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IDG Contributor Network: SRE vs DevOps: What's the difference?

In today’s always-on digital economy, DevOps is quickly becoming as mainstream as the cloud. Indeed, DevOps was born out of a need for faster …

DevOps

How blockchain will transform the e-commerce industry over the next few years

Blockchain technology should be considered the most disruptive technology invention of the fourth industrial revolution. The world has never seen a technology as powerful as blockchain technology and it could potentially impact all sectors of the economy complete will transforming it through top …

Blockchain

This smart house could keep track of your health like a live-in nurse

When people get sick, they go to the doctor. However, wouldn’t it be better to keep track of your health on a daily basis? That can take a lot of …

Google Fiber

Can blockchain ease banks’ digital-identity concerns?

A startup called Spring Labs has launched a blockchain network with the goal of getting lenders and data providers to share data to help verify …

How blockchain will disrupt Google, Apple, Amazon, and Facebook

In the eyes of “experts,” when it comes to blockchain, there is often no middle ground — it will either be boom or bust, nothing in between.<p>I for one have become a big proponent of blockchain technology, especially the crypto-economics used to jumpstart powerful network effects.<p>But with so many …

Blockchain

10 Jaw-Dropping Facts About the Internet of Things

These 10 facts will help you understand the tech industry’s next big land grab.<p>The Internet of Things (IoT), which connects various devices to each …

5 Reasons to Attend a Hackathon

Many people find that working together creates better results than working solo, especially when innovating new ways to use technology and protect it …

Tech giants are coming for incumbent banks

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Fintech Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>As incumbent financial institutions (FIs) and fintechs become more collaborative with each other, banks are growing more concerned with another type of competitor, so-called …

Want to know how Deep Learning works? Here’s a quick guide for everyone.

Image credit: Datanami<b>Artificial Intelligence</b> (AI) and <b>Machine Learning</b> (ML) are some of the hottest topics right now.The term <b>“AI”</b> is thrown around …

Fintech awareness is surprisingly low in the UK

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Fintech Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Despite the high number of UK consumers who use financial products and the extent of financial services penetration in the country — 91% of people across the UK have a current …

LendingClub, a peer-to-peer loans platform, just launched its Android app for investors

"Alternative investing" is all the rage these days, and Lending Club is one of the most interesting examples. At its simplest, it's a peer-to-peer …

Peer-to-peer

Opinion: One chart shows all the bubbles that are about to pop

It wasn’t always this way. We never used to get a giant, speculative bubble every seven to eight years. We really didn’t.<p>In 2000, we had the dot-com …

10 tips for change management success

<b>What is change management?</b>Change management is the discipline of leading individuals, teams and entire organizations through organizational change …

How banks and financial institutions are implementing blockchain technology

How Blockchain Technology Spawned Virtual Currencies<p>Blockchain technology, less commonly known as distributed ledger technology (DLT), is the underlying foundation that can create shared digital databases of entries that are unchangeable.<p>Initially, the tech's developers conceived it as a way to …

Digital Transformation - Part III: The Internet of Things Changes Everything

<i>by Rod Collins, Innovation Sherpa at</i> Salt Flats<p>In 2006, Don Tapscott and Anthony D. Williams described in their book <i>Wikinomics</i> how a new phenomenon they called mass collaboration was going to change everything. They recognized that this unprecedented capacity for self-organization would give rise …

Digital Transformation in Retail Banking: The Human Challenge

Retail banking faces challenges from everywhere in these trying times. Low interest rates that are unlikely to grow seriously impact the revenue …

Chart: Ranking the World's Most Valuable Brands

Chart: Ranking the World’s Most Valuable Brands<p>In just 10 years, tech brands have taken over the list<p><i>The Chart of the Week is a weekly Visual</i> …

List-Worthy

Amazon innovation chief: 'We are failing and will continue to fail'

Amazon's vice president for global innovation policy and communications, Paul Misener, gave the keynote speech at Retail Week's tech conference in London this week, telling the assembled retailers what they can learn from the ecommerce giant's growth.<p>Misener, who has been with Amazon for over 15 …

Cisco Retail Solutions

Mobile technology is revamping loyalty schemes

THOSE of a cynical bent might think Tom Stuker a glutton for punishment. Over the years, Mr Stuker has flown more than 18m miles (29m kilometres) on …

Why China can't get enough of QR codes

The world's second largest economy is on the fast track to ditching cash.<p>Hundreds of millions of shoppers in China increasingly use their smartphones to buy everything from designer handbags to street snacks. At the heart of the country's digital payments boom are QR codes, two-dimensional images …

QR codes

Sinergia Cowork Palermo: Adaptive Reuse at its Industrial Best

Adaptive reuse of old structures is as much about saving resources and energy as it is about cutting back on construction costs and preserving the …

Two alt lenders land major business-boosting deals

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Fintech Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Two of the UK's biggest names in small- and medium-sized business (SMB) alt lending, Funding Circle and MarketInvoice, this week announced partnerships with third parties to …

Digital Disruption Changing The Banking Industry

Digital transformation is changing every industry, and unsurprisingly, banking is at the forefront of this trend. Banks need to improve the customer …

BBVA trains 1000 'ambassadors of design'

23 June 2017 | 11619 views | 1<p>BBVA is promising to put design and user experience (UX) at the centre of its digital strategy by training up 1000 …

FinTech

Costs of bank cyber thefts hit SWIFT profit last year

LONDON (Reuters) - Dealing with cyber hacks on banks ate into profit last year at the SWIFT messaging system, which financial institutions use to move trillions of dollars each day.<p>Hackers stole $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank in February last year after gaining access to its SWIFT …

What open APIs will mean for the future of mobile payments

It’s safe to say by this point that the launch of the Pay platforms, like Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and so on, haven’t exactly set the world alight.<p>Usage numbers remain difficult to come by, always a telling sign, and while growth may be slow and steady, it’s not the death knell for banks in the …

How 5 Tech Giants Make Their Billions

How 5 Tech Giants Make Their Billions is a good doughnut-style data visualization design from Visual Capitalist.<p><i>These five tech companies are the</i> …

An internal Santander memo leaked to Guardian Money says 10% of its global profits come from international cash transfers, and it charges six times more than newer rivals<p>When senior Santander executives gathered in the principality of Andorra in January this year, the bank’s “innovation director” …

FinTech

10 ways companies are driving innovation

During this year’s Super Bowl, Ford aired a commercial showing how it’s working on new ways to solve transportation problems. Many companies are engaged in similar efforts as they strive to remain one step ahead of market-changing startups like Uber, WhatsApp, Slack, and Snap. And when internal …