Blockchain Beyond Banking: The Sky’s the Limit

As blockchain revolutionizes traditional financial services, distributed ledger technology is creating new opportunities in other arenas as well. Today, just about everyone knows about Uber, and many people use it. Now comes Abra, billing itself as the Uber of digital cash. Abra is a blockchain-based digital wallet that enables people to store digital cash on their […]

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Blocking the Chain of Online Pirates

If you have been keeping up with the latest news and drama around Torrents, you know that a major torrent site has been taken down and the owner, arrested. While this was happening, other similar sites resurfaced, making it easy to conclude that this global battle between law enforcement agencies and online pirates is far from over.

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The Byzantine Generals: Key to a Blockchain Future?

A castle under siege defeats the besiegers? It sounds like an episode of Game of Thrones. But it’s not. It’s a retelling of what’s commonly referred to as the Byzantine Generals’ problem. In its essence, the problem is one of unprovability. The four attacking captains can only communicate through a messenger. The messenger could be […]

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