R3 Releases Code for Distributed Ledger Tech Corda

R3CEV, the startup behind the world’s largest banking consortium focused on distributed ledger applications, has made the code for its Corda platform freely available. The open-source release coincides with R3‘s contribution of the code to the Hyperledger project, the Linux Foundation-led blockchain effort first launched late...
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Europe’s Biggest Shipping Port Tests Blockchain Logistics

The operator of Europe’s largest shipping port is taking part in a new blockchain consortium focused on logistics. Announced earlier this month, the Netherlands-based effort includes support from a number of local and regional institutions, including the Port of Rotterdam, ABN Amro, Delft University and...
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EY Switzerland Will Accept Bitcoin Next Year

The Swiss branch of global professional services firm Ernst & Young is set to begin accepting bitcoin payments next year. Starting in January, EY Switzerland will accept bitcoin for invoice payments, the firm said last week. The company will also launch a new bitcoin ATM at its...
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R3’s Bank Exits Aren’t Bad News for the Blockchain Group

Noelle Acheson is a 10-year veteran of company analysis, corporate finance and fund management, and a member of CoinDesk’s product team. The following article originally appeared in CoinDesk Weekly, a custom-curated newsletter delivered every Sunday, exclusively to our subscribers. After a week of rumors and speculation, this...
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