Precision Ag, 06/24/19
Precision Agriculture is Evolving – Here’s How We Can Grow With It
Nestled in the Red River Valley, one of the country’s richest agriculture areas, Fargo, ND, has been building …
Jumping To A New Curve: Automate Past The Status Quo
Today’s cyber environment – where the attackers hold the upper hand — requires organizations’ security operations to take a different approach with...
AIThority , 06/24/19
Latest Acquisition: DataRobot Ushers into New Enterprise AI Horizon with ParallelM
Enterprise AI and automated ML solutions leader, DataRobot, has signed off on a deal to acquire ParallelM.
The Guardian , 06/24/19
Femtech flourishing: how women-led health technology is changing the sector for good
From kegels apps to feminist chatbots, digital solutions led by women aim to improve periods, pregnancy and mental health
Facebook Recruits Blockchain Program Manager
Facebook is reportedly seeking “to hire a finance program manager in blockchain,” according to a new job posting. The move comes amid the social me...
MIT Technology Review , 06/21/19
Carbon farming is the hot (and overhyped) tool to fight climate change
Using farms to capture and store more carbon in soil is becoming trendy, but the science is still not settled on how much it can help to address cl...
Digital Identity Is The Key To CX
How to deliver highly-personalized customer experiences while still protecting personal information.
The Wall Street Journal, 06/21/19
The Economic Value of Digital Identity
In a world that’s increasingly governed by digital transactions and data, our methods for managing digital identities, security and privacy are pro...
The Power, and Limits, of Artificial Intelligence
AI is very good at certain specific tasks. But we're still a long way from intelligence that switches tasks as easily as a person.
North Queensland Register, 06/20/19
AgFronteir agtech incubator kicks off
The AgFronteir agtech incubator has inducted its first group of innovators.
Los Angeles Times , 06/20/19
Trump 5G push could hamper forecasting of deadly California storms
Some forecasters say the push for 5G could hurt weather forecasts by selling off bandwidth used to monitor hurricanes, atmospheric rivers and other...
The Wall Street Journal, 06/20/19
5G Push Slowed by Squabbles Over ‘Sweet Spot’ of U.S. Airwaves
U.S. wireless companies’ limited access to some of the nation’s most valuable airwaves threatens to slow down their plans to build faster 5G networks.
iRobot acquires education startup, Root Robotics
In a bid to expand its educational offerings, iRobot has acquired local Massachusetts-based startup, Root Robotics. The company is the creator of t...
5G phones and your health: What you need to know
The rollout of 5G using super high-frequency radio airwaves has ignited old fears about cellphone radiation risks. Here’s what you need to know.
Information Age, 06/20/19
The trouble with enterprise IoT and its identity management problem
Businesses use IoT devices to drive efficiency but there's one area where enterprise IoT falls short — identity management
Facebook Unleashes Software to Make Programming Robots Easy
PyRobot could simplify the way researchers program their machines, and could even make it easier for non-robotics types to jump into the field.
Data Center Knowledge , 06/20/19
How Edge Computing Implementations Will Change Past Perceptions
Major tech companies see edge data centers as a way to protect their entire IT infrastructure.
Business Insider, 06/20/19
Xiaomi’s $725 million investment will strengthen its IoT play
Xiaomi is investing 5 billion yuan ($725 million) over the next three years to further build out its retail network and reach more consumers.
Virgin Money South Africa plans bank account, expansion for fintech app
Virgin Money South Africa will launch a zero monthly fee bank account and cheap ...
Phys.org , 06/19/19
In his remit: African fintech entrepreneur helps migrants move money
The money transfer business is personal for Ismail Ahmed. It was cash wired by his family that allowed him to make the final leg of his journey fro...
Tech in Asia, 06/19/19
AI-driven mental health app raises $2m in pre-series A round led by Pi Ventures
U.S. News , 06/19/19
Job Automation Brings New Co-Workers: Office Bots
Robotic process automation is changing office work but may not mean more jobs lost to automation.
Tally’s Jason Brown on fintech’s first debt roboadvisor and an automated financial future Gregg Schoenberg@GSchoenberg / 1 day ago
Yesterday, Tally, the startup looking to automate consumers financial lives, announced it had raised a $50 million Series C round led by Andreessen...
