Thursday, July 9, 2020
UTRUST makes $1.5 million in 90 minutes with pre-ICO offering

UTRUST raises $1.5 million in 90 minutes

Cryptocurrency payment platform UTRUST has raised $1.5 million in 90 minutes as part of its pre Initial Coin Offering. The sale was over oversubscribed with just over 1,100 of the registered...

Utility Settlement Coin, PBOC and cryptocurrency risk

UBS, the Swiss bank started work on what it calls USC or Utility Settlement Coin in 2015. It hopes USC will be the digital equivalent of fiat currencies offered by major...
Birth (

Your birth – registered on a blockchain

The Illinois Blockchain Initiative has announced its intention to create a secure, 'self-sovereign' identity for Illinois citizens during the birth registration process. In partnership with Evernym, an identity solutions provider, it...
(c) DSAT for MSFT, GeoNames, Microsoft, NavTeq, ThinkWare Extract, Wikipedia - created C Brett, S Brooks

Hyperledger membership analysis

Investment in Hyperledger continues apace. New members join. In late August (2017), BTS, Oracle and Patientory joined an already large 'club' which has: 19 premier members (including Accenture, Airbus, American Express,...
Electric vehicle (

Tesseract – a blockchain-based integrated mobility platform

EY announced the launch of Tesseract, an integrated mobility platform underpinned by blockchain technology. The Tesseract platform aims to facilitate: fractional vehicle ownership shared use seamless multi-modal transport.   If it succeeds it...
Comparitech warns of phishing links in Bitcoin tutorial

Comparitech spots phishing links in Bitcoin mixing tutorial

Comparitech is warning of another scam targeting novice bitcoin users. The scam targets those looking for a tutorial on Bitcoin mixing. This is a process that helps users break the traceable...
Networked blockchains

Nuco’s Aion aims to federate blockchains

Enterprise blockchain company Nuco has announced Aion. Nuco claims this is the first interoperable blockchain network and will provide the basis for a delivery framework which allows communication between blockchains. Multiple blockchains...
Bank of England (

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...

Bitcoin and estcoin cryptocurrency craziness

In a novel written only four years ago*, one of the protagonists had amassed 10,000 early-mined Bitcoins. These she mined, as one of the early participants, after redeploying her employer's computer...
Towing services (

CarTaxi and upending the way we act?

A misleading press release appeared this week, entitled "CarTaxi: Blockchain Technology Will Leave Dispatchers Without Work" and sourced from St Petersburg, Russia. About the only cogent link to blockchain was provided...


(Image credit/Pixabay/Dawnfu)

Kooomo launches Pick & Pack app to improve grocery online shopping experience

Kooomo, the digital eCommerce specialist, has launched an innovative Pick and Pack app. It has developed the app to improve the online shopping experience...
How has COVID-19 changed life in the SOC? (Image Credit: NTT)

How has COVID-19 changed life in the SOC?

Life in the SOC (Security Operation Center) is rarely slow. But as COVID-19 raged around the world and organisations scrambled to adapt to mass...
Cosmic Lynx is the first Russian BEC group (Image Credit: bruce mars on Unsplash)

Cosmic Lynx is the first Russian BEC group

Cosmic Lynx is a new Business Email Compromise (BEC) group. Unlike most BEC scams that originate in Nigeria, this one comes from Russia. To...

Xage Security and MFA for industrial operations, including legacy IoT

Xage Security (Xage) is introducing a new Multiple-Factor Authentication (MFA) offering. It will enable industrial organisations to protect entire operations across a variety of... and MS Teams (c) integrates to Microsoft Teams

0 has announced that it has integrated Microsoft Teams into its Work OS platform. This is the first of several announcements in the coming...
(Image credit/Pixabay/maxmann)

OnBuy launches leading eCommerce integrations

OnBuy, a fast-growing marketplace has launched integrations with an array of leading eCommerce solutions. The integration should enable millions of retailers to join the...
Wrike HTML Proof (c) 2020 Wrike

Wrike adds HTML Proofing

Wrike has added a new feature to Wrike for Marketers to assist marketers in this task: HTML proofing. Wrike for Marketers already includes the ability to...

EIC awards €5M for social innovations based on blockchain

The European Innovation Council (EIC) Prize on Blockchains for Social Good, has awarded €5M to six winners selected in a call to identify scalable,...
Irish DPC faces judicial review after NOYB complaint (Image Credit: Pete Linforth from Pixabay)

Ireland’s DPC faces judicial review after NOYB complaint

Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) faces a judicial review over its handling of GPDR cases against WhatsApp and Instagram. Ireland’s High Court granted the...
Digital adoption surges across Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (Image Credit: Makalu from Pixabay)

Digital adoption surges across Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank

Digital adoption of banking services has hit record levels at Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB). In the first half of 2020, it has seen...
Krow becomes Klient

A new PSA emerges

Krow Software has rebranded as Klient. The news came in the same week as the company announced the latest version of its PSA solution,...
European Startups Dashboard launches (Image Credit: StartupStockPhotos from Pixabay)

European Startups Dashboard launched

The European Startups Dashboard launches today. A core element of the initiative, it aims to provide forensic intelligence about the EU startup community....
Blockchain Catch-up

Blockchain Catch-up Week 27 (w/e 3rd July)

This is a start-of-the-week Enterprise Times ‘blockchain catch-up’ for Week 27. The catch-up is not intended to be comprehensive; it seeks to highlight developments...
LCX Terminal

LCX partners with LunarCRUSH to deliver crypto market insights

LCX and LunarCRUSH have signed a memorandum of understanding to form a long-term partnership to provide advanced crypto market insights for security tokens and...