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Each week on the Digital Bytes Show, James Tylee, founder Cyber.FM in the USA, talks to Jonny Fry from TeamBlockchain reviewing the latest Digital Bytes. They explore how, where and why Blockchain technology and/or Digital Assets are being used in various industries and jurisdictions globally. Cyber.FM Radio, a product of Distributed Ledger Performance Rights Organization (DLPRO LLC), was established in 2008 and has 4.6 million listeners across 140 countries.

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Each week on the Digital Bytes Show, James Tylee, founder Cyber.FM in the USA, talks to Jonny Fry from TeamBlockchain reviewing the latest Digital Bytes. They explore how, where and why Blockchain technology and/or Digital Assets are being used in various industries and jurisdictions globally. Cyber.FM Radio, a product of Distributed Ledger Performance Rights Organization (DLPRO LLC), was established in 2008 and has 4.6 million listeners across 140 countries.

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English


Episodes
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The State & Digital Asset Enforcement Powers w/ James Ramsden KC of Astraea Group

5/30/2024
The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, granted UK law enforcement new powers regarding digital assets. Concerns arise regarding the lack of clarity in defining "cryptoassets" and addressing suspects' rights. Challenges related to transferring and destroying seized assets are also highlighted. Overall, there's a need for greater precision and understanding in legislative efforts concerning digital asset enforcement as otherwise there are a raft of unintended consequences. Full Article Here

Duration:00:20:11

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S5 E19 May 8th Digital Bytes with James Tylee and Jonny Fry featuring James Ramsden KC of Astraea Group

5/30/2024
Blockchain for music royalties and licencing - blockchain technology is transforming the music industry by addressing issues in royalties and licencing and with a rich history of copyright laws, the advent of blockchain offers transparency and security in transactions. The technology enables direct artist compensation, so bypassing traditional intermediaries. Despite challenges such as adoption and regulation, blockchain's potential for efficiency and fairness is reshaping music's economic landscape. Full Article Here Transformative role of smart contract in asset tokenization - as blockchain technology has been embraced further, the finance sector has welcomed novel concepts such as asset tokenization. Smart contracts, computer coded digital agreements run on a blockchain, are transforming asset tokenization, automating transactions and enhancing transparency. Smart contracts execute predefined actions when conditions are met, eliminating the need for intermediaries and reducing transaction costs whereby facilitating fractional ownership of assets such as real estate, funds, bonds and equities. Full Article Here Digital nomad visas: countries leading the remote work revolution - the rise of remote work, accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, sparked a surge in digital nomadism. Whilst the trend peaked in 2020 because of adaptions following the pandemic, interest continues to remain strong. Governments are now actively attracting remote workers through digital nomad visas and Portugal leads this effort, offering both a straightforward process and appealing lifestyle. Countries such as Cyprus and Italy have followed suit by launching similar visas. The digital nomad lifestyle boasts flexibility and cost benefits, yet it requires self-discipline and faces legal hurdles. The market's potential is significant, with projections reaching 1 billion by 2035, thus indicating a transformative shift towards global, digital work. Full Article Here The state & digital asset enforcement powers- The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, granted UK law enforcement new powers regarding digital assets. Concerns arise regarding the lack of clarity in defining "cryptoassets" and addressing suspects' rights. Challenges related to transferring and destroying seized assets are also highlighted. Overall, there's a need for greater precision and understanding in legislative efforts concerning digital asset enforcement as otherwise there are a raft of unintended consequences. Full Article Here

Duration:00:43:14

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The Tokenization of Actively Managed Funds - Terence Norman Cofounder of Blue Tractor Group with Jonny Fry and James Tylee

5/30/2024
The tokenization of actively managed funds presents a dilemma for portfolio managers who must balance the need for transparency with the protection of their investment strategies. Blue Tractor offers a solution by allowing managers to disclose a proxy basket (PB) instead of full portfolios, providing enough information for accurate pricing whilst maintaining confidentiality. But despite the potential benefits, regulatory hurdles and security concerns remain significant challenges for the future of tokenization in asset management. Full Article Here

