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人間が犯す言葉の聞き間違いをAIは正してくれるか?答はノーだ | TechCrunch Japan

5 Key Artificial Intelligence Predictions For 2018: How Machine Learning Will Change Everything

During 2017 it was hard to escape predictions that artificial intelligence is about to change the world. In 2018, this is unlikely to change. However, an increased focus on repeatable and quantifiable results is likely to ground some of the “big picture” thinking in reality.<p>Don’t get me wrong - in …

Artificial Intelligence

AI is the next phase of human evolution

The upcoming paradigm shift is not just a technological revolution. It’s an evolutional revolution. It’s the biggest shift in human evolution since the dawn of time that will change who we are as a species for good.<p>AI will not replace humans, nor will it compete with us. Instead, we will utilize …

In China, mobile payments are creating a thriving industry of micro services

Paying for Starbucks using WeChat in China. Photo credit: Tencent.China may be known as the copycat nation, but the country is a genius at creating …

World's Fastest Blockchain Tested in Australia, Beats VISA's Payment System

For years, Bitcoin’s blockchain has been criticized for failing to accommodate a competitive transaction load, requiring a significant amount of …

Uber just released the ultimate millennial credit card

When all the millennials delete Uber, give them a free Spotify credit and see if they'll come back.<p>Uber just released its first credit card, and it's …

Flying

Fintech Startup TransferWise Cuts Fees as Competition Heats Up

TransferWise Ltd., the London-based international money transfer service that is considered one of Europe’s more promising financial technology …

スタートアップ時代が終わった後に何が来るのか? | TechCrunch Japan

‘Pay with Google’ goes live, allowing mobile users to pay with any card on file, not just those in Android Pay

Google announced today it’s launching a new way to pay on mobile devices, using any card you have on file – including those saved to your Google Account via products like Google Play, YouTube, Chrome, or Android Pay. This “pay with Google” option ties all these saved payment options together in a …

FinTech

NetsPay mobile wallet available for download

SINGAPORE - E-payment stalwart Nets is launching its mobile wallet app on Friday (Oct 20) – paving the way for millions of ATM card users here to …

Android Pay Visa Checkout available now, one year later

“Good thing comes to those who wait” or “better late than never”. Those are probably the two overused aphorisms that come to mind when thinking of …

Android News

FinTech builds on blockchain for international mobile payments

IBM has partnered with a Polynesian payments system provider and an open-source FinTech payment network to implement a new international exchange …

In the contactless payment era, why is cash making a comeback?

It’s never been easier to pay without using real money, and yet the value of banknotes and coins in the economy is rising at a rapid rate. Austerity, fear of a looming Brexit apocalypse, or growing criminality may all be behind it<p>As we enjoy an era of contactless payment, credit cards and bitcoin, …

Contactless Payments

4 men nabbed in Pasay for credit card fraud

Four men were arrested by police in separate entrapment operations in Pasay City Tuesday for alleged credit card fraud.<p>The suspects were identified …

Android Pay and Samsung Pay cardless withdrawals now available at 5,000+ Wells Fargo ATMs

Wells Fargo promised cardless ATM withdrawals using Android Pay, Samsung Pay and Apple Pay back in March, and has today announced that the facility is available at more than 5,000 machines across the USA.<p>A customer can initiate an ATM transaction by signing into leading mobile wallet features, such …

How startups play a key role in Indonesia’s payments scene

Photo credit: Flickr/Daniel Giovanni.Cash is the main method of payment in Indonesia. But some notable startups are leading the country’s payment …

Mobile payments to overtake credit cards by 2019, says UN report

In the near future, we'll be paying for goods and services with our phones rather than our credit cards, says a report from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).<p>In 2014, 51 percent of payments in developed countries were made with credit cards. However, that number is …

FinTech

The 10 countries where apps like Venmo and Apple Pay could replace cash sooner than you think

With the invent of mobile payment apps like Apple Pay, Google Wallet, Venmo, PayPal, and Square, our wallets and smartphones have become one.<p>In some countries, a cashless economy is all but inevitable — and could happen sooner than you think.<p>That's according to new research from global trading site …

Pay for your coffee with this analogue Timex

By Spencer Hart<p>Timex has just announced an analogue watch with a contactless payment strap, letting you pay for coffees, shopping, and the …

Hackers are using a terrifying new method for stealing cash out of ATMs

Hackers have a new hands-off approach to stealing money out of ATMs.<p>A report from Trends Micro says there is a shift in the ATM malware landscape …

ATMs

BRIEF-Infosys Finacle partners with ToneTag to offer sound-based contactless payments solutions

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Watch Microsoft’s AI suck at captioning gorgeous city landscapes on Twitter

Earlier this year, Microsoft opened up its Custom Vision framework to the public, empowering researchers and enthusiasts to effortlessly build and experiment with AI models; and it seems crafty users are already finding interesting ways to put the technology to use.<p>Recreational AI-ficionado Geoff …

Someone finally made an app to detect credit card skimmers at the gas pump

In less than 30 seconds a hacker can install a $10 piece of pre-built hardware – easily purchased online – into a gas pump. This device is called a skimmer and it’s designed to get your credit card number when you use it at the pump.<p>A clever developer came up with a somewhat simple approach to …

Can artificial intelligence and IoT feed the planet’s growing population?

The world is headed toward a major crisis, and it’s not the AI apocalypse. By 2050, the planet’s human population will reach beyond 9 billion, requiring food production to double in order to meet its growing needs. Meanwhile, parameters such as global warming and and the urbanization of life is …

暗号化通貨のイーサリアム、「数年」以内にVisaの規模になるとファウンダーが発言 | TechCrunch Japan

Google’s new payment app for India uses sound to transfer money

Tez works on any phone with a mic and speaker<p>Google has introduced a new payment app in India called Tez (the Hindi word for “fast”). Tez features a technology called audio QR that allows users to transfer money using sounds to pair two devices. Called the “cash mode option,” phones negotiate a …

Android Pay

Huawei takes a swipe at Apple, promises to unveil ‘The Real AI Phone’ next month

Huawei has never been one for subtlety in its marketing materials, but a recent Facebook video from the Chinese tech giant is one of its most cringy yet. The company has Apple in its sights after overtaking the iPhone-maker as the world’s second biggest smartphone brand, and is targeting the …

The Internet of Things is sending us back to the Middle Ages

Internet-enabled devices are so common, and so vulnerable, that hackers recently broke into a casino through its fish tank. The tank had internet-connected sensors measuring its temperature and cleanliness. The hackers got into the fish tank’s sensors and then to the computer used to control them, …

Video: Singapore gets into the swing of phone payments

From hawker centres to taxis, get ready to pay with your phone.This post Video: Singapore gets into the swing of phone payments appeared first on …

Truecaller will let you dial numbers and make payments with a quick scan

Truecaller is adding a clever feature to its handy dialer and caller ID app for Android this week that’ll make it a lot easier to ring numbers you’ve jotted down or spotted on a billboard.<p>Point your camera at a number – no matter if it’s handwritten, in print, or on signage – and Truecaller will …

Apps