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En blokkjede er en metode for sikker overføring av verdier over internett. Metoden ble utviklet for å understøtte en digital valuta, Bitcoin, men kan …

The power of three: AI, IoT and blockchain

Innovation is actually being spurred by artificial intelligence and that its urgent need for data is fuelling a growth spurt for Big Data. Photo: …

Google Knows Literally Everything About You - Here's How To Delete That Data

Take back control of your information with these easy steps.<p>Google, just like Facebook, collects a lot of personal data about its users. While many …

What’s the difference between OneNote and OneNote 2016?

<i>One of the most commonly asked questions when delivering training on OneNote is 'which version should I use?' The aim of this blog post is to dispel</i> …

30% of all sites now run on WordPress

The folks at San Francisco-based Automattic have a good reason to celebrate this Monday: its WordPress content management system (CMS) now powers 30 percent of all sites on the web.<p>That’s according to W3Techs, a service run by Austrian consulting firm Q-Success that surveys the top 10 million sites …

Web Design

Navya unveils autonomous, electric cab, which will operate in Las Vegas in 2018

The driverless Autonom Cabs, which lack a cockpit or steering wheel, will be on the road in January in time for the Consumer Electronics Show<p>During a press conference today in Paris, the French autonomous vehicle company Navya introduced what it called a “mobility revolution.” Coming on the heels …

Las Vegas

The best Chrome extensions to boost your productivity right now

Thanks to the emergence of Web-based tools and services, most of us work primarily in the browser these days, and that means it’s our main productivity center.<p>Google Chrome is far and away the most popular browser around and it supports a huge number of extensions, which are essentially plugins …

Best Health Tech: How To Keep Fit And Healthy Using Technology

The ubiquity of fitness-tracking technology in recent years has meant people are generally becoming more conscious about their health.<p>Increasing mainstream availability of sensors on wearables such as smartwatches – that are able to give us better feedback about what’s happening in our bodies – …

Bosch and Nvidia create an AI supercomputer for self-driving tech

Bosch is creating the brain for the self-driving cars of the future.<p>At the international Bosch ConnectedWorld 2017 conference in Berlin this week, the supplier of technology and services presented an onboard computer for automated vehicles.<p>Thanks to artificial intelligence, the computer can apply …

Valve unveils a ‘cheaper, smaller, lighter’ VR base station prototype

We’ve already seen Valve tease the next generation of SteamVR controllers, now the company has offered a peak at a new base station. too.<p>Company programmer Joe Ludwig showcased a prototype for the next iteration of the hardware at a press event inside the Valve offices earlier this month, captured …

Norma McCorvey, once-anonymous plaintiff in 'Roe vs. Wade,' dies at 69

When Norma McCorvey revealed on Dallas television station in 1984 that she was the "Roe" in the landmark case that led the Supreme Court to legalize abortion, she called it "my law."<p>Fourteen years later, she told a U.S. Senate subcommittee that she would like nothing more than to see Roe vs. Wade …

10 Online Courses to Supercharge Your Career

Save an extra 70% during our biggest sale of the year.<p>Time to give your career a major course correction without leaving the couch. For a limited time, we're taking an extra 70% off our best online courses (all already discounted!) with coupon code <b>LEARN70</b> at checkout. Check out this deals page to …

4 Ways to Improve Your Strategic Thinking Skills

If you’ve ever received feedback that you “need to be more strategic,” you know how frustrating it can feel. To add insult to injury, the feedback rarely comes with any concrete guidance on what to do about it. One of my coaching clients, Lisa, a vice president of HR, was in this situation and …

How blockchain can create the world’s biggest supercomputer

Ben Dickson Contributor<p>Ben Dickson is a software engineer and the founder of TechTalks.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Unlocking the potential of eye tracking technology<br>• Can you trust crypto-token crowdfunding?<p>As our desktop computers, laptops, mobile devices, etc. stand idly by for a huge portion of …

Bitcoin Block Size and Scaling Issues May Be Solved With This New Solution

Bitcoin, Bitcoin’s Core developers, and Bitcoin’s underlying Blockchain technology have certainly done their job up to this point. Bitcoin has proven …

Bitcoin

Case Study: How Much Should a New CEO Shake Things Up?

