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Hyperledger Fabric: What you need to know about the framework that powers IBM Blockchain

Let’s get to the bottom of it — what is really behind a blockchain network? The IBM Blockchain Platform is powered by The Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger, which was formed by over 20 founding companies in December 2015, making it easier than ever for businesses to adopt distributed ledger technologies. With the core framework in place, […]

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Smart legal contracts: How the law benefits with blockchain

Blockchain gave rise to the concept of a smart contract; a legal agreement enshrined and automated in computer code. While the automation associated with smart contracts has proceeded, legal standards supporting that automation have lagged behind. IBM has joined the Accord Project to address this problem head on and foster development of legal standards for […]

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By developers, for developers: The IBM Blockchain Platform Starter Plan

What do you get when you offer easy access to an enterprise blockchain test environment for three months? More than 2,000 developers and tens of thousands of transaction blocks, all sprinting toward production readiness. Today, IBM announced that the program powering these new networks — IBM Blockchain Platform Starter Plan — is now generally available. […]

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Blockchain for advertising: The new black for media buying

Where are all your ad dollars going? According to The World Federation of Advertisers (WFA), many of those dollars are going to click fraud in programmatic ad buying. In fact, the organization predicts fraud will cost advertisers and their industry partners more than $50 billion by 2025 unless dramatic changes take place in the advertising […]

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How IBM is helping establish, evolve and extend blockchain networks

The digital economy has made trust more important than ever. Without trust and transparency, vast amounts of value are trapped and siloed inside business processes and organizations. That’s why blockchain is quickly moving mainstream as an important new way to instill trust into transactions and entire business processes. Interest in blockchain has never been greater, […]

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Top 5 questions for choosing a blockchain technology

As the market around blockchain continues to grow, a range of different distributed ledger technologies are becoming available for enterprise users to apply blockchain. When looking at your options, it is important to note that certain protocols are suited to certain use cases, and time-to-value can be accelerated by leveraging existing networks that already exist. […]

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Getting started on the IBM Blockchain Platform Starter Plan

Blockchain, or distributed ledger technology, is transforming the way people transact. But how do you get started putting blockchain to work for your business? This seems to be a question that both executives and developers are struggling with, so I’m going to provide a three-step guide to help you learn how to take an idea […]

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