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(7.13.18) Buzzfeed: 13 Reasons We Can Be Excited About Blockchain

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Blockchain is the underlying technology behind cryptocurrency. Simply put, Blockchain is a decentralized, distributed ledger that can record transactions between two parties efficiently and in a verifiable and permanent way.

While this was invented for Bitcoin, the Blockchain technology has unreleased a torrent of new applications in industries like healthcare, music, auto, and AI.

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(7.9.18) Enterprisers Project: How to make the case for blockchain: 5 steps

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If you’re soliciting support for an early blockchain pilot test or project in your organization, you’ll need to explain both the underlying technology and how it can help the business.

That’s true for any emerging technology, but this pair of tasks could be particularly tricky for IT leaders who want do a blockchain project. For starters, blockchain is tough to explain and understand, especially for non-technical people. Moreover, the hype surrounding Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies tends to create some misconceptions about the fundamental blockchain tech behind those digital currencies.

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(7.6.18) TechCrunch: Early uses of blockchain will barely be visible, says Hyperledger’s Brian Behlendorf

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The blockchain revolution is coming, but you might not see it. That’s the view of Brian Behlendorf, executive director of the Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger  Project.

Speaking at the TC Sessions: Blockchain event in Zug, Switzerland, Behlendorf explained that much of the innovation that the introduction of blockchains are primed to happen behind this the scenes unbeknownst to most.

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(7.3.18) Forbes: Big Blockchain: The 50 Largest Public Companies Exploring Blockchain

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There’s more than one way to gain exposure to blockchain innovation. Beyond buying over-the-counter products or investing directly in blockchain startups some of the largest public companies in the world are already dabbling in the tech. In fact, a closer look at this year’s Forbes Global 2000 list of the largest public companies in the world reveals that not only are all ten of the largest public companies in the world exploring blockchain, but at least 50 of the biggest names on the list have all made their own mark on technology first inspired by bitcoin.

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(7.2.18) InfoQ: How Blockchain is Reinventing Business Process Management

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In a recent Hyperledger blog post, Jesse Chenard, CEO of MonetaGo, discusses how blockchain is poised to reinvent traditional Business Process Management platforms (BPM). A challenge with existing BPM platforms is that data is usually stored in organizational silos and challenges exist in counterparty transaction exchanges. A blockchain solution can provide auditing across boundaries, without leaking sensitive information to additional parties.

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(6.29.18) Wall Street Journal: What Your CEO Is Reading: Too Many Meetings; Top Blockchain Regions; Tootin’ Tesla

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Who would win the World Cup of blockchain? Just for kicks, Don Tapscott and Alex Tapscott in Quartz list the regions top in their class for “their readiness to transform their economies and lead this technological revolution.” Silicon Valley, number three, boasts deep talent and a number of top-ranked firms including Ripple and the Hyperledger Foundation. Singapore takes the number two spot, thanks in part to a rabid fanbase and the presence of Vitalik Buterin, “the wunderkind behind Ethereum.” New York City’s Wall Street contingent is a disappointment but the area is rich in talent, with players like the Winklevosses’s Gemini.

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