Your Blockchain Use Case Probably Isn’t A Blockchain Use Case

By Cloud Syndicate | March 7, 2018

BLOCKCHAIN USE CASE Blockchain is the underlying distributed ledger technology for cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin; it has been at the forefront of business news in the last two years. Fortunes have been built and lost buying and selling cryptocurrencies. In

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The State of Smart Contracts: Many Challenges Ahead

By Kiril Kirilov | February 28, 2018

The State of Smart Contracts With blockchain technology expanding into a growing number of industries and its applications broadening by the day, organizations and individuals are to witness self-executing smart contracts in literary any field of business. Decentralized apps, or

Why Bitcoin Shouldn’t Be a Part of the Futures Exchange Yet

By Daniel Matthews | January 25, 2018

Bitcoin Futures Exchange Recently, cryptocurrencies “crashed,” particularly Bitcoin, which spiraled from a high of $19,783 to a current price of $11212.00 (01/25/2018). There are two prevailing sentiments regarding the crash of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies: Alarm and a kind of

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How Can Blockchain-as-a-Service Help Your Business?

By Mike Chan | January 17, 2018

Blockchain-as-a-Service “Have you seen the price of Bitcoin?”, “You gotta get in on Ripple, it’s going through the roof!”, “Are we in a crypto bubble? Is it all going to crash?” You may have heard all the hype about cryptocurrencies over the

How Blockchain Has Unexpectedly Improved Big Data Integrity

By Sreeram Sreenivasan | January 3, 2018

Big Data Integrity Blockchain technology was developed to improve the integrity of bitcoin. However, as bitcoin became more popular, its underlying technology is gaining more attention as well. Perhaps the most significant development in IT over the past few years,

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Blockchain Companies Seek and Find Funding Outside the U.S.

By Kiril Kirilov | November 27, 2017

Blockchain Companies Seek Funding Outside the U.S. Blockchain companies are actively seeking funding deals outside of traditional tech hubs such as Silicon Valley, according to a report by CB Insights and other analysts. Bitcoin is generating a lot of buzz

Fake Digital Currency

How to Spot Fake Digital Currency

By Kiril Kirilov | November 20, 2017

Fake Digital Currency With the Bitcoin currency skyrocketing to levels above $8,000 per bitcoin and initial coin offerings emerging on a daily basis, a growing number of individuals and institutional investor look at cryptocurrencies as an alternative to more traditional

Interactive and Immersive Visual Platforms: The Next Wave in Cloud Management and Optimization

By Jennifer Klostermann | November 17, 2017

The Next Wave in Cloud Management and Optimization Less than a decade ago the first distributed blockchain was implemented and only a few years ago the wider value of blockchain was recognized, causing major upheavals in the financial sector and

Hey, You, Get off of My Cloud; Deciding, Designing and Deploying Cloud Technologies

By Cloud Syndicate | November 8, 2017

Deciding, Designing and Deploying Cloud Technologies It was not too long ago that financial services firms once guarded their data centers as sacred vaults. It used to be that they “operated closed”, as in ‘did not share their data’, in

Blockchain ≠ Bitcoin: Demystifying Blockchain’s Business Value in Oil and Gas

By Cloud Syndicate | November 6, 2017

Demystifying Blockchain’s Business Value This is part 1 of a 2-part series on blockchain technology. Blockchain was developed almost a decade ago from the need to provide a cost-effective, secure, and reliable system to conduct financial transactions for Bitcoin. For

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