Wednesday, January 27, 2021

‘Sea to Table’ insights for sustainable seafood adopts IBM blockchain

Atea, Sjømatbedriftene (the Norwegian Seafood Association) and IBM are collaborating to use blockchain technology to share seafood supply chain data for Norway’s seafood industry. This cross-industry initiative aims to provide safer,...

Blockchain design at Banco Santander

John Whelan oversees blockchain design as Banco Santander's Blockchain Lab director. In effect he specializes in the application of blockchains, distributed ledger technologies (DLT) and smart contracts as they apply to...
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Blockchain Catch-up Week 33 (to w/e 28th August)

This is a start-of-the-week Enterprise Times ‘blockchain catch-up’ for Week 33. The catch-up is not intended to be comprehensive; it seeks to highlight developments covered by Enterprise Times. Then, in the...

INATBA: does an EC-backed trade association unlock blockchain?

The European Commission (EC) has launched 'the International Association of Trusted Blockchain Applications', aka INATBA. This, according to the EC, will bring together industry, startups and SMEs, policy makers, international organisations,...

Blockchain nomenclature – what’s in a name?

You might think that 'blockchain nomenclature' is dry stuff, not worthy of a promised technological revolution. You would be wrong. Such is the froth of the Bitcoin/ICO/crypto arena that some companies have...
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Blockstream Satellite brings global BTC access

The Blockchain and financial cryptography Blockstream has announced the availability of Blockstream Satellite. This is a service which broadcasts real-time Bitcoin (BTC) blockchain data from a group of communication satellites to...

Morpheus.Network platform adopted by Federated Co-operatives

Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) has entered into a three-year deal with the Morpheus.Network, a blockchain platform provider, to manage its complex supplier document management system across Canada. FCL, founded in 1944,...
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The Agreements Network to use smart contracts to manage agreements process

A collection of innovative law firms and technology companies have agreed to work together to further the launch of a public, permissioned blockchain network, the Agreements Network. This seeks to redefine...
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Accenture and Generali apply blockchain to employee benefits

Accenture and Generali Employee Benefits (GEB) have debuted a blockchain solution for the employee benefits (EB) industry. This enables participants in the reinsurance process for captive or pooling services to access...

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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Expensify reveals how business expense changed in 2020

Expensify has published the Annual Spend Trends Report. It looks at how businesses expense patterns evolved during 2020. The pandemic massively impacted the report...
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Three active exploits hit Apple device users

Apple has released iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4 to address three vulnerabilities that have been actively exploited. The company has provided very little detail...

ECB, EC and other European institutions ramp up involvement in CBDCs and digital settlement

European institutional proactive involvement in Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) has ramped up in the past two weeks. The Banque de France announced that...
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ServiceNow aids NHS Scotland for vaccination program

NHS Scotland plans to vaccinate 5.5 million people in 90 days with the assistance of a vaccine management solution built on the ServiceNow Platform....
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Zadig & Voltaire launches back office systems with Aptos centralised planning platform

High-end fashion retailer Zadig & Voltaire has recently gone live with Aptos’ Allocation & Replenishment and Commercial Buying Session solutions. The implementation provides Zadig...
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IBM i marketplace continues to expand

HelpSystems has published its seventh annual IBM i Marketplace Survey. It shows that use of the IBM i platform has surged during the pandemic. What makes...
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Gamarue malware found on laptops for schools

Malware connecting to servers hosted in Russia has been found on laptops provided to schools. The malware was found when laptops provided by the...
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Forter publishes new report on retail revenue loss

Forter has published a new report identifying a major problem that could be costing retailers millions every year. The report, ‘Are new shoppers falling...
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Acquia launches digital commerce solution

Acquia has partnered with commercetools and Lucidworks to launch Acquia Digital Commerce. The solution supports marketers to integrate data, content, commerce, and digital merchandising...
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SonicWall admits to attack on SMA software

Firewall and network security vendor SonicWall has issued a set of security advisories since Friday. It has warned: "SonicWall identified a coordinated attack on...
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Less is more as becomes Reputation

0, the leader in reputation experience management, has rebranded to Reputation. It has simplified its logo at the same time whilst retaining a nod...
Blockchain Catch-up

Charles Brett’s Blockchain Catch-up for Week 3

This is a Charles Brett's start-of-the-week Enterprise Times ‘blockchain catch-up’ for Week 3. Necessarily it is idiosyncratic and selective. It is not intended to be...
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Namogoo launches intent-based promotions solution

Namogoo, a provider of digital journey continuity platform, has launched an Intent-Based Promotions solution. The solution helps retailers of all sizes with automated incentives...
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Ohme moves to make EV charging as cheap as possible

Ohme has launched the Ohme App, a free smart charging app for electric vehicles (EV). The app contains many of the features currently only...