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

On Oct 4, 2019
@EnrikeLopez shared
A university embraces innovation and the future of work https://t.co/E00lZREjd2 vía @CrainsNewYork
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A university embraces innovation and the future of work

hen students study homeland security at St. John’s University, they don’t rely on textbooks alone. They do a virtual reality simulation at the school’s Homeland Security Lab, where they ...

On Oct 7, 2019
@EnrikeLopez shared
What is the difference between RPA and AI? How do RPA and AI work together? How does machine learning fit in? What are some RPA and AI use cases and best practices? Let’s break it down in plain terms https://t.co/Jmnhm7iFuJ
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Robotic Process Automation (RPA) vs. AI, explained

What is the difference between RPA and AI? How do RPA and AI work together? How does machine learning fit in? What are some RPA and AI use cases and best practices? Let’s break it down in ...

On Oct 7, 2019
@MeghanMBiro shared
The #futureofwork is an adaptive workforce via @siliconrepublic https://t.co/V4O5ltwsWf
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The future of work is an adaptive workforce

To build an adaptive enterprise you have to build an adaptive workforce, writes Forrester’s JP Gownder.

Future of Mobility

On Sep 19, 2019
@carsharing shared
RT @SPhillipsLuethi: We take a look at the latest event from @TransLink's 'Future of #Mobility' speaker series: #MaaS. Learn what experts in the field and keynote speakers @DavidZipper and @CatherinKARGAS have to say about the future of #Mobility-as-a-Service. Read here: https://t.co/xSeeKB8qFD https://t.co/BcIENNjEZe
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MaaS: Translink’s Future of Mobility Speaker Series 2019

We take a look a the key points made by the keynote speakers at Translink's latest futuer of mobility speaker series focusing on MaaS.

On Oct 15, 2019
@drkarenlucas shared
RT @contourgeek: My latest paper, with @MilosPlanner @dimilakis and Dominic Stead, is published Open Access so all can read it. We deliver the first critique of the persuasive rhetoric about #MaaS & conclude that it can't deliver without strong public sector oversight https://t.co/TmS68aEvxp
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Questioning mobility as a service: Unanticipated implications for society and governance

In this paper we focus on the development of a new service model for accessing transport, namely Mobility as a Service (MaaS) and present one of the f…

On Oct 11, 2019
@SiemensMobility shared
Increasing traffic volume is creating problems in cities around the world, congestion, poor #airquality and less productive economies. Connected #AutonomousVehicles with electric drives could offer a solution: https://t.co/Uxlnr6OyuP #TheFutureWeWant #sustainability
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The Future of Mobility: Transforming Cities

Increasing traffic volume is creating problems in cities around the world, congestion, poor air quality and less productive economies. Connected autonomous vehicles with electric drives ...

Future of Money

On Oct 10, 2019
@leimer shared
RT @richardturrin: Fintech won't disrupt finance, big tech will. But do thank fintechs for new banking apps and zero commissions among others. @thepsironi @BrettKing @leimer @psb_dc @efipm @karunk #fintech #banking #innovation #digitalbanking #technology #future https://t.co/cSrFbce2Y6
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Taking Stock Of FinTech Startups: Major Disruptors Or Mere Distractions?

Most claims in 2013-2015 that FinTech startups would “disrupt” incumbent financial institutions have been debunked.

On Oct 14, 2019
@Mellinghoff shared
RT @bf_magazine: Which Are The Most Successful Fintech Startups In India? https://t.co/qruHDajURL #Fintech #financial #technology @VCRebecca @SusanneChishti @guzmand @matteorizzi @VitalikButerin @Mellinghoff @DeepLearn007 @ccalmeja @RicardoVidal @psb_dc @BarkowConsult @LizLum @KVanderhoydonk
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Which Are The Most Successful Fintech Startups In India?

Post 2016, the Indian fintech industry has grown from strength to strength on the back of innovative and successful fintech startups in India.

On Oct 11, 2019
@Finnovista shared
Traditional #banks areembracing changes to their service portfolios and leading the way to a better customer experience, cheaper services and data-enriched decision making https://t.co/trFP844qMI vía @EU_Startups
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Open banking: what’s in it for traditional banks and fintech startups? Part 2 of 2

Looking to the near future, it is not difficult to see big banks adopting open banking features and offering services in data aggregation as payment and credit platforms – betting on one ...

