Not a traditional firewall, the term denotes how Corda is able to limit communication between blockchain nodes operating in different environments. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/r3-launches-corda-enterprise-with-first-ever-blockchain-firewall/. …

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“Convergence” means different things to different people in the blockchain space. But it’s a word that’s cropping up again and again. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/public-private-blockchain-distinctions-falling-fashion/. …

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A newly released Intel patent application sets out a system for automatically creating and validating blocks on a distributed ledger. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/no-miners-intel-seeks-to-automate-dlt-block-verification/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Most big firms find blockchain compelling, but some of those same firms also find it overhyped, according to a new survey. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/deloitte-3-out-of-4-big-companies-see-compelling-case-for-blockchain/. …

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A pioneer of public-key cryptography said the blockchain boom represents a “resurgence” of the work he helped start in the 1970s. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/whitfield-diffie-talks-cryptography-resurgence-blockchain/. …

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A scientific institution overseen by China has announced that it will produce monthly assessments of blockchain projects. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/china-backed-researchers-to-rank-the-worlds-blockchains/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Microsoft announced a new “scaffolding” toolkit through its Azure Blockchain Workbench, which can help developers quickly build applications. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/microsoft-unveils-new-blockchain-developer-tools-azure/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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The Australian Securities Exchange provided an update on its plans to replace its settlement and clearing system with blockchain technology. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/australian-securities-exchange-eyes-end-2020-dlt-rollout/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Giving up full decentralization could solve many of blockchain’s existing problems, says Yao Qian, research director at China’s central bank. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/pboc-research-lead-touts-hybrid-approach-to-blockchain-decentralization/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Sony believes a blockchain can be used as a digital rights management solution by storing ownership information. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/sony-eyes-blockchain-use-for-digital-rights-data/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Canadian government-backed Blockchain Research Institute announced the addition of 12 new members today, including cloud computing company Salesforce. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/salesforce-among-12-new-members-join-blockchain-research-institute/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Elemential, which is based in Mumbai, India, seeks to remove the pain of “blockchain administration.” This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/wordpress-blockchain-startup-seeks-solve-enterprise-pain-points/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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China-based cloud network provider Xunlei has launched a blockchain platform, undeterred by ongoing allegations it held an unlawful ICO. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/xunlei-launches-blockchain-platform-amid-ongoing-ico-lawsuits/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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At the Synchronize 2018 conference in New York City, enterprise blockchains heavyweights made it clear they want to build ethereum-like platforms. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/blythe-masters-business-blockchain-wont-winner-takes/. …

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The Batavia blockchain trade finance platform has completed a pilot that conducted live cross-border transactions involving corporate clients. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/ubs-backed-blockchain-platform-completes-live-trade-transactions/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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British Petroleum would consider partnering with startups that conduct initial coin offerings, and it’s tested “internal” tokens, an executive said. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/energy-giant-bp-says-tested-internal-tokens/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Global insurance company Marsh is piloting a proof of insurance platform on a blockchain with IBM’s help. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/insurance-broker-marsh-working-ibm-blockchain-platform/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Decentralized protocol 0x has raised $775,000 through a SAFT sale last year. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/0x-startup-775k-saft-sale-last-year/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and Information.

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The firm founded by the “father” of mortgage-backed securities has partnered with blockchain startup Symbiont to shake up the mortgage industry. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/blockchain-startup-symbiont-teams-wall-street-legend-ranieri/. …

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A Mexican government announced a blockchain-based project intended to reduce corruption in bidding for government contracts. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/mexico-tests-blockchain-track-public-contract-bids/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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The Singapore government is launching an innovation-boosting blockchain challenge that will reward successful projects with funding. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/singapore-launches-blockchain-challenge-with-funding-prizes/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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The Bank of England has launched a proof of concept that will explore DLT-compatibility with its real time gross settlement service. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bank-england-test-dlt-interacts-new-settlement-system/. …

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Last year saw a sharp rise in blockchain-related patent applications across the globe, according to the South Korean Intellectual Property Office. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/global-blockchain-patent-filings-spiked-in-2017-koreas-ip-office-says/. …

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Stellar isn’t so far behind bitcoin in absorbing a faster and cheaper layer touted as the future of cryptocurrency payments. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/stellar-goes-lightning-2018-launch-target/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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The startup that oversees development of the world’s third most-valuable cryptocurrency, XRP, is moving to upgrade the underlying technology on which it operates. Announced Wednesday, San Francisco-based startup Ripple is releasing…

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