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How This Former MIT Professor And Google Engineer Used Holograms To Build A $28 Million Startup – Lauren Aratani

A red laser pointer shining through a raw chicken carcass may not seem like groundbreaking science, but for veteran technologist Mary Lou Jepsen, it’s worth $28 million in funding for her latest startup, Openwater. Jepsen performed the chicken act as part of her August TED Talk to illustrate how her imaging-tech company is building cost-conscious … Continue reading How This Former MIT Professor And Google Engineer Used Holograms To Build A $28 Million Startup – Lauren Aratani

Nvidia Shares Slide 17% as Cryptocurrency Demand – Munsif Vengattil & Stephen Nellis, Reuters

Bengaluru/San Francisco: Chip designer Nvidia Corp on Thursday forecast sales for its fiscal fourth quarter well below Wall Street expectations, pinning the blame on unsold chips piling up with distributors and retailers after the evaporation of the cryptocurrency mining boom. The Santa Clara, California-based company also posted sales that missed expectations for its third quarter. … Continue reading Nvidia Shares Slide 17% as Cryptocurrency Demand – Munsif Vengattil & Stephen Nellis, Reuters

TransferWise Chairman: Distributed Ledger Technology Is Very Hard To Use – Ogwu Osaemezu Emmanuel

Blockchain technology, which undergirds bitcoin and other digital assets is slowly but steadily making its way into mainstream finance, but some financial institutions remain unconvinced about its potentials. TransferWise, a London-based payments platform has stated it is yet to see anything good in the nascent technology, reported  Fortune on November 19, 2018. TransferWise,  an Estonian developed … Continue reading TransferWise Chairman: Distributed Ledger Technology Is Very Hard To Use – Ogwu Osaemezu Emmanuel

Sprint T-Mobile Merger: A Look At Some Of The Recent Developments – Trefis Team

T-Mobile recently indicated that its proposed merger with Sprint could close by as early as Q1 2019, although it noted that Q2 remained more likely. Below we take a look at some of the recent developments relating to the $26 billion deal, which was first announced in April. Our interactive dashboard on what’s driving T-Mobile’s … Continue reading Sprint T-Mobile Merger: A Look At Some Of The Recent Developments – Trefis Team

China’s Ping An Insurance Firm Partner With Sanya City Authorities to Build DLT-Powered Smart City – Ogwu Osaemezu Emmanuel

Ping An Insurance Group, a highly reputed China-based insurance corporation has joined forces with the Sanya municipal government to develop a “smart city” that would be powered by blockchain technology, artificial intelligence (AI) and other new technologies,” according to a local news source, People’s Daily on November 14, 2018. Per sources close to the matter, … Continue reading China’s Ping An Insurance Firm Partner With Sanya City Authorities to Build DLT-Powered Smart City – Ogwu Osaemezu Emmanuel

Xerox Awarded Patent for DLT Based Electronic Document Verification System – Aisshwarya Tiwari

According to a patent filing published November 13, 2018, by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), American print and digital documents solutions company Xerox has won a patent for a DLT-based auditing system that tracks revisions to electronic documents. Increased Authenticity of Electronic Documents Per the filing, the patent was initially filed on February … Continue reading Xerox Awarded Patent for DLT Based Electronic Document Verification System – Aisshwarya Tiwari

The Best Way to Fill Your Kindle, iPad, or Tablet Without Overspending – Rick Ardman

You’re the proud new owner of a tablet or ereader! You’ve probably already made your reading list for the new year, and now your task is to download new ebooks to your device. Before you pay full-price for those books, you should know about the new site that savvy readers are practically obsessed with: BookBub. … Continue reading The Best Way to Fill Your Kindle, iPad, or Tablet Without Overspending – Rick Ardman

Microsoft Broke Windows 10 Again, Despite Warnings From Windows Insiders – Jason Evangelho

Well folks, I'm running out of ways to cleverly introduce the fact that your current build of Windows 10 may have another nasty bug. While it's not as severe as having your documents wiped out of existence, it can still be classified as very irritating for users. That's because the bug in question breaks file … Continue reading Microsoft Broke Windows 10 Again, Despite Warnings From Windows Insiders – Jason Evangelho

Why Doctors Hate Their Computers – Atul Gawande

On a sunny afternoon in May, 2015, I joined a dozen other surgeons at a downtown Boston office building to begin sixteen hours of mandatory computer training. We sat in three rows, each of us parked behind a desktop computer. In one month, our daily routines would come to depend upon mastery of Epic, the … Continue reading Why Doctors Hate Their Computers – Atul Gawande

3 Things IBM Sees In Red Hat That Others Missed – Panos Mourdoukoutas

Red Hat was up for sale for quite some time, according to some sources. Several potential buyers passed on the opportunity, including Google. But not IBM. IBM paid big bucks for the open source software solutions company. At a price tag of $33 Billion. That makes Red Hat valued at one-third of IBM’s current market … Continue reading 3 Things IBM Sees In Red Hat That Others Missed – Panos Mourdoukoutas

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