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.
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.
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.