Duration:00:17:25

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S5 E18 May 1st Digital Bytes with James Tylee and Jonny Fry featuring Terence Norman of Blue Tractor Group

5/30/2024
Stablecoins impacting payments and global remittances - Fiat-backed stablecoins such as Tether and USD coin are gaining traction in the cryptocurrency space, offering stability and liquidity for transactions and decentralized finance activities. Despite challenges such as centralization and regulatory uncertainties, attestations from respected accounting firms help to enhance trust. As the remittance market expands, these stablecoins and cross-border digital currencies hold promise for efficient global transactions, though regulatory hurdles and consumer adoption challenges still persist. Full Article Here Carbon credits market and blockchains - today, humanity has an option: we can address the urgent issue of climate change whilst still adopting cutting-edge technologies. The combination of carbon credits and blockchain presents a unique opportunity; that is, carbon credits are being transformed by blockchain. Blockchain itself ensures secure, transparent and immutable records of transactions, so addressing fraud and enhancing trust. Tokenization and smart contracts streamline processes - making carbon credits more accessible - and so offer the potential to drive sustainability and environmental stewardship. Full Article Here The memecoin revolution: unpacking the impact on cryptocurrency markets - memecoins, such as Dogecoin and Shiba Inu, have surged in popularity having been driven by internet culture and community hype. Whilst offering potential for quick gains, they also present significant risks due to their speculative nature and lack of intrinsic value. The future of memecoins depends on their integration into traditional finance systems and their ability to withstand regulatory scrutiny and certainly responsible governance and risk management will be essential for ensuring their long-term sustainability in the market. Full Article Here The tokenization of actively managed funds - the tokenization of actively managed funds presents a dilemma for portfolio managers who must balance the need for transparency with the protection of their investment strategies. Blue Tractor offers a solution by allowing managers to disclose a proxy basket (PB) instead of full portfolios, providing enough information for accurate pricing whilst maintaining confidentiality. But despite the potential benefits, regulatory hurdles and security concerns remain significant challenges for the future of tokenization in asset management. Full Article Here

Duration:00:38:51

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S5 E16 April 17th Digital Bytes with James Tylee and Jonny Fry featuring William Lorenz of Digital Pound Foundation

4/27/2024
Insight from the world’s biggest asset manager - BlackRock’s CEO, Larry Fink’s 2024 letter to investors raises some thought-provoking insight as he advocates asset digitization and blockchain adoption, exemplified by the launch of a Bitcoin ETF and tokenized funds. His insights stress the importance of early savings, diversified portfolios and financial education amidst evolving markets. Fink's letter addresses global challenges such as retirement security, energy transition and infrastructure investment, highlighting the role of public-private partnerships. Full Article Here USDe: how can a stablecoin yield 27%? - Ethena USDe, the new stablecoin on the block and a synthetic dollar, has rocketed to a $2billion market cap in just a few weeks as it generates attractive high yields. But, whilst it promises a stable US$ value, its success hinges on shorting Ether futures - i.e., selling crypto volatility - which is a risky strategy. So, can USDe maintain its peg and high yields? Is the stablecoin both stable and a game-changer for DeFi? Or, is it a house of cards waiting to fall? Certainly, its innovative framework highlights the evolving landscape of DeFi and the ever-constant quest for assets to pay income, but also underscores the complexities and risks involved in alternative approaches to digital assets. Full Article Here Meme coins: a passing fad or a financial game changer? - internet-fuelled cryptocurrencies are often being dismissed as frivolous, but how much of a disruptive potential do meme coins offer? Whilst their legitimacy is debatable, their market cap and passionate communities pose a threat to established players in both the traditional finance and Web3 worlds. So, can their virality and disregard for convention translate into lasting impact, or are they merely a fad? And, will ignoring meme coins entirely be a costly mistake for both legacy institutions and Web3 pioneers? Full Article Here Harnessing a digital pound to enhance sustainability in the UK - digital pound could transform sustainability and thus the circular economy by facilitating efficient and transparent transactions, incentivising recycling, enabling pay-per-use models and streamlining grant disbursements. By leveraging technologies such as blockchain and AI, smart contracts and IoT sensors, a digital pound could empower individuals and foster sustainability - it has the potential to revolutionize resource management and drive sustainable practices on a large scale. Full Article Here

