News of Note—Akraino Edge Stack goes live; service providers team up on blockchain trial

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> The Linux Foundation's Akraino Edge Stack, which is an open source software stack that supports cloud services optimized for edge computing systems and applications, announced it has moved from formation into execution. Release

> Service providers CBCcom, PCCW Global, Sparkle and Tata Communications, together with technology vendors Clear Blockchain Technologies and Cataworx, have joined forces on a proof of concept blockchain trial. Release

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