Fintech is opening floodgates of opportunity for ambitious startups that previously had no hopes of overcoming barriers to entry in the finance field. With the desire to innovate and succeed, however, gutsy startups are now promoting financial literacy and reaching previously underserved groups with brand-new retail banking and investment services.
Here is what a recent report says about opportunities for startups in Sports Technology in Europe. With 1500 startups and 900 new investment deals, it is safe to say that the field is vast and possibilities in the sector are booming. What is a SportsTech startup? How are these startups
AI has been facing a PR problem. Too often AI has introduced itself as a misogynist, racist and sinister robot. Remember the Microsoft Twitter chatbot named Tay, who was learning to mimic online conversations, but then started to blur out the most offensive tweets? Think of tech companies creating elaborate
“With proliferation of digitized technologies, the public is becoming aware of data-collecting sensors & it’s concerns”
How to implement an anonymous data collection scheme that allows the manufacturer to anonymously collect data from its end devices without knowing exactly which device it came from? Yes, this is one of the challenges for the second Blockchain Hackathon (part of LongHash Cryptocon Vol2) in Berlin on May 18-19
How do we automate the Smart Machine Bidding procedure for the LPWAN devices in order to reduce the costs of an IoT network? Yes, this is one of the challenges for the second Blockchain Hackathon (part of LongHash Cryptocon Vol2) in Berlin on May 18-19 this year. More details here.
What are the fears around data while exploring potential use cases to demonstrate the value for the ‘smart citizen’? Here is a look. With The United Nations reporting that two-thirds (68%) of the world’s population are expected to live in cities by 2050, scientists are seeking new and innovative ways
Virtual radio access networks (vRANs) represent the next stage of network virtualization and present a new use case for edge datacentres in mobile infrastructures. Implementations based on open source are currently being introduced, primarily in 4G LTE networks. Test environments for 5G mobile networks exist already. Radio access networks comprise
Data has never been more relevant for understanding consumer behavior. With data scientists in high demand and earning six figures or more a year, this is undeniable. Technology is changing the way that consumers think and behave. By creating experiences that align with consumer demands, business leaders can create profits
A few years ago, I combined my day job as a data engineer, helping customers engineer data analytics, with my love for football and set out to beat the bookies. It’s an exciting game to play, and I have learned a lot about the merits of different predictive models that
Moving IT to the cloud is one of the main objectives for many companies. But once achieved, they find managing data in a hybrid environment a challenge. This is when metadata management becomes more important than ever. Cloud vs. on-premises? It’s one of those topics that you hear broached at