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How Will Blockchains Battle Quantum Computing?

Back in 2009, Satoshi Nakamoto probably wasn’t overly concerned about advancements in quantum computing when he developed Bitcoin’s key encryption. Even now, quantum computing is still quite far off adoption levels that could be classed as mainstream, with only a handful of companies possessing the technology. But developments do mean that the threat that quantum computing poses to blockchains is starting to become real.  Currently, the key encryption used by blockchains such as Bitcoin and Ethereum is what keeps funds safe. Key encryption relies on a mathematical principle known as prime number factorization, which links the public and private key....

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We Must Prepare Now For Quantum Computers! How A Theoretical Physicist/Head Of Blockchain Details His And Electroneum’s Road To Success

Have you ever wondered who the people are that are actually building out and supporting the cryptocurrencies we HODL and what they are doing behind the scenes to make it all happen? To the crypto skeptic, it appears there is some kind of wizardry going on without tangible physical foundations, but that is where the blockchain developer comes in. While there is certainly some magic happening behind the scenes, it is all founded in very logical, mathematical principles. I recently sat down with Electroneum’s Head of Blockchain, Chris Harrison, to discuss cryptocurrency, blockchain, why he believes in the work he...

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Can Blockchain Transform The Music Industry?

It’s important that we assess the ways blockchain technology promises to transform the many industries that exist within our society. It’s clear how blockchain can transform finance (just check out Bitcoin) and it’s also been made clear over the past year how much of an impact the blockchain could have on logistics and even renewable energy. However, have we truly measured up the impact that the blockchain could have on the music industry? According to Forbes, in 2017 the global music industry was worth around $15.7 Billion. Due to inflation and enhanced technology since then, this figure has risen, therefore,...

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A Few More Blockchain Events To Keep Your Eye On This Year

Following on from an article we published yesterday, we’re in the second half of the year now and nearing the end of September, which is basically just the start of the countdown until Christmas. But that doesn’t mean crypto is going to be taking a break.  Let’s take a look at some of the biggest crypto and blockchain events happening before 2020. DACOM Summit: New York City The Digital Asset Compliance and Market Integrity (DACOM) Summit is a one-day event in the big apple of New York City that brings together speakers and enthusiasts who can provide updates on the...

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A Few Blockchain Events To Keep Your Eye On This Year

We’re in the second half of the year now and if you’re like me, the end of September is basically just the start of the countdown until Christmas. But that doesn’t mean crypto is going to be taking a break.  Far from it in fact. This year alone has been a big year for the space. If we take a look at the bitcoin price, we can see it’s flying up and around the $10k mark and has bn for most of the summer. There are many events in the pipeline all over the world for crypto enthusiasts and today,...

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