Using the digital currency could help more Salvadorians access financial services, but concerns about environmental impact and transparency remain.
Microsoft for Startups’ virtual conference ‘Highway to 100 Unicorns’ will provide those engaged in the Middle East’s start-up ecosystem an invaluable opportunity to connect with some of the sector’s leading figures.
Tech companies have joined forces on a new taskforce to lobby the government for immediate action to resolve the growing skills shortage.
G7 countries have agreed to the principle of taxing multinationals where they operate, but the question of how Big Tech will be taxed is still far from settled.
The EU's plans for a bloc-wide digital ID scheme could be great for businesses and consumers, but may fall down on privacy and security.
A strategic partnership between Abu Dhabi Investment Office and Microsoft for Startups promises to attract, support and empower B2B tech entrepreneurs from across the region.
UK spies intercepting online communications was unlawful, a European court has ruled. Perversely, this might help the government do a data deal with the EU.
The future of data transfers between the UK and Europe is likely to be a contentious subject for some time to come.
Countries including Turkey, Nigeria and Vietnam have restricted or banned cryptocurrencies. Will the US be next?
The likes of Uber and Lyft could soon face greater regulation in the US, but they are unlikely to accept it without a fight.
The Baltic state is digital in all things – except authenticating applicants to its pioneering e-Residency programme, which so far must be done in person, government CIO Siim Sikkut tells Tech Monitor.
The EU's probe into the rules governing the Apple App Store could have big implications for the company and other so-called 'digital gatekeepers'.
China's central bank digital currency, the digital yuan, could one day offer an alternative to the dollarised global financial system.