DARPA Sees Potential of Distributed Consensus Protocols

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DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects branch of the U.S. Military, submitted a formal request to study distributed consensus protocol. They recognize the potential for and importance of understanding the protocol for military intel. On November 19, DARPA submitted a formal Request for Information (RFI).  An RFI is a standard form in the military for … Continue reading “DARPA Sees Potential of Distributed Consensus Protocols”

Guide: What is Sharding in the Blockchain?

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Sharding is a process used extensively in databases for enhancing their efficiency. A shard represents a horizontal section of a database, and separate servers store each shard. The result is a uniform spread of the load, which in turn, increases database efficiency. When sharding is implemented within blockchain, each node contains only a certain section … Continue reading “Guide: What is Sharding in the Blockchain?”

Blockchain Technology: What’s Ahead for New Year 2019

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When you’re dealing with new emerging technologies, it is challenging to predict where it will be in 12 months, let alone a few years. However, the near future promises to be exciting times for blockchain technology. Furthermore, new trends are emerging for blockchain technology that could affect many industries in 2019. Optimization of businesses by … Continue reading “Blockchain Technology: What’s Ahead for New Year 2019”

Pantera Capital’s Joey Krug: This Could Force Cryptocurrencies Higher

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After last year’s successful performance that saw cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) challenge $20,000, 2018 has been a severe disappointment.  But that will change for two key reasons. One, the U.S. realizes it has fallen far behind the global community regarding cryptocurrencies “Mobile payment providers, like Apply Pay and Samsung Pay, are being used at cash … Continue reading “Pantera Capital’s Joey Krug: This Could Force Cryptocurrencies Higher”

DASH To Seize BTC’s Mantle as Most Scalable Cryptocurrency With New Partnership

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Dash just revealed that it has an exciting new partnership with Arizona State University. The pair will investigate the means to boost the scalability of its blockchain. The university’s Blockchain Research Lab has focused on effective solutions. This is an exciting development for cryptocurrencies in general and DASH specifically. The team has made huge strides. … Continue reading “DASH To Seize BTC’s Mantle as Most Scalable Cryptocurrency With New Partnership”