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Deloitte Joins Startup Attest to Push Blockchain Identity Solutions for Governments

The world’s largest professional services network, also known as one of the ‘Big Four’, Deloitte has partnered with blockchain startup company Attest Inc. to develop and push blockchain identity solutions for Governments. According to a press release on Monday by Deloitte, it will collaborate with the Chicago-based blockchain startup to develop a digital identity offering for its impressive list of Governmental clients, based on Attest‘s existing products. Founded in March 2018 by Cab Morris and Jennifer O’Rourke, two former employees of the Illinois State’s governing office, and leaders of its blockchain initiatives, Attest‘s shared…

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Microsoft Partners with Nasdaq to Provide an Interoperable Blockchain Financial System

Global technology giant, Microsoft has revealed that it has cemented a partnership with Nasdaq to provide an interoperable blockchain financial system for traders, via its Azure Blockchain arm. As the world’s second largest stock exchange, Nasdaq has decided it is time to accelerate its blockchain technology capabilities, which it is now doing by integrating Microsoft Azure Blockchain services into the Nasdaq Financial Framework (NFF).  Senior vice president of enterprise architecture at Nasdaq, Tom Fay stated: “from our perspective, Azure is unlocking the power of the blockchain” Launched in 2016, the NFF powers applications and software…

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Software Giant Oracle Rolls Out Blockchain Supply Chain Apps Using Hyperledger

One of the world’s biggest software companies, Oracle has released four new blockchain supply chain apps based on Hyperledger Fabric technology, designed to reduce the barriers for businesses to adopt blockchain technology. Integrating nascent technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) with blockchain, Oracle aims to provide increased transparency and improved traceability to supply chain management systems. The new business-ready product entitled ‘Oracle Blockchain Applications Cloud’ provides a suite of applications (apps) that intend to make it easy for businesses to integrate blockchain supply chain systems.  Oracle’s Senior…

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Amazon Web Services to Offer Blockchain as a Service with Startup Qtum

Qtum Foundation, a Singapore-based startup has announced an unprecedented partnership with Amazon Web Services to offer blockchain as a service (BaaS) for enterprise customers, beginning in China. Amazon Web Services (AWS), one of the worlds largest cloud providers aims to make smart contracts and dApps available for free through its partnership with Qtum, which has been listed on the AWS marketplace since July.  Simon Wang, head of territory business development at AWS China stated: “Qtum are now an AWS technology partner and one of the partner network members.” Founded in 2016…

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AT&T Launches Enterprise Blockchain Solutions With IBM and Microsoft Azure

The world’s largest telecommunications firm, AT&T launches enterprise blockchain solutions in collaboration with technology from IBM Blockchain and Microsoft Azure. According to the announcement on Wednesday, AT&T is offering a suite of blockchain services that have been designed to help businesses automate and digitise processes using blockchain technology. The AT&T news release states that it will be merging the nascent technology with its “edge-to-edge capabilities” such as its Internet of Things (IoT) services to add automation and monitoring, enabling advanced permission-based blockchain supply chain capabilities. Targeting clients within the manufacturing, retail and healthcare industries, the U.S. based…

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Google Blockchain Cloud Service to launch with Startups Digital Asset and BlockApps

Google’s blockchain cloud service launched today at its Cloud Next ’18 conference in San Francisco. Unlike fellow tech giants Microsoft and Amazon, it has not launched directly with Hyperledger and Ethereum. Instead it has partnered with blockchain startups BlockApps and Digital Asset, both specialising in enterprise level solutions. Although Google is one of the last cloud giants to offer blockchain, it was also the second most active blockchain investor between 2012 and 2017. Unnamed sources have previously said that Google is working on its own distributed ledger.

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Microsoft and KPN team with Dutch Startup Unchain.io to Create an Enterprise Blockchain Platform

Microsoft and KPN, one of the biggest ICT service providers in The Netherlands, have teamed up with the Dutch blockchain startup, Unchain.io to create an enterprise blockchain platform. KPN provide key services to much of The Netherlands infrastructure, from government and healthcare, through to commercial industry. Through this partnership it aims to run a fast-track platform for enterprise-level clients, in order to accelerate the adoption of blockchain in The Netherlands.

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Global Enterprise Software Giant SAP Launches Blockchain Service

Global software giant SAP introduces Blockchain as a Service (BaaS) to its SAP Leonardo service, with Hyperledger Fabric and MultiChain. Through the inter-connectivity of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and the internet of things (IoT) into “one ecosystem”, SAP have outlined their plan to take on Salesforce in the CRM market. CEO, Bill McDermott stated that the company “was the last to accept the status quo of CRM, and is now first to change it. That’s a guarantee.”

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