Duration:00:41:25

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Transforming Travel and Tourism: Exploring the Intersection with Web3 - Dr Jane Thomason amd Jonny Fry

4/27/2024
In the Web3 era, travel is becoming a realm of ownership, authenticity and community. Through NFTs and decentralized platforms, tourists are redefining the journey, whilst cities are embracing technology to transform tourism. It is a world where every experience is personalised, every interaction meaningful, and every traveller a stakeholder in their adventure. Welcome to the future of hospitality: where Web3 meets wanderlust, and the possibilities are endless. Full Article Here

Duration:00:17:08

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Harnessing a Digital Pound to Enhance Sustainability in the UK with William Lorenz of Digital Pound Foundation

4/27/2024
Digital pound could transform sustainability and thus the circular economy by facilitating efficient and transparent transactions, incentivising recycling, enabling pay-per-use models and streamlining grant disbursements. By leveraging technologies such as blockchain and AI, smart contracts and IoT sensors, a digital pound could empower individuals and foster sustainability - it has the potential to revolutionize resource management and drive sustainable practices on a large scale. Full Article Here

Duration:00:15:07

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S5 E15 April 10th Digital Bytes with James Tylee and Jonny Fry featuring William Lorenz of Digital Pound Foundation

4/27/2024
Insight from the world’s biggest asset manager - BlackRock’s CEO, Larry Fink’s 2024 letter to investors raises some thought-provoking insight as he advocates asset digitization and blockchain adoption, exemplified by the launch of a Bitcoin ETF and tokenized funds. His insights stress the importance of early savings, diversified portfolios and financial education amidst evolving markets. Fink's letter addresses global challenges such as retirement security, energy transition and infrastructure investment, highlighting the role of public-private partnerships. Full Article Here USDe: how can a stablecoin yield 27%? - Ethena USDe, the new stablecoin on the block and a synthetic dollar, has rocketed to a $2billion market cap in just a few weeks as it generates attractive high yields. But, whilst it promises a stable US$ value, its success hinges on shorting Ether futures - i.e., selling crypto volatility - which is a risky strategy. So, can USDe maintain its peg and high yields? Is the stablecoin both stable and a game-changer for DeFi? Or, is it a house of cards waiting to fall? Certainly, its innovative framework highlights the evolving landscape of DeFi and the ever-constant quest for assets to pay income, but also underscores the complexities and risks involved in alternative approaches to digital assets. Full Article Here Meme coins: a passing fad or a financial game changer? - internet-fuelled cryptocurrencies are often being dismissed as frivolous, but how much of a disruptive potential do meme coins offer? Whilst their legitimacy is debatable, their market cap and passionate communities pose a threat to established players in both the traditional finance and Web3 worlds. So, can their virality and disregard for convention translate into lasting impact, or are they merely a fad? And, will ignoring meme coins entirely be a costly mistake for both legacy institutions and Web3 pioneers? Full Article Here Harnessing a digital pound to enhance sustainability in the UK - digital pound could transform sustainability and thus the circular economy by facilitating efficient and transparent transactions, incentivising recycling, enabling pay-per-use models and streamlining grant disbursements. By leveraging technologies such as blockchain and AI, smart contracts and IoT sensors, a digital pound could empower individuals and foster sustainability - it has the potential to revolutionize resource management and drive sustainable practices on a large scale. Full Article Here

Duration:00:41:25

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S5 E15 April 10th Digital Bytes with James Tylee and Jonny Fry featuring Sam Tyfield of Shoosmiths

