blockchain technology

Blockchain in finance: How far we’ve come

Professionally, one of the most exciting aspects of working on blockchain technology is finding out on a daily basis the opportunities available for me to influence so many things. These include the evolution of blockchain platforms, protocols, consensus algorithms, ledger models and message propagation algorithms, and the evolution of advanced financial applications as a direct result of blockchain enablement. But what […]

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Your guide to everything blockchain at IBM InterConnect 2017

IBM Blockchain is living it up in Las Vegas at IBM InterConnect 2017. Whether you’re joining the crowd in person or participating from home, this guide will help you make sure you don’t miss out on the big announcements and sessions. Announcements These exciting blockchain announcements were made at InterConnect: IBM announced the new release […]

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Hangout: Hot topics for blockchain at IBM InterConnect 2017

Blockchain is on the brink of becoming one of the most transformational transactional technologies this year and will be a major topic next week, 19 – 23 March, during IBM InterConnect 2017 in Las Vegas. What was once billed as the future of the internet, is now a current reality with many institutions already transforming […]

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Trust in trade: Announcing a new blockchain partner

IBM has a new blockchain partner to leverage the vast amount of data in current supply chains and transform it into operational efficiency.  Supply chains have excelled at gathering this data to improve efficiencies in trade. However, increases in data have not been paired with an increase in trust. Data is kept within an organization, […]

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Blockchain comes to SXSW with The Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Fabric and IBM

The Internet is going through a revolution, transforming from a medium for information to a medium for trading and tracking value — from currency to music. This year, developers will have a special opportunity to experiment with blockchain, the exciting technology behind Bitcoin, and apply it to fields such as music, film, and virtual reality […]

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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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Why blockchain will be a hot topic at IBM InterConnect

Imagine a world where you could go to the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and be out in ten minutes. Better yet, imagine a world where you no longer need to go to the DMV for anything. You don’t need to spend 45 minutes on the phone with your insurance company to get one piece […]

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Blockchain momentum rallies healthcare

In 2016, we saw a wave of interest and investment targeted at blockchain applications for the financial services industry. As the year comes to a close, that same momentum is carrying blockchain beyond the boundaries of financial services to drive forward another industry; healthcare. In recent study, the IBM Institute for Business Values indicated that […]

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