Tag: DLT

Distributed Ledger Technology Vs Blockchain Technology

People often think of blockchain technology and distributed ledger technology as one and the same. Interestingly enough, that is not the case, even though it is not hard to see why some people would think along those lines. These terms have become entwined over the past few years, although it is important to distinguish the two from one another. Distributed Ledger Technology It is difficult to come across a unified …
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4 Blockchain Consortia to Look out for

Quite a few different blockchain “alliances” have been formed over the past few years. Distributed ledger technology is of keen interest to enterprises all over the world, even though the number of practical use cases remains fairly limited. The year 2017 could be the defining moment for all of these blockchain alliances to back up their bold claims with working projects. Below are four of the most promising blockchain collaborative …
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ECB And Bank of Japan Collaborate On DLT Research To Revamp Market Infrastructure

Blockchain technology is becoming the new norm among financial institutions all over the world. The European Central Bank is joining forces with the Bank of Japan to explore a new DLT initiative for market infrastructure– quite an intriguing development, although it was only a matter of time until the ECB started paying attention to the blockchain. Bank of Japan And ECB Form A DLT Coalition The news came as quite …
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Bank of Finland Joins The Distributed Ledger Technology Bandwagon

The number of financial institutions exploring blockchain potential just keeps on growing. Finland’s central bank is the latest institution to acknowledge the potential of distributed ledgers. They have also organized a seminar on blockchain technology in various sectors of our society–an exciting development, but which blockchain will they use? Proprietary Blockchains Are Not The Solution To Save Finance Not too many details are known related to the blockchain plans by …
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