Wednesday, January 27, 2021

MediLedger, Chronicled and blockchain

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The MediLedger Project aims to demonstrate compliance with the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA). It utilises blockchain technology to track and trace prescription medicines. The project also seeks to demonstrate...
InterLedger Protocol (https://interledger.org/rfcs/0003-interledger-protocol/)

A digression: what is the ILP or Interledger Protocol?

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The Interledger Protocol sounds unglamourous. Sometimes referred to as the ILP, an undated paper by two Ripple employees, Stefan Thomas and Evan Schwarz, proposed it. The ILP has moved beyond Ripple and...
VeChain

VeChain to provide blockchain protocol of APAC Provenance Council

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VeChain is to become the sole public blockchain protocol of the APAC Provenance Council. The latter is a cross-continental food supply chain and finance consortium established to integrate blockchain technology into...
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Banco Santander to accelerate transformation with IBM blockchain

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IBM and Banco Santander have inked a five-year global technology agreement valued at approximately $700M to enable Santander Group to accelerate and deepen its business transformation. The agreement - while providing...
Traceto.io announces changes to T2T

Cynopsis Solutions launches ICO via Traceto.io

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Cynopsis Solutions has launched its own Initial Currency Offer (ICO) via its subsidiary Traceto.io. What makes this different from most ICO announcements is the experience that Cynopsis already has in this...

Ethereum global blockchain ecosystem emerges

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Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) clears a path to an Ethereum global blockchain ecosystem. With the EEA's release of the Enterprise Ethereum Client Specification 1.0, organizations and global development communities now have a...
Trade finance

Batavia: yet another trade finance blockchain platform… (duh)

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Bank of Montreal, CaixaBank, Commerzbank and Erste Group have joined Batavia. Batavia derives from an initiative launched by UBS and IBM in 2016 to build a new global trade platform based...

TradeLens blockchain shipping solution attracts >90 participants

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A.P. Moller – Maersk (Maersk) and IBM have announced the creation of TradeLens, a joint development by the two companies. This applies blockchain to global supply chains. Perhaps most significantly, TradeLens...

Constellation claims to be 1000x faster than Bitcoin or Ethereum

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Constellation has announced its emergence from stealth mode with a horizontally scalable protocol that it claims is at least 1000x faster than Bitcoin or Ethereum. In addition, the Proof-of-Meme model claims to...
Santander

Santander One Pay FX, a blockchain-based international money transfer service

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Banco Santander has launched a new service, Santander One Pay FX. This makes it possible for customers to complete international transfers on the same day (in many cases) or by the...

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Expensify reveals how business expense changed in 2020

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Expensify has published the Annual Spend Trends Report. It looks at how businesses expense patterns evolved during 2020. The pandemic massively impacted the report...
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Three active exploits hit Apple device users

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Apple has released iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4 to address three vulnerabilities that have been actively exploited. The company has provided very little detail...
ECB

ECB, EC and other European institutions ramp up involvement in CBDCs and digital settlement

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European institutional proactive involvement in Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) has ramped up in the past two weeks. The Banque de France announced that...
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ServiceNow aids NHS Scotland for vaccination program

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NHS Scotland plans to vaccinate 5.5 million people in 90 days with the assistance of a vaccine management solution built on the ServiceNow Platform....
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Zadig & Voltaire launches back office systems with Aptos centralised planning platform

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High-end fashion retailer Zadig & Voltaire has recently gone live with Aptos’ Allocation & Replenishment and Commercial Buying Session solutions. The implementation provides Zadig...
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IBM i marketplace continues to expand

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HelpSystems has published its seventh annual IBM i Marketplace Survey. It shows that use of the IBM i platform has surged during the pandemic. What makes...
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Gamarue malware found on laptops for schools

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Malware connecting to servers hosted in Russia has been found on laptops provided to schools. The malware was found when laptops provided by the...
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Forter publishes new report on retail revenue loss

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Forter has published a new report identifying a major problem that could be costing retailers millions every year. The report, ‘Are new shoppers falling...
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Acquia launches digital commerce solution

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Acquia has partnered with commercetools and Lucidworks to launch Acquia Digital Commerce. The solution supports marketers to integrate data, content, commerce, and digital merchandising...
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SonicWall admits to attack on SMA software

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Firewall and network security vendor SonicWall has issued a set of security advisories since Friday. It has warned: "SonicWall identified a coordinated attack on...
Reputations (c) Reputation

Less is more as Reputation.com becomes Reputation

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Reputation.com, the leader in reputation experience management, has rebranded to Reputation. It has simplified its logo at the same time whilst retaining a nod...
Blockchain Catch-up

Charles Brett’s Blockchain Catch-up for Week 3

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This is a Charles Brett's start-of-the-week Enterprise Times ‘blockchain catch-up’ for Week 3. Necessarily it is idiosyncratic and selective. It is not intended to be...
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Namogoo launches intent-based promotions solution

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Namogoo, a provider of digital journey continuity platform, has launched an Intent-Based Promotions solution. The solution helps retailers of all sizes with automated incentives...
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Ohme moves to make EV charging as cheap as possible

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Ohme has launched the Ohme App, a free smart charging app for electric vehicles (EV). The app contains many of the features currently only...