4/27/2024
Solana’s meteoric rise - Solana's rapid growth as a cryptocurrency, driven by innovative technology and DeFi expansion, raises questions about its future. Whilst its proof-of-history consensus mechanism offers speed and scalability, concerns about centralization and network outages linger. Thriving DeFi and NFT ecosystems have fuelled Solana’s adoption, whilst partnerships and institutional interest solidify its legitimacy. But can Solana maintain its dominance? Full Article Here The Crypto Fear and Greed Index - the volatility of cryptocurrencies triggers emotional responses in investors, with fear leading to selling and greed driving impulsive buying. Tools such as the Crypto Fear and Greed Index aim to measure sentiment objectively, but interpreting scores requires caution. Emotional biases such as FOMO and anchoring can lead to irrational decisions, therefore managing them is crucial; diversification and a focus on long-term goals are an effective means by which to help navigate the volatile crypto market. Given increasing institutional interest in crypto assets, are we witnessing genuine adoption or just another speculative bubble waiting to burst? Full Article Here The tokenization tsunami - as traditional financial institutions and technology giants delve into tokenization, its disruptive potential and transformative impact on financial markets are undeniable since tokenization is rapidly blurring the lines between digital and real-world assets. Institutions such as BlackRock, Goldman Sachs, HSBC and JP Morgan are exploring the potential of tokenized securities and streamlined cross-border payments. But challenges loom - regulatory uncertainty, technological hurdles and integrating tokenized assets into existing financial systems. Full Article Here Dematerialisation of securities in the UK: what it means and why it matters - dematerialisation of the equity securities market in the UK is long overdue and the status quo puts the UK at a competitive disadvantage; moving to a fully dematerialised equity holdings model is a legislative and contractual challenge. Ultimately, the UK should look at a new paradigm which utilises emerging (although proven) technology to provide the individual interests sought by those shareholders who are concerned they would lose them in a nominee-based model. Full Article Here

Duration:00:52:29

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Dematerialisation of Securities in the UK: What it Means and Why it Matters by Sam Tyfield, Partner at Shoosmiths

4/10/2024
Dematerialisation of the equity securities market in the UK is long overdue and the status quo puts the UK at a competitive disadvantage; moving to a fully dematerialised equity holdings model is a legislative and contractual challenge. Ultimately, the UK should look at a new paradigm which utilises emerging (although proven) technology to provide the individual interests sought by those shareholders who are concerned they would lose them in a nominee-based model. Full Article Here

Duration:00:30:40

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The Need for Business Continuity Planning in the Crypto / Blockchain Community: Ensuring Resilience in Digital Finance with Emily Landis Walker, Senior Financial Services Executive at Landis & Co

4/10/2024
In the dynamic world of cryptocurrency and blockchain, robust business continuity planning is essential for operational stability amidst regulatory complexities and technological advancements. Entities must navigate compliance intricacies, enforce ICT resilience and adapt swiftly to regulatory changes so as to maintain trust and resilience. Agility, adaptability and proactive measures are vital for crypto/blockchain entities to thrive and secure trust from stakeholders. Full Article Here

Duration:00:21:07

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S5 E14 April 3rd Digital Bytes with James Tylee and Jonny Fry featuring Emily Landis Walker, Senior Financial Services Executive at Landis & Co

4/10/2024
Can extended reality (XR) help banks reconnect to customers? - the financial industry is undergoing a profound transformation driven by technological advancements, particularly extended reality (XR), virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR). These innovations offer banks the opportunity to further revolutionize customer engagement by creating immersive experiences in the metaverse. However, navigating this shift requires addressing ethical, regulatory and technological challenges whilst traditional banks must adapt to meet customers' expectations for seamless digital services. Despite the hurdles, XR presents an exciting path forward for reshaping the future of finance and customer interaction. Full Article Here The digital transformation of finance: Germany's emerging crypto landscape - DZ Bank and Börse Stuttgart are pioneering retail crypto services in Germany, targeting both institutional and retail clients and the Bundestag is exploring the issue of a digital €. Commerzbank's crypto custody licence signifies institutional acceptance, whilst Swarm's BaFin-regulated platform pioneers DeFi compliance. The Electronic Securities Act is enabling real estate tokenization; KfW and tectrex AG are revolutionizing debt instruments with tokenized bonds; and Tradias is leading money market fund digitization. Undoubtedly, Germany is embracing digital assets, so shaping finance's future with both innovation and collaboration. Full Article Here Decentralized identity management for humanitarian aid distribution - during a sudden evacuation, collecting essential documents such as birth certificates, school diplomas and identification papers may not be the priority. But, without the necessary credentials, the task of seeking refuge, applying for employment or accessing help and support becomes far more challenging. Decentralized identity management leveraging blockchain technology presents a thought-provoking solution for humanitarian aid distribution, promising enhanced efficiency, security and privacy, and so safeguarding fundamental rights in humanitarian endeavours. Full Article Here The need for business continuity planning in the crypto/blockchain community: ensuring resilience in digital finance - in the dynamic world of cryptocurrency and blockchain, robust business continuity planning is essential for operational stability amidst regulatory complexities and technological advancements. Entities must navigate compliance intricacies, enforce ICT resilience and adapt swiftly to regulatory changes so as to maintain trust and resilience. Agility, adaptability and proactive measures are vital for crypto/blockchain entities to thrive and secure trust from stakeholders. Full Article Here

