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Department Of Homeland Security Seeks To Understand Blockchain Tech

The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is launching a program where they are exploring ways to understand the blockchain technology better. They do this within their Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) of the department’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. The DHS is currently accepting research proposals from small businesses in 13 different topic areas, including the “Applicability ... Read More »

We love the blockchain, not the bitcoin the currency

Bitcoin was the first decentralized peer-to-peer payment network. A pandora’s box was opened and now the Bitcoin Blockchain, has inspired similar innovation in this space. Multinational banks have expressed avid interest in blockchain technology, evident from press releases, start ups, incubators and accelerators funded by them. What they want is “a cryptographically verifiable settlement and clearing systems that are globally ... Read More »

The Blockchain Magic: Φ Free Anonymous Internet

Update 12.10.15: Source code is now available for download at this link. Note:  Source files are still not available for review at this time, according to the system developer “To avoid Alt-coining, source code will be published after its user number reaches 1000”.  so proceed with caution if you want to test this system and use sandbox. Introduction post about ... Read More »

BlockSign: Sign and Verify Documents Using Blockchain

What is BlockSign?          BlockSign is a platform which runs on the Blockchain that cryptographically signs documents and timestamps them allowing them to be later verified on the internet How does it work? BlockSign is a web application from the user’s perception as the upload their document add their signature which is their name, email address and time/date of the signature ... Read More »

Introduction To Sidechains and Blockchain 2.0

Sidechains is a new concept that could help push Bitcoin forward and expand its functionalities. Firstly we’d like to address what is the Blockchain? A blockchain is a transaction database which is shared by all nodes in the Bitcoin system.All transactions since the creation of Bitcoin are documented on the Blockchain. Sidechains are built on top of the original Blockchain ... Read More »

Can Bitcoin’s Technology Change The Way We Vote?

The concept of bitcoin as a currency is on trajectory to revolutionize the finance, banking and payment industries by shifting power back to the people, whose trust is placed in verifiable open-source code, rather than possibly corruptible humans with ulterior motives. And the main technology behind bitcoin – the blockchain – is set to forever shift the political paradigm in ... Read More »