November 5, 2019

Blockchain and cybersecurity — an Islamic perspective

The high level of dependency on the internet and the significant increase of exposure of critical parts of our lives — social media platforms, smart TVs, […]
November 5, 2019

Blockchain combats tax evasion

A taxation system has a direct impact on the social and economic activities of nations. It is core to the social contract and represents a powerful […]
September 1, 2019

Why Are Crypto Exchanges Hacked So Often?

The anatomy of attacking a crypto exchange There is a famous quote associated with Willie Sutton, a famous 20th century American bank robber. When he was […]
July 18, 2019

Fintech Revolution

At a recent UN meeting, CHRIS SKINNER, author and commentator from the United Kingdom, said less than one third of people around the world now have […]
July 10, 2019

Mobile banking to overtake branch visits in two years

The act of physically visiting your branch is quickly heading in the same direction as the chequebook. Mobile banking is set to be more popular than […]
July 1, 2019

Five steps to achieving the Amazon effect within financial services

Digital disruption is a reality in the banking industry just like it is in other industries. From new competition to heightened customer expectations, banks are becoming […]
May 9, 2019

Successful Financial Inclusion requires Policy & Regulatory Framework

The emergence of a digital economy, the globalization of data and information, rising inequality and increased migration flows are powerful global forces reshaping the world, creating […]
May 8, 2019

Could the next driver of blockchain adoption be central bank backed digital cash?

The Financial Times reported that the IMF, (International Monetary Fund) and the World Bank, are launching a “Learning Coin” on a private blockchain to gain a […]
May 8, 2019

Convergence of blockchain and Islamic Finance

Blockchain is often thought of as a hyped-up technology. While AMER YAGHI is not going to debate this argument, he opines that there is without a […]
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