distributed ledgers

  • The promise of managing identity on the blockchain

    The promise of managing identity on the blockchain

    Blockchain, the secure distributed ledger technology first created to track bitcoin ownership, has taken on a number of new roles in recent years tracking anything of value from diamonds to real estate deeds to contracts. The blockchain offers the promise of a trusted record that can reduce fraud. Some industry experts say that over the coming years, it could be used to control identity… Read More

  • Microsoft wants to make blockchain networks enterprise-ready with its new Coco Framework

    Microsoft wants to make blockchain networks enterprise-ready with its new Coco Framework

    Interest in blockchains is at an all-time high, but there are still plenty of technical issues to solve, especially for enterprises. For them, issues like throughput, latency, governance and confidentiality are still major stumbling blocks for using blockchains. With its new Coco Framework, Microsoft wants to solve these issues and make blockchains more suitable for the enterprise. Read More

  • Hyperledger Fabric releases version 1.0 of open source distributed ledger

    Hyperledger Fabric releases version 1.0 of open source distributed ledger

    Hyperledger Fabric, the open source distributed ledger project from Hyperledger, reached a significant milestone today when it released version 1.0. Hyperledger Fabric is a distributed ledger, an open source blockchain. The blockchain has been typically used to prove ownership of digital currency, but Brian Behlendorf, the executive director at Hyperledger says that this project is more focused… Read More