Gossip About Gossip: Season 5

digital economy
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In the latest episode of “Gossip About Gossip,” powered by Hedera Hashgraph, we dive deep into how traditional industries are embracing digital transformation to adapt to the modern digital economy. Hosted by Zenobia Godschalk, SVP of Communications at Swirlds Labs, this episode features an enlightening conversation with Xiang Xu, a leading figure from Mondelēz, […]

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In a world where technology and art converge to create new frontiers of experience, LG stands as a beacon of innovation, championing a digital renaissance. LG is no stranger to the art of possibility. They’ve long embraced the transformational power of technology and are now redefining the artistic landscape itself. Built upon the advanced infrastructure […]

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Welcome to the first episode of Season 5 of Gossip About Gossip, hosted by Zenobia Godschalk. Join us as we explore the merging of traditional banking and crypto with Aliya Das Gupta of Sygnum Bank, the world’s first regulated digital asset bank. This forward-thinking conversation provides insights into the new possibilities unfolding: How did Sygnum […]

Gossip About Gossip: Season 4

dr. leemon baird and blockchain technology
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As of 2023, the growth of blockchain technology is growing and the industry is forecasted to grow over $39 billion by 2025, confirming the importance of this technology for modern enterprises. As we move deeper into the digital age, the stakes of data security, transparency, and authenticity have never been higher. Amid this landscape, […]

travel industry
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The travel industry needs more efficiency in data, payments, and payment settlement time. Every booking made online requires multiple middlemen involved, resulting in delays in settlement, loss of records, miscommunication, and a lack of a single source of truth. Each counterparty uses its own centralized database and generates its own booking codes, leading to […]

homeownership
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Homeownership should be an achievable goal. For many, it sure seems unattainable. The average home price in the U.S. hit a new record in 2022, reaching $348,079. Homebuyers seeking for assistance in reducing costs may find a surprising new ally in blockchain solutions. As the world increasingly digitizes, blockchain technology and distributed ledger systems […]

crypto rewards
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Crypto rewards for staking? Crypto rewards for watching videos? When users engage with advertising, whether through watching videos or completing offers, shouldn’t they get a little something for their efforts? The conversation around decentralized applications and their potential to revolutionize various sectors is gaining momentum in the ever-evolving digital technology landscape. One such application, […]

Unthink.AI
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With the rise of Web3 and AI technologies, the consumer market is being revolutionized in a profound way, opening up avenues for decentralized and personalized experiences. In the face of a world where audience reach for brands is widely distributed, Unthink.AI offers an innovative solution, creating a platform for anyone to establish a mini e-commerce […]

NFTs and Music Distribution on Web3
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In this episode of Gossip About Gossip, Zenobia Godschalk, SVP of Communications at Swirlds Labs, sits down with Patches, CEO of Turtle Moon and Co-founder of Hgraph. They delve into the real-world applications of NFTs, the intersection of Web3 and music distribution, and how enterprises can leverage these technologies. The stakes are high as Web3 […]

karateka
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Over 60 million people in the U.S. play fantasy sports—that’s one in almost five people. Game developers need to keep rolling out new and exciting opportunities to keep these gamers engaged. How is one company, GameOn, leveraging Web 3.0 to do just that? On today’s episode of Gossip About Gossip by Hedera, podcast Host and […]

digital wallets
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Foreign aid is the practice of sending monetary funds and resources to countries in particular need of assistance, which is usually humanitarian-related. It’s a practice that’s been taking place for decades now and continues to be a method in allocating support. The only thing that has changed is how it is sent and received. Enter […]

Web3 developers
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The demand for reliable, transparent, and secure data solutions has never been greater than it is today as our society becomes increasingly dominated by decentralized technology like blockchain and crypto applications. One company, Arkhia, provides developers with comprehensive resources and highly resilient infrastructure for their development and API needs, including data statistics and analytics, customer […]

Khosmium
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Blockchain games are an increasingly growing and popular form of gaming, and an additional aspect to the rapidly expanding cryptocurrency world. But trading within the game and making purchases comes with a lot of safety concerns and increased calls for distributed ledger technology (DLT). Because trading and making repeated transactions is a necessary part of […]

HIP-412
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Metadata is an overlooked component that enriches NFT, especially collectables or even NFTs related to real estate. One of the many uses of NFT metadata is storing information about the attributes of a project, such as calculating investment, and the value and rarity of an NFT. Metadata proves authenticity and aids in proper licensing. Because […]

