Latest Hyperledger News

  • Soramitsu Starts Testing ‘White Tiger’ Digital Currency in Japan
    Soramitsu Starts Testing ‘White Tiger’ Digital Currency in Japan
    A Nikkei article states that Soramitsu will start testing its ‘White Tiger’ digital currency for retailers at a university in Fukushima. Japanese blockchain company Soramitsu announced it would start testing a new local digital currency for retailers at the University of Aizu. According to a June 29 report in the Nikkei newspaper, Soramitsu will begin testing “White Tiger,” a digital currency sitting on the company’s native Hyperledger Iroha blockchain.
  • Not Just a Pretty Name: Blockchain Creating Real Value in Traditional Industries
    Not Just a Pretty Name: Blockchain Creating Real Value in Traditional Industries
    Blockchain technology is transitioning from a conceptual tool that powered the ICO boom into a value-adding service for mainstream industries. Blockchain technology has proliferated in a number of industries outside of the cryptocurrency space in the decade since Bitcoin’s (BTC) inception.
  • Blockchain Platform We.Trade Reportedly Slashes Workforce by Half
    Blockchain Platform We.Trade Reportedly Slashes Workforce by Half
    The blockchain trade finance platform backed by major banks reportedly laid off almost half of its workforce due to a lack of funding. Owing to ongoing financial difficulties, the IBM Hyperledger-powered trade finance blockchain platform we.trade is laying off almost half of its workforce. According to a Global Trade Review report, “more than a dozen employees” were laid off and most of them belonged to the commercial and product-focused verticals of the company. We.trade was jointly owned and funded by 12 influential banks and financial institutions such as Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Rabobank, Santander and Société Générale.