How Moscow is pioneering the rise of smart cities

How Moscow is pioneering the rise of smart cities

The Russian capital's innovations have been underway since 2011, and in these last six years, have seen successful implementation of three platforms to offer its services to citizens.

How blockchain is hastening the advance of autonomous cars

How blockchain is hastening the advance of autonomous cars

Blockchain is quickly achieving parity between human and robotic drivers, and should soon accelerate self-driving solutions into the realm of statistical perfection.

Arbitration mechanisms key to viable smart contract platforms

Arbitration mechanisms key to viable smart contract platforms

Smart contract platforms are now making it easy for companies to adopt the technology with minimal technical expertise.

Virtual reality and blockchain — the future of STEM?

Virtual reality and blockchain — the future of STEM?

While blockchain helps retail and financial industries to evolve, its “killer app” might end up being completely unrelated to profits of any kind. We can only hope.

Smart contracts are winning over tech startups

Smart contracts are winning over tech startups

From banking, investment, and even business-to-business transactions, smart contracts are a key innovation that could open the doors to more mainstream acceptance of blockchain.

6 tips to pick the right ICO

6 tips to pick the right ICO

ICOs are high-risk, high-reward investments. It’s important to know how much one is willing to invest and possibly lose before participating in one.

Bandwidth as a service: The End of DDoS?

Bandwidth as a service: The End of DDoS?

Blockchain-oriented firms have started to tackle the twin problems of website security and communication speeds. Thanks to its decentralized and heavily encrypted design, blockchain is ideally suited for protection.

Fighting malware with P2P cyber protection

Fighting malware with P2P cyber protection

As new systems such as blockchain and P2P networks gain more widespread acceptance, the ways we deal with cybersecurity and malware attacks could evolve radically.

Can blockchain make IoT faster and more secure?

Can blockchain make IoT faster and more secure?

Blockchain technology will allow IoT devices to truly become autonomous – exchanging data, executing actions, and improving their own processes – all without any kind of centralized authority.

Banks can play a positive role in the age of blockchain

Banks can play a positive role in the age of blockchain

While the technology forms bitcoin’s backbone, the cryptocurrency that some think threatens global banking, blockchain itself will likely require the help of banks to truly usher in the new age of finance

Is data the currency of the future?

Is data the currency of the future?

The value of personal data will soon be unlocked for the average user, yet researchers and businesses will also gain greater access. While it’s a bit early to predict exactly how it will look, the function and value of data looks...

5 ways blockchain is changing everything

5 ways blockchain is changing everything

Companies keen on exploring blockchain and its possible applications to their business while scores of startups are also rushing to offer blockchain-based services across a variety of verticals. The rush to all things blockchain is...

E-commerce success: 7 mistakes to avoid like the plague

E-commerce success: 7 mistakes to avoid like the plague

Starting an e-commerce business does not have to be difficult, but companies should always be conscious of their decisions. Diving in with an established plan and clear goals can make all the difference between a quick exit and an...

Lending as a service (LaaS) and why it matters

Lending as a service (LaaS) and why it matters

Traditional financial services providers have tightened their lending requirements, leading to tougher barriers for regular customers to find funding. For many small business owners, this harder path to access financing through loans...

Bank acceptance of bitcoin key to wider adoption of crypto

Bank acceptance of bitcoin key to wider adoption of crypto

Bitcoin has been the talk of the town of late, but adoption of cryptocurrencies and crypto services are still limited. Ordinary consumers aren't using bitcoin to pay for everyday transactions, and banks and bitcoin still appear to be...

7 things startups need to know about cybersecurity

7 things startups need to know about cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is now simply one the many realities of doing business today. You should know the risks, and put programs in place that will help you avoid getting hit by cyberattacks down the line.

Partnerships among many paths to fintech tipping point

Partnerships among many paths to fintech tipping point

When banks and multinational service providers begin carrying out their strategies to survive, and even take advantage of the disruptive potential of fintech, they will find an ecosystem of companies ready and willing to deal.

The rise of SD-WAN: what does it mean for your company?

The rise of SD-WAN: what does it mean for your company?

SD-WAN is a new and cost-effective way of connecting offices and staff across geographic locations. Enterprises that are burdened with the transition from traditional infrastructure to the cloud would have an easier time by adopting...

6 ways to manage your data – and team

6 ways to manage your data – and team

Decision-making without data is as unwise as it is archaic. Companies must invest in software and products that crunch numbers effectively and allow the team to make decisions in a meticulous and calm manner.

5 ways companies should use AI

5 ways companies should use AI

AI is no longer a thing of dystopian sci-fi novels. Today, it has real potential to assist companies and individuals for fast, better and smarter operations.

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