Blockchain stories - Page 3
ASB invests in blockchain-based trade provenance solution
The ASB bank funding grant fast-tracks the launch of the company focusing on a blockchain trading product.
Penta Security releases fin-tech crypto node service
The PALLET Node Service reduces the time to build the node and provides management services for corporations that are expanding into blockchain.
Curtin Uni launches cryptocurrency-based PhD scholarship fund
New Zealand-based blockchain studio Centrality will be one of the driving forces behind an Australian university’s initiative to offer a cryptocurrency PhD Scholarship Fund.
ESET: Will blockchain secure the Internet of Threats?
It is well established that contemporary IoT devices, and their associated cloud services, have a terrible security track record.
IBM & partners launch blockchain platform for retail leasing
ANZ, Commonwealth Bank, IBM, and Scentre Group and Westpac have launched a new pilot program that will bring blockchain into the retail property lease system.
NZ needs to tackle predicted Libra onslaught - BlockchainNZ
“The disruptive effects of Libra could arrive in New Zealand as early as next year."
Manufacturers will double multicloud use in next two years
Manufacturing industry gears up to outpace average adoption of hybrid cloud by 2020, reports Nutanix.
Seven mistakes to avoid in blockchain projects – Gartner
To successfully conduct a blockchain project, it is necessary to understand the root causes of failure.
Troovo brings robotics-powered payments solutions to enterprises
According to Troovo, globally in 2019, there are 115 billion wholesale payment transactions forecast, and virtual card spending is expected to go beyond $1 trillion by 2022.
Why 90% of current enterprise blockchain platforms will require replacement - Gartner
“Many CIOs overestimate the capabilities and short-term benefits of blockchain as a technology."
Blockchain could inject growth into the NZ economy
“We appeal to the government and Kiwi corporations to see blockchain as the next completely neutral public digital infrastructure."
Blockchain: New Zealand needs to get up to speed
"The technology can traverse every business domain and can have far reaching impacts on society as we know it."
Bluzelle launches data delivery network to futureproof the edge
“Currently applications are limited to data caching technologies that require complex configuration and management of 10+ year old technology constrained to a few data centers."
New ACS report reveals challenges ahead for blockchain
“Blockchain has some way to go before it becomes a mainstream technology."
Gartner warns organisation to be wary about blockchain adoption
The research giant expects the bulk of the market to suffer 'blockchain fatigue' due to a lack of strong use cases.
Blockchain, edge, AI & ML - Microsoft goes all-out for devs
Microsoft is launching a swath of new developer technologies and Azure services designed to bring AI, blockchain, mixed reality, and IoT to the forefront of development.
‘Blockchain bandits’ brute-forcing weak Ethereum private keys
Independent Security Evaluators (ISE) has found that poorly implemented private key generation is facilitating the theft of cryptocurrency.
IBM supports Lenovo Data Center Group with blockchain-powered customer service
Lenovo Data Center Group will now leverage IBM's blockchain and cognitive services to improve its customer care.
IDC: APeJ blockchain spending to grow over 80%
Blockchain spending is forecast to grow by 83.9% year over year in 2019, and 77.5% by 2022.
Paving the road to self-sovereign identity using blockchain
Internet users are often required to input personal information and highly-valuable data from contact numbers to email addresses to make use of the various platforms and services available online.
Blockchain incubator set to bolster Australian industry
“Crypto SA Lab is about building a community and an industry in South Australia by providing these technical skills.”
What is blockchain good for?
"It’s been over a decade since blockchain was first introduced and though the hype has faded, distributed ledger technology is far from dead."
Oracle blockchain now available as part of Everledger’s tracking solution
“Our longstanding goal has been to help customers to manage, protect, analyse and use the world’s data for the benefit of all."
UK’s IT pros not learning fast enough to manage their environments
A new SolarWinds study has found that if the current IT workforce is to keep up with the pace of innovation, there will need to be some significant changes.