Essentials, the Influencers Review
Essentials extracts for you the best content selected & published by the influencers of the industry to highlight only the news you can't afford to miss about innovation & the digital disruption.
Future of Work
How AI will power the Future of Work https://t.co/5O2Hpj3h78 @MarianneHewlett @Atos https://t.co/C9lnZGtscSOpen
Imagine having a digital assistant to schedule your next meeting or speaking to a chatbot to help you finalize a challenging task at work. Forward-thinking companies are implementing AI ...
Future of Mobility
RT @nicolarco: UK House of Commons put out a report on #MaaS a few weeks back. It is a great roadmap for any government that is wondering if they should be paying attention to these topics. A few highlights below /1 https://t.co/7fW4ijCupYOpen
We received over 50 written submissions and held four oral evidence sessions, hearing from academics; transport consultants; MaaS platform providers; data experts; transport operators; ...
According to @McKinsey, 2018 was a tipping point from thinking and planning for future #mobility to implementing it. It’s the year when the mobility industries shifted from a driver-/owner-focused value proposition to a customer-centered one. #MaaS https://t.co/R6FoWZy4awOpen
What trends in the mobility sector were important in 2018, and what can we expect in 2019?
"Achieving a virtual butler for all: why the future of mobility is about more than new technologies" - insights from our CEO Paul Campion are now up on the Ordnance Survey website! https://t.co/uIOm5b72MrOpen
Future of Money
Fintech startups see a big space in lending business https://t.co/ojGbvNhV1m #fintech #lending #loans #credit #IndiaOpen
Firms apply for RBI licence to operate as NBFCs as lending tap turns dry amid liquidity crunch.
AccessPay gets £9m investment for wealthtech connections https://t.co/NWLWUjg6UK by @Fintech_FuturesOpen
As leading investor Beringea looks for investments in north of UK.
RT @dscott_webb: #Wealthtech trends 2019 https://t.co/RZMfH8358A #fintech #CX #roboadvisors #AI #risk #planning #wealthmanagement #insurtech #rebundling #women #Millennials #mobile #techdebt #Crypto #advisors #advice #APIs #VoiceFirst #blockchain #antitech #tech via @Jeff_Marsden @xtiva https://t.co/004vCB5AiPOpen
What is the most important wealthtech trend that the wealth management and advisory industry should pay attention to in 2019? Here's what the experts say.
Future of Work Future of Mobility Future of Money Future of News & Journalism Future of Energy Future of Food Future of AI & Machine Learning Future of Climate Future of Hacking & Cybersecurity Cars of the Future Space Tech Essentials Swiss Innovation Legal Cannabis News & Trends Digital Transformation in Banking Bitcoin Futures 5G Mobile News Smart Cities IT & CIO Trends Europe Startup News
Future of News & Journalism
Harvard's Nieman Foundation announces its 2019 class of Knight Visiting Nieman Fellows, which includes The Atlantic's Taylor Lorenz (Nieman Foundation) https://t.co/ST5C7oh2vV https://t.co/jrxfgLUatJOpen
The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard will host a group of nine reporters, editors, media entrepreneurs and academics as Knight Visiting Nieman Fellows during the 2019 calendar ...
@k8iedid @kristenhare @mkramer @ylichterman @TB_Times Yes! I wrote about this exact question a few years ago. I still get a newspaper in part because I want my kids to experience the news with us. https://t.co/wJg42XC9KSOpen
I may read most of my news online, but I still get a print newspaper delivered to my doorstep everyday. I have lots of reasons for doing this but mostly I do it support local journalists ...
RT @nicnewman: 10 key takeaways from our news trends and predictions report and our survey of 200 digital leaders from 29 countries in THIS THREAD. Full report here for reference (pdf) https://t.co/mcUysjbhaPOpen
Laura Sanz, Product Director, El Espanol, Spain 21 52% 27% 8% 7% 3% 2% 2% 0% Subscription Display advertising Native advertising Donations (consumer) Related businesses E-commerce ...
Future of Energy
Despite Germany’s ambitious push to cut emissions by 95% by 2050, experts predict that if the country continues along its present course, Germany will only reduce emissions by 62% by mid-century. https://t.co/uck8vOJhkPOpen
Although Germany has been a global leader in moving to decarbonize its massive economy, the country's ambitious clean-energy transformation is faltering. Now, a broad spectrum of energy ...
