Baidu launches beta version of "Xuperchain" blockchain for distributed application deployment

On January 21, Chinese Internet company Baidu Inc. announced today that it has launched a public beta version of its "Xuperchain" open distributed ledger blockchain project. According to the company's website, the Xuperchain blockchain network has executed more than 450 million transactions and currently hosts nearly 3.5 million users. The network is also tracking about 350 TPS, which is higher than the Etalum public network and can maintain 15 TPS.