IBM Collaborates With HACERA for the Initiative of Decentralized Yellow Pages for Blockchain Projects
According to an announcement dated September 13, IBM has collaborated on a decentralized cross-blockchain registry initiative which it mentions is a Yellow Pages analogue for blockchain projects.
Blockchain startup HACERA is leading the initiative called Unbounded Registry. It is designed to provide a decentralized means to register, join, transact, and look up across a variety of blockchain solutions, constructed to interoperate with all of today's distributed ledger technologies.
"IBM disclosed a Stellar-based "near-real-time" blockchain payment network known as Blockchain World Wire (BWW)"
As per reports, the project will cater to crucial issues in the field, including reserved naming for blockchain projects, the ability of blockchain networks and applications to be discovered, and a prospectus of domain-specific services and functions.
Other members of the registry include Chinese tech giant Huawei, Intel, Hitachi, Batavia, and the Australian Blockchain Association.
IBM is known for its openness to the application and study of blockchain technology across a number of fields. Earlier this month, IBM disclosed a Stellar-based "near-real-time" blockchain payment network known as Blockchain World Wire (BWW). The solution is developed for facilitating the international settlements between banks.
"Danish transport and logistics giant Maersk and IBM collaboratively launched their world-wide blockchain-enabled shipping solution"
In the month of August, Danish transport and logistics giant Maersk and IBM collaboratively launched their world-wide blockchain-enabled shipping solution. The platform is avowedly capable of tracking crucial data about each shipment in a supply chain in real time, generating an immutable, distributed record on the fly.
Earlier in June, IBM iX, the business and tech consulting wing of IBM, in association with software supplier Mediaocean, launched a blockchain-powered tracker for digital media transactions for countering the existing frauds in the media buying industry.