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GDPR: managing consent with the blockchain?

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Blockchain and GDPR: two of the most-discussed keywords in the digital sector in recent months and years. At Télécom SudParis, Maryline Laurent has decided to bring the two together. Her research focuses on using the blockchain to manage consent to personal data processing.   The GDPR has come into force …

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Can we trust blockchains?

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Maryline Laurent, Télécom SudParis – Institut Mines-Télécom, Université Paris-Saclay Blockchains were initially presented as a very innovative technology with great promise in terms of trust. But is this really the case? Recent events, such as the hacking of the Parity wallet ($30 million US) or the Tether firm ($31 million …

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HyBlockArch: hybridizing the blockchain for the industry of the future

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Within the framework of the German-French Academy for the Industry of the Future, a partnership between IMT and Technische Universität München (TUM), the HyBlockArch project examines the future of the blockchain. This project aims to adapt this technology to an industrial scale to create a powerful tool for companies. To …

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Introducing BART, the Blockchain’s French Scientific Alliance

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Four research institutions, including Télécom ParisTech and Télécom SudParis, are embarking on a joint research initiative focused on the blockchain. Along with INRIA and the Institute for Technological Research (IRT) SystemX, this scientific task force will take on the challenge of integrating the blockchain into industrial processes. The six focus …

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With Ledgys, blockchain becomes a tangible reality

ledgys, blockchain, vivatechnology

Winner of the blockchain BNP jury prize at VivaTechnology last year, Ledgys hopes to reaffirm its relevance once more this year. From June 15 to 17, 2017, the company will be attending the event again to present its Ownest application. The application is aimed at both businesses and consumers, offering …

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Is blockchain the ultimate technology of trust?

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This article is part of our series on trust, published on the occasion of the release of the Fondation Mines-Télécom booklet: “The new balances of trust: between algorithms and social contract.” Due to its decentralized nature, blockchain technology is fueling hopes of developing a robust trust system between economic stakeholders. But …

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The bitcoin and blockchain: energy hogs

Bitcoin, blockchain, Michel Berne, Fabrice Flipo

By Fabrice Flipo and Michel Berne, researchers at Télécom École de Management. Editorial originally published in French in The Conversation France _______________________________________________________________________________________   The digital world still lives under the illusion that it is intangible. As governments gathered in Paris at COP21, pledging to reduce their carbon emissions to keep …

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What is a Blockchain?

Blockchain, Patrick Waelbroeck, Télécom ParisTech

Blockchains are hard to describe. They can be presented as online databases. But what makes them so special? These digital ledgers are impossible to falsify, since they are secured through a collaborative process. Each individual’s participation is motivated by compensation in the form of electronic currency. But what are blockchains …

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Digital technologies: three major categories of risks

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Lamiae Benhayoun, Institut Mines-Télécom Business School and Imed Boughzala, Institut Mines-Télécom Business School To respond to an environment of technological disruption, companies are increasingly taking steps toward digital transformation or digitalization, with spending on such efforts expected to be USD 2 trillion in 2022. Digitalization reflects a profound, intentional restructuring …

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AiiNTENSE: AI for intensive care units

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The start-up AiiNTENSE was incubated at IMT Starter and develops decision support tools for healthcare with the aim of advising intensive care personnel on the most appropriate therapeutic procedures. To this end, the start-up is developing a data platform of all diseases and conditions, which it has made available to …

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