More than a potential competition between blockchain platforms, tensions between IBM and Intel point to bigger questions around governance.
In collaboration with Monax, Intel released Sawtooth Ethereum to allow ethereum smart contracts to be deployed on enterprise-grade Sawtooth platform.
The Monax 'Burrow' codebase has officially been accepted by Hyperledger’s Technical Steering Committee for incubation.
Monax has joined Hyperledger and proposed what would be the consortium's first ever ethereum virtual machine.
The Swift exec says he's not worried about being disintermediated by blockchain tech, on the contrary, the firm's trialing apps with it.
Two "looming challenges" may stand between smart contract potential and actual widespread adoption.
Startups, standards bodies and corporations are all playing a role in the ongoing debate over blockchain standards.