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Why smart contracts on the blockchain aren’t viable for businesses yet - Gartner
Smart contracts within blockchain platforms have a lot to offer, but the immaturity of the technology makes them a potential vulnerability for now.
The disruptive force of blockchain and how it will shake up business as we know it
"This is hugely disruptive technology that will fundamentally alter the way transactions are processed.”
The definition of cool: 4 A/NZ companies declared Cool Vendors by Gartner
Cool Vendors exist across all major areas of technology innovation, says Gartner, and they stand out because of their disruptive capabilities.
Blockchain an inspiring tech for enterprises, but it's attracting hackers too
As blockchain and Bitcoin rocket in value and becomes mainstream across the world, both ISACA and Proofpoint have published advisories.
Fujitsu incorporates blockchain to secure data exchange networks
Blockchain is the major centerpiece in Fujitsu's new initiative to improve & secure data exchange networks.
Australian food safety: Could blockchain be the unexpected solution?
The number one priority must be consumer safety and new technologies such as blockchain have the potential to shake up the global trade of food.
Blockchain consortium R3 raises US$107m to fund financial distributed ledger infrastructure
Investors include major banks worldwide such as Bank of America, Barclays, Nordea, BNP Paribas Commonwealth Bank of Australia, and Societe Generale.
What to tell the board about the blockchain – Gartner
How to tell the board about a technology that could disrupt business models, remove institutional arbiters, and reprogramme the economy.
SAP serves up blockchain-as-a-service in the SAP cloud
SAP is launching a ‘blockchain-as-a-service’, in a move it says will help businesses integrate blockchain into existing business processes.
Mind - blown. A blockchain neophyte goes to a conference
A beginner in the arcane art of the blockchain attends day two of the Blockchain NZ conference in Auckland.
NZ government should rein banks in and encourage competition in cryptocurrency trading – expert
Andreas Antonopoulos says the NZ government needs to get its act together to reap the gains of cryptocurrency, citing Singapore as an example.
Infosys, Middle Eastern banks complete successful pilot of cloud-based blockchain network for processing payments
Banks from Turkey, the UAE, Oman, and Qatar piloted the network allowing them to process transactions in real-time with greater transparency.
Cryptocurrency could spur significant developments in NZ property law
The treatment of 'intangible property' is an area ripe for clarification, and cryptocurrency may well give rise to the case to test the boundaries.
How to make to most of Techweek 17: Part One
A quick-start guide to planning your Techweek 17 adventures. Take a look at what Educators recommends to head along to in the first 5 days of events.
Trust in transformation: The Blockchain.NZ conference returns to Auckland this May
The Blockchain.NZ is coming back to Auckland on May 8-11 to help New Zealand discover the true blockchain potential for business.
Hands-on review: Acronis True Image 2017 New Generation - features abound
This backup software has military grade protection, tons of customisation, a smooth UI, and many other tools and features that I'm in love with.
Blockchain, a game-changing new technology
"Banks and credit card companies realise their role as gate keepers and middle people in financial transactions is under threat."
Bitcoin & Blockchain: A better understanding
Undoubtedly you’ve been exposed to Bitcoin or Blockchain. It’s apparently the future. But apart from the buzzword, what actually is it?
And the top 10 strategic tech trends for 2017 are?
Gartner recently highlighted the top technology trends that will be strategic for most organisations in 2017 - are you prepared?
Blockchain & smart robots among 'future success' technologies
"Enterprise architects must continue to work with their CIOs and business leaders to proactively discover emerging technologies,"
Software AG unveils next gen digital business platform capabilities
"Making blockchain applications work in the real world is as much of a challenge as building the blockchain application itself,"
Frost & Sullivan: Fintech security needs to catch up
Frost & Sullivan study says government agencies, SMEs & startups will need to work together if Australia is to become a leader in Fintech innovation.
Acronis launches revolutionary Blockchain technology initiative
Acronis is taking a unique and targeted approach at how Blockchain can be used to solve specific data protection problems.