IBM's Blockchain 'Cross-Border' Payments Initiative With Silicon Valley Firm To Drive Efficiencies
While it is currently live in the Pacific Island region, the solution is designed to be global and moving in that direction, with IBM continuing to...
Blockchain Startup Digital Asset Raises $40 Million
The startup is funded by some of the world's largest banks.
Until Robots Destroy Us All (!), 'AIM' High With AI Marketing
For startups looking to enhance their viability, AI presents lucrative opportunities. Want to get started?
The Stack, 10/16/17
Why we are underestimating the impact of automation and AI
Azeem Azhar discusses how AI can deliver real value for businesses and considers the risks related to the emerging technology
IBM is using the blockchain to speed up and simplify cross-border payments
The blockchain has long been seen as a method to quicken (and cheapen) cross-borders payments, and now that movement -- which includes a number of ...
Accenture Announces New Head of Blockchain Innovation
Accenture has hired Iliana Oris Valiente as managing director and global blockchain innovation lead for its emerging technology group.
The New Yorker, 10/16/17
Welcoming Our New Robot Overlords
Once, robots assisted human workers. Now it’s the other way around.
Venture Beat, 10/15/17
Bots are becoming highly skilled assistants in physical therapy
Within the last decade, we’ve seen incredible progress in the fields of robotics and artificial intelligence. Innovators have been seeking out way...
Venture Beat, 10/15/17
Voice and facial recognition could help AI surpass humans in emotional intelligence
I've spent a number of years studying artificial intelligence, and, until recently, I believed emotional intelligence would remain one of the core ...
Russia may soon issue its own official blockchain-based currency, the CryptoRuble
Russia will issue its own official cryptocurrency, the CryptoRuble, capping months of speculation about the country's approach to the technology. W...
Cisco to digitize seven kitchens of Akshaya Patra foundation
Digitization of Akshaya Patra operations will help extend the program to over 28,500 students every day.
ADGM and YES Bank sign fintech co-operation pact; B-Hive opens in NY
Having clinched a host of fintech cross-border agreements with regulatory agencies across the world, Abu Dhabi Global Markets is now turning its at...
Big-Name Backers Pump $324 Million Into B2B FinTech
B2B FinTech saw one of its most stellar funding weeks in a while, led, of course, by the high-profile Bill.com investment. But that wasn’t the only...
Crowdfund Insider, 10/13/17
Fintech Startup Zazu Launches Seedrs Initiative to Build Digital-Only Bank in Africa
UK-based fintech startup Zazu has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise £150,000 as it prepares to launch its new digital-onl...
Business Wire, 10/13/17
AI in Fintech Market by Component, Application Area, and Region - Global Forecast to 2022 - Research and Markets
The "AI in Fintech Market - Global Forecast to 2022" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. The global AI in Fintech marke
The Merkle, 10/13/17
Spice VC Combines Venture Capital With Blockchain Technology
Blockchain technology can be used in many different ways to serve any purpose one can think of. Until this point, no venture capital firm has itsel...
Google’s learning software learns to write learning software
Google’s researchers have taught machine-learning software to build machine-learning software, in a project called AutoML.
HealthTech Startup Accelerator Philips HealthWorks Reveals 4 Startups From Its Second Cohort
Philips HealthWorks, the healthtech accelerator programme by Dutch technology company Philips, held its first Breakthrough Day in Bengaluru
How artificial intelligence is becoming a key weapon in the cyber security war
With ransomware being one of the leading cyber security threats to Australians, you don’t need to have been a victim to understand that cybersecuri...
Berks couple donate $2M to Penn State Health robotic surgery program
Philanthropists Ray and Carole Neag of Wyomissing donated $2 million to expand Penn State Health St. Joseph’s robotic surgery program in Berks Coun...
The Economic Times, 10/13/17
India's first Fintech Forum will help weather market storm
Financial technology firms, banks and finance firms, bourses, regulatory and government agencies, market intermediaries and support entities like l...
Six Useful Tips For Nonprofits To Keep Marketing Automation Personal
Saving your organization a ton of time shouldn't prevent its marketing automation from delivering a high-touch experience.
PharmaPhorum , 10/13/17
Digital health round-up: the health-tech convergence puzzle
As the FDA selects a mix of nine firms for its Pre-Cert Program, how many pieces are left to the health-tech convergence puzzle?
Security Intelligence , 10/13/17
Is My Fitness Band Protected? An Exercise in IoT Security
Connected devices such as fitness bands hold the potential to revolutionize daily life, but they also pose IoT security risks.
Robotics For The Rest Of Us - UK Entrepreneur Launches Niche Crowdfunding Site
Robotics has been identified by the UK government as one of eight key technology sectors and significant support is available to early stage busine...
The Guardian, 10/12/17
'Sophia' the robot tells UN: 'I am here to help humanity create the future' – video
'Sophia' the life-size robot invites a United Nations audience to 'check out' her new hands and explains she is a year-and-a-half old, can see peo...
Latest trends in securing employee identity
The threats are pervasive. The need for action is clear. CEOs and board members must manage cybersecurity risks through proactive engagement.
E-reader innovation has stalled
Next month marks 10 years since the first Kindle debuted. It’s a virtual lifetime in consumer electronics terms, but compared to its mobile brethre...
Google Has Made a Mess of Robotics
Its scattered, ambiguous, frequently abandoned objectives for its string of big acquisitions has hurt the whole field.
MarTech Series, 10/12/17
Trusona Brings Identity Authentication without Passwords to EMEA
Identity Authentication Leader Appoints Seasoned Technology Executive and Opens UK Headquarters Trusona, the leading solution in #NoPasswords ident...
The Orange County Register, 10/12/17
Innovation to save money, water and power
Technology has changed how we shop, travel, watch television and communicate. Yet, for all the sectors embracing technology, government can sometim...
The Motley Fool, 10/12/17
The No. 1 Thing to Look for When Investing in Artificial Intelligence
The more of it a company has, the better the company's prospects are likely to be.
The Next Web, 10/12/17
AI is saving doctors time – and patients’ lives
Thanks to AI, doctors can provide better diagnoses and treatments with less time and effort - making healthcare much more efficient.
The Signal, 10/12/17
Small business technology and innovation bill passes House
A small business-focused bill passed through the House of Representatives on Wednesday. In author Steve Knight’s effort to maintain fair competi...
Professional Services Automation Market Worth 1,244.8 Million USD by 2022
PUNE, India, Oct 12, 2017 (PR Newswire Europe via COMTEX) -- PUNE, India, October 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
A New Company Allows You to Monetize Your Genetic Data
This startup is building a marketplace for genetic data.
The Next Web, 10/12/17
Crypto-mining with renewable energy: the solution for Blockchain’s carbon footprint
Crypto-mining is a terribly energy-intensive process. The good news, though, is this is driving some crypto-miners to use clean energy.