Future of News & Journalism

On Oct 1, 2019
@mathewi shared
RT @rasmus_kleis: We need to deal w/a divide in journalism between a vanguard who thinks the problem is journalism hasn’t changed enough and a rearguard that thinks the problem is that the world has changed too much. A personal note on my first year as @risj_oxford Director https://t.co/UfZIaQdV2f
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Vanguards and rearguards in the fight for the future of journalism

“The truth is hard” I’ve come across this quote repeatedly in the past year, most frequently in the form of ads for the New York Times at various media events. It always makes me think of ...

On Oct 13, 2019
@mediagazer shared
Oracle-funded report finds Google media grants tend to go to places where it faces pressure from the public; it has given $567M to 1,157 media projects (@kantrowitz / BuzzFeed News) https://t.co/tDvMdfvinD https://t.co/BGq9rd3vKT
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As Google Backlashes Have Risen And Fallen, So Have Its Grants To News Organizations

Google’s troubles have been moving from Europe to the US, and the money to news organizations has too.

On Oct 9, 2019
@jcstearns shared
@kathykiely I don't know when this was last updated (INN has added a lot of members in the past year) https://t.co/xl92k1TjCD. We also have a break down of 200 INN members at the bottom of this https://t.co/ueMYM5Eksp (NewsMatch includes newsrooms in 45 of the 50 states, INN may have more)
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Future of Energy

On Oct 9, 2019
@SEIA shared
RT @greentechmedia: Rep. Tonko on Extending Wind and Solar Tax Credits: ‘Odds Are Good’ https://t.co/bH8CueMgwN
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Rep. Tonko on Extending Wind and Solar Tax Credits: ‘Odds Are Good’

“Public sentiment is driving this issue right now,” said Paul Tonko, a Democrat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

On Oct 8, 2019
@nrgenergy shared
RT @CT_Power_Energy: Panelists announced for #TFOE19, 10/30 at @aquaturfclubin in #southingtonCT. #CompetitiveMarkets Panel: - Ritchie Hudson (Mod.), Hudson Energy Consulting - Ian Diamond, @ConEdSolutions - Kandi Terry, @nrgenergy - Tom Guerra, @CBIANews https://t.co/QFaSweLFRs #renewableenergy https://t.co/idLFYGJpeO
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The Future of Energy Conference and Exposition 2019

OCTOBER 30, 2019 – Aqua Turf Club, Southington, CT Sponsor and Exhibitor Flier Program Agenda Connecticut Power and Energy Society (CPES) will host its 20th annual The Future of Energy: ...

On Oct 13, 2019
@PVSolarReport shared
States Leading the Charge on #RenewableEnergy – 2019 Edition https://t.co/6KqPZcRZW3 https://t.co/ybdGcHsSm6
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States Leading the Charge on Renewable Energy – 2019 Edition

State energy efficiency and renewable energy programs may produce significant benefits for residents including lower fuel and electricity costs, increased grid reliability, better air ...

Future of Food

On Oct 13, 2019
@bittman shared
RT @MelSaltz: Can a growing sustainable farming movement save Iowa’s precious soil and water? Check out the latest report in our @NewsHour #futureoffood series from me and Mark @Bittman @pulitzercenter @megbthompson @DRobie1 https://t.co/nWB9wzYKx3
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Can sustainable farming save Iowa’s precious soil and water?

Iowa is a powerhouse producer of corn and soybeans. But all the industrial farming has come at a cost to the environment. Today, there's a growing number of farmers adopting more ...

On Oct 14, 2019
@TreeHugger shared
What does this all say for the future of food? https://t.co/fzBRZ8vAwx
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On Oct 11, 2019
@farmingfirst shared
At next week's #CFS46, learn about the #FutureOfFarming, where agri-innovation and agroecology can help us sustainably produce more food than ever before. Find out more here 👉 https://t.co/3gJM1LqEJJ https://t.co/m3aAm83C6P
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SE066 Innovation and Agroecology: A Path to Sustainability: Are innovation and agroecology capable of working hand-in-hand?

