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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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Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director of the Hyperledger Project, explains everything you need to know about blockchain, Hyperledger, and other amazing new technologies in his LinuxCon North America keynote.

Hyperledger -- The Source of Truth

Well, here we go again with yet another new technology with a name that doesn't tell us much about what it is: Hyperledger. Hyperledger is related to Bitcoin, Ethereum, and blockchains... but, what are these things? They sound like science fiction: I have plenty of Bitcoins, so let's go splurge on...
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"Blockchain’s potential to help the disenfranchised" excites Hyperledger's Brian Behlendorf and could help refugees identify themselves.

This Week in Open Source News: Blockchain Tech Can Help Ease the Refugee Experience, Nasdaq to Provide OSS Platform, & More

This week in open source and Linux news, The executive director of The Hyperledger Project explains how blockchain can help refugees identify themselves, Nasdaq group to provide OSS platform to investors, and more! Read on to get caught up on the most important recent news! 1) Brian Behlendorf of...
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Exclusive: Blockchain Platform Developed by Banks to be Open-Source

A blockchain platform developed by a group that includes more than 70 of the world's biggest financial institutions is making its code publicly available, in what could become the industry standard for the nascent technology. The Corda platform has been developed by a consortium brought together by...
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Blockchain Technology Can Help Save Refugees by Giving Them a Verified Identity

What if you had no proof of who you are? What would you do when the bank manager asked for ID when you tried to open an account or when the hospital asked for your documentation? You wouldn’t be able to function, at least not easily. Billions face this problem internationally, but now blockchain...
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The Hyperledger Project Continues to Grow Rapidly; Executive Director Brian Behlendorf Elaborates on Strategy and Goals

The Hyperledger Project, a collaborative cross-industry effort to advance blockchain technology led by The Linux Foundation, continues to announce new organizations joining the project to help create an open standard for distributed ledgers for a new generation of transactional applications. The...
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Blockchain Adoption Faster Than Expected

A study released last week by IBM indicates that blockchain adoption by financial institutions is on the rise and beating expectations. This is good news for IBM, which is betting big on the database technology that was brought to prominence by Bitcoin. Yesterday, Big Blue announced that it has...
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Hyperledger Chain Gang Man Explains Penguins' Blockchain Play

Jim Zemlin raises an eyebrow when I say Hyperledger is rather outside Linux Foundation's usual domain, being a bit, er, consumery. “It’s totally enterprise,” the Foundation's executive director tells me. “It’s infrastructure.” Just like Linux, he reckons. Hyperledger is the layer above the...
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IBM's Ginni Rometty shared her thoughts on the importance of blockchain initiatives, like Hyperledger, at the SWIFT Sibos conference in Geneva this week.

This Week in Open Source News: Hyperledger Plays Key Role in IBM Revenue, Open Source Industry Standards Debate, & More

This week in open source and Linux news, IBM's CEO explains the importance of blockchain at SWIFT's Sibos conference, and more! Get up to speed with this handy, weekly digest:  1) IBM CEO says blockchain initiatives, like The Linux Foundation's Hyperledger Project, play a "key role" in the company'...
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