Verdict , 05/28/19
Insurtech start-up Pikl secures investment from Direct Line founder
UK’s insurtech start-up Pikl has secured an investment of £2.5m in a new funding round led by Direct Line founder Sir Peter Wood.
Swedish fintech startup Open Payments raises €1.2 million
Exclusive: Stockholm-based open banking startup Open Payments has landed a €1.2 million funding round from Brightly Ventures, Luminar Ventures, and...
Keep Your A.I. Buzzwords Straight
This guide will help you get a handle on the difference between "machine learning" and "deep learning."
Edge Magnifies Open Source Challenges, Opportunities
There are almost as many open source edge groups and projects as there are definitions of edge. Consolidation will likely happen.
Want to Know Your Wine Is Genuine? EY Has Built a Blockchain for That
“Big Four” firm EY has built a blockchain platform for a firm that will help consumers determine wines' quality, provenance and authenticity.
Techopedia , 05/27/19
7 Women Leaders in AI, Machine Learning and Robotics
What would an artificially intelligent world designed by women look like? Here are seven w
Qualcomm and Lenovo reveal the first Snapdragon-powered 5G PC
Qualcomm announced during its Computex press conference today that it will launch the first Snapdragon-powered 5G PC with Lenovo. The two companies...
Fast Company, 05/27/19
Will robots ever be better caretakers than humans?
A growing industry is betting on it.
Can the Market Deliver the Consolidated FinTech Tool Small Businesses Need?
You'd think it would have by now, but it may before long.
Insurance News , 05/27/19
As ‘hopefuls’ and ‘hype’ grow, insurtech investment surges
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The Economic Times , 05/27/19
Artificial Intelligence to double innovation rate in India by 2021: Study
India needs to build upon its investment, data and strategy in order to accelerate its AI journey.
Singapore Business Review , 05/27/19
Daily Briefing: Insurtech startup Singapore Life bags US$7.3m; NTU unveils $40m waste-to-energy research facility
And online marketplace for workspaces GorillaSpace secures undisclosed funding.
Medical Xpress , 05/27/19
Artificial intelligence detects a new class of mutations behind autism
Many mutations in DNA that contribute to disease are not in actual genes but instead lie in the 99% of the genome once considered "junk." Even thou...
Times of Israel , 05/27/19
New consortium to invest up to $100 million in Israeli foodtech, agtech
VC funds Finistere Ventures, OurCrowd and foodmakers Tnuva and Tempo will scout for startups innovating in alternative proteins, nutrition, ingredi...
Press of Atlantic City , 05/27/19
What to know about mental health, illness
All too often when people talk about health and wellness, there is focus on the physical aspects. But, there is much more to your health and well-b...
The New York Times, 05/27/19
Millennials ‘Make Farming Sexy’ in Africa, Where Tilling the Soil Once Meant Shame
In Africa, farming is widely considered a synonym for poverty. But university graduates have set out to prove that farming is a future with “bling.”
5G Is Still in Its Infancy
The wireless industry has finally delivered on years of promises and hype by offering the first super-fast 5G networks. Sort of.
Silicon Angle, 05/26/19
No cloud required: Why AI’s future is at the edge
No cloud required: Why AI’s future is at the edge - SiliconANGLE
The Guardian , 05/26/19
Robocrop: world's first raspberry-picking robot set to work
Autonomous machine expected to pick more than 25,000 raspberries a day, outpacing human workers
Why 5G Isn't Just Faster 4G
A mix of different, elegant technologies makes 5G one of the most ambitious technology roll-outs.
Switzerland's Telecom Giant Brings Blockchain-based Artwork to Mainstream TV
Swisscom AG, one of the largest telecommunications providers in Switzerland, has introduced a new approach to utilizing non-fungible tokens (NFTs).
Venture Beat, 05/25/19
Why mental-health tech must ally with academia
The field of mental health is waiting for academia and industry to team up, as it might be the best match any medical field has yet seen.
Armidale Express , 05/24/19
New AgTech Gateway Program provides specialist business support to regional start-ups
Leveraging corporate financial advice on agricultural and technology
Machine-learning security technology helps Haas F1 stay on track for success
Haas F1 racing team is using Nominet technology to automatically monitor domain name system traffic.
Business Insider, 05/24/19
A $111 million health startup dubbed the 'Uber for birth control' is expanding into a sensitive new area: sexually-transmitted infections
There have been large and consistent increases in sexually-transmitted diseases in recent years, with almost 2.3 million cases in 2017.
CIO Review , 05/24/19
IoT: The Future of Smart Homes
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FREMONT, CA – The integration of smart technology in homes requires users to study and memorize an e...
Smart Energy , 05/24/19
New study highlights leadership thoughts on innovation
YPO has released the results of a study conducted to understand the thoughts of company executives on innovation and its impacts on future businesses
Fintech Magazine , 05/24/19
Insurtech startup to provide affordable insurance for farmers
Insurtech startup World Cover has continued to expand its services across Africa. The insurance provider has announced that it will provide service...
Business Insider, 05/24/19
Modern Health just raised $9 million from Kleiner Perkins and Jared Leto to upend how you get mental healthcare at work
Modern Health is a mental health startup that aims to prevent crises before they start. The company plans to ramp up sales to employers.
TransferWise’s $3.5bn valuation has just made 33 new millionaires
Hundreds of employees and alumni of fintech startup Transferwise sold shares to investors, giving them more than $70m to pour into new ventures.
Crowdfund Insider, 05/24/19
U.S. Fintech Zero Financial Secures $20 Million Through Series A Financing Round Led By New Enterprise Associates
U.S.-based fintech Zero Financial announced on Thursday it secured $20 million through its Series A financing round, which was led by New Enterpris...
Enterprise Times , 05/24/19
MEC – an indicator for future models enterprise computing?
Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) is the sname given to a collection of technologies that will deploy to support 5G with telcos leading the way.
It's Time For A Unique Digital ID For Every Person In The World
Blockchain may be the technical solution, as companies, international institutions and NGOs long for a global system that authenticate anyone’s ide...
Edge computing brings IT closer to ‘home’
Edge computing is an IT architecture designed to put applications and data closer to the users or ‘things’ that need them. Whereas cloud computing ...
IBS Intelligence , 05/24/19
Canadian fintech Wealthsimple to secure C$100 mn from Allianz X
Wealthsimple will use the new capital to deepen its customer relationships by developing its existing services and new product offerings, as well a...
The West Australian , 05/23/19
Agribusiness leaders ‘on board for agtech’
Demand for agricultural technology will explode in coming years, and start-ups should work more closely with wealthy and intelligent farmers for id...
AIThority , 05/23/19
Manhattan Associates Creates New Program to Advance Warehouse Robotics and Automation
Manhattan Associates Inc. announced the launch of the Manhattan Automation Network, a program designed to speed the development and implementation.
MIT News, 05/23/19
Developing artificial intelligence tools for all
MIT Quest for Intelligence-sponsored undergraduate research projects demystify AI.
The Drive, 05/23/19
Ford Wants to Use Human-Like Robots to Help Self-Driving Cars Make Autonomous Deliveries
The robots, which easily fold up and fit in the trunk of the delivery vehicle, can carry packages up to 40 pounds and walk like a real person.
The Verge, 05/23/19
Wait, why the hell is the ‘race to 5G’ even a race?
No one seems to have a good answer to this question
Threat Post , 05/23/19
Goodbye Passwords: Hello Identity Management
As passwords are increasingly viewed as security liabilities, Identity Management solutions are picking up the slack.