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...
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Blockchain growth to rise to $2.3B by 2021?

Another fat, and expensive (US$650) report predicts massive growth for blockchain technologies. This time it forecasts the ‘overall’ size of blockchain expenditure four years out. The Report has a snappy title: “Blockchain...
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Australian CSIRO reports on blockchain

The Australian research organisation, CSIRO - via Data61, has produced two reports on blockchain technology. These examine the risks and opportunities of this technology for Australia. The first report, ‘Distributed Ledgers: Scenarios...
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Decentralised Governance Protocol for blockchains

The Qtum Project has announced a Decentralized Governance Protocol (DGP). Its objective is to enable rapid modification of blockchain parameters without ecosystem disruption. Qtum will debut a beta version of the...
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Blockchain criminally exempt?

A group of fifteen organisations from seven European countries has initiated a project – named TITANIUM. This stands for ‘Tools for the Investigation of Transactions in Underground Markets’).Its purpose: to curtail...
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Swedish bank adopts global trade finance platform

SEB, the Nordic financial services group will implement and support of CGI’s Trade360 solution for trade finance. Through a partnership, SEB will obtain CGI's expertise in emerging digital technologies, such as...
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Red Lyra: nailing blockchain colours to the fence?

Two days ago we described the formation of a Spanish consortium led by Cecabank and Grant Thornton to chase blockchain initiatives. It's ‘déjà vu time all over again’. This time a...
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XinFin to introduces blockchain institutional financing marketplace

XinFin is set to launch an institutional financial marketplace. The XinFin Foundation is a non-profit organisation which liaises with governments to enable low cost Infrastructure financing with improved financing for global...
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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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SVH launches blockchain auditing API on Azure Store

SimplyVital Health (SVH) has launched its blockchain-powered auditing API, Aletheia, on the Microsoft Azure Store. In doing this SVH hopes to re-engineer healthcare for...
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Pulseway delivers remote backup and restore

Pulseway has launched a new cloud backup service for its MSP customers. The solution leverages Unitrends Forever Cloud and its agent technology. It is...
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NTT and Microsoft create new strategic alliance

NTT Corporation and Microsoft have signed a multi-year strategic alliance. It brings together NTT global ICT platform, services and cyber security offerings with Microsoft Azure....
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Terra’s CREDIT cryptocurrency thrives in emerging markets

Johannesburg-based blockchain project Terra, recently celebrated the first anniversary of Credit (CREDIT) block production. CREDIT is a decentralised proof of stake cryptocurrency which Terra...
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Securing Smart Cities requires smart thinking

Smart Cities are all the rage. Everyone wants to talk about the benefits that they can bring to citizens and to cities. The problem...
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Cookie consent: French websites ignoring privacy law

Cookie consent is all about privacy legislation. It is designed to allow users to choose what can be stored and retrieved from their device....

SpaceChain sends blockchain to the ISS

SpaceChain has sent its blockchain hardware wallet technology to the International Space Station (ISS). It travelled aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket as part...
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The Chief Digital Officer, a fad or here to stay?

Is the CDO or Chief Digital Officer as fad or does it have a permanent position in the C-Suite? This was a question that...
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Marco Polo and a German/Austrian SME trade transaction

S-Servicepartner and Raiffeisen Bank International are bringing a new customer group - medium-sized enterprises - into focus on the blockchain platform Marco Polo. This...
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Cyber hygiene is the foundation of good security

Is your cyber hygiene good enough? Do you know what devices are on your network? Can you determine between IT, IoT and OT devices?...
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Global merchants adopt OroCommerce’s B2B eCommerce solution

Oro Inc has announced the signing of a range of suppliers and distributors with revenues totaling more than $18 billion. Oro Inc is the...
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Kadena and Rymedi partner to validate medicinal products quality

Kadena, the blockchain business which came out of JP Morgan’s Blockchain Center for Excellence, has announced a strategic partnership with Rymedi. The latter is...
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Has Brookson found an Excel killer?

At Alteryx Inspire, Enterprise Times spoke to Brian Millrine, Group Strategy Director at Brookson and Andrew Bate, Advanced analytics manager at Brookson. Brookson offers...
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Quant Network and Constellation Network announce Smart Cities partnership

Constellation Network (Constellation) - a software, big data and blockchain company - is integrating its secure communications protocol with Quant Network's (Quant’s) Overledger. The...