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(4.10.17) Enterprise Times: Music societies turn to blockchain

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Three of the leading music societies in the world are investigating the implications of blockchain on music rights. The societies are looking to improve copyright and the tracking of music usage by third-parties. This will deliver a more accurate record of what is used/played in real-time. It will also be used to track when music is delivered across new music formats. The expectation is that this will increase the revenue for everyone involved in making music.

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(4.10.17) IT Jungle: Blockchain: A Link In Your Long Term IBM i Plan

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In general, the IBM i community gets derogatorily tagged with having minimal tolerance for risk. Having little appetite for risk isn’t such a bad thing when the failure rate for implementing a new technology – namely blockchain – in a business environment falls just short of a sure bet. Gartner predicts that 90 percent of the enterprise blockchain projects launched in 2016 and the first half of 2017 will crash and burn within two years.

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