Monday, October 15, 2018

IBM Food Trust expands blockchain network with Carrefour

IBM is growing its food supply chain network, IBM Food Trust with the addition of Carrefour. Plus, this food safety network is now generally available after 18 months in testing, during...

Extauri to bridge traditional and crypto finance?

Extauri claims it is Europe's first secure and compliant trading platform for cryptocurrency tokens, fiat currency and traditional banking products (such as stocks, bonds, and ETFs). Extauri's professed mission is to...

Fancy blockchain? Know what you are doing?

Fancy blockchain? It is fashionable, arguably too fashionable. In some 'industries' (financial services, supply chain aviation, government) there is activity, some well-honed but more bound up in proof of concept projects....

TIBCO tools to complement blockchain

TIBCO's approach to blockchain appears to be pragmatic. Rather than dive all-in with its own blockchain framework (as with Hyperledger, R3, or the IBM, Oracle, AWS and Microsoft variants) TIBCO prefers...

EEA+Hyperledger collaborate

Through joint associate memberships, Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) and Hyperledger will collaborate in a joint quest to address demand for blockchain solutions with enterprise quality. EEA is the global standards organization...

Blockchain-based IIN signs up >75 banks

J.P. Morgan has expanded its Interbank Information Network (IINSM), the first live blockchain service offered by the firm. More than 75 banks (see below) have signed up to be part of...
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Salesforce Ventures invests in blockchain for first time

Despite many investments into startups Salesforce Ventures has finally invested in one that leverages blockchain. It has invested in Gospel Technology as part of a $5 million Series A funding round....

komgo – blockchain for finance, trading inspection and energy?

Fifteen of the world’s largest institutions - including banks, trading companies, an inspection company and an energy major - claim to have formed 'komgo' (sic). Its alleged mission is to ‘digitalise’...

Swisscom + CA Technologies launch Open Banking Hub

CA Technologies is partnering with Swisscom in a strategic alliance to create an innovative 'Open Banking Hub' (OBH). With Swisscom being a leading Swiss telecommunications provider, it is significant it has...

Trustchain, a high performance block-less blockchain 3.0 protocol

COTI has launched the Trustchain protocol. This claims to provide an end-to-end solution for enterprises, merchants, developers of payment apps and stable coin issuers and to address the classic problems of...

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ServiceNow acquires NLQ tech to make chatbots smarter

ServiceNow has acquired FriendlyData in order to get access to its natural language query (NLQ) technology. No price was given for the deal but...

MOBI Grand Challenge to unlock new Blockchain autonomous vehicle solutions

MOBI (the Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative) and TIoTA (the Trusted IoT Alliance) have launched a three-year MOBI Grand Challenge (MGC) series. The first challenge...

Cognizant: blockchain in Europe lacks industry collaboration

According to Cognizant's recent research - conducted with >1,500 European business decision makers across the banking and financial services, manufacturing, retail, healthcare and insurance...
Brodsky & Smith investigates sale price of Imperva 

Brodsky & Smith investigates sale price of Imperva

The ink is still wet on the announcement by Thoma Bravo to acquire Imperva. That hasn't stopped Brodsky & Smith launching an investigation into the...
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Thoma Bravo wants Imperva for $2.1 billion

Private equity firm Thoma Bravo has launched a $2.1 billion bid for cyber security company Imperva. The deal gives Imperva 45 days to shop...
Mike McKee talks insider threat management

Mike McKee talks about insider threat management

On a recent visit to London, Mike McKee, CEO of insider threat management company ObserveIT, dropped in to talk to Enterprise Times. We took...
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Goldman Sachs invests in Egnyte

Egnyte has announced a $75 million investment round from Goldman Sachs. It has previously raised just over $62 million, the last round led by...
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Cloud Foundry announces new Kubernetes projects 

At Cloud Foundry Europe 2018 the company has announced two new container projects. Eirini and CF Containerization have both been approved by different Cloud...

Propy sells Sevilla property via blockchain: a first in the EU?

Propy believes it has completed the first blockchain property transfer in the EU. The global real estate platform completed the sale - in Sevilla,...
JPMorgan turns analysts into coders

JPMorgan wants its financial analysts to be able to code

JPMorgan Chase has upped the ante when it comes to staff training and requirements. According to the Financial Times (pay wall), the banking giant...
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Google shuts Google+ after long running data breach

In a move that has been a long time coming, Google has announced it is to close the consumer version of Google+. It is...

IBM Food Trust expands blockchain network with Carrefour

IBM is growing its food supply chain network, IBM Food Trust with the addition of Carrefour. Plus, this food safety network is now generally...
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Workday makes double investment

As the dust settles on its 2018 annual conference Workday Rising in Chicago, news of two more investments surfaced. Workday Ventures has invested in...

Extauri to bridge traditional and crypto finance?

Extauri claims it is Europe's first secure and compliant trading platform for cryptocurrency tokens, fiat currency and traditional banking products (such as stocks, bonds,...