Wednesday, July 8, 2020
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AIG+Standard Chartered deliver blockchain insurance

  AIG, and Standard Chartered, with IBM, have delivered the first multinational blockchain insurance policy. This solution creates trust and transparency in the underwriting process. In turn, this enables AIG and Standard...

Blockchain diamond trading – a girl’s best friend?

Singapore Diamond Investment Exchange (SDiX) has announced the completion of the first part of a proof-of-concept of a blockchain diamond trading authentication and secure record-keeping service. They partnered with Kynetix and Everledger for this...
CLS delivers Hyperledger-based FX settlements system

At last: blockchain performance addressed

Blockchain performance and scalability addressed. These are two key characteristics of any platform. In a distributed ledger environment, such as the Hyperledger projects, both characteristics directly relate to end user satisfaction...
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EU aims Blockchain4eu at non-fintech and SMEs

  The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) and Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship & SMEs (DG GROW) have launched a project under unlovely and gimmicky title of: “#Blockchain4EU: Blockchain for Industrial...
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HyperChain Capital invests in CoinDash

HyperChain Capital has entered into a collaboration agreement and made a strategic investment into CoinDash. CoinDash is a 'digital assets social media platform' for investors to create and maintain their Crypto...
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Indian banks go with BankChain on Azure Blockchain

  BankChain is an Indian bank platform for exploring, building and implementing blockchain solutions. BankChain has selected Microsoft Azure as its exclusive cloud partner. Twenty BankChain members - including State Bank of...
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Blockchain Research Institute snags governments

The Blockchain Research Institute (BRI) has extended its public sector support. The syndicated research program, of over 40 projects on the strategic implications of blockchain, has snagged the Government of Canada,...
Emercoin blockchain technology to protect Polybius Bank document chain

Emercoin to support cryptocurrency bank

Digital currency and blockchain platform provider Emercoin has announced it is to host the document flow for Polybius Bank. Based in Estonia, Polybius Bank is positioning itself as the world's first...
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Blockchain growth to rise to $2.3B by 2021?

Another fat, and expensive (US$650) report predicts massive growth for blockchain technologies. This time it forecasts the ‘overall’ size of blockchain expenditure four years out. The Report has a snappy title: “Blockchain...
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Australian CSIRO reports on blockchain

The Australian research organisation, CSIRO - via Data61, has produced two reports on blockchain technology. These examine the risks and opportunities of this technology for Australia. The first report, ‘Distributed Ledgers: Scenarios...


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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...
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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...
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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,...
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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...
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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,...
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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....
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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...
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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...
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Does your security really protect your staff?

Talk about security and protecting staff and most organisations immediately think about electronic threats. Yet being in the wrong place at the wrong time,...