Digital Yuan – Is it a war on cash or something else?

Estimated reading time: 15 minutes. The Digital yuan is an attempt by Chinese authorities to replace some of the cash in circulation with digital currency. This is a first-of-its-kind of an initiative by a major economy to create a sovereign digital currency. However, is this a war on cash or this is something that willContinue reading “Digital Yuan – Is it a war on cash or something else?”

Digital Advertisements – You are the centerpiece of “digital advertisement exchanges”

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes. your data is the most important commodity in the world today – Worth more than Gold and Oil. The data that you generate while making any payment, or while searching on Google, or sharing on WhatsApp, Snapchat or FB, tweeting, or retweeting are all being stacked up, and analyzed. ForContinue reading “Digital Advertisements – You are the centerpiece of “digital advertisement exchanges””

What is your byte worth?

Estimated reading time: 15 minutes. We are surrounded by all kinds of smart devices, from smart televisions, smartwatches, to even smart refrigerators. Every dumb device is being made smart, venting out bytes, and bytes of structured and unstructured data. With the advent of next-gen technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, and Open BankingContinue reading “What is your byte worth?”

How Green is your Software ?

As per estimates, the ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) industry is responsible for around 2 to 3% of worldwide greenhouse gas emissions. By 2040, it is expected to account for 14% of the world’s carbon footprint — up from about 1.5% in 2007. Traditionally, green IT topic has only been addressed by hardware vendors. However, recently thereContinue reading “How Green is your Software ?”