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[Tech in Covid-19] Digital ID – 1 Week, from Dev to Deploy

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Compared to the SARS outbreak 17 years ago, the Covid-19 outbreak is more severe in multiple ways, such as longer incubation time with limited or no symptoms, more contagious, multiple ways of infection. As progress...
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The Technologies Poised to Change the World in 2019

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It is not easy to imagine a technology that will receive as much publicity as the blockchain did last year but there’s little doubt that other new and innovative technologies will make even greater...
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Can De-Identification Protect Your Online Privacy?

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Introduction In the last few years, the global population has an increase in privacy concerns. After the Facebook scandal in the 2016 U.S election, people start to realize how valuable their data is. But is...
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Data Driven Statistics, Trends & Facts 2018

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The most challenging part for me personally when writing a blog is to find the relevant data driven statistics about that particular topic. Often it takes a considerable amount of time to figure out...
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Intel Corporation, Chips & Cars: Strategic Analysis

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What’s Going On? Is Intel Crazy? Why did Intel acquire Mobileye and Moovit? What a chip maker has to do with automotive industry? Well, as a former Intel employee, I vowed not to tell you....
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Tech Giants Remain Bullish on Blockchain

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It’s not exactly controversial to declare 2018 as a disastrous year for cryptocurrencies. With last year’s spectacular boom now a fading memory, the ongoing bear market has drained investor interest in tokenized projects, while user...
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How big are the ‘Big Techs’?

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Looking back at the market cap of some of the largest companies in the World in the past 20 years, one can see how the underlying macroeconomic theme has evolved. This theme is driven...
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Facebook and Google Love Stock Buybacks

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They generate huge amounts of free cash flow and use the most of this to reduce their share counts — to great effect on their stock prices. Not too many people realize that both Google (GOOG, GOOGL) and Facebook (FB)...
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Will Apple Be the New Netflix?

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Potentially. The company, however, will definitely be playing with the big boys. Many had to see this one coming given the technological trend we’re seeing: we’re no longer living on a device-focused basis even though...
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Libra may be the end for Facebook – Part I

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In 2019, Facebook crossed a red line. The company announced the Libra project. Before digging into Libra, let’s get a very brief history lesson on Facebook. Back in the 2000’s, Mark Zuckerberg, a 23 year...
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Libra may be the end for Facebook: Part 2

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Facebook’s choice to issue a centralized, semi-anonymous, permissioned token (Libra) is puzzling. First, Facebook’s understanding of the concept of modern money seems ambiguous at best, this is because Facebook indicated that Libra will be...
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On Artificial Intelligence and Surveillance Capitalism

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Intro: From Super-Elixer to Dangerous Dark Art Big Tech, which is always now: AI-fueled Big Tech, has made shopping, searching, connecting to friends on your preferred platforms astonishingly easy. Which is why the masses, including...
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The whole is more of the sum of its parts. How to grow big...

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A circular data economy creates a corporate advantage for the entire ecosystem. What to consider when acquiring or divesting, no matter the asset (a company, a patent, or training for yourself)? As a result of...
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Can dApps Restore Our Faith?

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Another week gone by, another data debacle from Facebook. This time, it was about its sharing of user's private messaging data with tech giants such as Netflix, Spotify, etc. A couple of months back, it...
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Cash in On Video Games with NVIDIA

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Value investors can cash in on video games with NVIDIA Corp (NASDAQ: NVDA). In fact, NVIDIA allows gamers to take advantage of a classic value investing strategy. The strategy is to buy the companies...
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Latin American Cloud Battlefield: Tech Giants Fighting in Public and Private Clouds

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No doubt about that Cloud computing is leading in recent years the innovation in the tech industry. From the high-powered new infrastructure and more usage of the open-source options, companies are using these available...
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Why Twitter Can’t Make Money Charging a Subscription Fee

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Twitter comes in a respectable second place amongst social media firms with a very respectable 336 million worldwide active users (67 million in the United States) falling behind only Facebook, which tops the charts at 2.27 billion (242...
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How is Moore’s Law becoming irrelevant in the age of Quantum Computing?

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Growing up in the late '80s - early '90s was an exciting time when household Computing was becoming the new trend as Personal computers became smaller & cheaper with intuitive graphical interfaces and added...
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Is Amazon Going to Fail?

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Amazon has changed the world for retail. But has it ever occurred to you that one day it might fail? In 1893, Richard Sears had the idea to create a brand new departmental store called...
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Internet of Things in Healthcare Industry

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As the diffusion of connected devices proceeds, with the decentralization of the network, with the use of new predictive technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence and machine learning, the need and usefulness of using the...