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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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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...
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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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Cloud-based blockchain for enterprises

Cloud-based blockchain technology to secure, share and track data across decentralised infrastructures within enterprises sounds magical. Gospel Technology claims to have this with the launch of Gospel Cloud Version 1, based...
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Blockchain continues to earn Fed and BoE interest

The significance of blockchains is gaining greater central bank attention. Consider the following recent quotations from Mark Carney (Governor of the Bank of England), Janet Yellen (Chair of the Board of...
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Enterprise Insurance: hiding the value behind the bland

In its latest Report on the insurance industry (Insurance 2025: Reducing Risk in an Uncertain Future) IBM’s Institute of Business Value manages to hide its value behind bland recommendations. For example, try...
Leondrino Exchange launches two new currencies

Fancy your own currency on a blockchain?

Have you, or your enterprise, ever fancied your own currency? Want to throw away the pound, the dollar or even the euro? Your opportunity may have at last arrived. At least two...

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Kimble targets Australia with new team

Kimble Applications has announced the opening of a new office in Australia and the appointment of Steve Litsos as General Manager for the region....
Mihoko Matsubara talks about Cyber Security strategy at NTT 

Mihoko Matsubara talks about Cyber Security strategy at NTT

A cyber security strategy has to encompass the entire company. For many businesses, it is a fragmented set of policies, procedures and approaches that...
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Givex launches POS system in partnership with Brazil’s Ofner

Givex, a solution provider for gift card, voucher and loyalty services and Ofner, a traditional coffee chain in Brazil, announced a partnership in the...
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Why is empathic explainable AI so important ?

Peter van der Putten is the Director of Decisioning Systems at Pega Systems. Enterprise Times spoke to him during the PegaWorld conference where the...
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Deutsche Telekom and Software AG to create global Internet of Things platform

Deutsche Telekom and Software AG have announced a partnership to deliver Internet of Things (IoT) services on a global scale. Deutsche Telekom’s enterprise customer...
Matthew Gyde takes over at NTT Security

Matthew Gyde takes over at NTT Security

NTT Security has announced Matthew Gyde is its new Representative Director, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Gyde's previous job was as Group Executive...
Facebook gets derisory $5 billion fine

Facebook gets derisory $5 billion fine

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has voted to fine Facebook US$5 billion. News of the fine came from the Wall Street Journal who...
BlackBerry goes threat hunting with CylanceGUARD

BlackBerry goes threat hunting with CylanceGUARD

BlackBerry has announced CylanceGUARD, the second new product from the security company it acquired earlier this year. CylanceGUARD is a Managed Detection and Response...
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New LastPass study finds 92% of businesses experience identity challenges

LastPass by LogMeIn today announced the results of a new study conducted by Vanson Bourne into the state of identity and access management (IAM). The report...
Amazon Alexa to dispense NHS advice

Amazon Alexa to dispense NHS advice

NHS England has signed a deal with Amazon to provide health information via its Alexa voice assistant. The deal is aimed at two groups....
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Worldpay partners with University of Cincinnati to help close skills gap

Worldpay Inc and the University of Cincinnati (UC) are on a mission to help fill a widespread skills gap, while creating career opportunities for...
Banks vulnerable to cyber attack

Banks vulnerable to cyber attack

Are the world's top 100 banks secure from cyber criminals and hackers? Based on the recent ImmuniWeb's State of Application Security at World's 100...
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Poor shipping experience turns off online shoppers says report

BigCommerce, has released a new report, Shipping, Delivered: Best Practices & Expectations for 2019. The study examined survey responses of 3,000 digital consumers and...
Marriott next in the ICO firing line

Marriott next in the ICO firing line

Having announced its intention to fine British Airways £183.39 million, the UK Information Commissioners Office has now turned its sights on Marriott International. It...