RT @ThirdWayEnergy: Democrats are getting to work legislating (even amidst a shutdown)...& having a healthy, serious debate about the best policies to address climate change @AmyAHarder reported on this Friday & quoted @JesseJenkins's awesome twitter thread on the subject. https://t.co/C6dpDXWrCMOpen
The biggest news and trends in energy, business and politics by Ben Geman, with Amy Harder. Weekday mornings
Future of Food
The Future of Food is Biodiverse https://t.co/9OgywKsXSz @mikel_ee @thefuturemkt #biodiversefood https://t.co/TYlLKlP2iAOpen
Biodiversity is crucial to the health of our food supply and it sits at the intersection of taste and sustainability. Biodiverse food is sustainable food.
A fantastic article from @Fooditor about the relationship between Greg Gunthorp and Rick Bayless, and even more so about Gunthorp’s approach to farming. https://t.co/a73LUlY0pd https://t.co/l082qTvGwZOpen
You stop at a stand called Tortas Frontera, from Chicago chef Rick Bayless, and after surveying your choices, you order a Torta Cubana, a dressed-up take on a Cuban sandwich. “WE RAISE ...
Mohamed Rakha, a plant breeder at the World Vegetable Center (@go_vegetables), splits open one of the fruits with his fingernail. “You can see a lot of seeds inside,” he says. Each one is packed with the plant’s DNA—and lots of potential (@vero_greenwood). https://t.co/Jqu59MWovVOpen
At the World Vegetable Center, experts are looking to the wild relatives of domesticated crops to save the human diet from climate change.
Future of AI & Machine Learning
Because I have too many other things to do, I just did the first major overhaul for a few years of the #AIEthics webpage I've been maintaining since the 1990s. Text overhaul; style still looks retro. AI Ethics: Artificial Intelligence, Robots, and Society https://t.co/xFWe5e0OP6Open
Recently we decided it was worth rewriting and publishing the paper properly, so a radically updated version Just an Artifact: Why Machines are Perceived as Moral Agents, appeared in the ...
RT @DisruptionHub: Machine Learning - Mind the Gender Gap How can we make #technology suit the needs of everyone when only 15% of STEM employees in the UK are female? https://t.co/6YckpbXl8j #Tech #gender #womeninSTEM @reshamas @fastdotai @ledell @hannawallach @timnitGebru @AnimaAnandkumarOpen
Data collected by the Women's Engineering Society in 2017 found that women made up just 15 per cent of STEM employees in the UK.
Future of Climate
It does not mean what they think it means.
👏🏽 👏🏽 👏🏽. Cities at the Forefront of Tackling Climate Change (Paid Post by Global Covenant of Mayors from https://t.co/OO93YasRJc) https://t.co/BEcHIhtpyJOpen
The world needs to act fast to change the trajectory of temperature increase. Cities committed to GCoM, the largest global alliance of cities and mayors tackling climate change, are already ...
Future of Hacking & Cybersecurity
#Ransomware isn’t just for PCs and servers anymore. 57% of MSPs predict that ransomware will target #socialmedia accounts, 54% of MSPs predict that ransomware will target Internet of Things (#IoT) devices in general. More via @kim_crawley https://t.co/8g8x2J2QHd #cybersecurityOpen
Datto, a managed service provider of IT services, recently released their 2018 Global State of the Channel Ransomware Report, in which they surveyed over 2,400 IT professionals from around ...
Advanced Phishing Scenarios You Will Most Likely Encounter This Year https://t.co/qxlr5lUEHm #phishingattack #cybercrimeOpen
In 2019, there will be no end in sight to email-driven cybercrime such as business email compromise, spearphishing, and ransomware.
RT @CybersecuritySF: Cost of #cybercrime damages predicted to be $6 trillion annually by 2021, up from $3 trillion in 2015. - Cybersecurity Ventures @CybersecuritySF 2019 Official Annual Cybercrime Report. More facts, figures, statistics, and predictions here https://t.co/1975FpNRQ5 https://t.co/x8ybEHjre6Open
The 2019 official Annual Cybercrime Report is sponsored by Herjavec Group, a leading global information security advisory firm and Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP).
Cars of the Future
RT @CarbonBrief: Recommended read: Are the days of the private car really over? | @BBCNews https://t.co/J6cbHNH9pZ https://t.co/7Z07SfKAosOpen
Is the "robo-taxis" revolution really on its way? Many readers were doubtful, so we address their counter-arguments.
RT @JeremyLeggett: £100bn was wiped off the value of car firms last year. Entering 2019 most are shedding jobs. Issues include electrification, autonomous vehicle development and the threat posed by ride-hailing services to personal vehicle sales. Not all co's will survive. https://t.co/4X18rNwx3S https://t.co/YpDo3cWCvxOpen
It started 2019 by axing jobs, blaming the slowdown in China and the US, but now the industry faces more fundamental threats
Space Tech Essentials
Deep Space Industries Acquired by Bradford Space https://t.co/sR330boOmr https://t.co/worKjUfCqDOpen
Deep Space Industries (DSI), a company founded to pursue asteroid mining but which more recently has focused on smallsats, has been acquired by another space technology company.
