blockchain ecosystem

Collateral damage over credits or security assets? Try blockchain

Access to credit fuels economies everywhere. Collateral boosts this access by providing credit lenders with an asset-backed security or trust in repayment of a loan in the event of default. When the integrity of this collateral is ensured, risk is reduced, interest rates are lowered, and economic growth is fueled. When the system breaks down […]

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From concept to production: Getting real with blockchain at Consensus

Last year, Consensus was the blockchain event to attend, and this year it’s shaping up to be the same. Presented by CoinDesk, the blockchain technology summit in New York City will feature more than 100 speakers and draw a crowd of over 2,000 attendees. However, a few things will have changed. In 2016, industry leaders […]

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IBM InterConnect: Blockchain in enterprise ecosystems

In the words of Jerry Cuomo, Vice President of Blockchain Technologies at IBM, “Blockchain is a team sport. Your business thrives because it’s part of an ecosystem of interconnected businesses.” He said this during the blockchain keynote at IBM InterConnect 2017, and over the course of the conference I’ve come to agree with him. Blockchain […]

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Netki’s solutions for blockchain benefit from The Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger

Enterprises everywhere are looking to blockchain, the distributed ledger technology behind Bitcoin, as the new way to transact across business networks. One IBM Blockchain partner, Netki, is building digital identity solutions to help break down barriers related to risk and compliance in modern blockchain environments. In a recent interview with Justin Newton, the CEO of […]

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The Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Fabric from a developer’s perspective

By leveraging the distributed ledger technology of blockchain, companies are experimenting with new ways to make transactions. The Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Fabric provides the foundation for developing blockchain solutions. It is designed to enable confidentiality, scalability and security in business environments through modular architecture, pluggable implementations and container technology. IBM Blockchain partner Loyyal is using blockchain […]

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The tipping point for blockchain

How did the modern world begin? Not with a bang, but instead with something most people have never even heard of: packet-switching. Packet-switching is the idea that large messages can be transmitted more efficiently by breaking them up into small, identically-sized chunks. This seemingly modest idea paved the way for researchers and the Department of […]

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