June 14, 2023

News Flashes

In the seminal novel 1984, George Orwell imagines a dystopian future in which governments routinely rewrite historical records as a means of control: "He who controls the past controls the future." While few Western governments have yet to engage in the wholesale creation of false history, the practice is too common in totalitarian governments. And with AI-generated fakes being increasingly hard to differentiate from the real thing, the ability to create alternate historical records has never been easier.

Flipside, a provider of blockchain marketplace design and analytics, is launching its on-demand blockchain data offering specifically for the enterprise. Flipside Shares is available on Snowflake Marketplace and provides joint customers—of all sizes—with access to expertly modeled and curated blockchain datasets, without the hassle of managing nodes, complex data pipelines, or costly data storage.

Impossible Cloud, offering decentralized multi-service cloud solutions, is launching its Partner Program to help partners and resellers implement, demo, and integrate Impossible Cloud's performance-driven solutions into enterprise environments. According to the company, the program has been developed to support various prospective channel partners—including value-added resellers (VARs), systems integrators (SIs), managed service providers (MSPs), and independent software vendors (ISVs)—in their efforts to bring more innovative and profitable solutions to customers leveraging the emerging B2B benefits of web3.

RKVST, a provider of provenance-as-a-service, is introducing Instaproof, enabling companies to get the information they need to decide what data to trust. With RKVST Instaproof anyone can easily check the file they are working with by dragging it onto Instaproof to verify its provenance. If the file has been registered with RKVST, the provenance information displayed can be used to decide which files to trust.