Chinese search engine Baidu joins Hyperledger blockchain consortium
Chinese search engine Baidu has joined the Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger blockchain consortium. Information about this appeared on the consortium’s website and on the company’s Twitter..
Baidu Vice President Zhang Xu Yang said that by joining the consortium, his company expects to use blockchain to “better tailor” its system to user needs..
“For the past 17 years, we have been striving to fulfill our mission by listening to our users,” he said. “We are delighted to be part of Hyperledger and look forward to working together to develop open blockchain solutions with other members of the organization.”.
Note that the consortium members today are more than 160 companies, including many well-known brands, including Accenture, IBM, JP Morgan, R3, Cisco and SAP.
Hyperledger CEO Brian Behlendorf said: “Baidu’s deep knowledge of providing information and services to users will be an incredibly valuable experience for us as we intend to continue to expand our influence in Asia and launch new global product launches with Hyperledger technology.”.
As a reminder, earlier this week it became known that the Danish commercial web and free billing platform Tradeshift joined the Hyperledger consortium..
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