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R3’s Hearn and Brown Say Enterprise Blockchain’s Day of Reckoning Is Here

R3’s Hearn and Brown Say Enterprise Blockchain’s Day of Reckoning Is Here This space ain’t big enough for all of us. That about sums up the way R3’s technical chiefs, CTO Richard Gendal Brown and lead platform engineer Mike Hearn, view the rivalry among enterprise blockchain solutions. While it may …

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IBM Makes Another Blockchain Identity Play With Health Data App

IBM Makes Another Blockchain Identity Play With Health Data App IBM’s blockchain division is widening its work in the nascent field of “self-sovereign identity” – technology designed to give individuals greater control over their personal data. Announced today, the tech giant is working with Hu-manity.co, whose #My31 app just became …

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How to Make Public Blockchains Safe for Enterprise Use

How to Make Public Blockchains Safe for Enterprise Use Paul Brody is EY’s global innovation leader for blockchain. The views expressed are his own. At the beginning of this year, I wrote a column predicting that companies would find the allure of public blockchains irresistible. While a world of private …

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Microsoft Is Slowly (But Surely) Connecting Blockchain to Main Products

Microsoft Is Slowly (But Surely) Connecting Blockchain to Main Products Three years ago, Microsoft Azure was the first to bring blockchain to the cloud. Now it’s connecting the technology to just about everything else. The software giant has quietly been building bridges between its blockchain services and other, widely used …

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Former Ripple CTO’s Blockchain Project Coil Enters Closed Beta

Former Ripple CTO’s Blockchain Project Coil Enters Closed Beta “Coil, a new company founded by Ripple’s former chief technology officer Stefan Thomas, has launched a closed beta. The project – which aims to allow web content creators to better monetize their work – was announced in May, when Thomas departed …

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As Central Banks Go Digital, Crypto Competition Looms

As Central Banks Go Digital, Crypto Competition Looms Michael J. Casey is the chairman of CoinDesk’s advisory board and a senior advisor for blockchain research at MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative. The following article originally appeared in CoinDesk Weekly, a custom-curated newsletter delivered every Sunday exclusively to our subscribers. With blockchain platforms …

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90 Companies Join IBM and Maersk’s Blockchain Supply Chain

90 Companies Join IBM and Maersk’s Blockchain Supply Chain IBM and shipping giant Maersk have recruited a sturdy crew for their global trade blockchain platform. Revealed Wednesday, the companies have already signed up more than 90 firms for the platform since it was spun off from Maersk in January. They have …

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