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On Fungibility, Bitcoin, Monero and why ZCash is a bad idea

blockchain xmr (This article was republished on steemit.com on 2016-07-12) When bitcoin launched, a lot of people thought they eventually had decentralised digital cash. We witnessed people using bitcoins for ideological reasons, but also for the presumed anonymous properties. You didn’t need to provide any identity information to create a wallet or send a transaction.

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Nasdaq completes – successful – blockchain e-voting trial

Nasdaq completes ‘successful’ blockchain e-voting trial U.S. stock exchange Nasdaq has released the findings of a latest blockchain e-voting trial, announcing the proof of concept system a ‘success’. The test was conducted across the Tallinn exchange in Estonia in two thousand sixteen and aimed to reduce the complexity and cost of organising shareholder voting.

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Mycelia talks blockchain music: “Artists want to understand

July 28, two thousand seventeen : Mycelia talks blockchain music: ‘Artists want to understand…’ The very first time Music Ally heard about Mycelia was in July 2015, when musician Imogen Heap talked to Forbes about her hopes for “a fair, true, bright and shining home for music” supported by blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies.

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Budge Over Uber: Blockchain Technology Can Enable Real, Sustainable Sharing Economy

Stir Over Uber: Blockchain Technology Can Enable Real, Sustainable Sharing Economy Uber and Airbnb, the hugely popular marketplaces for taxi-like car rails and hotel-like short-term rentals, are usually considered to be successful case stories for the emerging “sharing economy.” Another whirr phrase, “people as a services,” describes the business models of these two companies, both of which attracted funding that ...

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Is Blockchain the Next Superb Hope – or Hype?

Is Blockchain the Next Fine Hope — or Hype? Cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin may have captured the public’s fancy – and also engendered a healthy dose of skepticism — but it is their underlying technology that is proving to be of practical benefit to organizations: the blockchain. Many industries are exploring its benefits and testing its limitations, with financial services ...

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Here – s where big banks stand on blockchain

YahooFinance Here's where big banks stand on blockchain In case you haven’t heard, blockchain is all the rage lately on Wall Street , whereas bitcoin, the digital currency that blockchain came along with in 2009, is all of a sudden very uncool. Blockchain, by the way, is the decentralized, peer-to-peer, open-source, distributed ledger technology that underlies bitcoin. (Check out our ...

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