The Financial, 07/24/17
Africa poised to become digital insurance leader
The FINANCIAL, Business News & Multimedia, Global brands, Investments and Personal Finance. Regional focus: United States, Georgia, Ukraine, Turkey...
CBS News, 07/24/17
Why investors are betting on this cybersecurity stock
As cyber attacks surge, Wall Street sees opportunities for Symantec and its growing business, government and consumer markets
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.
The CoinTelegraph, 07/24/17
Ethereum Market: How to Make Blockchain Work Better For e-Commerce
The remedy that Blockchain brings to key problems in the growing e-commerce sector will make it indispensable in coming years.
The Huffington Post, 07/24/17
Connecting Innovation Ecosystems with “Digital”
Sonita Lontoh of Siemens Digital Grid shares perspectives on Digital Innovation at a Global Congress in Asia, opened by 44th U.S. President Barack ...
Crowdfund Insider, 07/24/17
Plug and Play Insurtech Achieves New Milestone: Signs 50th Partner
Global innovation platform Plug and Play announced last week it achieved its latest milestone by signing its 50th participant only a year after its...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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..
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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
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...
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.
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.
Retail Innovation: Cure For The Retail Apocalypse
The answer to retail apocalypse is for retailers to invest strategically in innovative digitally-native startups.
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
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...
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
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.
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
Blockchain for Taxation?
Can blockchain technology provide solutions for taxation problems?
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
Clara Labs nabs $7M Series A as it positions its AI assistant to meet the needs of enterprise teams
Clara Labs is announcing a $7 million Series A led by Basis Set Ventures. Slack Fund also joined in the round, alongside existing investors Sequoia...
The Verge, 07/19/17
Apple’s latest security patch fixes a bug that lets hackers take over your phone via Wi-Fi
Apple released its newest security update today in the form of iOS 10.3.3. As is standard, the update patches multiple vulnerabilities, including 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.
The London Stock Exchange Group Is Testing Blockchain For Private Company Shares
The platform is being built and tested by Borsa Italiana, the LSEG's Italian exchange operator.
Why Bell Labs Was So Important To Innovation In The 20th Century
Why was Bell Labs so important to innovation and creativity in the 20th century? This question was originally answered on Quora by Rob Goodman.
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...
AI Could Revolutionize War As Much As Nukes
Artificial intelligence could make the US military more powerful—and also more vulnerable