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Much like other industries struggling to stay afloat in the stormy waters of the global economy, the shipping industry is seeking its own transformation after years of overcapacity and tumbling freight rates.  Generating more revenues oftentimes depends on undercutting competitors’ prices, accepting lower margins and even tolerating losses on certain

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Smart classrooms aren’t too far off, and blockchain technology may become an integral part of schools all over the globe in a few years. But how will this system help administrators and students? Bitcoin is the most well-known virtual currency in the world, at one time reaching a value of

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Blockchain technology can power an open DNA data marketplace that drives a new wave of genomics research to transform precision medicine and the treatment of rare diseases. Humanity is at the very beginning of a tremendously exciting era of precision medicine. The cost of genome sequencing a person has already

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Throughout my ongoing meetings and conferences about the GDPR and how it relates to cutting-edge technologies, I encounter many ‘add-on’ privacy solutions such as ‘secure your Office 365’, ‘breach detection’ and ‘fix your network.’ Such options, which aim to patch privacy vulnerabilities as they arise, also have the secondary effect

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The explosion in renewable energy projects on blockchain is already promising—there are 122 startups operating in the space, with nearly half launching since 2017. More impressively, these startups have raised over $320 billion between the second quarter of 2017 and the first of 2018. Electricity is undoubtedly one of the

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BlockchainContributorsFeaturedInternet of Things

Internet of things or IoT has become one of the most influential technologies, currently connecting more than 23 billion devices. This number is expected to reach 30 billion by 2020 and more than 60 billion by 2024. But the future of this technology is largely debatable, considering that it’s plagued

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BlockchainContributorsFeaturedInternet of Things

Kevin Ashton, the man who coined the term “Internet of Things” (IoT), wrote in 1999: “If we had computers that knew everything there was to know about things – using data they gathered without any help from us – we would be able to track and count everything, and greatly

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Analysts forecast that bitcoin will achieve a total value of $1.2 trillion towards the end of 2018. However, forward-thinking individuals see the value of blockchain beyond its original application for digital currency transactions You’ve probably heard about blockchain technology through cryptocurrency, but did you know that blockchain technology is expected

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While there has been a lot of hype around the efficiency of a smart contract, can it replace the traditional way of working? What are the challenges and what is the role blockchain has to play in this shift? Smart contracts have been touted as an evolutionary leap in legal

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Blockchain is a growing industry and people skilled in it are in high demand.The UpWork report states that jobs related to blockchain technology saw a growth of 2000% for three consecutive quarters. Large companies and startups are both looking to hire more people with blockchain skills and experience. Getting a

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