Adrian Lo

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Is Xi Jinping’s Bold China Power Grab Starting to Backfire?

A few months ago, Xi Jinping seemed unstoppable. He’d just abolished presidential term limits and announced the most sweeping government overhaul in …

China

How 3,000 streetlights turned San Diego into America’s smartest city

Perhaps no American metropolitan area has received more accolades for its smart city initiatives than San Diego. The city of 1.4 million people (more …

San Diego

Most of AI’s Business Uses Will Be in Two Areas

While overall adoption of artificial intelligence remains low among businesses (about 20% upon our last study), senior executives know that AI isn’t just hype. Organizations across sectors are looking closely at the technology to see what it can do for their business. As they should—we estimate …

Artificial Intelligence

Understanding Blockchain: A Beginners Guide to Ethereum Smart Contract Programming

One of the hottest technologies of late is <i>blockchain</i>. A blockchain is a digital transaction of records that’s arranged in chunks of data called …

Blockchains aren’t just tech, they’re new economic systems

Forget for a moment about the value of the cryptocurrencies that you may or may not own. Instead of thinking of blockchains as investment bets or just cool technology, think of them as entirely new, and previously impossible, economic systems. Because that’s what they are.<p>Just like any economy, a …

Blockchain

Hemp will save us from fire, cockroaches, heat, and microplastics

Hemp has been illegal for decades, but it’s a huge improvement over many common materials.<p>I got my first introduction to hemp a few years ago when I …

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

Sponsored: The Future of Retail is Happening Right Now in China

If you need evidence of the US retail sector’s precarious condition, consider that more than 9,000 stores closed last year, and another 12,000 are on the chopping block this year, according to commercial property firm Cushman & Wakefield.<p>Despite a 4.2% rise in 2017 over the previous year, US retail …

eCommerce

Being a great boss comes down to knowing when to use two distinct skills

Leadership and management are fundamentally different things.<p>Which one you should practice depends not on you, but on your business.<p>Businesses go through phases in their lives, just as people do. What you need to grow today is different from what you needed to grow this time last year. Some days …

Employment

Cardano: a rising cryptocurrency that wants to change the world

On Oct. 1, 2017, an unusual event caused a collective gasp in the world of cryptocurrencies. A little known cryptocurrency called Cardano — or ADA, …

We are doomed

I’m sorry to inform you, but it appears the end is nigh.<p>Boston Dynamics, the robotics company now owned by SoftBank (and once deemed too creepy for Google to keep its hands on), released a new video today (Feb. 12) of its latest four-legged creation.<p>The video shows the latest iteration of its Spot …

Robotics

What's in your virtual wallet? An illustrated guide to bitcoin

Despite generating breathless coverage throughout the year, bitcoin still baffles many. Follow the path below for a working sense of how the …

Sweatcoin lets you earn crypto for working out

Want a way to workout and earn some coin? Sweatcoin has risen to the top of the App Store for helping folks get something more than just a glow for taking those daily steps.<p>The startup says it has accumulated more than 5 million users in the past year and increased revenue by 266 percent in the …

Here are all the theories explaining the crypto market crash

LONDON — Bitcoin on Wednesday dropped below $10,000, almost 50% below its December peak, as the cryptocurrency market entered the second day of a sell-off.<p>Almost all major cryptocurrencies fell on Tuesday and the market slump has extended into Wednesday. The combined value of the more than 1,400 …

Cryptocurrency

12 Cryptocurrencies To Watch In 2018 (Besides Bitcoin) | Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, TRON, Bitcoin Cash

The year 2017 may forever be known on Wall Street as the year of bitcoin. However, in recent weeks, several other cryptocurrencies have gotten some …

How I Increased My LinkedIn Views By 10x Almost Immediately

And the numbers keep climbing<p>For almost as long as I've been writing on the internet, I've been sharing my posts on LinkedIn. To be honest, I did so because it was easy. I just clicked on the little button above and that was that. I never expected many people to see what I wrote, because each …

Forget Cryptocurrencies, Invest In Platforms

If the story of 2017 for the financial world turned in large part on the mainstream recognition of Bitcoin, then the story for 2018 in the …

The Basics of Blockchain Technology, Explained in Plain English

Anything and everything you need to know about what makes blockchain technology tick.<p>Historically, no asset has been a greater source of wealth …

Blockchain

Science Says 'Team Players' Don't Get Hired (Here's the Surprising Data)

All the folks who tell you to say you're a 'team player' are dead wrong. Here's why.<p>Looking for a job? Maybe you've been told you should make sure people know you're a real team player.<p>It turns out, that's a huge mistake.<p>Because, sure, employers like to <i>say</i> they value people who can work well on …

Fitbit’s investment in glucose-monitoring startup is part of its plans for the future

• Fitbit confirmed its $6 million investment in Sano, a glucose-monitoring startup<br>• The investment is Fitbit’s first in a startup<br>• Fitbit said the investment fits in the company’s future plans, but did not say whether a future device will have glucose tracking<p>Known for making fitness-oriented wearables, …

Wearable Tech

What is a blockchain?

Blockchain technology is commonly associated with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, but that’s only the tip of the iceberg. Some people think …

Blockchain

AI cyberattacks will be almost impossible for humans to stop

As early as 2018, we can expect to see truly autonomous weaponised artificial intelligence that delivers its blows slowly, stealthily and virtually …

Artificial Intelligence

5 terrifying stories that warn of an AI apocalypse

The future of artificial intelligence could save humanity — or destroy it.<p>AI boasts dozens of advantages that will push society into a brighter …

4 Trillion-Dollar Industries Blockchain Is Poised to Disrupt -- in a Good Way

The threat of hacking and complex free-trade logistics are just two current challenges that Blockchain can ease.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over the past few months, the Blockchain ecosystem has grown tremendously. Not only have cryptocurrencies continued to rise in …

Blockchain

Kevin O'Leary explains one big thing people don't understand about bitcoin (but need to)

With the recent frenzy around the staggering rise in the price of bitcoin, which briefly reached a high of $19,340 trading on the Coinbase exchange …

Every investor needs to know these 12 valuation ratios

An uninformed investor: "This stock is so cheap! The current stock price is only $0.50!"<p>A smart investor: "Umm…the stock price means nothing. Your stock's EBITDA multiple is negative!"<p>I know. Cheesy example. But hopefully, it gets the point across. Just because the stock price is trading under $1 …

Investing

Bitcoin Crashes and Then Surges in Wild Weekend Action

Bitcoin is proving that investing in digital currencies isn’t for the faint of heart.<p>After plunging as much as 29 percent from a record high …

Why Bitcoin Could Split Into Three in November: QuickTake Q&A

Bitcoin has become so successful that the way it operates needs upgrading, and fast. Trouble is, there are opposing views on how to do that and no …

How Industry 4.0 helped Bosch Rexroth improve production lines

FundamentalsSmart Factory<p>Juan Pedro Tomás • November 2, 2017 • 245<p>Leveraging Industry 4.0 for a zero failure strategy<p>Bosch Rexroth manufactures …

Manufacturing