Saturday, September 26, 2020

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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Elia Group

Elia Group + Energy Web launch partnership based around EW-DOS

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Elia Group and Energy Web (EW) are to partner in a multi-year strategy. This will focus on testing and validating the technological promises of...
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MineralTree raises $50 million and makes double acquisition

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Payments automation solution provider Mineral Tree has raised $50 million in a Series D funding round. It was led by existing investors Great Hill...
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atSpoke doubles down on Slack integration

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atSpoke continues to enhance its workplace operations platform. Its latest announcement sees further enhancements to the atSpoke for Slack integration. It builds on announcements...
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Report highlights CMS digital experience innovation gap

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Contentful has released results of the industry’s largest-ever survey of digital leaders and content creators. While 90% of respondents believe delivering digital experiences is...
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ConnectWise launches bug bounty programme

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ConnectWise has launched a bug bounty programme to improve the quality of its software. The programme will be managed by HackerOne, who run programmes...
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TikTok accounts spreading scam apps for iOS and Android

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Avast has discovered rogue TikTok accounts promoting adware scam apps on iOS and Android. To compound matters, these are apps that have been approved...
HIBCC

HIBCC and Chronicled offer HIN data integration within MediLedger blockchain

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HIBCC (the Health Industry Business Communications Council) is partnering with Chronicled to make its Health Industry Number (HIN) System available to registered HIN licensees....
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Salesforce announces Digital 360 – transforming customer engagement

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Salesforce has launched Digital 360, a new platform bringing together key components and new innovations in the Salesforce Customer 360. The solution helps digital...
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Will DisrupTor help take down more dark web marketplaces?

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DisrupTor, a joint operation between the US Department of Justice, Europol and other JCODE members struck yesterday. It has resulted in over 176 arrests,...
Hedera

Hedera now processes 1.5M transactions/day, surpassing Ethereum

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Hedera Hashgraph is delivering on significant milestones - achieved during the first year of availability of open access of its network (in September, 2019)....
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Home office under fire for 120% surge in data loss incidents

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The UK Home Office recorded a 120% surge in data loss incidents over the two most recent financial years. There were 1,895 individual incidents...
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Would you ransomware test your IT infrastructure?

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Ransomware attacks continue to proliferate, and organisations continue to pay to get their data back. In the last week, the UK National Cyber Security...
HPB

HPB hardware random numbers decentralised applications

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The HPB blockchain proposes a distributed and verifiable hardware random number solution with a designed-in incentive mechanism. This emerges from a blockchain project combining...
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Rise in outbound email drives increase in data breaches

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A rise in outbound email, driven by COVID-19 and work from home, is being blamed for an increase in data breaches. Overall, 93% of...