Digital Asset is making its smart contract language open-source to help more enterprises access blockchain

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  • Digital Asset is making its smart contract language public
  • The firm hopes its design will make it easier for large companies to use
Digital Asset, the New York-based firm helping big banks wade into blockchain, seems to be fulfilling its new CEO’s plans to make its tech more open.  The company announced Thursday that it would make its DAML smart contract language open-source for banks and other institutions to freely use and tinker with. Only last month, recently-appointed […]

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Aug 11, 2021, 5:18PM UTC