How Estonia has Become the Digital Nation

Estonia is a small nation of just over a million people with a reputation as a global leader in e-government. Citizens of Estonia enjoy a streamlined experience across their digital interactions with the state. The “e-Estonia” narrative has driven Europe’s most efficient and effective digital public service, putting it in the driving seat of the European Commission’s digital single market, and sustaining Estonia’s tech start-ups at home, and its international growth aspirations.

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Blockchain 101: Part 2

In my previous article Blockchain 101 (part 1) I introduced some of the fundamental concepts of bitcoin.  I ended by promising a follow up post where I would come back and explain proof of work, and this is it!  To recap, I am focusing on Bitcoin in this post to keep things simple.  Proof of work is the way that Bitcoin does things but other blockchain use other systems such as proof of stake or proof of authority...

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Blockchain 101: Part 1

Since starting at Wallet.Services I have learned a fair bit about blockchain but I still find it difficult to explain it to other people!  This is partly because it is such a massive subject which can be approached from many different angles.  So, I thought I would write this post to organise my understanding of blockchain fundamentals and hopefully help a few of you who are trying to get their first bite of the blockchain learning apple...

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Highlights from Mobile World Congress 2018

Mobile World Congress welcomes over 100,000 attendees over four days to the beautiful city of Barcelona, to showcase the newest and most exciting mobile applications.

Wallet.Services was lucky enough to attend as part of the Scottish Development International delegation, alongside other top Scottish tech companies.

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Distributed Ledger Technologies: The Next Big Digital Transformation?

Even in this age of digital transformation (DT), protecting assets across organisational boundaries, establishing and verifying identities, chronicling events, and guiding interactions between individuals, communities, organisations and nations, usually happens offline. Blockchain is a decentralized software protocol for managing a shared dataset. Enabled by a public distributed ledger system, it allows the tracking and recording of assets and transactions without the presence of a central trust authority or intermediary.

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