Distributed Ledger Technology

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.

David Rutter, R3 CEO

Blockchain-for-Banks Startup Switches From Hyperledger to R3’s Corda

| Ian Allison

MonetaGo, which builds private blockchains for banks, has switched platforms from Hyperledger Fabric to R3 Corda.

Digital Asset’s Europe Head Is Latest to Leave Enterprise Blockchain Startup

| Ian Allison

The upheaval continues at Digital Asset, with the news that Gavin Wells will step down as head of Europe.

High School Team Places Third in Barclays Blockchain Challenge Event

| Ian Allison

A U.K. school won third place in a blockchain interoperability hackathon hosted by Clearmatics at the Barclays Rise fintech hub in London.

SWIFT Chief Announces Trial DLT Integration With R3

| Ian Allison

Global banking payments network SWIFT says it plans a trial integration with DLT provider R3.