Track Bitcoin Related Crime

One of the many arguments that is used against Bitcoin is that it is the realm of “criminals”. There are claims that the relatively anonymous nature of the cryptocurrency makes it a haven for these types of people. Of course,...

/ October 5, 2017
Japan Wild Game Blockchain

Wild Game Tracking on NEM-Blockchain in Japan

Japan is indeed a country that is quite forward thinking when it comes to blockchain technology. This is further advanced with the suggestion that the government will be introducing an blockchain solution that will allow consumers to track the supply...

/ October 5, 2017
Blockchain and Financial Services

Positive Developments For Blockchain at Banking Conference

Yesterday was the conference on Blockchain in Finance in Dublin. Anyone who attended the conference was certain to have felt the great deal of enthusiasm all round. For example, Barclay’s vice chairman compared the Blockchain to a new operating system...

/ October 4, 2017
Legal Smart Contracts

How Smart Contracts Can Revolutionise the Legal Industry

Anyone who has ever had to grapple with the legal system (which let’s face it, is most of us at some point or other) will probably have found that it doesn’t tend to move all that quickly. There’s a good...

/ October 3, 2017
What is Blockchain Technology

What is Blockchain Technology?

Originally the basis for recording transactions with cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, the blockchain has evolved into something of much more significance in the 21st century. It has the potential to change fundamental principles of networking. In its simplest form, Blockchain...

/ September 26, 2017
Gambling in the Age of Cryptocurrencies

Gambling in the Age of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain

A slew of headlines have recently cast light upon the underhand and downright dishonest practices of online betting sites. Nobody will have felt particularly sorry for the top brass at 888.com when the company was fined a record £7.8 million...

/ September 21, 2017