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30+ Real Examples Of Blockchain Technology In Practice

While Bitcoin and cryptocurrency may have been the first widely known uses of blockchain technology, today, it’s far from the only one. In fact, blockchain is revolutionizing most every industry. Here are just a few of the practical examples of blockchain technology.<p><b>Entertainment</b><p>‌KickCity—Platform …

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18 Essential Classic Books to Read Before You Die

Various<p>If one-stop shopping for the classics appeals to you, look no further than this box set. It features eighty books celebrating a wide range of classic literature from drama to poetry, and fiction to history, and includes works from Walt Whitman, Edgar Allan Poe, Joseph Conrad and many …

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These 100 Companies Are Leading the Way in A.I.

Whether you fear it or embrace it, the A.I. revolution is coming—and it promises to have an enormous impact on the world economy. PwC estimates that …

How blockchain promises to speed up tech evolution

The blockchain space has been innovating at an incredible pace over the past year. The total number of initial coin offerings (ICOs) was probably less than 10. If someone had told you that insurance company AIG was conducting a multi-country smart contract test, you’d have thought they were crazy. …

Explore the Gartner Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2018

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is often associated with sorting data–and occasionally a sci-fi fantasy robot scenario–but healthcare leaders are hoping to use machine learning to better identify and treat diseases. For example, clinicians hope with the help of machine learning, they will be able to …

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Are You Actually Innovating, or Just Practicing 'Entrepreneurship'?

We talk a lot about how innovations happened, but rarely discuss how you actually produce one.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship has come to be largely about taking small ideas, often of little consequence, and making them look big -- even if it turns out …

These 197 Tech Companies Are The World's Most Valuable Unicorns

What are the world’s most valuable private technology companies?<p>A new map released by CB Insights identifies the 197 companies globally that are considered “unicorns,” meaning that they have a valuation of at least $1 billion.<p>Collectively, these companies are valued at approximately $679 billion …

10 Most Innovative Companies In The U.S. 2016

These are the 10 highest-ranking, U.S.-based companies on The World's Most Innovative Companies list, which ranks revolutionary firms based on an "innovation premium"—the additional value investors place on the company above its enterprise value.<p>For the full list of The World's Most Innovative …

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Chart of the day: Apple plays catch-up in machine learning

Not included: Siri in 2010, Turi last month, Tuplejump last week.<p>I took some heat yesterday for tweeting—just before boarding a plane—this:<p>@philiped: …

Gartner's Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2017 - Smarter With Gartner

Today, a digital stethoscope has the ability to record and store heartbeat and respiratory sounds. Tomorrow, the stethoscope could function as an …

Argentinos en alerta: el inminente convenio con Estados Unidos acorrala a propietarios y titulares de cuentas bancarias

El <b>secretario</b> del <b>Tesoro</b> de Estados Unidos, Jack Lew, <b>trajo</b> la <b>noticia</b> que todo el <b>Gobierno</b> encabezado por el presidente Mauricio Macri <b>esperaba</b>.<p>La semana …

U.S.' Lew praises Argentina reforms, offers tax help

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Monday issued a stamp of approval to Argentina’s economic reform efforts and said the United States would try to expedite the exchange of tax data that could help Argentina repatriate overseas assets.<p>Argentine Finance Minister Alfonso …

Blanqueo: la AFIP continúa dando respuestas a casos puntuales

Los contribuyentes siguen presentándose ante sus consultores impositivos con múltiples <b>consultas puntuales</b> respecto a aspectos particulares del …

Blanqueo de capitales: la Argentina obtendrá datos clave desde Uruguay

La Argentina ya <b>negocia oficialmente</b> con <b>Uruguay</b> para acceder a una información que el Gobierno considera clave: los datos de los <b>contribuyentes</b> …

Advierten que inmuebles de sociedades blanqueados por una persona puede dar lugar al pago del impuesto

Una de las situaciones que no generaba dudas en el amplio mar de "oportunidades" que presenta el blanqueo de capitales, era la posibilidad de que un …

