Big Think, 07/25/19
UC Berkeley appoints first chief innovation and entrepreneurship officer
Richard Lyon's visionary plan for the future of innovation at Berkeley.
Reinsurance News, 07/25/19
New InsurTech investments hit $1.4 billion in Q2: Willis Towers Watson
Total new InsurTech funding commitments exceeded $1.2 billion for the fourth consecutive quarter in Q2 2019, as 69 deals with a total value of $1.41
The World's Most Innovative Countries In 2019 [Infographic]
Switzerland has been named the world's innovation leader for the ninth time.
Business Insider, 07/25/19
Daimler and Riddle&Code have partnered to produce a blockchain hardware wallet for cars
Daimler's blockchain hardware wallet is part of its larger strategy to leverage blockchain in its business.
App Developer Magazine , 07/24/19
Understanding edge computing
Understanding edge computing is important when factoring in what technology to build your application on. Do you select the cloud, or the edge? Edg...
Crunchbase , 07/24/19
Freedom Robotics Launches With $6.6M In Seed Funding To Build The ‘AWS Equivalent For Robotics’
Freedom Robotics launched out of stealth yesterday with $6.6 million in funding to help build the “AWS equivalent for robotics.”
ETF Trends , 07/24/19
Microsoft’s $1B Investment a Boon for Artificial Intelligence ETFs
Microsoft's generous investment could certainly put AI-focused ETFs in focus for investors looking to capitalize on disruptive technologies.
5G in Australia: the best phones and networks ranked
Australia's 5G handsets and plans compared
Growing Produce , 07/24/19
Where Will We Find Tech-Savvy Farm Workers?
U.C. Davis SmartFarm’s David Slaughter discusses the farm worker of the future and the skill set necessary to thrive in a digital-first farming ind...
Global Newswire, 07/24/19
HolidayCheck Makes Digital Identity Easier for Users
Online travel agency authenticates millions of users across multiple platforms with Auth0
Solutions Review , 07/24/19
Why Do So Many Enterprises Neglect Identity Governance?
Why do so many enterprises neglect their identity governance? Currently, more and more enterprises recognize the importance of identity management...
Computer Weekly , 07/24/19
HPE reiterates focus on edge computing
Enterprise technology bigwig HPE is trumpeting its ability to help companies better manage edge workloads, claiming that its purchase of Aruba has ...
Why This AgTech Founder Believes Climate Change Demands Industry-Wide Innovation
Farmers around the U.S. are on the front lines of rewriting the agriculture playbook. Here's how new technology is making it possible.
Tech Republic, 07/24/19
The future of network management is automated
Increasingly complex networks and the growing adoption of multicloud technology are part of the reason IT pros feel automation is in their future, ...
Microsoft and the learnings from its failed Tay artificial intelligence bot
The tech giant's Cybersecurity Field CTO details the importance of building artificial intelligence and machine learning with diversity in mind.
Mastercard On Tackling AP Automation’s Last Mile
If the last mile of eCommerce lies with logistics — getting goods where they need to go — the “last mile” in digitizing payments processes may lie ...
Insurance Business Magazine , 07/24/19
Farmers Edge unveils new insurtech platform for agricultural insurers, growers
Platform to enable farmers to easily send crop data to farmers, while providing real-time access to agriculture risk data
Which 50 , 07/24/19
Australian Agtech FluroStat Raises $4.6 Million To Expand Globally
Agronomic analytics company, FluroSat, announced its successful closing of a new $4.6 million funding round backed by M12, Microsoft’s venture fund,
Artificial intelligence is transforming the way we farm
The next great agricultural revolution is here.
Security Boulevard, 07/24/19
Why Identity Aware Proxies are Key to Adaptive Access Controls
By now, you have likely heard the term "Zero Trust". From tech seminars and industry events to webinars and whitepapers, it is popping up everywher...
New York Times Confirms It’s Using Blockchain to Combat Fake News
The New York Times is testing blockchain solutions to authenticate news photos in partnership with IBM Garage.
