Quant makes blockchain free to all businesses with new pricing plans

Quant, a specialist in blockchain for finance, has launched new pricing plans and functionality aimed at enterprise IT users and developers tasked by their business lines with implementing blockchain technology as part of their organisation’s wider digital asset strategy.

The Overledger blockchain platform updates are designed to empower enterprise project teams, architects and developers from any sector or size to test, build and deploy on the same interoperable distributed...

BT Group chooses Optiva for next-generation app server upgrade

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Fixed and mobile telecommunications provider, BT Group, has extended its strategic partnership with Optiva to develop and monetize new B2B, B2C and B2B2X services.

Optiva’s application server, a key component of the Optiva Charging Engine, will be upgraded to a next-generation, cloud-native, open architecture service creation platform. It will include Optiva’s Open API framework, enabling integration with new cutting-edge technology partners, including blockchain and...

Researchers propose a Web 3.0 streaming architecture and marketplace

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Web 3.0 is a blockchain technology-based internet paradigm that is transparent and decentralised. But, Web 3.0 streaming services require modifications to the existing service structure due to certain technical issues.

Now, researchers from Incheon National University have proposed 'Retriever', an Inter-Planetary File System (IPFS) based Web 3.0 technology and non-fungible token marketplace. The proposed marketplace reduces service delay and improves user experience by deploying...

Finboot teams up with Cepsa Chemicals to streamline its supply chain

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Finboot has launched a new digital ecosystem designed for Cepsa Chemicals, part of CEPSA group - an energy group committed to sustainable mobility, energy and chemicals with a history of investing in innovative technology to drive its business forward.

In early 2023, Cepsa Química announced NextLab, the world's first sustainable linear alkylbenzene (LAB), used to manufacture biodegradable detergents for domestic use. Cepsa is the largest LAB producer in the world, and a pioneer...

Jeroen van Megchelen, Ledger Leopard: Why companies should embrace blockchain and web3 technology

What have been the latest developments at Ledger Leopard?

We've introduced an AI trust tool called 'rel-ai'. This tool is designed to provide trust to AI models by ensuring the transparency and authenticity of their outputs. Ledger Leopard accomplishes this by offering users a web3 wallet, which they can use to sign both the input provided to the AI model and the resulting output.

The process involves users signing the input and output, and then hashing and writing the...

Vodafone and Chainlink offer PoC for blockchain trade solution

Vodafone’s digital asset broker (DAB) has demonstrated a proof of concept (PoC) in concert with three other companies which claims to show the potential for blockchain technologies in the global trade ecosystem.

The demonstration, alongside Chainlink Labs, consultants InnoWave, and trading company Sumitomo, focused on the ‘seamless exchange of crucial trade documents across diverse platforms and blockchains’, as Vodafone put it.

The technology underpinning the demo...

BANTgo and Verofax revolutionise e-waste collection through tokenised rewards

Tech firm BANTgo and Verofax, a blockchain-enabled asset digitization and traceability solution provider, have announced a pioneering collaboration to enhance e-waste collection.

The groundbreaking partnership seeks to galvanise the masses into responsible recycling by rewarding their endeavors with tokenised incentives.

Verofax, was awarded the GITEX Supernova Web3 and Blockchain award, introduces its innovative technology to this eco-initiative. The venture...

Web 3.0, the metaverse and NFTs are capturing UK consumer interest

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Toluna, a global insights technology and panel provider, today revealed key UK insights from its worldwide consumer study, 'A new age of the internet: Web3, the metaverse, and NFTs'. 

With blockchain technology ushering in a new digital era in the form of Web 3.0, the research study explores consumer perceptions of emerging Web 3.0 concepts – such as non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and the metaverse. Toluna’s research aims to decipher how consumers view and interact with these...

Coinbase’s CEO shares his top 10 most exciting Web3 ideas

Coinbase co-founder and CEO Brian Armstrong is basking in the glow of a successful week as the value of his company's stocks soared, riding on the rising hopes for a Bitcoin spot Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF).

Armstrong kept the good vibes going by sharing the 10 ideas he’s “most excited about” in the Web3 space.

"We're actively developing numerous projects at Coinbase, but considering the vast landscape, it's not possible to tackle everything. Therefore, I thought...

Blockchain Expo: The opportunities of Web3

During a session at this year’s Blockchain Expo, we heard from IDC Research Director Phillip Silitschanu about the opportunities of Web3 and the journey that lies ahead.

Silischanu shared his insights, based on vast experience, on the applicability of blockchain services and the potential of Web3. He discussed the opportunities and challenges presented by these technologies and their impact on various sectors.

Web2 vs Web3

Web2, also known as the social web, marked...