Organizers International Agri Food Network Maizall Global Farmer Network Farming First Argentina Are innovation and agroecology capable of working hand-in-hand? As CFS begins work on ...

Future of AI & Machine Learning

On Oct 14, 2019
@seanmcarroll shared
Melanie has a new book out tomorrow, Artificial Intelligence: A Guide for Thinking Humans. A dive into how AI works, and also the obstacles: why it's hard to teach a computer common-sense notions of physics and causality. https://t.co/5uHbdWJGtM
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Artificial Intelligence: A Guide for Thinking Humans

Artificial Intelligence: A Guide for Thinking Humans [Melanie Mitchell] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. No recent scientific enterprise has proved as alluring, ...

On Oct 15, 2019
@AnimaAnandkumar shared
RT @NvidiaAI: Nurture your startup’s growth through NVIDIA’s #startup accelerator, Inception. Network with fellow startups at exclusive events, receive go-to-market support and guidance from experts on leveraging #AI in your industry. https://t.co/43hsEOGpLY https://t.co/pfbIXutwkc
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THE FUTURE OF AI AND DEEP LEARNING

A virtual incubator program for AI and Deep Learning startups. Get marketing support, hardware grants, training, and considation for GPU Ventures.

On Oct 12, 2019
@GaryMarcus shared
RT @patrick_s_smart: A great read if you wanted to update yourself about 1) the current state of #deeplearning and 2) how it relates to the future of #AI and 3) Whether or not we need GOFAI and Symbolic AI hybrids with DL. By @GaryMarcus in response to Joshua Bendigo https://t.co/UozTvtTdCF
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Future of Climate

On Oct 7, 2019
@ret_ward shared
RT @TheEconomist: The 21st century's U-turn challenge: reversing the previous century's 20-fold rise in emissions, at twice the pace https://t.co/Tt4ku5cger
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The past, present and future of climate change

Climate issue: Replacing the fossil-fuel technology which is reshaping the climate remains a massive task

On Oct 10, 2019
@FAOclimate shared
RT @FAOKnowledge: #ClimateChange is having a huge impact on communities in rural areas. Learn how agricultural innovations can provide solutions to producing food and ensuring stable incomes for those who are the most vulnerable 👉https://t.co/bCrQTQ18Ir #ClimateAction #SDG2 https://t.co/F78ItSVdHV
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Countering climate change with innovation

Here are three areas in which innovation is making a difference in the fight against climate change: Food innovations The effects of climate change on our ecosystems are severe, impacting ...

On Oct 1, 2019
@NRDC shared
Another important piece of advice: remember, you're not alone. https://t.co/177sV4kSDi
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Banishing the Climate Change Blues

Anxious about where our planet is headed? Tip one: You’re not alone—and that means a lot.

Future of Hacking & Cybersecurity

On Oct 10, 2019
@hrbrmstr shared
Go here for the code — https://t.co/5CUtDVrNIM — and here for the dataset — https://t.co/nlAqTt80LB // 'FinalBlacklist' to help businesses hone cybersecurity https://t.co/sSqIaJNiax
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'FinalBlacklist' to help businesses hone cybersecurity

Researchers have released the "largest publicly available data set" of malicious activity to help businesses hone their cybersecurity capabilities.

On Oct 1, 2019
@alexhutton shared
RT @kidko92: Heavy Metall: German defense contractor battling attack at 3 plants to the tune of $4M/week. https://t.co/wUEITkx3am
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Rheinmetall Investigating Malware Attack at Three Plants

An unspecified malware attack against the IT systems of Rheinmetall's automotive division in Brazil, Mexico and the U.S. is costing the company an estimated $4

On Oct 10, 2019
@cyberdefensemag shared
@cyberdefensemag Publisher @miliefsky Sharing an important story about Genesee County Systems Pwned #cybersecurity #CYBER #SECURITY in this #CDM #EXCLUSIVE https://t.co/vbRDNqPgBC by Charles Parker @InfoSecPirate who we hope to see @IPEXPO #CDM https://t.co/CRs1aK7jVD
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Genesee County Systems Pwned!

Systems Down By Charles Parker, II; Cybersecurity Lab Engineer There are vast numbers of municipalities of various sizes adjacent to each other throughout each state in the ...

