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The tech on the frontlines of the fight against COVID-19
GlobalData explains how emerging technologies are being deployed to help keep the spread of the virus in check.
How has blockchain impacted the trading market?
It could be said that trading is in very good health as we head ever further into 2020.
Hyland snaps up blockchain credentialing firm Learning Machine
“This acquisition is a major step toward our goal of revolutionising the way organisations electronically exchange trusted records,” says Hyland president and CEO Bill Priemer.
Infosys: A/NZ businesses increased digital maturity in 2019
Businesses in Australia and New Zealand have increased their digital maturity by 12% in the last 12 months.
Hyland: Six enterprise technology trends driving growth in 2020
“In order to gain a competitive edge and amplify growth, organisations are striving to improve customer experiences, streamline operations and mitigate risk.”
Alibaba’s top 10 2020 tech trends
Researched by Alibaba's global research initiative, DAMO Academy.
KPMG rolls out blockchain-backed track and trace platform
Known as KPMG Origins is designed to support industries including agriculture, resources, manufacturing and financial services and has been developed to enable global trade.
Monash University to launch centre for blockchain research
From fintech to supply chain management, the MBTC will develop secure foundations for this technology, and demonstrate its usability and practical outcomes.
Big data, security are key investment areas for pharma industry
The pharmaceutical industry is looking towards big data, blockchain, cloud computing and cybersecurity as its four major investment areas.
Blockchain could boost transparency in fashion industry
The Blockchain and Fashion (BCF): Growing Local Industry Through Sustainable Fashion event, which coincided with Malaysia Fashion Week, discussed how blockchain can be a game-changing technology for the fashion industry.
MotoGP’s new mobile game will be powered by blockchain
The licensing agreement will allow Animoca to develop what it calls a ‘manager’ style blockchain game that allows fans to engage and interact with MotoGP through collectibles.
Mindtree launches blockchain-powered solution for banks
The solution uses Hyperledger fabric blockchain to enable financial institutions to facilitate both debit and credit payments, faster.
Business looks to expand mainframe capabilities in AI, Blockchain
"The latest generation of mainframe technology will now run the same cutting-edge applications and services as cloud infrastructure."
Startup uses blockchain to democratise music industry
Viberate, a startup based in Slovenia, is utilising data and blockchain to standardise and map the global ecosystem for live music, according to an announcement.
Gartner: Blockchain to be “transformational” within a decade
Gartner’s 2019 Hype Cycle for Blockchain Business shows that blockchain will have a transformational impact across industries in 5 to 10 years.
New blockchain platform for B2B cross-border payments
The platform from the new company Global Direct could be a game-changer for cross-border B2B transactions.
DTCC and Accenture unveil research on blockchain governance model
The study introduces model that addresses the responsibilities and critical functions in operating and maintaining a private, permissioned DLT platform.
Blockchain revenues to near US$10B despite 2018 crypto winter
This year blockchain is starting to find its feet as innovators find the use-cases that suit the specific areas in which it can provide value.
AI, Blockchain and IoT big talking points for CEOs when it comes to disruption
Most CEOs concur that AI will have a fundamental impact on their organisations."
ASX, Digital Asset and VMware join forces on DLT
Under the principles in the MOU, ASX plans to provide its DLT offering with the support of DA and VMware.
Cryptocurrency conundrum: Reserve Bank & IR fumble in the dark
Whether it's cryptocurrency salaries or a central digital currency, no agency is quite sure how to tackle this upcoming payment trend.
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.