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Blockchain technology enables distributed public ledgers that hold immutable data in a secure and encrypted way and ensure that transactions can never be altered. While Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are the most popular examples of blockchain usage, this “distributed ledger technology” (DLT) is finding a broad range of uses. Data storage, financial transactions, real estate, asset management and many more uses are being explored.

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The Week in Internet News: X-Ray I
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Blockchain 18 June 2018

The Week in Internet News: X-Ray I

AI to get X-ray vision: Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory are getting close to creating...

This Week in Internet News: AI Diagnoses Skin Cancer Better than Doctors
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Blockchain 4 June 2018

This Week in Internet News: AI Diagnoses Skin Cancer Better than Doctors

AI plays doctor: Artificial intelligence can detect skin cancer better than dermatologists, according to a new international study. Flesh-and-blood...

The Week in Internet News: The FBI Has Fewer Unopened Encrypted Devices Than Reported
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Blockchain 29 May 2018

The Week in Internet News: The FBI Has Fewer Unopened Encrypted Devices Than Reported

Going dark with encryption: The U.S. FBI, for years now, has complained about its inability to access encrypted information...

The Week in Internet News: Email Encryption Has Efail Moment
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Blockchain 21 May 2018

The Week in Internet News: Email Encryption Has Efail Moment

Encryption fails: A couple of stories in the news this past week demonstrated problems with encryption, or at least,...

The Week in Internet News: Artificial Intelligence Heads to the Final Frontier
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Blockchain 14 May 2018

The Week in Internet News: Artificial Intelligence Heads to the Final Frontier

Coming to a space station near you: Artificial intelligence is going to space – maybe not a space station,...

The Week in Internet News: Criminal Cryptocurrency Miners Target IoT
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Blockchain 7 May 2018

The Week in Internet News: Criminal Cryptocurrency Miners Target IoT

Cryptomining the IoT: Cryptocurrency mining has caused a run on high-powered graphics cards, but criminal groups are looking for...

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