Browsing the "World Economic Forum" Tag

Over 40 Central Banks Are Considering Blockchain Applications: Davos Report

| Nikhilesh De

More than 40 central banks are experimenting with blockchain, says a new report by the World Economic Forum.

Blockchain Could Boost Trade Finance by $1 Trillion, WEF Research Says

| Wolfie Zhao

Blockchain technology can help global businesses generate an extra $1 trillion in trade finance, according to World Economic Forum research.

Davos Elites Still Don’t Get Blockchain

| Michael J Casey

"It's not useful for anything," Krugman and his cohort claim. The problem of this blinkered mindset is that it fails to recognize the cost of trust.

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WEF Trials Blockchain in Bid to Boost Air Travel Security

| Annaliese Milano

The World Economic Forum is working with the Canadian and Dutch governments to pilot a digital identity project that focuses in part on blockchain.

Bitcoin Takes Davos Stage in Currency Panel Debate

| Nikhilesh De

Cryptocurrencies took the stage Thursday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, during a panel discussion on bitcoin.

World Leaders Are Talking Crypto at Davos

| Nikhilesh De

World leaders have struck a cautionary tone on cryptocurrencies in statements made during the World Economic Forum event in Davos.

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The World Economic Forum Might Not Be Ready to Lead a Blockchain Revolution

| Michael del Castillo

As the World Economic Forum seeks a leadership role in blockchain, a senior executive argues its members still have much to learn.

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World Economic Forum Publishes Blockchain Governance Taxonomy

| Michael del Castillo

The World Economic Forum has published a paper arguing that blockchain stakeholders should organize in a way that would dwarf the largest consortia.

Former Estonian President to Lead World Economic Forum Blockchain Group

| Stan Higgins

The World Economic Forum has created a new working group focused on blockchain co-chaired by the former president of Estonia.

WEF: Blockchain to Form Foundation of New Financial Infrastructure

| Pete Rizzo

Distributed ledger tech will form the “foundation” of financial services infrastructure, according to a new report by the World Economic Forum.