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Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Ethereum, patiently explained

Although ‘Bitcoin‘ and ‘Ethereum’ are terms that are often paired together, the reality is that they are vastly different. The only thing Ethereum shares with Bitcoin is that it’s a cryptoasset running on top of blockchain.<p>Instead of being just a cryptocurrency, like Bitcoin, Ethereum also has …

Blockchain

Mastercard is ignoring flaw that allows hackers to spoof payments

Vendors relying on Mastercard’s Internet Gateway Service (MIGS) for processing online payments ought to double-check every transaction before they send out items to customers: There is a critical flaw in the system’s validation protocol and it appears the company is completely ignoring …

Google's Image-Captioning AI Is Getting Scary Good

The machine knows more than just what's in a picture. It's learning to understand what those people and objects are doing.<p>Google has released the latest iteration of its machine learning system that figures out what's in an image and captions it, and it's better than ever. The company also made it …

Machine Learning

Zuckerberg Says “VR and AR are going to be the most social platform that has ever existed”

I’m sure we all got the notification for Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, going live in Rome today for a Q&A session, and during that he was …

In a dramatic man versus machine encounter, AlphaGo has secured its third, decisive victory against a renowned Go player. With scientists amazed at how fast AI is developing, it’s vital that humans stay in control<p>Let us all raise a glass to AlphaGo and mark another big moment in the advance of …

Artificial Intelligence

New Magic Leap Videos Shows AR Shopping and Voice Control

A new video of Magic Leap’s augmented reality tech in action was shown at a conference in China today.<p>On stage at the event, Magic Leap CMO Brian …

Dubai Future Accelerators will change the world

285shares<p><b>H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum</b>, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, has launched the Dubai …

A Robot May Soon Fix Your Car

When faced with a tricky automotive repair, Jamie Ludolph used to turn to a tome-like service manual. Today at the Atlanta car dealership where …

Julie Desk is the AI system that wants to schedule all your meetings for you

As important as we all (think we) are, we can’t all afford to have assistants scheduling our lives on our behalf. Not human assistants, at least. But …

Algorithms

Why chatbots will never completely replace humans

Over the past year, artificial intelligence has made big headlines for everything from Siri’s new capabilities to smart assistants. Although A.I. technologies like self-driving cars may be more thrilling, there is one innovation that hits close to home for all of us: chatbots.<p>Chatbots provide …

How should we move around in VR? Nobody has figured it out yet

Along with all of the exclusivity debates that have embroiled much of the talk surrounding virtual reality for the past few months, another …

Virtual Reality

Are chatbots faster than a Google search? This designer says ‘no way’

One of the issues facing chatbot developers, one which is particularly important given how popular some of the existing bots are and the number of bots already on Facebook Messenger, is that their bots will also have to compete directly with Google. This is a two-pronged problem. The first prong is …

We Tried Lifeliqe to Explore What Educational VR Content Actually Looks Like

Review | Community<p>We Tried Lifeliqe to Explore What Educational VR Content Actually Looks Like<p>By Blake Montgomery     Jul 9, 2016<p>Image credit: …

Reid Hoffman: A.I. Is Going to Change Everything About Managing Teams

Imagine a spider chart mapping a complex web of interactions, sentiments, and workflow within an office. What would your company look like?<p>When most of us think of artificial intelligence in the workplace, we imagine automated assembly lines of robots managed by an algorithm. LinkedIn's Reid …

First Japanese VR porn festival ends prematurely, due to overcrowding

Japan's first VR porn festival rolled over and started smoking a cigarette before it even got its clothes off. Due to overcrowding, the first time anyone had ever gathered a number of virtual-reality pornography enthusiasts into a single building ended far sooner than anyone expected. The packed …

Payments Ecosystem - Research & Business Opportunities

BI Intelligence<p>The modern smartphone is a remarkable device. A single device that fits in your pocket can do all the tasks that once required cameras, camcorders, GPS devices, watches, alarm clocks, calculators, and even TVs.<p>But the next change might be the most radical of all—it could eliminate …

Apache Apex Joins a Slew of Free Tools for Next-Gen Big Data

Apache Apex Joins a Slew of Free Tools for Next-Gen Big Data<br>OStatic<br>Home<br>Blog<br>Questions<br>Software<br>Members <br>Follow Us:<br>Follow us on Twitter<br>Subscribe to our …

The 10 Coolest Big Data Startups Of 2015 (So Far)

<b>Arcadia Data</b><p><b>CEO:</b> Sushil Thomas<p>An increasing number of businesses are implementing Hadoop systems, using them to collect huge volumes of disparate …

Big Data

The payment app of the future will not be a payment app

The use of mobile payments is rising rapidly. The Federal Reserve found that 22 percent of cell phone owners in the US reported having made a mobile payment in 2014, up from 17 percent in 2013 and 15 percent in 2012.<p>That is almost a 50 percent increase in two years. But still, no payment app has …

Virtualized Hadoop: A brief look at the possibility

VMware has performed some benchmarks for virtualized Hadoop and the results are interesting. The question is, "Should you virtualize your Hadoop …

Free Hadoop Resources

Trying to learn Hadoop? You’re not alone. 🙂 Big Data and Hadoop are some of the hottest topics in the tech industry right now. This is great news …

Teradata Launches Configurable Appliance for Big Data with Choice of Hadoop Distributions

Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the big data analytics and marketing applications company, launched the next-generation Teradata Appliance for Hadoop®, version …

Understanding the Difference between NoSQL and SQL

<b>Hadoop is not a type of database, but rather a software ecosystem that allows for massively parallel computing. It is an enabler of certain types</b> …

Atom is a new UK bank that'll have no branches, just apps

Banking is a bit of an old boys' club dominated by a few huge, lumbering corporations, but up-start Atom thinks it's time for a new player with a different approach. Atom wants to take mobile banking seriously; so seriously, in fact, that it aims to exist almost solely as a mobile app. The company …

Banking

How is Big Data Used in Practice? 10 Use Cases Everyone Must Read

What do you think of when you think of "big data"?<p>For many, it's a nebulous term that invokes images of huge server farms humming away. Or perhaps …

Introduction to Big Data with Apache Spark

<b>By Saurabh Agrawal and Prasad Pande (RideOnData).</b><p>With the advent of new technologies, there has been an increase in the number of data sources. Web …

15: Which Big Data, Data Mining, Data Science Tools go together? Good Comparison of ML classifiers

Good Comparison of ML classifiers: Decision Trees, Regression, SVM, #NeuralNets #DeepLearning t.co/INYdmBFgjT t.co/OhQWaONnAk<p>In #machinelearning, …