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What You Need to Know About 5G

Heard about 5G? The next generation of wireless networks, promises to deliver faster data speeds and more reliable services for mobile users. With 5G, users will be able to download a high-definition film in under a second, which today would normally take 10 minutes on 4G LTE. As you would understand,...

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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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Netflix now offers video games

Netflix is now offering video games. It has moved beyond TV shows and films, and started in launching Netflix games on mobile. As per Netflix, from November, members everywhere can play five mobile games: Stranger Things: 1984 (BonusXP), Stranger Things 3: The Game (BonusXP), Shooting Hoops (Frosty Pop), Card Blast (Amuzo...

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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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C2 Montréal Business Conference, Commerce + Creativity, May 24-26, 2017

C2 is a fusion of creativity and commerce. C2 Montréal is about experiencing the unexpected, taking a step back, recharging and leaving your comfort zone behind. This three-day international event, dubbed the most innovative of its kind, focuses on exploring the relationship between commerce and creativity. It gets you think outside...

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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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Will technology take your job? New analysis says more of us are safer than we thought, but not all

We all want to know how many jobs will be threatened by the rise of robots and technology. You might feel vulnerable if your job is one that could be affected. But thanks to a new report, 27% of the 160 million people in the United States labour force can breathe...

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The Amazing Robot Sophia Wants to Dominate the Human Race

Sophia is Hanson Robotics’ latest and most advanced robot to date. She is a social humanoid robot, and has been covered by major media  around the world and sparked interests from many people regardless of age, gender, and culture background.  Her creator, David Hanson, said that Sophia could ultimately serve in...

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Digital Economy Compass - Part 1 Connectivity

"At least 40% of all businesses will die in the next 10 years, if they don't figure out how to change their entire company to accommodate technologies", John Chambers, Chairman of CISCO Sytems. Statista has published a digital economy compass document and provided more than 180 slides of the state and...

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Universities must prepare for a technology-enabled future

Automation and artificial intelligence technologies are transforming manufacturing, corporate work and the retail business, providing new opportunities for companies to explore and posing major threats to those that don’t adapt to the times. Equally daunting challenges confront colleges and universities, but they’ve been slower to acknowledge them. At present, colleges and...

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Introduction to VMware Cloud Foundation

To respond to the ever-increasing demand for faster innovation, businesses are adapting technology trends and moving to a more agile, service-oriented IT model that leverages both private and public cloud. However, during this journey many companies have experienced challenges such as • Managing and controlling diverse infrastructure• Improving security management• Enterprise-level...

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The next disruptive technologies

KPMG conducted a global survey for Technology and Innovation in 2016. They surveyed C-level of leaders in start-ups, mid-markets, large enterprise and venture capital companies, and try to identify the up-coming disruptive technologies and emerging technology hubs. Total 832 responses were received, the top 3 technologies identified which have biggest impact...

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Are your favourite printed newspapers still alive?

It is a clear trend in the last a few years that digital has increasingly become part of our lives. With this trend continues, when would the digital media overtake the traditional one? eMarketer’s research on adult consumer habits in US provided us an insight into when this is likely to...

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Are Smartphones Killing Digital Cameras?

With the cameras built into smartphones get more and more advanced, people using smartphone instead of cameras to capture life moments has become a norm because of the advantage of the smartphone being always with us. Although the digital cameras in smart phones are still inferior to dedicated digital cameras, they...

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