Blockchain News

Marta Piekarska, Hyperledger: On collaboration and education in blockchain and open source

Geplaatst op

When The Block spoke with Brian Behlendorf, executive director of Hyperledger, back in September 2017, there was a feeling of a major milestone having been reached. In the previous three months, the community had seen the release of Hyperledger Fabric 1.0 – which this publication summarised as “advancing the enterprise blockchain space a step further” […]

Blockchain News

IBM and Santander announce five-year global agreement focusing on blockchain and big data

Geplaatst op

IBM and Spanish commercial bank Banco Santander have announced a five-year global technology agreement which focuses on blockchain and big data technologies. The agreement, which is valued at around £547 million, will help Santander Group to evolve towards the open, flexible and modern IT environment it requires to materialise the important role that technology and […]

Blockchain News

JP Morgan launches JPM Coin, becomes first major US bank to launch digital coin

Geplaatst op

Investment banking giant JP Morgan has announced the launch of the ‘JPM Coin’, which aims to offer the instantaneous transfer of payments between institutional accounts utilising blockchain technology. In a Q&A-masquerading-as-news published on JP Morgan’s website, the company confirmed the coin was in the prototype stage and that it would ‘actively engage regulators’ as progress […]

Blockchain News

Oracle updates blockchain platform with development and identity upgrades

Geplaatst op

Oracle has announced new features to its blockchain platform to help users speed up the development, integration and deployment of new blockchain applications. The new features are focused around productivity enhancements, as well as identity management upgrades. Users can now benefit from enhanced REST APIs for event subscription, blockchain administration and configuration, as well as […]