Innovation

This New Technology Simplifies "Proof of Concepts" For Both Startups And Enterprises

A new platform for both running and discovering PoCs seeks to disrupt the PoC ecosystem, and solve several significant problems.<p>One of the biggest challenges facing technology startups (and many other technology companies) is getting established businesses to run "Proof of Concepts" - that is, …

Startups

CIO workshop: Become a digital leader

The Chief Technology Officer of Deloitte, a professional services firm with revenue of $37 billion and 244,000 employees, explains how to become an …

CIOs

Future Startups Will Succeed Only If They Acknowledge These Harsh Realities

Cloud computing is inexorably pushing the world to an integrated economy that politics can slow but not stop.<p>The dotcom boom of the 1990s was a glorious and wonderfully chaotic time. When it began, nobody really knew that there was such a thing going on as a “dotcom boom,” they just knew that there …

The Forbes Fast Tech 25

Business

How Social Causes Are Driving Tech Sector Innovation

Today, ethical and sustainable products are king. Nearly three-fourths of Millennials, the demographic piloting this movement, are willing to pay …

Sustainability

Analysis - Snap bets on hardware as Facebook threat looms

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Snap Inc takes to the road in London on Monday to promote its initial public offering with a daring proposition: that it can build hot-selling hardware gadgets and ad-friendly software features fast enough to stay one step ahead of Facebook.<p>No longer just a purveyor of a …

Snapchat

Top 3 Trends Driving Change for the Events Industry

How technology and Entrepreneurs are upgrading events<p>Events are becoming a powerful tool around the world to create brand loyalty, introduce products, and generate revenue for organizations. Insomniac's wild success with EDC style events around the United States demonstrates how influential events …

Virtual Reality

How Trump's election will impact innovation in robotics and automation

Amid all the rapid changes and executive orders, MIT Economist Erik Brynjolfsson explains how Donald Trump's election could impact the robotics and automation industry.<p><b>Follow BI Video:</b> On Twitter

Markets

The next economic boom for emerging nations will come by learning to market digital trust

There are many ways to look at countries. Some see connected pieces of political geography; others see ‘imagined communities’ tied together by mythical values, histories and economic pressures.<p>The rapid globalization of the past few decades, in part driven by and in part reflected in deep …

Innovation Economy

Why US corporate giants like Intel need fresh Israeli tech

To understand the strong and rising impact of Israeli startups on the US tech scene, consider this month’s Super Bowl LI.<p>Intel and FOX Sports …

Israel

Announcing Winners of the 2016 UX Magazine Awards! | UX Magazine

Academic Program<p><b>Award description:</b><p>For as vast and influential as experience design has become, there are too few academic programs that provide a …

UX Design

STI Reportedly Near $200M Exit

STI Technologies, the Halifax company that helps drug companies distribute samples, is reportedly close to announcing a $200 million exit.<p>Citing a …

Canada

Microsoft's Satya Nadella is counting on culture shock to drive growth

REDMOND, Wash. — Last March, Microsoft unveiled Tay.ai, a Twitter bot that promised to usher in a new era of human-to-artificial-intelligence conversation.<p>Within hours, hackers turned Tay into a venom-spewing racist, and the project was quickly shuttered with a public apology.<p>In the old days of …

Microsoft

Boost Productivity for Your Construction Business with Technology

Feature: Page (1) of 1 - 02/17/17<p>By Paul Fitzgerald for America's Backbone Weekly<p>Emergent technologies are likely to have a major impact on how …

Construction

How Snap Inc. Is Changing The Startup Landscape In Southern California

Snap Inc. is poised to go public with a whopping nearly $22 Billion valuation after pricing their IPO. Set to be the largest tech offering since Alibaba in 2014, many are hailing Snap Inc’s IPO as a revival of major tech exits. Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Evan Spiegel and Chief …

Silicon Valley

Future-casting: How will machine intelligence develop?

Most people are familiar with Apple iOS devices’ ‘intelligent assistant’ Siri and Microsoft’s Cortana, bank fraud detection and self-driving cars. …

Machine Learning

The Legal Industry Is Finally Fixing Its Technology Problem

It may come as a surprise that one of the most competitive industries in the world has a technology problem. But the truth is that not all law firms …

Small Business

Voatz and Clear Ballot to Explore Blockchain Technology for Remote Voting

Nimit Sawhney, Co-Founder and CEO of Voatz said:<p>“Both companies recognize that there are a number of questions that must be adequately addressed …

FinTech

Singapore’s 2017 Budget focuses on more funding and international expansion for startups

The shadows of Brexit, the US presidential election result, and an increasingly inward-looking world loomed large over the Singapore government’s …

Startups

What smartphones mean to LG

LG Electronics is sometimes incessantly posed questions from outsiders as to why it holds on -- so fervently -- to its money-losing smartphone …

Tech Trends

Emerging IoT Ideas Reshaping Our Lives

Most of the giant technology companies have directed all their efforts towards smart homes, connected cars and the smart office, reshaping our daily …

Internet of Things

If Ottawa is serious about innovation, it needs to fix the mobile market

<i>Michael Geist holds the Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law. He can be reached at</i> mgeist@uottawa.ca <i>or online at www.michaelgeist.ca.</i><p>The Canadian government has prioritized innovation as a marquee policy issue. There are signals that …

Canada

Why service-oriented business is not D.C.’s best growth strategy

We all know that there are two main ways to make money in business: by selling yourself (a “service”) or selling something you create (a “product”).<p>I work daily on growing the greater Washington region’s innovation community, and I am constantly reminded of the fundamentally important distinction …

Business Planning

How To Win In The Corporate Venturing Game

<i>Overcoming the five common reasons innovation efforts fail.</i><p>I like to use the line “the robots are coming” when I speak about the future. Lately I’ve noticed that it makes entrepreneurs smile and executives frown.<p>The frowns are understandable. After all, what’s a relatively slow-moving, …

Leadership

Top Ten Investment Tech Trends Revealed at 2017 OurCrowd Global Investment Summit

Photo credit: author's own<p>OurCrowd, the leading global equity crowdfunding platform, made history today and hosted the biggest investment event in Israel, the Startup Nation. With 6,000 guests from 82 countries attending, including startups, venture capitalists and strategic investors, the event …

Machine Learning

La Liga to show regular fixtures on Facebook Live as part of broadcast innovation

La Liga has announced a deal with Facebook to live stream regular matches on the social media platform.<p>The governing body for the top two divisions …

Real Madrid

Nokia announces smart cities framework

Nokia's smart cities framework is focused on the collection, sharing, and usage of data to personalise cities with a top-down approach led by the …

Problem-solving

How the Walt Disney Company boosts innovation through diversity

The Walt Disney Company has adopted an innovative approach to engaging a multigenerational workforce with a view to boosting innovation, fostering …

Walt Disney Company

Xiaomi courts U.S. interest while flirting with expansion

In a nearly 5,000 square-foot ballroom at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada on a Thursday morning in early January, Xiang Wang walked onto the stage. He was there to represent a young company that had been in the limelight for the past six years: Xiaomi.<p>As vice president for global business …

Emerging Technology

Internet of Things, FlyDelta and a new app solution: Exclusive with LocusLabs

news<p>Internet of Things, Delta and a new app solution: Exclusive with LocusLabs<p>Posted: 20 February 2017 | Roy Manuell | Digital Editor | No comments …

Internet of Things