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  • IBM unveils blockchain-powered Pacific payment network

    IBM says that by early next year, a new blockchain-based payment network is expected to process up to 60 percent of all cross-border payments in the South Pacific’s retail foreign exchange corridors

    16 Oct. 17 17:11 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • In banks we trust. Why not fintechs?

    Will mandatory open data lead to a mass exodus of customers from the Big Four? It could all come down to one thing.

    29 Sept. 17 14:55 Written by George Nott
  • NBN leverages open source software to analyse faults

    A new NBN initiative will use a range of open source projects including Apache SPARK, Kafka, Flume, Cassandra and JanusGraph to help analyse and improve the end user experience on the National Broadband Network.

    21 Sept. 17 06:00 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Macquarie to launch API-driven open banking platform

    ​Macquarie will launch its open banking platform – which makes it easier for consumers to share their financial data with third parties – in coming months, the company announced today.

    18 Sept. 17 11:46 Written by George Nott
  • What Acquia did next

    Boston-headquartered Acquia is entering a new phase of its evolution as it expands its cloud offering, seeking to be the “universal platform” for enterprises to build digital experiences.

    12 Sept. 17 12:59 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Drupal, reimagined

    Drupal originated as a student message board built by Dries Buytaert that later evolved into an opportunity to experiment with web technologies — and eventually transformed into a wildly popular open source content-management system (CMS).

    05 Sept. 17 15:46 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Microsoft linker tool shrinks .Net applications

    The .Net IL Linker reduces the footprint of .Net apps by discarding unused libraries and references, although it's still in the preview stages

    31 Aug. 17 05:32 Written by Serdar Yegulalp
  • Yahoo7 finds speed, scale with Docker and Node.js

    Yahoo7 has begun the process of relaunching its key consumer sites on a new technology stack, switching out a custom PHP-based framework for Node.js and running on containers instead of VMs.

    24 July 17 10:10 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Edward Snowden calls for ‘protocol level’ protection of human rights

    Famed exposer of the NSA’s secrets, Edward Snowden, is calling for the development of technology that enables the protection of personal information at a fundamental, system, level, claiming this is not only possible but essential if future generations are to enjoy the rights and freedoms of today’s democratic societies.

    11 May 17 14:00 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Oracle hits back at modular Java critics

    High-ranking Java official responds to Red Hat's comments, saying that changes need to be useful to all developers, not a select few

    09 May 17 20:00 Written by Paul Krill
  • Red Hat nicely positioned for the turn to cloud

    Red Hat CEO James Whitehurst kicked off the company’s Summit meeting in Boston this week, which attracted more than 6,000 people, up 20% from last year. Network World Editor in Chief John Dix caught up with Whitehurst at the show for an update on the company’s position and prospects.

    06 May 17 06:21 Written by John Dix
  • Red Hat kicks off annual Summit by leaning dev-wards

    Red Hat’s annual summit opened today with the announcement of three new products aimed with uncharacteristic directness at developers, rather than the company’s usual target of IT operations staff.

    02 May 17 23:31 Written by Jon Gold

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