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Enabling Safe Worker Certificate with Decentralized Identity

by Homan Farahmand  |  April 6, 2020

As the world accelerates with COVID-19 pandemic mitigation, countries are looking for strategies to safely restart their economies. Most ideas for rebooting the economy depend on immunity assurance by providing...

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World Economic Forum 2020 - Main Takes

by Pedro Pacheco  |  January 24, 2020

This year’s World Economic Forum in Davos has once again been a place of reflection for world leaders and heads of industry. The topics of “Tech for Good”, “How to...

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Introducing Research - Top Emerging Technology Predictions for Technology and Service Providers (TSPs)

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  December 10, 2019

Emerging technologies play a large role in helping TSPs build competitive advantages, win new business, grow margins and capture a larger market share. It is vital for decision-makers at TSPs...

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China and USA in Blockchain – The Program And The Spreadsheet

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  October 29, 2019

Blockchain adoption in enterprises is still in its infancy, but I notice a difference in how enterprises approach blockchain projects in these China and the USA. The recent comments by...

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Programmed or Programmable Society – Monetizing Smart Cities

by David Furlonger  |  October 19, 2019

Image Source: Pixabay We have seen multiple cities, especially in Asia make announcements about intentions to launch government issued reward tokens as part of its smart city initiative (e.g. Seoul...

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Can you Afford U$90m for a Piece of Art?

by David Furlonger  |  August 18, 2019

[caption id="attachment_8" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Source: Pixabay.com Creative Commons[/caption] 2018 saw a record year for art prices, sales volumes and auction sales. Christies had their best year in history with over...

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Libra and Walmart "Blockchain" Tokens: Financial or Walled Garden Inclusion?

by cuzureau  |  August 18, 2019

Facebook has announced the development of a digital currency, Libra (cf. “Facebook Libra — Liberator or Trojan Horse”1 ) and Walmart has filed a patent application for a digital token...

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Facebook Libra Blockchain Making Crypto Politics Waves in Emerging WWL

by Homan Farahmand  |  June 23, 2019

Facebook Libra blockchain announcement is a notable example of two key concepts we introduced last year in “Maverick* Research: Crypto-Politics and ‘World Wide Ledger’ Will Rock Your Business Competition [1]”: crypto-politics and...

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What Blockchain and Cloud Computing Have in Common

by Marco Meinardi  |  May 21, 2019

Blockchain technologies provide ledger databases whose records are immutable and cryptographically-signed using a distributed consensus or validation protocol. These characteristics contributed to the popularity of blockchain to power transaction execution...

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Assessing Blockchain Platforms

by Homan Farahmand  |  April 11, 2019

What constitutes a blockchain platform, its design goals, and how that should be assessed have been a source of passionate debate among experts. This can be confusing for technical professionals...

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