Topic: government

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Oracle rolls out its own blockchain service

Oracle joins IBM, SAP, and Microsoft in offering blockchain-as-a-service for companies hoping to deploy the distributed ledger technology without the expenses associated with embracing the technology in-house.

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Open banking after six months: what's changed?

Open banking officially came into effect in the EU six months ago, on January 13 to be exact, however the established banks have been slow to adapt and adoption of new services has been sluggish. So what has really changed?

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Here come the first blockchain smartphones: What you need to know

Two companies are planning to soon launch smartphones with native blockchain capabilities that will allow users to trade digital tokens and store them offline.

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New blockchain targeting sustainable development economy

Ian Jones describes corporate social responsibility funding as a ‘grudging obligation’ that, as it currently stands, achieves very little apart from being an exercise in good PR.

Dell EMC launches new data protection solutions to help mid-size organizations in India

New Dell EMC IDPA DP4400 delivers innovative capabilities and broad application support in a solution sized and priced right for mid-market customers.

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Delaware to test blockchain-based business filing system

The state envisions a blockchain network that lets firms incorporating in Delaware automate business processes and will allow regulators and investors to track stocks and assets in real time.

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Google flips switch on Chrome's newest defensive technology

With 'Site Isolation' in use, the browser should be better protected from Spectra-like attacks designed to steal info such as log-on credentials.

Govt. gives the nod to free and fair internet; levels playing field for telcos

Achhe din for internet users? TRAI gives the go-ahead for net neutrality in India.

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IoT, social profit and security: Georgia Tech report outlines the future of smart cities

The smart city of the future is a much-ballyhooed use case for IoT technology. But a new report from a consortium organized by researchers at Georgia Tech dives deeper into the specifics of business models and use cases for IoT.

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Best secure messaging apps

So many people prefer to text instead of talk these days, so it’s important to consider how secure these services are. You wouldn't want hackers or those who would do you harm to know where you were going to be, or when your home will be empty.

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Vietnam to earn over USD 3 billion from 5G technology

Vietnam’s manufacturing and energy industries could benefit massively from 5G technology says Ericsson President

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Checking in with the chatbots

The rise and rise of chatbots in Australia has been impressive. Recent roll-outs of virtual assistants include NIB Health Funds’ Nibby, Domino's Pizza’s DRU Assist, and Jetstar’s chatbot Jess. Banks are particularly fond of the technology, with UBank’s RoboChat, NAB’s “digital virtual banker”, CBA’s Ceba and AMP’s Rosie among those implemented in customer facing roles.