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Latest Blockchain News ✅ – Stay up to date with the current news as it happens. Blockchain is the technology behind Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other altcoins.

Here’s a quick summary of blockchain technology:

  • Blockchain is a distributed public ledger which stores all transactions ever to have happened.
  • It is immutable and accessible by anyone.
  • Almost all cryptocurrencies have a blockchain.
  • Transactions are split into blocks which are validated and secured by miners.
  • Blockchain, more recently, has allowed the conception of smart contracts on platforms such as Ethereum.
  • These blockchain-based smart contracts serve as a platform for programmable transactions, for example, ICO token sales.

Blockchain-Powered Drones Are Now Able to Measure River Water Contamination

IoT devices interacting with each other within a P2P network are capable of measuring the pollution of water used for drinking and bathing. A...

Deloitte Blockchain Report, 95% of Surveyed Companies Are Investing in Blockchain

Enterprise Ethereum firm ConsenSys recently highlighted a recent report by Deloitte, which showed that 95% of surveyed firms are investing in distributed ledger technology. “Breaking Blockchain...

IBM and MineHub Technologies Collaborate on Metals Supply Chain and Global...

In an effort to bring new solutions to global mining and the metals supply chain, IBM and MineHub Technologies have announced a collaboration. The two...

HSBC Settles $250 Billion Worth of Forex Trades on Blockchain in...

Global banking giant HSBC announced on Monday that it has settled over $250 billion in forex trades using blockchain tech in 2018. The bank showed its...

IOTA Launches Iri 1.6.0 with Local Snapshots for Network Nodes

Network node operators in IOTA previously had to store the full transaction history, swelling the size of their operations. The IOTA Foundation has addressed these...

ConsenSys’s Andrew Keys Lays Out His Blockchain Predictions for 2019

In his annual take on the blockchain industry, Andrew Keys from ConsenSys talked about 19 predictions for the blockchain industry in the year 2019. He also...

BLOCKv, Intel, CataBoom, and Others Launch a New Blockchain-based Retail Experience...

As the 'NRF 2019 Retail's Big Show' event unfolds in New York City between January 13 and 15, BLOCKv is gearing up to showcase...

IOTA Build a Proof-of-concept for Self Balancing Smart Grids

On the IOTA blog, Harm van den Brink discussed a proof of concept they had built for a smart self-balancing grid using IOTA. Letting Devices Take...

Joe Lubin Talks About Web 3.0, Consensys, Ethereum, Killer Ecosystems, and...

ConsenSys recently summarised its founder Joe Lubin’s address at the Devcon4 event in Prague. Famously known as his “Killer Ecosystem” address, Lubin talks about Vitalik...

New York City’s Blockchain Center Now Open

The value of cryptocurrencies has fallen over the past year, but the authorities in New York City still believe in the power of blockchain,...
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