Thursday, August 13, 2020

Blockpass chases blockchain KYC

Blockpass has revealed its roadmap for a decentralized, KYC compliant blockchain identity verification platform. Through the use of Ethereum and smart contracts, Blockpass will offer shared regulatory and compliance services for...
LegalThings Contracts

Dutch Justice seeks to digitize on LegalThings blockchain

The Dutch Ministry of Justice has commissioned Dutch software company LegalThings to digitize law on blockchain. LegalThings launched its 'LegalThings One platform', an Ethereum-like platform which decentralizes contracts and laws on...

Could ICO identity compliance backfill IDaaS?

Identity as a Service (IDaaS) is not new. Jumio has offered services of identity confirmation for more than five years. It can take an image of a driving licence or passport...
Food safety

Blockchain Food Safety Alliance in China

IBM and Tsinghua University National Engineering Laboratory for E-Commerce Technologies have announced they will partner in a 'Blockchain Food Safety Alliance'. Their intention is to form a collaboration designed to enhance food tracking,...
F1 Sauber

A Christmas cryptocurrency present on the blockchain?

The sale has been agreed for a fleet of rare F1 cars, valued at approximately £4m, purchased in cryptocurrency. The four car fleet will sell to a buyer transacting with the cryptocurrency...

Blockchain – transparently opaque?

Bitcoin valuations have made many recent headlines. The attractions of anything which increases in value by 40%+ in weeks is understandable. Yet there are problems. Some of these involve Bitcoin (which ET...
The border

Might blockchains help crack Brexit’s Irish trade problem?

Brexit's Irish trade problem looks ever more complex, assuming that the UK continues with its intent to leave the customs union and single market. When two customs areas exist there is...

Cryptocurrency wallets – Caveat Dominus

NiceHash, a crypto currency exchange, has gone offline. Its web site says it simply" "Service Unavailable" followed by the following press release: "Official press release regarding the NiceHash security breach "Unfortunately, there has...
Global Trade

NTT DATA+MUFG blockchain PoC may be more than it seems

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.’s (MUFG) banking entity, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. and NTT DATA Corporation (NTT DATA) have announced the commencement of a NTT DATA+MUFG PoC (Proof-of-Concept) prototype...

ASX blockchain to replace CHESS

The Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) has announced its intention to replace its Clearing House Electronic Subregister System (CHESS). Its plan is to introduce  distributed ledger technology (DLT) developed by Digital Asset...


Honeywell uses blockchain to digitise aircraft records/parts pedigree

Honeywell is integrating aircraft record generation into its digital blockchain ledger. This will provide Honeywell customers with a way to search and retrieve scattered...
Freshworks and Hexaware partner Image by Gino Crescoli from Pixabay

Freshworks adds another global consulting partner – Hexaware

Freshworks Inc has agreed a strategic partnership with Hexaware, the global IT Consulting and digital solutions provider. This is a significant deal for Freshworks....
Liberty wins facial recognition appeal against South Wales Police (Image Credit: Gerd Altmann from Pixabay)

Liberty wins facial recognition appeal against South Wales Police

Liberty and Edward Bridges have won their appeal against the use of facial recognition technology by South Wales Police. The appeal came after the...
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TAAP helps Haven Holidays support post lockdown activities

UK Software company TAAP has helped Haven Holidays handle the safe return of holidaymakers to its 37-holiday UK parks. Haven Holidays is part of...

Bolero joins Marco Polo to advance digital trade settlement

Trade digitisation provider Bolero International (Bolero) has joined Marco Polo. This brings Bolero’s e-Bill of Lading (BL) - including e-documents and e-presentation - to...
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atSpoke launches Integrations Command Centre

atSpoke has launched an Integrations Command Center to support the connection of its Workplace Service Desk with other applications. It also announced a new...
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UKTCG urges Government to prioritise grassroots ahead of digital strategy

The UK government has been urged to prioritise the establishment of new product-led tech start-ups across the country. This is the key suggestion in...
ICO probes Barclays over staff tracking system  (Image Credit: Tumisu from Pixabay)

ICO probes Barclays over staff tracking system 

Reuters has reported that the ICO is probing Barclays Plc. At the heart of the probe is a system used by the bank to...
Cybercriminals focus on a narrow set of known vulnerabilities (Image Credit: AltumCode on Unsplash)

Cybercriminals focus on a narrow set of known vulnerabilities

Cybercriminals focus most of their energy on a relatively small number of vulnerabilities and targets according to the latest Global Threat Intelligence Centre report...
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Lessons from an experienced remote working organisation

Jeff Mills is UK country manager at WordPress VIP, part of the Automattic Group. The company was globally distributed from the start with its...
Blockchain Catch-up

Blockchain Catch-up Week 30 (to w/e 7th August)

This is a start-of-the-week Enterprise Times ‘blockchain catch-up’ for Week 30. The catch-up is not intended to be comprehensive; it seeks to highlight developments...
Dentists bitten by cybercriminals (Image Credit: Rafael Juárez from Pixabay )

Dentists bitten by cybercriminals

Dentists have become the latest group to lose data to cybercriminals. The British Dental Association (BDA) has taken its website down as a result...

ARTIFACTS v2 available, built on bloxberg blockchain

ARTiFACTS has released v2.0 of its platform. This upgrade enables researchers to establish the provenance of their work in real-time. The significance: their research...
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WFMSG reborn as CommunityWFM

Workforce Management Software Group has rebranded itself as CommunityWFM. The cloud-based workforce management vendor provides a solution for contact centres. It creates visibility, collaboration...