Saturday, August 26, 2017

The Power The Atomic Nucleus Harnessed For Stock Trades

Blockchain 'Atomic Ledger' Experiment Records 20 Million Timestamped Stock Trades

A group of researchers from the National Physical Laboratory, the Toronto Stock Exchange (TMX), and UK-based consultancy Z/Yen have brought atomic clock timestamp precision to stock market trading over a blockchain-style database. The "Atomic Ledger" project recorded over 20 million transactions, with Co-ordinated Universal Time (UTC) generated from atomic clocks, from three hours of trading to…