Distributed Ledger Technology

IBM Official Elected Chair of Hyperledger Blockchain Tech Board

| Nathan DiCamillo

Arnaud Le Hors of IBM has been elected chair of the technical steering committee at Hyperledger, succeeding Intel's Dan Middleton.

IBM, Tata Become First Big Techs to Back Hedera Blockchain

| Nathan DiCamillo

IBM and Indian telecom Tata Communications have joined the governance council of Hedera Hashgraph, a blockchain alternative for enterprises.

IBM Files Patent for a Blockchain-Based Web Browser

| William Foxley

The patent describes a peer-to-peer network for managing and storing browsing session data.

New Jersey Signs Blockchain Task Force Program Into Law

| William Foxley

A new program will bring blockchain solutions to the NJ government.

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.