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IBM Building Blockchain Ecosystem

IBM believes blockchain technology, with its capability to create an essentially immutable ledger of digital events, will alter the way whole industries conduct transactions. To make that happen, Big Blue asserts, requires a complete ecosystem of industry players working together. To that end, IBM...
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In a free webinar to be held Dec. 1 at 10 a.m. Pacific, guest speaker Dan O’Prey, CMO of Digital Asset Holdings, will provide an overview of blockchain technology and the Hyperledger Project at The Linux Foundation.

Free Linux Foundation Webinar on Hyperledger: Blockchain Technologies for Business

You may have heard about the world-changing potential of blockchains -- the technology behind cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum. But what are they exactly? And why are companies clamoring to use and develop blockchain technologies? “It’s not too outlandish to think that in five years...
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How the Blockchain Will Radically Transform the Economy

Say hello to the decentralized economy — the blockchain is about to change everything. In this lucid explainer of the complex (and confusing) technology, Bettina Warburg describes how the blockchain will eliminate the need for centralized institutions like banks or governments to facilitate trade,...
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The Linux Foundation's 2016 Guide to the Open Cloud lists top open source cloud projects and trends.

This Week in Open Source News: Open Cloud Report, No Dirty Cow Patch for Android, & More

This week in Linux and OSS news, The Linux Foundation's annual Guide to the Open Cloud lists top open source cloud projects​ and trends, no Dirty Cow bug patch for Android this month, and more! Stay informed and engaged in open source news with this weekly digest! 1) The Linux Foundation releases...
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Hyperledger Bids to Bridge Blockchain Divide in China Push

If blockchain is done right, borders will begin to disappear. Immutable, shared ledgers of transactions and goods could come to serve as a reminder that everything we grow, build, buy and sell comes from the same tiny planet. But this future is far from guaranteed, and the various blockchain...
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Move Over Bitcoin, The Blockchain Is Only Just Getting Started

It's easy to think we've reached peak Bitcoin, but the blockchain at the heart of cryptocurrencies contains the seeds of something revolutionary. The blockchain is a decentralised electronic ledger with duplicate copies on thousands of computers around the world. It cannot be altered...
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The Company of the Future

In the process of eating the world, software had traditional organizational structures for lunch. Analogies, methods and tactics that originated in the IT world have a major influence on general business thinking (as they should; the two are increasingly the same thing). Today, we talk about ‘new...
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Web Pioneer Tries to Incubate a Second Digital Revolution

Brian Behlendorf knows it’s a cliché for veteran technologists like himself to argue that society could be run much better if we just had the right software. He believes it anyway. “I’ve been as frustrated as anybody in technology about how broken the world seems,” he says. “Corruption or...
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Hyperledger Eyes Mobile Blockchain Apps With 'Iroha' Project

A blockchain project developed by several Japanese firms including by startup Soramitsu and IT giant Hitachi has been accepted into the Hyperledger blockchain initiative. Developed by Hyperledger member and blockchain startup Soramitsu, Iroha was first unveiled during a meeting of the project’s...
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3 Reasons Hyperledger Has Blockchain's Best Development Model

Zaki Manian is the founder of Skuchain, a startup seeking to bring cryptographic trust to the supply chain. In this opinion piece, Manian argues that Hyperledger offers the best development model for the permissioned blockchain industry, and that attempts to use public networks for business-to-...
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