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NEC partners with Persol for blockchain recruitment credentials

Today NEC and Persol Career, one of Japan’s largest human resource (HR) companies, announced their blockchain-based direct recruitment service app. The Proof of Concept will target Indian IT engineers for Japanese companies such as GMO Internet and Wired Beans. Depending on the initial stage results, the service may be extended to attract other overseas candidates. Part of the app’s purpose is to...


9 months ago


Partnership
Product update/release
NEC Corporation
NECO Eco Fund

Tokyo Stock Exchange owner JPX progresses blockchain post trade pilots

Back in March Japan Exchange Group (JPX), the Tokyo Stock Exchange owner announced plans for a series of blockchain pilots with the Japan Securities Depository Center. Last month it published the initial post trade use cases selected for the “B-POST” project. Nineteen firms will participate in the pilots with NEC as the technology partner. The companies include Broadridge Japan, DTCC Japan, MUFG and...


10 months ago


Product update/release
Partnership
Japan Exchange Blockchain Consortium
Japan Securities Depository Center, Incorporated
NEC Corporation
NECO Eco Fund
DTCC Blockchain
MUFG Bank, Ltd.

Tokyo Stock Exchange owner to trial blockchain for securities post-trade

Last week, the Japan Exchange Group (JPX), owner of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, and the Japan Securities Depository Center said they are planning to pilot a blockchain platform for sharing securities post-trade information. NEC Corporation is the technology partner for the project. While the pilot participants have yet to be settled, the project will be...


a year ago


Partnership
Product update/release
Japan Exchange Blockchain Consortium
Japan Securities Depository Center, Incorporated
NEC Corporation

NEC and Cisco to use blockchain for securing networking equipment

Yesterday, Japan’s NEC Corporation announced a collaboration with Cisco Systems to use blockchain for confirming the authenticity of network equipment used for security areas and industrial infrastructure. Cisco is the American tech giant that develops, manufactures, and sells networking hardware, software, and telecoms equipment. Under the agreement, Cisco’s networking hardware will utilize NEC Blockchain to...


a year ago


Partnership
NEC Corporation
NECO Eco Fund
Cisco

D-Wave and NEC Partner to Create ‘Hybrid’ Quantum Applications

Supercomputer giant NEC is teaming up with a quantum computer manufacturer to create practical applications for the cutting-edge tech.


a year ago


Partnership
NEC Corporation
NECO Eco Fund