Thursday, July 9, 2020

Walmart China adopts food safety with VeChainThor blockchain

The Walmart China Blockchain Traceability Platform, built on the VeChainThor blockchain, was announced at the 2019 China Products Safety Publicity Week in Beijing. This is a development of Walmart China, China...
Telos Foundation

The Telos Foundation makes two moves – the BRI and Unbiased

The Telos Foundation is joining the Blockchain Research Institute (BRI) in an effort to further its mission to broaden blockchain adoption. Almost simultaneously it is welcoming Unbiased, a data marketplace designed...
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SIMBA Chain wins DoD blockchain supply chain contract

The U.S. Air Force (USAF) will use SIMBA Chain, a blockchain platform to shore up its logistics and supply chain capabilities. SIMBA Chain is a cloud-based Blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) platform. This government...
EU blockchain

Microsoft win top BaaS spot / EU seeks blockchain for banks

There were two developments last week which indicate how deep blockchain is penetrating enterprises. The first came in the form of a report from ABI Research (ABIR). This suggests that Microsoft...
Ink sign up Kleros for dispute resolution

Ink and Kleros partner to resolve transaction disputes

Ink Protocol and Kleros are to partner in a bid to resolve transaction disputes. Ink is a decentralised reputation and payments platform for peer-to-peer marketplaces. Kleros has the Justice Protocol, a dispute...

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...

Coca-Cola and the State Dept. team to use blockchain against forced labour

According to Reuters; Coca-Cola and the U.S. State Dept. - along with other companies - have announced they will launch a project using blockchain’s digital ledger technology to create a secure...
A Place in the Blockchain

Brett Biery, Blocky and blockchain for kids

You may have thought that blockchain is complex, even impenetrable - until Blocky arrived. Many would agree that complexity is one of the Achilles Heels of blockchain. But that does not...
Tradeshift EKF

Tradeshift works with Danish Agency to open up liquidity via trade finance

Tradeshift is working with EKF, the Danish Export Credit Agency to open up liquidity to businesses in Denmark through a technology-driven supply chain financing model. Denmark's supply chain finance programme targets...

Aviation project 3IPK with first demo

3IPK is a new aviation industry blockchain project aimed at redefining existing aviation processes. It has recently announced the first public showcase of the 3IPK application demo, a closer look at...


How has COVID-19 changed life in the SOC? (Image Credit: NTT)

How has COVID-19 changed life in the SOC?

Life in the SOC (Security Operation Center) is rarely slow. But as COVID-19 raged around the world and organisations scrambled to adapt to mass...
Cosmic Lynx is the first Russian BEC group (Image Credit: bruce mars on Unsplash)

Cosmic Lynx is the first Russian BEC group

Cosmic Lynx is a new Business Email Compromise (BEC) group. Unlike most BEC scams that originate in Nigeria, this one comes from Russia. To...

Xage Security and MFA for industrial operations, including legacy IoT

Xage Security (Xage) is introducing a new Multiple-Factor Authentication (MFA) offering. It will enable industrial organisations to protect entire operations across a variety of... and MS Teams (c) integrates to Microsoft Teams

0 has announced that it has integrated Microsoft Teams into its Work OS platform. This is the first of several announcements in the coming...
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OnBuy launches leading eCommerce integrations

OnBuy, a fast-growing marketplace has launched integrations with an array of leading eCommerce solutions. The integration should enable millions of retailers to join the...
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Wrike adds HTML Proofing

Wrike has added a new feature to Wrike for Marketers to assist marketers in this task: HTML proofing. Wrike for Marketers already includes the ability to...

EIC awards €5M for social innovations based on blockchain

The European Innovation Council (EIC) Prize on Blockchains for Social Good, has awarded €5M to six winners selected in a call to identify scalable,...
Irish DPC faces judicial review after NOYB complaint (Image Credit: Pete Linforth from Pixabay)

Ireland’s DPC faces judicial review after NOYB complaint

Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) faces a judicial review over its handling of GPDR cases against WhatsApp and Instagram. Ireland’s High Court granted the...
Digital adoption surges across Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (Image Credit: Makalu from Pixabay)

Digital adoption surges across Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank

Digital adoption of banking services has hit record levels at Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB). In the first half of 2020, it has seen...
Krow becomes Klient

A new PSA emerges

Krow Software has rebranded as Klient. The news came in the same week as the company announced the latest version of its PSA solution,...
European Startups Dashboard launches (Image Credit: StartupStockPhotos from Pixabay)

European Startups Dashboard launched

The European Startups Dashboard launches today. A core element of the initiative, it aims to provide forensic intelligence about the EU startup community....
Blockchain Catch-up

Blockchain Catch-up Week 27 (w/e 3rd July)

This is a start-of-the-week Enterprise Times ‘blockchain catch-up’ for Week 27. The catch-up is not intended to be comprehensive; it seeks to highlight developments...
LCX Terminal

LCX partners with LunarCRUSH to deliver crypto market insights

LCX and LunarCRUSH have signed a memorandum of understanding to form a long-term partnership to provide advanced crypto market insights for security tokens and...
Does your security really protect your staff?  (Image Credit: Peggy und Marco Lachmann-Anke from Pixabay )

Does your security really protect your staff?

Talk about security and protecting staff and most organisations immediately think about electronic threats. Yet being in the wrong place at the wrong time,...