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Might the Federal Reserve bless blockchains?

The US Federal Reserve Bank (the Fed), in a new research paper , almost blesses blockchain. This is a significant development, though not yet one cast in stone. The paper is: "Strategies...
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Rivetz adds Sentinel Protocol’s threat intelligence platform

Rivetz, an embedded, decentralised cybersecurity vendor, and Sentinel Protocol (Sentinel), a crowdsourced threat intelligence platform built on blockchain technology, have announced a partnership. This will incorporate the Sentinel Protocol threat intelligence...

SAP Ariba Spot Buy adds GRMS to enhance vetting

With its announcement of a link with GRMS (Global Risk Management Solutions), SAP Ariba seeks to move trust to new levels. GRMS enhances the vetting capabilities within SAP Ariba Spot Buy. It...

Transmute launches blockchain decentralised app engine

Transmute has launched an initiative to bring the power of distributed ledger technology (DLT) to the enterprise. Along with the launch, Transmute also announced it has received $1M in pre-seed funding. “The rise...
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Integrating digital IDs via blockchains

A digital identity service that makes blockchains safe for a broad range of business and personal use cases and meets national and international legal standards? Sounds too good to be true?...
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Australian CSIRO reports on blockchain

The Australian research organisation, CSIRO - via Data61, has produced two reports on blockchain technology. These examine the risks and opportunities of this technology for Australia. The first report, ‘Distributed Ledgers: Scenarios...

TradeIX and R3 pilot Marco Polo for trade finance

BNP, Commerzbank and ING are leading a trade finance initiative, called Marco Polo which also involves trade finance technology specialist TradeIX and enterprise software firm R3. They are piloting this trade finance solution leveraging...
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Cloud-based blockchain for enterprises

Cloud-based blockchain technology to secure, share and track data across decentralised infrastructures within enterprises sounds magical. Gospel Technology claims to have this with the launch of Gospel Cloud Version 1, based...
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Caplinked launches TransitNet

CapLinked, an enterprise software company specializing in secure information sharing, has announced TransitNet. The latter is an open and unified blockchain framework for protecting digital assets and permanently recording data access...
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Blockchain – transparently opaque?

Bitcoin valuations have made many recent headlines. The attractions of anything which increases in value by 40%+ in weeks is understandable. Yet there are problems. Some of these involve Bitcoin (which ET...

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Kaminario launches new Storage as a Service Offerings

Kaminario, a cloud storage software company, announced three new offerings and a unified licensing framework. The announcement is aligned to the company’s vision of...
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Ripple partners with MoneyGram

Ripple, a provider of blockchain for global payments, entered into what it calls "a strategic partnership with MoneyGram". The latter is one of the...
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TCS teams with SAP to transform surgical kit ecosystem

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is partnering with SAP to launch an Intelligent Field Inventory Management (iFIM) solution. Powered by SAP Leonardo, this leverages IoT...
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FDA program to evaluate blockchain to protect pharmaceutical integrity

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has selected IBM, KPMG, Merck and Walmart for inclusion in a program which will support the U.S....
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Visa B2B Connect launches for global crossborder payments

Visa has launched globally its Visa B2B Connect (VB2BC) network. This offers financial institutions the ability to process high-value corporate cross-border payments and covers...
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Icertis, with Microsoft, expands its Blockchain Framework

Icertis, a provider of enterprise contract management in the cloud, is collaborating with Microsoft to expand the Icertis Blockchain Framework to create a more...
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Accord Project to develop open source framework for smart legal contracts

The Linux Foundation has launched the Accord Project, under the auspices of the Linux Foundation. The Accord Project is a nonprofit which will build...
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Salesforce doubles down against SAP with Tableau acquisition

Salesforce has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Tableau for $15.7 million. The announcement comes a few months after SAP paid $8 billion for...
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WSO2 API Manager adds Ping API security platform

WSO2 and Ping Indentity have partnered to integrate their two products. The open source WS02 API Manager can now integrate with the PingIntelligence API...
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Atlas – an enterprise blockchain platform to improve B2B

Sky Republic, an enterprise blockchain company founded by B2B software veterans, has launched Atlas, a smart contract platform built to synchronize B2B ecosystems. With...
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Industry wants 5G, but barriers remain according to Capgemini report

Industrial companies are embracing 5G connectivity as a primary enabler of digital transformation and plan to implement the technology within two years. This is...
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Solve.Care launches blockchain network for diabetes patients

Solve.Care is partnering with Boehringer Ingelheim, the big pharma company, to launch a global healthcare platform using blockchain technology for the administration, coordination and...
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ARK Deployer : create a blockchain in simple steps

ARK, a blockchain technology vendor (with no connection to ArcNet), has launched ARK Deployer. This is a free tool which enables users quickly and...

TRON plans blockchain addition to BitTorrent File System Protocol

TRON, a blockchain platform, has announced its plan to incorporate decentralised storage (as another blockchain solution) into the BitTorrent ecosystem. This represents another step...