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Citi and Nasdaq partner in blockchain payments initiative

Two major financial institutions – Citibank and Nasdaq, the stock exchange – wish to tackle liquidity issues in the private securities market. To do this they are leveraging blockchain technology from...
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Blockchain integration: projects, platforms and exchanges

Integrating blockchain projects, platforms and exchanges matter if digital currencies are to generate and keep broad appeal. The announcement by Decentral of its Jaxx product introduces a user-controlled, multi-asset, multi-platform digital currency...
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Cognitive Procurement reaches across supply chains

Cognitive Procurement is the fancy name given by IBM and SAP Ariba as they form a global strategic alliance. This aims to redefine the sourcing-to-settlement cycle. Leveraging SAP Leonardo, IBM Watson...
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IBM delivers blockchain solution to Santiago Stock Exchange

IBM is providing the technology to allow Chile's Santiago Stock Exchange to become the first stock market in Latin America to introduce blockchain. The solution will be used to manage securities...
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C-Suite execs warm to blockchain investment

In a survey of 3,000 executives conducted by the IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) about their blockchain intentions, one-third are or intend to use blockchain in their business. Eight in...
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IBM nurtures its blockchain ecosystem

IBM is nurturing its blockchain ecosystem with the IBM Blockchain Founder Accelerator (BFA). This aims to help enterprises, and their developers, bring blockchain solutions into production faster. IBM will select eight...
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SAP unveils Cloud Platform Blockchain service

SAP unveiled its Cloud Platform Blockchain service. This enables swift setup and management of blockchain nodes which will assist enterprises to start with an example application. The intention is that those...
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Cloud-based blockchain for enterprises

Cloud-based blockchain technology to secure, share and track data across decentralised infrastructures within enterprises sounds magical. Gospel Technology claims to have this with the launch of Gospel Cloud Version 1, based...
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Blockchain continues to earn Fed and BoE interest

The significance of blockchains is gaining greater central bank attention. Consider the following recent quotations from Mark Carney (Governor of the Bank of England), Janet Yellen (Chair of the Board of...
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Enterprise Insurance: hiding the value behind the bland

In its latest Report on the insurance industry (Insurance 2025: Reducing Risk in an Uncertain Future) IBM’s Institute of Business Value manages to hide its value behind bland recommendations. For example, try...

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Salesforce flourishes but growth will slow

Salesforce posted a strong 1st quarter, 2021, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. While it did revise its guidance for the rest of the 2021 financial...
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Finboot partners with London Chamber of Arbitration and Mediation

Finboot is partnering with the London Chamber of Arbitration and Mediation (LCAM) to exploit the MARCO blockchain. The latter is an organisation offering arbitration...
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New datasets add POI and population movement to OmniSci

OmniSci has signed its first commercial dataset partners to the OmniSci Data Catalog. The two partners are SafeGraph, a leading provider of point of...
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Weaponisation of IoT surges as threat actors leverage COVID-19

COVID-19 opened up a new opportunity for global threat actors. They have increased their use of old vulnerabilities, used COVID-19 lures to catch out...
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Proof of Impact launches blockchain-based platform for CSR

Proof of Impact has launched a blockchain platform that it claims will "revolutionise the way people fund and experience impact". The new platform will...
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Yotpo releases report on user generated content

Yotpo, in partnership with eTail, has released the results of their survey on user-generated content. The company surveyed the leaders of some of the...
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UK business eyeing overseas expansion post COVID-19

UK businesses are looking at overseas expansion post-COVID-19. Many believe that they are too reliant on a single market. To survive global issues such...
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Salesforce gathers terrific ten for EMEA advisory board

Salesforce has decided to gather a group of ten senior business leaders together to act as an advisory board for EMEA. The new board...
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E-HCert – blockchain-based Covid-19 app for Cyprus

VeChain continues its collaboration with I-Dante to co-develop E-HCert App. This provides an archival solution for Covid-19 RT-PCR (real time-polymerase chain reaction) and antibodies...
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TrueCommerce and Trust Payments form strategic partnership

Retail technology business provider TrueCommerce has entered into a strategic partnership with international payment gateway provider Trust Payments. The company is looking to broaden...
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NHSX contact app likely to exclude the elderly and vulnerable

The NHSX COVID-19 tracing app is under fire yet again. The latest company to question its effectiveness is cybersecurity vendor Anomali. Unlike others who...
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NinjaRMM unveils latest release

NinjaRMM is rolling out version 4.6. It is available now in the Oceania and EMEA regions, and it will roll out to US and...
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we.trade strengthens collaboration with IBM

we.trade (stet) has announced an enhanced collaboration with IBM with the latter becoming a shareholder. This collaboration will enable network enhancements and accelerate the...
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Salesforce launches Quick Start Commerce Solutions

Salesforce has launched a new series of Quick Start Commerce Solutions to help businesses get set up online as quickly as possible. It has...