Tags: The Hyperledger Project

Meet Hyperledger: An “Umbrella” for Open Source Blockchain & Smart Contract Technologies

It’s hard to believe I’ve been working at The Linux Foundation on Hyperledger for four months already. I’ve been blown away by the amount of interest and support the project has received since the beginning of the year. As things really start to take off, I think it’s important to take a step back...
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Why Blockchain Matters

If your familiarity with Bitcoin and Blockchain is limited to having heard about the trial of Silk Road’s Ross Ulbricht, you can be forgiven -- but your knowledge is out of date. Today, Bitcoin and especially Blockchain are moving into the mainstream, with governments and financial institutions ...
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Can IBM Really Make a Business Out of Blockchain?

On Tuesday, IBM announced the formal launch of a so-called “Bluemix Garage” in New York, where developers can experiment with financial-tech software and explore new forms of blockchain innovation.  According to Jerry Cuomo, vice president of blockchain and cloud at IBM, the plan will succeed...
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Intel Chips in with Blockchain Code for Hyperledger

The Linux Foundation's Hyperledger Project has another big name on board: Intel. The project was announced in December, but got its first serious impetus back in February when IBM slung its blockchain code into the effort. During this month, the project has coalesced further, and is on the prowl...
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This Week in Linux News: Apache Foundation Founder Becomes Hyperledger Executive Director, Linux 4.6 Has Arrived, & More

1) Brian Behlendorf, developer of Apache web-server software, announced as the Hyperledger Project's new executive director. Internet Heavyweight Joins Open-Source Blockchain Consortium- Bloomberg greg-khz.jpg Senior Linux kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman supervised the major...
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Internet Heavyweight Joins Open-Source Blockchain Consortium

The Hyperledger Project, the developer of blockchain software that’s backed by IBM, Wells Fargo & Co. and other titans of technology and finance, has a new leader. The group has hired Brian Behlendorf, 43, as executive director, according to a statement Thursday. He was a key developer of ...
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