Distributed Ledger Technology

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.

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.