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(10.2.18) Computerworld: The world’s two largest enterprise blockchain groups join forces

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The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), a blockchain standards organization and Hyperledger, an open source collaborative under the auspices of The Linux Foundation, today announced they have joined each other’s groups.

The two groups said the joint associate membership will lead to an open-source, standards-based, cross-platform collaboration that can accelerate adoption of the distributed ledger technology for business.

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(10.1.18) InfoQ: Implementing Privacy by Design in Hyperledger Indy

By | Hyperledger Indy, News

In a recent Hyperledger blog post, Daniel Hardman talks about Hyperledger Indy and its ‘Privacy by Design’ approach to address decentralized identity management. Unlike many systems that add privacy to their product or service after the fact, Hyperledger Indy has been built using a privacy first approach. As the world shifts to more regulation, including GDPR and ePrivacy requirements, Indy can minimize the amount of details a user shares when having their data validated by a third-party system.

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(9.26.18) CoinDesk: FedEx Joins Hyperledger in Blockchain Consortium’s Latest Expansion

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Global shipping giant FedEx has just become one of the 14 newest members to join the Hyperledger consortium.

Hyperledger announced that FedEx, Honeywell International, as well as a number of crypto startups, have become the newest participants in its mission to to build blockchain platforms and applications for enterprises, according to a press release on Wednesday.

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(9.21.18) InfoQ: Hyperledger Releases New Version of Burrow Featuring Improved Integration and Developer Experience

By | Hyperledger Burrow, News

In a recent blog post, the Hyperledger open source project announced the next version of Hyperledger Burrow v.0.21.0. Within this release, organizations can expect improved integration, key-signing, helm charts for Kubernetes and developer experience.

Hyperledger Burrow is a permissioned Ethereum smart-contract blockchain node that is capable of running Ethereum EVM smart contracts on a permissioned virtual machine. Some of the core capabilities of Burrow include transaction finality and high transaction throughput, in part, due to a Tendermint proof-of-stake consensus engine.

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(9.20.18) Enterprisers Project: Blockchain jobs: 5 ways to win that role

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When angling for a blockchain job, even veteran IT pros will probably run into a classic conundrum: It’s tough to get experience without a job, and it’s tough to get a job without experience.

What people commonly refer to today as blockchain might be ten years old, but its wider use cases – meaning beyond cryptocurrencies – are part of a more recent phenomenon, as various industries and businesses begin to more seriously explore its potential.

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(9.19.18) JAXenter: Blockchain development made easy: Getting started with Hyperledger Iroha

By | Hyperledger Iroha, News

Our ‘Blockchain development made easy’ series continues with Hyperledger Iroha, a simple blockchain platform you can use to make trusted, secure, and fast applications. What are the advantages and how can developers get started with it? We talked to Makoto Takemiya, co-founder and co-CEO of Soramitsu about what’s under this project’s hood.

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