Big Data Analytics June 2018 Conference Summary

How Big Data is driving innovation in all industries There were many positive reviews from both speakers and delegates on how big data is driving innovation. Nick Barth from MicroStrategy quite clearly took Big Data back to its roots for his presentation; he made it clear that often business analytics and intelligence is usually a one way street from

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NASA Lab Looks to Spur AI Development

A NASA laboratory is working with Google, Intel and other industry heavyweights to launch applied AI technologies into space. The space agency’s Frontier Development Lab is targeting four space applications that would use AI and machine learning technologies, including improved prediction of space weather and accelerating the discovery of exoplanets. The results of a public-private

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Balderton Capital leads $25M Series A in ‘urban farming’ platform Infarm

Infarm, a startup that has developed vertical farming tech for grocery stores, restaurants and local distribution centres to bring fresh and artisan produce much closer to the consumer, has raised $25 million in Series A funding. The round is led by London-based VC firm Balderton Capital, with participation from TriplePoint Capital, Mons Investments, and previous investors

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Wefox: Aston Kutcher joins Insurtech

The insurance start-up continues to raise money and present a new prominent investor. The focus is on an ambitious product from Wefox. Sober industry, dazzling donors: this strategy continues the insurance start-up Wefox now. Hollywood actor Ashton Kutcher is now one of the investors of the Insurtechs. The Handelsblatt reported this news first today (€) . The amount of the investment Wefox did not comment

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Blockchain can no longer be ignored

A blockchain,originally block chain,is a continuously growing list of records, called blocks, which are linked and secured using cryptography. Each block typically contains a hash pointer as a link to a previous block, a timestamp and transaction data. By design, blockchains are inherently resistant to modification of the data. It is “an open, distributed ledger

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How to write a technology resume in 2018

Every New Year brings new opportunities — including, for many, career opportunities. Technology professionals know that many companies are competing for talented employees with unique perspectives, skills and talents. In this environment, you must be clear and concise without adding to the noise. Part of presenting a polished professional IT or tech image is your

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Serious predictions about 2018 in tech

Coming up in 2018: Elon Musk sets off a supervolcano; Twitter ups the character limit to 20,000 and physical cash becomes the hottest new cryptocurrency Getty/CryptoKitties/composite Things in the technology world move rather quickly. Last year we saw Uber wrestle with self-implosion while North Korea tested off its hacking skills on an unsuspecting world. At Apple, Tim Cook

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