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An Overview of Cryptocurrency Consensus Algorithms

As explained by TechTarget, “A consensus algorithm is a process in computer science used to achieve agreement on a single data value among distributed processes or systems. Consensus algorithms are designed to achieve reliability in a network involving multiple unreliable nodes. Solving that issue...
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The Linux Foundation has announced the Akraino Edge Stack project to support high-availability cloud services optimized for edge computing systems and applications.

This Week in Open Source: Containers Could Bring Linux Apps to Chrome, New Network Edge Project Via Linux Foundation

This week in open source news, a new project from The Linux Foundation has been announced to create an open source software stack for network edge & much more! Read on for the top Linux and open source news of the week: This move "could make Chrome OS a more powerful tool for developers and...
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While some companies are looking at blockchain’s future impact, the technology is changing our world right now.

Blockchain Technology: From Davos to Daily Life, Its Impact is Here

Headlines frequently herald how blockchain technology will revolutionize financial services markets, but blockchain will also have a transformative impact on everything from the food industry to healthcare. While some companies are looking at blockchain’s future impact, the technology is changing...
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The Automotive Grade Linux Project is at CES2018 Tuesday-Friday.

This Week in Open Source News: CES 2018 Advances Crucial Tech Conversations Yet Again

This week in open source news, the Consumer Electronics Show has us looking forward to connected cars and smart cities. Read on to learn how AGL is helping steer the course.  1) Automotive Grade Linux (AGL,) a Linux Foundation Project, makes a splash at CES 2018. Here’s every company developing...
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Blockchains Are Poised to End the Password Era

Blockchain technology can eliminate the need for companies and other organizations to maintain centralized repositories of identifying information, and users can gain permanent control over who can access their data (hence “self-sovereign”), says Drummond Reed, chief trust officer at Evernym, a...
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5 Ways Blockchain Can Accelerate Open Organizations

Blockchain makes running an organization less costly. In the process, it introduces revolutionary degrees of transparency, inclusivity, and adaptability. In an effort to not only understand blockchain itself, but also to discover the ways adopting it could change our approach to organizing today, I...
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Beyond Bitcoin: Oracle, IBM Prepare Blockchains for Industrial Use

There’s been a lot of talk recently about blockchains beyond its original use for supporting Bitcoin. Earlier this year, we covered a session in London where the takeaway from the panel was there are too many problems to be solved. But that was in February, and a lot has changed since then. Judging...
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Ledger Systems Today Are Siloed and Disconnected. Hyperledger Quilt Wants to Solve That

Hyperledger Quilt started over a year ago and is a Java implementation of the Interledger protocol. We talked with Adrian Hope-Bailie, Standards Officer at Ripple and Maintainer of Hyperledger Quilt about the problem this project wants to solve, its benefits, limitations and more. JAXenter: What...
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Hyperledger Member Summit

Hyperledger ​Member ​Summit ​is ​the ​premier ​event ​of ​the ​year ​for ​our ​community, ​bringing ​all ​our ​stakeholders ​together ​face-to-face ​to ​learn ​and ​collaborate ​with ​each ​other, ​across ​both ​technical ​and ​business ​topics. Learn more
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Blockchain and the Web Are Coming Together, Says Berners-Lee

Sir Tim Berners-Lee is a famous computer scientist and academic who invented the World Wide Web in 1989—so when he talks about new technologies it’s worth paying attention. Today, one of the topics on his mind is blockchain, a revolutionary way of creating permanent, tamper-proof records across a...
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