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Blockchain-development-with-strong-APIs

Blockchain development with strong APIs


Monday, January 21, 2019 by

2018 was the year of blockchain “pilot” projects - where companies began to truly explore all of the possibilities of the technology. For example, in PwC’s 2018 survey of 600 executives, 84 percent said their organizations had at least some involvement with blockchain technology - but only 15 percent reported having gone live. As we jump into 2019, ...


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Decentralized application development boosted with Lisk Core 1.0


Thursday, August 30, 2018 by

Lisk commenced the official release of Lisk Core 1.0 to its Mainnet following a period of rigorous testing and development. By utilizing sidechain technology written in JavaScript, Lisk’s Sidechain Development Kit (SDK) will enable developers to build scalable decentralized applications on blockchain, including deploying their own custom tokens. Commenting...


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The blockchain network to track and authenticate jewelry


Friday, April 27, 2018 by

IBM and a consortium of gold and diamond businesses announced the first cross-industry initiative to use blockchain to trace the provenance of finished pieces of jewelry across the supply chain for increased transparency.Asahi Refining (precious metals refiner), Helzberg Diamonds (U.S. jewelry retailer), LeachGarner (precious metals supplier), The Richline Group (global...


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Creating an app on Blockchain technology using JavaScript


Thursday, February 15, 2018 by

As Blockchain technology comes into its own, it is becoming increasingly important for software developers and programmers to acquaint themselves with the benefits which blockchain can provide the architects and users of digital platforms and applications.Lisk is an application platform whose Software Development Kit allows users to code in JavaScript to build Blockchai...


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Developing on blockchain needs to become easier


Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by

As we enter 2018 and the blockchain industry continues to boom, widespread adoption of the technology behind bitcoin is on everyone's mind. However, some believe that as long as transactions occur on-chain, blockchain technology will never overcome the scalability problem that has kneecapped its pursuit of mainstream adoption. We recently sat with Emin Mahrt, COO o...


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BLOCKv grants $500K to Science Blockchain during their ICO


Tuesday, October 24, 2017 by

Science Blockchain has announced that it was selected as the first developer-pool grant recipient by BLOCKv, a blockchain-based development platform for the creation of smart, secure and dynamic virtual objects.BLOCKv developer-pool grants were created to incentivize the developer community to utilize the technology and proliferate the digital goods economy, unleashing ...


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Easily use blockchain with industrial-grade security systems


Monday, February 13, 2017 by

Accenture has unveiled their new solution that simplifies the ability of blockchain technology to integrate with the industrial-grade security systems that support sectors including financial services, healthcare and government. The solution creates a developer-friendly interface between emerging blockchain platforms and widely used hardware security technology. Accentu...


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IBM Releases New Blockchain Services on the IBM Cloud


Friday, February 19, 2016 by

In addition to releasing more than 44,000 lines of code to the Linux Foundation's open source Hyperledger Project to help developers build secure distributed ledgers, IBM is increasing its technology and business consulting to facilitate blockchain distributed ledger technology.New blockchain services on the IBM CloudThe New IBM Cloud blockchain services are designed to...


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Linux Foundation Creates New Open Source Initiative for Blockchain Technology


Thursday, December 31, 2015 by

The Linux Foundation has announced a new collaborative effort to advance blockchain technology, which is the backbone that powers Bitcoin transactions. The goal of the project is to develop an enterprise grade, open source distributed ledger framework to help developers build industry-specific applications, platforms and hardware systems to support business transactions...