As for blockchain, the database technology developed to underpin digital currency bitcoin, WEF believes it will become the "beating heart" of financial services in the next few decades. The r... Read More
3. Internet of Things will be a $400 billion market by 2019. That's where all kinds of objects get sensors, apps and join the internet.
Amazon, the cloud computing leader, doesn't sell hardware or ... Read More
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Google’s cloud customers can also tap into the power of the TPU chips, if they’re running applications that can benefit from the chips, Greene said. Google claims TPUs can handle machine learning ... Read More
Running a business today means contending with technologies that sound like plot devices from a comic book. Gene editing, artificial intelligence, voice-powered digital assistants—these are the unli... Read More
IBM Says Blockchain Can Power 'Open Scientific Research' in New Patent Filing
A patent application published Thursday claims the process of conducting scientific research can benefit from the blockchain.
Led by a team at IBM's Watson Research Center, the patent application p
CFTC Fines Bitcoin Trader $1.1 Million for Crypto Fraud
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has jailed a bitcoin trader and fined him over $1 million for running a fraudulent bitcoin and litecoin scheme.
According to a press release iss
Japanese Firms Claim Success in Marine Insurance Blockchain Trial
One of Japan's largest insurance companies, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance, and IT firm NTT DATA have completed a trial that put the paperwork for marine cargo insurance claims on a blockchain.
Accenture Puts Software License Management on a Blockchain Platform
Global professional services giant Accenture has rolled out a new software license management application built with tech from distributed ledger startup Digital Asset.
Accenture announced in a pre