Tokens
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Citadel Wallet is an excellent tool for anyone who wants to store, manage, and transfer their HBAR tokens securely. HBAR tokens are the native cryptocurrency of the Hedera network, and Citadel Wallet makes it easy to handle them with its user-friendly interface. One of the key features of Citadel Wallet is its user-friendly interface, which […]

Metaverse
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Gaming and NFTs are a combination that has seen an incredible increase within the last several years. It’s been noted, however, that often times within Metaverse gaming, the product is viewed as empty or not delivering on entertainment promises made in earlier trailers. Not taking the proper time for design and concept and a lack […]

Blockchain
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The blockchain technology market is seeing extremely rapid growth and is currently valued at $4.7 billion as of 2023, according to Emeritus. That number is predicted to more than triple that by 2027. However, with this growth, there is a sustainability concern with blockchain. The amount of energy usage that goes into its production and […]

Domains
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Unstoppable Domains allows users to associate multiple wallet addresses with their domain, enabling them to receive cryptocurrency payments and decentralized access applications (dApps) through a single, easy-to-remember address. Additionally, the domains can host websites on the IPFS network, providing a decentralized and censorship-resistant alternative to traditional hosting solutions. But how do Unstoppable Domains enhance the […]

Cycling
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While the COVID-19 lockdowns around the world led to a cycling boom at home, in the competitive cycling industry, popularity for cycling and fan growth is growing. But often, fans of the industry don’t know how or where to turn to for competitive event results, meaning that even if fans wanted to build their own […]

Digital
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As a participant in some of the ongoing discussions centered around digital technologies and digital identity during the World Economic Forum’s latest meeting in Davos, Hedera helped spark conversation on the importance of decentralized technology use cases. But what exactly did innovators and leaders around the globe talk about? On the latest episode of Gossip […]

Dell
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Dell Technologies provides IT consulting and support services to businesses and organizations of all sizes. In recent years, the company has made significant investments in cloud computing, data analytics, and other cutting-edge technologies. Dell Technologies and Hedera Hashgraph have a strategic partnership to integrate Hedera’s public ledger technology into Dell’s suite of products and services. […]

Independent
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The World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland is probably one of the most, if not the most, venerated economic events that is held on a global platform. This year’s conversation was entitled “Cooperation in a Fragmented World,” which sparked a conversation centered around continued sustainability in an innovative technological age. How did Hedera’s […]

PanXchange
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Blockchain technology is breaking barriers in many industries, so it shouldn’t come as any surprise that it’s currently being utilized in the agricultural industry. How is one agricultural company, PanXchange, modeling their business to produce carbon removal credits through blockchain technology, and what successes and challenges are they facing? On this episode of Gossip About […]

Hedera
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Blockchain, Ethereum, and cryptocurrency are all common terms thrown around today, but not everyone understands this terminology in an increasingly complex technological world. So, let’s start with the basics. A blockchain is a “shared, immutable ledger for recording transactions, tracking assets and building trust,” according to IBM. Cryptocurrency is a digital currency that uses encryption […]

Gossip About Gossip: Season 3

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The future of finance is democratized, and TOKO by DLA Piper is on a mission to facilitate the emerging global disruption with Hedera. TOKO – DLA Piper’s asset tokenization platform – is the culmination of ambition to provide clients with the ability to utilize #Web3 and digital assets with sound technology & compliance, making traditionally […]

recovery
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Almost everyone has been subject to multi-factor authentication before, whether it was having to confirm a code sent to your phone or email address or having to answer an additional security question after inputting your password. However, a new form of web security called decentralized recovery and decentralized custody is now on the horizon. How […]

Hashpack Wallet
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Hedera’s Hashpack wallet was created with the intent to be suitable for users of all walks of life. It’s a multi-currency crypto wallet designed to hold all types of digital currencies. The concept of multi-currency wallets is meant for the purpose of securely accessing and using these assets and having them in one place. In […]

HIP
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The Hedera Improvement Proposal (HIP) is a process established to help developers formulate new ideas and improvements within Hedera Hashgraph. According to InfoQ, workplace feedback helps boost efficiency. The method allows the development team’s members to submit their suggestions and receive constructive criticism and opinions from fellow developers. HIP allows Hedera to have an orderly […]

cryptocurrency
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In the rapidly growing world of cryptocurrency, getting paid for certain types of content via the digital medium is a lot more layered than meets the eye. According to Cointelegraph, the COVID-19 pandemic has heightened crypto payments as there was an increase of these payments. As content creators use various web platforms to promote and […]

