‘Blockchain Is Really Democratizing a Lot of Things,’ Interview With Marta Piekarska, Director of Hyperledger’s Ecosystem

Talking with the director of ecosystem at Hyperledger on blockchain adoption, community stereotypes and the power of education. This interview has been edited and condensed. Hyperledger, an open source project, was created in 2016 by the Linux Foundation in order to support the development of blockchain-based distributed ledgers. All the members of Hyperledger — including […]

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Honda And GM to Research Smart Grid, Electric Car Interoperability With Blockchain Tech

Major automobile manufacturers Honda and GM are jointly working on a blockchain project for electric vehicles with smart grids. Major automobile manufacturers Honda and General Motors (GM) are jointly conducting research on electric vehicle and smart grid interoperability using blockchain tech, Japanese news outlet Nikkei reported on May 20. As part of the project, Honda […]

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FedEx Blockchain Strategist Sees Teamwork as Key to Developing Blockchain Business Models

Senior executives acknowledged the technology is not yet superior for its purposes, while remaining optimistic about development. A senior executive from American delivery services company FedEx is unconvinced about the benefits of blockchain technology in its present form, Memphis-based local news outlet Commercial Appeal reported on May 20. In a new interview, the firm’s dedicated […]

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Amazon Web Services Launches Managed Blockchain Service

Amazon Web Services has made its Amazon Managed Blockchain generally available. Amazon Web Services (AWS), the cloud computing platform subsidiary of retail giant Amazon, has made its Amazon Managed Blockchain (AMB) generally available, according to an announcement on April 30. The product will purportedly allow customers to set up blockchain networks within their organizations, and […]

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FedEx Executive Advocates for Industry Blockchain Standards

The CIO of American delivery services company FedEx, Rob Carter, has called for blockchain standards for the industry. Rob Carter, the chief information officer of American delivery services company FedEx, has called for uniform standards in the blockchain industry, tech-focused media outlet Computerworld reported on April 25. Speaking at the Blockchain Global Revolution Conference, Carter […]

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Samsung IT Subsidiary Releases New Version of Enterprise Blockchain Platform

Samsung SDS has released a new version of its enterprise blockchain platform. Samsung SDS, the IT subsidiary of international technology giant Samsung Group, has released a new version of its enterprise blockchain platform dubbed Nexledger Universal, according to a press release on April 24. Nexledger Universal offers an application programing interface that can be applied […]

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