Hot Topics

Advertisement

Advertisement

Is Blockchain Actually the Answer For Facebook?

Blockchain is set to be the thing that can transform the world, however, there’s still a long way to go before this transformation actually hits the world. You’ll probably get told that blockchain is the next big thing and whereas this very well may be true, however, there are others that will say blockchain is technically advanced and could, in theory, be interesting but will be impractical for people’s day to day lives. As reported by CoinTelegraph: “Many proposed uses for blockchain will remain forever implausible: Blockchain will not bring peace to the Middle East, and today’s blockchain solutions are...

Read More

Can Blockchain help disrupt accounting? 

Blockchain, the technology that makes cryptocurrencies possible, is a powerful and promising technology. Although blockchain may not seem as exciting as cryptocurrencies themselves on the outset, blockchain may very well be a foundational technology on which much will be built. Blockchain, although foreign to many, is a familiar concept. Throughout history there have been various ways of tracking, transferring, and trading. Keeping track of everything relies on certain systems of bookkeeping. In that, we need to keep ledgers updated when we transfer things of value from one institution to another, one organization to another, and from one individual to another. ...

Read More

$5 Million Funding Round Secured by Boston-Based Blockchain Company

The blockchain solution company, Oneiro just announced that it had secured a $5 million investment from Cosimo Ventures.  Published in a press release on October 3rd, the Boston-based provider of high-performance blockchain solutions said that it was able to secure a $5 million investment from Cosimo Ventures in a Series B funding round. For those that don’t know, Cosimo Ventures is an investment firm which involves itself in several different spaces such as blockchain, cryptocurrency and the Internet of Things. This is the second funding round for by COSIMO to Oneiro. The first being in February last year with $3...

Read More

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....

Read More

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...

Read More