ProvenDB
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As it becomes more popular, blockchain is becoming known for one permanent feature: trust. Big tech corporations across the world, like IBM, are starting to use and build blockchains, not only for themselves but for their consumers. On the downside, popular blockchains like Ethereum can not only be expensive, but extremely variable, making it difficult […]

DLT
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Private equity investments are often regarded as higher risk profiles than any other asset classes. Because of liquidity concerns and higher barriers of entry, everyday individual investors are steered away from alternative asset classes like private equity. That’s where fractionalization of large-scale investments through blockchain and DLT technology provides accessibility and privacy among individual investors. […]

Mingo
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Blockchains are proliferating across enterprises and taking on new business use cases at a rapid pace. But even with a wave of mass acceptance, the persisting problem with blockchain technology are the barriers to entry, particularly in understanding its utilities.  As a digital ledger system, which simultaneously boasts transparency and encryption, blockchain is a powerful […]

Clout.ar
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Jure Zih has always been a fan of the creator economy. “I think that’s the future. Independent creators are going to drive this forward,” he said. To support creators, he developed Clout.art. Zih’s goal was to onboard people into the NFT space. “You need content, right? That’s at the core of NFTs –is  that you’re […]

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Tokens represent a new avenue for customer engagement and loyalty, which can largely influence how customers interact with brands. Organizations can broadly adopt the token paradigm, through the Now Platform, across different industries and products. We have shown how the Now Platform can consistently orchestrate tokens through workflows, making ServiceNow the ideal environment to manage […]

FIS Proof
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FIS is a global company behind daily transactions, banking, and investments. “I always like to say that FIS is probably the largest company you’ve never heard of,” said Nabil Manji, Senior Vice President, General Manager, Head of Crypto & Web3 at WorldPay. “What we do is provide the core infrastructure, software, business process outsourcing, and […]

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In July 2022, Hedera announced the first phase of introducing native staking to its proof-of-stake network. Paolo Tasca, Founder and Executive Director of the world’s largest research center on blockchain technologies at UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies sat down with Gossip ABOUT Gossip podcast host Zenobia Godschalk, SVP of Communications at Swirlds Labs, to discuss […]

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Founded in 2004 by Fred Luddy, ServiceNow is dedicated to creating more efficient workflow systems to optimize productivity. With a digital-first business model, the organization works with companies to optimize IT workflows, employee workflows, customer workflows, and creator workflows primarily utilizing cloud-based software. The ultimate goal is to digitize and automate siloed processes to improve […]

Hedera Governing Council
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Get to know Hedera’s Governing Council board with host Zenobia Godschalk, SVP Communications, as she hosts Shyam Nagarajan, Executive Partner, Blockchain, Web 3.0, Metaverse, and Sustainability at IBM and new Hedera Governing Council board member. The newest board member for the Hedera Governing Council, Nagarajan has been involved in the project and community since 2018. […]

Monique Morrow
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Let us introduce you to Monique Morrow, one of the independent board members for Hedera. Morrow works for Syniverse as a Senior Distinguished Architect for Emerging Technologies. Syniverse works in mobile communications with its headquarters in Tampa, Florida. “Our customers vary. Our customers are either mobile or large enterprise customers. We have a carrier business […]

AVC Global
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Niels Skjoldager, Founder & EVP, Product & Operations at AVC Global, is thinking big and going global. And why not? The issues facing the supply chain impact worldwide, so addressing these challenges needs a global approach. Zenobia Godschalk spoke with Skjodager about what his company does and how AVC’s cloud-based Value Chain platform allows industry […]

Ian Putter
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Ian Putter recently joined the Hedera Governing Council Board, motivated to make fundamental changes across his continent. Putter resides and works in South Africa. He talks to Zenobia in the dark because there is an energy-conserving blackout, or load shedding, across the county to preserve the grid. “I’m very excited to be on the board,” […]

