Distributed Ledger Technology

Microsoft, Salesforce Join Hyperledger Enterprise Blockchain Consortium

| Anna Baydakova

Microsoft and Salesforce have joined Hyperledger, lending their enterprise software heft to the DLT consortium.

The Speed Dreams of Security Tokens

| Noelle Acheson

Security tokens may have many potential advantages over traditional assets – but speed is not one of them, argues Noelle Acheson.

shipping, trade

IBM, Maersk Finally Sign Up 2 Big Carriers for Shipping Blockchain

| Ian Allison

IBM and Maersk's shipping blockchain has finally recruited two major marine cargo carriers after early efforts floundered.

IBM Blockchain Finance Lead Jesse Lund Is Leaving the Firm

| Ian Allison

Jesse Lund, IBM’s global head of blockchain for financial services, is no longer working for the company.

Microsoft, Ethereum Group Launch Token-Building Kit for Enterprises

| Ian Allison

Microsoft and the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance have corralled major firms behind a new project to help businesses design and create tokens.

Digital Asset’s Smart Contract Language Now Works on Hyperledger Blockchains

| Ian Allison

Digital Asset is integrating its smart contract language into the Hyperledger Sawtooth enterprise blockchain platform.

GM, BMW Back Blockchain Data Sharing For Self-Driving Cars

| Ian Allison

General Motors will chair the next autonomous vehicle data markets working group, using blockchain to help share self-driving data.

Blockchain Financial Plumbing Is Still Years Away, Says LSE Spinoff Exactpro

| Ian Allison

Exactpro, which tests software for stock exchanges, says it could be years before blockchains can safely connect to existing post-trade systems.

Digital Asset Names New CEO to Succeed Blythe Masters

| Ian Allison

Enterprise blockchain startup Digital Asset has named co-founder Yuval Rooz as the company’s new chief executive officer.

Digital Asset Loses a Manager and a High-Profile Board Member

| Ian Allison

Wall Street superstar Sallie Krawchek has quietly left the board of Digital Asset, and the manager of the firm's DAML product has returned to banking.