Cryptocurrency

Is Dimon right about Bitcoin (and cryptocurrencies)?

At an industry conference organised by Barclays, Jamie Dimon, CEO of JP Morgan, stated “Bitcoin will eventually blow up. It’s a fraud. It’s worse than tulip bulbs and won’t end well.”...
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ZF, UBS and IBM combine in Car eWallet

ZF, UBS and IBM  are jointly to develop the Car eWallet open automotive transaction platform for mobility services. This will use  blockchain technology. To its founders, Car eWallet has the potential...
Pyongyang

Is Kim Jong Un’s DPRK about to kill cryptocurrencies?

According to security research firm FireEye, Kim Jong Un's DPRK (aka N Korea) is focusing on Bitcoin (BTC) as a source of foreign funds. That he seeks to do this is...
Eu Commission

Pathetic EASME investing in blockchain

The EU's Executive Agency for SMEs (EASME) has invested, via SME Instrument funds, a 'whole' c €3.4M in three companies (see below) in pursuit of blockchain use. The Commission set up...
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Might the Federal Reserve bless blockchains?

The US Federal Reserve Bank (the Fed), in a new research paper , almost blesses blockchain. This is a significant development, though not yet one cast in stone. The paper is: "Strategies...
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Export Portal: import/export on a blockchain

Export Portal claims both culture and strategy are about to get a 21st-century digital upgrade. Using Export Portal's private blockchain-based B2B ecosystem, exporters and importers will be able to share information...
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Cobalt Bluesky joins BT Radianz Cloud ecosystem

Cobalt, the FX post-trade processing network based on distributed ledger technology, has joined the BT Radianz Cloud. The latter says it is the world's largest financial community. Organisations can now access...
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Aventus blockchain partnership with Townsend Music

Aventus Systems has announced a blockchain partnership with Townsend Music. The objective is to test a ticketing application in the UK market. The first phase of the collaboration will utilise Aventus’ first...
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27 BTC buys you a Dubai apartment (or 33 perhaps)

27 Bitcoins will buy you a studio in a £250 million development of 1,000+ studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments in two apartment towers and a shopping mall in Dubai. All are...
UTRUST makes $1.5 million in 90 minutes with pre-ICO offering

UTRUST raises $1.5 million in 90 minutes

Cryptocurrency payment platform UTRUST has raised $1.5 million in 90 minutes as part of its pre Initial Coin Offering. The sale was over oversubscribed with just over 1,100 of the registered...

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Malware is totally under control

At the Panda Security user conference, PASS2019, held in Madrid, attendees were told "Malware is totally under control." As statements go its about as...
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Salesforce Ventures refills funding bucket in Europe with $125

At Salesforce World Tour, London today Paul Smith EVP & GM UK announced a new $125 million Salesforce Ventures fund to invest in European cloud based...
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Natero acquisition slots into Freshworks

Freshworks has announced the acquisition of customer success platform vendor Natero for an undisclosed amount. The customer success technology dovetails neatly into the marketing,...
Dragonchain

Dragonchain patent for blockchain loyalty system

Dragonchain has received a USPTO patent for a blockchain loyalty system which tracks and monetises time. The product described in the filing corresponds to the...
BanQu

BanQu signs up RSM Spain for supply chain transparency

BanQu, a for-profit/for-purpose blockchain-as-a-service software company, has secured a strategic partnership with RSM Spain, the Spanish member firm of RSM International. The latter is...
CloudBees

CloudBees scores US$10 million from HSBC

Enterprise DevOps vendor, CloudBees, has received a US$10 million investment from global banking giant HSBC. This is the latest significant investment in CloudBees who...
Immense Solutions secures $4.6 million in funding

Immense Solutions secures $4.6 million in funding

Intelligent mobility software provider, Immense Solutions, has raised US$4.6 million in a series A funding round. The funding round was led by Amadeus Capital...
Apache Kafka

Kai Waehner explains why you need Kafka

The Apache Kafka summit was held in London last week. Kafka was originally designed to solve the problem of high volume and throughput at...

Calastone’s blockchain-based DMI goes live

Calastone has gone live with its blockchain Distributed Market Infrastructure (DMI). The technology underpinning Calastone's network has migrated to a blockchain-enabled market infrastructure. This...
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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...
Alexis Richardson on why the CNCF is growing so fast

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...
FLETA

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...