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New Alternative to Bitcoin Uses Negligible Energy

New Alternative to Bitcoin Uses Negligible Energy

In a new study by the Federal Polytechnic School of Lausanne in Switzerland, scientists suggest simpler, faster, and less energy-intensive "consensusless" algorithms that generate just a few grams of carbon dioxide per transaction as an alternative to the Bitcoin protocol.

Read more at IEEE Spectrum

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Public Integrity Auditing for Cloud Storage based on Consortium Blockchain

Public Integrity Auditing for Cloud Storage Based on Consortium Blockchain

A consortium blockchain scheme is explored as a solution for public integrity verification for cloud storage. This model intends to reach three goals: correctness, efficiency, and accountable traceability. Performance evaluations show that the proposed scheme can alleviate burden on data owners.

Read more in the IEEE ComSoc Technical Committees Newsletter

Technology Spotlight

What’s Happening in Blockchain?

What’s Happening in Blockchain?

Blockchain's secure distributed ledger technology is already impacting a number of industries, growing far beyond digital currencies. Learn about recent developments that have been made in the fields of supply chain, healthcare, the Internet of Things (IoT), and energy.

Read more at IEEE Innovation at Work