The Bank of Canada’s digital currency would let the federal government monitor spending.
The Bank of Canada is proposing a federally managed digital currency that flies in the face of the decentralized approach to money that cryptocurrencies have established.
As data breaches occur more frequently, could blockchain provide greater protection for our health data?
Data breaches are on the rise, but blockchain can provide a secure way for consumers to manage their data and their privacy.
No ifs or bits.
Will 2020 be the year that the new threat to fiat currencies reaches maturity?
Cash of the titans.
Stand by for cryptocurrencies 2.0.
No more fakes.
PayPal CEO Dan Schulman sees much more potential in blockchain ID than payments at present. He's absolutely right.
With Wall Street slowly taking charge of crypto, the days of radical outsiders launching successful altcoins may be numbered.
Indonesian law schools will have to face questions surrounding ethics in technology in the coming years, if not already. How can they prepare for it?
Scholars suggest that law schools must adopt innovative interdisciplinary curricula alongside implementation of creative teaching methods to address advancements in technology.
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Libra has lost seven of its 28 founding members – but don't expect that to hold it back.
How secure is online voting with blockchain technology?
Blockchain technology can address some weaknesses in voting systems, but not all of them – and it opens new potential vulnerabilities, too.
A lot of banks started experimenting with blockchain in 2015 but they've made little progress.
Using blockchain to power Australia’s carbon market could deliver tangible results.
Under the current rules, the federal government takes the most responsibility for buying carbon credits. A blockchain-driven market would be faster, smarter, and much more open.
Recent revelations about the lack of privacy protections in place at the companies involved in Facebook’s new Libra crytocurrency raise concerns about how much trust users can place in Libra.
Recent revelations about the lack of privacy protections in place at the companies on Libra’s foundation raise concerns about how much trust users can place in Facebook's new cryptocurrency.
Freight micro-entrepreneur in Lagos, Nigeria.
Countries in Africa have some of the highest rates of entrepreneurship in the world, yet their contribution to the economy is limited. Technology such as the blockchain, drones and AI could provide a way forward.
More than ten years since blockchains were developed, their usefulness is only just being discovered.
Calibra has little to do with the ideals behind blockchain. The digital wallet is more like a traditional bank account.
Facebook's cryptocurrency and digital wallet will give it unprecedented access to personal data, with the power to take on Amazon and eBay.
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Iran has long recognised the benefits of using cryptocurrencies to counter US sanctions.
Libra could become more successful than other cryptocurrencies because it has the backing of multiple large international corporations.
We go back to the basics and look at what Libra is, how it compares to other cryptocurrencies and whether you should be concerned about using it when it eventually arrives.
Syrian refugee families in Gazza village, in the Beqaa valley, Lebanon, January 30 2019.
Syrian refugees in Lebanon know how best to manage their resources, but food aid currently prevents them.
The fruit of your coins.
Why the coming generation of cryptocurrencies could force us to rethink the entire monetary system.
Will Libra be Facebook’s downfall?
Tech giants like Facebook are at risk of joining the ranks of Compuserve and MCI Mail to be replaced with the next generation of organizing designed for new models of distributed trust.