Wednesday, December 19, 2018
SWIFT and Blockchain

22 more banks join SWIFT blockchain PoC

22 more banks join the SWIFT blockchain proof of concept (PoC). SWIFT has designed the PoC to validate whether the technology can help banks reconcile their international nostro accounts in real...
Gospel Architecture

Salesforce Ventures invests in blockchain for first time

Despite many investments into startups Salesforce Ventures has finally invested in one that leverages blockchain. It has invested in Gospel Technology as part of a $5 million Series A funding round....
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Spanish bank consortium chases ‘the blockchain’

Cecabank and Grant Thornton are establishing a Blockchain Banking Consortium in Spain. El Pais claims the new group includes Abanca, Bankia, CaixaBank, Kutxabank, Ibercaja, Liberbank and Unicaja. It is seeking to lay...

Spiking and Nebulas to partner for blockchain financial signals search and processing

Spiking and Nebulas have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop core search technologies. Spiking is a blockchain asset validation and AI-driven crypto trading infrastructure. Nebulas is a decentralised platform which...

Swiss regulator FINMA publishes ICO guidelines

In guidelines published last week, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority - FINMA - set out ICO guidelines. These describe how it intends to apply financial market legislation in handling enquiries...
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TrustMe delivers exchange platform with fractional property trading

TrustMe (Universal TrustMe Engine Limited) has announced blockchain-enabled property exchanging and land registering. For the first time, buyers and sellers will be able to trade UK property on a peer-to-peer platform...

DHS investigates blockchain for IoT

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has awarded a grant to Factom to begin beta testing of a capability that uses blockchain technology to secure Internet...
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SAP unveils Cloud Platform Blockchain service

SAP unveiled its Cloud Platform Blockchain service. This enables swift setup and management of blockchain nodes which will assist enterprises to start with an example application. The intention is that those...
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CarTaxi and upending the way we act?

A misleading press release appeared this week, entitled "CarTaxi: Blockchain Technology Will Leave Dispatchers Without Work" and sourced from St Petersburg, Russia. About the only cogent link to blockchain was provided...
Pega launches Pega Blockchain Innovation Kit

Pegasystems releases Pega Blockchain Innovation Kit

At PegaWorld 18, Pegasystems has launched the Pega Blockchain Innovation Kit. It is available for download by customers who are interested in building their own blockchain enabled applications. As organisations increase...

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Utsav Sanghani, Synopsys talks DevOps and Security

Utsav Sanghani, Synopsys talks DevOps and Security

Utsav Sanghani is a senior product manager at Synopsys. Among the products that Synopsys has acquired over the last few years to build out...
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Honeywell to use blockchain for aviation parts

Honeywell is introducing online buying and selling to the aviation parts industry with GoDirect Trade which will use blockchain technology. The e-commerce platform will...
Dan Jones and Dan Young talk Cloud Foundry and CI/CD

Dan Jones and Dan Young talk Cloud Foundry and CI/CD

Dan Jones and Dan Young are co-founders of Engineer Better. It is a UK-based consultancy that has been going for over two years. Engineer Better focused...

Everipedia’s expansion plan for its blockchain-based encyclopedia

Everipedia is building an encyclopedia based on blockchain technology. It plans to improve and expand its IQ ecosystem in several major phases. Everipedia launched...
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Dual screen for the price and space of one.

I do sometimes wish that every person in a company goes through a proper introduction to their PC on the induction course when then...
Tomi Adabayo talks about protecting IP

Tomi Adebayo talks about protecting IP

Protecting data, especially Intellectual Property (IP) is just as important as preventing the leak of personal data. While the latter will get you big...
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Salesforce adopts JavaScript

Salesforce has announced Lightning Web components. These are self contained, re-usable units that are used to make up an app. Developers can now create...
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IOHK offers secure smart contracts technology

IOHK, a blockchain research and development company, has developed two tools for writing smart contracts for the Cardano blockchain. Plutus and Marlowe launched -...
Alain Fiocco talks about the new solutions OVH is offering

Alain Fiocco talks about the new solutions OVH is offering

Alain Fiocco is the CTO of OVH, the French cloud provider with plans to be a €1 billion company in the next few years....
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Blockchain Technology Partners and enterprise blockchain challenges

At the Hyperledger Global Forum (being held in Basel, Switzerland) Blockchain Technology Partners (BTP) is discussing how its recently-launched Sextant blockchain management platform addresses...
Thomas Di Giacomo and Brent Smithurst talk Cloud Foundry and containers

SUSE’s Thomas Di Giacomo and Brent Smithurst talk Cloud Foundry

At the Cloud Foundry Summit Europe, Enterprise Times caught up with Thomas Di Giacomo, CTO, SUSE and Brent Smithurst, Global Product Marketing Manager, SUSE....
Jason McGee on IBM, Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes

Jason McGee on IBM, Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes

Jason McGee is the CTO of all things Platform as a Service at IBM Cloud. Among the products he looks after is IBM's Cloud...
Kubernetes security under the spotlight

Closing the Kubernetes security gap

If 2017 was the year of container experimentation, 2018 has seen containers begin to be deployed. Even ignoring the overhyped numbers from vendors, the...
Juniper Multi Cloud

Juniper + Nutanix offer multi cloud

Juniper Networks (Juniper) and Nutanix are partnering to deliver integrated solutions for a secure as well as automated multi-cloud enterprise. The rationale is their...