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Überstate Eyes Expansion With Seed Funding


The last few years have seen a massive influx of consumers starting to make use of cryptocurrency and fintech products in mass. Partially triggered by the pandemic and the ease that these products offer, this wave of consumer migration has meant good news for firms within that space as they are able to expand and reap the benefits.One of these firms is Überstate, which has enjoyed a number of wins recently. The current trajectory of the company shows that it is looking to expand even more with its locations and consumers.Überstate’s New MilestonesUberstate is a platform that offers its…

Científicos descubren por qué el cerebro consume tanta energía incluso si está inactivo — Ciencia y…

Un equipo de científicos ha descubierto que el cerebro humano puede llegar a consumir hasta 10 veces más energía que el resto del cuerpo, hasta el 20% de ingesta de energía en promedio cuando se está en reposo.
© PixbayEs probable que este estudio haya descubierto uno de los grandes misterios de la neurociencia humana, ya que el cerebro es un órgano prácticamente inactivo que necesita bastante energía.
La investigación publicada en Science, atribuye la respuesta a un diminuto devorador de energía que se esconde dentro de las neuronas.
Cuando una célula cerebral…

Six Indian Americans Named to Forbes’ ’30 Under 30 List’ in Science, Consumer Technology for 2022 |…

Six Indian Americans have been named to Forbes’ ’30 Under 30’ list in the categories of Science and Consumer Technology.The recently-released Forbes list marks the 10th anniversary of the Forbes Under 30 class, which is set to define the next decade — and beyond, it noted.Following are the Indian Americans named in the Science category in the list released Dec. 1.Srijan Kumar: An assistant professor at Georgia Institute of Technology, Kumar is working to make the internet a safer place, said Forbes. He develops data science and machine learning…

South Korea’s SK Networks creates blockchain division. SK Square invests in web3 – Ledger Insights

Today SK Networks announced a reorganization, including the creation of a blockchain division. The company is 42% owned by SK Group, which also owns SK Telecom (SKT). SK Networks is a major distributor of mobile phone devices sold via SKT’s stores. Other consumer-facing divisions include car rentals, selling domestic appliances, and hotels. It also has an industrial division involved in steel and chemical trading.

As part of the restructuring, SK Networks is establishing a Global Investment Center to find new paths for growth. Hence, the new Blockchain Business division will…

AdTech with Blockchain – How Smart Contracts are Transforming

The use of blockchain technology is revolutionizing the programmatic advertising industry. Not surprisingly even IAB has a Distributed Ledger Working Group that continuously investigates applications of emerging technologies in distributed ledger and cryptography and how to apply them to solving advertising challenges in connecting consumers with brands and managing consumer privacy and transparency in the supply chain.
Blockchain technology is the future of programmatic advertising and can be used to bring transparency into the AdTech industry. Let’s dive deep into the…

Is Bitcoin Versus Gold Correlation Still Relevant in 2021?

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The gold versus Bitcoin debate gathered steam last month as US inflation hit three-decade highs. Globally, consumer prices have accelerated at an unprecedented rate, prompting investors to seek a hedge against inflation and gold bugs and Bitcoin fans arguing over which asset is a better store of value.
I will provide some insights into what these two assets have in common and how they differ, as well as examine their correlation.
How are gold and Bitcoin similar?
Limited supply
Bitcoin and gold gain their value from a limited supply and a…

Conference Board Confidence Slumps In November As Hope Nears 5-Year-Low

Having ramped back up to pre-COVID levels in June, Conference Board Consumer Confidence has drifted broadly lower since, and analysts expected November to show a renewed downturn after a brief surprise upturn in October and they were right as the headline confidence printed 109.5, below expectations of 110.9 and down from 113.8 in October. Both Present Situation (142.5) and Expectations (87.6) both tumbled…Source: BloombergThat is the lowest headline confidence since February and expectations are hovering at their lowest since 2016.The Labor differential (Jobs Plentiful – Jobs Hard to…

How CanData Science Solve the Climate Crisis?

by Madhurjya Chowdhury
November 29, 2021
Data science can help to solve climate crisisAnybody who has participated in the IT industry is aware of the benefits that data science has provided to firms and customers. It’s a life-changing phenomenon that’s affecting every aspect of our existence. However, the value of data extends beyond making products more consumer-friendly, firms more efficient, and customers happier with their buying power. It’s also changing the way we deal with a variety of global difficulties that individuals encounter in an increasingly crowded, competitive…