Duration:00:44:12

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Decentralized Physical Infrastructure Networks (DePIN): Real-world Value and Utility for Blockchains with Adam Feiler, Head of Partnerships, Minima

4/10/2024
DePIN leverages blockchain to decentralize infrastructure management, offering alternatives to centralized models. It incentivizes participation and facilitates resource access and applications span IoT networks to decentralized cloud infrastructure. Foundational principles include decentralization, immutability, transparency and programmability. Minima's fee-less, scalable blockchain architecture plays a crucial role in enabling secure and efficient infrastructure management within the DePIN ecosystem. Full Article Here

Duration:00:25:13

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S5 E13 March 27th Digital Bytes with James Tylee and Jonny Fry featuring Adam Feiler, Head of Partnerships, Minima

4/10/2024
Bitcoin halving: what does it mean? And for whom? - Bitcoin halving, occurring roughly every four years, reduces the rate at which new Bitcoins are created, so maintaining its scarcity and decentralization. Whilst it historically drives price increases and incentivizes miners to upgrade their equipment, some remain sceptical about its long-term impact. Nevertheless, it symbolizes Bitcoin's transformative potential in revolutionizing finance globally and, in the long term, this impact surely is more important than the price fluctuation of this cryptocurrency? Full Article Here Tokenized asset-backed securities (TABS) for real estate investments - tokenized asset-backed securities (TABS) leverage blockchain technology to enable greater access to real estate investment, offering fractional ownership, transparency and liquidity. Despite benefits, challenges such as regulatory compliance and cybersecurity remain, requiring collaboration for sustained success. TABS represent a transformative approach to real estate investment, promising increased accessibility and efficiency. Full Article Here Blockchain-powered credentials - blockchain-powered credentials offer a transformative solution to the challenges of verifying and managing credentials, promising enhanced security, efficiency and accessibility. However, their widespread adoption hinges on addressing key challenges such as scalability, interoperability, regulatory compliance and security. As we navigate this evolving landscape, it is essential to critically examine the implications, opportunities and ethical considerations surrounding the adoption of blockchain-powered credentials, so shaping the future of trust and verification in the digital era. Full Article Here Decentralized physical infrastructure networks (DePIN): real-world value and utility for blockchains - DePIN leverages blockchain to decentralize infrastructure management, offering alternatives to centralized models. It incentivizes participation and facilitates resource access and applications span IoT networks to decentralized cloud infrastructure. Foundational principles include decentralization, immutability, transparency and programmability. Minima's fee-less, scalable blockchain architecture plays a crucial role in enabling secure and efficient infrastructure management within the DePIN ecosystem. Full Article Here

Duration:00:44:22

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Unleashing the Power of Stablecoins or Digital Currencies: A Paradigm Shift in the World of Payments with Richard Anderson, Portfolio Non-Executive Director and Risk Management Consultant

