Gather around and I’ll tell you the story of blockchain! In this article, Greg Brady, founder and CEO of Tranquility Halo explains what blockchain is and how to put it to good use. Kepp in mind though: even though Bitcoin and the Blockchain are intertwined, as long as the Bitcoin ecosystem continues to roar away, you can use the Blockchain to write anything down forever.
Traditional money and the financial system will not disappear overnight but they will change. Have you considered using cryptocurrencies? We haven’t so far but they have just become more accessible to the everyday user. We talked with Evgeny Vigovsky, COO of Saifu about how the company wants to help make every currency transaction a breeze.
“We want the [Hyperledger] technologies to be easier to install, easier to use, easier to climb the learning curve with.” JAXenter editor Gabriela Motroc caught up with Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director of Hyperledger at JAX London 2017 to talk about frameworks like Hyperledger Fabric and Indy, what’s next for this open source collaborative effort, how to make blockchain more digestible and more.
How do you feel about turning time into cryptocurrency? mytime, a new blockchain platform aims to turn time into a measurable value and give an efficient tool to businesses and users. How can businesses benefit by purchasing time directly from users? We invited Eduard Gurinovich, CEO of mytime to answer all these questions and more.
Upwork’s latest Skills Index shows that the top 10 fastest-growing freelance skills list, which includes blockchain, Bitcoin, React.js, deep learning and more jumped over 200 percent compared to the same time period last year. Swift, AngularJS and machine learning have been ousted from the Top 10 list but they are still among the hottest freelance skills.
Simplicity is a new cryptocurrency language which promises to further improve on existing cryptocurrency languages, offer improved safety and help you build useful smart contracts. Curious yet? Let’s have a look at it.
Hyperledger Quilt started over a year ago and is a Java implementation of the Interledger protocol. We talked with Adrian Hope-Bailie, Standards Officer at Ripple and Maintainer of Hyperledger Quilt about the problem this project wants to solve, its benefits, limitations and more.
The CERT Division of Carnegie Mellon University’s Software Engineering Institute has published an updated list of technologies that might give us headaches in the security department. Both machine learning and blockchain have made the cut but that’s actually not a comforting thought, especially since the former is one of the three domains that must be considered high priority for outreach and analysis in 2017.
We’ve been talking about the advantages blockchain brings to the finance industry but how about cybersecurity? Blockchain is revolutionizing multiple industries including cybersecurity but one question lingers: *how* can this technology help fight cyber attacks? We talked with Floyd DCosta, co-founder at Block Armour about the role the technology behind Bitcoin plays in blocking (if possible) cyber attacks.
No one could have seen blockchain coming. Now that it’s here, blockchain has the potential to completely reinvent the world of financial transactions, as well as other industries. In this interview, we talked to JAX London speaker Brian Behlendorf about the past, present, and future of this emerging technology.
It’s been two months since Oracle joined the Hyperledger consortium and now the tech giant is taking another step towards showing its interest in blockchain — they just announced Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service.
web3j is a lightweight Java library for integrating with clients on the Ethereum blockchain. And now you can integrate it into your Spring Boot applications. In this article, JAX London speaker Conor Svensson shows how easily web3j integrates with the Spring Framework.
You’ve surely heard of blockchain by now but that doesn’t mean you actually understand what it is. Don’t worry, we’ve all been there. The technology is complex, no doubt about it, which might be the reason why not many developers are interested (yet!) in cultivating this skill. Let’s make this technology more digestible, shall we?
Today’s conventional wisdom says that in the digital age every company is a software company. But are they really? In this article, Richard Gall explains how finance professionals can adopt a DevOps culture.