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Blockchain technologies and cryptocurrencies will be front and center at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Technology Advisory Committee meeting Wednesday, according to a newly published agenda. The meeting’s agenda, released late Monday afternoon, outlines how the first two panels will focus on blockchain and its potential applications to derivatives markets, as well as the relevant …

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It turns out, last year’s mantra “make blockchain real” was little more than wishful thinking. Instead of the increased efficiency, enterprises have encountered impractically slow transaction volumes; instead of a transparent world with ultimate accountability, companies holding sensitive customer data faced regulatory concerns. Still, there’s reason to believe the same rosy-colored forecast just might come …

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The number of blockchain jobs posted in the U.S. this year has seen a dramatic increase, according to data provided to CoinDesk from one of the largest jobs sites. The just-published statistics from Indeed.com indicate that, since last December, that number has increased by 207 percent. Even more dramatically, the number of blockchain jobs has …

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Korean banking giant Nonghyup (NH) Bank, which specializes in agricultural and commercial credit and banking services in South Korea, has joined the R3 Blockchain consortium, according to reports from local media. The consortium researches and develops Blockchain solutions for financial services. The announcement indicates that with the help of R3, the bank intends to implement …

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South Korean NongHyup Bank (NH Bank) has joined the R3 distributed ledger consortium. With the move, NH Bank, a Seoul-based agricultural bank, aims to collaborate with the enterprise-focused group’s other members in fostering developments in blockchain technology. According to a Business Korea report, an official from the the bank said: “We will acquire technology by joining the consortium …

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced a partnership with R3 to allow the company’s Corda platform to become one of the first ever distributed ledger technology solutions on the AWS. Corda allows users to deploy DApps onto the AWS platform and to create new apps directly. The relative victory for R3 comes on the heels …

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Consortium startup R3 has launched its Corda distributed ledger (DLT) platform on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) marketplace. Allowing AWS users to develop and deploy applications for finance and commerce – or use existing “CorDapps” from R3 – Corda has become one of the first DLT solutions available on the marketplace, according to an R3 blog post. …

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Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) has become the first Austrian banking group to join the R3 distributed ledger (DLT) consortium. The bank, which operates a banking network in central and eastern Europe, confirmed its participation in the enterprise-focused DLT project this week, indicating its desire to “exchange and collaborate with peers” and develop the security and …

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Distributed ledger technology (DLT) firm R3 is moving to more deeply integrate its Corda platform with Microsoft’s Azure cloud service. With the expanded partnership, announced yesterday, the two companies plan to offer “effortless deployment” of Corda and its networks on Azure, easing the process of setting up Corda nodes and networks for enterprises, and thus limiting …

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The Central Bank of Brazil is building with just about every blockchain it can get its hands on. In a new interview about its plans for the nascent technology, members of the central bank’s blockchain team revealed they are resuming work with R3’s Corda distributed ledger platform, months after ceasing development because the technology was deemed too …

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A Colombian financial regulator has become the latest member of the R3 blockchain consortium. With the move – which focuses on developing blockchains for enterprise – the Superintendencia Financiera de Colombia (SFC) indicated it plans to stay “up-to-date on latest advances and implementations” of distributed ledger technology (DLT) in financial services sector, according to a release. The …

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Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Global enterprise consortium R3 and 22 member banks have developed a cross-border payments platform based on Corda, its distributed ledger technology (DLT) software. The newly developed DLT infrastructure aims to sustain digitized versions of fiat currencies on a decentralized ledger, transferable between …

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Distributed ledger consortium R3 and 22 of its member banks have announced a cross-border payments platform built on top of the company’s Corda technology. Centered around the concept of creating digitized versions of fiat currencies that can be exchanged and transferred between different parties, the effort has seen involvement from banks including Barclays, BBVA, CIBC …

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