No, IBM’s Quantum Computer Won’t Break Bitcoin

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IBM recently unveiled its Q System One at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2019, with the company describing the quantum computer as being developed for “commercial use.” Despite numerous media outlets again decrying the imminent death of Bitcoin, IBM’s quantum system is not the game-changer that many are heralding it to be. Also Read: Japanese Regulator…

Blockchain Developer at Top of List on LinkedIn’s Emerging Jobs Report

Blockchain Developer at Top of List on LinkedIn’s Emerging Jobs Report

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LinkedIn has released the 2018 edition of its Emerging Jobs Report. Topping the list is the blockchain developer position. Yet, with crypto markets crashing in the past month amid signs of an industry slowdown, it’s unclear whether blockchain firms will be hiring at the same pace in 2019. Demand for Blockchain Devs Increased 32 Fold…

Sony Develops Blockchain System for Digital Rights Management

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Entertainment behemoth Sony Corporation announced Monday the development of a blockchain-based tool for the management of the rights to intellectual property such as music, videos, and written works. Sony: We Built a Blockchain for Music, Video Rights https://t.co/dqZkLr8Wiv pic.twitter.com/87JT5KCYqJ — Backbone (UK) (@BackboneUK) October 15, 2018 Sony: Blockchain ‘Lends Itself to Rights Management’ The immutability…

Stripe COO Explains Move Away From Bitcoin Payments

Stripe COO Explains Move Away From Bitcoin Payments

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Popular payments provider Stripe made waves in 2015 after announcing the acceptance of Bitcoin for its merchant network. However, in April 2018, the company ceased Bitcoin operations providing no clear reasons at the time. Stripe COO Explains Move On July 18, 2018, Stripe COO Claire Jackson disclosed why the company’s short-lived relationship with the pioneer…

IBM Secures $740 Mln Deal to Upgrade Australian Gov’t Data Security with Blockchain

IBM Secures $740 Mln Deal to Upgrade Australian Gov’t Data Security with Blockchain

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Blockchain integration grows more prolific, as companies, educational institutes, and governments realize its solutions to various inefficiencies. IBM signed an A$1 billion (~$740 million) deal with the Australian government to upgrade data security systems using blockchain technology. Estimated $100 Mln In Savings Over Five Years International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) signed a five-year contract to…