The Verge, 07/05/17
Google’s AI powerhouse DeepMind is opening its first international lab in Canada
Although it was bought by Google in 2014, AI firm DeepMind has always been true to its British roots — expanding its offices in London, working clo...
The Drum, 07/05/17
Consultants and automation to the rescue: are they enough to save the agency space in 2017?
With constant pressure on agency margins, and the uncertain economy affecting clients’ confidence, there’s a noticeable lull in the amount of money...
The CoinTelegraph, 07/04/17
How Blockchain Can Make Passwords Obsolete
How Blockchain can keep passwords safe.
Incredible Real-World Applications Prove the IoT Is Here to Stay
Industrial accidents? Air pollution?Actionable change is already occurring on the business application side of the IoT.
Outside of AI, companies are doing less research and more development
If you've been following the headlines in the world of AI, you might be fooled into thinking that corporations are doubling down, rather than withd...
Insurance Age, 07/04/17
InsurTech Futures: Brokers face disruption from start-ups, warns PwC's Howe
PwC global InsurTech leader Jonathan Howe urges brokers to respond to innovation in the sector.
Business Insider , 07/04/17
Banking startup Tide raises $14 million to 'give small businesses back their time'
The banking startup, which is aimed at small businesses, has raised $14 million in a Series A funding round.
Venture Beat, 07/04/17
7 myths about AI that are holding your business back
We can all agree that the use of AI in business is at its infancy and may be long until it becomes widespread. Businesses of all sizes may find it ...
Robots are coming to a burger joint near you
Miso Robotics is going after the restaurant industry with robots that can do the dirty work of fry cooks.
Here are improvements this health tech startup wants to see in the healthcare reform bill
As many folks in Washington, D.C. have learned over the past decade, healthcare is complicated. But even though it’s a tough nut to crack, everyone...
On Blockchain, Intermediaries and Hype
A startup founder rails against the current hype over blockchain technology, arguing that it's a solution for a problem that doesn't exist
China Is Investing Heavily In Artificial Intelligence, And Could Soon Catch Up To The U.S.
China is pushing forward development of artificial intelligence, as well as its applications to online and offline business.
7 robots that were inspired by nature
Nature has inspired robotics since its earliest days. In 1739, French artist Jacques de Vaucanson gave the world the Digesting Duck, a surreal auto...
Humans vs. Robots: How to Thrive in an Automated Workplace
Six experts offer a glimpse of the future.
Delaware Blockchain Stock Bill Likely to Advance in House Vote Today
The US state of Delaware is today expected to vote on a bill that would recognize stock recorded on a blockchain.
Artificial Intelligence May Offer Displaced Teachers 'Augmented' Roles
A PwC consumer survey indicates that human tutors are the group most expected to be supplanted by Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the next five yea...
73% Are Using Internet Of Things Data To Improve Their Business
According to the Cisco Visual Networking Index, M2M connections will represent 46% of connected devices by 2020. 95% of execs surveyed plan to laun...
Los Angeles’ First Global Fintech and Blockchain Event
Global leaders in fintech, blockchain, and cryptocurrency gather to discuss disruption of the global financial system and worldwide transactions Lo...
It’s too late to stop China from becoming an AI superpower
If America wants to stay ahead, it's not a matter of trying to slow China down.
Fox News, 06/29/17
Curiosity Mars Rover is now using artificial intelligence to pick its own targets
The Curiosity Mars Rover is now smart enough to pick its own targets for exploration, according to a new study.
Blockchain As Blockbuster: Still Too Soon To Tell, But Get Ready
Is blockchain the real deal? It may form the ultimate "architecture of trust" as people begin to understand it better.
Venture Beat, 06/29/17
How AI will make smartphones much smarter
The future of the smartphone is rooted in advancements of artificial intelligence and machine learning. Through the wonders of AI, your phone will ...
Ford creates a new dedicated Robotics and AI Research team
Ford's recent executive shuffle was bound to lead to reorganization throughout the company, but the addition of a new Robotics and AI Research team...
An AI that predicts a neighborhood’s wealth from space
Penny highlights the power and limitations of machine learning.
The New York Times, 06/28/17
Global Cyberattack: What We Know and Don’t Know
Researchers said the attack had originated in Ukraine, but then spread to at least 64 countries.
