Articles by tag: Latin America

IMF Says Crypto Isn’t Fit to Become Legal Tender; Are They Right or Wrong?

The International Monetary Fund has taken a bold stand regarding crypto, the increasingly popular alternative currency — it’s not fit to become legal tender or official national currency, coming off the heels of El Salvador’s bitcoin announcement. What does this mean for the currency’s future, and does the IMF’s background in Latin America add […]

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5G Could Deliver up to $3.3 Trillion of Economic and Social Value in Latin America by 2035

Press Release 5G could deliver up to $3.3 trillion of economic and social value in Latin America by 2035 Omdia and Nokia publish an in depth report “Why 5G in Latin America”. The report finds 5G is essential to Latin America, facilitating digital transformation, GDP growth and a $9 trillion revolution in productivity. Espoo, Finland […]

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Who are the Top 100 edTech companies in Latin America?

Think Silicon Valley is the sole source of innovation when it comes education and technology? One of the most interesting aspects of the space is that new technologies are flourishing all over the world. Since education is delivered differently across the planet, the products and services provided are different too. But as the world continues […]

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Propelling: ¿Cómo cambiarán los drones a las industrias latinoamericanas?

This podcast was conducted in Spanish. If you’d like a full transcript translation in English, as well as more insight on the state of drones in Latin America, click here. En comparación con los helicópteros y otras aeronaves tripuladas, los UAV son convenientes y económicos, requieren menos mantenimiento, menos combustible y representan menos riesgo […]

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Seizing the Narrative: The Transformative Impact of Storytelling on Women’s Empowerment
April 19, 2024

With gender equality becoming a significant global agenda, the narrative around women’s empowerment is more relevant than ever. Amid rising awareness and shifting societal norms, women are increasingly seeking avenues for self-expression and empowerment. A recent study by the Global Gender Gap Report highlights that while progress is being made, substantial efforts are still […]

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V2G technology
Plug into the Future: Decoding V2G for Utility Applications
April 19, 2024

Brian Rudy from Verizon IoT and Melissa Chan of Fermata Energy explore the cutting-edge potential of vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Their discussion highlights how this innovation transforms electric vehicles into dynamic energy storage units, capable of stabilizing the grid by storing and discharging power as needed. This technology represents a significant shift […]

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zero trust architecture
Secure Grid Modernization with Zero Trust Architecture
April 19, 2024

Ray Bauer of Verizon Business engages with Del Rodriguez from Palo Alto Networks at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Rodriguez shares insights into the significance of cybersecurity within the utility sector, particularly in light of increasing cyber threats and the convergence of IT and operational technology (OT). Bauer and Rodriguez discuss Palo Alto Networks’ initiatives to enhance […]

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private wireless networks
Private Wireless Networks
April 19, 2024

Verizon host Wayne Weeks discusses the evolving utility industry with John Gaster, CEO of KSI Data Sciences at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Together, they explore how KSI focuses on harnessing data from remote sensing devices to enhance the safety, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of utility operations. Gaster emphasizes the significant role of AI and machine learning in […]

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