Liithos
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The world of gaming continues to evolve with advanced technology driving innovation across the board. Despite this, gamers must contend with the fact that the characters and stories they love live in one place. Michael Mumbauer, Founder & CEO Liithos, is ready to change this with Web3. Mumbauer sat down with Gossip ABOUT Gossip podcast […]

nature conservation
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Host Zenobia Godschalk invited Toni Caradonna, CTO of Porini Foundation, to discuss how blockchain technology is used in nature conservation. The Porini Foundation is Swiss-based, “The goal of the foundation is to adopt innovation technology for nature conservation. Protecting nature and the people who live in these areas,” said Caradonna. The Porini Foundation works to […]

hedera
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Sustainability and claiming that a product is green is not accepted at face value. The Business Journal reported that in TD Bank’s Annual Consumer Report, 62% of millennials said they are conscious of where they shop and what products they buy. Consumers, regulators and managing bodies demand companies to prove their sustainability claims. Furthermore, as […]

Cryptography
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Recent breakthroughs in quantum computing bring a lot of promise, questions, and concerns about what quantum computing technology means for the cryptography world. Rohit Sinha, Head of Cryptography, Swirlds Labs, discussed the latest status of quantum computing, some of the threats it poses to cryptography, and updated NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) standards […]

CorpComm
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While still a relatively new governing council, the Hedera Corporate Utilization Committee, or CorpComm, is making big strides in the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) arena. Host of Gossip About Gossip, Zenobia Godschalk, discussed this area of opportunity in detail with CorpComm council member and Chief Innovation Officer at DLA Piper, Andy Gastwirth. Utilizing user […]

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Andy Gastwirth, Chief Innovation Officer at DLA Piper, joins us on this Season Three premiere of ‘Gossip about Gossip’ for an in-depth discussion on fractional ownership and asset tokenization on TOKO. Learn more about how tokenization can bring increased liquidity and accessibility to traditionally illiquid and inaccessible assets, and why Hedera is TOKO’s platform of […]

Gossip About Gossip: Season 2

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Almost everyone has been subject to multi-factor authentication before, whether it was having to confirm a code sent to your phone or email address or having to answer an additional security question after inputting your password. However, a new form of web security called decentralized recovery and decentralized custody is now on the horizon. How […]

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We welcome Jesse Whiteside from Hashport for a discussion with Zenobia Godschalk on how Hashport is facilitating the transition in #Web3 from legacy networks to more efficient and scalable networks like Hedera. Hashport is an enterprise-grade public utility which enables the free-flow of digital assets between distributed networks, providing a solution to the growing need […]

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How will our digital identities be secured in #Web3? Keith Kowal, Director of Product Management at Swirlds Labs joins Zenobia Godschalk on ‘Gossip about Gossip’ to discuss soulbound tokens, digital identity, the Hedera Token Service, and more.

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Christopher Ansara, Founder & CEO of ALT/AVE, joins the ‘Gossip about Gossip’ podcast this week for a deep-dive into ALT/AVE’s flagship product docStribute: a secure, transparent, and compliant digital alternative to financial documentation built on Hedera.

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Joe McGill from TRM Labs joins us on ‘Gossip about Gossip’ to discuss TRM’s recently launched online offering, Chainabuse: the community-driven, multi-chain platform for reporting crypto scams, hacks, ransomware, and other fraudulent activity. With a central hub for those in the community to collaborate and expose malicious activity, Chainabuse aims to create a safer, more […]

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Carmelle Cadet of EMTECH and Andy René from HaitiPay join us this week on ‘Gossip about Gossip’ to discuss their collaborative effort implementing a #CBDC and mobile banking solution in Haiti, tackling issues in financial inclusion and stability by using Hedera.

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Katrina Donaghy, CEO of Civic Ledger, joins Zenobia Godschalk this week on ‘Gossip about Gossip’ for an in-depth discussion on Civic’s water market solution, Water Ledger. Water Ledger is a peer-to-peer marketplace for trading water rights & allocations, bringing #transparency and fairness to the notoriously opaque water markets by providing crucial information and commercial accessibility […]

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Eoin Flynn, Operations Manager at TYMLEZ, joins Zenobia Godschalk on this episode of ‘Gossip about Gossip’ to speak about TYMLEZ’ mission to accelerate enterprise decarbonization efforts for a more sustainable future. Tune in to learn more about how Hedera’s predictable fee structure, strong #ESG developer community, and carbon neutrality made it the optimal network to […]

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Matt Smithies, CTO of DOVU, discusses how DOVU is revolutionizing the carbon offset marketplace, $DOV token staking, Operation Blood Moon, and more…

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CEO of Acoer Jim Nasr joins Zenobia Godschalk for a deep dive into the emerging and vital need for privacy within public ledgers and how the Privacy Market Development Fund – launched in collaboration with The HBAR Foundation – will support startups, developers, and initiatives aiming to fulfill that requirement.