Cars of the Future

On Oct 11, 2019
@Forbes shared
Wireless should not be a safety case for self-driving cars https://t.co/yf1xRevSmc https://t.co/PgKtlmW7NA
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Zoox Cofounder Nails It: Wireless Should Not Be A Safety Case For Self-Driving Cars

Debate abounds about whether self-driving cars should be operated by remote human drivers, especially in the safety case.

On Oct 14, 2019
@Forbes shared
Porsche and Boeing likely won't be making a personal flying sports car—here's why: https://t.co/GgglIRIS3x https://t.co/GNeATya0BZ
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Why Porsche And Boeing Likely Won’t Make A Personal Flying Sports Car

The announcement of a Porsche-Boeing partnership has sparked speculation that they could build personal air vehicles for the wealthy, but the emerging economics of urban air mobility ...

On Oct 7, 2019
@Forbes shared
With a new acquisition, Tesla is teeing up to deliver the highest levels of driving automation https://t.co/uvjd3g6RwZ https://t.co/FautR9U1hO
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What Tesla’s Grab Of DeepScale Is All About

With a new acquisition, Tesla is teeing up to deliver the highest levels of driving automation.

Space Tech Essentials

On Oct 9, 2019
@SpaceNews_Inc shared
Space Development Agency lays out five-year plan in $11 billion proposed budget https://t.co/hhfQCwTce8 https://t.co/i4kOU5W6kO
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On Oct 10, 2019
@SpaceNews_Inc shared
French photonics startup Cailabs raises $8.8 million https://t.co/mhlBiuaggZ https://t.co/MxAxPtj4jS
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French photonics startup Cailabs raises $8.8 million

Cailabs, a Rennes, France-based company founded in 2013, says it has developed a technology that controls the shape of light within optical fibers, enabling a thousandfold increase in data ...

On Oct 14, 2019
@SpaceRef shared
Boeing Building the Future of Space at International Astronautical Congress 2019 https://t.co/mAWbE2VoEX #IAC2019
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Boeing Building the Future of Space at International Astronautical Congress 2019

Boeing Building the Future of Space at International Astronautical Congress 2019 - SpaceRef

Swiss Innovation

On Oct 15, 2019
@swissnexChina shared
RT @venturelab_ch: Signing MoU with China Science & Technology Exchange Center to deepen #SinoSwiss startup & innovation relations https://t.co/nDcjkePxGU Ceremony with Swiss Federal Councillor @ParmelinG @DefrWbf + Chinese Science & Technology Minister Wang Zhigang in Bern #VleadersChina https://t.co/IG5gqldcAk
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Venturelab Signs Memorandum with China Science and Technology Exchange Center to Deepen Sino-Swiss Startup and Innovation Relations

The memorandum of understanding, signed in the presence of Swiss Federal Councillor Guy Parmelin and Chinese Science & Technology Minister Wang Zhigang, will promote exchanges in innovation ...

On Oct 15, 2019
@startuptickerCH shared
RT @swissnexSF: Join us on October 21 to discover five of the best #startups that Switzerland has to offer, selected by @Swisscom and @venturelab_ch — see you there! https://t.co/RM1t3fMTcM
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Swiss Startup Night

Join us at Pier 17 for the 2019 Swiss Startup Night! Expect an evening filled with pitches, networking, and a chance to gain insights into Switzerland's startup economy — and of course, ...

On Oct 3, 2019
@Innovaud shared
RT @SBH_USA: Two 🇨🇭 Swiss universities, @EPFL_en and @ETH_en are among the global leaders in #crypto education! More info here 👉 https://t.co/WG0KsU2UMP #Switzerland #SwissEducation
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Two Swiss universities among the global leaders in crypto education

EPFL and ETH Zurich rank 5th and 8th respectively in the Coinbase 2019 Leaders in Crypto Education list.

Digital Transformation in Banking

On Oct 9, 2019
@JimMarous shared
RT @guzmand: Great read for those attending #FnTSummit by @JimMarous in @forbes ⤵️ What is the future of #banking: Is it #fintech or #tech-fin? Join our panel at 2:45pm today for a great conversation! https://t.co/4WgVYBhpb6 #DigitalTransformation #innovation #leadership #futureofwork https://t.co/zT2d0XWn0J
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The Future Of Banking: Fintech Or Techfin?

