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Dash is up and Bitcoin is down. U.S. Nasdaq Market Technology and Switzerland’s SIX Securities Services are exploring digital ledger technologies for stock market trades. IBM and Microsoft have introduced blockchain platforms. But despite the growing buzz about crypto-technologies, most consumers remain puzzled by what it all means. Dragan Boscovic, an Arizona State University computer science professor and director of the Blockchain Research Lab, provides some answers.

 
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