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Factbox: ECB launches digital euro project
The headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt, Germany, March 12, 2016. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/File PhotoFRANKFURT, July 14 (Reuters) - The European Central Bank gave the green light on Wednesday to a multi-year project to create a digital version of the euro. read more An electronic equivalent of banknotes and coins, the digit...
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Leveraging digital technology during the pandemic
During COVID-19, firms experienced unprecedented shocks. Their supply chains were disrupted as were their relationships with customers and workers; demand plummeted, as no one knew what would happen next. The dual shocks pushed firms to look for new ways to stay afloat and navigate their businesses. But in some cases, the crisis became an oppo...
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Your Company Needs a Digital Nomad Policy
Unlike regular remote workers, who tend to stay in one place or shuttle back and forth between their home and a vacation retreat or a relative’s house, digital nomads travel and explore while working. The authors’ research shows that the number of Americans describing themselves as digital nomads rose by 49% between 2019 and 2020, and that un...
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Boards Are Undergoing Their Own Digital Transformation
The pandemic has pushed organizations in every industry to embrace new, digital solutions. But while much has been written about the impact of the shift to remote work on employees, managers, and executives, there’s another critical group that’s been forced to transform itself overnight: board members. To what extent has the rapid ...
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Digital currency company Circle to go public via SPAC at $4.5 billion valuation
Jeremy Allaire, Co-Founder and CEO, Circle David A. Grogan | CNBCPayments and digital currency firm Circle plans to go public later this year through a merger with special purpose acquisition company Concord Acquisition Corp.The deal, which Circle announced on Thursday, is expected to close in the fourth quarter and would value the company at $4.5 ...
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A New Digital Life, Same Old Problems
This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays.There’s a question at the heart of lots of fights about digital life: Should we hold what happens on the internet to a higher standard than the old ways of the analog world?That’s a link among the gripes about selling products on Amazon, distributing apps on...
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Smart Tech Is Not Making People Dumber, Study Suggests
According to a new University of Cincinnati research by social/behavioural expert Anthony Chemero, while there are plenty of negatives associated with smart technology, there is also a positive side to it."Despite the headlines, there is no scientific evidence that shows that smartphones and digital technology harm our biological cognitive abilitie...
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