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Export Portal: import/export on a blockchain

Export Portal claims both culture and strategy are about to get a 21st-century digital upgrade. Using Export Portal's private blockchain-based B2B ecosystem, exporters and importers will be able to share information...
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Cobalt Bluesky joins BT Radianz Cloud ecosystem

Cobalt, the FX post-trade processing network based on distributed ledger technology, has joined the BT Radianz Cloud. The latter says it is the world's largest financial community. Organisations can now access...
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Aventus blockchain partnership with Townsend Music

Aventus Systems has announced a blockchain partnership with Townsend Music. The objective is to test a ticketing application in the UK market. The first phase of the collaboration will utilise Aventus’ first...
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27 BTC buys you a Dubai apartment (or 33 perhaps)

27 Bitcoins will buy you a studio in a £250 million development of 1,000+ studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments in two apartment towers and a shopping mall in Dubai. All are...
UTRUST makes $1.5 million in 90 minutes with pre-ICO offering

UTRUST raises $1.5 million in 90 minutes

Cryptocurrency payment platform UTRUST has raised $1.5 million in 90 minutes as part of its pre Initial Coin Offering. The sale was over oversubscribed with just over 1,100 of the registered...
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Utility Settlement Coin, PBOC and cryptocurrency risk

UBS, the Swiss bank started work on what it calls USC or Utility Settlement Coin in 2015. It hopes USC will be the digital equivalent of fiat currencies offered by major...
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Your birth – registered on a blockchain

The Illinois Blockchain Initiative has announced its intention to create a secure, 'self-sovereign' identity for Illinois citizens during the birth registration process. In partnership with Evernym, an identity solutions provider, it...
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Hyperledger membership analysis

Investment in Hyperledger continues apace. New members join. In late August (2017), BTS, Oracle and Patientory joined an already large 'club' which has: 19 premier members (including Accenture, Airbus, American Express,...
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Tesseract – a blockchain-based integrated mobility platform

EY announced the launch of Tesseract, an integrated mobility platform underpinned by blockchain technology. The Tesseract platform aims to facilitate: fractional vehicle ownership shared use seamless multi-modal transport.   If it succeeds it...
Comparitech warns of phishing links in Bitcoin tutorial

Comparitech spots phishing links in Bitcoin mixing tutorial

Comparitech is warning of another scam targeting novice bitcoin users. The scam targets those looking for a tutorial on Bitcoin mixing. This is a process that helps users break the traceable...

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Linking spreadsheets in Excel 19

A while ago I wrote a tip on how to consolidate two or more spreadsheets together. It occurred to me that maybe some of...
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LogChain completes international blockchain shipment

LogChain has completed, as part of its pilot program, a full cycle international blockchain-backed maritime shipment. This executed on its end-to-end, digital and tamper-proof...
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SWIFT’s ‘gpi Link’ meets Corda DLT for trade ecosystems

Back in January (2019) SWIFT added a proof of concept (PoC) to trial a new gateway - the 'gpi Link' - with R3's Corda....
Casting Aluminium at Norsk Hydro

Norsk Hydro shutdown by ransomware

Norsk Hydro, one of the largest aluminium producers in the world has been hit by a ransomware attack. The attack has forced the company...

Council of Clerks of Commercial Courts (NCC) deploys IBM-developed blockchain

The French National Council of Clerks (NCC) and IBM have developed a blockchain-based commercial court solution devoted to the clerks of commercial courts' commercial...
SAS invests $1 billion into AI

SAS to invest $1 billion in AI

Analytics vendor SAS is to invest US$1 billion in Artificial Intelligence (AI) over the next three years. The money will be spread across three...
2nd Watch selects RiverMeadow for cloud migration

RiverMeadow helps 2nd Watch migrate to the cloud

2nd Watch is to use RiverMeadow to help migrate client data and apps to the cloud. This deal sees 2nd Watch take advantage of...
Tide Protocol

Tide launches blockchain-based data marketplace 

Tide is a non-profit foundation with a blockchain protocol which seeks to address costly GDPR compliance, compensation and data accuracy issues. Its objective is...
Qlik donates 18 more courses to Data Literacy Project

Qlik boosts Data Literacy Project course library

The Data Literacy Project has just expanded its course library after data analytics vendor Qlik made 18 of its courses available. The project was...
BITC highlights problems with cyber security in SMBs

BITC claims small businesses key to preventing data breaches

Business in the Community (BITC) is claiming that small businesses are the key to preventing data breaches in the future. It's relatively easy to...
NAO slams UK Cyber Security Programme

NAO calls UK Government Cyber Security Programme a farce

In 2016, the government announced it was to invest £1.9 billion in a National Cyber Security Strategy. The announcement came with a lot of...
Certik

CertiK to audit smart contracts on LTO Network

CertiK is introducing an LTO Network Live Contract Audit. The relevant, auditable, Live Contracts run on LTO Network, a hybrid blockchain platform for decentralised...
EQT completes acquisition of SUSE

EQT completes aquisition of SUSE from Micro Focus

EQT Partners has completed its acquisition of SUSE from Micro Focus. The deal was first announced in July 2018 with EQT paying US$2.5 billion...
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Change and keep column settings in Explorer 10

You would be amazed how many times I get asked this question. “How do I keep the settings of particular columns in Explorer for...