Many tech giants have begun preparing for Europe’s new data privacy rules, more formally known as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The plan, equipped with 99 different articles, was generated back in 2016 and is set to begin May 25th, 2018. These new regulations were created to protect EU’s “fundamental rights and freedoms of natural persons and in particular their right to the protection of personal data.” Because there are differences in data privacy between the US and the EU, America’s tech giants made changes to their products when they heard the news.
Over the last year, blockchain has evolved from an ambiguous concept in cryptocurrency circles into a predominant corporate tool for “disrupting” entire industries. Companies such as Google and Goldman Sachs are amongst some of the top investors in blockchain. But what is blockchain exactly and why is it so hot in the business world?… read more