Op-ed | The MILO Institute: a new model for deep space exploration https://t.co/3JaDUNiN0V https://t.co/TeFCdhIPrAOpen
The MILO Institute’s mission is to augment the work of traditional space agencies by enabling more frequent, affordable and science-driven missions to be flown.
RT @CanadaInSpace: The Canadian Space Agency is Setting the Stage for Deep Space Medical Contributions https://t.co/T6sIZF4fEB #cdnspace #health #spacemedicine #biomedical #DeepSpace #LOPG https://t.co/bwWzbplil9Open
It doesn't matter what the name of any particular program is that will eventually see humans once ag
RT @startuptickerCH: Swiss startups on the frontpage. Our press review with articles about #SwissTech at #CES2019 plus a very interesting interview with Nexthink Co-founder Vincent Bieri https://t.co/jTTCK1tVwi | The Swiss Startup News channel https://t.co/v2mwWXgAT8 https://t.co/MS0mfEXrBROpen
#SwissTech at CES 2019: For our press review, we collected articles from Swiss and international media mentioning the Swiss start-ups in Las Vegas. In Las Vegas Continental showed delivery ...
SWISS STARTUP FACTORY: New focus and regional expansion https://t.co/jTTCK1tVwi | The Swiss Startup News channel https://t.co/a33ytqQtZz https://t.co/ENuh7G5lxaOpen
After four years of experience, Swiss Startup Factory (SSUF) has designed a completely new customized accelerator program. This intense customized accelerator focuses on business execution ...
RT @Innovaud: Pavilion suisse, CES 2019: Interview avec FOLDAWAY Haptics @FHaptics https://t.co/MyR9PJjar3 #VDtech #Swisstech #dronetech cc @EPFL https://t.co/zhdlRgj7oBOpen
Du 6 au 12 janvier, 13 start-up vaudoises seront au SWISS Pavilion du CES 2019. “FOLDAWAY Touch” is a joystick that allows professional and consumer users to "feel" virtual objects by ...
Legal Cannabis News & Trends
Kitchener, Waterloo Councils Approve Legal Cannabis Stores #kitchener #Waterloo #Canada #ontario #business #industry #store https://t.co/i1GiFElVDW https://t.co/RxZ27TwqtdOpen
Kitchener and Waterloo residents may soon be able to purchase marijuana legally at a storefront within the area. Kitchener and Waterloo councils both voted Monday to opt into the province’s ...
RT @MJHeadlineNews: #Flashback Friday: @DavidRheins: Profiles in Legal Cannabis https://t.co/5fXgWLaVh5 via @YouTube @highergtv @MJChannelOne @MJBAnetOpen
Higher Ground TV editor Michael Stusser interviews MJBA's David Rheins, as part of the Profiles in Legal Cannabis series. #MJChannelOne: Turn On. Tune In. Ca...
Looking for a model to base your #cannabis career goals on? @Aurora_MMJ might be a great choice. https://t.co/yjAJfkSbpFOpen
An inside view of how the Canadian LP went from startup to grown-up with operations in 22 countries and a new listing on the New York Stock Exchange.
Digital Transformation in Banking
Digital Banking 2019 #Banking #Economy #Banks #Money #business #market #News https://t.co/v8fVb6X9cgOpen
Digital Banking, taking place June 19-21, 2019 in Austin TX, is the leading and largest digital banking and fintech event, covering digital innovations and disruptions in financial services ...
RT @stratorob: Why blockchain is essential to the future of banking and #finance https://t.co/VIHv4Nx5NxOpen
Blockchain will begin to transform financial transactions in 2018. Lighthouse Partners' Pete Harris explains how this technology works, and what businesses can do to get started using it.
It's way too early for “mainstream adoption” to be a sensible success metric for dapps, says Coleman Maher of @originprotocol. https://t.co/9wHxMGPUrlOpen
We are way too early for “mainstream adoption” to be a sensible success metric for dapps, says Coleman Maher.
Sterling Witzke, partner at Winklevoss Capital, claimed that institutional investors are not ready to take the big plunge into crypto. Do the charts support this? https://t.co/cb3WJGMRb8Open
Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, TRON, Bitcoin SV, Cardano: Price Analysis, Jan. 18
Winklevoss Capital’s Sterling Witzke claimed that institutional investors are not ready to take the big plunge into crypto. Do the charts support this?
