Indian university joins Hedera decentralized governance council

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) has become a member of the Hedera Hashgraph’s council for decentralized governance. IIT Madras is one of the top institutes for technical education in India, which falls under the direct jurisdiction of India’s Ministry of Education. As a member of the Hedera Governing Council, IITM has become one… Continue reading Indian university joins Hedera decentralized governance council

Hedera Hashgraph Blockchain Being Used to Prevent Coupon Fraud | BTCMANAGER

According to a Forbes report published on April 27, 2020, non-profit platform Coupon Bureau is set to adopt Hedera Hashgraph’s blockchain to mitigate risks associated with coupon fraud. Hedera Hashgraph Blockchain to Tackle Coupon Frauds Coupon Bureau, an industry-managed coupon data exchange platform that comprises retail giants including Target and General Mills, among others, is… Continue reading Hedera Hashgraph Blockchain Being Used to Prevent Coupon Fraud | BTCMANAGER

Hedera to Compensate Investors That Lock Tokens With More Crypto

Blockchain firm Hedera announced that holders of its HBAR token that decide to lock their crypto assets will be compensated with more cryptocurrency. In a blog post on Dec. 23, the company announced that, beginning in early 2020, HBAR holders that participated in the token sale will be able to take part in a program… Continue reading Hedera to Compensate Investors That Lock Tokens With More Crypto

Hedera’s Performance Comes at the Expense of Decentralization, Skeptics Claim

US-based blockchain firm Hedera Hashgraph launched its mainnet on Monday. Despite being supported by some large companies, skeptics say its blockchain version lacks key features that ensure decentralization. How Can Hedera Handle 10k Transactions per Second? Hedera claims to process about 10,000 transactions per second (tps). The speed is incredible, considering that Bitcoin handles 2.8… Continue reading Hedera’s Performance Comes at the Expense of Decentralization, Skeptics Claim

Hedera Hashgraph’s Mainnet Open Access Will Launch on September 16

Hedera hashgraph, the super-fast blockchain network, will open Mainnet Open Access from September 16th, 2019. Under this project, any developer can start building dApps on Hedera’s platform. Developers can also run mirror nodes that provide access to all consensus decisions.  Hedera claims Open Access beta will allow up to 10,000 transactions each second. Bitcoin and… Continue reading Hedera Hashgraph’s Mainnet Open Access Will Launch on September 16

Hedera Governing Council Onboards IBM and Tata Communications | BTCMANAGER

In a blog post on August 12, 2019, Hedera Hashgraph, a decentralized public blockchain network announced that IBM and Tata Communications, a leading telecommunications company and global provider of digital infrastructure services,  have joined the Hedera Governing Council, to guide the guide growth of the Hashgraph distributed ledger. New Partners Per the blog post, IBM… Continue reading Hedera Governing Council Onboards IBM and Tata Communications | BTCMANAGER

Hedera Hashgraph Thinks It Can One-Up Bitcoin And Ethereum With Faster Transactions

Cryptocurrency startup Hedera announced plans to launch a new virtual currency platform in the second half of this year. So far, Hedera has raised $18 million in funding from accredited investors, including cryptocurrency holding company Digital Currency Group. The Hedera Hashgraph Platform, formerly known as Hashgraph, is not built on a blockchain, the technology that… Continue reading Hedera Hashgraph Thinks It Can One-Up Bitcoin And Ethereum With Faster Transactions