Taking a bootstrapped initiative to a healthy open-source project is difficult. But when there’s only approximately 100 developers in the world that have a deep understanding of the technology, such as blockchain, the difficulty increases dramatically. Open-source veteran Brian Behlendorf was aware of the challenges when the Linux Foundation tapped him to lead the Hyperledger Project as its executive director in May.
The emergent technology blockchain has been roiling the technology and financial services industries for months, and, now, people in other industries and government agencies are asking questions about it. I’m convinced that it has the potential to transform not only the way commerce is done but the interplay between governments, businesses and citizens…
Just before Christmas, Overstock.com and its free-thinking CEO, Patrick Byrne, announced that the Securities and Exchange Commission had approved its plan to issue stock over the blockchain, the vast online ledger that drives the bitcoin digital currency.
The folks at the Linux Foundation have been really busy lately as they continue to launch new collaborative projects. The latest is the Hyperledger Project, an open source project to advance the blockchain digital technology (think of the Bitcoin protocol) for recording and verifying transactions.
The Linux Foundation, a non-profit organisation geared to promoting open source technology has announced 30 members from across the finance and technology industries have joined its new Hyperledger Project.
The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, announced on Tuesday the members, open governance structure and technical updates to the new Hyperledger Project that was announced at the end of 2015.
Earlier this week Bitcoin Magazine reported that the Linux Foundation announced technical updates to the new Hyperledger Project, a formal open governance structure, as well as new members from across the industry.
The Linux Foundation, a non-profit organization providing tools, training and events to scale open source projects, has announced new members to the Hyperledger Project. The Linux Foundation was launched in 2000 and aims at building ecosystems that accelerate open technology development and commercial adoption. Together with the worldwide open source community, it creates the largest shared technology investment in history.
The Hyperledger Project was an announcement that came as a surprise when first revealed. It emerged as a high-profile undertaking of a blockchain project that took its cues from the distributed ledger technology powering a technological innovation, Bitcoin.
The Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Project, an open source blockchain working group, announced that it has received code contributions from across its 30 founding members, which will be reviewed by its newly-formed technical steering committee.