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Corda and Azure deepen their embrace

R3 and Microsoft have expanded their partnership in order to accelerate adoption of R3’s Corda platform amongst businesses using Microsoft Azure. Having worked together since April 2016, the partnership will offer...
Accounting

Bizarre blockchain for accountants headline

ET received a email with the bizarre headline "Blockchain could replace banks and lawyers, says ICAEW". This purports to come from a new report from the ICAEW (the Institute of Chartered...
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Crowd Machine unveils a different approach to blockchain

Metavine Labs, creator of the Metavine Genesis product, has unveiled a prototype for the creation of fully decentralized blockchain applications. It calls this Crowd Machine. In a crowded blockchain world the...
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Visa follows, or leads, AmEx and Mastercard

In late 2016, Visa previewed B2B Connect, its offering-to-be to transform the business-to-business (B2B) payments space. Since then, it has worked at partnering with financial institutions around the world to transform...
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AmEx introduces blockchain-enabled crossborder transfers

American Express (AmEx) has announced the introduction of blockchain-enabled, business-to-business cross-border payments. The American Express® FX International Payments (FXIP) business is working with: Ripple, a provider of enterprise global blockchain solutions ...
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Saïd Business School to educate on Blockchain Strategy

Saïd Business School is launching a Blockchain Strategy Programme to help businesses get to grips with new computing reality. With bank, and other, jobs facing elimination due to disruptive technologies, enterprises...
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BlockEx to partner with OpenText on supply chains

To accelerate BlockEx's trimming of fat using blockchain, it is partnering with OpenText to use blockchain to make supply chain finance more efficient. OpenText already operates some of the world's largest...
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Regulator ESMA warns about ICOs

The European Securities and Markets Authority ( ESMA ) has issued two Statements on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) - and it is not the first: on the risks of ICOs for...
Employment qualification verification

Qualification verification: add APPII as a provider

APPII has launched a blockchain-based verification of CVs. This aspires to maximise candidates’ potential and to minimise employer wasted time. Though APPII claims to be the world’s first blockchain career verification platform,...
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FortKnoxster’s blockchain-secured platform

FortKnoxster has announced (yet another) token sale for its secure privacy platform. It claims this is one of the few token sales backed by a working product, which is an indictment...

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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...