CIODive , 07/24/17
4 innovative uses of blockchain in the enterprise
Experts say there's huge potential for blockchain in the enterprise, but how are organizations using it?
The Denver Post, 07/24/17
Why your WiFi feels so slow sometimes
For some, that might sound counterintuitive. After all, WiFi connects you to your home Internet – which you’d think would be plenty fast. So, why d...
The New York Times, 07/24/17
Fintech 'Lingo' Explained
Insurance Age, 07/24/17
InsurTech Futures: Risk v Reward – how brokers can get the most from InsurTech
CMS partner Ian Stevens discusses opportunities and legal obligations for brokers in InsurTech.
Digital Trends, 07/24/17
Tech is making life in Barcelona better, even if you don’t know it’s there
Barcelona doesn’t just want to dazzle techies with its smart-city technology; it wants to help every citizen, young and old, live better.
Venture Beat, 07/23/17
AI is impacting you more than you realize
In today’s age of flying cars, robots, and Elon Musk, if you haven’t heard of artificial intelligence (AI) or machine learning (ML) then you must b...
Venture Beat, 07/23/17
14 ways AI will impact the education sector
There have been a lot of digital “next big things” in education over the years -- everything from the Apple IIe to online learning. The latest is a...
National Review, 07/23/17
Automation: This Byte’s For You
Writing for City Journal, Mark Mills warns that the robots (to use the shorthand) will be gnawing their way far higher up the food chain than we ha...
The Huffington Post, 07/23/17
How AI will make corporations more humane and super-linearly innovative (Part II)
Fast-innovating startups are too small and slow-innovating corporates too big. When startups grow they become like big corporates; their innovation...
The Denver Post, 07/23/17
At a global robotics competition, teens put aside grown-up conflicts to form alliances
As six robots battled it out on the floor of the DAR Constitution Hall’s auditorium during the FIRST Global Challenge competition Tuesday afternoon...
IOT Sparking A New Wave Of Analytics-Driven Innovation
25% of senior business leaders report their organization’s use of IoT sparked a new wave of innovation thanks to data that gave them better insight...
Xiaomi's Chen Sees Problems in China's Fintech Sector
Xiaomi Head of Consumer Lending Shea Chen discusses his outlook for China's fintech industry. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia." (Source: Blo...
Helping students transition from the laboratory to robotics startup
A student at Monday’s TC Sessions: Robotics event in Cambridge asked me “How do I launch a successful startup?” I explained that I might not be the..
Retail Innovation: Cure For The Retail Apocalypse
The answer to retail apocalypse is for retailers to invest strategically in innovative digitally-native startups.
Hashed Health Blockchain Consortium Expands With New Member
A blockchain consortium focused on healthcare and led by startup Hashed Health has attracted a notable new member.
Experts Want Robots to Have an “Ethical Black Box” That Explains Their Decision-Making
Scientists and robotics experts are arguing robots should be fitted with an “ethical black box" that would track their decisions and enable investi...
Nissan ProPilot Assist Preview - It's Automated But Not Self-Driving
Nissan's second generation Leaf will feature semi-automated ProPilot Assist, but Nissan wants you to know it's not self-driving
Is your organization ready for automation deployment?
Organizations will face a culture change as they move to adopt more advanced network configuration and prepare for automation deployment.
Insurance Age, 07/21/17
InsurTech Futures: Brokers urged not to sit on the side-lines
Experts say there is already potential for significant disruption by InsurTech in the personal lines market.
Fintech startup Klarna taps Permira for around $250M at $2.5B valuation
Klarna, the Swedish startup that works with e-commerce businesses and retailers to provide financing and other payment services, today announced th...
Google’s Newest AI is Turning Street View Images into Landscape Art
Google engineers have created an AI that is capable of turning Google Street View images into professional-quality artistic portraits
How BMW And Parkmobile Are Using Big Data And IoT To Change The Way We Park Our Cars
As our cars and our cities are getting smarter it offers opportunities for automation and innovation. Here we look at how BMW, in collaboration wit...
Watch all of the panels from TC Sessions: Robotics right here
The robotics industry is at an important crossroads. We were honored to host many of the greatest minds in the field as industry and university lea...
Venture Beat, 07/21/17
3 lessons from Tezos’ record-setting blockchain fundraise
Last week, blockchain startup Tezos pulled in a record-breaking initial coin offering (ICO) of about $232 million in a frenetic 13-day fundraise.
How Artificial Intelligence Is Helping Retailers Bridge The Gap Between Online And Offline Data
Even if retailers aren’t ready or willing to embrace humanless stores, technologies and data platforms will go a long way toward helping retailers ...
