Decentralised web

Could Substratum’s blockchain combinations decentralise web content?

Substratum is a start-up developing a decentralized approach web, one which may seeks to free and provide unrestricted access to content. The Substratum network is a worldwide collection of nodes that...
Allianz

Allianz captive insurance blockchain prototype

Allianz Risk Transfer (ART), part of Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, has successfully implemented a blockchain prototype. This is for the existing global captive insurance program of an unnamed client. ART worked...
Blockchain and supply chains of the future

Could blockchains up-end today’s supply chain models?

Today's supply chain models are swift, yet often rigid. Brexit presents one particular set of uncertain challenges. Perhaps a more profound and longer term one will come from blockchains. This is...
Palace of Justice

Blockchain confirmation of evidence for courts?

The notion of blockchain confirmation of evidence for courts may seem outlandid-ish. Yet it is imaginable, as Al Davidson envisages in an MOJ Digital & Technology blog published last week. As he...
Blockchain

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...
Mobile money

Gates Foundation’s Mojaloop adopts ILP

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (Gates Foundation) has released Mojaloop which adopts Ripple's Interledger Protocol (ILP). Mojaloop is open-source software for creating payment platforms for the unbanked to access digital financial...
Mastercard

Mastercard opens access to blockchain API and disintermediates

Mastercard is opening access to its blockchain technology via an API published on 'Mastercard Developers'. Mastercard hopes its blockchain solution will enable new ways for consumers, businesses and banks to transact....
Insurance

Blockchain-backed market for tradeable insurance policies

fidentiaX is in the developmental phase of creating a blockchain-backed market for tradeable insurance policies. By basing this on blockchain technology it hopes to disrupt the insurance status quo - by...
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Evan Goldberg talks about work done, doing and going to do at NetSuite

At SuiteConnect in Oracle Openworld Enterprise Times spoke to Evan Goldberg, founder of NetSuite and EVP, Development, Oracle NetSuite. Fresh from his keynote he spoke about the direction that NetSuite is...
Wave

Cross-border blockchain banking takes a big step forwards, with dangers

IBM  has announced, with technology partners Stellar.org and KlickEx Group. a new blockchain banking solution to help financial institutions address the processes of universal cross-border payments. The design aims to: reduce...

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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...
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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...
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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...
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Hyperledger Iroha passes development milestone

Hyperledger Iroha has been certified as a production-ready Hyperledger platform. It claims to offer simple implementation, an advanced permission model and both privacy and...

Plug and Play opens supply chain/logistics accelerator in Northwest Arkansas 

Plug and Play has plans to open a supply chain and logistics accelerator program in Northwest Arkansas. The new program will bring innovative startups...
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Confluent Cloud get cloud native boost

At the Kafka Conference in London, Confluent announced several updates to its Confluent Cloud platform. These are all aimed at making the product cloud-native...
Topolytics wins Google Cloud and SAP contest

Topolytics wins $100,000 for WasteMap data platform

Topolytics has won first prize in the Google Cloud and SAP Circular Economy 2030 Contest for its WasteMap data analytics platform. The company beat...
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Project Klaytn: blockchain applied for social good

Ground X, the blockchain unit of South Korean mobile platform Kakao, has successfully completed Project Klaytn, its first pilot. This leverages blockchain technology to...

What is and how to use the Outline View in MS Word

When you first go into Word the default view is Print Layout. This shows you the size of the paper, margins and an indication...
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World Economic Forum to define blockchain for supply chain deployment

Leaders from the logistics industry plus some of the world’s largest ports, blockchain start-ups, importers/exporters, governments and civil society have teamed up with the...
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SingularityNET to partner with Domino’s Pizza for AI with blockchain

SingularityNET is entering a strategic partnership with Domino’s Pizza to facilitate its rapid expansion and growth in Malaysia and Singapore. The partnership will enable...