Top 10 YouTube Channels Offering Free Data Science Learning

by Aratrika Dutta
August 2, 2021
Check out the top 10 YouTube channels for free data science learning.Data has become an important part of everybody’s life. Without data we are nothing. Data mining for digging insights has marked the demand to be able to use data for business strategies. Therefore, the field of data science is growing with increasing demand. Data science is not limited to only consumer goods or tech or healthcare. There is a high demand to optimize business processes using data science from banking and transport to manufacturing. Because of the increasing demand,…

The Current State of AI in Healthcare

Artificial intelligence has changed the face of consumer and enterprise technology in recent years. Even though artificial intelligence is making inroads in different fields, life sciences and healthcare are two areas where AI is making a huge impact. In addition, with added research and development, the applications of artificial intelligence in the healthcare sector continue to grow.  Artificial intelligence and machine learning are empowering healthcare systems, clinics, hospitals to fast track their research efforts. Besides, AI is also playing a significant role in clinical trial…

Data Science and Machine Learning’s Potential for Fraud Detection

The consumer marketplace has been a hot spot for fraud lately. This is due in part to the rise in more digitally focused transactions amid the pandemic and the evolving way we communicate with our banks. We’re seeing a rise in fraud risk surrounding applications that are newer to the market, like digital wallets, buy now pay later (BNPL), peer-to-peer (P2P) payments as well as those that have been in the market for a while such as bank transfers and card not present (CNP) payment methods. Consumers are attracted to these methods because they’re convenient, meaning…

Up 150% This Year, Is Nvidia Stock a Smart Buy Now?

Supply chain disruptions sparked by the pandemic have created problems in numerous industries. For instance, automakers and consumer electronics companies are currently grappling with chip shortages, and those headwinds may last through next year. Of course, that particular problem has actually been a tailwind for chipmakers like Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA).
In fact, Nvidia’s share price has skyrocketed 150% since the beginning of 2021 and 455% since the beginning of 2020. The company has a market cap of $814 billion as of this writing, making it the…

How & Why Americans Celebrate Thanksgiving In 2021

For most Americans, Thanksgiving is all about the family. And, as Statista’s Felix Richter notes, after last year’s celebrations were subdued if not canceled due to COVID-19, the anticipation for this year’s celebration resonates throughout the country.According to data from Statista’s Global Consumer Survey, 74 percent of Americans plan to celebrate Thanksgiving with family this year, compared to just 18 percent who will cut the Turkey with friends instead.You will find more infographics at StatistaWhen asked what Thanksgiving is all about, spending time with family is also among…

New DeFi CreDA Platform Aims to Eliminate Risks from the Cryptocurrency World

Leveraging existing blockchain infrastructure, the company said it provides a trust architecture for the crypto ecosystem and a link between on-chain and traditional financial systems. By following the example of traditional consumer credit agencies, CreDA introduced its concept of personal credit scores into the $200bn decentralised finance (DeFi) ecosystem populated by cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum.
Cassie Zhang, CreDA’s Chief Operating Officer explained that, in traditional finance, the total value of credit-based, unsecured loans was several times that of…

Annual AI Awards honours Irish Artificial Intelligence excellence in 2021

Third Annual Awards Celebrate Irish AI Innovation across diverse sectors
The 2021 AI Awards winners are:
ACI Worldwide for the best application of AI in a Large Enterprise
Terrain AI wins for the Best Application of AI to achieve Social Good
INFANT Research Centre wins for a third year for Best Application of AI in an Academic Research Body
Webio wins the award for Best Use of AI in a Consumer/Customer Service Application
EdgeTier snaps the Best Application of AI in a Start-up award
FIRE1 wins the Intelligent Automation – Best Use of RPA & Cognitive award
STATSports recognised…

Pfizer bullied governments into accepting bad contracts to maximize its own profits: report

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(LifeSiteNews) — A comprehensive report published by a nonprofit consumer advocacy organization detailed Pfizer’s massive power over world governments, shining a light on the Big Pharma titan’s ability to hide crucial information and protect itself from liability while maximizing profits.
Public Citizen, which bills itself as an apolitical advocacy group dedicated to protecting public interests against excessive corporate power, stated in an October 19 report that it had “identified several unredacted Pfizer…

Making the Maximum Use of Disruptive Technologies to Boost the Growth of Pharma and Other Industries

