Nornickel Launches Hyperledger-Based Tokens Backed by Nickel and Copper

Metal-backed tokens can teach institutional investors about digital assets, Nornickel believes.

News  ·  17 June 2021

IBM Donates Code Improvements to Open Source Hyperledger

“The intent is to improve the usability of Hyperledger for all users,” said Christopher Ferris, CTO at IBM.

News  ·  9 June 2021

Amazon Managed Blockchain at Last Supports Ethereum, Ending a Two-Year Tease

There are over 8,000 nodes on the Ethereum network. Amazon’s new management feature should increase that number.

Tech  ·  2 March 2021
Enterprise Blockchain

IBM Blockchain Is a Shell of Its Former Self After Revenue Misses, Job Cuts: Sources

“There is not really going to be a blockchain team any longer,” said a person familiar with the situation.

Business  ·  1 February 2021
Project Bakong

Cambodia Central Bank Launches Bakong Blockchain Payments System

Cambodia sees Bakong as a critical step in modernizing its payment system and de-dollarizing its economy.

News  ·  28 October 2020
Enterprise Blockchain

IBM-R3 Pact Shows Tech Trumps Tribe in Enterprise Blockchain

A new collaboration this week between R3 and IBM is raising eyebrows in the world of enterprise blockchain.

Business  ·  23 October 2020

Staying Alive: Why the World of Enterprise Blockchain Has Turned to Collaborations

Enterprise blockchain isn’t dead, but survival has meant more collaboration and some smart pivots. A dispatch from this week’s Consensus: Distributed.

Business  ·  14 May 2020

CoinDesk 50: Besu, the Marriage of Ethereum and Hyperledger

Bringing big business to Ethereum's public blockchain is key to reaching "world computer" status, and Besu may be the project to do it.

Business  ·  12 May 2020

China’s National Blockchain Will Change the World

As China rolls out its Blockchain-based Services Network (BSN), an insider describes the "breathtaking" scope of the initiative.

Policy & regulation  ·  24 April 2020
Enterprise Blockchain

Hyperledger Conference Shows Where Blockchain Can Fight Global Warming

Social impact took center stage at this year's Hyperledger Global Forum, with perhaps less of an emphasis on banking consortia and trade finance blockchains.

Business  ·  4 March 2020

Russian Smelting Giant Nornickel Launches Metal Tokenization Platform for Testing

The Russian mining and smelting giant will issue metal-backed tokens on Atomyze, a Hyperledger-based blockchain platform.

Business  ·  25 February 2020

IBM Blockchain VP: Every Dollar Spent on Blockchain Yields $15 on Cloud

Enterprise blockchain is a catalyst for further spending at Big Blue, according to Jerry Cuomo, IBM’s vice president of blockchain technologies.

Business  ·  10 February 2020

‘Key Milestone’ for Hyperledger as Fabric Blockchain Platform Reaches 2.0 Release

Version 2.0 marks the most significant release since Fabric first launched in 2017.

Tech  ·  31 January 2020

Hyperledger to Explore How Blockchain Can Help World Meet Climate Goals

The new climate group will allow participants to share ideas for a new distributed database to track emissions.

Tech  ·  22 January 2020

Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Launches Testing Ground for Blockchain Interoperability

The EEA is launching testnet to iron out interoperability issues between commercial ethereum projects.

Tech  ·  15 January 2020