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Cardano Blockchain Founder Charles Hoskinson Confirms that IOHK has Joined Hyperledger and W3C Initiatives

IOHK (Input/Output Hong Kong), a research and development (R&D) firm focused on bringing innovation via blockchain and cryptocurrencies, has confirmed that it will be joining the Hyperledger initiative and W3C. Hyperledger is an open-source project focused on blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) development. It… Read More

Accenture and Fujitsu Announce Launch of HyperLedger Cactus, an Open-Source Blockchain Integration Framework

  Michael Klein, the Blockchain and Multiparty Systems Architecture Lead at Accenture and Hart Montgomery from Fujitsu Laboratories announced on May 13, 2020, the launch of an open-source blockchain integration framework. The distributed ledger technology (DLT) framework has been developed with the help of Fortune 500… Read More

Hedera Hashraph CEO Mance Harmon Explains the Role of Governing Council Members

Hedera Hashgraph, a decentralized public network where “anyone can carve out a piece of cyberspace to transact, play, and socialize in a secure, trusted environment,” may offer “Consensus-as-a-Service” for blockchains or distributed ledger technology (DLT) networks. Hedera is a leading provider of enterprise-grade DLT solutions…. Read More

Hyperledger Foundation Introduces Second Software Release of its Open-Source DLT Platform, Hyperledger Fabric

The Hyperledger Foundation has introduced the second software release of its open-source distributed ledger technology (DLT) platform, known as Hyperledger Fabric. The software has a wide range of potential applications but mainly focuses on enterprise blockchain development for large businesses. The foundation’s second release comes… Read More

KoreConX, a Permissioned Digital Securities Platform, Launches “Infrastructure of Trust”

KoreConX has launched the “Infrastructure of Trust” for the global private capital markets. According to KoreConX, the Infrastructure of Trust empowers participants such as private companies, investors, broker-dealers, secondary market operators, lawyers, investor relations firms, transfer agents, share registry, regulators, and many others to conduct… Read More

Ownera Digital Securities API Plans Launch in Partnership with Amazon

Ownera, an emerging digital securities network for the issuance of blockchain-based securities, says it will be releasing its “Digital Securities API” utilizing the Amazon Managed Blockchain service running HyperLedger Fabric. A recent research report noted that Hyperledger Fabric appears to be the clear winner for… Read More

Russia’s Largest Bank Sberbank Purchases $15 Million in Debt via HyperLedger Blockchain

Russia’s largest financial institution Sberbank has reportedly purchased around $15 million worth of accounts receivable from Trafigura, a Singaporean commodity trading firm that leverages blockchain technology. The pilot transaction was conducted on the Hyperledger Fabric platform, according to a representative from Sberbank. The blockchain-based purchase… Read More

Hyperledger Announces 11 New Members

Hyperledger, an open-source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies, announced on Wednesday it has welcomed 11 new members to its enterprise blockchain community. Hyperledger reported that the announcement comes as its members from around the globe are meeting in Tokyo, Japan, at the… Read More

New York Times Trialing “Blockchain” to Combat Photo Doctoring in Fake News

The New York Times’ Research & Development team is trialing IBM’s Hyperledger Fabric permissioned DLT (distributed ledger technology) system to help ensure the progeny of photographs distributed across digital platforms, where the risks of fake news and photo doctoring are manifold. “The New York Times… Read More

Legaltech Monax Uses Blockchain to Help SMEs, Targets Real Estate Industry & More

Monax is a blockchain based platform that seeks to lead the sector regarding “digital legal infrastructure.” While finance may be the immediate focus for much of the blockchain industry, other early-stage firms are using the tech to improve a diverse sector of businesses. Edinburgh-based Monax… Read More

Hyperledger Launches Fourth Active Project Hyperledger Iroha 1.0

Hyperledger, an open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies, announced on Monday the general availability of Hyperledger Iroha 1.0, which is the fourth active Hyperledger project to reach 1.0, following Hyperledger Fabric, Hyperledger Sawtooth and Hyperledger Indy. According to Hyperledger, Iroha is a… Read More

Entrex and IBM Partner on “Opportunity Zone” Trading Platform to Bring Capital to Developing Parts of US

Entrex Capital Market has announced that it has created, “a nationwide capital market system that helps investors and advisors find, research, track, manage and trade securities of private companies and funds within opportunity zones.” The release from Entrex states that their new program could help drive… Read More

Distributed Banking Ledger: Fincross Preps Launch of Blockchain based Investment Bank

Recently, it was announced that Fincross International will be the lead sponsor for the upcoming Security Token Summit taking place in LA this spring – as well as CIS. A relatively new company, Fincross is described as “a next-generation digital investment bank.” The digital investment bank… Read More

Juncker Plan: €360 Million Investment for Spanish SMEs will Use Hyperledger Blockchain Tech

The European Commission (EC) recently announced a European investment plan designed to boost access to capital to Spanish SMEs and “midcap investment projects.” The plan is for the European Investment Bank Group and BBVA to provide €360 million for these smaller businesses. A €60 million “synthetic… Read More

Hyperledger Adds Alibaba Cloud, Citi, Deutsche Telekom, we.trade, & 12 more New Members to Project

Hyperledger, an open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies, announced on Wednesday that Alibaba Cloud, Citi, Deutsche Telekom, we.trade and 12 more organizations have joined the project. This news came during day one of the inaugural Hyperledger Global Forum, which took place in Basel,… Read More

KoreConX Announces Compliant Security Token Protocol

KoreConX, a platform to manage businesses capital market activity and stakeholder communications, has announced the “KoreToken Protocol” for securities tokens that said to be fully compliant throughout the lifecycle of the security. Recognizing the market has not established a protocol that caters to the life… Read More

India’s Kerala District Trying Several Types of Industry Blockchain

The Kerala Development and Innovation Strategic Council (K-DISC), an advisory board tasked with finding technological ways to enhance the economy in the southwestern coastal Indian state Karala, has undertaken two blockchain initiatives to streamline operation in food distribution and farm insurance, Business Standard reports. The… Read More

IBM’s Microfinance Blockchain in Kenya Tests the Viability of Hyperledger

The Senior Vice President in charge of Platforms & Blockchain at IBM, Bridget van Kralingen, gave an inspiring talk in mid-May at the giant Consensus cryptocurrency and blockchain conference in New York. She said she’d long held a dream making micro-finance more available in the… Read More

Japan Net Bank & Tech Bureau to Initiate POC Project to Evaluate Mijin and Hyperledger: Going Paperless

Fintech and cryptocurrency solutions company Tech Bureau noted that that Japan’s first online bank, Japan Net Bank, Limited is testing blockchain technology integrations using mijin and Hyperledger and has initiated a proof-of-concept project to evaluate to utilize the cryptocurrencies for paperless contract administration, scheduled to be… Read More

Global Debt Registry Demos Blockchain Proof of Concept

Global Debt Registry (GDR), an “asset certainty company”, has developed a “collateral pledge registry”, using Hyperledger Fabric, one of the Hyperledger Blockchain framework implementations hosted by The Linux Foundation. GDR is a Fintech company that provides solutions for institutional investors and warehouse lenders in the credit… Read More

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