Tags: Hyperledger

Blockchain for Good Hackathon, September 30 and October 1

When is it on? The Blockchain for Good Hackathon takes place Saturday, 30 September and Sunday, 1 October. Full agenda can be found here. How many years has it been going? This is the inaugural event. What exciting things can people look forward to for the 2017 version? Participating developers...
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The Hyperledger Project is a collaborative open source development effort built on the goal of advancing blockchain technologies.

Blockchain Technology Is Changing How Business Is Done

This article was sponsored by IBM and written by Linux.com. Blockchain technology is changing the way businesses record and monitor data transactions. It provides a decentralized, immutable ledger, or record of transactions, that effectively verifies the integrity of data in that ledger. The...
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life saver
After Adobe announced its end-of-life schedule for the Flash Player, fans draft a petition on GitHub to save the Internet-rich application/browser plugin. Is open source the lifeboat that Flash needs?

This Week in Open Source: Microsoft's Open Source Lovefest, Adobe Flash Looks for Open Source Lifeboat & More

This week in Linux and open source, Microsoft's new CNCF membership represents the company's ongoing love for open source, Adobe Flash is the subject of enthusiast rescue mission, and much more 1) Microsoft continues its Linux lovefest with new CNCF membership. Microsoft Further Pledges Linux...
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Fabric 1.0: Hyperledger Releases First Production-Ready Blockchain Software

Open-source software isn't so much built, it grows. And today, the open-source blockchain consortium Hyperledger has announced that its first production-ready solution for building applications, Fabric, has finished that process. But even before the formal release of Fabric 1.0 today, hundreds of...
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The four major accounting firms are becoming blockchain power players. Deloitte joined The Linux Foundation's Hyperledger project in May 2017.

This Week in Open Source: 'Big 4' Accounting Firms Experiment With Blockchain, Oracle Releases 3 OSS Tools & More

This week in Linux and open source, the 'Big 4" accounting firms are becoming power players in blockchain, Oracle expands open source container efforts, and more in this weekly digest! 1) The four largest accounting firms in the world are active members of the blockchain revolution-- Including...
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Hyperledger Fabric Blockchain Publishes Software Release Candidate

The developers behind the open-source Hyperledger Fabric blockchain project have issued the software's official release candidate. Announced yesterday via the project's public mailing list, the release effectively moves the software, one of several separate enterprise distributed ledger code bases...
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Hyperledger insurance
The insurance sector is catching up to the distributed ledger trend with pilot solution built by Hyperledger and IBM, among others.

This Week in Open Source: Insurance Market & Blockchain, Cloud Foundry is Ubiquitous in the Enterprise & More

This week in open source, blockchain technology, like that of Hyperledger, is being adopted by the insurance market, Cloud Foundry continues its steady incline of adoption, and more! 1) Blockchain tech like Hyperledger "is making inroads into the insurance sector." Insurance Industry Making the...
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Hyperledger Sawtooth Graduates to Active Status

We’re happy to share that Hyperledger’s Technical Steering Committee (TSC) has granted the Hyperledger Sawtoothmaintainer’s request to advance the project’s status from Incubation to Active. Hyperledger Iroha also graduated today. Hyperledger Sawtooth was accepted under incubation in April 2016....
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Snowden open source
Infamous government hacker, Edward Snowden, spoke at Open Stack Summit Boston about his technology proclivities -- and how proprietary software doesn't make the cut.

This Week in Open Source News: Edward Snowden Loves Open Source, New Linux Foundation Networking Project Formed & More

This week in Linux and OSS news, Edward Snowden explains why he thinks proprietary software is very risky, SNAS.io Project joins The Linux Foundation, & more! Read on to stay in the open source know! 1) The infamous United States NSA hacker, Edward Snowden, was interviewed via remote video at...
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Cloud Foundry certification
Cloud Foundry has partnered with the Linux Foundation to deliver its new certification program through an eLearning infrastructure.

This Week in Open Source News: Cloud Foundry Launches Certification Program, Google Creates Home For Open Source & More

This week in open source and Linux news, Cloud Foundry releases its new certification program for developers, Google creates a new home-base for its open source initiatives, and more! Read on to stay in the open source loop! 1) Cloud Foundry launches “the world’s largest cloud-native developer...
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