Blockchain

Finding early wins in emerging technologies – CanadianCIO Summit 2018 panel

Hear how Canadian firms are using cutting-edge technologies to fuel business growth. Craig Tavares from Cogeco Peer 1 speaks to using AI to improve IT infrastructure through advanced telemetry on next-generation routers and switches. Brian Turpin at Greenwin is using virtual reality tours to help sh ...

Morning News: October 16, 2018

China May Have $5.8 Trillion in Hidden Debt With ‘Titanic’ Risks Currency Manipulation Isn’t Among China’s Trade Sins The Fed’s 1 Million Lost Jobs U.S. Credit Card Giants Flout India’s New Law on Personal Data Google’s CEO Defends Potential Return to China Landlords Across America Ar ...

Client Note: Blockchain Goes After Healthcare, Apple’s Healthcare Patent Focus, 10-Year Record For Tech Exits, AB InBev’s Mega M&A, And More

Today, we’re talking about the IPO market, homomorphic encryption, Facebook’s lack of interest in healthcare, AB InBev buying Pepsi or Coke, and more: What patents tell us about FAMGA in healthcare Global tech exits are about to hit a record Edge computing and the smart city Blockchain in hea ...

Geopolitical risks and yields dominate proceedings

Monday October 15: Five things the markets are talking about Following a weekend of warnings on global economic fragility from G10 finance leaders at an IMF meeting in Bali, has global equities starting this new week on the back foot, with regional bourses in Asia and Europe seeing red, while U.S e ...

Bitcoin Vulnerable to IMF Comments Falls

Bitcoin’s role as a “safe haven” asset in turbulent times is looking more unlikely. As the U.S. stock market saw its biggest drop since February on Wednesday, the largest digital currency dropped 6 percent along with it. Bitcoin, sometimes referred to as “digital gold,” and other top cryp ...

How 60+ Startups Are Disrupting Retail And Commercial Banking Around The World

Traditional banking products, including checking, credit, and savings accounts, are under threat from a new crop of digital-first startups. Many of these startups are launching products without a bank charter and targeting a very specific customer base. What these startups share is the goal of crea ...

A Wealth Management Point of View on Blockchain and Bitcoin

I really had a great time discussing the blockchain, my Bitcoin Maximalism, fear and greed, the future of cryptocurrencies and more with the one and only Anthony Pompliano on his Off The Chain podcast. He’s super sharp and we went into so many great topics – I do regret the thing I said about gh ...

6 AI & Blockchain Startups Building Govtech In Europe

Governments around the world are assessing new technologies to bring citizen services into the 21st century. Startups across Europe are leveraging AI and blockchain to build government technology (govtech), from automated mail handling to computer vision-based city maps to more efficient electr ...

Crypto-native applications

Every new technology platform has been built around a specific new capability. The Internet connected people and data at scale (“connecting everyone, everything”). Marketplaces, social platforms, and search all leveraged this capability. The next platform, mobile, was about “always on, everyw ...

What Are Your Thoughts: Interest Rate Freakout

  Michael Batnick and Josh Brown of Ritholtz Wealth Management play their favorite game, What Are Your Thoughts? In this episode: Why did technology stocks get hit so hard? Interest rates made an explosive move up last week Is too much FinTech a distraction from financial advice? Kanye West visitin ...