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Australian Banking and Finance | RFi Group

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8 reasons why insurers should be engaging with the IoT

The Internet of Things Is Transforming the Insurance Industry

Author<p>Nicholas Chen<p>Specializes in insurance management consulting, strategy, digital, innovation, and mergers and acquisitions.<p>Towers Watson, Hong …

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A World Without Work

For centuries, experts have predicted that machines would make workers obsolete. That moment may finally be arriving. Could that be a good thing?<p><b>1. Youngstown, U.S.A.</b><p>The end of work is still just a futuristic concept for most of the United States, but it is something like a moment in history for …

Income Inequality

How CFD Modeling Will Help GE Understand Jet Engine Turbulence - GE

Vittorio Michelassi is patient man, but even he doesn’t have enough time. As the chief engineer for aerodynamics at a GE Aviation research center, …

The BBVA bank vaults that hoard data instead of bullion | Financial Times

The processors, roughly six feet tall, huddle in subterranean corridors. Apart from their humming, the room is locked in something close to …

Makers Playground — Stimulating the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs in Brussels - GE Reports

As Europe’s youth search for employment and acquiring the skills of the future, GE Garages provides pop-up learning lab on modern …

Entrepreneurship

How The Digital Age Is Changing Manufacturing - GE Reports

The digital age will provide manufacturing insights that will save money and transform how we work across supply chains.<p>As manufacturing leaders and …

Robot check-in: The hotel concierge goes hi-tech

<b>The machines may soon be taking over the reception desk.</b><p>In July, the Henn-na Hotel will open in the city of Sasebo, Japan, and its owners hope this will be a new frontier for the hospitality industry.<p>It will be staffed by 10 life-like robots, with only two flesh-and-blood staff members on the …

Hospitality

Here’s What Happened When A Neighborhood Decided To Ban Cars For A Month

Everyone loved it, obviously. And the world didn’t fall apart.<p>Two years ago, an average neighborhood in the South Korean city of Suwon embarked on a radical experiment: For one month, the neighborhood suddenly got rid of every car.<p>Called the Ecomobility Festival, it was created as a way to help the …

Why Social Progress Matters

CAMBRIDGE – Economic growth has lifted hundreds of millions of people out of poverty and improved the lives of many more over the last half-century. …

A Cambrian moment - Tech startups

Special report<p>Tech startupsA Cambrian moment<p>ABOUT 540M YEARS ago something amazing happened on planet Earth: life forms began to multiply, leading to …

This Tech Nightmare Shows Why We Need 'Enchanted Objects'

Inventor and M.I.T. Media Lab researcher David Rose has a bleak vision of what lies ahead:<p>"I have a recurring nightmare. It is years into the future. All the wonderful everyday objects we once treasured have disappeared, gobbled up by an unstoppable interface: a slim slab of black glass. Books, …

Google Glass

Baby baby: The tech that rocks the cradle

<b>One day, your grandchildren will be incredulous you survived the cradle without masses of technology.</b><p>The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, a traditional hotbed of new gadgetry, has rattled with tech for tots over the last few years.<p>Inexpensive and power-efficient bluetooth technology and a …

Everyone Has a Great View in a Spinning Apartment Building

One designer's solution to class conflict caused by blocked views.<p>The biggest class conflict for coming generations will not be access to good education or medical care. It will be who has the best view. Or that's what industrial designer Shin Kuo is kind of implying, writing:<p>According to my …

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25 Ideas Shaping The Future Of Design

What the landscape of design will look like in 2020, according to the most innovative designers of 2015.<p>Design is always changing, and with tech and design increasingly aligning, we’re arguably headed to the most radical period of change in design history. How radical will the design landscape of …

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Why Millennials Understand The Future Of Work Better Than Anyone Else

We can learn a lot about the future of work from how millennials are approaching and redefining their careers.<p>The 9-to-5 grind is over.<p>I call that traditional view, “Big Work,” and millennials intuitively understand that’s not where the future is. They are, in a sense, the first generation of …

How Consumers Understand (and Misunderstand) Pricing Cues

Getty Images<p>Giant suburban stores with tacky displays always have the best prices, right? Just as urban stores with beautiful gourmet sections have the highest ones?<p>New research suggests that people persist in believing these stereotypes, even though they’re not always true.<p>Ryan Hamilton, of Emory …

How to Launch Your Digital Platform

For online platform businesses, customer mobilization challenges loom large. The most successful platforms connect two or more types of users—buyers and sellers on a shopping portal, travelers and hotel operators on a booking service—and a strong launch usually requires convincing early users to …

Meet the 2015 class of Young Global Leaders

What do an astronaut, the youngest female mayor in Japan and an Afghan entrepreneur have in common? They are young leaders who are radically changing …

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HANDY is creating a big business out of small jobs. The company finds its customers self-employed home-helps available in the right place and at the …