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Accenture upsets blockchain believers with patent filing

Consulting giant Accenture has rattled the cage of the fintech community by filing a patent for an “editable” blockchain that would allow a central administrator to edit or delete information stored in a permissioned blockchain system. 276 more words


WEI: Ireland’s ‘Best Places to Work for LGBT People’ Unveiled With Accenture In Top Spot

This afternoon, Tuesday September 20, GLEN  (Gay and Lesbian Equality Network) announced the winners of Ireland’s LGBT Workplace Equality Index Awards at an award ceremony in Dublin.  455 more words


Why Accenture's Plan to 'Edit' the Blockchain Is a Big Deal

Blockchain is not just about money—it’s about ideas as well. That’s why a new plan to “edit” the blockchain, announced by Accenture on Tuesday, is causing a stir among fin-tech purists who see it as a betrayal of what the technology is all about. 1,142 more words


Accenture breaks blockchain taboo with editing system 

The original blockchain underpinning digital currency bitcoin is kept secure by data being shared across a global network of computers, which are incentivized by competing to win new bitcoins in a system know as “mining”.  74 more words


Accenture Debuts Prototype of ‘Editable’ Blockchain for Enterprise and Permissioned Systems (Press Release)

Accenture has created a prototype of a new capability that enables blockchain technology to be edited under extraordinary circumstances to resolve human errors, accommodate legal and regulatory requirements, and address mischief and other issues, while preserving key cryptographic features. 86 more words


Launching shared homes in BTM Layout

If you are looking for an accommodation option in BTM Layout – then this should interest you.

BTM Layout (an abbreviation of Byrasandra, Thavarekere and Madiwala Layout) (Kannada: ಬಿ ಟಿ ಎಂ ಬಡಾವಣೆ) is a hot and happening location in South Bangalore, especially popular with students and young executives. 191 more words


Accenture's Julie Sweet Took an Unusual Route to Fortune's Most Powerful Women List

In 1987, 19-year old Julie Sweet was on a flight to China. She didn’t know the language or the culture, but she took a risk, going to a foreign culture to learn a strange language in an era when learning Japanese was more fashionable. 361 more words