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Dec 27 2017   9:21PM GMT

The 2017 Word of the Year is Blockchain!

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Blockchain is a type of distributed ledger for maintaining a permanent and tamper-proof record of transactional data. Continued…

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“I predict that Blockchain will prove to be the architecture for machine-to-machine (M2M) transactions and allow a surprisingly diverse number of internet-connected devices to exchange currency autonomously, as well as data.” – Margaret Rouse

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