IBM Developing New Blockchain Smart Contract System

IBM Developing New Blockchain Smart Contract System

IBM is working on a new blockchain project for smart contract creation. The Wall Street Journal reports the company's research arm is using the basic bitcoin codebase to create a new blockchain system that will eventually be released as open-source software. IBM said that "dozens" of employees are involved in the initiative, and that the project is distinct from ADEPT, a proof-of-concept for the Internet of Things unveiled earlier this year. The Journal spoke with IBM research senior vice president Arvind Krishna, who told the newspaper that the company's blockchain system won't have an....


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