Olusegun Oyekanmi

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GV invests in medical machine learning startup Owkin

Owkin, a medical research machine learning startup, has announced a new investor in the form of GV (formerly Google Ventures), which has now joined as a late entrant to Owkin’s series A round.<p>Founded in 2016, Owkin’s platform leverages deep learning algorithms to help clinical researchers across …

Machine Learning

Bitcoin explained by AI will melt your brain

Hello, I have watched this video and I will never be the same again.<p>By now I'm assuming we all have a fundamental understanding of what Bitcoin is: digital money regulated and distributed with encryption techniques, stored on a ledger independent of a centralised bank.<p>Something like that. Maybe go …

Bitcoin

Blockchain Talent Wars Escalate, Hindering Product Development

‘Most developers are millionaires already so they don’t really care about money’<p>David Schwartz, the chief cryptographer at blockchain startup Ripple Inc., recently saw a developer on his team receive not one, but two, $1 million signing bonus offers.<p>He said one offer was from a cryptocurrency …

Cryptocurrency

Hailee

SUNshine Girl Hailee likes country music and movies, especially comedies. This fun-lovin' Sagittarius also enjoys figure skating and spending time …

Oakland Athletics

How to Use Micro-Influencer Marketing to Get New Customers

You already know that influencer marketing is an excellent way to create trust.<p>It's also a key component to encouraging sales-driven conversations …

Public Relations

Ticketfly Cofounder and Monero Ringmaster Start New Blockchain Project

Dan Teree has been building ticketing businesses since the dotcom days.<p>When Teree joined TicketWeb in 1999, the then 3-year-old company claimed to be …

Startups

How to Use LinkedIn to Research Colleges

LinkedIn can be a helpful source of information on higher education.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from …

College & University

Former Obama Aide Targeted by Anti-Bitcoin Political Ad for Accepting Crypto Donations

Democratic congressional candidate Brian Forde has been targeted by anti-crypto political advertising for accepting Bitcoin (BTC) donations to his …

Government

Is it possible to create an environmentally friendly cryptocurrency?

While the media hype surrounding cryptocurrencies (mostly bitcoin) is not at the same level we saw at the end of 2017 and the beginning of 2018, the …

Costa Rica

Which brands inspire consumers the most with their missions

In the new ranking of American brands, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital is first, and Apple is number 68. The #MeToo movement ranks higher than Chipotle. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation edges out YouTube.<p>The ranking, called the World Value Index, looks at 200 major brands–companies, nonprofits, …

Nonprofits

Bitcoin Lead Developer Garvin Andresen Won’t Do Public Interviews Anymore: Bitcoin (BTC) Technical Analysis (May 23, 2018)

As it is, Bitcoin prices are basically in a consolidation and swaying within a tight $2,200 range with tops at $10,000. Regardless of recent swings, …

Cryptocurrency

Don't Chase The Platform, Chase The ROI

5 min read<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>About once a year, a new marketing craze emerges. Facebook was the beast for a while until they changed their algorithm and killed page reach. In its early years, Twitter was hot, until people …

Marketing

The Best Personalized Marketing Tools for 1-to-1 Marketing

Social media marketing enables you to connect with your audience on a more personal level - but what about your website, your email, and all of your …

Marketing

The Obvious Consequences of GDPR

This law is going to make a mess sooner rather than later.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying …

GDPR

Binance Postpones Listing of ZenCash Following Price Pump

Binance, the world’s largest digital-asset exchange by traded value, has announced the listing of ZenCash (ZEN) today, only to see the currency’s …

Cryptocurrency

How to Research Keywords for Social Media Marketing

Creating an effective social media strategy is much more than scheduling social media updates and monitoring your engagement. You also need to meet …

Public Relations

How to Make Your Website GDPR-Compliant

On May 25, 2018, the European Union regulations that govern general data protections known as GDPR go into effect. In order to comply with these …

Analytics

How the Dutch police is using AI to unravel cold cases

If the Dutch police would decide to solve all the cold cases in their archive today, just reading through the roughly 30 million sheets of paper would take them about a century.<p>Barring inventions of revolutionary life extension, most perpetrators, and probably the detectives themselves, would be …

Forensics

9 Inspiring Quotes from the 27-Year-Old Billionaire and Snap Co-Founder Evan Spiegel

While Snapchat might have lost its mojo, Evan Spiegel sure didn't.<p>Snap Inc. co-founder and one of the youngest billionaires of the decade Evan Spiegel has plenty of wisdom to share with the rest of the world.<p>While studying at Stanford in 2011, Spiegel developed Snapchat with his co-founders Bobby …

Social Media

We’re Not Running Any Crypto Scams, Regardless of What Twitter Says

If you wanted proof that crypto scams have gone mainstream, look no further than our Twitter accounts, @LilyKatz and @olgakharif. During the first …

Cryptocurrency

Takeaways From Social Media Week: The Three Keys To Customer Trust

If you’re keeping track of the current state of social media, you know maintaining consumer trust is a growing challenge. In his opening talk at this year’s Social Media Week NYC, Executive Director Toby Daniels emphasized the need to address the growing lack of trust in social media and its …

Marketing

Bitcoin Closing on Long-Term Bear Indicator Not Seen Since 2014

Following bitcoin's recent losses, a key long-term trend indicator is looking increasingly bearish.<p>Notably, the five-month moving average (MA) has …

Blockchain Startups

Four Signs It's Time To Revamp Your Digital Marketing Strategy

Every online business competes daily for market share. This field also becomes more competitive as new businesses enter the online arena. One of the best aspects of an online business is that customers and clients can come from anywhere. This is also one of the worst aspects, as competitors for the …

Marketing

How Blockchain Can Help Brands Identify Power Users and Maximize Social Engagement

Blockchain is the latest technology craze, and many industries, including marketing and advertising, are looking to implement it in an effort to …

Marketing

Why Brands Should Be Focusing On Engagement Time Over Impressions

The brutal truth is that impressions don’t matter. Too many brands and agencies celebrate the number of impressions or video views their creatives receive. However, most of those impressions are often paid for through social ads and don’t directly contribute to pushing business goals forward. The …

InterAct

EOS and Tron Market Participation Spikes in the Last 24 Hours: Tron, EOS, Litecoin, IOTA and Stellar Price Analysis (May 23, 2018)

In a run up to price explosions, counter trend moves are usually rampant. That’s what we have been seeing in the last two days or so. Long coverings …

Cryptocurrency

AI-powered CCTV cameras in China catch another wanted fugitive

Authorities caught a guy as he was leaving a concert. At least he got to listen to it first.<p>Unlike in some countries, China's facial recognition tech is working, and it's Black Mirror scary for its citizens.<p>Facial recognition cameras at a music concert over the weekend in Zhejiang province, eastern …

Artificial Intelligence

MIT Tests Smart Contract-Powered Bitcoin Lightning Network

An MIT test is providing a rare glimpse of how bitcoin might truly work at scale.<p>Revealed to CoinDesk last week, the prestigious U.S. university has …

Bitcoin

The Disruptive Rise of FinTech

<b>Fintech is altering our core understanding of what it means to receive a financial service and disrupting areas once monopolised by financial and</b> …

UK Economy

10 Types of Visual Social Media Posts That Get Shared Like Crazy

Do you want double your social engagement and get your content shared like crazy?<p>For small businesses and brands everywhere, posting multiple images …

Infographics