Browsing the "Private Blockchains" Tag

World Bank Bond Blockchain Offers Key Insights

| Michael J Casey

Is it time to rethink private blockchains? The World Bank's "blockchain bond" success has reinvigorated that question.

The Public-Private Blockchain Singularity May Be Close At Hand

| Marc Hochstein

A year ago, enterprise blockchain and cryptocurrency were essentially separate industries. Now come signs that these camps might be slowly converging.

Insurance Giant Allianz Is Testing a Token to Move Money Internally

| Ian Allison

Allianz is testing a blockchain token to move money between its global affiliates.

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Where Have All the Private Blockchains Gone?

| Gideon Greenspan

What's next for private blockchains? More iteration, improvement – and adoption, argues developer Gideon Greenspan.

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It’s Time for Governments to Embrace Blockchain

| Marie Wieck

Governments haven't typically been thought of as early blockchain adopters. That could soon change, writes IBM's Marie Wieck.

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MultiChain 1.0: Bitcoin-Compatible Private Blockchain Opens for Enterprise

| Michael del Castillo

Coin Sciences has announced the production-ready version of its long-in-development private blockchain offering, MultiChain.

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The Blockchain Immutability Myth

| Gideon Greenspan

MultiChain's Gideon Greenspan offers his latest insight into blockchain design, this time attacking the idea blockchains can truly be immutable.

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‘Confidential Assets’: Blockstream Reveals New Bitcoin Privacy Tech

| Alyssa Hertig

Bitcoin startup Blockstream has unveiled new technology for shielding the details of transactions on a blockchain.

How Cornell Researchers Are Quietly Reinventing Private Blockchains

| Alyssa Hertig

Why some researchers from Cornell's Institute for CryptoCurrencies & Contracts (IC3) are working to improve permissioned blockchain implementations.

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Private Blockchains for Bitcoin Maximalists

| Martin Hagelstrom

CoinDesk contributor Martin Hagelstrom addresses the private vs public blockchain debate, arguing for the tech from a bitcoin believer's perspective.