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IFTTT, Get more done with automation

IFTTT is a popular web-based service that enables users to create automated workflows, known as applets. These applets connect different online services and devices to perform specific actions based on triggers. The service supports a wide range of platforms and services, including social media, smart home devices, productivity tools, and more....

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How It Works: Internet of Things

Internet of Things (IoT) is a set of technologies working together to have connected network and view of objects. There is not yet a clear definition of the scope of IoT, the concept and technology are still evolving. One workable view is that IoT is the network of physical devices, home...

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EdTech World Forum 2023, 20-21 Nov, London

The EdTech World Forum is a significant international event that focuses on the intersection of education and technology. It serves as a platform for educators, policymakers, industry professionals, innovators, and other stakeholders to come together and discuss the latest trends, advancements, challenges, and opportunities in the field of educational technology (EdTech)....

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How TikTok transformed the digital marketing

According to research firm Statista, the rise of short-form content on social media, popularized by TikTok and quickly adopted by Instagram Reels and YouTube Shorts, has transformed the digital space by providing accessible and addictive content. Brands have recognized the marketing potential of TikTok and similar platforms to reach younger audiences....

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What You Need to Know About 5G

5G refers to the fifth generation of wireless technology for cellular networks. It is the latest standard in mobile communication, succeeding 4G (LTE) technology. 5G aims to provide significantly faster data speeds, lower latency (delay), increased network capacity, and enhanced connectivity compared to its predecessors. Some key features and benefits of...

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What do you know about Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality?

Technology is developing at a rapid pace, as many things looked impossible 10 years ago have become a reality. Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality are two forms of technologies gaining huge momentum right now. There is confusion between Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR), so what are they exactly, and...

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PCs Will soon be the Smallest Gaming Platform

According to Newzoo's forecast, gamers across the globe will spend $137.9 billion on games in 2018. Mobile gaming will continue to be the largest segment. In total, mobile revenues will grow +25.5% year on year to reach $70.3 billion. Smartphones will account for 80% of this, or $56.4 billion in 2018,...

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Digital Economy Compass - Part 2 Social Media

Only a decade ago, social media was little more than a budding trend. Although social sites like Friendster and MySpace that had a decent level of adoption, the population as a whole and businesses had not realised the potential of social media. Facebook was founded at 2004, Twitter appeared around 2005,...

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The Uprising of Fintech Firms and the Disruption in Banking

Recent years, from payments to wealth management, from peer-to-peer lending to crowdfunding, “fintech” firms are growing rapidly.  These “fintech” firms which are familiar to the public include Lending Club, OnDeck, Venmo, Rate Setter and SocietyOne. Lending Club alone, funded about $2 billion loans last quarter, and their lending to-date is more...

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What Is Metaverse And The Top Players

Metaverse

Metaverse is a relatively new concept and is still in the early stages of development. However, there is growing interest and investment in the metaverse from a variety of sources, including technology companies, media organizations, and venture capital firms. The metaverse is often described as a virtual world that is created...

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Thoughts Into Text by A Brain Implant

A Brain Implant That Turns Your Thoughts Into Text? How it could be possible? Tom Oxley is a brain-computer interface specialist and the founder and CEO of Synchron, a neural interface technology company. He is A/Professor and Laboratory Head of the Vascular Bionics Laboratory, University of Melbourne, Australia. He is the...

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2022 Snowflake Summit June 13-16 Vegas

This year's Snowflake Summit is coming and it is a four-days' event and is data focused. People and organizations that comprise the Data Cloud are expected to join the event and there will be discussions and talks around developing new data products and data apps. If you are interested in data...

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‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ is Disrupting the $8 Trillion Payment Card Business

During the pandemic, the online sales increased significantly, with this trend, the “buy now, pay later” (BNPL) companies thrived. Shoppers want the good and services with a seamless delayed payment option. Today, the “buy now, pay later” only has a small portion of overall card spending. However, according to CB Insights’s...

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Why Edge Computing Is Important to Our Lives

Anyone has a Alexa or Google Home would have experienced Internet of Things, the connected network with connected objects - for example, you tell Google Home to turn on the lights. As technology develops, Internet of Things (IoT) will be brought into our lives more and more. Let's use connected cars...

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Top 10 Industries That Could Be Hugely Impacted by Driverless Cars. Are You Ready for It?

A few big technology companies such as Google, Apple and Mercedes-Benz are researching and building driverless vehicles. It is certain at some stage the driverless vehicles will be widely used globally. CB Insight's research outlines the following industries could potentially be impacted Insurance: It is believed that driverless cars will make...

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You will be impressed by this butterfly robot

After the release of the BionicOpter, in which Festo technically mastered the highly complex flight characteristics of the dragonfly, now FESTO has released another innovation – eMotionButterflies. The developers used their knowledge gained from the BionicOpter and other projects, combined the ultralight construction of artificial insects with coordinated flying behaviour. The...

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The thrilling potential of SixthSense technology

A SixthSense device that can help the physical world interact with the world of data - it shows you the weather on your palm, advises you of flight delay on your boarding pass, takes a picture with your hands without a camera, allows you dial a phone call on your palm,...

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How Bitcoin Works Under the Hood

Bitcoin has gained popularity in recent years. It is an innovative payment network and a new kind of money. According to bitcoin.org, Bitcoin uses peer-to-peer technology to operate with no central authority or banks; managing transactions and the issuing of bitcoins is carried out collectively by the network. Video source: youtube.com,...

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A Next-Generation Digital Book

If you think that today’s ebooks you download and read in pdf, or word or Kindle format are the types of ebooks we will still be reading in 3 years, you are wrong. Software developer Mike Matas demos the first interactive book for the iPad, where the ebook is like a...

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Could Future Devices Read Images from Our Brains?

Mary Lou Jepsen is the head of the Display Division at Google [x], she studies how to show our most creative ideas on screens. Her research is to discover the neural activity that underlies invention, creativity, thought - mental images and ideas are actually the same thing. Imagining if we can...

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The Art of Innovation

This speech is truly inspiring. In this speech, Guy Kawasaki takes us through 10 guiding principles for great innovations - "Rethink. Redefine. Recreate". Guy Kawasaki is the chief evangelist of Canva, an online graphic design tool. He is a brand ambassador for Mercedes-Benz  and an executive fellow of the Haas School of Business (UC Berkeley). He was...

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