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Enterprises Are Running Cloud-Based Apps Nearly 50% Of The Time

• 46.3% of all enterprise WAN traffic is cloud-based, split between HTTPS (27.8%) and HTTP (18.5%).<br>• Popular cloud apps including Microsoft Office365 continue to see rapid adoption across enterprises globally, as indicated by on-premises mail SMTP declining.<br>• 100 Mbps links are on the rise, jumping from …

ERP

IBM's Watson 'is a joke,' says Social Capital CEO Palihapitiya

IBM isn't at the forefront of artificial intelligence, Social Capital CEO and founder Chamath Palihapitiya told CNBC on Monday, and he certainly …

Venture Capital

I’ve had some fascinating discussions over the past two weeks about the future of credit, lending, banking and finance. The Asian Banker Future of …

Rackspace CEO on AWS, OpenStack and the future of the cloud

Rackspace CEO Taylor Rhodes discusses the company's plans and why the cloud story is only just getting started.<p>Rackspace CEO Taylor Rhodes is …

Microsoft, AWS and Google may have just started the next cloud computing price war

Cloud giants have started cutting prices again, but this time in new areas.<p>The giants of cloud computing may have kicked off a new price war, this …

Lean Startup Is Dead -- Long Live Lean Startup

Author of The Lean Startup Eric Ries and Founder of Intuit Scott Cook (Photo by Tony Avelar/Invision for QuickBooks/AP Images)<p>In a previous post, I wrote about how large companies are poised to be the greatest beneficiaries of the lean startup movement. We are entering an era of technology that is …

Innovation

Suddenly, Dubai Aims to Become First Blockchain-Powered City by 2020

In October 2016, Smart Dubai Office, hereinafter SDO, a technology initiative developed by the UAE government and Startup Incubator and Seed Fund …

Bitcoin

An AI Hedge Fund Created a New Currency to Make Wall Street Work Like Open Source

Wall Street is a competition, a Darwinian battle for the almighty dollar. Gordon Gekko said that greed is good, that it captures "the essence of the …

Bitcoin

This stock exchange for startups uses blockchain technology to make it possible for anyone to invest and trade in growth companies

Kaidi Ruusalepp, CEO and founder of Funderbeam.Funderbeam<p>Growth companies have a predetermined development path to pass through, somewhere at the end lingers the illustrious ‘exit’ or IPO. As an early stage investor you may have to sit tight with your investment for a decade.<p>With Funderbeam, it’s a …

Startups

The Business of Good Transforms the Charity Mindset

<b>The Business of Good: Social Entrepreneurship and the New Bottom Line</b> challenges the assumption that to “do good” a business can’t be profitable. As …

Small Business

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BlackBerry's success led to its failure

With a little help from Apple and Google<p>It’s mobile prehistory at this point, but there was once a time when the ultimate smartphone you could get was a BlackBerry. Before Apple’s iPhone arrived, Google’s first Android prototypes were basically BlackBerry clones. It’s easy to think of the …

Mobile Technology

Salesforce will ask regulators to investigate Microsoft-LinkedIn deal over antitrust concerns

Salesforce wanted to acquire LinkedIn earlier this year, but ultimately it was Microsoft that agreed to pay $26.2 billion for the business social …

Marc Benioff

New research by MIT Sloan expert identifies “killer app” of equity crowdfunding

Syndicates stand to change overall economics of crowdfunding, says Christian Catalini<p><b>CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 30, 2015</b>--Crowdfunding platforms such as …

'The market is rigged' - Michael Lewis

<b>In his seminal work on the role of high-frequency traders in global stock markets, Michael Lewis quotes Charlie Munger, Warren Buffett's right hand man.</b><p>Mr Munger said that high-frequency trading was "the functional equivalent of letting a lot of rats into a granary".<p>The central thesis of Flash …

What happens if your digital ID is compromised?

I’ve been asked the same question twice this week in two separate conferences (one in Vienna, the other in San Francisco): ‘How will we deal with the …

Anti-Money Laundering: Financial Crime Guide Tool Global Financial Crime Resource Map

Contact_us_Label<p><b>David Grace</b><br>Global Financial Crime Leader<br>Tel: +44 (0) 20 7212 4881 <br>Email<p><b>Sean Joyce</b><br>Global Financial Crime Regional Leader / …

MIT's Bitcoin-Inspired 'Enigma' Lets Computers Mine Encrypted Data

The cryptography behind bitcoin solved a paradoxical problem: a currency with no regulator, that nonetheless can’t be counterfeited. Now a similar …

Bitcoin

Best fintech accelerator? Your regulator

The regulator is taking on a business development role. If it wants to be effective, it should approach it the right way, says Oliver Bussmann.Best …

FinTech

The death of bank products has been greatly under-exaggerated

The future of bank products such as credit cards will be affected by digital disruption, and sooner than you think. Story by Brett King.The death of …

Banking

Blockchain? It’s complicated

Scratching the surface of understanding blockchain just won't do, say Chris Skinner, who reveals his favorite blockchain use case …

Bitcoin

Hack Brief: Yahoo Breach Hits Half a Billion Users

<i>Editor's note: This story was updated at 4 p.m. to include new information after Yahoo's announcement of its data breach.</i><p>Over recent months, the …

Security

How the blockchain will enable self-service government

<i>[i]This article was taken from [i]The WIRED World in 2016 --</i> <i>our fourth annual trends report, a standalone magazine in which our network of expert</i> …

The Rise of FinTech in Supply Chains

A new type of services company could transform global supply chains: Financial technology companies that act as intermediaries in facilitating transactions between a company and its suppliers. They enable both the buyer and supplier to improve their working capital by making it possible for the …