‘The’ Blockchain Vs. ‘A’ Blockchain: Setting the Record Straight

‘The’ Blockchain Vs. ‘A’ Blockchain: Setting the Record Straight

Incumbent businesses focus on blockchains because they see an opportunity to usurp Bitcoin without being disrupted. Meanwhile, Bitcoin remains years ahead as the most secure and immutable blockchain of them all. Blockchain is Just One Component. Nearly everyone, from big banks to national governments, has experimented with blockchains in the past year or....

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