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2020 showed us the world can change suddenly, affecting all areas: the QA industry is no exception. Let’s talk today about the testing trends for 2021! Security systems Security has become a key goal. We use the software a lot and become more vulnerable to cyberattacks, so careful security testing at every development stage is …

IBM announced that Thai Reinsurance Public Company Limited (Thai Re), Thailand’s leading technology-driven professional non-life reinsurer, has successfully launched “Insurer Network,” a reinsurance smart contract production network using IBM blockchain technology on IBM Cloud. Available through ThaiRe Innovation Co., Ltd., the Thai Re subsidiary and IT engine, “Insurer Network” is designed to bring transparency and …

Harris-Stowe State University announced a multi-million dollar collaboration with IBM on a comprehensive program designed to develop diverse and high demand skill sets that align with industry needs and trends so both students and faculty can develop the skills they need for the jobs of tomorrow. IBM and Harris-Stowe State University are building on the …

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is here. Disruptive technologies such as blockchain, robotics, and artificial intelligence are opening up countless new opportunities for organizations. This new economy is powered by data – the countless transaction records, customer details, and factory performance information that companies collect via internet-connected devices – so the race is on to use …

For some time now, the blockchain ecosystem of the Greater Zurich Area has comprised far more than just cryptocurrencies. This technology is being advanced and applied in the field of logistics in particular. In this regard, key stakeholders are working to deliver a vision of more secure, more transparent and more efficient logistics processes. The Greater …

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced enrollment is now open for a new professional certificate program – Developing Blockchain-Based Identity Applications. This program, offered through the edX training platform, is geared towards developers interested in building and deploying applications using the new “self-sovereign” paradigm for digital identity. It explores …

A new cryptocurrency-routing scheme co-invented by MIT researchers can boost the efficiency — and, ultimately, profits — of certain networks designed to speed up notoriously slow blockchain transactions. Cryptocurrencies hold promise for peer-to-peer financial transactions, potentially making banks and credit cards obsolete. But there’s a scalability issue: Bitcoin, for instance, processes only a handful of …

One of the hottest topics in cryptocurrencies is the prospect of major economies launching state-backed digital coins. China’s central bank recently accelerated plans for what is currently known as the Digital Currency Electronic Payment (DCEP). It could launch within the next 18 months, while the European Central Bank is looking at something similar. Meanwhile, Russia …

Have you recently considered deleting your Facebook account, boycotting Amazon or trying to find an alternative to Google? You wouldn’t be alone. The tech giants are invading our privacy, misusing our data, strangling economic growth and helping governments spy on us. Yet because these few companies own so many of the internet’s key services, it …

The internet is unique in that it has no central control, administration or authority. It has given everyone with access to it a platform to express their views and exchange ideas with others instantaneously. But in recent years, internet services such as search engines and social media platforms have increasingly been provided by a small …