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IBM Unveils Blockchain as a Service Based on Open Source Hyperledger Fabric Technology

IBM unveiled its “Blockchain as a Service” today, which is based on the open source Hyperledger Fabric, version 1.0 from The Linux Foundation. IBM Blockchain is a public cloud service that customers can use to build secure blockchain networks. The company introduced the idea last year, but this is...
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Danish Shipping Company Uses Blockchain in IBM Partnership

IBM and Danish shipping giant Maersk are using blockchain technology to digitise transactions in the global shipping industry. It is a huge market, with about 90% of the world’s trade carried by sea. The blockchain product that IBM and Maersk are developing could help to track and manage the paper...
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Chris Ferris OSLS
Good governance and a truly open and collaborative environment are crucial for blockchain tech, says Christopher Ferris, CTO of open technology at IBM and member of Hyperledger’s leadership, at Open Source Leadership Summit.

Why Open Collaboration Is Crucial for Blockchain Tech

The one-year-old Hyperledger Project has already come a long way in making the innovative blockchain technology used in Bitcoin a viable option for secure business transactions. That was the clear message from Christopher Ferris in his keynote at the Open Source Leadership Summit in February....
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Hyperledger Nears Release of Its First Production-Ready Blockchain

The Hyperledger project, a cross-industry open source blockchain group led by the Linux Foundation, plans to release its first production-ready distributed ledger code base by the end of the month, as projects involving the nascent technology begin to mature. Hyperledger Fabric is a type of...
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Jim Zemlin
Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin described how the role of the foundation is to create sustainable commercial ecosystems around open source projects in his talk at Open Source Leadership Summit 2017.

How The Linux Foundation is Advancing Next-Gen Internet Infrastructure

The breadth of the The Linux Foundation (affectionately known as The LF) is often overlooked due to its eponymous name. However, what may not be apparent to the layman is that The LF is providing a true foundation for the next generation of Internet infrastructure by cultivating the biggest shared...
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Linus Torvalds
News from this week's Open Source Leadership Summit included the publication of a new Linux Foundation ebook, Renesas joining CIP project, and more!

This Week in Open Source News: Linux Foundation Training Provides Crucial Team Education, Open Source Leadership Summit News & More

This week in Linux and open source news, John Shewchuk explains why training programs like that of The Linux Foundation are key to educating enterprise teams, many announcements from Open Source Leadership Summit in Lake Tahoe, and more! Keep reading to stay OSS-informed! 1) Journalist John...
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Blockchain: The Invisible Technology That's Changing the World

Blockchain isn't a household buzzword, like the cloud or the Internet of Things. It's not an in-your-face innovation you can see and touch as easily as a smartphone or a package from Amazon. But when it comes to our digital lives—every digital transaction; exchange of value, goods and services; or...
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This Week in Open Source News: OSS Leaders Oppose Immigration Ban, $800 Linux Laptop Announced & More

This week in open source and Linux news, open source industry leaders and executives have been vocally against President Trump's immigration ban, the newly-announced KDE laptop could cost you more than 1.3k, and more! Keep reading to stay on top of this busy news week.  open-source-immigration....
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AmEx Joins JPMorgan, IBM in Hyperledger Blockchain Effort

American Express Co. is elbowing its way into the crowded blockchain party. The biggest credit-card issuer by purchases has signed on to the Hyperledger Project, a industry group of more than 100 membersdeveloping blockchain technology for corporate use. The digital ledger known for underpinning ...
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Hitachi Increases Investment in Open Source With Linux Foundation Platinum Membership

We are thrilled to announce that Hitachi has become the latest Linux Foundation Platinum member, joining existing Platinum members Cisco, Fujitsu, Huawei, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, NEC, Oracle, Qualcomm and Samsung. Hitachi has been a supporter of The Linux Foundation and Linux since 2000, and was...
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