Hedera Hashgraph Blog

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.

Hedera Hashgraph Named a Cool Vendor in the May 2020 Gartner Cool Vendors in Blockchain Technology Report

Jun 11, 2020Hedera Hashgraph

Dallas, TX — June 11, 2020 — Hedera Hashgraph, an enterprise-grade public distributed ledger platform, has been recognized as a Cool Vendor in Gartner’s recent report, Cool Vendors in Blockchain Technology.

AdsDax achieves 1372 cryptocurrency transactions per second on Hedera Hashgraph with Zee Entertainment Enterprises; Sets new industry record

Jun 08, 2020Hedera Hashgraph

Swansea, UK — 8 June 2020 — AdsDax, a decentralized advertising platform and marketplace to create, buy, verify, and sell advertising, has achieved over 1300 cryptocurrency transactions per second on Hedera Hashgraph’s enterprise grade distributed ledger.

Mirror Node Ecosystem Update

Jun 05, 2020Cooper Kunz

Hedera mirror nodes store transactions that have occurred on the Hedera network, exposing them to consumers and developers alike through user interfaces (explorers) and APIs. We’re excited to see that the Hedera ecosystem is constantly growing, with each new service providing unique offerings.

New (v3) of the Hbar Economics Whitepaper

Jun 04, 2020Hedera Hashgraph

Hedera has released the latest version (v3) of its Hbar Economics Whitepaper. The purpose of this paper is to provide the Hedera community with transparency and insight into the distribution, allocation, and ecosystem of hbar.

Hedera Technical Insights: Counting Votes - why a 2/3 threshold?

Jun 04, 2020Paul Madsen

Nodes in a hashgraph network apply a 2/3 threshold in the virtual voting procedure – as soon as more than this fraction of consistent votes (or vote stake) are counted on the fame of a particular witness, then that election is complete. So why 2/3 and not some other fraction? It turns out that requiring nodes count just over 2/3 votes is the best compromise between defending against two different types of attacks.

Transparent Voting on Hedera Consensus Service - The Origin of Attica

Jun 03, 2020Waylon Jepsen

Attica is a Colorado State University project that aims to improve the security and transparency of elections. They use Hedera Consensus Service to log votes that are verifiable by everyone.

LG Joins Hedera Governing Council to Accelerate Innovation and Adoption of Public DLT Globally

May 27, 2020Hedera Hashgraph

SEOUL and DALLAS, May 27, 2020 — LG Electronics Inc. (LG) and Hedera Hashgraph, an enterprise-grade distributed ledger platform, today announced that LG has joined the Hedera Governing Council. The Council, designed to enable the most decentralized governance model for a public ledger, will comprise up to 39 global organizations from a diverse array of industries and geographies.