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Hyperledger Iroha passes development milestone

Hyperledger Iroha has been certified as a production-ready Hyperledger platform. It claims to offer simple implementation, an advanced permission model and both privacy and user protection features. Soramitsu, a fintech company...
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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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BitVault, a blockchain smartphone

Embedded Downloads - based in Limerick, Ireland and New Delhi, India - has announced BitVault, allegedly the world's first crypto communicator and blockchain-supporting smart phone. It will ship in November at...
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California groundwater, IoT sensors and blockchain

The Freshwater Trust (TFT) is partnering with IBM Research and SweetSense to pilot technologies which can accurately monitor and track groundwater use in one of the largest and most at risk...

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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Nivaura blockchain to raise money?

Nivaura, a UK-based graduate-from from Microsoft’s Accelerator programme for start-ups, has developed an Ethereum blockchain-based service to make raising money simpler and cheaper. This could transform how businesses attact investor funds. Nivaura...
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Blockchain Research Institute snags governments

The Blockchain Research Institute (BRI) has extended its public sector support. The syndicated research program, of over 40 projects on the strategic implications of blockchain, has snagged the Government of Canada,...
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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...
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A Blockchain Value Framework: measuring blockchain values

Co-designed with Accenture, the World Economic Forum's (WEF) Blockchain Value Framework is the second in a series of white papers aimed at enterprises and organisations wishing to understand how blockchain technology...
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Loyyal’s blockchain loyalty platform, V2

Loyyal, which uses blockchain technologies to enhance loyalty and incentive programs, has announced version 2.0 (V2) of its Loyyal Product Suite. This improves transaction processing throughput across the Company's distributed nodes...

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Avast subsidiary harvested browsing data for sale

Antivirus vendor Avast has been accused of selling users personal data. The claim comes from an investigation carried out by news website VICE. The...
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UAE could save US$3B with blockchain implementation

The UAE (United Arab Emirates) could save over US$3B (AEDirham 11B) by implementing advanced blockchain technologies. This is the claim of a joint white...
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Jolocom and Bundesdruckerei e-government PoC

To demonstrate the potential for decentralising digital identity solutions in the context of IT infrastructure, researchers at Bundesdruckerei have tested a blockchain-based self-sovereign identity...
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Retailers look to hybrid cloud as they search for flexibility

Nutanix, an enterprise cloud provider, has announced the retail industry findings of its second Enterprise Cloud Index Report. The report measures retailers’ plans for...
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Going beyond CRM, talking technology, methodology and strategy

Enterprise sat down with Patrick Morrisey GM Revenue Optimization Business Unit and Nigel Cullington, VP Product Marketing at Upland Altify at Dreamforce. Cullington reveals...
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Changepoint rises with bright future

Changepoint announced new branding last year and it has now revealed what it has been working on for the last eighteen months. In a...
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Sage Foundation engages student on AI

Sage Foundation has launched its FutureMakers initiative in the US for the first time. It partnered with 3DE, a non-profit created by Junior Achievement...

EEA partners with Whiteblock to offer collaborative blockchain

The EEA (Enterprise Ethereum Alliance) is partnering with Whiteblock to provide a testing environment for the EEA global membership base (of which Whiteblock is...
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IBM report: ‘shoppers will pay premium prices for sustainable, traceable brands’

IBM has released a study on global consumer trends which 'reveals' that the importance of brand purpose surpasses cost and convenience for today's shoppers....
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The unsolved problem of poor utilisation

KeyedIn has highlighted recent research showing how poor utilisation rates are. The research, carried out by the Resource Management Institute (RMI), was co-sponsored by...
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Kadena launches its hybrid blockchain

Kadena has launched its public blockchain which includes full transactions and the ability to write smart contracts. The latest functionality of the network completes...
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WAV files risk to Windows 7 and beyond

WAV files have been blamed for infecting Windows 7 machines with cryptomining malware at a medical tech (MedTech) vendor. It infected over 50% of...
Ternio

Ternio slashes minimum balance requirement on BlockCard

Ternio, the creator of BlockCard, has reduced the minimum balance requirement for all its BlockCard holders - by 90% (from US$100 to US$10). Ternio...
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Food Trust for quality and origin of Terra Delyssa Extra Virgin Olive Oil

CHO, a Tunisian olive oil producer, will use IBM's Food Trust blockchain to create a provenance record that traces, via eight quality assurance checkpoints,...