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Blockchain is a public ledger that records all bitcoin transactions. It records all transactions that have ever occurred and is available to the public. Essentially meaning that everyone on the network can view each others account balances. Bitcoin being an online currency has all its information recorded online through the chains.

Peer to Peer Network

In addition Blockchain was able to solve the common problem with online currency known as double spending. It also means that the record cannot be altered retroactively without affecting all past blocks on the system. By storing data across the peer-to-peer network, it considerably reduces the risks that come with centrally held data.

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Blockchain and retail: A potential industry revolution

This article discusses the potential of blockchain and retail: could the technology be responsible for a profit increase for the sector in 2018?
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Blockchain-based identity: A tool for global innovation

Following a year of widespread data breaches and the ongoing threat to online data, it’s no surprise that digital identity has evolved as one of the most important issues facing organisations and consumers on a global scale.
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Blockchain-based identity: An effective tool to support global innovation

Eric Swedersky, SVP Delivery and Public Sector, SecureKey Technologies discusses the potential benefits that blockchain-based identity has as an effective tool to support global innovation and the economy.
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£400,000 awarded to tech companies by UK Government

The UK Government has awarded £400,000 to tech companies to track waste through the economy, after they won the GovTech Catalyst competition.
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How modern technology is uniting LGBT voices

Before the UK decriminalisation of homosexuality (Sexual Offences Act 1967) and technology united LGBT voices, gay life for many men and women was very difficult: either complete denial of your true self or living a double life.
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Crypto Valley: Why Switzerland is a world-leading location for blockchain companies

Heinz Tännler, President of the Swiss Blockchain Federation, Government Councillor and Finance Director of the Canton of Zug, explains why Switzerland has become one of the world’s leading locations for blockchain companies.
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Benefits for blockchain business when considering legal infrastructures

Graham Hansen, Commercial associate and data protection expert from HRC Law, discusses what the benefits are for blockchain businesses when taking into account their legal infrastructures.
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Biometry: physical security for the digital age

Convenience often comes at a cost. In the online world, that cost rears its ugly head in the form of handing over sensitive personal information.
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What role does Blockchain play in the future of IP?

In this article, Toni Nijm, Chief Product & Strategy Officer, CPA Global, outlines what blockchain technology is and how it could impact the future of IP.
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The top technology trends in hospitality for 2019

Riccardo Campione and Dr Alain Imboden, Associate Professors at Les Roches Global Hospitality Education in Switzerland, discuss the top technology trends in hospitality.
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Blockchain interoperability: Sharing data across the care continuum

Paul De Raeve, Secretary General of the European Federation of Nurses Associations (EFN) sheds lights on how blockchain interoperability is enabling sharing data across the care continuum.
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Closing the skills gap in blockchain businesses

Despite blockchain experiencing incredible growth over the last decade, gender diversity and the technical skills gap remain a growing burden.
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Blockchain: the future of food traceability?

Shan Zhan, global business manager at ABB’s food and beverage business, looks at how blockchain can be used to enhance food traceability.
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Blockchain, internet of things and artificial intelligence to change work and processes

Keith Bedell-Pearce highlights how blockchain, artificial intelligence and internet of things will bring about major changes in the way work and processes are carried out.
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What is Bitcoin Cryptocurrency?

Bitcoin this, Blockchain that. All we ever hear about lately is cryptocurrencies and how they are going to transform the world. But what exactly is cryptocurrency and how does it work?
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Blockchain vs Artificial Intelligence: how are they shaping the future?

Open Access Government has assessed the ways in which blockchain technology and artificial intelligence can be used to dramatically impact our lives.
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Blockchain Innovation January 2019

Happy New Year and a very warm welcome to the January 2019 Blockchain Innovation publication.
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Open Access Government January 2019

Open Access Government January 2019 features a number of high-quality articles on government policy issues from all around the world, including health and social care, research and innovation, education, transport, environment, energy, ICT, blockchain innovation, government, as well as legal affairs.
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Decentralising security for mobile devices: Is blockchain the viable solution?

Steven Sprague, Cofounder and CEO of Rivetz reveals a viable solution when it comes to decentralising security. He argues that there is great promise for creating mobile device security with blockchain technology.
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Distributed technologies to bootstrap the sharing economy

Professor Samer Hassan, explores how blockchain has the potential to help sharing economy projects to overcome several challenges they face at infrastructure, governance and economic levels

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