Hyperledger announced new members at commencement of global forum

Hyperledger Foundation, a global open source collaboration of enterprise blockchain technologies, has commenced its largest annual event, the Hyperledger Global Forum 2022.  Ahead of the event on Monday, the Foundation announced the addition of the eight newest members to its international community; namely, CasperLabs, Realto Group, BCW Group, Banque de France, Central Bank of Nigeria, […]

ETH Merge will change the way enterprises view Ethereum for business

A recent report from the Ethereum Enterprise Alliance (EEA) highlights how the Ethereum ecosystem has matured to a point where the network can be used by businesses to solve real-world problems. From supply chain management use cases to payment solutions utilized by companies like Visa and PayPal, the report demonstrates how the Ethereum network has […]

Blockchain-based solutions aim to address US disaster relief

Natural disasters in the United States are becoming more prevalent, resulting in increasing costs, a lack of transparency between state and government organizations and a slew of other issues impacting relief systems.  The Pew Research Center found that the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) public assistance program spent 23% more on natural disasters between 2010–2019 […]

‘CBDCs are the natural evolution,’ says HyperLedger director Barbosa

For Daniela Barbosa — general manager of blockchain, healthcare and identity at the Linux Foundation and executive director of Hyperledger — digital currencies and cryptocurrencies have made it among the big banks at the World Economic Forum in Davos.  In an interview with Cointelegraph shot against the backdrop of the Swiss Alps, Barbosa explained that […]

Hyperledger Foundation deploy new versions of three blockchain tools to enhance ecosystem

Enterprise blockchain firm Hyperledger Foundation has announced the development and release of three roadmap projects: Cactus 1.0, FireFly 1.0 and a preview version of Iroha 2.0’s long-term support (LTS). Operating under the umbrella of the Linux Foundation, Hyperledger supports an ecosystem of fourteen distributed ledgers. The deployment of the three technological tools is expected to […]

IBM opens Hyperledger Fabric source code to drive enterprise blockchain adoption

The global blockchain technology market size is projected to reach $72 billion in the next five years. In order to ensure this growth, however, blockchain solution providers must continue to advance and innovate.  For example, public enterprise blockchain use has become an ongoing trend this year as companies like ConsenSys aim to drive adoption for open, […]

Gazprom Neft uses blockchain tech to streamline aircraft refueling

Russian oil firm Gazprom Neft’s aviation subsidiary — Gazpromneft-Aero — announced Monday that it has completed a successful pilot of its blockchain-based refueling project, Smart Fuel. The new platform was implemented for more than 100 scheduled flights of Russian budget airline Smartavia, operating at the international airport of Murmansk. Alongside Smartavia, the pilot involved major banks […]