What Banks Have That Fintech Startups Don't (Yet)
Businesses and individuals alike are hungry for better ways to pay, get paid and manage their money, but fintech has a thing or two to learn from t...
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...
What The Edge Cloud Means For The Future Of IoT
IT operators are trending in the direction of maintaining a more diversified, resilient environment.
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.
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 ...
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.
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...
Net Neutrality Or Continued Innovation? Can't We Have Both?
The FCC's net neutrality rules have stifled innovation throughout the Internet ecosystem. How can we have an Open Internet and continued disruption?
Emerging Applications For Blockchain
The technology behind Bitcoin can be used for more than you think.
Another Example Of How Artificial Intelligence Will Transform News And Journalism
We have known for a while now that artificial intelligence tools, using natural language generation, can write stories and news articles. Here we l...
The Financial Brand, 07/18/17
Fintech Use Reaching ‘Mass Adoption’ Among Digital Consumers
The adoption of alternative fintech banking solutions is expanding globally, with payments and money transfer services being the most used.
Business Insider , 07/18/17
A new fintech startup wants to democratize trust funds
Many fintech startups have made a name for themselves by catering to demographics typically underserved by incumbent financial institutions
Number Crunchers No More: How Automation Is Shaping The Future Of Accountancy
As technology does more of the traditional data entry work inherent in accounting, we will see more advisors step into virtual CFO roles within the...
Blockchain Startup ArabianChain Nets $817k from New Investor
A UAE-based public blockchain startup has received $817,000 in funding from a private investor.
ReWalk Robotics shows off a soft exosuit designed to bring mobility to stroke patients
ReWalk has been talking up its upcoming “soft exoskeleton” since January. The company finally took the system out for a spin in the daylight, showi...
Harvard Business Review, 07/18/17
The Business of Artificial Intelligence
What it can — and cannot — do for your organization
Making Machine Learning Accessible: 3 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Apply It Today
Only by learning the basics today and seeing past the hype can entrepreneurs make machine learning their next revenue machine.
South Asian Fintech Startups Find A Champion In This Emerging Market Accelerator
Digital Financial Services Innovation Lab (DFS Lab) is a Gates Foundation-backed accelerator that supports fintech startups in the emerging markets...
Target CEO Sees Risk in Innovation for Innovation’s Sake
Target CEO says tech innovation has to focus on concrete shopper needs
Harvard Business Review, 07/18/17
How GE Built an Innovation Lab to Rapidly Prototype Appliances
Lessons for other large companies looking to generate ideas.
The Huffington Post, 07/18/17
Why It’s Important to Report Identity Theft and How to Do It
By Jocelyn Baird, NextAdvisor.com
Identity theft is a crime that a shocking amount of Americans face at one point or another in their lives...
Thailand's Skills Problem Is Slowing Down Its High-Tech Push
A deficit in skills and education may be holding the country back.
The Hill, 07/18/17
The normalcy of tech innovation
Dean Garfield’s favorite technology is the airplane. “What’s great about innovation is that it works and you don’t have to think about it,” says th...
Yandex open sources CatBoost, a gradient boosting machine learning library
Artificial intelligence is now powering a growing number of computing functions, and today the developer community today is getting another AI boos...
How blockchain could revolutionize IoT security
A new approach to blockchain could secure processing-starved IoT devices. Read about researchers' proposal.
Tomorrow raises $2.6M to help people buy life insurance, create wills, organize assets on an app
When Dave Hanley lost both of his parents unexpectedly, he wasn’t ready for the difficult financial and legal processes that were to follow. But Ha...
Venture Beat, 07/17/17
Why deep learning isn’t always the best AI solution
Deep learning is a new method of artificial intelligence that is an active, fast-moving area of research where we can expect advances to become mar...
The Huffington Post, 07/17/17
IBM Partner Mark Fisk Explains How Blockchain Enables Public Sector Digital Transformations
IBM was awarded best “blockchain paper” by the US Department of Health and Human Services, landed a
blockchain pilot with Smart Dubai, and publi...
AI fly-by: artificial intelligence is mapping the brains of flies
Linking groups of neurons to specific behaviours
Explore the latest enterprise mobile security technology
The latest mobile security tools offer IT more granular control over data and devices, making it easier to weed out threats.
Credit Suisse Signals End to Era of Cost-Cutting, Job Cuts
Credit Suisse Group AG signaled the era of cost-cutting and job dismissals may soon be over, telling employees that the bank will emphasize busines...
The Huffington Post, 07/17/17
Staying Safe And Healthy In This Automation Age: Best Tips And Practices
Hooray, the world is currently experiencing a revolutionary innovation where robots get to tackle all the stressful activities like driving, manufa...
Crowdfund Insider, 07/17/17
Q&A: UK Marketplace Lender Growth Street CEO Greg Carter Talks Transparency, Brexit and Fintech Innovation
"As the industry matures and looks to grow beyond a base of early adopters, I believe a focus on clarity will best help us to attract new investors...
New corporate titans are rising faster than ever, but they’re also fading faster, too
The forces governing business today might just come down to understanding the difference between "weapon" and "tool."
5 Fresh Examples of Customer Experience Innovation
What are the ways you can make customers lives easier and better? If you start from there you will find yourself with tons of great ideas, and your...
Insurance Age, 07/17/17
InsurTech Futures: Industry warned of Brexit impact on InsurTech
Startupbootcamp InsurTech and PwC report also shows start-ups are becoming more sophisticated, with more insurers looking to collaborate.
How Intuit's Customers Have Benefitted From Machine Learning
To add value for its customers, Intuit has been using machine learning to improve upon its products. Here are some examples of how Intuit's custome...
Bitcoin Meets DLT: Bitfury Releases 'Anchorable' Enterprise Blockchain
Bitfury Group is announcing its first major step into the enterprise blockchain sector with the launch of its Exonum software solution.
This tiny IoT startup thinks its networking tech can help spread smart lighting
Estonian firm Thinnect is offering cloud-based intelligent controls for Internet of Things networks.
Blockchain and Aid: It's About More Than Efficiency
A closer look at how blockchain efforts could make a real difference in the world of charities and aid distribution.
Reach Robotics closes $7.5M Series A for its augmented reality bots
After years of research and development, Reach Robotics has closed a $7.5 million Series A, co-led by Korea Investment Partners (KiP) and IGlobe, t...
The Verge, 07/17/17
Elon Musk says we need to regulate AI before it becomes a danger to humanity
Elon Musk’s thoughts on artificial intelligence are pretty well known at this point. He famously compared work on AI to "summoning the demon," and ...
The Nine AI Minds You Don't Know, But Should Follow ASAP
Following these nine leaders of AI’s present and future will ensure you’re no longer missing some of the biggest conversations happening in the ind...
How Climate Change Denial Threatens National Security
Last week, military officials described how climate change would escalate instability across the globe and make it harder for the US military to co...
The Next Web, 07/17/17
How fintech companies are trying to make cryptocurrency investments safer
Trading in cryptocurrencies can be complicated and not without risk. Fintech companies are offering easier and safer methods.
The Seattle Times, 07/16/17
Seattle startup BloomAPI helps health clinics phase out faxes
Tech Spotlight: Many electronic medical record systems don’t talk to each other, forcing clinics to resort to faxes to transfer information. BloomA...