An affiliate of global electronics giant Samsung is among 17 new members to join the Hyperledger blockchain project.
The announcement provides the latest sign that Samsung is developing an interest in the emerging technology, and that major institutions are increasingly viewing Hyperledger as a venue for further engagement.
To date, nearly 100 companies and startups have joined to contribute to the project since its launch in December.
Brian Behlendorf, Hyperledger's executive director, said in a statement:
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