Supply chain

Supply chain and trade finance – 2018 and 2019

In 2018 there were many supply chain/blockchain, though less trade finance/blockchain developments, with multiple initiatives and/or roll outs. Both merit attention in 2019 and there are more than enough possibilities to...
Monax Platform

Monax launches public beta legal blockchain-based platform

Monax, a digital legal infrastructure provider, has announced the public beta launch of its "relationship-centric, contract obligations management platform". This is available for production-level commercial use. “We are thrilled to announce the...
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HotStuff – a blockchain approach to watch?

Asynchronous Byzantine Fault Tolerance (ABFT) has become one of the ways of delivering consensus in the DLT (distributed ledger technology) arena - for example by Hotstuff.  Because these have deep roots...
Santander

Santander One Pay FX, a blockchain-based international money transfer service

Banco Santander has launched a new service, Santander One Pay FX. This makes it possible for customers to complete international transfers on the same day (in many cases) or by the...
Food Trust - olives

Food Trust for quality and origin of Terra Delyssa Extra Virgin Olive Oil

CHO, a Tunisian olive oil producer, will use IBM's Food Trust blockchain to create a provenance record that traces, via eight quality assurance checkpoints, Terra Delyssa Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO)...
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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...

Circle+ ‘smart city’ blockchain database in Singapore

Circle+ is a creation of Singapore's SGCN forum. It uses blockchain technology transformation and has officially launched. The SGCN forum was established in 2001. It has a base of 1.1 million...
Arc tools

ARK Deployer : create a blockchain in simple steps

ARK, a blockchain technology vendor (with no connection to ArcNet), has launched ARK Deployer. This is a free tool which enables users quickly and easily to create their own blockchain in...

TTI and TTF: a common framework for tokenisation?

The platform-neutral Token Taxonomy Initiative (TTI) has announced the publication of the Token Taxonomy Framework (TTF) V 1.0. The underlying idea is to enable businesses and developers to understand and then...
IrisGuard

Blockchain iris-recognition for patient identification

Patientory and IrisGuard are collaborating to use iris-recognition to address patient identity challenges across the healthcare system to deliver greater clinical, financial, and administrative efficiencies. Their plan is to combine leading...

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IBM - Consumer

IBM report: ‘shoppers will pay premium prices for sustainable, traceable brands’

IBM has released a study on global consumer trends which 'reveals' that the importance of brand purpose surpasses cost and convenience for today's shoppers....
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The unsolved problem of poor utilisation

KeyedIn has highlighted recent research showing how poor utilisation rates are. The research, carried out by the Resource Management Institute (RMI), was co-sponsored by...
Kadena Hybrid Blockchain

Kadena launches its hybrid blockchain

Kadena has launched its public blockchain which includes full transactions and the ability to write smart contracts. The latest functionality of the network completes...
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WAV files risk to Windows 7 and beyond

WAV files have been blamed for infecting Windows 7 machines with cryptomining malware at a medical tech (MedTech) vendor. It infected over 50% of...
Ternio

Ternio slashes minimum balance requirement on BlockCard

Ternio, the creator of BlockCard, has reduced the minimum balance requirement for all its BlockCard holders - by 90% (from US$100 to US$10). Ternio...
Food Trust - olives

Food Trust for quality and origin of Terra Delyssa Extra Virgin Olive Oil

CHO, a Tunisian olive oil producer, will use IBM's Food Trust blockchain to create a provenance record that traces, via eight quality assurance checkpoints,...
Sage Intacct Advantage 2019 (c) Sage Intacct

The benefits of combining Sage People and Sage Intacct

When Sage Intacct announced an integration with Sage People, Enterprise Times spoke with Kathy Lord, SVP, Sage People and Paul Burrin, VP Product and...
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New Imperva board takes shape

Imperva has announced more changes to its senior executive team. The announcement comes just a few days after Pam Murphy took over as CEO....
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Banco Bradesco SA trials IBM quantum resistant encryption

Banco Bradesco SA has been trialling quantum resistant encryption technology from IBM. The goal was to prove that the encryption was viable in the...

Nervos offers grants to accelerate blockchain development

Nervos Network has announced a public grants fund to fuel ecosystem growth and development for its permissionless layer one blockchain — the Nervos Common...
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Accello changes time!

Accello has announced in a blog by Hugh Cowling, product manager a new enhancement to its software that enables customers to automatically round time...
Loyyal

Loyyal’s unveils new admin console in V3

Loyyal has unveiled V3 of its Loyyal Product Suite. Among new features are its 'Administration Console' and improved fault-tolerance and recovery. This furthers Loyyal's...
Huobi Global

Huobi Indonesia launches Rupiah fiat currency gateway

Huobi Indonesia has launched a local fiat gateway to enable a direct fiat-to-crypto trading between the Indonesian Rupiah (IDR) and Tether (USDT). This gateway...
Dreamforce 2019

Meeting the challenge of Sales and Operations Planning

At Dreamforce Enterprise Times sat down with David Stephans CRO, Rootstock to talk about sales and operations planning in Manufacturing. Stephans had just completed...