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Isle of Man Tests Blockchain Prototype for IoT

The government of the Isle of Man has announced its latest blockchain proof-of-concept. Profiled today in Financial News, the project is a collaboration with blockchain startup Credits that finds the two partners exploring whether the technology can be used to help keep Internet of Things (IoT) devices from being compromised. Credits co-founder Nick Williamson told the new source that […]

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Bank of England Launches Four New Fintech Projects

The Bank of England’s (BoE) fintech accelerator has unleashed four new initiatives in the fields of distributed ledger technology (DLT), data storage and analysis, machine learning and cybersecurity. BoE revealed the third stage – such as its work with machine learning Mindbridge AI, DLT darling Ripple, and regtech bouncer Enforcd. Andrew Hauser, BoE’s executive director for banking, […]

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Singapore Launches Data Science and AI Schemes

The National Research Foundation (NRF) in Singapore launched a new nation-wide programme to boost Singapore’s use of artificial intelligence (AI), alongside a new partnership between research institutions for data science. The NRF will invest up to $150 million over five years in the new initiative, dubbed AI.SG in its bid to become both a smart […]

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Isle of Man Tests Blockchain Prototype for IoT

The government of the Isle of Man has announced its latest blockchain proof-of-concept. Profiled today in Financial News, the project is a collaboration with blockchain startup Credits that finds the two partners exploring whether the technology can be used to help keep Internet of Things (IoT) devices from being compromised. Credits co-founder Nick Williamson told the new source that […]

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Singapore’s New Bill Set To Toughen Up Cybersecurity Measures

Last week, new cyber security laws to tighten up Singapore’s defences against increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks were put up for public consultation. Among other things, they proposed requiring CII owners of 11 key sectors to report cyber security incidents and to share information with the authorities when ordered. The draft Cybersecurity Bill also proposes to […]

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