Sunday, August 1, 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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Unicorn seeks riders and welcomes diversity

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Mythical Unicorns only allowed young virgins to capture them. FloQast is a modern Unicorn that has a different approach. Following its recent Series D...
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SOCI acquires Brandify to create a powerful digital marketing force

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SOCi has acquired Brandify, the industry-leading location-based digital marketing solutions provider that helps brands connect to their customers. Neither party disclosed the terms of...
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Cart.com buys Sauceda Industries to provide full-service eCommerce support

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Cart.com, an end-to-end eCommerce-as-a-service provider has acquired Sauceda Industries. Sauceda is a 3PL provider committed to providing fulfilment services to eCommerce brands of all...
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Access-for-sale ads on dark web marketplaces soar during pandemic

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Access-for-sale ads on dark web marketplaces have increased seven-fold over the last year, and the problem is getting worse. The ads offer access to...
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Kimble grows Enterprise Advisory Board again

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Kimble has continued to increase its Enterprise Advisory Board (EAB), adding five new customers to the ten already on it. The EAB also held...
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Instacart announces next-gen fulfilment plan for North American retailers

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Instacart has unveiled the first phase of the company’s next-generation fulfilment initiative. The programme is designed to bring automated technology solutions to retailers across...
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Infor launches new Cloverleaf FHIR Server

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Infor has announced the Infor Cloverleaf Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource (FHIR) Server. The new server will provide healthcare organisations with a solution that aims...
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Tech Talent is on the move

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The Hays Quarterly Insights has revealed some disturbing findings about technology professionals for organisations. 60% of technology professionals reported that they are set to...

ECB-led experiment with digital euro illustrates capabilities for blockchain

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Alongside the European Central Bank (ECB) and seven other euro area central banks, Eesti Pank carried out a research project into the technical possibilities...
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Discord increasingly used as malware host

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Researchers from Sophos claim messaging platform Discord is being increasingly used by cybercriminals to host and spread malware. The details are revealed in a...
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Digital Shelf Institute identifies main features for eCommerce profits

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The Digital Shelf Institute (DSI) has published a new report, "The Primary Drivers of Profitability Across the Digital Shelf." The report was authored by...
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Can Pricefx continue growth with a new CRO?

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Pricefx is celebrating a strong first half of 2021. The global leader in cloud pricing software has continued to add new customers and new...
Blockchain Catch-up

Charles Brett’s Blockchain Catch-up Week 29 (2021)

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This is Charles Brett's start-of-the-week Enterprise Times ‘blockchain catch-up’ Week 29. Necessarily it is idiosyncratic and selective. It is not intended to be comprehensive but...
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RSM selects Unit4 PSA; what about Workday?

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RSM US LLP (RSM) has extended its agreement with Unit4 for its Cloud PSA solution build on Dynamics CRM. The news comes only a...