Johan Wahlström

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Microsoft builds on Azure Blockchain as a Service with Project Bletchley

Microsoft is filling out its blockchain-as-a-service vision with a new middleware and 'cryptlet' components meant to appeal to business …

Blockchain

The Software Defined Enterprise: Architecture of the Future

At EMC, as with many companies across the globe today, we are pursuing our path to digital transformation—enabled by our internal IT Transformation. …

The rapid growth of electric cars worldwide, in 4 charts

One million down, another billion or so to go.<p>In a new report, the International Energy Agency estimates that 1.26 million electric cars hit the world's roads in 2015, passing a nifty (if symbolic) milestone. Here's a chart showing the very rapid growth of both battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and …

Electric Vehicles

Microsoft collaborates on blockchain-based ID system

Microsoft is working with Blockstack Labs and ConsenSys on a blockchain-based identity system.<p>Microsoft's work in the blockchain space is continuing …

Blockchain

U.S. intel officials warn hacking is getting worse

On Tuesday, top American spy officials said cyberattacks are getting worse -- and it's time to set basic international rules to prevent a future catastrophe.<p>"Cyber threats to U.S. national and economic security are increasing in frequency, scale, sophistication and severity of impact," U.S. …

Cybersecurity

Cancer-patient big data can save lives if shared globally

Data-sharing vision as facilitated by GA4GH through its working groups (credit: GA4GH)Sharing genetic information from millions of cancer patients …

Digitalakademin - öppna kurser för alla

Digitalakademin är ett spännande initiativ som erbjuder kostnadsfria kursmoduler för att hjälpa små- och medelstora företag dra nytta av …

Paul McCartney is stepping into virtual reality for his new album

Paul McCartney is embracing virtual reality, too.<p>Sir Paul is stepping to the world of VR for <i>Pure McCartney</i>, a retrospective album out June 10 that …

Debattartikel: ”Skärmen får barn att läsa”

<b>Många föräldrar känner oro över barnens stirrande på skärmarna</b>. Men skärmtid måste inte vara detsamma som ”speltid”, utan kan också vara tid för …

The Higher Education Technology Paradox

By Hank LucasThe academic rewards system will continue to stymie technology adoption unless higher ed administrators promote organizational change.

Fear our new robot overlords: This is why you need to take artificial intelligence seriously

<b>"Teminator Genisys" (Paramount Pictures)</b><p>Killer computers determined to kill us? Nope. Forget “Terminator” — there’s something more specific to worry about<p>Phil Torres<p>May 14, 2016 6:00pm (UTC)<p>There are a lot of major problems today with tangible, real-world consequences. A short list might include …

Singularity

Samsung's Next Smartwatch Could Put The Display On Your Hand

Samsung’s next smartwatch may have an interesting trick up its sleeve. Or your sleeve in fact. Or your palm. Or the desk you’re resting your arm on…<p>A new patent demonstrates that the Korean company could be working on display technology that lets a smartwatch can project onto any nearby surface.<p>The …

samsung's

Google, Ford, and Uber just created a giant lobbying group for self-driving cars

Lyft and Volvo are also involved<p>A who's-who of carmakers, technology companies, and ride-sharing startups are joining forces to pressure the federal government on the issue of self-driving cars. Ford, Google, Uber, Lyft, and Volvo announced Tuesday the formation of the Self-Driving Coalition for …

How Microsoft Learned Its Open Lessons

Microsoft has been variously derided, castigated and scorned over the years for its domination tactics, its latent Linux awakening and let’s not forget ‘Clippy’ the Office assistant while we’re twisting the knife.<p>The trouble with Microsoft is, despite the insight into how its software development …

Microsoft Visual Studio

European Parliament to host blockchain conference

15 April 2016 | 16170 views | 0<p>The European Parliament is set to host a four day conference on virtual currencies and blockchains as it seeks to …

Machine learning rivals human skills in cancer detection

Two announcements yesterday (April 21) suggest that deep learning algorithms rival human skills in detecting cancer from ultrasound images and in …

Leaking info is easy, hard to stop: Inside the Panama Papers

The leak of 11 million confidential documents (in about 2.6 terabytes of data) from the Panamanian law firm Mossack, Fonseca and Co. has been …

Robots are coming for your job

A viral video released in February showed Boston Dynamics' new bipedal robot, Atlas, performing human-like tasks: opening doors, tromping about in the snow, lifting and stacking boxes. Tech geeks cheered and Silicon Valley investors salivated at the potential end to human manual labor.<p>Shortly …

Artificial Intelligence

Will Apple's 'McQueen' cloud storage be secure?

According to several reports, Apple is quietly working on its own cloud infrastructure.<p>Codenamed ‘McQueen,’ Apple’s initiative is said to be a means to wean itself from Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. Specifically, Apple is reportedly dismayed by AWS, which loads images and video slowly to …

Global Chip Industry Readies for a Future Beyond Moore's Law

After 50 years, a fundamental assumption about the march of progress in computing is evolving into something new.<p>It hasn’t even been a year since the world’s technology elite paused to observe the 50th anniversary of Moore’s Law, and the long knives are already out in force to deny it a 51st.<p>Next …

Moore's Law

Gartner Identifies the Top 10 Internet of Things Technologies for 2017 and 2018

Gartner, Inc. has highlighted the top 10 Internet of Things (IoT) technologies that should be on every organization's radar through the next two …

A robot Rembrandt? I'll eat my beret!

Google has invented a device that turns smartphone photos into portraits. Nice try, guys – but machines will never sketch like Van Gogh, Rembrandt and Picasso<p>Lo and behold, the art of portraiture has now been replaced by an app and a robotic arm. Just put a beret on your mobile and let it sketch …

Google plans to beam 5G internet from solar drones

Google has a new top secret project by the same team that brought us Project Loon, according to <i>The Guardian</i>. It's called Project Skybender, and it aims to deliver 5G internet from solar drones. Mountain View has reportedly begun experimenting with millimeter wave-based internet in Virgin Galactic's …

New Mexico

Apple vs. FBI: Leave the phone locked

<b>(AP/Paul Sakuma)</b><p>As complicated as the case is, it’s safest if a powerful government and an enormous corporation don’t collaborate<p>Scott Timberg<p>February 23, 2016 5:03pm (UTC)<p>You don’t have to be scanning the skies for black helicopters or ranting against Big Government to know that Washington …

Privacy

Spotify is moving to Google's cloud platform

Spotify is moving the "guts" of its service from its own data centres to Google's cloud platform, the two companies have announced.<p>The move, which …

Apps

Encrypted-Messaging App Telegram Now Has 100 Million Users

Telegram founder and CEO Pavel Durov built a messaging app predicated upon its ability to keep private things private, so it’s no surprise that he …

Smartphones Are Better Now That They're Done Imitating iPhones

And while gimmicks like LG's curved phones, or Samsung's incessant software tweaks, haven't provided much of a lift, the latest flagships from those …

VR Will Make Science Even Cooler

The documentarist David Attenborough has ended up in a lot of singular situations over the years (like that time he oh-so-Britishly strolled toward a …

9 startups helping to save 1.3 billion tonnes of wasted food

<i>This article was first published in the March 2016 issue of WIRED magazine. Be the first to read WIRED's articles in print before they're posted</i> …

Startups