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What does Google’s BigQuery platform mean for crypto?

The power of Google is something that cannot be underestimated, so when the internet giant makes moves into the world of cryptocurrency, CFD traders, forex speculators and anyone interested in crypto will sit up and take notice. However, Google is also known as one of the largest data-collecting entities
in the world, so the privacy-conscious atmosphere that surrounds the crypto sector might seem an unlikely area of operations for the company whose reputation is built on the microanalysis of information. Continue reading What does Google’s BigQuery platform mean for crypto?

Blockchain Attacks and the Fight for Immutability

The Ethereum Classic blockchain was the victim of a 51% attack (often called a majority or Sybil attack) on January 5, 2019 that reorganized portions of the blockchain and allowed the attackers to double-spend 219,500 ETC ($1.1 million). As a result of this attack, and similar majority attacks over the past year, the concept of immutability within blockchain technology has been revealed to be a potentially costly oversimplification. If determined foes can
alter a blockchain, even temporarily, then many blockchain systems may be more fragile than is commonly perceived. These attacks show that protecting the permanence of data on the blockchain cannot be assumed, but instead is an evolving challenge and an important consideration for those who design, manage, participate in and rely upon blockchain networks for their businesses. Continue reading Blockchain Attacks and the Fight for Immutability

NEO DevCon Event Previews NEO Blockchain 3.0, And Advocates For Microsoft’s .NET Framework Developers

Amidst the bearish Bitcoin trends and the naysayers, one cryptocurrency named after a movie by the Wachowskis, seems to be impervious to market trends… and is currently hiring. Continue reading NEO DevCon Event Previews NEO Blockchain 3.0, And Advocates For Microsoft’s .NET Framework Developers