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Blockpass chases blockchain KYC

Blockpass has revealed its roadmap for a decentralized, KYC compliant blockchain identity verification platform. Through the use of Ethereum and smart contracts, Blockpass will offer shared regulatory and compliance services for...
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Dutch Justice seeks to digitize on LegalThings blockchain

The Dutch Ministry of Justice has commissioned Dutch software company LegalThings to digitize law on blockchain. LegalThings launched its 'LegalThings One platform', an Ethereum-like platform which decentralizes contracts and laws on...
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Could ICO identity compliance backfill IDaaS?

Identity as a Service (IDaaS) is not new. Jumio has offered services of identity confirmation for more than five years. It can take an image of a driving licence or passport...
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Blockchain Food Safety Alliance in China

IBM and Tsinghua University National Engineering Laboratory for E-Commerce Technologies have announced they will partner in a 'Blockchain Food Safety Alliance'. Their intention is to form a collaboration designed to enhance food tracking,...
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A Christmas cryptocurrency present on the blockchain?

The sale has been agreed for a fleet of rare F1 cars, valued at approximately £4m, purchased in cryptocurrency. The four car fleet will sell to a buyer transacting with the cryptocurrency...
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Blockchain – transparently opaque?

Bitcoin valuations have made many recent headlines. The attractions of anything which increases in value by 40%+ in weeks is understandable. Yet there are problems. Some of these involve Bitcoin (which ET...
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Might blockchains help crack Brexit’s Irish trade problem?

Brexit's Irish trade problem looks ever more complex, assuming that the UK continues with its intent to leave the customs union and single market. When two customs areas exist there is...
NiceHash

Cryptocurrency wallets – Caveat Dominus

NiceHash, a crypto currency exchange, has gone offline. Its web site says it simply" "Service Unavailable" followed by the following press release: "Official press release regarding the NiceHash security breach "Unfortunately, there has...
Global Trade

NTT DATA+MUFG blockchain PoC may be more than it seems

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.’s (MUFG) banking entity, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. and NTT DATA Corporation (NTT DATA) have announced the commencement of a NTT DATA+MUFG PoC (Proof-of-Concept) prototype...
Sydney

ASX blockchain to replace CHESS

The Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) has announced its intention to replace its Clearing House Electronic Subregister System (CHESS). Its plan is to introduce  distributed ledger technology (DLT) developed by Digital Asset...

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Microsoft, SalesForce and the Ethereum Foundation join Hyperledger

Hyperledger, an open source collaborative effort created to advance blockchain, has announced a diverse line-up of eight new members, including the Ethereum Foundation, Microsoft,...
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Reports highlight future of Jobs in the digital age

Zigurat Innovation & Technology Business School and consultancy Setesca, have published a report "Future of Jobs in the Digital Era." The report highlights the...
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Kaminario launches new Storage as a Service Offerings

Kaminario, a cloud storage software company, announced three new offerings and a unified licensing framework. The announcement is aligned to the company’s vision of...
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Ripple partners with MoneyGram

Ripple, a provider of blockchain for global payments, entered into what it calls "a strategic partnership with MoneyGram". The latter is one of the...
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TCS teams with SAP to transform surgical kit ecosystem

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is partnering with SAP to launch an Intelligent Field Inventory Management (iFIM) solution. Powered by SAP Leonardo, this leverages IoT...
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FDA program to evaluate blockchain to protect pharmaceutical integrity

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has selected IBM, KPMG, Merck and Walmart for inclusion in a program which will support the U.S....
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Visa B2B Connect launches for global crossborder payments

Visa has launched globally its Visa B2B Connect (VB2BC) network. This offers financial institutions the ability to process high-value corporate cross-border payments and covers...
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Icertis, with Microsoft, expands its Blockchain Framework

Icertis, a provider of enterprise contract management in the cloud, is collaborating with Microsoft to expand the Icertis Blockchain Framework to create a more...
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Accord Project to develop open source framework for smart legal contracts

The Linux Foundation has launched the Accord Project, under the auspices of the Linux Foundation. The Accord Project is a nonprofit which will build...
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Salesforce doubles down against SAP with Tableau acquisition

Salesforce has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Tableau for $15.7 million. The announcement comes a few months after SAP paid $8 billion for...
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WSO2 API Manager adds Ping API security platform

WSO2 and Ping Indentity have partnered to integrate their two products. The open source WS02 API Manager can now integrate with the PingIntelligence API...
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Atlas – an enterprise blockchain platform to improve B2B

Sky Republic, an enterprise blockchain company founded by B2B software veterans, has launched Atlas, a smart contract platform built to synchronize B2B ecosystems. With...
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Industry wants 5G, but barriers remain according to Capgemini report

Industrial companies are embracing 5G connectivity as a primary enabler of digital transformation and plan to implement the technology within two years. This is...
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Solve.Care launches blockchain network for diabetes patients

Solve.Care is partnering with Boehringer Ingelheim, the big pharma company, to launch a global healthcare platform using blockchain technology for the administration, coordination and...