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Digital identity is the future, US Congressman Bill Foster says

Speaking at the online launch event for the Global Digital Asset & Cryptocurrency Association, a Chicago-based group focused on regulatory clarity and industry security, U.S. Representative Bill Foster explained the importance of a “secure digital identity.”  “You can have the most rock-solid cryptographic guarantees of a blockchain or equivalent and it doesn’t do you any good …

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Console options without disc drives could be GameStop’s final death knell

Enlarge / Seems like an extreme reaction to buying a console without a disc drive, but OK… The latest quarterly earnings report from GameStop doesn’t show much sign of a turnaround for the long-troubled game retailer. Sales were down 26.7 percent year over year for the April through June quarter. Even accounting for permanent store …

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South Koreans can now store their driving license on their smartphones

SK Telecom We use our smartphones for pretty much everything these days, so why not add official identification to the mix? That’s what three telcos in South Korea have done, leveraging an existing authentication app to create digital drivers’ licenses that can be used to purchase age-restricted products in convenience stores. SK Telecom, KT and …

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