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Huawei launches blockchain-as-a-service platform

Chinese telecommunications, telecom equipment, and services giant Huawei has recently publicly launched its blockchain platform. Their blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) platform is built on Hyperledger. Readers are aware how cloud computing has brought in several as-a-service models that have fundamentally changed how companies and developers go about developing, testing, deploying, and running their apps. There are also […]

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Sony to obtain Blockchain-powered digital rights management solution patent

Japanese multinational technology giant Sony intends to patent a technology solution that will improve digital rights management (DRM). The solution is based on blockchain, and the United Stated Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has recently published the application. In the age of Internet, digital contents are already mainstream, and are becoming ubiquitous. However, with the […]

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“WordPress of Startups” : Blockchain start-up Elemential is working on making enterprise blockchain easier

Building an enterprise blockchain, developing apps using it, and deploying the apps on it need to have processes, methods, and tools that make it easier to use. Mumbai, India-based blockchain start-up Elemential is working on their Hadron and Federated Network Protocol (FNP) solutions, to do exactly that. Wider adoption of blockchain requires big businesses to […]

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Walmart to use blockchain for tracking live food

US retail giant Walmart will use the promising blockchain technology to improve tracking and quality assurance in their live food business. Walmart has announced their decision recently at the MIT technology Review’s “Business of Blockchain” conference. Large businesses sourcing raw materials from diverse sources need to spend significant time and energy for supply chain assurance, […]

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Crypto mining malware targets Monero !

‘Cryptojacking’, i.e. using unsuspecting users computing resources to mine cryptocurrencies surreptitiously, is becoming increasingly common. In the latest such incident, crypto mining malware designed to mine Monero (XMR) cryptocurrency was used to infect Linux server, taking advantage of five-year-old security vulnerability. Cryptocurrency mining is a complex, resource-intensive, and competitive process. A combination of specially designed […]

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Learn the Basics of Litecoin Mining

This past week, altcoins have started gaining traction, and are increasing prices alongside Bitcoin. If you are interested in mining, this guide will give you basic knowledge on how to mine Litecoin (LTC), including the software and hardware required to mine LTC successfully. What is Litecoin? Litecoin (LTC) is a digital currency that was founded […]

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Closer Look into the First Cryptocurrency Based on CryptoNote Technology: Bytecoin

Bytecoin is the first cryptocurrency based on CryptoNote technology that was launched individually by the members on the 4th of July 2012. Its tokens are named BCN on trading platforms. Bytecoin is actually a private decentralized blockchain platform that serves as an open-source code system. This enables everyone to be involved in the network. It is one of the best […]