InterLedger Protocol (https://interledger.org/rfcs/0003-interledger-protocol/)

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...
Mitzuho Trade Finance (https://www.mizuhobank.com/company/release/pdf/20170707release_eng.pdf)

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...
Tokens (https://pixabay.com/en/table-token-statistics-1578787/)

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,...
Antwerp Containers (https://pixabay.com/en/antwerp-belgium-container-2019990/)

Blockchain pilot solution to release Antwerp containers

Europe’s second largest container port, Antwerp, is introducing a blockchain pilot which can release containers faster as well as more securely and efficiently. Working with start-up T-Mining, Antwerp uses blockchain technology...
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Daimler uses blockchain for €100M Schuldschein (loan)

Daimler AG and Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW) have used blockchain technology to execute a financial transaction. Daimler and LBBW successfully tested blockchain for capital markets in parallel with the process required by...
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7 European banks select Hyperledger Fabric

7 European banks have chosen to build and host a new trade finance platform based on IBM Blockchain powered by Hyperledger Fabric. This objective is to simplify and facilitate domestic and...

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Ultrain has announced the launch of its mainnet. This marks the next step forward for this commercial public chain. It is also, Ultrain claims,...
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With AppianWorld in San Diego on the horizon, Enterprise Times spoke with Matt Calkins, CEO, Appian about why people should care about low code....
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Dragonblood is a collection of five exploits and vulnerabilities that affect the latest WPA3 protocol and certification. They were revealed by security researchers Mathy...
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John South talks about the challenge of compliance

Over the last decade there has been a significant increase in the amount of compliance that businesses have had to deal with. Nowhere is...
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One Med Chart shares blockchain data between patients and EMS

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Finding the cell that contains just a space in Excel

I have many clients who have the same problem with importing data from other applications into Excel. All seems perfectly well until they start...
Rani Osnat talks about containers and security

Rani Osnat talks about containers and security

At the KubeSec day in Seattle, Enterprise Times talked with Rani Osnat, VP Product Marketing at Aqua Security. ET had just spent the day...
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SAS indicts UK companies’ lack of fraud detection

Research undertaken for a SAS Report indicates that British companies, on average, lose significantly more money to procurement fraud, and the country is far...
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Verasity blockchain integrates with Vimeo video

Verasity offers a blockchain-based platform which supports the infrastructure and tools for video publishers to serve rewarded video and loyalty programs to viewers. It...
Finance companies suffer the most cyber attacks

Finance companies suffer the most cyber attacks

The NTT Security 2019 Global Threat Intelligence Report (registration required) is out. It reveals that 32% of all attacks observed globally, targeted web applications....
BT signs €5.9 million deal with NATO

BT widens its deal to support NATO

British Telecom (BT) has announced a new deal with NATO worth €5.9 million. It has signed a three year agreement with the NATO Communication...