Sunday, September 20, 2020
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Oracle calls for 2nd cohort of start-ups in UK accelerator

Oracle has announced its new search for up to six startups eager to take advantage of the Oracle startup accelerator program based in Bristol. This is the second cohort of startups that...

Evident Proof blockchain for compliance, provenance and data verification

Evident Proof has launched an Ethereum-based blockchain and token-based service (to use Evident Proof Tokens or EPTs) to 'make' evidence immutable, thus providing proof chains. It envisages a platform which will enable...

Blockchain is reshaping payment processing – Part II

This is the second part considering how blockchain is reshaping payment processing. Part I summarised the relevance of blockchain and then examined Global Payout. This continues with Mastercard, Glance Technologies, LogFin and Discover...

Blockchain is reshaping payment processing – Part I

A desire for faster payment processing and better audit trails is leading companies away from traditional payment systems and toward innovation - with blockchain reshaping payment processing changes. Multiple companies are playing,...
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...

Cryptocurrencies, Bank of England and the Iceland computer mining heist

Cryptocurrencies, and the variety of impressions they make are back in the news. On Friday, at the inaugural Scottish Economics Conference which brings together students from six universities, Mark Carney, the governor...

MyCUID spawned by CULedger and Evernym

CULedger is partnering with decentralized identity provider Evernym to create MyCUID. CULedger is the builder of blockchain-based products aimed at credit unions (akin to building societies in the UK) and their members....

Nokia Sensing as a Service, with blockchain-based payment

As part of Nokia's search to introduce technologies to help telecom operators address the needs of digital cities it has announced, at Mobile World Congress 2018 (MWC), its 'Nokia Sensing as...

Mobivity, MWC and blockchain

Mobivity Holdings produces a platform which it asserts increases customer visits and spend in restaurants, retail, and personal care brands. It has announced a preview of the next generation of mobile communications...

SkyCell and OpenPort add different logistics/blockchain angles

SkyCell and OpenPort have different approaches to the logistics/blockchain challenge. Skycell focuses on air freight and airlines. In contrast, OpenPort, a Hong-Kong-based platform that uses blockchain technology to transform domestic distribution in...


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Rapyd launches European card acquiring platform

Rapyd, a global fintech and "Finance as a service" company announced a major expansion of its European card acquiring platform. The company has added...
BCG DeFi and BCG Platinion’s report on DeFi

0 and BCG (Boston Consulting Group) Platinion have released a report on Decentralized Finance (DeFi), an area they see as being where growth is...
Girl Graduate Image by fredy martinez enamorado from Pixabay to graduate partner channel

1, the fast-growing work management platform is strengthening investment in its partner ecosystem. The company has made a series of announcements including the appointment...
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New Salesforce initiative targets talent gap

Salesforce has launched the Salesforce Talent Alliance. The alliance aims to help increase the number of skilled Salesforce workers in the ecosystem. The target?...

Mastercard launches testing CDBC platform for central banking

Mastercard has launched a proprietary virtual testing environment for central banks to evaluate CBDC use cases. The platform enables the simulation of issuance, distribution...
Another Zerologon bug exploit code published (Image Credit: Darwin Laganzon from Pixabay)

Another Zerologon bug exploit code published

On Monday, The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) warned that it has seen publicly available code for CVE-2020-1472. Called Zerologon and discovered by Tom...

TAG completes DLT pilot for digital advertising

The Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) has completed a 12 month cross-industry pilot programme to evaluate the feasibility and potential benefits of Distributed Ledger Technology...
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Digital Rivers unveils new products and initiatives

Digital River has pushed it biggest product release to date, and declared continued growth in partnerships and new customers. The company has also announced...
Remote Control Pulseway for macOS devices

Pulseway adds remote control for Apple Macs

Pulseway now supports remote control for macOS devices. It extends the capability of the remote control for Windows solution that Pulseway launched last year....
Remote workers, smart home devices and apps are a risk to corporate data (Image Credit: Anrita1705 from Pixabay)

Remote workers, smart home devices and apps are a risk to corporate data

“Smart home devices and their apps represent a major weak link in the corporate cybersecurity chain as the lines between work and home life...
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Changepoint partially lifts curtain on Services Automation 2020

Changepoint has unveiled more updates to Changepoint Services Automation (SA) 2020, previously Changepoint PSA. In a recent blog, it revealed the next phase of...
46,000 US Veterans have their data compromised (Image Credit: US DoD)

46,000 US Veterans have their data compromised

The US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Financial Services Center (FSC) has written to 46,000 veterans. It is warning them that their names and...
Tech Mahindra

Tech Mahindra to offer solutions built on Amazon Managed Blockchain Services

Tech Mahindra, which already is part of the AWS Partner Network, is to team up with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to build solutions based...
Healthcare firms get funds to improve cyber security (Image Credit: PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay)

Healthcare firms get funds to improve cybersecurity

Healthcare companies in the UK can now access government funds to improve the cybersecurity of their products. Digital Infrastructure Minister, Matt Warman, has announced...