While traditional banking institutions are beginning to embrace the potential of collaboration with fintech firms, big tech organizations like Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple in the U.S. ...

On Oct 3, 2019
@stratorob shared
The Disruptive Power of Platform-Based Models in Banking https://t.co/ATu24NaYut by @jimmarous #baap
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Platform-Based Banking Provides Gateway to Digital Transformation

Many banking organizations are moving to a platform-based model to better compete for customers who want broader solutions from a trusted organization.

On Oct 5, 2019
@Visible_Banking shared
Secrets to Building One-to-One Digital Banking Experiences https://t.co/nNbRkhrm5Z by @jimmarous #banking
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Secrets to Building One-to-One Digital Banking Experiences

According to Don Peppers, digital marketing communications requires an increased level of personalization, leveraging new technologies and human interaction in real time.

Bitcoin Futures

On Oct 11, 2019
@peterktodd shared
RT @hasufl: Finally done! @_prestwich @bcmakes and I wrote a research paper on Bitcoin's security model and the declining block subsidy. This journey challenged everything I thought I knew about the economics of mining and Bitcoin in general. https://t.co/WpSVkPxWbj
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Research paper: A model for Bitcoin’s security and the declining block subsidy

In this paper, we introduce our model of Bitcoin’s security, which depends on a surprisingly small number of factors. We find that Bitcoin can tolerate a high incentive to attack today, but ...

On Oct 9, 2019
@Bitcoin shared
RT @stephanlivera: SLP115 @TraceMayer - Bitcoin as Ultimate Collateral We talk: - Bitcoin and conviction - jurisdictional competition - Use as collateral - Proof of Keys https://t.co/UJuBKjnhlZ https://t.co/wk1H4h9YSk
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SLP115 Trace Mayer – Bitcoin as Ultimate Collateral

Trace Mayer, renowned Bitcoin investor, writer and speaker joins me in this episode to talk about a range of topics on jurisdictional competition in relation to Bitcoin, how best to learn, ...

On Oct 8, 2019
@TuurDemeester shared
Sources: https://t.co/OO2uvNpQm5, https://t.co/Kp88c5Lh2U, https://t.co/aIr8YXMUmM
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Bitcoin scary stories

I have not tested them at all, I am just relying on the public vulnerability reports and published research reports and somewhat careful reading of the source code. I had some attack code ...

5G Mobile News

On Oct 2, 2019
@gsacom shared
GSA is the voice of the #5G mobile vendor ecosystem representing companies engaged in the supply of #infrastructure, #semiconductors, #test equipment, #devices, #applications and #mobile support services. Access the latest 5G market data > https://t.co/rfEjvb5wcz https://t.co/DrQYJ6njg7
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Rapidly Growing 5G Ecosystem

5G GAMBoD is the industry’s first database tracking worldwide 5G devices. Find out today about the rapidley growing 5G Ecosystem. Learn more...

On Oct 4, 2019
@mobileworldlive shared
#Maxis selects #Huawei as #5G supplier https://t.co/f3xWT0Wx2c https://t.co/luVQPJCnYl
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Maxis selects Huawei as 5G supplier

Maxis, the largest mobile operator in Malaysia, named Huawei as a 5G technology supplier, which ...

On Oct 4, 2019
@IXIAcom shared
From @Nextgov - Agencies Offer Sneak Peeks into #5G Plans. From fixing planes before they break to doctors performing surgery in real time from 2 continents, agency officials are already looking at how faster connections could change their missions. https://t.co/HAH1XpUE30 #GovIT
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Agencies Offer Sneak Peeks into Their 5G Plans

From fixing planes before they break to doctors performing surgery in real time from two continents, agency officials are already looking at how faster connections could change their ...

Smart Cities

On Oct 9, 2019
@ConnectCitiesEU shared
RT @SmartCitiesSCIS: The three #SCC1 projects @Remourban_EU @Triangulum_EU and @EUGrowSmarter prepared a joint #policypaper to support other EU cities in their transition towards #smart and #sustainable #smartcities. Have a look! https://t.co/p9XwVf8jiU #euregionsweek2019 #horizon2020 https://t.co/7ypUAIOPMQ
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Joint Policy Paper – From dream to reality: sharing experiences from leading Smart Cities

Download policy paper On 8 October, the first three Horizon 2020 Smart Cities and Communities Lighthouse projects Remourban, GrowSmarter and Triangulum presented their key findings at the ...

