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World's fastest supercomputer, Facebook's alleged cryptocurrency | TECH(feed)

The U.S. government is planning to build the world's fastest supercomputer, Google is slapped with a fine by the European Union and reports of a Facebook cryptocurrency could mean big things for cross-border payments.

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What's next for blockchain technology? | TECH(talk)

Over the past few years, blockchain has grown and evolved as it’s been rolled out in a variety of industries. It looks like 2019 will be the year blockchain gets even more enmeshed in financial services and FinTech. Computerworld’s...

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Blockchain spending swells, plus, see who's leaving Facebook | TECH(feed)

A ride-hailing giant in Southeast Asia is about to get even bigger after securing billions in funding, blockchain spending is rapidly increasing, and find out which social media platform are young people leaving on today’s episode of...

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A primer for CIOs needing ‘deep learning’ on the benefits on emerging tech

Analytics, machine learning and other emerging technologies are transforming how businesses compete.

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Carrefour modernizes food traceability with blockchain

Blockchain is helping the supermarket chain track the provenance of its food products, but knowing your supply chain inside out is the key to making the most of the technology.

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Healthcare technology markets: 5 predictions for 2019

Digital transformation is gaining momentum; however healthcare enterprises will proceed cautiously.

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Is trust the biggest hurdle to blockchain?

Everyone wants to jump on the blockchain bandwagon but diving in without confronting risks early and aligning enterprise goals will be surefire path to failure.

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CIO Leadership Live with Sreelakshmi Kolli, CIO of Align Technology | Ep 15

In this episode, host Maryfran Johnson talks with Sreelakshmi Kolli, CIO of Align Technology, about how the orthodontics provider is attracting top IT talent and using emerging technologies such as blockchain and 3D printing to expand...

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How blockchain is disrupting the insurance industry for the better

The insurance industry will still have obstacles to overcome, but blockchain’s ability to provide complete accountability, transparency and superior security will help insurers save time and money, as well as improve customer...

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How blockchain is impacting information security in companies

Blockchain has the ability to impact and disrupt multiple business sectors; and as hacking, phishing and security threats are becoming more prominent, companies are turning to groundbreaking technologies to protect not only their...

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5 top blockchain trends of 2018

Watch for Internet of Things connectivity, increased use of smart contracts, increased regulation, content streaming, and blockchain in the jobs market.

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Can blockchain rescue journalism?

Falling print ad margins and loss of online ad revenue to aggregators have put publishers and content creators in a bind.

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Mingis on Tech: The blockchain evolution, from services...to smartphones

Oracle joins other major tech vendors by rolling out its blockchain-as-a-service offering, and two smartphone makers plan to include the technology in new devices this year. Get the latest on the blockchain craze.

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What’s disrupting supply chain and procurement?

Some innovations have already hit, others not yet. Best to be prepared.

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On the ledge with blockchain? 3 reasons why diving in is better than holding off

Rather than waiting for peers and competitors to lay the groundwork for blockchain, today’s IT leaders should consider the advantages of going early into this innovation frontier.

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8 technologies driving health care M&As

Forty-eight percent of respondents to a West Monroe survey cited using technology to disrupt incumbents as one of their top drivers for making health care acquisitions. Here’s a look at what they’re buying.

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How SMBs can take advantage of the red-hot sharing economy

The sharing economy is expanding beyond peer-to-peer dealings among consumers and has now made its way into businesses-to-business transactions. SMBs would do well to consider participating in this rapidly growing sector.

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Mingis on Tech: Using blockchain to track carbon credits

With blockchain technology showing up in everything from global shipping to cloud storage and real estate transactions, it's no surprise that it's now seen as a way to help companies trade and sell carbon credits.

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