The report gives an overview of expert discussions on trends in the use of digital transaction platforms and cryptocurrencies, and the implications for the wider economic, financial and social landscape.
Advances in digital technology can connect businesses and consumers, develop new and niche markets, and commodify new activities. As the exchange of goods and services evolves, what are the societal impacts?
As the U.S. Treasury Department and its partners have denied terrorists access to the international financial system, new digital currencies could become an attractive alternative. They could be used for money laundering or to pay the personnel and vendors that keep the terrorist machine running.
By default, browsers generally are set to automatically allow online tracking, but there may be a better way to make sure consumers decide whether or not they want to allow advertisers to sniff at their digital footprints, writes Steven Isley.
The RAND Corporation announced today that it has revised the suggested retail pricing on all RAND e-books to $9.95 each. RAND e-books are available through a wide variety of wholesale and retail partners.
The United States will continue to lead the information technology revolution for years to come because U.S. businesses are focused on innovation, Americans readily accept change, and the U.S. government provides an environment hospitable to IT business development, a RAND report issued today predicts.
Outlines the first steps in an emerging international dialogue on the promise and potential problems of cyberspace as an economic environment. Part of an international undertaking to examine financial crime concerns.
This article discusses the impact of the revolution in electronic commerce ("e-commerce") at three social levels: consumers, firms, and nations. At the consumer level, the technology tends to have a magnifying effect: realizing the retail potential f...
Considers where the Department of Defense (DOD) should focus its limited resources to implement this powerful new capability, Electronic data interchange (EDI), in ways that will enhance its effectiveness ...