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Aon, Oxfam and Etherisc launch blockchain-based agricultural insurance

Aon, Oxfam and Etherisc have launched blockchain-based agricultural insurance policies for smallholder farmers in Sri Lanka. Nearly 200 farmers have already enrolled in a solution which delivers micro-insurance to smallholder paddy...
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11 telco’s launch the  Communications Blockchain Network (CBN)

Eleven telco carriers are investing to set-up a blockchain-enabled settlement platform - the Communications Blockchain Network (CBN). Remarkably it has drawn support from more than ten technology partners, some of which...
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TransPerfect integration VDR with True Digital Dossier’s blockchain

TransPerfect, a language and technology solutions provider, and distributed ledger firm True Digital Dossier (TDD) are partnering to integrate the latter's new blockchain technology with TransPerfect's Virtual Data Room (VDR) tool,...
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Walmart China adopts food safety with VeChainThor blockchain

The Walmart China Blockchain Traceability Platform, built on the VeChainThor blockchain, was announced at the 2019 China Products Safety Publicity Week in Beijing. This is a development of Walmart China, China...

Q2 Solutions and the application of blockchain in clinical research

Q2 Solutions (Q2), a clinical trial laboratory services organisation, has conducted a sample tracking proof-of-concept (PoC) using distributed ledger technology (DLT or blockchain) in partnership with HSBlox and R3. The goal of...
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Blocksyte + Caroli introduce blockchain traceability for olive oil

Blocksyte, a blockchain supply chain application company focused on the food industry supply chain, and Caroli, a producer of high-quality, extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) have introduced end-to-end blockchain traceability into...
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What to make of Facebook’s Libra?

On June 18th Facebook 'announced Calibra and Libra (though they will not be available until 2020). This is either a momentous event or an irrelevance or (perhaps) something in between. Companies...
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Microsoft, SalesForce and the Ethereum Foundation join Hyperledger

Hyperledger, an open source collaborative effort created to advance blockchain, has announced a diverse line-up of eight new members, including the Ethereum Foundation, Microsoft, Nornickel and Salesforce.  Hyperledger also added a...
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Ripple partners with MoneyGram

Ripple, a provider of blockchain for global payments, entered into what it calls "a strategic partnership with MoneyGram". The latter is one of the world’s largest money transfer companies. Through this...
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TCS teams with SAP to transform surgical kit ecosystem

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is partnering with SAP to launch an Intelligent Field Inventory Management (iFIM) solution. Powered by SAP Leonardo, this leverages IoT and blockchain to assist medical device manufacturers...

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Kaspersky warns fake FaceApp installing MobiDash

Cyber criminals are distributing a least one fake version of the viral FaceApp age challenge warns security company Kaspersky. Those users downloading and installing...
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EnCirca starts pre-registrations for blockchain domain names

EnCirca is now accepting applications for Ethereum's .ETH domain names. The deadline for applications is August 10, 2019. Encirca believes it is the first...
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90% of UK eCommerce startups fail within 120 days

The vast majority of eCommerce startups are set to fail within their first 120 days of operation, new research has revealed. A survey of...
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Kimble targets Australia with new team

Kimble Applications has announced the opening of a new office in Australia and the appointment of Steve Litsos as General Manager for the region....
Mihoko Matsubara talks about Cyber Security strategy at NTT 

Mihoko Matsubara talks about Cyber Security strategy at NTT

A cyber security strategy has to encompass the entire company. For many businesses, it is a fragmented set of policies, procedures and approaches that...
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Givex launches POS system in partnership with Brazil’s Ofner

Givex, a solution provider for gift card, voucher and loyalty services and Ofner, a traditional coffee chain in Brazil, announced a partnership in the...
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Why is empathic explainable AI so important ?

Peter van der Putten is the Director of Decisioning Systems at Pega Systems. Enterprise Times spoke to him during the PegaWorld conference where the...
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Deutsche Telekom and Software AG to create global Internet of Things platform

Deutsche Telekom and Software AG have announced a partnership to deliver Internet of Things (IoT) services on a global scale. Deutsche Telekom’s enterprise customer...
Matthew Gyde takes over at NTT Security

Matthew Gyde takes over at NTT Security

NTT Security has announced Matthew Gyde is its new Representative Director, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Gyde's previous job was as Group Executive...
Facebook gets derisory $5 billion fine

Facebook gets derisory $5 billion fine

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has voted to fine Facebook US$5 billion. News of the fine came from the Wall Street Journal who...
BlackBerry goes threat hunting with CylanceGUARD

BlackBerry goes threat hunting with CylanceGUARD

BlackBerry has announced CylanceGUARD, the second new product from the security company it acquired earlier this year. CylanceGUARD is a Managed Detection and Response...
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New LastPass study finds 92% of businesses experience identity challenges

LastPass by LogMeIn today announced the results of a new study conducted by Vanson Bourne into the state of identity and access management (IAM). The report...
Amazon Alexa to dispense NHS advice

Amazon Alexa to dispense NHS advice

NHS England has signed a deal with Amazon to provide health information via its Alexa voice assistant. The deal is aimed at two groups....
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Worldpay partners with University of Cincinnati to help close skills gap

Worldpay Inc and the University of Cincinnati (UC) are on a mission to help fill a widespread skills gap, while creating career opportunities for...