Topic: blockchain

Gartner’s top 10 technology trends for 2019

Gartner has revealed its annual technology trends for the upcoming year at this week’s Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Orlando. The research firm produces its Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends list every year to give organizations insight into what they can expect. According to Gartner, a strategic technology trend refers to a trend that has substantial disruptive … continue reading

Microsoft partners with DIF and W3C on Decentralized Identity

As our lives become increasingly digital at home and at work, Microsoft wants to make sure users have the proper privacy, security and control of their data. The company is actively collaborating with the Decentralized Identity Foundation (DIF) and the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Credentials Community Group to provide an Decentralized Identity (DID) solution, … continue reading

Leading investors team with Oasis Labs to accelerate the blockchain ecosystem

Today in the opening keynote at the SF Blockchain Week Epicenter, Oasis Labs announced a partnership with a16zcrypto, Accel, Binance Labs, Pantera Capital and Polychain Capital to launch a first-of-its kind program to accelerate privacy-first computing on blockchain. The Oasis Startup Hub will provide innovative developers with guidance from leading investors, hands-on technical support and … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Hasura GraphQL Engine, Pusher’s Beams API, and The Linux Foundation’s blockchain course

Hasura has announced that event triggers are now available in Hasura GraphQL Engine. This open-source capability is designed to enable developers to rigger serverless functions or webhooks whenever there is a change in the database. According to the company, some use cases that this will provide include creating push notifications that trigger when a new … continue reading

SD Times news digest: WhiteSource’s free vulnerability checker, Julia 1.0, and the Blockchain Learning Center

WhiteSource is making its Vulnerability Checker available for free for developers to detect if their solutions contain any of the 50 most critical open-source bugs out there today. The checker will enable users to import and scan any library as well as check if their projects are susceptible to the most recent and common bugs. … continue reading

IBM and Columbia University to launch new blockchain center

IBM and Columbia University are teaming up to launch a new center dedicated to researching, educating and innovating blockchain technology and data transparency. This is just one of the recent steps IBM has made to accelerate the adoption of blockchain. The company has previously launched the IBM Blockchain Platform Starter Plan, Blockchain Starter Services, Blockchain … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Oracle Blockchain Cloud, McAfee MVISION and Anaconda Enterprise 5.2

After a successful early-adopter phase, Oracle has announced its Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service is now generally available. The service is a platform for developing digital blockchain networks with hooks into Oracle’s PaaS and SaaS cloud and on-premises applications. “Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service provides customers with a development platform to build their own networks, and to … continue reading

Researchers launch Oasis Labs for a cloud computing platform on blockchain

Researchers from UC Berkeley, MIT, Stanford, University of Washington, Cornell, and Google have come together to launch Oasis Labs and build a high-performance cloud computing platform on blockchain. Oasis Labs will be led by Dawn Song, a MacArthur fellow and professor of computer science at UC Berkeley. Together, the researchers will work to bring smart … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Neurala Brain Builder beta program, Dispatch Labs developer test network, and Google Play app discovery improvements

Neurala announced plans to launch the Neurala Brain Builder beta program this month. The program is designed to streamline the creation, deployment, analysis and management of deep learning applications, according to the company. “Whereas AI applications are growing at an exponential rate, the existing workflow for creating, validating, deploying, analyzing, and improving their performance has … continue reading

SD Times news digest: The Linux Foundation’s blockchain courses, Alexa Skills Kit SDK for Python, and Instana’s sample microservice application

The Linux Foundation has announced enrollment is now open for a new blockchain training course and a Blockchain for Business professional certificate program that are being offered through edX. The course and certificate program will teach students about the impact of blockchain technology and a way of demonstrating that knowledge. “In the span of only … continue reading

IBM announces starter platform for blockchain developers

IBM is continuing its effort to democratize blockchain technology for developers. The company announced the availability of the IBM Blockchain Platform Starter Plan designed to give developers, startups and enterprises the tools for building blockchain proofs-of-concept and an end-to-end developer experience. “What do you get when you offer easy access to an enterprise blockchain test … continue reading

How software developers will write the future of energy through blockchain

It was 75 years ago this month that construction began on ENIAC, the world’s first digital, programmable, Turing-complete computer. Funded by the U.S. Army and housed at the University of Pennsylvania, its advent unlocked a new technological era for the world. We may now be on the precipice of yet another transformative moment, this time … continue reading

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