IT automation trends point to smarter machines -- not just faster
IT automation trends show tempered enthusiasm for tech that flies fast and dumb. An IT automation platform must think while it rapidly churns out a...
The New York Times, 06/28/17
Robocalypse Now? Central Bankers Argue Whether Automation Will Kill Jobs
At a high-level gathering in Portugal, one of the main topics of debate was whether artificial intelligence could permanently eliminate huge number...
A Closer Look At Baidu's Fintech Initiatives
In December 2015, Baidu established a financial services group to enter the consumer finance, mobile payment and internet brokerage businesses. Thi...
The New York Times, 06/28/17
Young Asian-Australians Carve Out an Identity of Their Own
They call themselves the “little girls” and “little boys” of Sydney and Melbourne, who have grown up melding Asian heritage and an Australian ident...
Information Age, 06/28/17
2018 will be the year of automation in enterprise
Highly automated companies are six times more likely to experience revenue growth of 15%+, but those that don't face a breaking point
The New York Times, 06/28/17
Hacks Raise Fear Over N.S.A.’s Hold on Cyberweapons
Hackers in two global attacks have used cyberweapons stolen from a dangerous collection that had been amassed by the agency.
Automation World, 06/28/17
Evidence of Digitalization’s Rise
At the 2017 Siemens Automation Summit, the case for industrial digitalization was strengthened with plenty of evidence that the trend is moving...
'End Poverty, Restore Trust': World Bank Dives into Blockchain with Lab Launch
The World Bank is launching a blockchain lab to develop projects that can improve governance and social outcomes in the developing world.
Women In Fintech 2017 Powerlist: Innovate Finance Opens Nominations
Innovate Finance has announced today the opening for submissions to its 2017 Women in Fintech Powerlist. Women in the financial technology sector a...
Rapid Change And Constant Disruption Demand A New Approach To Innovation
Over the past 20 years companies have increasingly taken a more collaborative approach to innovation. But the challenges posed by today's business ...
Creating A Health And Fitness Plan For Your Information Security Program
Training for a marathon is a lot like preparing for a potential security breach.
The next generational shift in enterprise infrastructure has arrived
Cloud computing is driving growth at 3 of the 5 most valuable companies in the world. AI will impact jobs only as quickly as AI-powered business so...
Blockchain and Renewable Energy Are Utterly Disrupting Society as We Know It
This microgrid relies on renewable energy and blockchain, two technologies that are inspiring the cities of the future.
Is Blockchain Disrupting The Way Startups Raise Funds?
With the plethora of current ICOs, blockchain might be emerging as a powerful way for startups to raise funds in the near future.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 06/28/17
Growing robotics industry helps drive development in Pittsburgh
Former industrial properties now at the epicenter of the new wave of robotics and tech development in Pittsburgh.
Venture Beat, 06/28/17
How AI and IoT must work together
As artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) become more commonplace, it is both useful and important to understand how these two i...
Business Insider , 06/28/17
Consumer-goods giant Unilever has been hiring employees using brain games and artificial intelligence — and it's a huge success
Unilever has overhauled its hiring process for entry-level positions, relying on AI. The first year has resulted in more diversity and cost-efficie...
Microsoft Built An Advanced AI To Protect Windows 10 Users From Malware
When it comes to battling a malware outbreak, you need all the help you can get.
The Machine Learning Imperative
Machine learning is here, and it's finally mature enough to cause a major seismic shift in virtually every industry.
Crowdfund Insider, 06/28/17
Bahrain Signs Fintech Partnership with Singapore
The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB), Singapore Fintech Consortium (SFC), and the Dubai-asset management firm Trucial Investment Partners h...
The Huffington Post, 06/28/17
Healthtech Start-up Aims to Outdo John Oliver
Well, it had to happen
Better, the healthtech operation that makes it simple for people to get money back from their health insurance, announced ...
Lowe’s Goes High on Innovation
Lowe's is experimenting with all sorts of futuristic technology. But can it make a difference?
Base CRM: The Enterprise Startup On A Mission To Overthrow Salesforce
I spoke with Base Founder and CEO Uzi Shmilovici about the vision behind his company, challenging Salesforce, and developing the future of CRM soft...