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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...
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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,...
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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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Asian financial blockchain from AEON and IBM

AEON Financial Service (AFS) and IBM Japan have announced they are building an Asian financial blockchain-based platform. Using blockchain technology, they expect the platform to enable AFS to: provide enhanced financial...
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The REX blockchain-based MLS platform

Blockchain-based property listing and transaction platform, REX has announced an upcoming token sale for its REX blockchain-based MLS platform. This is set for launch the last week in July, 2017. This...
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Technologies lack consumer understanding, including blockchain

Technologies lack consumer understanding. An HSBC research report, Trust in Technology, reveals that many technologies which could offer significant benefits lack trust. Why? Because consumers do not understand the relevance or...
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Xain wins Porsche blockchain innovation contest

In March Porsche announced a contest to focus on blockchain technology. The winner would: collaborate with the Stuttgart sports car manufacturer from August 2017 receive an award of EUR 25,000 participate...

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VMware report says digital employee experience is linked with company growth

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Hyperledger Iroha passes development milestone

Hyperledger Iroha has been certified as a production-ready Hyperledger platform. It claims to offer simple implementation, an advanced permission model and both privacy and...

Plug and Play opens supply chain/logistics accelerator in Northwest Arkansas 

Plug and Play has plans to open a supply chain and logistics accelerator program in Northwest Arkansas. The new program will bring innovative startups...
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Confluent Cloud get cloud native boost

At the Kafka Conference in London, Confluent announced several updates to its Confluent Cloud platform. These are all aimed at making the product cloud-native...
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Topolytics has won first prize in the Google Cloud and SAP Circular Economy 2030 Contest for its WasteMap data analytics platform. The company beat...
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Project Klaytn: blockchain applied for social good

Ground X, the blockchain unit of South Korean mobile platform Kakao, has successfully completed Project Klaytn, its first pilot. This leverages blockchain technology to...

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When you first go into Word the default view is Print Layout. This shows you the size of the paper, margins and an indication...
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World Economic Forum to define blockchain for supply chain deployment

Leaders from the logistics industry plus some of the world’s largest ports, blockchain start-ups, importers/exporters, governments and civil society have teamed up with the...
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SingularityNET to partner with Domino’s Pizza for AI with blockchain

SingularityNET is entering a strategic partnership with Domino’s Pizza to facilitate its rapid expansion and growth in Malaysia and Singapore. The partnership will enable...
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Amazon Managed Blockchain general availability (limited)

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has made generally available its Amazon Managed Blockchain (AMB). This is a fully managed service which simplifies the creation and...
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VeChain taunches ToolChain for blockchain-interested SMEs

VeChain has developed, and launched, ToolChain as a way for anyone, especially, SMEs to implement blockchain technology. With the advance of 5G, IoT, AI...
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AI strategy with Himanshu Palsule, CTO – Epicor

In this podcast, recorded at Epicor Insights, Himansu Palsule, CTO Epicor talks about the focus for Epicor looking forward and how UX and Artificial...