Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Blockchain Research Institute

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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Decentralised Governance Protocol for blockchains

The Qtum Project has announced a Decentralized Governance Protocol (DGP). Its objective is to enable rapid modification of blockchain parameters without ecosystem disruption. Qtum will debut a beta version of the...
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...
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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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How do you avoid negative impact from M&A on your sales team?

A tip by Patrick McCarthy of @Precisely about the impact of M&A on #sales & #marketing. Its not so much the integration process but the #acquisition #strategy


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Salesforce makes senior leadership changes

This week Salesforce announced some changes to its senior leadership team as its leadership gathered in Hawaii. There were two significant changes. Brian Millham...
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EU’s GDPR laws impacts eCommerce companies world wide

The Italian Supervisory Authority (SA) recently ruled that Google Analytics was non-compliant with EU data protection rules. They banned the popular analytics tool, finding...
Cybrary raises $25M in a Series C funding round (Image Credit: Pepi Stojanovski on Unsplash)

Cybrary raises $25M in a Series C funding round

Cybrary has secured $25M in Series C funding taking its total funding to date to $48M. This is the first time it has sought...
Blockchain Catch-up

Charles Brett’s Blockchain Catch-up 2022-Week 31

This is Charles Brett's start-of-the-week Enterprise Times ‘blockchain catch-up’ 2022-Week 31. Necessarily it is idiosyncratic and selective. It is not intended to be comprehensive but...
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Nightmare of the not-so-Great Hiring

Press and analysts have been talking about the Great Resignation for months. Anthony Klotz, an organizational psychologist at Texas A&M University, coined the phrase...
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Acquia announces new DAM integration with Drupal

Acquia has announced a new Drupal integration with the company's digital asset management (DAM) solution, Acquia DAM (previously Widen DAM). The new solution is...
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UK and US shoppers plan increasing online spend despite the cost-of-living crisis

Digital River has published a report that reveals how the cost-of-living crisis has affected the UK and US consumer habits. The research, conducted by...
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Logi Analytics reaches 7th heaven

insightsoftware has released Logi Composer 7. This is the latest update of the embedded analytics solution that insightsoftware purchased in April 2021. Logi Analytics...
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FC Bayern and Adobe partner to redefine fan experiences

Adobe and FC Bayern, one of the world’s most historic and successful football clubs have announced a multi-year partnership to power the club’s digital...
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Storyblok launches new CMS experience – V2

Storyblok has launched its new CMS - Storyblok V2. The update includes a fresh user interface complete with an all-new design experience, collaboration tools,...
Salesforce and Crown Commercial Service sign MoU

Salesforce targets UK public sector with MoU

The Crown Commercial Service has announced a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Salesforce. The intent is to negotiate a discount for the delivery...
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StorONE changes pricing model and expands security

StorONE has announced a whole new pricing model that it calls revolutionary. It claims this new model "enables customers to scale for free, driven by...
Blockchain Catch-up

Charles Brett’s Blockchain Catch-up 2022-Week 30

This is Charles Brett's start-of-the-week Enterprise Times ‘blockchain catch-up’ 2022-Week 30. Necessarily it is idiosyncratic and selective. It is not intended to be comprehensive but...
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Zendesk and Momentive merge tech with GetFeedback

Momentive, the firm once known as SurveyMonkey, has added a bi-directional integration to Zendesk for its GetFeedback solution. The solution is available on the...