Telefonica to allow 8,000 companies tinker with blockchain

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Content written by: Ben Dover-Wilson

Telefonica, entering the next phase of its transition into an archetypal DSP, has struck a partnership that provides 8,000 Spanish enterprises the chance to get to experiment and understand blockchain.

Telefonica has collaborated with the Association of Science and Technology Parks (APTE), which hosts these companies on 52 sites s around the Spain. Under the agreement, Telefonica and APTE will deploy Hyperledger-based blockchain nodes at every site, consequently establishing a secure, decentralised blockchain network, albeit a private and permissioned one.

Accenture to Acquire Symantec’s Cyber Security Services Business from Broadcom

Accenture has agreed to purchase Symantec’s Cyber Security Services business from Broadcom, Inc.

The acquisition will ensure Accenture Security becomes a leading provider of managed security services, further improving its capability to help companies rapidly expect, detect and respond to cyber threats.

Orange Middle East changes headquarters

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