Monday, February 18, 2019

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...
InterLedger Protocol (https://interledger.org/rfcs/0003-interledger-protocol/)

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...

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...

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...
Blockchain

Blockchain disadvantages: 10 possible reasons not to enthuse

Reading the business or technical press you would think blockchain was the about-to-arrive answer to almost everything. That is to ignore some real problem areas, some technical, some environmental and some...
Trade finance

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

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...

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...

ShipChain signs blockchain partnership with CaseStack

ShipChain, a blockchain specialist, has announced a partnership and pilot program with CaseStack, a provider of supply chain management services located in Fayetteville, Arkansas. CaseStack works with some of the world's largest...
Santander

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...

My Story, Italian wine and a blockchain

Italian wine makers are implementing My Story, a solution which offers consumers an easy check on the contents of each wine bottle. This is an example of how enterprises, large and...

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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...
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Do you need a date to automatically, or not, update in Excel?

There are a few ways to input dates into a spreadsheet. One, you can type the date you require in the format you like....
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Attivo Networks deploys the Informer

Attivo Networks has extended its suite of deception tools by adding the Informer to its ThreatDefend Platform. The Informer will deliver real-time forensics of an...
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Report recommends level-playing field for digital and traditional journalism

The Review into the future of the UK news industry has delivered its final report. The report looks at the role of online platform...
Rick McElroy on cyber security challenges

Rick McElroy, Carbon Black, talks about security threats

Rick McElroy, head of security strategy for Carbon Black recently sat down to talk with Enterprise Times about cyber security. The conversation focused on...
LC LITE

LC LITE to put letters of credit on blockchain platform

LC LITE hopes to to streamline the US$2.3T letters of credit (LC) market with a blockchain-based platform. It will connect trade parties directly via...
Dark Comet RAT hides in email update

Dark Comet RAT delivered by fake Blockchain Security update

A fake update to Blockchain Security is currently landing in inboxes and hoping to get unwary users to install the Dark Comet RAT. It...
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TigerGraph chosen as new graphDB by OpenCorporates

TigerGraph has announced that OpenCorporates has migrated its back end database to TigerGraph. OpenCorporates is the world largest open database of companies with more...
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Oracle adds multiple features to its blockchain

To support customers, Oracle has added new features to its blockchain platform. It designed these to assist users accelerate development, integration and deployment of...
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Tableau launches the next gen analytics

Today Tableau has announced the release of the latest version of its analytics software Tableau 2019.1. This includes several new features but also, a...
ARC+Xinova

Arcnet: a next-gen blockchain infrastructure for investment

Xinova and Arc have announced Arcnet, an online capital marketplace which will enable investors to find and then invest directly in innovation projects and...
Talking OpenStack with SUSE

What does the move to Open Infrastructure mean to SUSE?

At OpenStack, Berlin, Enterprise Times caught up with Terri Schlosser and Matthew Johns from SUSE. The main news from the conference was that OpenStack...
Globant Decision Tree

Globant’s approach to blockchain

Globant, an IT services company, has published a short (12 page) report entitled 'The 2019 Blockchain Business Guide'. Based on a survey of 679...
Jason McGee talks Red Hat, containers and Cloud Foundry

Jason McGee on Red Hat, IBM Cloud and containers

At the KubeCon and CNCF conference in Seattle last year, Enterprise Times caught up with IBM Cloud Supremo, Jason McGee. By then, the dust...