Hyperledger releases new blockchain tools called Blockchain Aries. The firm has announced about its new release in an official blog post. This tool primarily aims to enable interoperability between different types of blockchain-based data. The set of tools consists of the blockchain interface layer, cryptographic wallet, encrypted messaging system, etc. It also packs application programming […]
Updating to a new version of the enterprise blockchain platform, Samsung SDS launches Universal Nexledger. It will provide standard API which will see the application development on Hyperledger Fabric and Ethereum. With this technology application services like user authentication and payment settlement will be developed. The information comes from the Samsung SDS official press release. […]
Samsung SDS, the IT arm of South Korea-based Samsung, has launched an application intended to speed up blockchain transactions. The Nexledger Accelerator technology has already been successfully tested on Hyperledger Fabric, an open-source enterprise blockchain platform developed by the Linux Foundation. The technology was first unveiled in April 2017 and will be added to the IBM Blockchain Platform Board, as said by SDS.
Oracle has announced the addition of newer features to its enterprise-grade Oracle Blockchain Platform, which is aimed at easing the integration of existing business and IT systems. With additional features, the company intends to speed up the process of development and deployment of blockchain applications. The company has stated that the added features will include an improved world state database, a transaction history database, identity management and support for Hyperledger Fabric version 1.3.
Ford Motor Co. has announced its partnership with IBM to utilize its blockchain-based platform for tracking the sourcing of cobalt and other minerals. The project is built on IBM Blockchain and Linux Hyperledger Fabric. The main intent of the collaboration is to create an open, industry-wide network for tracking and validating the sourcing of minerals used by the automotive and electronics industry.
NASA Ames Research Center has proposed a blockchain prototype to prevent potential security threats and manage air traffic control networks. In addition, it has also specified the possibility of using the blockchain-based solution for military, corporate and aircraft operators’ security. The blockchain-powered platform is also expected to provide data protection to the Department of Defense via a cryptographic token.
Hyperledger has announced that 16 new members have joined its Blockchain Consortium. Deutsche Telekom, a telecommunication provider in Europe; Alibaba Cloud, a subsidiary of Alibaba; and the ventures arm of Citigroup are some of the names among the newest members.