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Facebook changes its Libra plans to include more cryptocurrencies

After seeing the departure of key members of its non-profit development body – and facing regulatory pressure – Facebook appears to be ready to be more inclusive in its cryptocurrency plans.

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The Complete Guide to Online Learning

We highlight some of the top new online learning platforms, as we hear from the likes of Pluralsight, Coursera and Udacity, and the most in-demand IT skills they are serving.

FinTech abstract / virtual world of dollars, pounds, euros, bitcoins, etc.

Why the Fed is considering a cash-backed cryptocurrency

A real-time payments infrastructure enabled by a blockchain-based stablecoin could offer many advantages, a Federal Reserve governor said during a recent speech.

UK healthtech startups to watch

Pando Health Image by iStock Founded in 2016 by two UK-based doctors and a serial entrepreneur, Pando Health is a messaging app that allows healthcare professionals to communicate securely. The...

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Iowa Caucus chaos likely to set back mobile voting

While the app used to tally votes during the Iowa Caucus on Monday was not a mobile voting app, it could still undermine confidence in any future attempts to roll out the technology.

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The Complete Guide to Enterprise Technology Trends in 2020

Here we have rounded up some key predictions for the year ahead, covering everything from the ongoing development of 5G connectivity across the UK and beyond, to the hottest trends in artificial intelligence and open source technology....

Computerworld > Mobile voting via phone / digital ballot

Seattle tries out mobile voting

But voter skepticism about online security has some Washington state officials responsible for general elections wary of rolling out the tech.

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Former U.S. regulator leads effort to create digital dollar

The project will explore how a cryptocurrency could produce a more efficient and safer means of cross-border trade, clearance and settlement.

Can Axial3D transform surgery with 3D-printed anatomical models?

The Belfast-based startup uses machine learning to convert medical scans into 3D prints

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UK public sector technology predictions for 2020

Momentous developments in the British political landscape have set the stage for big changes in public sector technology

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The Complete Guide to GDPR

Whether you treat GDPR as a threat, an opportunity, or a mix of the two, every organization needs to be compliant with the rules. Here is our complete guide to GDPR.

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The Complete Guide to Sustainability

The relationship between the technology industry and the climate crisis.

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The Complete Guide to Open Banking

The fundamentals of open banking as it happens here in the UK: its origins and what key industry players need to consider when it comes to the opportunities and threats the regulation brings.

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What happens when every nation censors search results globally?

The dam has burst on governments asserting their right to censor the internet worldwide. Welcome to the dark side of information globalization.

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Facebook won't launch cryptocurrency until U.S. regulators approve

Growing pressure from regulators prompted Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to say his company will not back a global financial network based on a cryptocurrency without government okay.

Facebook headquarters

Can Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency survive the exodus?

Seven of the founding members of the Libra Association, Facebook's non-profit governing council for its planned cryptocurrency, have jumped ship amid increasing scrutiny by U.S. and European regulators.

Govtech startups to watch in the UK

Apolitical Image by iStock Apoliticalis a peer-to-peer learning platform for government that helps public servants connect with their counterparts around the world. They can access courses tailored to...

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Facebook's Libra crypto backers step back amid regulatory pressure

Concerns over possible nefarious use of the cryptocurrency may be causing Visa, MasterCard and others to tap the brakes on the project.

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