RT @paddykcl: Nearly 1 month until the paper submission deadline for the IEEE Security & privacy workshop (co-located with EuroS&P). We encourage short and full paper submissions, especially from industry researchers! Link: https://t.co/wVuuzol7TB https://t.co/WoH3zMcZggOpen
Program Program Committee Program Chairs Patrick McCorry (King's College London) Malte Möser (Princeton University) Committee Danny Yuxing Huang - Princeton University Marie Vasek - ...
5G Mobile News
RT @3g4gUK: Operator Watch Blog: Thailand: Onward to 5G - https://t.co/MXI3HwIdeE #AIS #truemove #dtac #2G #NBTC https://t.co/5PKQn8SRbEOpen
Thailand has a highly developed mobile market and has experienced strong growth over the last six years driven by increasing numbers of...
5G meets Time Sensitive Networking. Learn how this will benefit industrial #automation. https://t.co/gs5gfkaTtv #industry40 https://t.co/TRJKtShgOIOpen
Our experts foresee that interworking of 5G and TSN will enable holistic communications for industrial automation.
RT @kristinmusulin: We've got a STACKED newsletter for you today folks. Updates from #CES2019, news from Boston and Seattle, a Q&A with a Verizon exec and more. Check it out: https://t.co/0eEIAkWBEoOpen
AT&T to pilot smart lighting solution in Las Vegas' Innovation District The company will work with smart city platform Ubicquia to replace existing photocells with streetlight routers and ...
Are #SmartCities forgetting #food? #UrbanAgriculture is not the solution to our food system crisis but it's an essential component of making the food system resilient and ecologically friendly via @foodcityorg https://t.co/t5SlCEWTo1 #UrbanEnvironment #Resilience https://t.co/RBmpjfAMa0Open
Henry Gordon-Smith says cities must incorporate urban agriculture into their future planning. Find out why.
The Smart Cities International Symposium & Exhibition brings together thought leaders and practitioners from around the world to explore the most recent #smartcity technology advances, business models, and lessons learned. Register now 👉 https://t.co/XFtPkdnO47 @sgo2012 #techOpen
When: 22nd January 2019 – 24th January 2019 all-day Where: Conference Chicago, 525 S State St, Chicago, IL 60605, USA Organized by the Smart Grid Observer, the 3rd Annual ...
IT & CIO Trends
RT @Temenos: The scramble to attract customers in the #digital, mobile-first age has already begun for smaller regional banks, & will only intensify in 2019. Don Bergal, CMO at @avokatech shares his views on this year’s trends via @FinancialBrand https://t.co/GUHBtBTyI1Open
Banking trends and outlooks for 2019 from leaders and influencers in financial services, as well as financial institutions from around the world.
Top 10 Retail Banking Trends and Predictions for 2019 https://t.co/WWAsYGTNYE #banking #fintech #finserv #data #Analytics #AI #CX #innovation via @JimMarous #NRF2019 https://t.co/XUL6Rb1xdMOpen
2019 banking trends and outlooks from financial services leaders and influencers as well as financial institutions from around the world.
RT @tomemrich: Thanks for the H/T @ArInsider really excited to see my prediction #4 come in to view even more https://t.co/fJxbiQhL6f https://t.co/gS9xGd8GbNOpen
2018 definitely was an active and important year for AR.
Europe Startup News
RT @DSMeu: From Bulgaria🇧🇬 to Romania🇷🇴: @StartUpEU Summit 2019 edition is going to Cluj!🚀#ro2019eu Do not miss your chance to discuss European #startups, pre-register NOW➡️https://t.co/9Mp2zztifN https://t.co/fgAR0JvQf4Open
Save the date: Startup Europe Summit will be organised in Cluj-Napoca, Romania on 21-22 March 2019!
RT @EU_Startups: Lisbon-based @IndicoCapital launches €46 million VC fund to invest in early-stage startups https://t.co/vazVNKXGY4 https://t.co/xQNXepoow1Open
The fund aims to invest in and nurture the most promising early stage startups on the Iberian peninsula, in particular those based in Portugal. Managing General Partner, Stephan Morais was ...
LUXEMBOURG: Here is the most comprehensive local startup ecosystem guide ever created, 350+ Accelerators, Investors & Resources for entrepreneurs building companies in #Luxembourg: https://t.co/oDz3TsTuMy #EcosystemCanvas #FIworldwide @SiliconLux @Agefi_Luxe @Wort_LU @paperJam_lu https://t.co/beQGx1yvoeOpen
Luxembourg is truly a GREAT place to build a startup, but most of the early-stage entrepreneurs we speak to are not aware of the local resources that are availa