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(4.3.18) American Banker: Anti-fraud blockchain for invoice financing goes live

By | Hyperledger Fabric, News

A blockchain for invoice financing that has gone into production in India may demonstrate how distributed ledger technology can be used to track digital assets and deter fraud.

Three Indian factoring exchanges — RXIL, A.TReDS, and MYND Solutions — and technology company MonetaGo announced the blockchain network on Tuesday. The exchanges are marketplaces to which small businesses bring invoices to obtain financing from large Indian banks and several foreign banks. The exchanges sought a way to reduce fraud.

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(4.2.18) EconoTimes: Ripple and CULedger join Hyperledger blockchain project

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Hyperledger blockchain project has added fourteen new organizations including Ripple and CULedger, taking the total membership count to over 230 organisations.

The open-source collaborative effort now includes 10 business blockchain and distributed ledger technologies. Earlier in January, it releases the Hyperledger Sawtooth 1.0 and recently, the Hyperledger Technical Steering Committee accepted Hyperledger Caliper, a blockchain performance benchmarking tool, into incubation. Last week, Hyperledger Fabric version 1.1.0 was released.

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(3.28.18) CoinDesk: Ripple Joins Hyperledger Blockchain Consortium

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Distributed ledger startup Ripple has joined the Linux Foundation-backed Hyperledger blockchain consortium.

Hyperledger announced Wednesday that Ripple is among fourteen companies to join the group, which first launched at the end of 2015 and to date has added more than 200 firms and organizations to its ranks. Also joining the group is CULedger, a separate consortium backed by a group of credit unions that last year formed an industry-focused services company.

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(3.28.18) CoinDesk: Hyperledger Tech Heats Up Ahead of Software Debuts

By | Hyperledger Burrow, Hyperledger Composer, Hyperledger Fabric, Hyperledger Indy, Hyperledger Iroha, Hyperledger Sawtooth, News

Just six minutes.

That’s how long Hyperledger executive director Brian Behlendorf had to get former Chilean president Michelle Bachelet up to speed on blockchain. Spurred by a special request from the nation’s lawmakers, Behlendorf was one of multiple blockchain experts called to the country to talk about the merits of the technology and the ways in which it could modernize the copper-rich nation’s mining supply chain.

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(3.21.18) JAXenter: Hyperledger Caliper: A benchmark tool which allows users to measure blockchain performance

By | Hyperledger Caliper, News

When you choose to implement a blockchain solution, performance is —naturally— one of the most important concerns. As Francis Nadeau, CEO at HydraLab told us earlier this year, “the implementation of a blockchain solution may require major changes in a company’s processes.” All the more reason to worry about performance!

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(3.20.18) SD Times: Hyperledger introduces blockchain benchmark tool Caliper

By | Hyperledger Caliper, News

Hyperledger, The Linux Foundation’s open-source effort for blockchain technologies, has announced that Caliper has been accepted by the Hyperledger Project Technical Steering Committee as the organization’s latest project. Caliper is a blockchain benchmark tool designed to measure the performance of a specific blockchain implementation with a set of predefined use cases.

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(3.19.18) CoinDesk: 14 Thai Banks Back Blockchain Platform to Digitize Contracts

By | Hyperledger Fabric, News

Fourteen Thai banks have joined forces to create the Thailand Blockchain Community Initiative, which will digitize letters of guarantee on a shared blockchain platform, Thailand’s central bank announced on Monday.

The country’s top banks – Bangkok Bank, Krung Thai Bank, Siam Commercial Bank and Kasikornbank – will all participate in the initiative, which utilizes the Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Fabric as a technology platform.

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(3.19.18) Enterprise Irregulars: The top 5 enterprise blockchain platforms you need to know about

By | Hyperledger Fabric, News

Now most of you have finally realized that blockchain means something more than some weird disruptive currency you completely avoiding buying when it could have netted you millions, we need to get much more familiar with the actual enterprise platforms being developed, where the true potential of this ledger technology can be unleashed on our enterprises, supply chains and industries.

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