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KBank Letters of Guarantee to use blockchain

Thailand’s KASIKORNBANK Public Company Limited (KBank), has announced the launch of a new enterprise Letter of Guarantee network based on IBM Blockchain. The intention is simplify and expedite procedures for KBank’s...
Digital Content

Po.et becomes serious by adding Blink and Jaxx

Jaxx and Blink are joining the Po.et initiative described previously in ET. These two companies add critical functionality and large scale publishing. The core objective of Po.et is to create a platform which...
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BTC, BCC and blockchain: a brief revisit

BCC (Bitcoin Cash) has split from BTC (Bitcoin), with a myriad of unknown implications. ET has decided to offer a brief revisit to the BTC, BCC and blockchain in the hope...
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‘Meat’ your blockchain

A group of livestock farmers in Arkansas, supported by Heifer USA, is using blockchain technology so customers can tell where their dinner comes from - what you might call 'meat' your...
Cognizant identifies blockchain issues facing financial services

Cognizant finds blockchain is key for financial services

IT services company Cognizant has just released its latest report on blockchain. It is called Financial Services,: Building Blockchain One Block at a Time. The report comes less than a week...
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BTC vs BCC: confused?

At 1220 UTC on 1st August, 2017, Bitcoin Cash (BCC) arrived. It is an analogue, but not a precise one, for Bitcoins (aka BTC). The most obvious difference is that the...
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BASF applies blockchain to its supply chain

BASF showed off how it is applying blockchain to its supply chain at an EXPO Day of start-up accelerator STARTUP AUTOBAHN. This was held in Stuttgart on July 25. Alongside Daimler,...
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Toda-Algorand platform scalable to >3M tps and >4B users?

  Toda-Algorand Corp., a joint venture between TodaCorp and Algorand, aims to deliver a decentralized transaction platform which combines the ledgerless ease and scalability of cash payment systems with a flexible ledger-based...
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ICOs may be securities: investors beware

If you delight in Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), beware. This week the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued an investigative Report cautioning market participants about offers and sales of digital...
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TrueRec: a blockchain app for qualifications

As part of its ongoing work involving blockchain, SAP’s Innovation Center Network has produced TrueRec. This is a secure and trusted digital wallet for storing professional and academic credentials. These credentials...

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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...
LogChain

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...