Friday, January 18, 2019
SAP and IBM announce Cognitive Procurement

Cognitive Procurement reaches across supply chains

Cognitive Procurement is the fancy name given by IBM and SAP Ariba as they form a global strategic alliance. This aims to redefine the sourcing-to-settlement cycle. Leveraging SAP Leonardo, IBM Watson...
Santiago Stock Exchange

IBM delivers blockchain solution to Santiago Stock Exchange

IBM is providing the technology to allow Chile's Santiago Stock Exchange to become the first stock market in Latin America to introduce blockchain. The solution will be used to manage securities...
Boardroom

C-Suite execs warm to blockchain investment

In a survey of 3,000 executives conducted by the IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) about their blockchain intentions, one-third are or intend to use blockchain in their business. Eight in...
Blockchain

IBM nurtures its blockchain ecosystem

IBM is nurturing its blockchain ecosystem with the IBM Blockchain Founder Accelerator (BFA). This aims to help enterprises, and their developers, bring blockchain solutions into production faster. IBM will select eight...
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SAP unveils Cloud Platform Blockchain service

SAP unveiled its Cloud Platform Blockchain service. This enables swift setup and management of blockchain nodes which will assist enterprises to start with an example application. The intention is that those...
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Cloud-based blockchain for enterprises

Cloud-based blockchain technology to secure, share and track data across decentralised infrastructures within enterprises sounds magical. Gospel Technology claims to have this with the launch of Gospel Cloud Version 1, based...
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Blockchain continues to earn Fed and BoE interest

The significance of blockchains is gaining greater central bank attention. Consider the following recent quotations from Mark Carney (Governor of the Bank of England), Janet Yellen (Chair of the Board of...
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Enterprise Insurance: hiding the value behind the bland

In its latest Report on the insurance industry (Insurance 2025: Reducing Risk in an Uncertain Future) IBM’s Institute of Business Value manages to hide its value behind bland recommendations. For example, try...
Leondrino Exchange launches two new currencies

Fancy your own currency on a blockchain?

Have you, or your enterprise, ever fancied your own currency? Want to throw away the pound, the dollar or even the euro? Your opportunity may have at last arrived. At least two...

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Two spreadsheets that need to come together? Consolidation might be the answer.

You may well be tasked with creating one spreadsheet that has data coming from two or more spreadsheets. This could be a daunting prospect...
Minerals

Ford, IBM and others pilots blockchain/supply chain for cobalt

Ford Motor Company (Ford), Huayou Cobalt, IBM, LG Chem and RCS Global plan to use blockchain technology to trace and validate ethically sourced minerals....
Google set to win in CJEU

The CJEU limits the reach of the Right to be Forgotten

Google has had a rare good result in its ongoing battles with the EU. It has received a significant decision from a senior advisor...
Scott Dally on the SOC, breaches, insiders, risk and cybersecurity

Scott Dally on the SOC, breaches, insiders, risk and cybersecurity

Enterprise Times recently went to Omaha, Nebraska. While there, we talked with Scott Dally, Director of the Security Operations Centre for the Americas Region...
Vermont State House

Vermont heads down insurance blockchain road

The Vermont Department of Financial Regulation and Secretary of State are collaborating on a captive insurance blockchain pilot. The Secretary of State, Jim Condos,...
TRDB

Rivetz adds Sentinel Protocol’s threat intelligence platform

Rivetz, an embedded, decentralised cybersecurity vendor, and Sentinel Protocol (Sentinel), a crowdsourced threat intelligence platform built on blockchain technology, have announced a partnership. This...
Ardor

Jelurida’s Ardor offers Java with Ignis lightweight contracts

Jelurida, a Swiss blockchain company, is now offering the possibility for external enterprise systems to integrate with blockchain using a streamlined smart contract life...

EduHash’s Main-net blockchain reaches >1M TPS

Wisetone has certified that the EduHash Silicon Valley Labs (EduHash) Main-net blockchain, developed from scratch by EduHash, can handle 1,196,966 TPS (transactions per second)....
Tesla charging

Igloo targets Tesla owners with new app

Small energy supplier Igloo Energy is targeting Tesla owners with its latest app. The app will allow Tesla owners to charge their cars when...
Devvio

Devvio reveals another high tps blockchain

Devvio announced its presence at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) by showcasing its Devv blockchain technology. This is a high-performance blockchain protocol which seeks...
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These mysterious non-printing characters. What are they?

Do you get a word document sent to you that looks badly laid out with things not sitting quite where they should be. When...

Over 200 customers for RippleNet

Ripple has added 13 financial institutions to its payment network, RippleNet. The companies include Euro Exim Bank, SendFriend, JNFX, FTCS, Ahli Bank of Kuwait,...

Blockchain-based informed medical consent via Rati-Fi 

Rational Surgical Solutions (Rational) is offering its Rati-Fi blockchain-based process for confirmation of informed consent for surgical or medical interventions. Rati-Fi extends blockchain technology deeper...

Transmute launches blockchain decentralised app engine

Transmute has launched an initiative to bring the power of distributed ledger technology (DLT) to the enterprise. Along with the launch, Transmute also announced it...