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Blockchain has changed the way the world transacts, bringing additional security to the process of moving information. With Google Cloud recently launching a blockchain toolkit, and the JPEG committee looking to apply blockchain to image sharing, this is a key moment in it’s growth. Find out the latest news and developments in the world of Blockchain on Packt Hub.

Is Blockchain a failing trend or can it build a better...

In 2018, Blockchain and cryptocurrency exploded across tech. We spoke to Packt author Harish Garg on what they see as the future of Blockchain...

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Liquid Network launched – World’s first production-ready Bitcoin sidechain

Blockstream, a Blockchain-based solution startup, has launched a new Blockchain service called Liquid Network. The Liquid Network is an implementation of an advanced technology...

IBM launches blockchain-backed Food Trust network which aims to provide greater...

Food supply chains have become a contentious topic in recent years, with question marks over standards, safety and the environmental impact of modern farming...

OpenZeppelin 2.0 RC 1, a framework for writing secure smart contracts...

After concluding the release cycle of version 1.0 last month, OpenZeppelin marked the start of another release cycle by launching OpenZeppelin 2.0 RC 1...

IBM Files Patent for “Managing a Database Management System using a...

IBM has added yet another to achievement to its kitty by receiving a patent application grant for "Managing a Database Management System using a...

Vitalik Buterin’s new consensus algorithm to make Ethereum 99% fault tolerant

Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of blockchain platform Ethereum, posted a paper on a new kind of consensus algorithm last week. This algorithm requires only 1%...

JPEG committee wants to apply blockchain to image sharing

The Joint Photographic Experts Group (JPEG) had their 78th quarterly meeting earlier this year between January and February. There was a press release afterward...

Microsoft Azure’s new governance DApp: An enterprise blockchain without mining

Microsoft Azure has just released a Blockchain-as-a-Service product that uses Ethereum to support blockchain with a set of templates to deploy and configure your...

Google Cloud Launches Blockchain Toolkit to help developers build apps easily

Google Cloud launched new Blockchain tools for developers on Monday, as a result of a collaboration with a DLT (distributed ledger technology) startup to...

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