5 ways blockchain is the new business collaboration tool

While blockchain may have cut its teeth on the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, the distributed electronic ledger technology is quickly making inroads across a variety of industries.

That’s mainly because of its innate security and its potential for improving systems  operations all while reducing costs and creating new revenue streams.

David Schatsky, a managing director at consultancy Deloitte LLP, believes blockchain’s diversity speaks to its versatility in addressing business needs, but “the impact that blockchain will have on businesses in various industries is not yet fully understood.”

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Google’s latest beta hints at what should be a key Android P feature

I don’t know about you, but oftentimes, I find the headlining features of a new OS release have less impact on my day-to-day life than the random little touches.

I’m talking about the easily overlooked additions that might not even be mentioned in an official announcement and might go completely unnoticed if you didn’t happen to stumble onto them. They tend to be out-of-the-way shortcuts or subtle enhancements to the user experience. And they tend to have the potential make your life just a teensy bit easier — in some small but meaningful way.

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Apple is not as good as its bottom line

How can I say Apple is in trouble when it’s selling 10 iPhones per second? This is a company that just recorded quarterly revenue of $88.3 billion, an increase of 13% from a year earlier and an all-time record. That led to a whopping quarterly profit of $20.1 billion. So how can I diss success like that? Easily. Apple has fundamental problems that could stop those billions from rolling in.

For starters, sales of Apple’s top-of-the-line smartphone, the iPhone X, have been lagging. KGI Securities‘ Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, a.k.a. “The Most Accurate Apple Analyst in the World,” believes Apple will kill off its $1,000 phone because of weaker-than-expected sales.

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