Manju Mohan

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This 10-Minute Exercise Is Scientifically Proven to Make You Feel Better About Yourself

Here's what happened when psychologist Renee Engeln tried it on about 1,500 young women.<p>Do you feel confident, secure, and generally good about yourself? Or are you constantly piling on self-criticism, scolding yourself for your many failings, and especially for the way you look? If your answer is …

Happiness

How Blockchain is Disrupting the Accounting Industry

Blockchain could be coming for the accounting industry.<p>Blockchain is arguably one of the most discussed technologies of 2018, and there's a reason for that. As a sort of indestructible and incorruptible ledger, it offers a new way to store and share data in such a way that it's simultaneously …

9 Industries That Will Soon Be Disrupted By Blockchain

In many industries, companies will need to adapt or be replaced.<p>Let's face it. Many people are resistant to technological changes in both their personal lives and at the office. However, what they often lack is the vision to see how the new technology they are resisting will improve their lives in …

Blockchain could reshape the world – and the far right is one step ahead | Josh Hall

Crypto technology is coming to a crossroads. Those who want to use it to radically redistribute wealth must take urgent action<p>Attack of the 50 Foot Blockchain reads the title of a 2017 book. From currency speculation through to verifying the provenance of food, blockchain technology is eking out …

Blockchain

Ethereum will soon test sharding to fix scaling issues, Vitalik Buterin hints

Vitalik Buterin has made it clear that designing more efficient scaling solutions is one of the biggest challenges for the Ethereum blockchain – and it seems the company is gearing up take on this hurdle head-on. Buterin has indicated the company will soon begin testing its new scaling tech better …

Tired of spammy ads and blatant banners? Blockchain might fix that

The online advertising model is far from perfect, in fact, it is broken. From a consumer’s point of view, they get served way too many ads on overcrowded banners or in their spam box. From a business’s point of view, the ads are too pricey.<p>Businesses currently pay for ads on an “impressions, views …

How blockchain can help the fight against counterfeit goods

At one point, purchasing goods and services online was more of a novelty experience with high shipping costs. Today, online purchases are a …

What is a blockchain? GeekWire’s guide to this game-changing technology and its vast potential

Most technologies touted as “game-changing” are just somewhat modified versions of something already in use. Blockchains are different, and while it …

Smartphone usage by the numbers via Deloitte

Smartphone usage and adoption has matured, but 47 percent of consumers want less of their devices.<p>Americans collectively check smartphones 12 billion …

Execs are obsessed with blockchain because they can’t afford to ignore it anymore

The blockchain hype is real, and it’s become the talk of C-suites around the world. Quarterly reports and conference calls that mention “blockchain” are running at an all-time high this earnings season. Behold:<p>Incidentally, the price of bitcoin, which is the first technology to use a blockchain, …

Blockchain

Are there any bitcoin stocks worth buying?

Believe it or not, at least five stocks have been tethered in some way to bitcoin -- but that doesn't make them worth buying.<p>When the dust finally settles and the calendar changes over to 2018, investors are likely to look back on 2017 as the year of the cryptocurrency.<p>Having begun the year with a …

Bitcoin’s Digital Cousin Is Disrupting Cryptocurrencies

Just when you thought you had a handle on the newfangled crypto craze, here comes bitcoin cash.<p>Bitcoin’s lesser-known cousin, the so-called cash …

A legendary software company is trying to make the tech industry more ethical with a new way to track and fix bugs

As Big Tech gets ever bigger, so too do the ethical issues raised by its products.<p>For every problem technology seemingly solves, it also seems to pose us with new dilemmas or challenges. Just in the recent past, we've seen everything from state-sponsored Yahoo hacks, to white supremacists embracing …

Project Management

ScanTrust raises $4.2 million for QR codes in supply chains

ScanTrust wants to add a layer of security to business supply chains by providing real-time data through a unique QR code. The Lausanne, Switzerland-based startup announced today that it has raised $4.2 million in a round led by Credit Suisse’s SVC. Innogy Ventures, Castor Ventures, ID Capital, and …

QR codes

Forget Iris Scans, Canadians to Use Blockchain for Digital IDs

Estonia has long had digital identity cards, Indians use iris scans to authenticate money transfers, and soon Canadians will be able to verify …

Where the knowledge economy meets Cryptocurrency for powerful change

Of course, with any type of blockchain-based service like this, there’s a major downside – how to recruit people to use your marketplace. In fact, for many ICOs, getting people to join and use a new marketplace takes a significant chunk of their working capital.<p>And we are all creatures of habit – …

Knowledge Economy