Friday, October 19, 2018

komgo – blockchain for finance, trading inspection and energy?

Fifteen of the world’s largest institutions - including banks, trading companies, an inspection company and an energy major - claim to have formed 'komgo' (sic). Its alleged mission is to ‘digitalise’...

Swisscom + CA Technologies launch Open Banking Hub

CA Technologies is partnering with Swisscom in a strategic alliance to create an innovative 'Open Banking Hub' (OBH). With Swisscom being a leading Swiss telecommunications provider, it is significant it has...

Trustchain, a high performance block-less blockchain 3.0 protocol

COTI has launched the Trustchain protocol. This claims to provide an end-to-end solution for enterprises, merchants, developers of payment apps and stable coin issuers and to address the classic problems of...

NY AG’s VMI Report slates crypto-currency platforms/operations

New York Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood released its Virtual Markets Integrity (VMI) Report. This derives from an inquiry into the policies and practices of platforms used by consumers to trade...

InstaSupply joins Sweetbridge blockchain network

Sweetbridge Alliance Network, a global organisation driving liquidity and transparency for global supply chain networks through blockchain technologies has added InstaSupply. The latter, known for digitizing and financing supply chains for mid-sized...

Block Commodities launches Ugandan blockchain ecosystem pilot

Block Commodities (Block), a commodity trader operating in Africa, is partnering with Pure Grow Africa (Pure Grow), a supplier of high-quality agricultural produce based in Uganda. Block and Pure Grow will working...

Blockchain registry launched by HACERA

HACERA has launched its HACERA Unbounded Network Registry (UNR). It claims UNR is the world’s first decentralized cross-blockchain registry which brings permissioned and permissionless blockchains together through a directory of blockchain...

DNAtix compresses DNA sequences to 99% of original size

Digital DNAtix is a genetics blockchain company. It has released the next stage of its DNA compression tool. This release can, for the first time, compress DNA sequences by up to...

DECENT’s 3IPK: blockchain for aviation supply chain, and more

DECENT announces another decentralized application (dApp) built on its platform – 3IPK - this time bringing blockchain to the aviation industry. 3IPK is a project focused on automating certification control, airworthiness,...

Systech and FarmaTrust partner for pharma supply chain authenticity 

Systech and FarmaTrust are announcing a strategic partnership. This partnership will provide a blockchain-enabled solution for the pharmaceutical industry that leverages FarmaTrust's blockchain and AI technologies. The Systech platform will provide a...

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OVH claims “We are the alternative cloud provider”

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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,...
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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

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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

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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...