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Opinion: 4 blockchain companies that could change everything from accounting to money transfers

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Don Tapscott and his son Alex Tapscott have published an article on MarketWatch. The article begins:

The first generation of the digital revolution brought us the Internet of information. The second generation — powered by blockchain technology — is bringing us the Internet of value: a new platform to reshape the world of business and transform the old order of human affairs for the better.

Blockchain is a vast, global distributed ledger or database running on millions of devices and open to anyone, where not just information but anything of value — money, but also titles, deeds, identities, even votes — can be moved, stored and managed securely and privately. Trust is established through mass collaboration and clever code rather than by powerful intermediaries like governments and banks.

Read the article on MarketWatch.

Author: Amie Colquhoun

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