Sunday, October 21, 2018

Fujitsu tools to assess risks associated with smart contracts

Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd and Fujitsu Research and Development Center Co, Ltd (Fujitsu) have announced the development of technology that can verify, in advance, risks associated with smart contracts. The announcement occurred...

Iryo healthcare blockchain startup to disrupt medical data ownership

Healthcare blockchain startup Iryo hopes to disrupt medical data ownership by giving full control to patients. Iryo proposes to create a participatory healthcare network with a modern electronic health record system. Refugee camps in...

Ambrosus + the SCA bring blockchain to the coffee value chain

Ambrosus, a blockchain-powered IoT network for food and pharmaceutical enterprises and the and the Swiss Coffee Alliance (SCA), a trade group, have announced a partnership to address the coffee value chain. By...
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Oracle calls for 2nd cohort of start-ups in UK accelerator

Oracle has announced its new search for up to six startups eager to take advantage of the Oracle startup accelerator program based in Bristol. This is the second cohort of startups that...

Evident Proof blockchain for compliance, provenance and data verification

Evident Proof has launched an Ethereum-based blockchain and token-based service (to use Evident Proof Tokens or EPTs) to 'make' evidence immutable, thus providing proof chains. It envisages a platform which will enable...

Blockchain is reshaping payment processing – Part II

This is the second part considering how blockchain is reshaping payment processing. Part I summarised the relevance of blockchain and then examined Global Payout. This continues with Mastercard, Glance Technologies, LogFin and Discover...

Blockchain is reshaping payment processing – Part I

A desire for faster payment processing and better audit trails is leading companies away from traditional payment systems and toward innovation - with blockchain reshaping payment processing changes. Multiple companies are playing,...
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...

Cryptocurrencies, Bank of England and the Iceland computer mining heist

Cryptocurrencies, and the variety of impressions they make are back in the news. On Friday, at the inaugural Scottish Economics Conference which brings together students from six universities, Mark Carney, the governor...

MyCUID spawned by CULedger and Evernym

CULedger is partnering with decentralized identity provider Evernym to create MyCUID. CULedger is the builder of blockchain-based products aimed at credit unions (akin to building societies in the UK) and their members....

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Identitii Overlay+

Identitii, Overlay+ and Know Your Transaction

Identitii, a fintech specialising in enabling a secure overlay of transaction level detail on top of financial messages, has launched Overlay+, its platform for...
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Which should I use, a footnote, endnote or bibliography?

Do you have a large document that you’ve created over the past few weeks or even months? Or you may be writing a Blog....
OVH Summit 2018

OVH claims “We are the alternative cloud provider”

OVH Summit kicked off today with the company being extremely bullish about the future. Three statements stood out from the keynote. They were: "We...

Israeli Blockchain Association names >200 blockchain startups

The Israeli Blockchain Association (IBA) names more than 200 start-up firms with activities related to blockchain technology. It has published a map of these....
Germany wins European Cyber Security Challenge (ECSC)

Germany wins European Cyber Security Challenge

A team from Germany has won this years European Cyber Security Challenge (ECSC). It beat teams from 17 other countries across Europe in what, eventually,...
Cyber Re:coded

UK cyber security careers show showcases talent

Cyber Re:coded, the UK's largest free cyber security careers show took place in London this week. The show, run by the Cyber Security Challenge UK,...

Securrency introduces CAT-20 and CAT-721, multi-ledger security token protocols

Securrency has introduced two Compliance Aware Token standards (CAT-20 and CAT-721). These are interoperable, ledger-agnostic security token protocols. Security tokens minted with the CAT protocols...
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RapidMiner increases Data Scientist efficiency with Auto Model

RapidMiner has announced its first application for RapidMiner AI Cloud. RapidMiner Auto Cloud is an extension to RapidMiner Studio and assists with the process...
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ServiceNow acquires NLQ tech to make chatbots smarter

ServiceNow has acquired FriendlyData in order to get access to its natural language query (NLQ) technology. No price was given for the deal but...

MOBI Grand Challenge to unlock new Blockchain autonomous vehicle solutions

MOBI (the Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative) and TIoTA (the Trusted IoT Alliance) have launched a three-year MOBI Grand Challenge (MGC) series. The first challenge...

Cognizant: blockchain in Europe lacks industry collaboration

According to Cognizant's recent research - conducted with >1,500 European business decision makers across the banking and financial services, manufacturing, retail, healthcare and insurance...
Brodsky & Smith investigates sale price of Imperva 

Brodsky & Smith investigates sale price of Imperva

The ink is still wet on the announcement by Thoma Bravo to acquire Imperva. That hasn't stopped Brodsky & Smith launching an investigation into the...
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Thoma Bravo wants Imperva for $2.1 billion

Private equity firm Thoma Bravo has launched a $2.1 billion bid for cyber security company Imperva. The deal gives Imperva 45 days to shop...
Mike McKee talks insider threat management

Mike McKee talks about insider threat management

On a recent visit to London, Mike McKee, CEO of insider threat management company ObserveIT, dropped in to talk to Enterprise Times. We took...