The Essential Building Blocks Of Enterprise Internet of Things - Part 2

The first part of article discussed the devices layer, gateways, and registry. The devices registered in the gateway receive commands from external applications. Mobile applications that control the devices are connected via the gateway. That scenario represents partial functionality of an IoT …

The Essential Building Blocks Of Enterprise Internet of Things - Part 1

Internet of Things (IoT) is more than a buzzword. With the rise of wearables and home automation, there is more excitement within the consumer segment. But the real potential of IoT will be realized by the enterprise customers. Industrial IoT is turning into a multi-billion-dollar opportunity for …

6 business technology trends for 2016

Nearly every business uses the cloud for all or some of its business software. Roughly 93 percent to be exact. The cloud enables connectivity with other systems and reduced maintenance and mobility among other benefits.<p>The past few years have seen widespread adoption of cloud computing, but 2016 is …

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Samsung builds SmartThings control into every 2016 smart TV

Samsung just announced that its entire lineup of smart TVs will be SmartThings-ready in 2016. Better yet, every one of its premium SUHD TVs will also feature IoT hub technology that Samsung developed with SmartThings after its purchase in 2014.<p>In other words, every Samsung SUHD TV will be able to …

MIT created the smart home app of the future

What if you could connect and control any object with your phone?<p>A researcher at MIT's Fluid Interfaces Lab is looking beyond the Internet of Things. With the Reality Editor app, Valentin Heun proves that all of our smart objects can be linked directly together as we see fit. Currently, the smart …

An inside look at the best apps of HomeKit (pictures)

Best smartphone cameras: Galaxy S7 vs. iPhone 6s vs. Nexus 6P vs. Lumia 950

Samsung vs. iPhone, Nexus vs. Lumia. It's time to find out who makes <i>the best</i> smartphone camera.Recently a new smartphone waltzed onto the scene, …

¿Quieres conocer Apple Music a fondo? Apple nos lo explica con lujo de detalle y en vídeo

Este 30 de septiembre, se cumplen <b>tres meses</b> desde que Apple Music está entre nosotros, lo que significa que muchos de los usuarios que probaron el …

Internet Of Things: IoT Tech Landscape And Rankings - New Report

What tech defines the Internet of Things (IoT) and who are the major IoT tech players? These are the topics of countless articles and images attempting to qualitatively define and illustrate the IoT phenomenon. One of the most important aspects of any tech analysis is analyzing which players have</i> …

The Year of Living Danishly: Uncovering the Secrets of the World's Happiest Country

I was stressed out and overworked when I picked up <i>The Year Of Living Danishly: Uncovering The Secrets Of The World's Happiest Country</i> to read on vacation. It quickly became The Book that 1) I didn't put down 2) confirmed that life didn't need to be so hectic 3) I recommended to all the busy people …

26 Books From Around The World You Need To Read Before You Die

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New MacBook vs. MacBook Pro with Retina Display: Up close

If you're looking for the most raw power bang for your buck, then there's no question which machine is better for you: the MacBook Pro with Retina …

The 100 greatest novels of all time

<b>Our critics choose the best novels ever written, from Tolkien to Proust</b><p>100 <b>The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien (1954-55)</b><p>Hairy-toed hobbit Frodo leaves home to defend the world from dark forces by destroying a cursed ring, in Tolkien's epic trilogy. WH Auden thought this tale of fantastic creatures …

Surveys say: It takes two years to recoup the cost of a Nest

If you’re thinking about paying $250 for the Nest thermostat, know that the resplendent regulator saves customers average of $131-$145 a year, …

Apple's home automation tech reportedly won't land until spring

We hope you weren't in a big rush to outfit your household with devices that use Apple's HomeKit automation technology -- you may be waiting a little while. <i>Recode</i> tipsters claim that Apple started certifying HomeKit gear later than it wanted, pushing the release of many supporting gadgets (and …

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