Hedera Hashgraph Blog

An update on Swisscom Blockchain

Jul 02, 2020Kamal Youssefi

We were proud to be one of the inaugural five council members to join officially, and we were part of the announcement in February 2018 at the Hedera Forum in Seoul. However, for now, the Hedera Governing Council will continue on without the Swisscom Blockchain.

How Council Engagement Continues to Evolve

Jul 02, 2020Brett McDowell

It was my privilege to convene the first Hedera Council meeting of 2020 at our headquarters in Dallas, Texas – three days before the Updated WHO recommendations for international traffic in relation to COVID-19 outbreak were published.

Winners of Hedera20 Virtual Hackathon Chosen from Over 800 Competing Developers

Jun 25, 2020Hedera Hashgraph

DALLAS, June 25, 2020 -- Hedera Hashgraph, an enterprise-grade distributed ledger platform, today announced the winners of the Hedera20 Virtual Hackathon. The hackathon featured several challenges and ran for six weeks from May 1st to June 12th, 2020. Teams were challenged to solve issues surrounding digital identity, security, charitable giving, healthcare, climate change, and beyond.

Hedera20 Hackathon Winners

Jun 25, 2020Cooper Kunz

The Hedera20 Virtual Hackathon is officially over. There were over 800 registrants and over 40 projects submitted at the end of the event. For those that missed the livestream event, here is a recap of the hackathon winners.

Build a Supply Chain on Hedera with Open Sourced Open Waters

Jun 22, 2020Kent Makishima

Armada Chain has open sourced Open Waters. Available in multiple languages, the SDK abstracts common complexities, making it easier to use Hedera for managing supply chain track and trace data.

Hedera20 Virtual Hackathon Recap

Jun 19, 2020Cooper Kunz

We've recently wrapped up submissions for Hedera20, our first virtual hackathon, with over 800 attendees. The event was focused on the newly released Hedera Consensus Service (HCS) and had over $35,000 in HBAR prizes. We also had sponsor challenges from several great companies, including Armanino, DragonGlass, Hashing Systems, MoonPay, and Mousebelt, giving away a lot of awesome prizes themselves, including over $5,000, and acceptance into a startup accelerator program. Learn more about the event and submitted projects in this blog post.

Hedera Hashgraph Joins World Wide Web Consortium (W3C); New DID Method Published by W3C Credentials Community Group

Jun 17, 2020Hedera Hashgraph

Dallas, TX – June 17th, 2020 - Hedera Hashgraph, an enterprise-grade distributed ledger platform, has joined W3C as a member organization, and has registered a DID Method to the W3C Credentials Community Group’s Decentralized Identifier (DID) registry.

Proving GDPR, CCPA, and Privacy Compliance with Hedera Consensus Service

Jun 15, 2020Paul Madsen

Regulations like the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in the EU and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) specify strict rules for how businesses collect, store, and share individuals’ personal data. Hedera Consensus Service can uniquely compliantly manage this data while also providing evidence of a businesses' response to meet these growing requirements.

A MENA region first: Zain Group joins Hedera Governing Council to create a safer, fairer, more secure internet

Jun 14, 2020Hedera Hashgraph

Zain Group [Kuwait Stock Exchange (stock ticker: ZAIN)] the leading mobile telecom innovator serving 49.5 million customers in eight markets across the Middle East and Africa today announces it is joining the highly innovative Hedera Governing Council.