Blockchain Will Be Most In-Demand Hard Skill in 2020: LinkedIn

Blockchain Will Be Most In-Demand Hard Skill in 2020: LinkedIn

Blockchain will be the most in-demand hard skill in 2020, according to a new study by the educational subsidiary of professional social network LinkedIn. Blockchain will be the most in-demand hard skill in 2020, according to a new study by the educational subsidiary of professional social network LinkedIn.A newcomer to LinkedIn’s annual list of top-demanded hard skills, blockchain now tops the list of the most-needed skills in 2020, according to a LinkedIn Learning blog…

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IBM Says It’s Open to Working With Facebook on Libra Crypto

IBM Says It’s Open to Working With Facebook on Libra Crypto

“Our clients are ready to work with” Facebook on Libra, said IBM’s general manager of blockchain services Jason Kelley. Technology behemoth International Business Machines (IBM) is open to working with Facebook on its Libra stablecoin, CNBC reported on Sept. 23.IBM’s general manager of blockchain services Jason Kelley said that the company is looking to spur collaboration in the space, noting that “blockchain is a team sport.” He also highlighted the firm’s openness to the…

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Samsung’s Blockchain SSD Patent Could Disrupt Crypto Mining

Samsung’s Blockchain SSD Patent Could Disrupt Crypto Mining

Samsung’s entry into the crypto mining industry could disrupt the entire ecosystem if its latest patent comes to life. Electronics giant Samsung filed for a patent in May 2019 titled, “Programmable Blockchain Solid State Drive and Switch.” Even though few details are known about the newly designed system, a surge in patent applications filed by large corporations on blockchain is clearly visible.Related: Bank of America’s Blockchain Foray: Patent Trolling or Hedging Risks?Patent wars —…

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Seagate Moving Forward with Blockchain Pilot to Track Hard Drives

Seagate Moving Forward with Blockchain Pilot to Track Hard Drives

American tech giant Seagate has entered the pilot stage of its blockchain project designed to fight counterfeit hard drives. American tech giant Seagate has entered the pilot stage of its blockchain project designed to fight counterfeit hard disk drives (HDD), Forbes reported on July 30.This pilot is a part of the joint initiative Seagate and IBM launched last November. The project aims to help manufacturers, integrators and business partners to better authenticate the provenance…

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