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MiPasa project and IBM Blockchain team on open data platform to support Covid-19 response

Powerful technologies and expertise can help provide better data and help people better understand their situation. As the world contends with the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, officials battling the pandemic need tools and valid information at scale to help foster a greater sense of security for the public. As technologists, we have been heartened by the […]

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Blockchain at Davos: Opening the world to new insights

When we act as a global community to govern and resolve, we rely on openness, transparency, trust and authenticity in tandem with other stakeholders. Technology solutions, like blockchain technology, facilitate openness, transparency and authenticity. The world came to Davos for its 50th Annual Meeting since the World Economic Forum (WEF) has championed the Fourth Industrial […]

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How tokenization and digitized assets can help investors unlock trillions from the economy

It would be hard to argue that in many ways we are already living in a digitized economy. We use apps to send money to our friends, pay bills, buy our groceries, and more. But the truth remains that we see vast areas of our economy remain restrained by analogue. Some items have proven easier […]

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Confidentiality and integrity for blockchain smart contracts

Fabric Private Chaincode is an open source project created by IBM and Intel to enable a new form of smart contract, leveraging Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX) Trusted Execution Environment to help achieve confidentiality and integrity in The Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Fabric blockchains. This new model of smart contract is well suited to many […]

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Bonds of Trust: Blockchain and disaster relief

On Aug. 25, 2017, Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Rockport, Texas, as a Category 4 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of more than 130 mph. As Harvey tracked up the Texas and Louisiana coastline over the next four days, it dumped more rain on the region than it normally receives in an entire year. Approximately […]

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Hyperledger achieves huge milestone: Introducing Hyperledger Fabric 2.0

On January 30, 2020, Hyperledger, hosted by The Linux Foundation, formally released Hyperledger Fabric v2.0, marking a significant milestone in distributed ledger technology (DLT). It is clear that blockchain technology is progressing at a rapid pace, as indicated by this milestone. From the start, Hyperledger Fabric was designed to be an enterprise-grade, distributed ledger platform […]

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Lights, camera, blockchain! Tech for Good goes Hollywood

Exactly a year ago IBM Originals pre-screened our first feature length documentary Code and Response to a packed room at Brand Storytelling at the annual Sundance Film Festival. The movie shined a spotlight on the increasing global problem of natural disasters and how a group of unlikely heroes, “coders” emerged as a new type of […]

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What are some common misconceptions people have about blockchain?

What are some common misconceptions people have about blockchain? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by IBM Blockchain, providing blockchain solutions, services and expertise, on Quora: Jerry Cuomo, IBM Fellow and Vice President Blockchain Technologies: What are some […]

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Beyond the technology: Blockchain network design

It takes more than a strong product to realize success with blockchain. That’s why our strategy focuses on building scalable business networks, underpinned by great technology. In fact, our integrated capabilities across business and technology earned IBM the honor of #1 blockchain services provider in the world the last three years in a row. We’ve […]

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