Sunday, February 17, 2019
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Securities data blockchain for European SMEs

The London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) is collaborating with IBM to develop a securities data blockchain solution for European SMEs. The project plans to digitize securities certificate data to simplify issuance...
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Moeda relaunches $-based ‘Banking-as-a-Service’

Moeda is an innovative ‘Banking-as-a-Service’ cooperative network. It aims to empower underbanked entrepreneurs using blockchain technology. In Sao Paulo, Brazil, it has announced plans to relaunch its Moeda (MDA) digital token...
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Humanitarian aid experiments with blockchain

Start Network is partnering with Disberse in a social enterprise start up. Their aims are to: test blockchain in the delivery of humanitarian finance harness the potentially revolutionary potential of the...
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A digression: what is the ILP or Interledger Protocol?

The Interledger Protocol sounds unglamourous. Sometimes referred to as the ILP, an undated paper by two Ripple employees, Stefan Thomas and Evan Schwarz, proposed it. The ILP has moved beyond Ripple and...
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BoE tests Interledger Protocol in PoC

The Bank of England, with Ripple, have tested the Interledger Protocol as part of the BoE’s ‘FinTech Accelerator Proof of Concept’. This PoC explored the synchronised settlement of payments of: two...
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SolarCoin blockchain: earn your reward

SolarCoin, supported by a SolarCoin blockchain, provides an alternative digital currency. It works like air-miles for solar electricity generation. Individuals claim SolarCoins by living in homes equipped with solar energy panels...
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Mizuho’s trade finance transaction trial completes

Mizuho started a trade finance initiative using blockchain earlier this year. It has now completed a trade transaction between Australia and Japan in which the participants were: Mizuho Financial Group, Inc....
SWIFT and Blockchain

22 more banks join SWIFT blockchain PoC

22 more banks join the SWIFT blockchain proof of concept (PoC). SWIFT has designed the PoC to validate whether the technology can help banks reconcile their international nostro accounts in real...
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Yet another trade finance/blockchain initiative!

Yet another trade finance/blockchain initiative has emerged. Commerzbank and Fraunhofer-Institute for Material Flow and Logistics (IML) in Dortmund have begun a joint research project on digitisation of trade finance. International trade...
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Introducing a blockchain-based security token

Rivetz Intl., a new subsidiary of Rivetz Corp., is introducing a blockchain-based security token. The idea is to combine trusted computing with blockchain technology to offer comprehensive privacy protection. Mobile devices are, today,...

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Do you need a date to automatically, or not, update in Excel?

There are a few ways to input dates into a spreadsheet. One, you can type the date you require in the format you like....
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Attivo Networks deploys the Informer

Attivo Networks has extended its suite of deception tools by adding the Informer to its ThreatDefend Platform. The Informer will deliver real-time forensics of an...
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Report recommends level-playing field for digital and traditional journalism

The Review into the future of the UK news industry has delivered its final report. The report looks at the role of online platform...
Rick McElroy on cyber security challenges

Rick McElroy, Carbon Black, talks about security threats

Rick McElroy, head of security strategy for Carbon Black recently sat down to talk with Enterprise Times about cyber security. The conversation focused on...
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LC LITE to put letters of credit on blockchain platform

LC LITE hopes to to streamline the US$2.3T letters of credit (LC) market with a blockchain-based platform. It will connect trade parties directly via...
Dark Comet RAT hides in email update

Dark Comet RAT delivered by fake Blockchain Security update

A fake update to Blockchain Security is currently landing in inboxes and hoping to get unwary users to install the Dark Comet RAT. It...
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TigerGraph chosen as new graphDB by OpenCorporates

TigerGraph has announced that OpenCorporates has migrated its back end database to TigerGraph. OpenCorporates is the world largest open database of companies with more...
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Oracle adds multiple features to its blockchain

To support customers, Oracle has added new features to its blockchain platform. It designed these to assist users accelerate development, integration and deployment of...
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Tableau launches the next gen analytics

Today Tableau has announced the release of the latest version of its analytics software Tableau 2019.1. This includes several new features but also, a...
ARC+Xinova

Arcnet: a next-gen blockchain infrastructure for investment

Xinova and Arc have announced Arcnet, an online capital marketplace which will enable investors to find and then invest directly in innovation projects and...
Talking OpenStack with SUSE

What does the move to Open Infrastructure mean to SUSE?

At OpenStack, Berlin, Enterprise Times caught up with Terri Schlosser and Matthew Johns from SUSE. The main news from the conference was that OpenStack...
Globant Decision Tree

Globant’s approach to blockchain

Globant, an IT services company, has published a short (12 page) report entitled 'The 2019 Blockchain Business Guide'. Based on a survey of 679...
Jason McGee talks Red Hat, containers and Cloud Foundry

Jason McGee on Red Hat, IBM Cloud and containers

At the KubeCon and CNCF conference in Seattle last year, Enterprise Times caught up with IBM Cloud Supremo, Jason McGee. By then, the dust...
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Kai Grunwitz on cyber insurance, connected cars and more

At the NTT University in Berlin, Enterprise Times sat down with Kai Grunwitz, Senior VP at NTT Security EMEA. It's been a busy year...