Monday, August 3, 2020
Titanium organisation set up for research purposes into blockchain

Blockchain criminally exempt?

A group of fifteen organisations from seven European countries has initiated a project – named TITANIUM. This stands for ‘Tools for the Investigation of Transactions in Underground Markets’).Its purpose: to curtail...
SEB will implement CGI’s Trade360 solution for global trade finance. (Image credit Pixabay/HypnoArt

Swedish bank adopts global trade finance platform

SEB, the Nordic financial services group will implement and support of CGI’s Trade360 solution for trade finance. Through a partnership, SEB will obtain CGI's expertise in emerging digital technologies, such as...
Red Lyra sets out plans for a blockchain consortium

Red Lyra: nailing blockchain colours to the fence?

Two days ago we described the formation of a Spanish consortium led by Cecabank and Grant Thornton to chase blockchain initiatives. It's ‘déjà vu time all over again’. This time a...
Xinfin introduces blockchain institutional financing marketplace (Image credit : Pixabay/geralt)

XinFin to introduces blockchain institutional financing marketplace

XinFin is set to launch an institutional financial marketplace. The XinFin Foundation is a non-profit organisation which liaises with governments to enable low cost Infrastructure financing with improved financing for global...
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European wholesale energy market to try blockchain

23 European wholesale energy trading firms – including EDF, ENEL, EON, Iberdrola, RWE, Total and Vattenfall – will test peer-to-peer trading in the wholesale energy market based on blockchain technology. Trading...
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e-Residency: meet e-Banking

The world’s first e-Residency programme in Estonia is partnering with Finnish fintech company Holvi to launch borderless digital banking. The partnership eliminates the need for e-residents to travel to Estonia in...
Cecabank and Grant Thornton collaborate on blockchain (Image credit (c) 2017

Spanish bank consortium chases ‘the blockchain’

Cecabank and Grant Thornton are establishing a Blockchain Banking Consortium in Spain. El Pais claims the new group includes Abanca, Bankia, CaixaBank, Kutxabank, Ibercaja, Liberbank and Unicaja. It is seeking to lay...
IBM talks blockchain (Image credit Blockchain - By Davidstankiewicz (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons)

Reimagining business networks with blockchains

The blockchain promise rolls on. The vision expands. Now blockchains will enable enterprises to reimagine their business networks, from financial markets to supply chains. According to Arvind Krishna (senior vice president, Hybrid...
Nekti uses blockchain for digital identity (Image source Pixabay/geralt)

Integrating digital IDs via blockchains

A digital identity service that makes blockchains safe for a broad range of business and personal use cases and meets national and international legal standards? Sounds too good to be true?...
Chain joins together citi and NASDAQ (Image credit Pixabay/wsyperek (+ citi/NASDAQ/Chain)

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...


FastPOS author pleads guilty in US (Image Credit: Blake Wisz on Unsplash)

FastPOS author pleads guilty in US

The author of the FastPOS malware that affected point-of-sale (POS) systems has pled guilty to RICO charges in the US. Valerian Chiochiu, aka “Onassis,”...
Blockchain Catch-up

Blockchain Catch-up Week 29 (to w/e 31st July)

This is a start-of-the-week Enterprise Times ‘blockchain catch-up’ for Week 29. The catch-up is not intended to be comprehensive; it seeks to highlight developments...
Belarus arrests GandCrab operator (Image Credit: Gerd Altmann from Pixabay )

Belarus arrests GandCrab operator

An alleged operator of the GandCrab ransomware has been arrested in Belarus. The arrest was a joint operation between the UK, Romania and the...
BigTime Wallet reports

BigTime Software adds payments to PSA

BigTime Software has added a payments engine to its PSA solution. Its BigTime Wallet is available to both Pro and Premier users. The solution...

eftpos to pioneer micropayments using Hedera Hashgraph

eftpos Payments Australia is collaborating with Hedera Hashgraph on a micropayments proof-of-concept. This aims to create a seamless Australian payment experience for web users....
BootHole exposes billion of devices to attack (Image Credit: David Reed from Pixabay)

BootHole exposes billions of devices to attack

Are you preparing to patch all your Linux, Windows and other devices today? No? Well, you should. Researchers at Eclypsium have announced BootHole. It...

Chainalysis’ Market Intel for understanding cryptocurrencies

Chainalysis has launched Market Intel. Market Intel is powered by Chainalysis's proprietary data, which it has systematically collected and linked to real world entities...
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Copilot foretells customer complaints

Copilot is launching CX Trend, which it claims provides early detection of customer dissatisfaction. Copilot is a next-generation Customer Experience platform that leverages IoT...
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Unanet brings Architecture and Engineering firms ERP update

Unanet has released the latest version of Unanet A/E powered by Cleaview, its ERP solution for architectural and engineering firms. The announcement comes only...

Voatz mobile voting platform verified as compliant

Pro V&V recently completed comprehensive testing of the Voatz Remote Accessible Ballot Delivery, Marking and Return (RABDMR) System. In the tests the Voatz mobile...
Handwriting Image by Pezibear from Pixabay

Has Ephesoft delivered key to handwriting analysis

Ephesoft has released the latest version of its Cloud-based document processing solution,  Ephesoft 2020.1.01. Ike Kavas, founder and CEO, Ephesoft, commented: “Market research indicates...
Safety Media launches COVID-19 Health & Safety solution (Image Credit: Brusk Dede on Unsplash)

Safety Media launches COVID-19 Health & Safety solution

Safety Media, part of the Access Group, has launched its Organisational Resilience Solution. It aims to help organisations safely get employees back to work....

IntellectEU, DAML and Corda

IntellectEU is making DAML on Corda commercially availability of from late July. This includes customer support and services for running DAML applications on both Corda Open...
VSTE unveils plans to get sports fans back to stadiums (Image Credit: Vesna Harni from Pixabay )

VSTE unveils plans to get sports fans back to stadiums

VSTE has announced its solution for getting fans back to sporting events. It has created a ‘sports health passport’ app called V-COVID. When used...