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Google is combining Android Pay and Google Wallet into one service called Google Pay

One service to rule them all<p>Google just announced that it’s combining all of its different payment services, including Android Pay and Google Wallet, into one unified service, simply called Google Pay.<p>With the new system, payment information saved in your Google account will be available everywhere …

3 Biggest Fintech Trends for 2018

With 2017 coming to an end, we can get a glimpse of what’s yet to come in the next 12 months through the number of investments and product …

Blockchain

#4 Fintech Trends to Watch Out for in 2018

You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>India has been soaring ahead in the technology space with products in financial technology taking the lead. With many government interventions and implementations like demonetisation and GST, 2017 has been a crucial …

Banks are missing the point of open banking

Executives from PNC and Bank of America said Tuesday it’s not that they’re not ready for open banking — it’s that their customers aren’t.<p>Open banking …

Banking

Citi Wants You To Help Shape Digital Banking

Citibank is turning to its customers to help test a potential new feature that would give you a full picture of your financial health.<p>This might not …

Customers

Averon closes $8.3M funding to make your smartphone the key to ID online

Because of the threat of cyber attacks, sign in and identity verification procedures are becoming utterly cumbersome. There’s no “identity” layer to the internet (until there is a mainstream Blockhain solution perhaps?). However, using signalling and data packets, and the SIM/eSIM chips already …

CashShield raises $5.5 million to prevent credit card fraud

Over $10 billion is wasted every year due to fraudulent e-commerce charges and that number is growing. This is not only costly and time-consuming for the businesses, but also the credit card companies and customers.<p>But now there are several startups including Signifyd that believe they can use …

Microsoft bets on quantum computing to crack the world's toughest problems

Microsoft is working on what it hopes could become a quantum computer -- one capable of helping the world solve intractable issues such as climate …

Microsoft's Cortana is on fire picking NFL games — here are its picks for Week 10

The NFL season is now in Week 10, and one of the two computer models we are tracking has caught fire in recent weeks.<p>We took a look at two popular systems used to pick NFL games: Cortana, Microsoft's digital assistant, and Elo, the modeling system used by Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight.<p>In both …

NFL

Here’s How Microsoft and Google are Trying to Catch Amazon in the Cloud

It’s hard to think of a business Amazon.com Inc. dominates as convincingly as the market for cloud computing services. Andy Jassy, chief executive …

AWS and Microsoft double down on deep learning with Gluon, a simplified ML model builder

AWS and Microsoft may be arch rivals when it comes to competing for business in cloud storage and services, but when it comes to breaking ground in newer areas where volumes of data make a difference to how well the services work and creating systems that are easier to use, collaboration is key. …

The secrets of highly successful data analytics teams

Effective data analytics can give companies a huge competitive edge, because business managers can gain new insights into trends and customer …

Automation, robotics, and the factory of the future

Cheaper, more capable, and more flexible technologies are accelerating the growth of fully automated production facilities. The key challenge for …

Manufacturing

Digital Threats That Can Disrupt Relationships With Customers

Every organization strives to become customer-centric, but how do you keep your customers happy and loyal, and how do you deal with their problems …

After years of hype, private blockchains face their first commercial tests

Blockchain tech has been a buzzword for much of the last two years, as industries ranging from big banks to utilities try to shoehorn it into their existing infrastructures. Now IBM is announcing two new projects that finally put the technology to the test in the marketplace.<p>The first deal involves …

Amazon Alexa integration will soon let some Nissan owners control their cars with their voices

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Amazon has partnered with Nissan to provide select Nissan owners with voice control, according to CNBC.<p>The Japanese automaker will roll out a new Alexa skill later …

The Time to Commit to the IoT is Now

<b>Published on</b> October 7th, 2017 | <i>by Sponsored Content</i><p>0<p>October 7th, 2017 by <b>Sponsored Content</b><p><i>By Ryan Lester. Director of IoT Strategy at Xively</i><p>I’m the …

3 Winning Companies You Didn't Know Were in the Internet of Things

Looking for an IoT stock? Try these three on for size.<p>Make no mistake, the Internet of Things is kind of a big deal. The Internet of Things is not …

Microsoft is determined to make virtual reality work for everyone

For a while, virtual reality has seemed stuck in neutral for the non-gaming audience, with companies struggling to make VR appealing to everyone. But firms keep trying — and they're starting to make a better case as prices continue to drop.<p>Microsoft on Tuesday showed off a slew of new high-end …

Virtual Reality

Microsoft and GE team up on wind-powered energy project

In an effort to rely on greater amounts of renewable sources of energy, Microsoft has entered into an agreement with General Electric to purchase all …

Microsoft Cortana Assistant Can Now Talk To Your Smart Devices

If you have a house full of smart devices from manufacturers such as Wink, Nest, SmartThings, Hue, and Insteon, you may be interested to know that …

Artificial Intelligence is our future. But will it save or destroy humanity?

by Patrick Caughill September 29, 2017 Artificial Intelligence 42334<p>Choosing Sides<p>If tech experts are to be believed, artificial intelligence (AI) …

Artificial Intelligence

Where is technology taking the economy?

We are creating an intelligence that is external to humans and housed in the virtual economy. This is bringing us into a new economic era—a …

2017 Global Digital IQ Survey: Emerging technology insights

When we started measuring the Digital IQ of organizations in 2007, technologies like social, mobile, cloud, and analytics were still entering the …

Innovation

Kurzweil Claims That the Singularity Will Happen by 2045

Kurzweil’s Predictions<p>Ray Kurzweil, Google’s Director of Engineering, is a well-known futurist with a high-hitting track record for accurate …

Is blockchain tech the missing link for the success of IoT?

Blockchains use a decentralized network to support online transactions, a notion that was proven with the rising popularity of Bitcoin – the technology’s first true application. With a distributed nature, it is basically a self-powered ledger that meticulously maintains the same immutable record of …

Moo-ve over connected cows, the internet of bees is here

A new project is aiming to bring bees online by putting them in tiny “backpacks” so that scientists can track the threatened insect’s behaviour and …

[Infographic] Internet of Things: Four Key Elements You Need To Know

For anyone working in IT industry, the Internet of ThingsThe post [Infographic] Internet of Things: Four Key Elements You Need To Know appeared first …

Why Ford is test-driving Microsoft's HoloLens globally for faster car design

Ford is combining clay models with holographic projections to design its new cars.<p>Auto maker Ford will begin testing Microsoft's HoloLens across the …