4/10/2024
The rise of stablecoins and digital currencies heralds a transformative shift in the payments landscape, promising simplified transactions and enhanced security. Whilst traditional payment systems stagnate, emerging technologies such as central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) and stablecoins offer stability and potential for mass adoption. Despite challenges, such as regulatory alignment and consumer education, the benefits of these innovations outweigh the obstacles, paving the way for a more efficient and inclusive payments system. Full Article Here

Duration:00:19:22

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S5 E11 March 13th Digital Bytes with James Tylee and Jonny Fry featuring Richard Anderson, Portfolio Non-Executive Director and Risk Management Consultant

4/10/2024
Nakamoto’s vision for Bitcoin: a “version of electronic cash” and not a speculative investment - copies of email correspondence from fourteen years ago between a Bitcoin developer and Satoshi Nakamoto were made public in court in early 2024 as evidence to testify against Australian computer scientist and businessman, Craig Wright, being Nakamoto. The evidence exposes Nakamoto's fears about Bitcoin, one of which was that Bitcoin was not to be regarded as an investment. Nakamoto’s focus on utility and organic growth aimed to establish Bitcoin as a viable and sustainable alternative currency, not just a speculative investment. But has Bitcoin failed him? Full Article Here Decentralized financial inclusion initiatives for underserved communities - financial inclusion aims to provide accessible financial products and services to everyone, regardless of wealth or business size. Blockchain-powered DeFi offers an alternative tool to help in expanding financial access by offering transparent, low-cost alternatives to traditional banking systems; DeFi platforms empower marginalised communities and promote economic independence. With creative new ideas and a more significant focus on including everyone, underserved communities are experiencing a wave of strength that is changing the future for millions of people. Full Article Here Blockchain-powered digital asset inheritance solutions - blockchain-powered digital asset inheritance solutions are transforming estate planning by offering secure, automated methods for distributing digital assets to heirs. Leveraging smart contracts and decentralized technologies, these solutions provide efficiency, global accessibility and reduced dispute risks. Ultimately, these solutions have the potential to revolutionise estate planning in the digital age. Full Article Here Unleashing the power of stablecoins or digital currencies: a paradigm shift in the world of payments - the rise of stablecoins and digital currencies heralds a transformative shift in the payments landscape, promising simplified transactions and enhanced security. Whilst traditional payment systems stagnate, emerging technologies such as central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) and stablecoins offer stability and potential for mass adoption. Despite challenges, such as regulatory alignment and consumer education, the benefits of these innovations outweigh the obstacles, paving the way for a more efficient and inclusive payments system. Full Article Here

Duration:00:42:30

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Dow Gold Versus Bitcoin Gold: A Hedge Against Monetary Inflation? With Charlie Morris, Chief Investment Officer, at ByteTree

4/10/2024
the evolution of Bitcoin from scepticism to institutional acceptance challenges traditional notions of value and financial systems. Both Bitcoin and gold are seen by some at least as alternative assets and hedges against monetary inflation. The concept of a BOLD (Bitcoin and gold) Index as a strategic investment tool is introduced, highlighting its potential to offer stable returns and mitigate volatility through rebalancing. The synthesis of Bitcoin and gold in BOLD offers investors a unique approach to portfolio diversification and wealth preservation amidst economic uncertainty. Full Article Here

Duration:00:22:42

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S5 E11 March 13th Digital Bytes with James Tylee and Jonny Fry featuring Charlie Morris, CIO at ByteTree

