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(12.13.2018) Smartereum: Hyperledger Blockchain Project Welcomes 16 New Members To Its Consortium

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In a bid to expand its consortium, Hyperledger has welcomed 16 new members. Yesterday, during the Hyperledger Global Forum in Switzerland, Hyperledger announced that it is welcoming 16 new establishments to its consortium. The names of the new members are: a subsidiary cloud computing firm of Alibaba, Alibaba Cloud, We.Trade, a trade finance platform based on blockchain technology, financial services company Citi Ventures arm and Citigroup, the biggest telecommunications provider in Europe, Deutsche Telekom, BlockDao, Xooa, Guangzhishu Technology, KEB Hana Bank, Guangzhou Technology Innovation Space Information Technology, HealthVerity, Techrock, and MediConCen.

 

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(12.6.2018) Ledger Insights: Swisscom, Swiss Post to launch Swiss blockchain infrastructure

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Today Swiss Post and leading phone and internet company Swisscom announced they’re working together to build a 100% Swiss private blockchain infrastructure. They aim to enable Switzerland to attain a leading position in distributed ledger technology (DLT).

The platform will be based on Hyperledger Fabric 2, which has yet to be released. The companies also intend to make their platform available to other Swiss organizations.

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(11.28.2018) JAXEnter: Blockchain Challenges and Misconceptions

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Blockchain is on everyone’s lips these days but, as we learned during the recent Blockchain Technology Conference, before choosing blockchain, you have to ask yourself one question: Do I really need it? We caught up with Dan Middleton, chair of the Hyperledger Technical Steering Committee to discuss blockchain’s technical challenges, the dos and don’ts and what fascinates him about this technology.
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(11.1.2018) Computer Business Review: Canada Border Services Agency Begins Pilot Using Blockchain

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The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) have started a pilot program that uses TradeLens, a blockchain platform jointly developed by IBM and Moller-Maersk.

TradeLens runs on a permissioned blockchain built on Hyperledger Fabric. Fabric is the first blockchain system that runs distributed applications written in standard, general-purpose programming languages, (e.g., Go, Java, Node.js), without systemic dependency on a native cryptocurrency.

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