Alberto Pascual: Making the Maximum Use of Disruptive Technologies to Boost the Growth of Pharma and Other IndustriesIDBS helps research and development (R&D) teams around the world to make discoveries that have the potential to transform the lives of people worldwide. The company’s diverse customer list includes 22 of the top 25 global pharmaceutical companies and other R&D-driven organizations in the biotechnology, agricultural sciences, chemicals, consumer goods, energy, food and beverage, and healthcare, serving over 50,000 researchers in 25 countries.IDBS helps provide a foundation…

Adidas to Transform Its Business

Athletic apparel retailer adidas AG has selected AWS as its preferred cloud provider for SAP workloads. With this announcement, adidas will migrate its SAP environment to AWS and implement a modern SAP S/4HANA platform. Running these SAP workloads in the cloud will enable adidas to digitize core business processes across its value chain to provide better consumer experiences, become a more data-driven business, and support new business models such as direct-to-consumer.

Modernizing its ERP system with SAP provides adidas with the technology foundation needed to connect its data across its…

Why Is Data Science the Future for Businesses ?

Statista, a German company that specializes in market and consumer data, predicts that the number of internet-connected devices will reach 38.6 billion by 2025. By 2030, it is predicted that the number of Internet of Things (IoT) devices will reach 50 billion, creating a web of interconnected gadgets from smartphones to kitchen appliances.The number of connected devices per household is expected to rise to 50 in 2021. This will transform how we manage and interact with our homes and businesses.Businesses of all sizes rely on data scientists to help sift through large amounts of data to…

New Frontier: The dawn of Exascale computing era

Jaya Jagadish PortraitBy Jaya JagadishIn recent years, we have witnessed a rapid increase in the adoption of technologies such as AI, ML, cloud computing and data science. During the Covid-19 pandemic, the widescale adoption of virtual business models by enterprises, the expansion, maturing and adoption of cloud ecosystems, growth in broadband, mobile and PC penetration, the shift to digital transactions by a growing tech-savvy consumer base, and the larger ecosystem’s efforts to gear up for 5G network etc.have aided this. The resulting explosion of data is so huge that we can no longer…

What’s Next for AI in the Public Sector?

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We’ve all been hearing how almost any organization, of any size, anywhere can leverage artificial intelligence (AI) to boost productivity and revenue. Teachers can alter course material to fit the learning needs of students, insurers can grow capacity and reduce fraudulent claims, utilities can predict equipment downtime and avoid outages, consumer packaged goods (CPG) organizations can forecast what their customers will want to buy next. The applications of AI to business are endless, limited only by the fact that poor data used to train the AI can…

Blockchain Networks and the Human Factor: How to Know Whether They’re Accessible

As blockchain technology rapidly gains the attention of a mass audience, the conversation is still centered solely around technical topics related to the scalability of a network — transactions per second, latency, and throughput, for example. 
To successfully build consumer-scale experiences, however, developers must think beyond performance metrics and consider the human factor: Accessibility — the ease of adoption and use, for both expert crypto developers and users new to the scene  —  is the key factor in bringing blockchain to billions. Only those projects that commit to…

Deep-tech startups become hot targets for global firms

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Several deep-tech startups in India are being acquired by larger global companies to gain access to niche technologies and quality talent, indicating a strong demand for startups focusing on disruptive tech that can solve complex global problems.

In June, KPIT Technologies Ltd announced the signing of a definitive pact to buy a controlling stake in Bengaluru-based PathPartner Technology for about ₹191 crore. The latter is a specialist in providing product engineering services to customers across automotive, consumer…

Cart.com Acquires 180Commerce to Boost Growth

eCommerce-as-a-Service platform Cart.com on Monday (Nov. 15) announced it has acquired online sales company 180Commerce to help the company increase the reach of its sales channel.
Carlsbad, Calif.-based 180Commerce helps dozens of brands improve their retail strategies with tools and resources to bring them on major online marketplaces, including Amazon and Walmart through the use of data and other technologies.
“The 180Commerce value proposition has always focused on helping consumer brands grow long-term revenue and profitability by optimizing and streamlining their marketplace…

Beyond Social Listening, with AI Enabled Consumer Intelligence | Feature

When the first social media listening platforms became available, from around 2007, they represented a rapid and significant change in the way businesses were able to gather consumer intelligence.All of a sudden they could get access to millions of spontaneous, unprompted discussions relevant to their brand, in close to real-time, it was like nothing that had ever existed before. But although this created a lot of new opportunities, social listening platforms still had certain limitations.Users can perform quite complex Boolean searches to filter out the tweets, blog posts, discussion…