Bitcoin, Blockchain Splits and What It Means for Business
Blockchain was one of the technologies to break through in 2017. The distributed, consensus-dependent ledger technology is really just a new form of database – but due to its trustless and encrypted nature, one which could potentially revolutionize many aspects of finance and business. Virtual currency Bitcoin is undoubtedly the most visible implementation of the technology right now – its rapid growth in value has made it attractive to speculative investors but businesses are increasingly accepting it for goods and services.
From our very good friends over at forbes.com