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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

Harnessing Innovative Technologies To Advance Audit Quality – Panos Kakoullis

Businesses today operate in a dynamic, fast-moving, digitally enabled, and fiercely competitive global economy. To respond, organizations must constantly adapt – and so must their auditors, by incorporating innovative technologies to continuously address and identify emerging risks in markets characterized by perpetual transition. Ground breaking technologies are significantly enhancing audit quality by arming auditors with … Continue reading Harnessing Innovative Technologies To Advance Audit Quality – Panos Kakoullis

Delivering A Great Digital Experience? Prove It – Bridget Bisnette

Imagine that you can provide your customers with visibility and actionable insights on how “users”—be it customers or employees—are consuming applications, what their digital experience is while using them, and more importantly quantify how those experiences directly impact revenue, productivity, costs, and other business KPIs.For those of you not currently in the business of providing … Continue reading Delivering A Great Digital Experience? Prove It – Bridget Bisnette

Tech Giant IBM Collaborates with Columbia University to Introduce Two Blockchain Accelerator Programs – Julie Williams

A press release released in the IBM News Room on November 19 stated that the tech giant with the help of the world’s leading research university, Columbia University, intends to launch two accelerator programs to help accelerate the growth of blockchain-based tech startups. The press release stated that both accelerators, which are key components of … Continue reading Tech Giant IBM Collaborates with Columbia University to Introduce Two Blockchain Accelerator Programs – Julie Williams

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

How A Mysterious Tech Billionaire Created Two Fortunes & a Global Software Sweatshop – Nathan Vardi

From an office suite on the 26th floor of the iconic Frost Bank Tower in Austin, Texas, a little-known recruiting firm called Crossover is searching the globe for software engineers. Crossover is looking for anyone who can commit to a 40- or 50-hour workweek, but it has no interest in full-time employees. It wants contract … Continue reading How A Mysterious Tech Billionaire Created Two Fortunes & a Global Software Sweatshop – Nathan Vardi

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

How Kara Swisher Is Holding Tech Titans Accountable – Moira Forbes

“You don’t get a medal for not doing a good job,” says Recode’s executive editor, Kara Swisher. Known as much for her brutal honesty as she is for breaking big news, Swisher is outspoken in her ongoing scrutiny of Silicon Valley, adamant that leaders there could and should be doing better when it comes to … Continue reading How Kara Swisher Is Holding Tech Titans Accountable – Moira Forbes

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