Month: January 2019

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Seven things every executive should know about Machine Learning

Machine Learning capabilities hold great potential for new revenue streams and tremendous cost savings for enterprises. Increasingly, businesses are using ML to strengthen their competitive advantage and drive innovation. Is your organisation embracing this shift or are you falling behind? If you are on the “bias-for-action” side of the scale and have already started steering…
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21st January 2019 0

50% of Hong Kong consumers happy to share financial data with 3rd-parties

Half of consumers in Hong Kong are happy to let third-parties access their financial data so they can access more personalised banking services and higher returns, according to a study from Accenture. Accenture, a financial solution developer, conducted an online survey of 2,010 Hong Kong consumers late last year, with results showing opportunities open banking…
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18th January 2019 0

IBM-Backed Blockchain Platform to Improve Supply Chain Management in Mining Industry

Major tech firm IBM has partnered with MineHub Technologies to deliver a blockchain solution that will improve supply chain management in the mining and metals industry. IBM announced the initiative in a press release published Jan. 16. MineHub is a company that uses technologies including blockchain to develop cost-saving applications for the metals and mining…
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17th January 2019 0

Solving Challenges with Smart Assets

In late 2018, Waves Platform released Smart Assets on MainNet and launched Tokenomica, a fully compliant exchange for digital assets. This article, centered on use cases for Smart Assets, comes as the first in a series focused on how Waves solutions facilitate building the financial system of the future. Cryptocurrency Trading Over the last couple…
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16th January 2019 0

The Future of AI Will Be About Less Data, Not More

Companies considering how to invest in AI capabilities should first understand that over the coming five years applications and machines will become less artificial and more intelligent. They will rely less on bottom-up big data and more on top-down reasoning that more closely resembles the way humans approach problems and tasks. This general reasoning ability…
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15th January 2019 0

Blockchain: the Best of 2018 and What to Expect in 2019

In the year 2018, we saw more improvements for blockchain. In the year 2018, we saw more improvements for blockchain. Blockchain has been the talk of the town for the last few years. The year 2017 was a groundbreaking year, considering that the price of Bitcoin reached nearly $20k. This indirectly helped make blockchain reach…
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14th January 2019 0

Singapore to Launch Automated Litigation Work Platform For Prosecutors, Set to Embrace AI

Singapore’s main prosecuting body, the Attorney General’s Chambers, or AGC, which looks after crime and financial sector cases, is to launch an automated litigation analysis work platform to improve efficiency in its courts. It is also set to embrace large scale text analytics for major evidence reviews. And, the important South East Asian legal centre…
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11th January 2019 0

FCA outlines proposals for post-Brexit financial services contracts regime

The financial services contracts regime aims to ensure that firms can still fulfill their contractual obligations in the UK for a limited period of time, even if they are outside the temporary permissions regime. The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has earlier today published further proposals to prepare its regulations for various outcomes of Brexit.…
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10th January 2019 0

IoT Trends to Watch for in 2019

Anyone following Internet of Things news has undoubtedly noticed a shift in headlines: The world where everything computes is here However, the IoT is not a static force, and developers and users are constantly finding news ways to exploit the simple yet powerful concept of connected everything. In 2019, the industry should expect emerging trends…
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8th January 2019 0