How To Create A Culture Of Innovation And Learning
If leaders expect to keep up with the range of pressures they face today from competition and customer expectations, they must create organizationa...
Fintech's Wealthy Elder Statesmen
Payments companies look pretty expensive.
The CoinTelegraph, 07/21/17
AICoin Promises Investors Artificial Intelligence Support For Trade in Top Cryptos
In a surprise move, a dedicated trading and investment altcoin has begun its ICO promising gains through artificial intelligence.
Harvard Business Review, 07/20/17
How AI Is Already Changing Business
Erik Brynjolfsson, MIT Sloan School professor, explains how rapid advances in machine learning are presenting new opportunities for businesses. He ...
D-ID’s tech protects your privacy by confounding face recognition algorithms
Unless you literally wear a mask all the time, it is almost impossible to completely avoid cameras and face recognition technology. Not only is thi...
Insurance Business, 07/20/17
Starr Companies partners with insurtech company to develop online products
It is hoped that partnership will boost SMEs via the online channel
Starr Companies Partners with Insuretech Startup CoverWallet
Starr Companies today announced a partnership with CoverWallet to develop new insurance products optimized for the online channel. Headquartered in...
Zego raises £1M to give gig-economy drivers a pay-as-you-go insurance platform
The gig economy, as we know, is big and just getting bigger. But companies like Uber and Deliveroo have a huge problem and it’s called insurance. H...
The CoinTelegraph, 07/20/17
Blockchain for Taxation?
Can blockchain technology provide solutions for taxation problems?
How AI Is Reshaping The Accounting Industry
Different from the times when cloud technology was unknown territory for most accounting professionals, the industry players are now fully adapted ...
The CoinTelegraph, 07/20/17
Gavin Wood Helps Launch Blockchain Food Tracking Startup
Blockchain food tracking startup Ambrosus will run an ICO following its launch with Ethereum co-founder Gavin Wood.
Business Insurance, 07/20/17
Insurtech funding soars in second quarter
Insurtech funding surged to $985 million in the second quarter, a 248% increase over the first quarter fueled by a spike in transactions and big in...
Artificial Intelligence And The Overwhelming Question Of Human Rights
Does artificial intelligence pose a threat to human rights? Or do humans threaten the objective rights of the sentient robot? As technology grows t...
Apple launches machine learning research site
Apple just launched a blog focused on machine learning research papers and sharing the company’s findings. The Apple Machine Learning Journal is a ...
How This New Innovation Could Be The Sliced Bread Of Solar Industry
Rayton Solar has developed a process for using particle accelerators to slice silicon, allowing for a dramatic reduction in silicon waste and an in...
What The Edge Cloud Means For The Future Of IoT
IT operators are trending in the direction of maintaining a more diversified, resilient environment.
Franklin Robotics’ Tertill wins the pitch-off at TC Sessions: Robotics
We're pleased to report that a so-called Roomba for weeds, Franklin Robotics' Tertill, won the TC Sessions: Robotics pitch-off. Because if there's ...
The CoinTelegraph, 07/19/17
How Blockchain Can Solve Real Estate Inefficiencies
Blockchain is bringing free listing and search in the real estate industry. Check this on the pre-alpha of REX.
Crowdfund Insider, 07/19/17
Oleg Boyko’s Finstar Will Invest $150 Million into Fintech
Finstar Financial Group has announced it will dedicate $150 million into Fintech startups over the next five years. Finstar is a private equity fou...
Building a Blockchain Strategy? Deloitte's CTO Has Advice For You
CoinDesk goes in-depth with the CTO of professional services giant Deloitte to discover new details about its global blockchain strategy.
Banks May Face Kodak-Style Obsolescence in 5 Years, Jenkins Says
Banks could face a “Kodak moment” where they approach obsolescence in five to 15 years at the hands of new financial-technology companies, accordin...
Four robot demos you missed at TC Sessions: Robotics
TC Sessions: Robotics featured robots for as far as the eye could see, and several took the stage for special demonstrations. We were honored to pl...
Here’s what robotics investors say they’re looking for in startup pitches
Robotics investing has taken off in recent years. We sat down with top robotics investors Josh Wolfe of Lux Capital, Helen Zelman Boniske of Lemnos...
Business Insider , 07/19/17
A startup founded by ex-Deliveroo employees thinks it has solved a costly problem for couriers
Things aren't 'fit for purpose' for UberEats and Deliveroo couriers right now.