Hannah Augur
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Hannah Augur

Hannah is a writer, editor and nerd based in Berlin. She's a researcher with knowledge and work in a variety of fields, including 3D printing, fantasy video games and even coffee manufacturing.

Internet of ThingsTechnology & IT

Preliminary research on how the Internet of Things will impact education may lead you to believe students will soon be connected to an iPad, RFID scanning objects and getting their own personalized curriculum delivered to their desk. It’s a dreamy new world of individually tailored lessons. It might be prudent

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FinanceFinTechNews

Responses to refugees this year have been dramatic, to say the least. Denmark has even run advertisements in Lebanon describing how terrible life would be for a refugee in their country. Support is, however, coming from one of the most unexpected places. FinTech evangelists are all about getting banking services

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Internet of ThingsNews

The tech world is abuzz with how the Internet of Things (IoT) will change everything—usually for the better. It could be the dawn of incredible connectivity, speed and efficiency. While consumers need only concern themselves with what new gadgets and toys they can connect, manufacturers have a long road ahead.

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Big DataData ScienceStartups

Awesome new start-ups are popping up every day and it’s easy to overlook even the coolest, most cutting edge developers—especially when they’re not based in Silicon Valley. Amazing, unexpected projects are popping up all over Europe, and that’s why we’re going to look at some of those newer, local start-ups

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Big DataTechnology & IT

Everyone is leveraging big data…but how can a small company maneuver a world of data intended for mega-companies? While big data has proven a game changer, small and medium-sized businesses are left at a major disadvantage. Without the resources to fully leverage new data technologies, it is simply impossible to

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Internet of ThingsTransportation & Logistics

Last year, London made numerous popular IoT additions to their public transit. Helsinki, Seoul and other major cities are employing the new technology in their own ways. Tackling concerns about safety and energy as well as the obvious desire for maximum efficiency, the Internet of Things is making its way

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Data Science 101FinTech

Blockchain: the single most confusing term since Bitcoin. Everyone has a vague idea of what it does. It’s either the ultimate evolution of financial technologies, or a silly fad that can be summed up in the disconcerting phrase: “dogechain.” In reality, major companies around the world have already shown favor

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FinTechStartups

Startups seem to jump from lofty ideas to global megastars overnight. In order to keep you from being left in the dust, we’ve compiled a list of the most funded new FinTech startups. Focusing on companies formed in 2014 and 2015, we can take an inside look into what will

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FinTechStartups

Every five minutes a new FinTech start­up materializes, connecting us to better mortgages, showing us how to invest, or explaining what to do with our Bitcoins. It begs the question: what makes a FinTech Start­up memorable, and garner widespread success? Usefulness. If FinTech is going to replace traditional financial services,

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FinTechStartups

Accelerators and Incubators are becoming strangely mainstream in tech, and FinTech especially. Hooking up small names with funding and opportunity, accelerators seem like a great win/­win/­win situation for backers, creators, and consumers. Of course, like everything in business, there is always a dark side. When tech startups get in bed

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