Sam Island<p>Sena Aslan, the CEO of FDM Turkey, wished the drive from the Ankara airport to the bank’s largest branch were a bit longer. She had made site visits a hallmark of her short tenure at the company’s helm, because they helped her see how frontline employees were weathering the changes she’d …

Productivity has barely grown in the UK since the financial crisis, and now lags 35% behind Germany and 30% behind the US<p>The shortfall in productivity compared with other developed economies has long been Britain’s economic achilles heel. It is a problem that Conservative and Labour chancellors …

Economics

The best things to do with your new HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, or PlayStation VR

So you’ve been lucky enough to get a tethered VR headset for Christmas: Now what? VR headsets are still very new platforms, and you’ll probably be a little short on really high-quality games and apps for the near future. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t a lot to try out, no matter what headset you …

The Most Expensive Smart Home Device of 2016

Smart home devices got a lot of hype in 2016, from in-home assistants like the <b>Amazon</b> (NASDAQ: AMZN) Echo to connected and automated toilet seats. While most of these smart home devices range from under $100 to a few hundred, the <b>Samsung</b> (NASDAQOTH: SSNLF) "Family Hub" refrigerator, clocking in at a …

The eight essentials of innovation

Strategic and organizational factors are what separate successful big-company innovators from the rest of the field.<p><b>It’s no secret:</b> innovation is …

The best apps for your new Windows 10 PC

New PC? Start here<p>Congratulations! You just unwrapped a new Windows 10 PC for the holidays! Now you're wondering what the best apps are to install on your new machine. Fortunately, we're here to help, with some of our top picks to try out on your new PC.<p><i>We've rounded up our favorite and most-used</i> …

The roles of cloud computing and fog computing in the Internet of Things revolution

The IoT is generating an unprecedented amount of data, which in turn puts a tremendous strain on the Internet infrastructure. As a result, companies are working to find ways to alleviate that pressure and solve the data problem.<p>Cloud computing will be a major part of that, especially by making all …

These are the first five things you should do with your new Google Home

We’ve given a lot of praise to Google’s first home assistant, Google Home. It’s undoubtedly going to be a popular gift this holiday season, so if you just got your own Google Home, there are the five things you should do right off the bat.<p>– Link your Netflix account<p>One of the first things you …

2016: The Year That Deep Learning Took Over the Internet

On the west coast of Australia, Amanda Hodgson is launching drones out towards the Indian Ocean so that they can photograph the water from above. The …

Machine Learning

IEEE puts out a first draft guide for how tech can achieve ethical AI design

One of the barriers standing in the way of ethically designed AI systems that benefit humanity as a whole, and avoid the pitfalls of embedded algorithmic biases, is the tech industry’s lack of ownership and responsibility for ethics, according to technical professional association, the IEEE.<p>The …

A 27-year-old raised $10 million from venture capitalists for an unusual hedge fund

The 27-year-old in question is Olaf Carlson-Wee, and he's launching a strategy that invests in cryptocurrencies.<p>To be clear, the $10 million managed by Carlson-Wee's Polychain Capital is peanuts in the hedge fund world. But Polychain's strategy is rare, with few other funds trading in …

BMW signs on to develop in-car AI and IoT services with IBM’s Watson

As BMW continues to weld a position for itself in the next generation of connected and autonomous car technology, it’s signed up for one more partnership that focuses on the data side of the equation.<p>Today, IBM announced that it would be working with BMW on R&D where Watson sensors and computing …

BMW Partners With IBM To Add Watson's Cognitive Computing Capabilities To Its Cars

Watch out Tesla and Google: the race for whom will build the car of the future is still far from over. German automakers are working hard to stay ahead of the pack and add new capabilities to their reliable, if sometimes unexciting, vehicles.<p>Back in September BMW, Audi and Mercedes announced the …

BMW is putting IBM's Watson AI in the passenger seat

BMW is working with IBM to put Watson in four hybrid supercars. Here's why<p>The BMW i8 is already one of the most futuristic-looking cars on the road, …