IBM and Twiga Foods Introduce Blockchain-Based MicroFinancing for Food Kiosk...


IBM Research and Twiga Foods are extending access to microloans to 220 small food retailers across Kenya using a blockchain-based financing system.

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Blockchain

April 18, 2018

Changing the Way the World Works: IBM Research’s “5 in...


Our mission at IBM is to help our clients change the way the world works. There’s no better example of that than IBM Research’s annual “5 in 5” technology predictions.

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IBM 5 in 5

March 19, 2018

Behind the Architecture of Hyperledger Fabric


A new paper, from the IBM scientists behind many of the thousands of lines of code in Hyperledger Fabric, reveals the rationale and the thought process for the architecture, for...

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Blockchain

February 2, 2018

Resilient Consensus Protocols for Blockchains


On the heels of the exciting blockchain news coming from SIBOS, in Vienna this week the 31st International Symposium on Distributed Computing took place, which also hosted a workshop entitled...

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Blockchain

October 18, 2017

The power of blockchain + Watson


The impact of disruptive digital technologies like artificial intelligence and blockchain goes well beyond finance and payments, touching all aspects of the real economy. This is an underappreciated fact, and...

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Blockchain

May 22, 2017

On blockchain and leaning in with new IBM Distinguished Engineer...


Vita Bortnikov has had to cross quite a few bridges - from her childhood in Ukraine, to choosing a career path after only two years in Israel, and through her...

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Accessibility

May 11, 2017

Blockchain Consensus Made in Zurich


The international team of scientists in Zurich has made tremendous progress in its first year, particularly for building Hyperledger Fabric, which is part of the Linux Foundation's open-source blockchain development....

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January 13, 2017

Building a “Frictionless” Network of Exchange in China Using IBM...


At IBM Research – China, the idea of enterprise blockchain is spreading rapidly among scientists, as we try taking the technology behind bitcoin to the next level with industry applications...

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December 22, 2016

Supply chain finance on blockchain debuts in India


Just a year ago, the concept of blockchain was still in its infancy; at about seven years old, the open source platform serving the bitcoin network was still an “underground”...

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December 1, 2016

Q and A with Tara Astigarraga, IBM Master Inventor is...


Earlier this month the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) announced the recipients of the 2016 AISES Professional of the Year Awards. Among those being honored was IBM Master...

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November 21, 2016

Blockchain Center in Singapore brings innovation to finance and trade


IBM’s new Blockchain Innovation Center in Singapore is an IBM Research initiative in partnership with the Economic Development Board of Singapore. We will work closely with several Singapore entities including...

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July 11, 2016