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23 May 2017 4 Ways Blockchain Is The New Business Collaboration Tool [63683]
ComputerWorld, May 23rd 2017

"Smart contracts, healthcare data-sharing and microgrids are all taking advantage of the technology

While blockchain may have cut its teeth on the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, the distributed electronic ledger technology is quickly making inroads across a variety of industries.

That's mainly because of its innate security and its potential for improving systems operations all while reducing costs and creating new revenue streams.

David Schatsky, a managing director at consultancy Deloitte LLP, believes blockchain's diversity speaks to its versatility in addressing business needs, but "the impact that blockchain will have on businesses in various industries is not yet fully understood."

This year, blockchain technology is expected to become a key business focus for many industries, according to a Deloitte survey conducted late last year..."
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21 May 2017 Three Services That Aim To Create Bitcoin Professionals And Experts [63686], May 21st 2017

"Bitcoin can be a very technical subject, and oftentimes people have to find various resources online to educate themselves. However, there are a few organizations that instruct cryptocurrency enthusiasts through training and curriculum in order to edify the growing field of bitcoin professionals...

As the bitcoin economy grows, there are many people looking to learn about the bitcoin protocol and the growing cryptocurrency ecosystem. A leading-edge network of professionals that understand the technology is needed to bolster the innovative technology into the future. In 2017, there are few ways an individual can become a certified bitcoin professional to advance their knowledge and careers..."
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20 May 2017 Bitcoin Is A Speculative Asset, Not A Currency, Says Economics Professor [63684]
CryptoCoinsNews, May 20th 2017

"Jeffrey Dorfman, an economics professor at the University of Georgia, sees bitcoin as an asset rather than a currency. Writing in Forbes that value of the cryptocurrency increased 140% in 2016 and 49% in the past month, Dorfman maintains the swings in either an upward or downward direction do not make bitcoin a plausible currency as much as a speculative asset.

Bitcoin does not make a good currency for two key reasons: its unstable value and its slow transaction time..."
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21 May 2017 Bitcoin Networking: The Bar at Level 25 at the Conrad [63611]
Thursday, June 1st, 2017: 6:00 PM to ...

The Bar at Level 25 - Miami

It is the first Thursday of the month. Join us on the 25th floor of the Conrad Miami Hotel at The Bar at Level 25 to talk Bitcoin and all things money and digital currencies. As always, we expect a wide variety of developers and professionals of all types to attend. Stop by to network and learn everything you have wanted to know about Bitcoin and digital currencies in a casual, networking format.

These events are a great opportunity to meet and network with fellow Bitcoin enthusiasts. Event starts at 6 p.m. and has no fixed end time. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Chris DeRose, Adrian Childers, Charles Evans, Gianni D'Alerta, Ryan Brewer
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21 May 2017 Top Ten Articles for last few Issues [63403]
Vol 231 Issues 1 and 2 ; Vol 230 Issues 1, 2, 3 and 4; Vol 229 Issues 4 and 5

We track how frequently each article is viewed on the web site to determine which the readers consider the most important. For last week, the top 10 articles were:

  • 15 Of The Highest Paying Jobs In IT
  • Is Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software Dead?
  • Ten Project Management Myths
  • Microsoft To Add Support For Suse, Fedora Bash Shells To Windows 10
  • 3 Simple Steps For Expanding Your Knowledge Of Cloud Security
  • Netbeans vs. Eclipse: Comparing Two Java IDEs
  • Vendors Approve Of NIST Password Draft
  • Email, Email, In The Cloud
  • 5 Choices You Will Regret Forever
  • Your Instance Management Tool Checklist

The longer version of this article has list of top ten articles for the last 8 weeks.
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