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Innovative IoT Startups to Keep an Eye On – 2018

The Internet of Things or IoT is set to be the next revolution in the technology space. IoT is simply about connecting objects via the internet. As …

Internet of Things

EOS Hype Builds as Over 50 Candidates Vie for 21 Supernodes

EOS is scheduled to migrate from the Ethereum network to its own on June 2, 2018, and a slew of candidates are vying for one of twenty-one supernodes …

Become a Blockchain Developer and Get Rich

Blockchain engineers are in demand.<p>An article published on the 14th of February by TechCrunch states there is a huge shortage of blockchain …

A digital transformation Journey featuring Contoso Manufacturing and Azure IoT

<i>This post was co-authored by Juan Perez, Principal Program Manager, Azure IoT and Olivier Bloch, Senior Program Manager, Azure IoT</i><p>This is a story …

NYC's Farm One delivers rare, ultra-fresh produce in just 30 minutes

The farm-to-table movement has grown by leaps and bounds over the last few years – and now NYC chefs can pick up sustainable, 100% “nasty-free” …

The Internet of Growing Things

Connected sensors and big data are changing how farmers grow crops and raise livestock—making food safer and better for everyone.<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) is turning the ancient practice of farming into precision agriculture. Sensors implanted in the soil can tell you when and where to irrigate. …

Why This Montana Farmer Grows Food Year-Round in Shipping Containers

By Isabelle Morrison<p>Kim Curren, owner of Shaggy Bear Farm in Bozeman, Montana, has worn many hats. She worked in the solar power industry for 15 …

Aquaponics

20 of Europe’s most innovative hardware and IoT start-ups

Which IoT and hardware players are the ones to watch in 2018? Here, we list 20 of the most innovative and diverse start-ups to keep an eye on.<p>The …

Here are the best Raspberry Pi alternatives | ZDNet

MinnowBoard MAX<p>The MinnowBoard MAX is an update of the popular MinnowBoard, and features a 64-bit Intel Atom E3800 processor, 2GB of RAM, and Intel …

Raspberry Pi

Intel Unveils Tool to Make IoT Deployments Easier

Deploying a few dozen Internet of Things devices in an office can be challenging. Imagine provisioning tens of thousands of them. Intel announced a …

IMF Head Foresees the End of Banking and the Triumph of Cryptocurrency | Jeffrey A. Tucker

In a remarkably frank talk at a Bank of England conference, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund has speculated that Bitcoin and …

3 companies that are shaking up traditional markets thanks to blockchain

The blockchain, and cryptocurrency as a whole, can feel a bit overwhelming. It’s obviously on the rise, but so much of it is a mystery to the average person. Usually the first questions will revolve around the world’s most known cryptocurrency, bitcoin, but eventually, curious minds will start …

Want to learn more about ethereum? Ethereum co-founder explains his cryptocurrency

Etherum co-founder Vitalik Buterin was one of the key speakers at this year’s TechCrunch Disrupt, which was held last week in San Francisco. Asked to …

Ethereum will match Visa in scale in a ‘couple of years’ says founder

The mind behind Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin, is matter-of-fact about the crypto. In short, he believes what interviewer Naval Ravikant called “brain virus” is the true future of security and economics and, with the right incentives, Ethereum can replace things like credit card networks and even …

How blockchain will finally convert you: Control over your own data

In the past few years, blockchain has developed an unrivaled reputation as the next big thing for the decentralized internet. Startups have absorbed billions of dollars from traditional funding and token sales to develop software and proof-of-concepts that employ blockchain to fix many of the …

The Cryptocurrency Gold Rush

This really does change everything<p>(<i>Note: I recently started doing a weekly Tech email for Flipboard, which comes out Saturdays. Here’s this week’s</i> …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Investment Firm Launches Ethereum-Subscribed ICO Fund

The operators of a regulated, Jersey-based bitcoin fund have officially closed a new $5 million fund aimed at investing in cryptocurrency tokens and …

The Best Bitcoin and Ethereum Explainers

Bitcoin, the decentralized digital currency dominated by white men, seemed on the verge of disappearing after every scandal, crash, or hack. But …

PwC Principal: Cryptocurrencies Could Power New Economy

Talking boldly, and publicly, about a possible future enabled by bitcoin, ether and cryptocurrencies is suddenly very much in vogue.<p>After years of …

Thomson Reuters makes its market data blockchain-friendly | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Thomson Reuters Corp plans to release a tool on Wednesday that will allow customers to plug its market data into systems that run on the digital ledger technology known as blockchain.<p>The logo of Thomson Reuters is pictured at the entrance of its Paris headquarters, France, …

These #4 Start-ups Are Promoting Hydroponics in India

Hydroponics or growing plants in water or sand, rather than soil, is done using mineral nutrient solutions in a water solvent<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Only an expert gardener knows how difficult it can be to grow plants and how much extra …

The 50 Best Pop Country Songs of the Last 20 Years

From twangy karaoke classics to gut-wrenching ballads about whiskey.<p>Want to ostracize yourself from your peer group in one fell swoop? Fervently defend your undying love for Top 40 country music. That'll do the trick. Despite ire, skepticism, and stereotypes, the past 20 years have produced …

Country Music

Here Are The Key Drivers That Are Pushing Cloud To The Edge

Today’s cloud computing architecture resembles 70s mainframes. The heavy lifting happens in dense data centers that act as the central point of gravity. In both the scenarios, applications share the underlying infrastructure. While this architecture works for the majority of the scenarios, the …

Internet of Things

Aruba debuts network core switch and OS purpose-built for cloud and 'flood' of IoT data

The Aruba 8400 Core Switch Series and ArubaOS-CX offer improved visibility, automation, and programmability for enterprise networks.<p>New Aruba …

Bitcoin Craze and how to buy in

An exchange traded fund focused on disruptive companies was the first to add bitcoins, a form of cryptocurrency, to its portfolio and the move is paying off as the digital currency rallied in recent weeks.<p>The <b>ARK Web x.0 ETF (NYSEArca: ARKW)</b> was the best performing non-leveraged ETF over the past …

Blockchain Incubation: Building Collaborative Environment to Attract Talented Developers

Building a strong ecosystem for startup incubation starts with a foundation of integrity, diversity and collaboration.<p>A philosophy of integrity …

Blockchain

Richard Branson Shares His Best Business Advice In 4 Letters

Richard Branson loves a good challenge.<p>That’s why in celebration of his 65th birthday in 2015, the Virgin founder and visionary entrepreneur announced that he would complete 65 challenges – as part of the #ChallengeRichard campaign – during the coming year.<p>Four of the 65 challenges involved Branson …

Motivation

Industrial IoT all set to turbocharge lean manufacturing

Companies in the manufacturing sector for years have been striving for lean production or processes to create more efficient operations. One of the latest trends in technology, the emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT), could give lean efforts a major boost.<p>Lean manufacturing, a systematic …

Indian Bitcoin Startups Join to Launch Self-Regulatory Body

Advertisement<p>The major players of the young but growing bitcoin industry in India have united to launch a self-regulatory body in the absence of …

Teaching Urban Farming To Beginners

FREE GUIDE<p>9 Core Lessons For Urban Farming Beginners<p>Why LED Lighting Is Ideal For Indoor Farming<p>How To Convince Your Friends Vertical Farming Is The …