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Blockchain Must Solve These 3 Issues to Avoid Quantum Threat: Expert

News Blockchain community should immediately begin working on three issues to prevent being overtaken by quantum computers, a cryptography expert says. Xinxin Fan, head of cryptography at privacy-IoT blockchain platform IoTeX, published an article in The International Business Times on Nov. 7, cal..

How Blockchain Disrupts Global Business | Sibos 2019

Video Blockchain technology is reshaping the face of our global financial system, and it goes far beyond cryptocurrencies alone. Since Bitcoin’s arrival, the conventional finance world has been intrigued by blockchain, Bitcoin’s underlying disruptive technology. Now we are seeing that intrigue bei..

Worldwide Google Searches for ‘Bitcoin’ Hit 3-Month High

News Worldwide Google searches for “Bitcoin” (BTC) — currently worth $9,400 — are now near a three-month high, according to Google Trends. Current interest is at the highest level since early August, when BTC price was around $11,700. Africa leads in searches for “Bitcoin”Notably, three of the top..

Google’s Quantum Computer Still Far From Useful, Says Vitalik Buterin

News Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin is not at all impressed by the perceived threat Bitcoin (BTC) faces from Google’s quantum computer. Buterin took to Twitter on Oct. 23, where he commented on the news that Google had achieved quantum supremacy, meaning that a quantum computer has solved a m..

Researcher: Google Quantum Breakthrough Could Improve Proof-of-Stake

News The application of Google’s quantum computing technology could purportedly help improve the technology which underpins proof-of-stake (PoS) cryptocurrencies. Quantum computing would create truly random numbersPoS is a type of consensus algorithm where block creators are randomly chosen with p..

Former IBM, Google Russia Exec Joins Blockchain Firm Credits as CBO

News Former Google Russia chief technology officer Jennifer Trelewicz has joined blockchain platform Credits (CS) as its new chief business officer (CBO). According to an official announcement published on Oct. 11, Trelewicz’s first experience working with blockchain was during her time as the CEO..

Ex-CEO of Google Africa: Bitcoin a ‘Gift’ That Will Change Humanity

News Computer scientist and general manager of WeWork South Africa, Stafford Masie, has said that Bitcoin (BTC) will change the future of humanity more than any other technological innovation. In a keynote delivered at the SingularityU South Africa Summit on Oct. 16, Masie — formerly the CEO of G..

Antonopoulos: Google’s ‘Quantum Supremacy’ Has No Impact on Bitcoin

News Bitcoin (BTC) has “zip” to fear from the latest advances in quantum computing from Google, one of the industry’s best-known figures has confirmed. The effect on Bitcoin? “Zip, bupkis nada”Speaking as part of a Q&A session on Oct. 10, Andreas Antonopoulos poured cold water on fears Google’s re..

As Deepfake Videos Spread, Blockchain Can Be Used to Stop Them

Analysis At a time when the term “fake news” has become a household name thanks to its repeated use by President Donald Trump, deepfakes — i.e., seemingly realistic videos that are in fact manipulated — can further escalate the problem associated with distrust of media. Technologists are looking a..

Ex-Google Product Manager Joins Multicoin Capital as Investment Principal

News Blockchain and cryptocurrency investment firm Multicoin Capital hired a former Google product manager as one of its new investment Principals. In a blog post published on Oct. 1, managing partner Kyle Samani said that Tony Sheng would help secure new deals for the firm while also working with..

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