Hedera Hashgraph Blog

IBM Blockchain Platform Tech Preview with Hedera Consensus Service

Apr 05, 2021Gehrig Kunz

The IBM Tech Preview consists of a set of guidelines, documentation, and support for deploying a permissioned Hyperledger Fabric network that uses the open-source Hedera Consensus Service plug-in. Businesses like Standard Bank and Hala Systems are actively deploying hybrid blockchain networks.

Sunsetting the Hedera Wallet for iOS / Android

Mar 24, 2021Brady Gentile

On May 31st, Hedera will officially remove the Hedera Wallet from the Google Play and iOS app stores. If you’re using the Hedera Wallet, please follow the instructions found in this blog posting. If you are not using the Hedera Wallet, then no action is required.

Announcing the 2021 Hedera MVPs

Mar 22, 2021Lina Tran

A Hedera MVP works hard to grow, foster, and educate the Hedera Hashgraph community. These individuals go above and beyond as volunteers in that capacity. Whether it is talking about the Hedera network with their friends and colleagues, contributing to open source projects, or launching a decentralized application on the Hedera network, these talented and inspiring individuals are key to moving the Hedera community forward.

New Hedera network nodes & decentralization update: Zain Group, Standard Bank, and eftpos

Mar 12, 2021Brady Gentile

The Hedera network has expanded from 16 nodes to 18 nodes, with the inclusion of Standard Bank and eftpos in the most recent mainnet update. Additionally, Zain Group’s node has migrated to a data center in Kuwait City, Kuwait under their control to support Hedera’s decentralization goals.

Hedera Developer Evangelist Cooper Kunz joins Calaxy as CTO

Mar 08, 2021Cooper Kunz

Cooper Kunz, Developer Evangelist at Hedera Hashgraph, will be advancing his career as the Chief Technology Officer of Calaxy — a social media application aimed at the creator economy, built on the Hedera public network.

Top 5 Global Utility EDF Joins Hedera Governing Council

Mar 04, 2021Hedera Hashgraph

Dallas, TX and Paris, FRANCE – March 4, 2021 – Électricité de France S.A. (EDF), a top five global utility firm serving customers worldwide, has joined the Hedera Governing Council and will run a Hedera network node.

Announcing the Hedera21 - Hello Tokenization - Hackathon Winners

Mar 02, 2021Cooper Kunz

After 4 weeks of hacking, the Hedera21 - Hello Tokenization hackathon has come to an end. With over 600 participants and 54 projects submitted, we couldn’t have been more thrilled with the diversity and quality of projects that teams build utilizing the new Hedera Token Service. Let’s take a look at the winning projects.

Migrating tokens on HTS from testnet to mainnet

Feb 26, 2021Cooper Kunz

Hedera21 has officially ended with over 600 participants and 60 projects submitted. We had 8 challenges from our sponsors Google, eftpos, Bitgo, DLA Piper, BCW, Chopra Foundation, UCL, Armanino — each bringing an exciting opportunity for hackers to build something new with the Hedera Token Service. Now that you’ve finished your Hedera21 project, here is a step-by-step guide to migrating to the public Hedera mainnet.

Standard Bank Group establishes Africa’s first Hedera network node to enable much-needed digitisation of cross-border trade processes

Feb 19, 2021Hedera Hashgraph

Johannesburg, South Africa and Dallas, TX – 24 February 2021 – Standard Bank Group, the largest African bank by assets, has partnered with Hedera Hashgraph, an enterprise-grade distributed public ledger, and joined the Hedera Governing Council.