Sri Lanka

Etherisc-based blockchain-based agricultural insurance pays out

Oxfam, Etherisc and Aon have announced success in the first season of their blockchain-based delivery of microinsurance to smallholder paddy field farmers in Sri Lanka. Oxfam, in Sri Lanka, focuses on...
ConsulFreight

ConsolFreight, TradeForward. logistics providers and trade finance

ConsolFreight has released, at the IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona, a new Proof of Concept (PoC) report entitled 'Trade Forward'. The underlying project has the support of telecom giant Telefonica...
WAX

WAX and dfuse partner to launch API suite for developers

Worldwide Asset eXchange (WAX) is partnering with dfuse to offer developers a powerful API platform. Their objective is to drive first-rate user experiences for dApps which run on the WAX Blockchain. "Building...
Forrester

Forrester’s 2020 predictions for blockchain/DLT

Forrester has published its enterprise blockchain/Distributed Ledger Technology for 2020. In essence, its analysts argue the focus will shift to integration and interoperability, from irrational exuberance to realistic assessment. "Continued hype notwithstanding,...

TTI and TTF: a common framework for tokenisation?

The platform-neutral Token Taxonomy Initiative (TTI) has announced the publication of the Token Taxonomy Framework (TTF) V 1.0. The underlying idea is to enable businesses and developers to understand and then...
Blockchain

Accenture + SAP + R3 build DLT prototype for banking RTGS

Accenture, SAP and R3 are collaborating to co-innovate to build a real-time gross settlement (RTGS) system. The objective is to enable faster, more efficient, reliable and secure payments between banks and...
Qan ebook

QAN’s quantum computing guide examines risks to blockchain security

Quantum-resistant blockchain platform QAN has released a short ebook ("Quantum Computing and Blockchain: The Definitive Guide") highlighting the threat posed by quantum computing. The document gauges the security of current blockchains...
Istanbul

Is Turkey becoming a blockchain powerhouse?

The first ever Eurasia Blockchain Summit, hosted by Huobi Group and Kemer Partners, was held in October 2019. It hosted a variety of local and overseas representatives who discussed a 'blockchain...
Frax

Frax: another aspiring decentralised global currency

Frax, an aspiring algorithmic stablecoin on the blockchain, has announced Stephen Moore, Trump economic advisor and former Federal Reserve nominee, and Ralph Benko, former Reagan deputy general counsel, have joined the...

Chainstack adds Corda to multichain blockchain deployment

Chainstack, a blockchain Platform as a Service (PaaS) vendor, has released its managed Corda service. Chainstack’s platform enables enterprises to deploy multiple cloud-based Corda nodes - reducing the time to deploy...

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New data reveals brand loyalty on the rise among consumers

Yotpo, a provider of eCommerce marketing platform, released its annual brand loyalty survey examining American consumers' sentiment towards brands. The survey also examines the...

Fractal signs Gnosis to drive financial inclusion via blockchain

Fractal has signed a partnership with Gnosis Limited. Fractal is a Berlin and Singapore-based identification management start up. Gnosis has developed a conditional token...

ConsenSys Space launches blockchain-based, transparent TruSat

ConsenSys Space has unveiled TruSat - an open source, 'citizen-powered' space sustainability system. ConsenSys founder and Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin discussed its mission, alongside...
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NTT Ltd predicts SOAR adoption set to rocket

NTT Ltd has revealed the cybersecurity trends it sees shaping the business technology landscape in 2020. It is a short and very focused list....
Oxford

Oxford Women in Computer Science Society + Zilliqa brings diversity to blockchain

Zilliqa, a high-throughput public blockchain platform, has launched the return of Blockchain A-Z. These are a series of blockchain education workshops - this time...
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Facebook admits to circumventing GDPR

Facebook has told a court in Vienna that: "We don't need user's consent ." It went on to say that since May 25, 2018,...
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Frost and Sullivan reports cybersecurity market In Asia-Pacific

Frost & Sullivan's has published a new report, Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based Security Industry Guide. The report examines smarter security frameworks, use cases of AI-based security...
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How is Accenture moving customers to DevOps?

Stas Zvinyatskovsky, Managing Director, Accenture works with companies around the world. His focus is on software engineering from architecture to processes, to organisation and...
Sri Lanka

Etherisc-based blockchain-based agricultural insurance pays out

Oxfam, Etherisc and Aon have announced success in the first season of their blockchain-based delivery of microinsurance to smallholder paddy field farmers in Sri...
ConsulFreight

ConsolFreight, TradeForward. logistics providers and trade finance

ConsolFreight has released, at the IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona, a new Proof of Concept (PoC) report entitled 'Trade Forward'. The underlying project...
WAX

WAX and dfuse partner to launch API suite for developers

Worldwide Asset eXchange (WAX) is partnering with dfuse to offer developers a powerful API platform. Their objective is to drive first-rate user experiences for...
Forrester

Forrester’s 2020 predictions for blockchain/DLT

Forrester has published its enterprise blockchain/Distributed Ledger Technology for 2020. In essence, its analysts argue the focus will shift to integration and interoperability, from...
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Disrupt or be disrupted: Welcome to the brave new connected world

Disruptive innovation is happening now, and its happening faster than ever. To become a truly connected enterprise is not an option anymore. It is...
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Productiv gets second funding in quick succession

Productiv has announced a $20 million Series B round of funding. This is less than six months after it closed a $8 million Series...