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PayPal Expands Xoom, Launches Blockchain Startup in Europe

July 18, 2019

After receiving investments from PayPal, Flourish, and Omidyar Network earlier this year, Cambridge Blockchain has announced it will deliver the future of digital identity for Europe and beyond, shares CEO and co-founder Matthew Commons.

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Announcing the Release of the MOSIP Codebase on Github

July 16, 2019

Omidyar Network investee IIIT-Bangalore announces the release of code for a Modular, Open-Source Identity Platform that government and private-sector developers can use and build upon to issue foundational IDs.

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LuxTrust and Cambridge Blockchain Announce Private Beta for Privacy-Protecting Identity Platform

July 16, 2019

LuxTrust S.A. and Cambridge Blockchain Inc.,announced the private beta-testing phase for privacy-protecting European identity platform IDKEEP.

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The American Geographical Society Selected to Lead Global Conversation on the Ethical Dimensions of New Geospatial Data and Technologies

The American Geographical Society (AGS) has been awarded a grant by Omidyar Network to launch a world-wide conversation on the ethics of geospatial technologies.

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How Omidyar Network Aims to Reimagine Capitalism

Mike Kubzansky shares insights about our refreshed strategy in a recent interview with The Business of Giving.

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Creating Good Digital Identities in Africa

June 21, 2019

Omidyar Network’s Thea Anderson speaks with CNBC Africa about the need for and pathway to Good ID.

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Omidyar Network’s Magdi Amin on Creating Good Digital IDs to Drive Africa’s Growth

June 19, 2019

Omidyar Network’s Magdi Amin speaks with CNBC Africa about the need for and pathway to Good ID.

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WeRobotics Launches $235,000 Challenge to Solve Social Issues through Drone Data

June 19, 2019

WeRobotics, an organization focused on accelerating the positive impact of robotics solutions through local expertise, today launched the Unusual Solvers Competition to advance the “drones for good” movement globally.

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Mike Kubzansky Shares Insights with The Business of Giving

June 18, 2019

Mike Kubzansky shares insights about our refreshed strategy and Beneficial Tech work in a recent interview with The Business of Giving.    Listen here.

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Rethinking How and Why We Make Technology

June 10, 2019

Doteveryone founder Martha Lane Fox says that tech needs to be more focused on improving lives and saving the planet.

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Responsible Tech Takes Center Stage at Code 2019

Anamitra Deb and Kana Hammon share insights from Code Conference 2019, where the focus was on responsible tech.

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Five Surprisingly Consequential Decisions Governments Make About Digital Identity

June 18, 2019

This week, leaders from 95 countries have traveled to Johannesburg, South Africa to attend the ID4Africa annual meeting and learn more about the rapidly growing d

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Congress Must Go Further to Rein In Big Tech

June 10, 2019

Anamitra Deb and Gus Rossi share insights on regulating tech giants as the era of self-governance comes to a close.

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