The Hedera Hashgraph Council today announced plans for a new, next-generation distributed public ledger, the Hedera hashgraph platform, to enable anyone to easily develop lightning fast, secure, fair, globally distributed applications.
Axoni, a New York-based capital markets technology firm that specializes in distributed ledger infrastructure is today announcing AxLang, a new programming language that supports functional programming and enables formal verification of smart contracts for Ethereum-compatible networks.
Swirlds, creators of the hashgraph distributed consensus platform, announced today that Intiva Health will utilize Swirlds’ hashgraph technology to build the industry’s first ‘Ready Doc’ career platform, which allows for the fastest placement and ongoing credentialing of physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals.
VMS Software, Inc. (VSI) and Swirlds (shared worlds), creators of the hashgraph distributed consensus platform have come to an agreement whereby VMS Software will use Swirlds’ hashgraph technology to allow customers to quickly and securely implement and operate next-generation distributed applications.
Hyperledger, the open source umbrella group of blockchain projects announced today Hyperledger Sawtooth 1.0 is now available. For the Hyperledger community, this is a big milestone as it marks the second blockchain framework that has reached production-ready status.
Hyperledger, an open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies, announced today that 27 new organizations have joined. As a multi-project, multi-stakeholder effort, Hyperledger incubates nine business blockchain and distributed ledger technologies, including Hyperledger Fabric, Hyperledger Iroha, Hyperledger Indy, Hyperledger Burrow, Hyperledger Quilt and Hyperledger Sawtooth, among others.
Cofound.it, a platform that connects blockchain believers to teams that are building determined blockchain businesses has announced its push ahead for 2018 “certain that the startup world clearly requires a unified protocol that can connect sources of funding and help with company formation and capitalization — in a trustless and distributed way.” With that, the Cofound.it team announced it is building the “CFI protocol” which will be a facilitating layer that any startup can draw into to increase its chances of success and will not be limited to startups working with Cofound.it.
The IOTA Foundation, the driving force behind the development of pioneering a blockless distributed ledger protocol called “IOTA Tangle” to be used as enabling technology for the shared data economy in IoT ecosystems is partnering with the International Transportation Innovation Center (ITIC) to build a global alliance of smart mobility testbeds.
The IOTA Foundation, an open-source non-profit foundation from Germany, is announcing that Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH (RBVC), the corporate venture capital company of the Bosch Group, has purchased a significant amount of IOTA tokens.
Citi and CME Clearing have implemented a real-time distributed ledger platform developed by Baton Systems, a payments technology provider. The solution allows a bank to view the collateral in its ledgers in real time, send cash or securities with one click to a clearinghouse, and receive an immediate acknowledgment, regardless of the current technologies they are deploying.
Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) today announced its intention to replace CHESS using distributed ledger technology (DLT) developed by its technology partner Digital Asset (DA). CHESS (Clearing House Electronic Subregister System) is the system used by ASX to record shareholdings and manage the clearing and settlement of equity transactions in Australia.
The IOTA Foundation, the open-source non-profit foundation from Germany, has launched the first publicly accessible data marketplace for IoT powered by a distributed ledger. The data marketplace will be one of the largest open innovation initiatives around business models in IoT and distributed ledgers, with more than 20 organizations from all over the globe participating.
BBVA, the Spanish banking group, in collaboration with Wave, a company which allows members of the supply-chain a direct exchange of documents in a decentralized environment conducted the first pilot that uses blockchain to automate the electronic submission of documents in an import-export transaction between Europe and Latin America.
The wearable device management company and “Gartner Cool Vendor” Augmate today announced the launch of Augmate Connect, the first IoT device management platform using distributed ledger technology.
Leveraging distributed ledger technology and cloud services, BBVA and BBVA Bancomer are piloting an FX matching application developed by Calypso Technology, a leading provider of cloud-based cross-asset trading software solutions for the financial markets, and enterprise software firm R3.
The Illinois Blockchain Initiative, a program formed back in November 2016 recently announced its first partnership with Nashville-based blockchain healthcare company Hashed Health. The pilot program will initially explore opportunities to improve the efficiency and accuracy of the medical credentialing process in Illinois.
Capital markets infrastructure operator Nasdaq announced today with its enterprise-grade financial blockchain partner Chain that they will provide distributed ledger technology (DLT) for a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) for the SIX Swiss Exchange OTC structured products business.
Digital Assets Power Play (DA Power Play) a company creating technology building blocks for digital asset trading automation has released their whitepaper today. The anticipated literature will give readers a better overview of how the platform will be designed and how will it include third party building blocks and enable a distributed economy.
Dmarket has announced the first universal marketplace for cross-game trading, bringing real value for virtual content from any game. The platform will be based on blockchain technology and smart contracts to ensure quick and secure transactions.
Propy, a new real estate exchange platform for the global property market with featuring a real-time transaction interface is preparing for its next stage of development with the launch of its token sale set to come in August.
Decentraland, a virtual reality platform powered by the Ethereum blockchain in which users can create, discover, experience, and monetize content and applications, has today announced a crowdsale for its ERC-20 token MANA.
Washington DC-based Chamber of Digital Commerce, one of the leading global blockchain trade associations, announced today that Toronto-based TD Bank Group (NYSE: TD) has joined the Chamber’s Executive Committee to work together to promote the acceptance and use of digital assets and related technologies with the goal of developing a pro-growth legal environment that fosters innovation, jobs, and investment.
IOTA, a distributed ledger for the Internet of Things (IoT) which enables machine-to-machine payments as well as data transfers without any fees today welcomed Alex Renz to the IOTA project.
modum.io, a Zürich-based developer of data integrity for the supply chain is the latest distributed ledger technology and crypto focused startup to join the Bitcoin Association Switzerland as a corporate member.
Enterprise software firm R3 announced they are collaborating with Intel to further strengthen data privacy and security for Corda, its financial-grade distributed ledger technology (DLT) platform.
Hyperledger, the collaborative cross-industry effort created to advance blockchain technology, announced today the general availability of Hyperledger Fabric 1.0. Hosted by The Linux Foundation, Hyperledger Fabric is a blockchain framework implementation and intended as a foundation for developing blockchain applications, products or solutions.
BNP Paribas, CACEIS, Caisse des Dépôts, Euroclear, Euronext, S2iEM and Société Générale with the support of Paris EUROPLACE have announced the creation of the European fintech venture LiquidShare.
The alpha version of the Decentralized News Network (DNN) flagship political news platform is now live. DNN is a news project powered by digital currency incentives for individuals to create, review, publish and consume fact-based information.
BTCS, Inc. a publicly traded company based in the US, whose stated line of business is the development of blockchain and digital currency ecosystems focused on blockchain technologies today released a Letter to Shareholders from CEO Charles Allen updating current company activities and outlining its corporate strategy for 2017.