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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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Digital Transformation needs people, technology and data

Research carried out by Alteryx and published during its EMEA Alteryx Inspire event in London, has demonstrated the importance of people, technology and data....
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Tezos Foundation to partner with Globacap for capital markets automation

Tezos Foundation has entered into a strategic partnership with Globacap to accelerate bringing capital markets into the digital age. Tezos is a Swiss non-profit...
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At Spark+AI Summit Europe 2019, Databricks announced it was giving its Delta Lake technology to the Linux Foundation. It's a significant move for a...

MouseBelt and the launch of the Blockchain Education Alliance

MouseBelt, an ecosystem promoting blockchain, has announced its latest initiative - encouraging blockchain innovation through education via the 'Blockchain Education Alliance' (BEA). The alliance's...
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Salesforce report explores why some retailers thrive and others close down

Salesforce has released its third annual “Connected Shoppers Report" which highlights the behaviours and expectations of over 10,000 global consumers. John Strain, SVP Retail...
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Apple denies browser data being sent to China

It's been an uncomfortable weekend for Apple which the company has sought to deal with today through an official statement. It started with claims...
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Ingenico launches Chinese payment methods for eCommerce players

Ingenico Group, an international operator in seamless payment, is transforming how international eCommerce companies operate in China. The company is introducing a suite of...
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TrustLayer announces partnership with Builder Partnerships

TrustLayer, an insurtech startup, has launched an automated insurance verification platform. It has also announced a partnership with residential construction network, Builder Partnerships. The...
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Accelo adds Retainer module

Accelo has released a fourth module for its ServOps system. This one enables organisations to manage retainers. The module is targeted specifically at professional...
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Krow launches free PSA software

Krow has announced the launch of a free PSA (Professional Services Automation software). Aimed at startups and small businesses, it provides only basic functionality....
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IBM Sterling Supply Chain Suite aims at US$50B market

IBM has introduced a new integrated supply chain suite, embedding Watson AI and IBM Blockchain into the IBM Sterling Supply Chain Suite. With IBM...
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Hitachi Consulting pilots healthcare digital transformation

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group and Hitachi Consulting have announced a partnership to deliver an integrated digital transformation of care processes. Known as...
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Hdac unveils new blockchain development plans

Blockchain company Hdac Technology (Hdac), founded by Hyundai BS&C CEO Dae Sun Chung, announced its new PoS (Proof-of-Stake) blockchain development plan at Korea Blockchain...