Blockchain for Retail: Use Cases and Potential Applications

Cryptocurrencies have gone a long way since the day when, nine years ago, Laszlo Hanyecz had paid 10,000 bitcoins for two large Papa John’s pizzas, marking the first purchase of tangible goods for digital money. Although bitcoin is still far from being universally accepted by retailers, thousands of merchants around the world are taking crypto in exchange for goods — and […]

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Salesforce Launches Debut Blockchain Product for Business

On May 29, Salesforce revealed its local blockchain solution developed on the Hyperledger Sawtooth platform. The company’s executives made this announcement at the firm’s tech conference, TrailheaDX. The new product goes by the name Salesforce Blockchain. It is further described as a low-code platform that extends the power of client relations management (CRM). According to an official statement, the solution […]

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Hyperledger Sawtooth: Performance Problem and the way to solve it

The Hyperledger global initiative within the Open Source movement, bringing together hundreds of technology giants [for example, Huawei, Intel, and Samsung], startups [Blockstream, Lykke, Consensys] and solutions [Netki, Factom, bloq], has become a real push for the entire blockchain industry in forming not only a strong community but also a completely different perception of technology through the prism of innovations […]

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Ernst and Young Blockchain Analyzer supports private Ethereum, Quorum and Hyperledger blockchains

Ernst and Young [EY], one of the big four accounting firms alongside Deloitte, KPMG, and PricewaterhouseCoopers, announced the launch of the second generation blockchain analytics tools, EY Blockchain Analyzer. Along with this, the firm also announced the launch of the second generation EY Ops chain and EY Smart Contract Analyzer. Importantly, the second generation provides support to Ethereum, the leading […]

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Ecosmob Introduce Hyperledger Blockchain Development Services

Ecosmob Technologies Pvt. Ltd has developed an enterprise blockchain solution that facilitates decentralised applications and secure transactions. Hyperledger Blockchain Development Services Ecosmob, a well-known technology firm that created new trends in VoIP technologies, developed this Hyperledger blockchain development services. Eventually, the service would allow users to execute transactions that involve shares, property, assets or currency on a one-to-one basis. The […]

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Hyperledger Consortium Announces Ursa, a Software Library for Blockchain Projects | BTCMANAGER

The Hyperledger consortium has launched a new cryptographic software library that will make blockchain development significantly less time consuming, at least in theory. Named “Ursa,” the library can be used by developers for open-source projects not directly related to the Hyperledger platform. Not Reinventing the Wheel In a blog post published December 4, 2018, the consortium explained that Ursa was […]

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Ethereum's Biggest Enterprise Group Is Releasing New Software Specs

The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) has released its latest round of specifications – the next steps to harmonizing the way large companies use private versions of the second-largest blockchain. Announced Monday at Devcon4, the annual ethereum developer conference, EEA (the largest blockchain consortium, with 500 members) released its Client Specification Version 2, which lays out a certification process to ensure […]

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Rwandan Government to Use Blockchain Tech to Track Conflict Metal Tantalum

Rwanda has partnered with a U.K.-based blockchain startup to trace the mining of the conflict metal tantalum in the country, according to the startup’s press release, published Oct. 16. Rwanda is the world’s leading producer of tantalum, the mineral used in consumer electronics such as smartphones and computers. By using blockchain technology in partnership with startup Circulor, the Rwandan Mining, Petroleum […]

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How Commerzbank Is Throwing Out the Business Blockchain Playbook

With a plethora of business blockchains vying for prominence, banks are under increasing pressure to pick a winner – after all, without network effects, surely the benefits would be lost? While that might be conventional wisdom, Commerzbank AG, one of Germany’s largest financial institutions, is taking a different tack. Rather than choose one protocol on which to build proofs-of-concept, it’s […]

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