MediLedger, Chronicled and blockchain

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...
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A digression: what is the ILP or Interledger Protocol?

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...
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Cynopsis Solutions launches ICO via Traceto.io

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

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...

TradeLens blockchain shipping solution attracts >90 participants

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

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...

Modex launches blockchain smart contract marketplace

Modex's Smart Contract Marketplace aims to tackle the 'last mile' adoption problem by bringing to market an app store for the blockchain. It aspiration is to bring blockchain technology into daily...
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Banco Santander to accelerate transformation with IBM blockchain

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...

Blockchain is reshaping payment processing – Part I

A desire for faster payment processing and better audit trails is leading companies away from traditional payment systems and toward innovation - with blockchain reshaping payment processing changes. Multiple companies are playing,...

Constellation claims to be 1000x faster than Bitcoin or Ethereum

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...

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Banco Santander goes for double Madrid blockchain coup

Banco Santander has revealed two more initiatives using blockchain. The first is a continuation of its blockchain initiatives in wholesale finance. The second is...
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ReadyReturns to provide “Prime-like” service for product returns

ReadyReturns, a provider of product returns and logistics solutions for retailers and their customers, has added a “Prime-Like” service offering. The new advanced component...
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Does the boss need to evolve?

When Heroclitus wrote: “There is nothing permanent except change” he was not solely referring to the advances of technology. An affirmation of this is...
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Digital Transformation needs people, technology and data

Research carried out by Alteryx and published during its EMEA Alteryx Inspire event in London, has demonstrated the importance of people, technology and data....
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Tezos Foundation to partner with Globacap for capital markets automation

Tezos Foundation has entered into a strategic partnership with Globacap to accelerate bringing capital markets into the digital age. Tezos is a Swiss non-profit...
What is Delta Lake and why should you be interested?

What is Delta Lake and why should you be interested?

At Spark+AI Summit Europe 2019, Databricks announced it was giving its Delta Lake technology to the Linux Foundation. It's a significant move for a...

MouseBelt and the launch of the Blockchain Education Alliance

MouseBelt, an ecosystem promoting blockchain, has announced its latest initiative - encouraging blockchain innovation through education via the 'Blockchain Education Alliance' (BEA). The alliance's...
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Salesforce report explores why some retailers thrive and others close down

Salesforce has released its third annual “Connected Shoppers Report" which highlights the behaviours and expectations of over 10,000 global consumers. John Strain, SVP Retail...
Apple denies browser data being sent to China 

Apple denies browser data being sent to China

It's been an uncomfortable weekend for Apple which the company has sought to deal with today through an official statement. It started with claims...
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Ingenico launches Chinese payment methods for eCommerce players

Ingenico Group, an international operator in seamless payment, is transforming how international eCommerce companies operate in China. The company is introducing a suite of...
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TrustLayer announces partnership with Builder Partnerships

TrustLayer, an insurtech startup, has launched an automated insurance verification platform. It has also announced a partnership with residential construction network, Builder Partnerships. The...
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Accelo adds Retainer module

Accelo has released a fourth module for its ServOps system. This one enables organisations to manage retainers. The module is targeted specifically at professional...
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Krow launches free PSA software

Krow has announced the launch of a free PSA (Professional Services Automation software). Aimed at startups and small businesses, it provides only basic functionality....
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IBM Sterling Supply Chain Suite aims at US$50B market

IBM has introduced a new integrated supply chain suite, embedding Watson AI and IBM Blockchain into the IBM Sterling Supply Chain Suite. With IBM...