A group exhibition – Slanted/Enchanted at Erin Stump Projects Gallery for DesignTO Continue reading DesignTO 2022: Slanted/Enchanted at Erin Stump Projects Gallery
Overstock, an American online retailer based in Utah, announced its plans to offer a new kind of digital security that works just like bitcoin. According to its CEO Patrick Byrne, the company has already hired developers and lawyers needed to put this plan to action. Their next step is to secure approval from financial authorities, … Continue reading “Cryptosecurity” That Works Just Like Bitcoin?
All the big data technology in the world won’t close the gaps between data and action. One global bank told us, “even with all the capabilities and tools in place, we are drowning in data and starving for insight.” To harness the power of all your data to attract and serve customers — to be … Continue reading Digital Insights Are the New Currency of Business
IT is grappling with how to protect sensitive data, making the state of data privacy worrisome no matter how big or small the organization is. Smaller companies care about data privacy just as much as big ones do, but they’re ill-equipped to do much about it. Large enterprises take more measures to deal with the … Continue reading Data Privacy: It’s Not Just Big Companies, Folks
Siren safety ring (CNET/CBS) Wearable technology is a big trend right now. There has been an explosion of gadgets that can track your fitness levels, sleep, heart rate and even your posture. A new category of wearables devices is focused on safety. The Safelet is like wearing a guardian angel on your wrist. This simple … Continue reading New Wearable Tech Focuses on Safety
Self-driving cars are expected to revolutionize the automobile industry. Rapid advances have led to working prototypes faster than most people expected. The anticipated benefits of this emerging technology include safer, faster and more eco-friendly transportation. Until now, the public dialogue about self-driving cars has centered mostly on technology. The public’s been led to believe that … Continue reading Self-driving cars will need people, too
The smart city is a city which uses digital technology to run itself and manage resources efficiently. A city can be defined as smart, once all the eight key aspects that make the foundation of a city are identified as smart: governance, energy, building, infrastructures, mobility, technology, healthcare and safety. Indeed, all nations in the … Continue reading Are we over looking security in our smart cities?
A completely new wireless standard might be needed to provide connectivity in the age of wearables, replacing the WiFi with Body Fi, a researcher has suggested. In an article on the Generator Research website, editor Andrew Sheehy describes how the current wireless standards fall short of what’s needed to provide smooth connectivity for the increasing … Continue reading Body WiFi for the wearable technology age
Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson is set to bring “the greatest minds in cryptocurrency” together to discuss bitcoin and the blockchain on his personal private island this May. Taking place on Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands from the 25th to 28th, Branson’s eventwill feature discussions moderated by Hernando De Soto, president of the Institute for … Continue reading Richard Branson to Host Bitcoin Summit on Private Island
Looking to offload some patents and make some extra cash? Google may be an interested buyer. The Web giant on Monday launched a Patent Purchase Promotion, an “experiment to remove friction from the patent market and improve the landscape.” On May 8, Google plans to open a portal where you’ll be able to tell the … Continue reading Got Patents? Google Wants ‘Em