Canada National Quantum Strategy

Government of Canada launches National Quantum Strategy to create jobs and advance quantum technologies

Strategy will see major investments in quantum research, talent and commercialization January 13, 2023 – Waterloo, Ontario, Quantum science and technologies are at the leading edge of research and innovation, with enormous potential for commercialization and game-changing advances, including more effective drug design, better climate forecasting, improved navigation and innovations in clean technologies. The Government of […]

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Switch Reward Card

Switch Reward Card Expands Beta Testing

LEHI, Utah, Jan. 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Switch Reward Card, a blockchain-based financial services ecosystem that offers debit payment solutions for both traditional and cryptocurrencies, is excited to announce the following recent updates to its platform: Switch’s Node Network Charter was passed and the Switch Blockchain went live in December. Moved the Switch Black Card closed beta […]

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Data Privacy

OCEG releases Integrated Data Privacy Capability Model and Professional Certification

The open-source Data Privacy Capability Model is a step-by-step guide to designing, running, and evaluating a strong data privacy program for any organization. The Integrated Data Privacy Model PHOENIX, ARIZONA, UNITED STATES, December 5, 2022 / — OCEG is pleased to announce the release of the new Integrated Data Privacy Capability Model (IDPM) and associated certification for […]

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Gold is Money

Macleod: The Upside-Down World Of Currency

Authored by Alasdair Macleod via, The gap between fiat currency values and that of legal money, which is gold, has widened so that dollars retain only 2% of their pre-1970s value, and for sterling it is as little as 1%. Yet it is commonly averred that currency is money, and gold is irrelevant. As […]

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Digital Assets Payment Engine

Fireblocks Launches Digital Asset Payments Engine with FIS Joining as New Network Member

New end-to-end solution has settled $1B in transactions to date with and will enable a global digital asset economy for merchants, entrepreneurs and creators. Fireblocks (, an easy-to-use platform to create innovative products on the blockchain and manage day-to-day crypto operations, announced today the public launch of its Payments Engine, a new suite of tools […]

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PayPal Passkeys

PayPal Introduces More Secure Payments with Passkeys

Passkeys are designed to replace passwords and allow seamless logins for consumers across devices and platforms. Makes online purchases easier for consumers, removes checkout friction for merchants. SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today, PayPal announced it is adding passkeys as an easy and secure log in method for PayPal accounts. Passkeys are a new […]

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Self-Sovereign Database

Self-Sovereign Foundation Announces the Self-Sovereign Database

Research in Decentralized Identity Yields Confidential Data Storage NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Self-Sovereign Foundation, a nonprofit focused on equitable solutions for decentralized identity, has unveiled its Self-Sovereign Database. This critically needed software component stores sensitive data in a provably tamper-proof way. We all need to store personal data, and we […]

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