On Oct 4, 2019
@IEEESmartCities shared
In this article by @SmartCitiesW, city leaders share ideas of how to make a city accessible to those with #disabilities and more: https://t.co/LiY9nUn7fj #smartcities #digitalinclusion https://t.co/UKcsaHjAxk
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Smart cities must be accessible by design

While technology can help improve life in cities for people with disabilities, there’s a risk that without adequate oversight and appropriate input, it could widen inequality. Three city ...

On Oct 1, 2019
@IEEESmartCities shared
[email protected] we learn about the security risks of #smartcities, building a smart city, and the search for the city of the future. Read more here: https://t.co/4QkftmgeLJ https://t.co/sYHPdky1CU
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How Smart are Smart Cities? Balancing Innovation with Privacy

The more connected devices a smart city employs, the greater the risk to individual privacy

IT & CIO Trends

On Oct 9, 2019
@Huawei shared
Huawei CMO Kevin Zhang examines how we can overcome tech bottlenecks with cooperative innovation. #GIV2025 https://t.co/ayro6X1wOt
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Innovation 2.0: From Innovation to Invention

“Cooperative innovation” is the key to building a fully connected, intelligent world. It also recognizes that we cannot go it alone – collaboration is essential to overcoming current ...

On Oct 2, 2019
@evankirstel shared
RT @evankirstel: Cylance is golden: BlackBerry’s new cybersecurity R&D lab is all about AI and IoT https://t.co/cIdHlynPag #Security #Cybersecurity #Hackers #Databreach #Cybercrime #DataPrivacy #Ransomware #Cyberattacks #CSO #Infosec #Malware #CISO @cylanceinc
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Cylance is golden: BlackBerry’s new cybersecurity R&D lab is all about AI and IoT

BlackBerry launching a new business unit dedicated entirely to cybersecurity R&D, with Cylance and machine learning a core focus.

On Oct 11, 2019
@Huawei shared
In with safety. Out with the worries for mine workers and their families. #5G unmanned mining is saving lives & restoring trust and confidence in technology. Watch this real life story of how 5G makes mining safer: https://t.co/Nz0Iyb1tgV #5GGearUp https://t.co/Cvpfxp2kel
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Service innovation: Accelerating 5G development

At MWC Shanghai 2019, Huawei Deputy Chair Ken Hu gave an update on Huawei's progress in 5G deployment, sharing concrete examples of how service innovation and cross-industry collaboration ...

Europe Startup News

On Oct 8, 2019
@EU_Startups shared
RT @EngageKatie: TOP 50: Europe’s most influential women in the startup and venture capital space https://t.co/CtbNQ5iRkG via @EU_Startups
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TOP 50: Europe’s most influential women in the startup and venture capital space

In 2015 EBAN (the European Business Angel Network) named her European Investor of the Year. Kinga Stanislawska is the founder and Managing Partner of the Warsaw-based Venture Capital firm ...

On Oct 15, 2019
@StartUpEU shared
Startup Europe is participating in this year’s @SlushHQ in Helsinki! Join us in November to explore innovative #policymaking and #deeptech investment. Find out more here: https://t.co/A4SE0s59YZ https://t.co/u3p0eZC51n
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Startup Europe goes to SLUSH

Slush is a student-driven, not-for-profit movement originally founded to change attitudes toward entrepreneurship. Slush has grown from a single gathering in Helsinki to a series of events ...

On Oct 9, 2019
@AdBresser shared
The Q3 2019 Global Venture Capital Report: Seed Stage Deals Increase While Broader Funding Environment Shows Signs Of Erosion https://t.co/JY8vZ0rSyE
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The Q3 2019 Global Venture Capital Report: Seed Stage Deals Increase While Broader Funding Environment Shows Signs Of Erosion

Using data and projections from Crunchbase, this report from Crunchbase News dives deep into the state of the global venture capital ecosystem. Here, we want to assess investment and ...