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5 tips on surviving the crisis, from Europe’s startups

5 tips on surviving the crisis, from Europe’s startups

We have never lived through a pandemic of this size in our lifetimes, so it’s particularly difficult to know how to take action. We can’t ask our predecessors, nor can we ask Google. We truly are out on a limb here. The only way to move forward is to put our heads together and share what we see is working – and not working – in real-time.

EU-Startups April 16, 2020
Chinese startup Rokid pitches COVID-19 detection glasses in US

Chinese startup Rokid pitches COVID-19 detection glasses in US

Hangzhou based AI startup Rokid is in talks with several companies to sell its T1 glasses in America, according to Rokid’s U.S. Director Liang Guan. Rokid is among a wave of Chinese companies creating technology to address the coronavirus pandemic, which has dealt a blow to the country’s economy.

Tech Crunch April 16, 2020
Investors explain COVID-19’s impact on consumer startups Josh Constine, Arman Tabatabai

Investors explain COVID-19’s impact on consumer startups Josh Constine, Arman Tabatabai

Home fitness and games as gathering places are a few of the startup verticals propelled by unprecedented shifts in behavior due to shelter-in-place orders. We surveyed the top investors in consumer and social apps to learn about 2020’s startup trends, the M&A climate, the threat of incumbents copying new entrants, underserved demographics and which features are poised to be unbundled from the biggest apps.

Tech Crunch April 16, 2020
Cybercriminals are exploiting fears of the pandemic to steal personal information

Cybercriminals are exploiting fears of the pandemic to steal personal information

Hackers are taking advantage of the disruption and fears caused by the pandemic to steal personal information from people, cybersecurity experts told CNBC.

CNBC April 15, 2020
10 Ways AI Can Improve Digital Transformation's Success Rate

10 Ways AI Can Improve Digital Transformation's Success Rate

Digitally transforming or improving customers’ experiences needs to be the cornerstone of any investment in new technologies or business processes. It’s important to get beyond digital transformation as purely a technical, abstract construct and see it as a must-have strategy to retain customers and attract new ones.

Forbes April 15, 2020
What Technology Accelerates Long-Term After The Short-Term COVID-19 Danger Subsides?

What Technology Accelerates Long-Term After The Short-Term COVID-19 Danger Subsides?

I recently sat down with my friend and fellow analyst Daniel Newman, of Futurum Research, for a podcast discussion on some of the technology trends we expect to accelerate in the post-corona world.

Forbes April 14, 2020
Calling On AI And Quantum Computing To Fight The Coronavirus

Calling On AI And Quantum Computing To Fight The Coronavirus

Can human ingenuity assisted by new and emerging technologies overpower Covid-19? Will faster processing of more—and more relevant—data, analyzed with the right models, yield better insights into mitigating the spread of future pandemics, designing effective treatments, and developing successful vaccines?

Forbes April 14, 2020
AI Is Helping Us Combat The Economic Problem Of Human Trafficking

AI Is Helping Us Combat The Economic Problem Of Human Trafficking

When we think of human trafficking, we often think about the despondent faces of women and children who live in slums all over the world. What if human trafficking is much closer to home than we think?

Forbes April 14, 2020
Israeli Innovators Harness Artificial Intelligence Technologies To Curb The Global COVID-19 Pandemic

Israeli Innovators Harness Artificial Intelligence Technologies To Curb The Global COVID-19 Pandemic

As the number of people who’ve tested positive for coronavirus is mounting and could reach 2 million in the coming days, Israeli innovators are harnessing artificial intelligence technologies to curb the global pandemic, perhaps the most challenging public health crisis in modern history.

Forbes April 13, 2020
5 ways COVID-19 is impacting fintech startups

5 ways COVID-19 is impacting fintech startups

We’re living in a new macroeconomic narrative with major changes taking place every day. We’re also witnessing exceptional measures being put in place to support startups, for example France making €4 billion available and Germany pledging a €2 billion aid package.

EU-Startups April 13, 2020
Microsoft exec says coronavirus could spark big shift for AI in health care

Microsoft exec says coronavirus could spark big shift for AI in health care

Microsoft chief technology officer Kevin Scott grew up fascinated by the 1960s Apollo space program and then-President John F. Kennedy’s vision of a moon shot. Now, he envisions just as ambitious a project taking shape as a consequence of the coronavirus pandemic.

Tech Xplore April 7, 2020
U.S. High Performance Computing Takes On COVID-19

U.S. High Performance Computing Takes On COVID-19

In the battle against the COVID-19 coronavirus, we need all our weapons to defeat this enemy. And high-performance computing (HPC) may be one of the most valuable weapons.

Forbes April 6, 2020
Malta regulator warns of steep rise in covid-19 scams

Malta regulator warns of steep rise in covid-19 scams

In a statement the MFSA said: “The scammers are taking advantage of the scenario. They are taking advantage of people who are more vulnerable and are now becoming more reliant on technology due to the mandatory social distancing we all have to follow.”

International Investment April 6, 2020
AI is helping scientists navigate thousands of COVID-19 research papers

AI is helping scientists navigate thousands of COVID-19 research papers

As the world unites in the fight against COVID-19, scientists and researchers around the world are studying the novel coronavirus and publishing their findings in peer-reviewed journals and pre-print servers.

Tech Talks April 6, 2020
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

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