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What is a Distributed Ledger?

Ledgers, the foundation of accounting, are as ancient as writing and money. Their medium has been clay, wooden tally sticks (that were a fire hazard), stone, papyrus and paper. Once computers became normalized in the 1980s and '90s, paper records were digitized, often by manual data entry.


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Consumers Can Now Trade Gold on a Distributed Ledger

Symbiont, a distributed ledger provider, has partnered with Orebits Corp. to offer digitized shares of unrefined gold. Orebits clients can electronically trade smart certificates backed by gold reserves, according to a statement released on Wednesday.


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IBM Goes Live With First Commercial Blockchains

Previously released in beta and scheduled for official release today, the offering – dubbed "IBM Blockchain" – is formally debuting in front of a group of 20,000 developers at the Interconnect conference. There, its first two major deployments will also be detailed.


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Blockchain Tracker: Hybrid, Private And Public Blockchain’s Impact On The Finance Industry

Any industry dealing with sensitive information is subject to potential breaches. With practically every industry in the world having finance intertwined in it for survival, financial records may be one of the most vulnerable areas for virtual break-ins. As such, there will likely always be some form of a well-manicured security system in place.


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Blockchain impact timeline speeds up, massive cost savings forecast

Uptake of distributed ledgers will remove $110 billion in costs for the global financial services industry over the next three years as the technology is applied to critical 'pain points' across seven legitimate use cases, according to an analysis by McKinsey.