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THE INTERNET OF THINGS 2017 REPORT: How the IoT is improving lives to transform the world:


The Internet of Things (IoT) is disrupting businesses, governments, and consumers and transforming how they interact with the world. Companies are going to spend almost $5 trillion on the IoT in the next ...


Building the Blockchain Ecosystem:




Google CEO Sundar Pichai: AI is a bigger deal than fire or electricity:




For Success, Marketers Need To Embrace Artificial Intelligence:


Artificial intelligence (AI) was a key feature in many of the new products unveiled at last week's CES 2018 trade show in Las Vegas, powering everything from laundry-folding robots and smart mirrors to ...


Podcast: John Sculley: Why AI Is the Tech Trend to Watch in 2018:


The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) -- an annual gathering that showcases next-generation technology innovations -- took place in Las Vegas this week. Former Apple CEO John Sculley, who has attended the ...


Web Services Giant Baidu Confirms Launch of Its Blockchain-as-a-Service Platform:




AMA Incubator Invests $10 Million in Blockchain Health Startup:


Blockchain startup Akiri has received $10 million in Series A funding to develop a distributed ledger platform for health data. Announced on Jan. 3, the fund was granted by Health2047, a technology ...


Elon Musk says AI could doom human civilization. Zuckerberg disagrees. Who's right?:


Artificial intelligence. Machine learning. Knowledge engineering. Call it what you want, but AI by any name had the tech world uniquely divided in 2017, and the new year isn't likely to bring any quick ...


Blockchain project provides the homeless with a digital identity:


echnology company Blockchain for Change has launched its own app named Fummi to connect the homeless with services they require by helping them create a digital identity. Fummi is an android app that ...


The robots are coming, and Sweden is fine:


From inside the control room carved into the rock more than half a mile underground, Mika Persson can see the robots on the march, supposedly coming for his job here at the New Boliden mine. He's fine ...


What Is Blockchain Technology?:




Blockchain Pumping New Life Into Old-School Companies Like IBM:


Demand for the technology, best known for supporting bitcoin, is growing so much that it will be one of the largest users of capacity next year at about 60 data centers that International Business Machines ...


The Top 18 Security Predictions for 2018:


What will happen in cyberspace in 2018? How will technology impact the real world over the next year? Once again, the cybersecurity industry is full of predictions, trend reports, forecasts, cyberanalysis ...


How to Use Blockchain: 10 Use Cases:




Why AI Could Be Entering a Golden Age:


The quest to give machines human-level intelligence has been around for decades, and it has captured imaginations for far longer -- think of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein in the 19th century. Artificial ...


A Strategist's Guide to Blockchain:


The distributed ledger technology that started with bitcoin is rapidly becoming a crowdsourced system for all types of verification. Could it replace notary publics, manual vote recounts, and the way ...


A Tiny New Chip Could Secure the Next Generation of IoT:


The Internet of Things security crisis persists, as billions of inadequately secured webcams, refrigerators, and more flood homes around the world. But IoT security researchers at Microsoft Research have ...


A.I. uses cars to predict neighborhood's politics:


"Using easily obtainable visual data, we can learn so much about our communities, on par with some information that takes billions of dollars to obtain via census surveys. More importantly, this research ...


How Artificial Intelligence Is Powering Everyday Tasks:


To fans of science fiction, artificial intelligence may remind them of robots like C-3PO, the loquacious but harmless golden droid in Star Wars, or Skynet in the Terminator movies, a calculating sentient ...


Robot Makes History by Passing Medical Licensing Exam:


In a surprising feat that even exceeded the expectations of the company that developed the robot, AI-powered Xiaoyi passed the medical licensing exam with flying colors. "General practitioners are ...


What is it like working in a blockchain lab?:




Do you own bitcoin? You could soon have some without even knowing it.:


First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then they invest in you. That's the scene that bitcoin investors and enthusiasts are facing. After years as an underground digital ...


Bitcoin and ethereum fall after a $31 million crypto heist:


Major cryptocurrencies bitcoin and ethereum are falling against the dollar on Tuesday morning after a $31 million heist elsewhere in the digital currency world. Tether, which created a cryptocurrency ...


Welcome to the Era of the AI Coworker:


Last fall, Google Translate rolled out a new-and-improved artificial intelligence translation engine that it claimed was, at times, "nearly indistinguishable" from human translation. Jost Zetzsche could ...


AI helps detect pre-cancerous colorectal growths:




How Artificial Intelligence is Saving Veterans' Lives Despite AI Controversy:


The wide proliferation of Artificial Intelligence has led to a new problem: autonomous weapons that can attack on targets without human intervention. But, the technology is equally capable of improving ...


How Blockchain Technology Can Serve the Have-nots:


Can the blockchain, a distributed ledger technology that underpins cryptocurrencies such as the Bitcoin, be used to help millions of poor people gain access to financial services? Recent announcements ...


The new Atlas robot is amazing. Can you do this? :




Blockchain initiative rewards carbon-friendly consumer choices:




Hackers Have Already Started to Weaponize Artificial Intelligence:


Last year, two data scientists from security firm ZeroFOX conducted an experiment to see who was better at getting Twitter users to click on malicious links, humans or an artificial intelligence. The ...

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