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(2.22.17) IBS Intelligence: Daimler signs on with Hyperledger Project

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German automotive company Daimler AG, the second-largest truck manufacturer in the world, has joined the Hyperledger Project as a premium member.

The firm plans to “systematically optimise its core businesses” using blockchain technology. As part of its membership, Jonas von Malottki, Head of the Department for Finance and Controlling IT Solutions at the Daimler IT Group, will represent the company on the Hyperledger Governing Board.

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(2.22.17) CoinDesk: New Ethereum Blockchain Consortium Could Run on Experimental Tech

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An enterprise consortium is exploring the possibility of using blockchain-based governance technology to help its members vote on various measures.

According to sources, the newly formed Enterprise Ethereum group is considering a more distributed approach to self-management, rather than the more traditional leadership structure adopted by competing blockchain consortia like R3CEV and Hyperledger.

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(2.21.17) CoinDesk: Automaker Daimler AG Joins Hyperledger Blockchain Project

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Daimler AG, the parent company of luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz, has joined the Linux Foundation led Hyperledger project.

The firm announced today that it had joined up with the initiative. Daimler is the second high-profile member to join Hyperledger this year. Late last month, credit card giant American Express announced that it had become part of the project.

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(2.21.17) Connections Podcast: Podcast: Blockchain and Hyperledger with Brian Behlendorf

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I sat down with Brian Behlendorf, the executive director of the Hyperledger project, while I was out at Lake Tahoe for the Open Source Leadership Summit last week. The Hyperledger project is an open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies. It works as essentially an umbrella project on top of projects such as Fabric and Sawtooth Lake.

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(2.18.17) CoinDesk: Can Blockchain Make Music Great Again?

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Blockchain technology can’t write songs or play instruments – at least not yet. But, it might be able to ensure that those who do get the proper credit and compensation, a problem that has always bedeviled this $15bn industry.

Since the start of the 2017 alone, both The Three Degrees and The Carpenters have brought cases against their record companies for alleged unpaid royalties.

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