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European wholesale energy market to try blockchain

23 European wholesale energy trading firms – including EDF, ENEL, EON, Iberdrola, RWE, Total and Vattenfall – will test peer-to-peer trading in the wholesale energy market based on blockchain technology. Trading...
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e-Residency: meet e-Banking

The world’s first e-Residency programme in Estonia is partnering with Finnish fintech company Holvi to launch borderless digital banking. The partnership eliminates the need for e-residents to travel to Estonia in...
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Spanish bank consortium chases ‘the blockchain’

Cecabank and Grant Thornton are establishing a Blockchain Banking Consortium in Spain. El Pais claims the new group includes Abanca, Bankia, CaixaBank, Kutxabank, Ibercaja, Liberbank and Unicaja. It is seeking to lay...
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Reimagining business networks with blockchains

The blockchain promise rolls on. The vision expands. Now blockchains will enable enterprises to reimagine their business networks, from financial markets to supply chains. According to Arvind Krishna (senior vice president, Hybrid...
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Integrating digital IDs via blockchains

A digital identity service that makes blockchains safe for a broad range of business and personal use cases and meets national and international legal standards? Sounds too good to be true?...
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Citi and Nasdaq partner in blockchain payments initiative

Two major financial institutions – Citibank and Nasdaq, the stock exchange – wish to tackle liquidity issues in the private securities market. To do this they are leveraging blockchain technology from...
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Blockchain integration: projects, platforms and exchanges

Integrating blockchain projects, platforms and exchanges matter if digital currencies are to generate and keep broad appeal. The announcement by Decentral of its Jaxx product introduces a user-controlled, multi-asset, multi-platform digital currency...
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...
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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...
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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...

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QiO licenses BT’s SATURN cyber analytics

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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...
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LogChain completes international blockchain shipment

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Norsk Hydro shutdown by ransomware

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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...
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SAS to invest $1 billion in AI

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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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CertiK to audit smart contracts on LTO Network

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