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Chain BLX debuts decentralized blockchain project

Chain BLX presented what it claims is a disruptive way to execute trades of any kind of digital securities to world leaders in technology, finance and government gathered at Davos. The...
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Smilo blockchain Platform launches

Smilo now offers a blockchain platform which supports a combination of hybrid transactions, hybrid smart contracts and hybrid decentralised applications — where ‘hybrid’ embraces both the public and the private. Smilo's...

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...
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Is this the future of employee pay?

ADP has announced Wisely Pay, a new way for employers to pay their workers with cash cards. The rise of the gig economy has brought many new challenge and opportunities to human...
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Blockchain pilot solution to release Antwerp containers

Europe’s second largest container port, Antwerp, is introducing a blockchain pilot which can release containers faster as well as more securely and efficiently. Working with start-up T-Mining, Antwerp uses blockchain technology...

Deloitte and MAPI: manufacturers’ digital supply chain expectations are too high

More than half of manufacturers in this Deloitte and MAPI survey expect digital supply networks will provide benefits - but only 28% have started implementing them. While companies are increasingly aware of...
Scroll

Scroll to make Aster Network data and transactions more secure

Scroll is deploying a second blockchain network - to support Aster Network for supply chain. This is the second deployment of Scroll's blockchain data storage and management platform. The deployment with...

TradeLens blockchain shipping solution attracts >90 participants

A.P. Moller – Maersk (Maersk) and IBM have announced the creation of TradeLens, a joint development by the two companies. This applies blockchain to global supply chains. Perhaps most significantly, TradeLens...
Sila

Sila to bridge finance and blockchain systems

Coupled with Sila stablecoins and utilising the Ethereum blockchain, Sila aspires to empower developers wishing to bring apps to market in a matter of weeks while complying with the relevant regulatory...
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RAND’s blockchain challenges and opportunities

RAND Europe (RAND) has carried out a scoping study to examine the potential role of standards in supporting Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT)/blockchain. The Report - entitled 'Understanding the landscape of Distributed...

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Salesforce Ventures refills funding bucket in Europe with $125

At Salesforce World Tour, London today Paul Smith EVP & GM UK announced a new $125 million Salesforce Ventures fund to invest in European cloud based...
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Natero acquisition slots into Freshworks

Freshworks has announced the acquisition of customer success platform vendor Natero for an undisclosed amount. The customer success technology dovetails neatly into the marketing,...
Dragonchain

Dragonchain patent for blockchain loyalty system

Dragonchain has received a USPTO patent for a blockchain loyalty system which tracks and monetises time. The product described in the filing corresponds to the...
BanQu

BanQu signs up RSM Spain for supply chain transparency

BanQu, a for-profit/for-purpose blockchain-as-a-service software company, has secured a strategic partnership with RSM Spain, the Spanish member firm of RSM International. The latter is...
CloudBees

CloudBees scores US$10 million from HSBC

Enterprise DevOps vendor, CloudBees, has received a US$10 million investment from global banking giant HSBC. This is the latest significant investment in CloudBees who...
Immense Solutions secures $4.6 million in funding

Immense Solutions secures $4.6 million in funding

Intelligent mobility software provider, Immense Solutions, has raised US$4.6 million in a series A funding round. The funding round was led by Amadeus Capital...
Apache Kafka

Kai Waehner explains why you need Kafka

The Apache Kafka summit was held in London last week. Kafka was originally designed to solve the problem of high volume and throughput at...

Calastone’s blockchain-based DMI goes live

Calastone has gone live with its blockchain Distributed Market Infrastructure (DMI). The technology underpinning Calastone's network has migrated to a blockchain-enabled market infrastructure. This...
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HPE buys Cray for $1.3 billion

Supercomputer stalwart, Cray Inc, has been bought by Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). The offer of £35 per share values Cray at $1.3 billion and...
Alexis Richardson on why the CNCF is growing so fast

Alexis Richardson on why the CNCF is growing so fast

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation is holding its annual European conference in Barcelona this week. Alongside the CNCF conference is KubeCon, a project that...
FLETA

FLETA testnet claims 15,000 TPS

FLETA, a Korean blockchain platform, is aiming to create a sustainable DApp ecosystem. It has announced the release of its beta testnet with its...

Marconi adds Diffie and launches its Mainnet for scaling complex networks

Marconi, creator of a networking and blockchain protocol using programmable packets, has launched its Mainnet platform. This multi-cloud application platform provides ways to build...

Calculating number of workdays between two dates where weekends are not Saturday and Sunday

A recent tip of mine showed how to calculate the number of working days there are between two dates. Also where there are bank...
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VMware report says digital employee experience is linked with company growth

VMware Inc, shared results of a global survey of employees, human resources (HR) professionals, and information technology (IT) decision makers. The survey reviewed attitudes...