Toward a 12-second Block Time – Ethereum Blog

Toward a 12-second Block Time Vitalik Buterin Toward a 12-second Block Time One of the annoyances of the blockchain as a decentralized platform is the sheer length of delay before a transaction gets finalized. One confirmation in the Bitcoin network takes ten minutes on average, but in reality due to statistical effects when one sends a transaction one can only ... Read More »

Top Seven Ways Your Identity Can Be Linked to Your Bitcoin Address, ninety nine Bitcoins

Top Seven Ways Your Identity Can Be Linked to Your Bitcoin Address The key to keeping your Bitcoin transactions from being traced back to you is preventing others from knowing which addresses are yours. If you’re attempting to remain anonymous (or more precisely, pseudonymous) with Bitcoin, read on for the most common ways people’s true identities are forever associated with ... Read More »

The Pirate Bay down as Cogent blocks Cloudflare – s fresh IP addresses assigned to TPB – TechWorm

The Pirate Bay down as Cogent blocks Cloudflare’s fresh IP addresses assigned to TPB Till the time TPB is down, you can use top five the Pirate Bay alternatives ThePirateBay fans and torrent paramours were in for a rude shock as the world popular torrent website was down. Visitors to ThePirateBay were greeted by Cloudflare’s ‘Error five hundred twenty two ... Read More »

The Essence of the Blockchain

Miracl The Essence of the Blockchain Dr Michael Scott Published on: thirty Aug 2016 Here we attempt a elementary explanation of the blockchain for a not overly technical audience. 1 Introduction The blockchain is a testament to the power of a single cryptographic primitive — the hash function. Truly nothing else is required, so if you can get your head ... Read More »

The difference inbetween Bitcoin and blockchain for business – Blockchain Extracted: IBM Blockchain Blog

The difference inbetween Bitcoin and blockchain for business Share this post: Are Bitcoin and blockchain the same thing? No, they aren’t. However, they are closely related. When Bitcoin was released as open source code, blockchain was packaged up together with it in the same solution. And since Bitcoin was the very first application of blockchain, people often inadvertently used “Bitcoin” ... Read More »

The CIO – s Guide to Blockchain – Smarter With Gartner

The CIO’s Guide to Blockchain Blockchain is only the very first step in a future of distributed ledger platforms that enable the programmable economy. If you’re a CIO, blockchain very likely crossed your radar screen a few years ago with news of Bitcoin and how its distributed ledger technology enabled “anonymous” transactions by nefarious entities around the globe. Read More »

The Blockchain in Healthcare

The Blockchain in Healthcare The blockchain is an idea centered around the concept of a secure, digital ledger system that provides a system for efficient, auditable transactions of almost any type inbetween entities [1] . All information related to blockchain transactions is at once both independently verifiable by all (even outside) parties as correct and also inscrutable to entities without ... Read More »

The Blockchain Explained to Web Developers, Part 1: The Theory

The marmelab blog The blockchain is the fresh hot technology. If you haven’t heard about it, you most likely know Bitcoin. Well, the blockchain is the underlying technology that powers Bitcoin. Experts say the blockchain will cause a revolution similar to what Internet provoked. But what is it indeed, and how can it be used to build apps today? Read More »

The blockchain could have better security than the banks

The blockchain could have better security than the banks Director USQ Student Guild, Blockchain Programmer, Doctoral Candidate USQ, University of Southern Queensland Senior Lecturer (Foresight) and Director; Professional Studies, University of Southern Queensland Disclosure statement Timothy McCallum has received funding from AMP and Amazon. Read More »