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Aleph Zero Wins a Parachain Slot, Connects to the Polkadot Ecosystem
Aleph Zero has won a Polkadot parachain slot auction as a step towards establishing a cross-chain bridge infrastructure for the ecosystem. Learn more about the details. We are thrilled to announce that Aleph Zero has won Auction #38 for the Polkadot parachain slot. The bid has been made in an effort to secure the infrastructure
Blockchain and Automotive Industry. Where Are They Heading?
An Overview of Blockchain Projects Within the Automotive Industry The automotive industry is already exploring the blockchain space.According to Deloitte’s 2018 global blockchain survey, 73% of respondents think that DLT will disrupt the automotive industry. This statement makes this particular industry the most open to this new technology. The hope is to bring back more clarity
Aleph Protocol Got Peer-Reviewed
UPDATE: THE WHITEPAPER IS ONLINE HERE. Aleph protocol has been peer-reviewed and selected for publication in the proceedings of the Advances in Financial Technologies (AFT). It’s one of the top academic conferences in the distributed ledger space. Long story short — we’ve always recognized that our tech is awesome and now other people think so as well! Out
Aleph Zero Foundation Joins the Swiss-Polish Blockchain Association
Aleph Zero Foundation joins the Swiss-Polish Blockchain Association(SPBA) to help strengthen the collaboration between Switzerland and Poland in the Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) space. We are honored to join the group of organizations such as Orion Vault, LEXcellence, Sionik Communications, Heller.ch Consulting, Polish Blockchain and New Technology Chamber of Commerce, and Polish Bitcoin Association. Spreading awareness about
The Problem of Bribery in Voting. Can We Solve It?
Whenever voting is involved, one question is ubiquitous: how can we tell if the results have not been skewed due to bribing the voters? Democracy is a system where people vote for solving issues or to make governance decisions. In the simplest cases the majority wins, which has its own problems as we will describe
It Happened: Mercedes-Benz Will Use Blockchain
The technology advancements are constantly reshaping our surroundings. Turns out, blockchain might become the driving force of the near-future transportation. The Background — How is a Car Made? If you think that car manufacturers, like Audi or Mercedes-Benz, are responsible for the entire production process, you have a lot to catch up on. In pursuit
Pascal Schmid Joins the Aleph Zero Foundation Board
We are happy to announce Pascal Schmid agreed to join Aleph Zero Foundation Board, effective immediately. Pascal is a Swiss national with 10+ years spent working with firms such as Credit Suisse, LeasePlan, Steiner AG, and Calltrade among others. He is an experienced C-level executive with finance and economics expertise, fintech and DLT included. Since
Recycling the Agreement: Distributed Consensus on DAGs
In recent years, we have witnessed a growing number of new-wave DAG-based cryptocurrencies. It started (most likely) with DAGCoin¹ in 2015, which was followed by many other projects, such as IOTA, Byteball, Hashgraph, Chainspace, PARSEC, Fantom, and, of course, Aleph. In this article, we will first share our view of why DAGs are receiving increased attention
Blockchain and the World Economic Forum—Here’s What Really Matters
Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) are a trend that's still growing — especially during events such as Davos.