Technology – 2018 is the Twentieth Anniversary of the Open Source Movement

In 1998, a group of developers came together to describe their ideas for software development, or more precisely, to create a name for the licenses that covered such projects, Open Source. This year is the twentieth anniversary of the open source movement. This process of developing has revolutionized the industry and helped create the world as we currently understand it.   Max Kordek, Co-Founder and CEO of Lisk, comments on this topic. Lisk is an application platform which will allow users to code in JavaScript to build blockchain applications, without…

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Smart Dubai and IBM to Offer the First Government-Endorsed Blockchain Platform in the Middle East

  DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 30 October, 2018 – Smart Dubai and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the launch of the Dubai Blockchain Platform, the first government-endorsed blockchain platform as-a-service in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Delivered through an IBM Cloud environment and built locally in the UAE, the enterprise-ready platform will serve as a stepping stone for organizations in the UAE and globally to transition their blockchain testing and development into full-production. It will also transform and digitize applicable government processes and citizen services     Dubai has been…

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Blockchain meets AI to solve the problems of tomorrow’s economy

  ULedger and Fetch.ai Fuse the Power of Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence to Accelerate a Connected, Autonomous ‘Internet of Things’ Future.  ULedger’s blockchain oracle solution combines with Fetch.ai’s Smart Ledger to enhance Fetch’s decentralized digital world in which economic activity takes place independent of human intervention   BOISE, IDAHO, July 6, 2018 —  ULedger, the blockchain company bringing trust and transparency to data, has partnered with Fetch.AI. The Fetch system allows digital entities — representing IoT machines —  to interact and transact independently of human interaction, while maintaining a verifiable record…

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Blockchain Consortium – Hyperledger Announces 14 New Members

183 diverse organizations back Linux Foundation’s open blockchain consortium.  SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Hyperledger, an open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies, announced today that 14 new organizations have joined. As a multi-project, multi-stakeholder effort, Hyperledger incubates nine business blockchain and distributed ledger technologies including Hyperledger Fabric, Hyperledger Iroha, Hyperledger Indy, Hyperledger Burrow, Hyperledger Quilt and Hyperledger Sawtooth, among others.   “The amount of interest in getting involved with Hyperledger and increasing diversity of organizations joining our efforts in 2017 is really building momentum,” said Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director,…

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