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India lifts ban on cryptocurrencies trading

India lifts ban on cryptocurrencies trading

The Supreme Court delivered its decision this Wednesday after hearing the petition challenging the RBI’s decision to ban the Cryptocurrency trade in India.

International Investment March 5, 2020
Amazon, Coinbase Among Best Businesses Using Blockchain

Amazon, Coinbase Among Best Businesses Using Blockchain

This week we are taking a look at five companies that stand out from our Blockchain 50 list, a list celebrating the companies who are best using blockchain to innovate their businesses.

Forbes March 5, 2020
Hackers’ delight: Small businesses investing more in Internet of Things, less on cybersecurity

Hackers’ delight: Small businesses investing more in Internet of Things, less on cybersecurity

Investing in technology is top of mind for small business owners — with 44% saying they plan to invest in resources related to the Internet of Things, or IoT.

CNBC March 4, 2020
Robot uses artificial intelligence and imaging to draw blood

Robot uses artificial intelligence and imaging to draw blood

Rutgers engineers have created a tabletop device that combines a robot, artificial intelligence and near-infrared and ultrasound imaging to draw blood or insert catheters to deliver fluids and drugs.

Tech Xplore March 4, 2020
RTP Global announces new €580 million early-stage fund to back tech startups

RTP Global announces new €580 million early-stage fund to back tech startups

Today RTP Global, the venture capital firm focused on early-stage technology investments, is launching a new fund of approximately €580.8 million to support tech founders across Europe, North America, India and South-East Asia.

EU-Startups March 3, 2020
Five, the self-driving startup, raises $41M and pivots into B2B, away from building its own fleet

Five, the self-driving startup, raises $41M and pivots into B2B, away from building its own fleet

We are still years away from a time when fully-autonomous cars will be able to drive us from A to B, and the complexity of getting to that point is likely going to need hundreds of billions of dollars of investment before it becomes a reality.

Tech Crunch March 3, 2020
Israel Applies AI To Healthcare, Building On Leadership In Cybersecurity, Digital Medical Records

Israel Applies AI To Healthcare, Building On Leadership In Cybersecurity, Digital Medical Records

The global outbreak of the new Coronavirus brought to our attention an inconvenient truth about influenza: The seasonal flu kills between 291,000 to 645,000 people worldwide each year.

Forbes March 3, 2020
Deep learning rethink overcomes major obstacle in AI industry

Deep learning rethink overcomes major obstacle in AI industry

Rice University computer scientists have overcome a major obstacle in the burgeoning artificial intelligence industry by showing it is possible to speed up deep learning technology without specialized acceleration hardware like graphics processing units (GPUs).

Tech Xplore March 2, 2020
Understanding the limits of CNNs, one of AI’s greatest achievements

Understanding the limits of CNNs, one of AI’s greatest achievements

After a prolonged winter, artificial intelligence is experiencing a scorching summer mainly thanks to advances in deep learning and artificial neural networks. To be more precise, the renewed interest in deep learning is largely due to the success of convolutional neural networks (CNNs), a neural network structure that is especially good at dealing with visual data.

Tech Talks March 2, 2020
Google cloud boss looks to AI as it fights Amazon, Microsoft duopoly

Google cloud boss looks to AI as it fights Amazon, Microsoft duopoly

Robert Enslin had worked for enterprise software giant SAP for 27 years, and was president of its cloud business group, until his resignation shocked the industry last April.

Financial Review March 2, 2020
Microsoft Invests In A New AI For Health Initiative

Microsoft Invests In A New AI For Health Initiative

As one of the richest people in the world, Bill Gates is known for contributing to global health through the Gates Foundation. As his biggest legacy, Microsoft is also moving in the same direction.

Forbes February 28, 2020
How We Educate Our Children Will Change In The Age Of Artificial Intelligence

How We Educate Our Children Will Change In The Age Of Artificial Intelligence

In the age of artificial intelligence, technology has given us many online tools, apps, and robots to help us educate our children. But, as parents know, nothing beats one-on-one interaction between a parent and a child.

Forbes February 28, 2020
Eastern Caribbean should consider digital currency: IMF

Eastern Caribbean should consider digital currency: IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said the Eastern Caribbean should consider a common digital currency across the region to boost resources.

International Investment February 26, 2020
How artificial intelligence is transforming business

How artificial intelligence is transforming business

For the last 20 years, cynics have worried that the advancement of artificial intelligence (AI) would ravage businesses, leaving behind mass unemployment and an increase in wealth inequality.

Tech Talks February 26, 2020
South Korea proposes gradual tax imposition on cryptocurrency trading

South Korea proposes gradual tax imposition on cryptocurrency trading

The South Korean government is proposing a trading tax on cryptocurrencies, as part of its tax reform plan for 2020 due to be announced later this year.

International Investment February 24, 2020
Banks to adopt blockchain in the next three to five years: JPMorgan

Banks to adopt blockchain in the next three to five years: JPMorgan

“The groundwork is now in place for more mainstream adoption of blockchain technology at the same time that the foundation is being established for the development of digital currency and fast payments,” JPMorgan said.

International Investment February 24, 2020

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