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BTC, BCC and blockchain: a brief revisit

BCC (Bitcoin Cash) has split from BTC (Bitcoin), with a myriad of unknown implications. ET has decided to offer a brief revisit to the BTC, BCC and blockchain in the hope...
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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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What to make of Facebook’s Libra?

On June 18th Facebook 'announced Calibra and Libra (though they will not be available until 2020). This is either a momentous event or an irrelevance or (perhaps) something in between. Companies...

Albertsons to join blockchain-based IBM Food Trust for romaine lettuces

Albertsons, one of the largest food and drug retailers in the US, is to join the blockchain-based IBM Food Trust network to improve how to trace romaine lettuces (a recent...
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Utility Settlement Coin, PBOC and cryptocurrency risk

UBS, the Swiss bank started work on what it calls USC or Utility Settlement Coin in 2015. It hopes USC will be the digital equivalent of fiat currencies offered by major...
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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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Blockchains will alter the commercial vehicle industry, and more

According to a new Frost and Sullivan Report, blockchains will account for 10–15% of commercial vehicle (CV) industry transactions by 2025. The Report, which covers Heavy, Medium and Light Duty trucks,...
DIF

ArcBlock joins the Decentralized Identity Foundation

ArcBlock has officially joined the Decentralized Identity Foundation (DIF). This is a consortium formed to create and promote an ecosystem where decentralised identities use blockchain-based ID systems. Robert Mao, CEO of ArcBlock...
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...
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...

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Hiding and Unhiding in Excel

There is feature in Excel that is very much overlooked by many. It is the humble hide and unhide feature. This can be easy...
WORBLI+WordProof

WORBLI + WordProof = blockchain transparency for online content

WORBLI, an enterprise-grade, compliance-focused blockchain platform, has expanded its application repertoire and offering to users by partnering with WordProof to bring trust, protection and...
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Mavrck acquires GroupHigh, an influencer search and intelligence

Mavrck, an influencer marketing platform announced it was buying GroupHigh, a blog and social influencer search SaaS platform. The acquisition is the most recent...
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Outlier Ventures: AI and finTech are focus areas for blockchain start-ups

An Outlier Ventures study of blockchain investments in early-stage rounds shows that start ups have raised more than US$20B (since 2013), and the focus...
The challenge of creating a 2,500 person security team

The challenge of creating a 2,500 person security team

NTT is in the middle of a massive restructure. It has formed a new business unit - NTT Limited - into which it has placed...
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HarmonyPSA extends functionality with Continuum

HarmonyPSA has announced a deep integration with Continuum the RMM and security vendor for MSPs. Its purpose is to combine the two systems' ticketing...
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Optmyzr introduces Amazon Ads management capabilities

Amazon is rapidly claiming its position as a critical and leading player in pay-per-click (PPC) and digital advertising. According to analysts, the company now...
Cypherium

Cypherium collaborates with Google Cloud Platform

Cypherium, an enterprise-focused blockchain platform which prioritises scalability and decentralisation, is collaborating with Google Cloud  Platform (GCP) to offer enterprise-appropriate blockchain solutions to Google...
Bloq

BloqCloud: on-demand blockchain infrastructure

Bloq has made available its BloqCloud platform for on-demand blockchain infrastructure services (BaaS or Blockchain as a Service). BloqCloud has applicability both for conventional...
New phishing campaign targets Utilities industry with Adwind

New phishing campaign targets Utilities industry with Adwind

Cofense researcher Milo Salvia has published a new blog warning of a phishing campaign delivering the Adwind malware. The campaign is targeting companies within...
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Commerzbank blockchain developments

Two blockchain developments involving Commerzbank have materialised. The first involves logistics/supply chains, Marco Polo and others. They executed a real-time pilot transaction for the...
Ransomware hits 23 local government entities in Texas

Ransomware hits 23 local government entities in Texas

Ransomware has hit 23 local government entities in Texas. The details of the attack emerged via a post from the Texas Department of Information...
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Applying innovation lessons from SailGP to business

Enterprise Times sat down with John Abel, VP Cloud and Innovation for UK, Ireland and Israel at Oracle on the eve of the Cowes...
Alfa

Alfa blockchain social network/digital sharing launched on Indiegogo

Alfa app and smartwatch intend to foster freedom to create and transact, reward users for their time, protect their privacy, and respect the chronological...