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Blockchain News

Blockchain news: Blockchain Technology is the most disruptive technology since the Internet. It is the technology that everybody is talking about, but few know how and why it works. It has the power to change the world, to the extent that big entrepreneurs and blockchain experts are predicting that blockchain will be a main layer of society like the Internet currently is. Blockchain can remove third parties, increase security, make data permanent, improve consensus of peer-to-peer and many more. Blockchain technology can decentralize systems, decrease corruption and many big corporate names, as well as many governments are actively investing in the development of blockchain technology. The fight for blockchain patents is fierce and with the rate of Blockchain’s development, it will come a time soon, when not using Blockchain technology will not be practical.

Avatar by Dec 12, 2017

UC Berkeley Develops New Blockchain Lab – Steve Chen as Industry Co-Lead

UC Berkeley opens a new Blockchain Lab to help Students have real-world use cases of the blockchain technology. The lab is a partnership between UC Berkeley and EchoLabs, with both institutions aiming to reap positive gains. What will UC Berkeley get, what will be the benefits of this partnership to students and developers, and what is the stake of EchoLabs in this? Find out more.

Avatar by Dec 9, 2017

Midterm Core Blocksize Increases are a Possibility

In response to Bitmain Co-Founder, Jihan Wu’s statement that there was a need for size increases in order to reduce inevitable blockchain congestion; Adam Back, (HashCash Inventor and Blockstream CEO), explained that Bitcoin could increase block sizes midterm, (but only after thorough testing). Open to the Idea of On-Chain Scaling After what appeared to be […]

Avatar by Nov 23, 2017

Why Does Grocery Retail Need Blockchain?

Expert opinion by Peter Fedchenkov, INS Ecosystem Co-founder and CEO.   The global consumable goods market is growing quickly, but is also facing serious efficiency problems. Proper development in grocery retail is hindered by an excessively complex goods delivery system, the large number of middlemen, excess production, and the unreliability of existing solutions. We are […]

Avatar by Nov 22, 2017

Why Ethereum is the Blockchain that Could Change the Music Industry

Since torrenting gained popularity in the late 1990s into the 2000s, musicians and others in the entertainment industry have been up in arms. Instead of buying music from music stores, customers were sharing copies of whole albums, feature length movies and other media. Instead of paying the artists and production companies for the rights to […]

Avatar by Nov 17, 2017

Is Russia the New Frontier for Crypto Mining?

Crypto mining has become a top priority for businesses and governments throughout the world, Russia is no exception. According to the Russian Association of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency, (RACIB), the best region for mining is a transit hub and major transport and distribution center with cheap electricity called the Krasnoyarsk Territory. There are currently no crypto-mining […]

Avatar by Nov 17, 2017

Ponzi Scheme or Scare Tactic?

We all knew that there would be Bitcoin critics throughout traditional financial sectors. In fact, there have always been critics. However, Bitcoin is gaining so much momentum and market value that the haters are coming out of the woodwork; and in the immortal words of Biggie Smalls, “More money, more problems.” David Gledhill is the […]