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Blockchain will do for transactions what the internet did for information. This collection features a selection of stories about the subject.
DeepMind’s New Blockchain-Style System Will Track Health-Care Records
By logging how every piece of patient data is used, the company hopes to leave behind an indelible audit trail.
March 9, 2017
Congress Takes Blockchain 101
The heads of the Congressional Blockchain Caucus want their colleagues to know the technology has many uses besides currency.
March 15, 2017
The World’s Largest Shipping Company Trials Blockchain to Track Cargo
What links flowers, mandarin oranges, and pineapples? They’re all neatly recorded on Maersk’s new digital shipping ledger.
March 6, 2017
Why Bitcoin’s $1,000 Value Doesn’t Matter
The cryptocurrency has reached a three-year high, but it’s no cause for celebration.
January 3, 2017
Web Pioneer Tries to Incubate a Second Digital Revolution
Twenty years ago, Brian Behlendorf helped kick-start the Web—now he’s betting the technology behind Bitcoin can make the world fairer.
November 1, 2016