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Monday, August 12, 2019

IBM, Tata Join Hedera Hashgraph Council

More indication that IBM is serious about Blockchain.  Also link with Tata

From Reuters.

IBM, India's Tata join U.S. tech platform's governing council.   International Business Machines Corp and Tata Communications have joined the governing council of Hedera Hashgraph, a distributed public ledger platform that aims to be faster and runs at a larger scale than current blockchain technologies, a top official at Hedera said .... ' 

And from Coindesk: 

" ... Hedera claims its flavor of distributed ledger technology (DLT), which works differently than blockchains, can facilitate micropayments and distributed file storage, support smart contracts and will eventually allow private networks to plug into the public one to take advantage of its transaction ordering mechanism. .... "

See also  https://www.hedera.com/   The proof of stake architecture makes considerable claims of speed, scale, security, low costs and confirmations.  A method using voting with directed acyclic graphs.  See also:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hashgraph   Youtube visual explanation.   Much more at their site.

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