4/10/2024
The future of digital identity and wallets in blockchain technology - in response to escalating cyber threats and concerns over data control, there is a global push for robust digital identity solutions. Blockchain technology offers decentralized and secure alternatives so empowering users with greater data control whilst ensuring stringent security standards. Looking ahead, digital wallets are evolving beyond financial transactions, integrating IoT, AI and biometric authentication. Ultimately, blockchain-powered digital wallets are becoming indispensable for managing digital identities and assets, reshaping our digital landscape with heightened security and efficiency. Full Article Here Payments are changing as settlement times reduce - the paradigm shift towards T0 settlements, blockchain technology and digital payments is potentially set to radically shake up the financial landscape. In the US, transitioning from T2 to T1 settlements poses challenges and opportunities, enhancing market integrity whilst reshaping operational protocols. Blockchain technology and smart contracts promise transparency and efficiency, reshaping settlement processes. The rise of tokenized deposits, stablecoins and CBDCs reflects a digital payment revolution and so challenges traditional models. Initiatives, such as FEDNow and the UK's NPA, signal a commitment to innovation, drawing insights from successful platforms such as Australia's NPP. Full Article Here Crypto taxes - cryptocurrency's pseudonymous nature, where users are not directly identified, poses challenges for tax authorities. Determining taxable events such as buying, selling, mining and receiving crypto rewards requires clear regulations. However, these regulations vary significantly across countries, creating confusion and uncertainty for crypto users. Understanding these complexities and complying with local tax laws is crucial to avoid penalties. As crypto adoption grows, establishing clear global standards for crypto taxation would certainly be welcome. Full Article Here Dow gold versus Bitcoin gold: a hedge against monetary inflation? - the evolution of Bitcoin from scepticism to institutional acceptance challenges traditional notions of value and financial systems. Both Bitcoin and gold are seen by some at least as alternative assets and hedges against monetary inflation. The concept of a BOLD (Bitcoin and gold) Index as a strategic investment tool is introduced, highlighting its potential to offer stable returns and mitigate volatility through rebalancing. The synthesis of Bitcoin and gold in BOLD offers investors a unique approach to portfolio diversification and wealth preservation amidst economic uncertainty. Full Article Here

Duration:00:47:06

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The Future of Enterprise Technology in an Emergent and Unsupervised World - Haydn Jones, Managing Director at Kroll

4/10/2024
How will the emerging technologies highlighted in "Unsupervised", by Daniel Doll Steinberg, reshape the future of enterprise technology? As traditional systems resist change, what challenges and opportunities arise in embracing these innovations? And how can proactive supervision and adaptation pave the way for harnessing the transformative potential of AI, quantum data, advanced communications and blockchain in enterprise settings? Full Article Here

Duration:00:16:41

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S5 E9 Feb 28th Digital Bytes with James Tylee and Jonny Fry featuring Haydn Jones

4/10/2024
Selecting and deploying the right blockchain for your company - selecting the appropriate blockchain involves understanding your business needs, choosing the appropriate consensus mechanism and platform, designing the architecture, developing the solution and conducting thorough testing and audits. Considerations include scalability, functionality, security, network adoption rate and whether to use a private or public blockchain. And, with over 1,000 blockchains available, careful planning is essential for success. Full Article Here Transforming healthcare: embracing blockchain for security, transparency and patient empowerment - blockchain technology presents a transformative solution to the challenges within healthcare by offering decentralized, transparent and secure systems. From managing health records and clinical trials to enhancing supply chain efficiency and telemedicine, blockchain revolutionizes the various aspects involved around healthcare; it empowers patients, ensures data integrity and combats both fraud and identity theft. However, regulatory and ethical considerations exist to pose hurdles, demanding collaboration so as to develop those frameworks that uphold privacy and autonomy. As we embrace blockchain's potential, the prioritizing of patient-centric solutions and regulatory compliance is essential for revolutionizing healthcare - ethically and securely. Full Article Here Riding the wave: finance revolution through digitization - major financial institutions are embracing blockchain technology in order to digitize assets, with players such as HSBC, Euroclear, Deutsche Bank and the London Stock Exchange Group leading the charge; and this shift promises enhanced efficiency, cost reduction and improved accessibility in finance. Meanwhile, Elon Musk's ambitious “superApp” aims to revolutionize banking as the World Bank explores blockchain for infrastructure projects, so signalling broader adoption beyond traditional finance. Full Article Here The future of enterprise technology in an emergent and unsupervised world - how will the emerging technologies highlighted in "Unsupervised", by Daniel Doll Steinberg, reshape the future of enterprise technology? As traditional systems resist change, what challenges and opportunities arise in embracing these innovations? And how can proactive supervision and adaptation pave the way for harnessing the transformative potential of AI, quantum data, advanced communications and blockchain in enterprise settings? Full Article Here

Duration:00:31:08