How Blockchain Can Solve Major Problems for Gig Economy Freelancers

Finance is a core aspect of any business. It’s also a frequent target when it comes to digital disruptors. There’s a reason blockchain has been a key component of so many fintech use cases that involve providing liquidity for businesses. Earlier this year, Spera conducted more than 400 interviews across four continents with independent workers and the businesses that […]

Shaping Healthcare Ecosystem with Blockchain

Shaping Healthcare Ecosystem with Blockchain

Blockchain has become a hot topic of discussion these days as it has made its way into a number of industries. From finance to infrastructure, blockchain or distributed ledger has found interoperability in every sphere of work. Healthcare is another realm that has found a widespread implementation of the technology. This collaboration has changed the […]

Blockchain Scalability: Even If Most Transactions Are in Layer II We Still Need a Layer I

Space is filling up at Master Workshop: Layer I, where 20+ of the world’s foremost experts on blockchain will present and lead discussions around solutions to the technology’s scalability problem. Don’t forget to register today for free! The most pressing obstacle to blockchain’s march to mass-adoption is its scalability, or current lack thereof. For blockchain […]

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Crypto Micropayments: An Exciting Future of Blockchain Transactions

While cryptocurrencies have been a dominant force in newsrooms worldwide thanks in no small part to the meteoric rise of Bitcoin in recent years, blockchain has only just started to dominate the public consciousness. The cryptocurrency phenomenon may be in full swing, but we’re yet to see the decentralized digital currency successfully integrate practically with […]

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Blockchain Big Data Options will Change Entire Industries

Big data has been big news for businesses in recent years. The rapid rise in internet use and smartphone technology means we are now generating vast quantities of data every minute. According to one 2016 estimate from IBM, 90 percent of the data in the world was created within the last two years. When done […]

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4 Ways to Enter the Blockchain Industry

Blockchain is, in essence, an encrypted peer-to-peer distributed databases. It’s powered by countless computers located disparately around the world. The system is a growing, ordered collection of records called blocks, each with a timestamp that’s linked to a previous block. The technology uses cryptography to make sure that users can only edit their own blocks. […]

How Blockchain Brings Innovation in Staffing?

Frequently related to the term bitcoin — blockchain can be an unquiet technology. Blockchain is currently creating a grand entry in all of the major market domains. Blockchain technology collects and stores the knowledge of inbound blocks — and time stamps it on a distributed and encrypted ledger. As the cornerstone of virtual currency blockchain technology […]

Cryptojacking Malware: What It Is and How to Fix It

Cryptojacking is a cyberattack like no other. Attackers don’t steal your data or ransom off access to your network. Instead, they commandeer your hardware when you’re not looking and redline the processors to mine cryptocurrency. Since 2017, cryptojacking’s popularity has skyrocketed. Palo Alto Networks’ WildFire platform has identified roughly 470,000 unique types of cryptomining malware, not including […]

Most People Are Dead Wrong About Bitcoin and Criminals

It seems that these days, cryptocurrency can’t catch a break in the news cycle. In early April, the Securities and Exchange Commission urged a federal judge to freeze $27 million that was allegedly garnered through the illegal sale of shares in LongFin — a company whose stock shot from $5 to $142 after announcing it was acquiring […]

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Blockchain Beyond Banking

Thanks to all the media attention surrounding Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, blockchain technology is commonly associated with finance. But that’s too narrow a vision of this technology’s true capability — the concept of a digitally signed and distributed ledger is universally applicable to business processes. Blockchain technology serves as an objective, technologically sound way to […]

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Blockchain in Retail: Changing the Shopping Experience

While blockchain may have initially started out as the technology behind cryptocurrency, numerous innovators have quickly found other applications for it. Besides other non-financial applications like cloud storage, contracts, and smart cities, blockchain is viewed as an ideal solution for disrupting the retail landscape. While the changes may not be able to be implemented overnight in […]

Optimizing Business Decisions With Blockchain Technology

When businesses fail to make better decisions, they are bound to fail. In fact, studies have shown that most firms fail at strategy formulation and execution rather than product development. Simply put, a business may have the best product in the world, but if it fails to make the right implementation decisions, it is doomed. Better decision […]

AI and Blockchain Tech Are The Future of Successful Trading

In the past five years, the global financial industry has experienced major disruptions thanks to innovative technologies in AI, Machine Learning, and Blockchain. The rate at which supercomputers are taking over the financial sector is leaving no doubt that the future of finance will largely depend on computer scientists and big data experts rather than […]