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    Blockchain: The Complete Guide – Wired

    Depending on who you ask, blockchains are either the most important technological innovation since the internet or a solution looking for a problem. The original blockchain is the decentralized ledger behind the digital currency bitcoin. The ledger consists of linked batches of transactions...
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    Africa Could See the World’s Fastest Blockchain Growth – The Merkle

    When we think about Africa, our minds often flood with images of hunger, hardship, disease, natural disasters, and maybe even civil war. We don’t often consider the strength of its people or their ability to lift themselves out of poverty. So while it may not seem like the … Read more via...
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    Business Eight Ways Blockchain Will Impact The World Beyond Cryptocurrency – Forbes – Entrepreneurs

    From banking and secure communications to healthcare and ride-sharing, blockchain will have a huge impact on our future. Of course, to understand how blockchain will change the world, you first need to understand how it works. Have you ever purchased coffee or produce that is labeled as...
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    World How blockchain could kill both cable and Netflix – VentureBeat

    Blockchain technology, powered by nodes of peer-to-peer computers around the world, is on the rise. So can we expect decentralized entertainment applications built on blockchain to replace streaming services like Netflix or Amazon and be the final death knell for Cable? Video production studios...
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    World Why the Blockchain Is So Much Bigger Than Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency – Yahoo News – Latest...

    Blockchain. It’s a word that gets thrown around a lot when discussing bitcoin and cryptocurrency, but it’s not necessarily one that is well understood. When the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto first outlined those concepts in bitcoin’s 2008 white paper, he created a technology that could...
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    Business World Blockchain Summit to hold in Nairobi in March –

    Apollo Eric CEO & Founder Point50Capital is bringing the World Blockchain Summit to Nairobi to bring together entrepreneurs, technology enthusiasts, and thought leaders in the blockchain ecosystem from around the world. According to Apollo, “The goal of this event is to explore and seize the...
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    Business Beyond Crypto-Mania: Understanding The True Value of Blockchain .

    Given today’s blockchain bubble and stratospheric returns of many cyptocurrency ICOs, it is tempting to chase possible sky-high investments. Fear of missing out (FOMO) is real for most entrepreneurs. For many, it’s the late 1990s "dot com" boom all over again. There are scammers and charlatans...
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    Business ‘How blockchain will affect oil, gas sector in Nigeria’ — Business —.

    As emerging frontiers, especially digital ledger system also called blockchain become a more globally recognised solution, experts have called for frameworks that will enable Nigeria’s oil and gas sector to benefit from the innovation. With a new $2.5million funding … via The Guardian...
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    Business IBM, Maersk Form New Blockchain Company for International Cargo – Bloomberg

    IBM, Maersk Form New Blockchain Company for International Cargo By and January 16, 2018, 7:00 AM EST IBM and A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S have started a company that will use new technologies such as blockchain, a digital ledger best known for underpinning bitcoin, to track cargo movements and...
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