Business Insider , 09/28/17
The growing list of applications and use cases of blockchain technology in business & life
First there were Bitcoins, now the largest banks are investing in blockchain technology. See the various current and future uses.
Keep calm and automate to unlock the opportunity in the vertical Internet of Things
Since the term Internet of Things, or IoT, was coined in 1999, the industry has had its share of hype, consternation, successes, and now even twitt...
Mazor Robotics Gets CE Mark for Surgical Assurance Platform
Mazor Robotics MZOR recently announced the receipt of CE Mark for its Mazor X Surgical Assurance Platform. This will allow the company to market.
The National, 09/28/17
AI and robotics: is this the year machines take over?
As automation and AI lead to job losses worldwide, experts warn that the world could mitigate the negative effects
These 4 big trends are driving the robotics industry
The variety is stunning at one of the biggest automation conferences in North America, but these themes are consistent
iot for all, 09/28/17
4 Ways IoT Changes the Financial Services Industry
The financial services industry is now among the top 10 sectors investing in IoT solutions.
Business Wire, 09/28/17
Sixty Percent of Manufacturers Are Testing Industrial Internet of Things Programs, but Only 1 in 20 Have Clear Business Case, Emerson Survey Reveals
Manufacturers are convinced the Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) will help them improve operations and profitability by 10 percent or more, but mos
The next frontier in insurance
South African company LifeQ is taking the guesswork out of individual risk assessment ?with the help of non-invasive body monitoring devices.
Insurance Journal, 09/28/17
Chicago-based Clearcover Raises $11.5M to Launch Auto Insurtech Model
Chicago, Ill.-based Clearcover announced an initial funding round of $11.5 million led by Lightbank. Greycroft Partners, 500 Startups, Silicon Vall...
The Duquesne Duke, 09/28/17
Pittsburgh featured as an “innovation city” in Brookings report
Alex Wolfe | Staff Writer 09/28/17 It seems like Pittsburgh is becoming more and more of a popular place to work, according to a report published b...
Accountants May Be Bucking The Innovation-Averse Trend
The future of the corporate accountant is in flux. FinTechs are developing ways to automate accounting tasks, forcing human accountants to provide ...
SECURITY & FRAUD Synthetic Identities, Tailor-Made For Fraud
Familiarity doesn’t breed contempt in payments security; it builds breaches — the kind that linger and cost billions of dollars in losses tied to f...
PR Newswire, 09/28/17
Cognitive AI Leader Beyond Limits Expands into Healthcare Space with New Head of Health Tech
GLENDALE, Calif., Sept. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Beyond Limits (BL), an artificial intelligence (AI) and cognitive...
Information Management, 09/28/17
Opinion The impact of automation on licensing, people and processes
Organizations must consider how to handle the flow of data from licensed systems to other systems that use the information but don’t need the funct...
PR Newswire, 09/28/17
Bpm'online Introduces a Major Update to Its Enterprise Platform for CRM and Business Process Management
BOSTON, Sept. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Bpm'online, which provides the most agile platform for midsize and large...
Business Wire, 09/28/17
Global Industrial Automation Market, 2022 - Technology, Components, Regional Analysis - Research and Markets
The "Global Industrial Automation Market - By Technology, Components, Region - Market Size, Demand Forecasts, Industry Trends and Updates (2016-2
The Print, 09/28/17
Railways set to embrace technology & automation, reduce hiring
Decision comes in the wake of series of recent accidents; Bibek Debroy committee had suggested staff rationalisation for long-term viability of rai...
Canada's Biggest Bank Tests Blockchain for Cross-Border Payments
Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), the largest bank in the country, is trialling blockchain technology for fund transfers to and from the U.S.
Accenture Awarded Patent for 'Editable Blockchain' Tech
Professional services firm Accenture has been awarded a patent tied to its work on an "editable blockchain."
Insurance Age, 09/27/17
InsurTech Futures: Gary Lineker-backed Neos heads to Silicon Valley
Six firms lead the 2017 InsurTech Trade Mission to San Francisco to raise awareness of the UK InsurTech industry.
Artificial Intelligence and Hybrid Cloud Take Center Stage at Microsoft Ignite
While almost every platform company is talking about utilizing AI, Microsoft is serious about democratizing AI and ML. The advances and innovations...
Firewalls Don't Stop Hackers. AI Might.
A startup founded by former spies uses machine learning to tackle the newest cybersecurity threats.
How To Choose The Right Sales Automation Software
Why choosing the right Sales Automation Software is so important for growing your business?
PR Newswire, 09/27/17
Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) Project Continues Rapid Membership Growth
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TMForum -- The Open Network Automation...
It's Political: Why China Hates Bitcoin and Loves the Blockchain
CoinDesk advisor Michael Casey explains China’s recent moves against bitcoin exchanges and ICOs in a wider geopolitical context.
Blockchain may finally rid the world of fax machines
Nasdaq and a Swedish bank are working on a project that would streamline costly, manual processes.
Exclusive: The World’s First Film Funded and Released on The Blockchain
He hopes to shed light on the confusing world of blockchain.
The CoinTelegraph, 09/27/17
Why Blockchain Might Be Good For Your Business Skills, Explained
Critical thinking, focus and Blockchain - a good recipe for success?
Smart cities are great. Human-centric cities are (again) the future
These days, huge capital investments are no longer required to put cities on the map.
ISACA Chooses Quark Enterprise Solutions for Content Automation
A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/bf11a027-cdba-41eb-8a05-1a1eff94eca8
Crowdfund Insider, 09/27/17
First Italian Fintech Hub Opens in Milan
The Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance, along with the City of Milan, have announced the opening of the "Milan Fintech District", the country’...
From Fingerprints To Faces: Bank of America Explores Biometrics’ Next Phase
Consumers are generally accustomed to using a fingerprint to unlock their banking apps - but, are they willing to use their face - and do they thi...
Audit Office wants innovation agenda evaluation strategy finalised
The Audit Office probe returned a handful of evaluation-based recommendations aimed at allowing the country to continue progress on its National In...
Why collaboration is the key to innovation
At the Mobile World Congress Americas 2017, Business Insider's Barbara Peng explained what the future of collaboration in technology will look like...
Intelligent Insurer, 09/27/17
Another US insurer launches VC fund to target insurtech
State Auto Labs Corp., the innovation arm of the State Automobile Mutual Insurance Company, has launched a $25 million corporate venture fund to su...
Crowdfund Insider, 09/27/17
Digital Bank Revolut Pushes Into Insurtech with Mobile Device Coverage
Digital only challenger bank Revolut will now enable users to insure their mobile phone for as little as £1.00 per week as the Fintech firm launche...
How The Internet Of Things Can Help Us Prepare For A Hurricane
If more people are prepared, fewer will need help afterward, and that will make it easier to get support to those who truly need it.
73% of Executives Are Researching & Launching IoT Projects In 2017
73% of senior executives are either researching or currently deploying IoT. The IoT platform market is expected to grow 35% per year to $1.16B by 2...
The Guardian, 09/27/17
Robots could destabilise world through war and unemployment, says UN
United Nations opens new centre in Netherlands to monitor artificial intelligence and second-guess threats
Business Wire, 09/27/17
Global Security Services Market - Procurement Research Report Now Available From SpendEdge
SpendEdge has announced the release of their Global Security Services Procurement Market Intelligence Report.
The Huffington Post, 09/27/17
How to Be More Organized at Work: The Power of Automation
Automation works. It’s why we’ve seen such transformations as mechanized farming, manufacturing, travel, retail, and advances in countless other s...