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Bitfury+Risk Cooperative to exploit blockchain

Blockchain provider Bitfury and Risk Cooperative, a risk and insurance advisory firm, have announced a partnership. Its objective is to pioneer blockchain applications applicable to the $60 billion insurance intermediation market. The...
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Po.et becomes serious by adding Blink and Jaxx

Jaxx and Blink are joining the Po.et initiative described previously in ET. These two companies add critical functionality and large scale publishing. The core objective of Po.et is to create a platform which...
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FCA’s regulatory sandbox expands

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is expanding its regulatory sandbox. This enables businesses to test innovative products, services, business models and delivery mechanisms in a live environment which also protects...
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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...
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BoE explores DLT / blockchain settlement monopoly doubts

The Bank of England (BoE) has released a new working paper entitled "The economics of distributed ledger technology for securities settlements": examines to what extent DLT could add value and change...
Billon Group

Billon licensed to operate as a e-money institution in EU

Billon Solutions, a fully owned subsidiary of Billon Group in the UK, has obtained permission from the Polish Financial Supervision Authority (Komisja Nadzoru Finansowego - KNF) to operate as a registered...
Emercoin blockchain technology to protect Polybius Bank document chain

Emercoin to support cryptocurrency bank

Digital currency and blockchain platform provider Emercoin has announced it is to host the document flow for Polybius Bank. Based in Estonia, Polybius Bank is positioning itself as the world's first...
Blockchain

IBM nurtures its blockchain ecosystem

IBM is nurturing its blockchain ecosystem with the IBM Blockchain Founder Accelerator (BFA). This aims to help enterprises, and their developers, bring blockchain solutions into production faster. IBM will select eight...

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 from around the world to Northwest Arkansas....
Ink sign up Kleros for dispute resolution

Ink and Kleros partner to resolve transaction disputes

Ink Protocol and Kleros are to partner in a bid to resolve transaction disputes. Ink is a decentralised reputation and payments platform for peer-to-peer marketplaces. Kleros has the Justice Protocol, a dispute...

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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,...
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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...
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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...