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C-Suite execs warm to blockchain investment

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...
Leondrino Exchange launches two new currencies

Fancy your own currency on a blockchain?

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Have you, or your enterprise, ever fancied your own currency? Want to throw away the pound, the dollar or even the euro? Your opportunity may have at last arrived. At least two...

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WSO2 releases Choreo iPaaS to public beta

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WSO2 has released Choreo, its integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS), to public beta. It is described as: “a single, all-inclusive platform for creating...
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How will IT change to accommodate more remote working?

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Remote working has become the norm for vast swathes of people since the Covid pandemic took hold in 2020. For many, there are signs...
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BDS Marketing & Creative Channel Services partners to form new company – BDS Connected...

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BDS Marketing (BDS) and Creative Channel Services (CCS) have combined to form BDS Connected Solutions. The new company says its the industry’s most progressive,...
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WSO2 acquires Platformer

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WSO2 has completed its first acquisition, Platformer. The company provides an applications platform that enables organisations to move software into production quickly using Kubernetes....
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Securolytics COO launched cyberattack on a hospital

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The US Department of Justice has arrested Vikas Singla, Chief Operating Officer (COO) and founder of Securolytics, a network security company. He is charged...
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IBM deepens its commitment to open source Hyperledger Fabric

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IBM is deepening its contributions to Hyperledger Fabric. It is providing code which it (IBM) says makes it easier to develop and deploy blockchain...
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New report reveals surge in demand for digital payments

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New research released by Checkout.com is a ‘wake-up call’ for online retailers. The report predicts the shift towards online shopping, accelerated by the pandemic,...
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Mission Control enhances project accounting and CX

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Aprika has just released version 1.58 of its PSA solution Mission Control. Version 1.58 is available to customers now for manual upgrade and will...
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Shopify launches Shop Pay Installments in the US

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Shopify has launched Shop Pay Installments, its buy now, pay later product specifically designed for Shopify merchants. Shop Pay Installments helps merchants give their...
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Immersive Labs scores US$75 million Series C funding round

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Cyber skills platform, Immersive Labs, has raised US$75m in a Series C funding round. It takes the money raised by the company to $123m...
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Precisely strengthens SAP data portfolio with Winshuttle acquisition

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Precisely is to acquire Winshuttle from Symphony Technology Group (STG), the Palo Alto based private equity company which bought it in 2018. Winshuttle merged...
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WP Engine research reveals size of global WordPress economy

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WP Engine has announced the results of a research study examining the combined global economy for WordPress. The study estimates the WordPress economy at...
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Charles Brett’s Blockchain Catch-up Week 23

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This is Charles Brett's start-of-the-week Enterprise Times ‘blockchain catch-up’ Week 23. Necessarily it is idiosyncratic and selective. It is not intended to be comprehensive but...
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FBI move creates payment challenges for cybercriminals

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The FBI has successfully recovered US$2.3 million that Colonial Pipeline paid to the Darkside cybercrime gang. It represents 85% (63.7) of the bitcoins used...