IoT Evolution World , 07/23/19
EDGE Network Launches to Replace Cloud Computing
According to a recent announcement, a new company, the EDGE network, has officially launched, with the goal of replacing the cloud.
Innovation Culture Helped This Gemstone Business Offer Clarity
“People have this mental image of teams being great at creativity. Actually, most teams struggle at being creative because people might be embarras...
Blockchain Offers Rural Philippine Banks a Way to Boost Loans
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Intelligent Insurer, 07/23/19
London-based Insurtech Gateway launches in Australia post £30m fundraise
Gateway, a London-based insurtech incubator that recently closed the first tranche of a new £30 million investment fund, has launched in Australia,...
Four Guidelines For Success In Innovation In Digital Transformation
How your company leverages its IT organization and sourcing organization is a determinant of success in digital transformation.
Fetch Robotics raises $46 million to expand warehouse automation internationally
Placed against our sci-fi expectations, robotics have largely fallen short — with one notable exception. In 2019, automation is a mainstay in facto...
Futurism , 07/23/19
IBM Just Made Its Cancer-Fighting AI Project Open-Source
"Our goal is to deepen our understanding of cancer to equip industries and academia with the knowledge that could potentially one day help fuel new...
Fintech firm Zeta’s valuation climbs to $300M in its first external funding round
Startups looking to expand the reach of financial services continue to receive a nod from investors. Zeta, a fintech firm that runs a full stack ne...
SC Magazine , 07/23/19
Cloudy with a chance of automation
Securing the cloud requires a different mindset than securing your on-prem infrastructure Enterprise cloud operations are expanding and maturing, b...
Healthtech Investor Flare Capital Raises $255M for Second Fund
Flare Capital Partners, a Boston-based venture capital firm investing in healthcare technology, has raised $255 million for its second fund. Co-fou...
Embedded finance, or why fintech mega VC rounds have become so common
Another day, another monster fintech venture round. This morning, it was personalized banking app MoneyLion, which raised $100 million at a near un...
PE Hub Network , 07/23/19
Swiss agtech firm Gamaya pulls in Series B
Swiss agricultural tech company Gamaya has secured 12 million CHF (about $12.1 million) in Series B funding. Mahindra & Mahindra led the round.
The New York Times, 07/22/19
With $1 Billion From Microsoft, an A.I. Lab Wants to Mimic the Brain
OpenAI, now managed by start-up guru Sam Altman, wants to create a machine that can do anything the human brain can do. Skeptics wonder if it is po...
Crowdfund Insider, 07/22/19
Arturo Announces New Partnership with Insurtech Hippo Insurance
Arturo, a deep-learning property analytics company incubated within American Family Insurance, recently announced it has formed a partnership with ...
Crunchbase , 07/22/19
Fintech Startup MoneyLion Raises $100M Series C, ‘Nears Unicorn Status’
The funding round amounts to more than double the $42 million Series B raised by the company just 18 months ago.
Where The Jobs Are: Controlling The Automation And AI Which Now Does The Work
Amazon gets proactive about preparing tomorrow's workforce. There a crushing need for people who can build AI systems, and also people who can mars...
Startups Weekly: The opportunities & challenges for mental health tech
In this week's newsletter: Roblox's origin story, the opportunity for Oyo and WeWork's Adam Neumann's antics.
The Answer To Digital Identity Lies Within Blockchain Technology
Blockchain may be the key to protecting your online identity.
Mirage News , 07/18/19
Agtech jobs on offer in farm robot company
A team of specialised agtech robot designers and builders will be recruited in Central Queensland thanks to grant funding from the Palaszczuk...
Innovation Comes By Listening, Not Seeing
As leaders, the key is to show others where they have the power to make change happen, no matter how big or small.
Crowdfund Insider, 07/18/19
Insurtech ZhongAn Online Shuffles Executive Leadership
ZhongAn Online P & C Insurance Co. Ltd. (6060:HK), a Chinese Insurtech backed by Alibaba founder Jack Ma and Tencent founder Pony Ma, has announced...