Photo by Matthew Henry on Unsplash In mid-2017, an Equifax data breach exposed 145.5 million users’ data. The breach was caused by a software flaw which allowed the hackers to take over the company’s website. Currently, people receive many different identification certificates, including social security and medical ID cards; however, their personal data may be stored in...Read More
• Under the leadership of Mr. Hamid Rashid, Founder & CEO of Finterra, the forum was hosted at the Shangri-La on May 7 at 8 AM. • The overall objective of International Waqf and Blockchain Forum 2018 is to establish clarity and a collective understanding of the potential of blockchain technology for supporting the facilitation...Read More
In this week’s round up of blockchain news, Yusuff Olayode Supoto of Ethereum World News reported that the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Researchers at the University of Akron (UA) are currently exploring the possibility of using Ethereum Blockchain Technology to enhance space communications and navigation. A statement by the university revealed that...Read More
THE HISTORY OF LOYALTY PROGRAMS Historically, loyalty programmes have existed since the 18th century, starting with “premium marketing”, a term coined by American retailers, that gave customers copper tokens with purchases redeemable for products on future purchases. In early 1900s, loyalty programmes underwent a transition, going from copper coins, to stamps, to clipping box tops...Read More
Dubai plays host to the second leg of the International Waqf & Blockchain Forum (IWBF 2018) – the first city in the middle east to do so. IWBF 2018 brings together the best minds to showcase new opportunities and possibilities available through the use of blockchain technology to help in the development and sustainability of...Read More
A fintech start-up based in Indonesia called Blossom Finance released a report concluding that Blockchain technology is consistent with the Sharia goal of reducing excessive uncertainty, according to a press release published Thursday, April 12. “Blockchain gives you mathematical proof of ownership and that’s overall much more in line with the spirit of Islamic finance...Read More
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