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As investors, consumers, and potential employees grow more concerned with sustainability, companies need a way of proving their claims toward helping make a greener world. Host of Gossip About Gossip, Zenobia Godschalk spoke with Wes Geisenberger, Vice President of Sustainability and ESG at The HBAR Foundation to gain insight into how organizations can improve sustainability […]

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Who is the human being behind the media-hyped athlete? How can athletes connect with fans in a safe, positive environment? Attempting to close these gaps is REVEL Moments, a live, unscripted, and safe two-way storytelling platform that helps transform the lives of athletes and fans. Zenobia Godschalk, host of Gossip About Gossip, welcomed REVEL’s Chief […]

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Huge thanks to Jason Brett, VP of Key Bridge Advisors, for the insightful discussion with Zenobia Godschalk on the complex crypto regulatory landscape. Tune in for a crash course on recent legislative developments and how regulation will influence the future of crypto.

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The success of blockchain relies on digital information and transactions that are trustworthy. KrypC is a global technology solutions company that delivers secure, enterprise-grade blockchain solutions to private and public sectors. Gossip About Gossip’s Zenobia Godschalk spoke with KrypC CEO & Founder Ravi Jagannathan about his company’s recent sustainability platform, CarbonCore. Do innovations, progress, and […]

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It’s never been more critical for businesses to maximize resources while creating efficient processes to get the job done. ServiceNow works with Hedera to design and implement digital workflows that support enterprise-wide goals and employee well-being. “We like to say that our mission is to make the world work better for people,” said Nicola Attico, […]

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On this special episode of ‘Gossip about Gossip’, Leemon Baird and Mance Harmon discuss in detail the transition to Swirlds Labs, the importance of decentralizing operations, and the exciting developments ahead.

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With technology like blockchain and other innovative ideas rapidly entering the marketplace, companies need help building upon these initiatives. Daniel Norkin, co-founder of Envision Blockchain, discussed the solutions that Envision Blockchain offers and the future of the industry. With consumers focusing more and more on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) standards in their investments and […]

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In an episode of “Gossip about Gossip,” podcast host and Senior Vice President of Hedera, Zenobia Godschalk chatted with Katryna Dow, CEO and founder at Meeco, an Australian-based technology company, about token trust. As the growth and popularity of digital tokens increase, so do privacy and environmental concerns. Dow was inspired to create Meeco many […]

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With technology only set to continue its lift-off, companies are beginning to see the value of going digital, securing assets via technological security, and decentralization. Most popularized in the cryptocurrency space, blockchain is branching off in new directions as firms acknowledge its multi-tiered uses. But blockchain isn’t all that’s out there. Kamal Youseffi, President and […]

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Stader Labs is a non-custodial innovative contract-based staking platform that helps you conveniently discover and access staking solutions. PoS networks use validators who create, propose, or vote on blocks added to the blockchain. The staking economy has exploded, with over $240 billion (USD) currently staked in the market. In the last year alone, the PoS […]

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digital artistry
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In a world where technology and art converge to create new frontiers of experience, LG stands as a beacon of innovation, championing a digital renaissance. LG is no stranger to the art of possibility. They’ve long embraced the transformational power of technology and are now redefining the artistic landscape itself. Built upon the advanced […]

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The future of finance is democratized, and TOKO by DLA Piper is on a mission to facilitate the emerging global disruption with Hedera. TOKO – DLA Piper’s asset tokenization platform – is the culmination of ambition to provide clients with the ability to utilize #Web3 and digital assets with sound technology & compliance, making traditionally […]

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The Hedera Guardian is an open-source platform that leverages the Hedera public distributed ledger network to enable digital-first sustainability policies and enables dMRV (Digital Measurement, Reporting, and Verification) requirements-based tokenization implementation. The Hedera Guardian provides auditable, traceable, and reproducible records that document the emission process and lifecycle of carbon credits, which reduces fraud in the […]

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Tokens represent a new avenue for customer engagement and loyalty, which can largely influence how customers interact with brands. Organizations can broadly adopt the token paradigm, through the Now Platform, across different industries and products. We have shown how the Now Platform can consistently orchestrate tokens through workflows, making ServiceNow the ideal environment to manage […]