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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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(10.22.2018) CCN: Visa Integrates Open Source Hyperledger Tech for B2B Blockchain Payments

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Visa is integrating open-source blockchain code from the Hyperledger Fabric ahead of the commercial launch of its own blockchain service for enterprise payments in Q1 2019.

Visa B2B Connect, the payment giant’s enterprise blockchain platform that enables cross-border payments between businesses, is partnering IBM to integrate the latter’s development of the open-source Hyperledger Fabric framework.

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(11.20.2018) Epicenter: Hyperledger – From Blockchain Hype to Production Networks

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Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director of Hyperledger joins Epicenter to discuss the development of Hyperledger over the past two years. When Brian was last on the show, he had recently started his role at the Linux Foundation. Now, two years later, Hyperledger has gone from a nascent project to a mature ecosystem of technologies with hundreds of members. With dozens of networks in production, and backed by companies like IBM, Hyperleger is the most widely used blockchain technology for permissioned networks. Watch the full interview here.