iExec RLC

RLC is the native cryptocurrency of iExec, a decentralized computing platform built on the Ethereum blockchain that allows users to make money on their spare computing power by renting it out to others. This computing power can be used to power decentralized applications, run off-chain computations or perform a range of other functions. RLC price […]

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D-Wave and NEC Partner to Create ‘Hybrid’ Quantum Applications – CoinDesk

British Columbia-based quantum computing company D-Wave Systems is teaming with NEC, the storied maker of massive supercomputers. The partnership, announced Wednesday, would merge D-Wave’s quantum offering with NEC’s classical computing environments. NEC will also invest $10 million in the company and sell the D-Wave Leap quantum computing service alongside its traditional services. “Japan is the […]

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Distributed System Architecture: Blockchain’s Revolutionary P2P Network

When setting up a distributed computing network, there are different types of distributed system architecture that may be deployed. In this article, we take a deeper look at the types of distributed system architecture, with a specific focus on the peer-to-peer distributed system architecture of blockchain. Types of Distributed System Architecture Client-Server Model Applications like […]

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What Is Distributed Computing? Examining Blockchain’s Backbone

Distributed computing is one of the fundamental computing principles that drives blockchain. But what exactly is distributed computing? Many people now have a basic understanding of a blockchain as a network of computers verifying transactions. However, for anyone interested in digging a little deeper, wondering how key encryption works, or finding out about distributed computing […]

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