Intelligent Insurer, 06/19/19
Aon partners with insurtech Hi Marley for AI-powered platform
Re/insurance broker Aon has formed a strategic alliance with insurtech firm Hi Marley to improve insurers’ customer engagement through an artificia...
How Smart Homes Became Automated Offices (Part One Of Two)
Smart home devices are virtually ubiquitous in homes now, and the high level of automation they can bring is now moving commercial buildings as wel...
Smart Industry , 06/19/19
Rockwell Automation opens Electric Vehicle Innovation Center
Aims to help automakers start and improve their EV production.
Business Chief , 06/19/19
Fintech automation startup Tally raises $50mn in Series C funding round
Tally will use the $50mn from its latest funding round to continue developing its automated consumer finance platform
PR Newswire, 06/19/19
Workato Recognizes A New Generation Of Enterprise Automation Innovators
SAN FRANCISCO, June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Workato, the leading intelligent integration and automation platform, announced today the winners of i...
Intelligent Insurer, 06/19/19
Pay-as-you go insurtech Zego raises $42 million to fund European expansion
London-based insurtech Zego, a provider of pay-as-you-go insurance for drivers and riders who work flexibly with their own vehicles, has raised $42...
Why Data Is The Achilles' Heel For Enterprise AI Adoption
There are three factors that could worsen this current situation, and they warrant the industry to revisit the current approaches:
MIT News, 06/19/19
From one brain scan, more information for medical artificial intelligence
System helps machine-learning models glean training information for diagnosing and treating brain conditions.
Block.One Pays $30M for New Blockchain-Powered Social Media Platform’s Domain Name
Eos developer Block.one has paid $30 million in cash to purchase the voice.com domain name for its new blockchain-based social media.
Security Intelligence , 06/19/19
IoT Security and the Enterprise: A Practical Primer
IoT security is now a hot topic, but beyond the hype and hyperbole, how can enterprises effectively secure connected networks and safeguard IoT dev...
Biometric Update , 06/19/19
Opportunities and risks of biometrics and digital identity in focus on day 2 of ID4Africa 2019
The second day of ID4Africa 2019 featured 16 informational tracks delving into a range of issues related to this year’s theme of “identity ecosyste...
AgriLife Today , 06/19/19
AgriLife Research engineer uses drones to introduce youth to agriculture, technology careers
AMARILLO – In an effort to excite youth about agricultural research, Dr. Brent Auvermann and his team recently took their unmanned aerial vehicles,...
Venture Beat, 06/19/19
How Qualcomm is ushering in the age of edge computing
As the cloud computing age approaches an end, developers are seeing the major benefits of moving from centralized computing processes to decentrali...
Health IT Analytics , 06/19/19
Google, Sanofi to Use Deep Learning for Healthcare Innovation
Google and Sanofi will partner to launch a virtual Healthcare Innovation Lab, which will serve to use deep learning to transform the delivery of me...
Reinsurance News, 06/19/19
Blockchain insurtech ChainThat joins the BMA’s Innovation Hub
ChainThat, a specialist provider of blockchain solutions for the re/insurance industry, has been approved as the first company to join the Bermuda
Pragmatic Robotics: How Will Robots Really Influence The Workplace?
Robots hold a lot of promise if manufacturers design them with the right goals in mind -- but there are still challenges to overcome.
Venture Beat, 06/19/19
Endor Wins Insurtech Innovation Challenge, Lands MetLife Korea Contract
Press Release Predictive analytics platform Endor is proud to announce that it has been selected as the winning product of the MetLife ...
Solutions Review , 06/19/19
How to Learn More About Secure Identity Infrastructure
A recurring theme appears in our writings on identity and access management; above all, you can’t think of identity as just another part of your ne...
Blockchain Firm Algorand Raises $60 Million in New Token Sale
Blockchain company Algorand has raised over $60 million in a token sale on financial services platform CoinList.
Iot For All, 06/19/19
Smart City Data: Digital Identity Meets Critical Infrastructure
Tying our (digital) identities to IoT devices creates a critical smart city infrastructure complicates data privacy and security.
Crowdfund Insider, 06/19/19
PINTEC Announces Expansion of Partnership With Insurtech 1an For Overseas Accident Insurance Package
Chinese fintech Pintec Technology Holdings Limited (PINTEC) announced on Wednesday it has extended its partnership with 1an.com, an insurtech comp...