NAB 2018: ZOO Digital Adds Facial Recognition to Content Security Mix (Rapid TV News)

ZOO Digital is to debut a video content security feature that incorporates machine learning and facial recognition. The feature will address a major security risk by automatical... More

NAGRA, MTM Gear Up for ‘Pay-TV Innovation Forum’ (SCN)

Starting this month and running through September, content protection and multiscreen TV solutions firm NAGRA and research firm MTM will produce their third annual “Pay-TV Innova... More

SAP’s Design Chief Explains How to Scale Design Across Organizations (Fortune)

How can new design strategies be scaled across an entire organization? The answer involves a internal transformation of company culture as well as an external shift in client relat... More

PwC Testing a Blockchain Analytics Tool for Tracking the Global Footprint of ICO Tokens (SCMP)

PwC is testing a blockchain analytics tool to help trace digital tokens after their launch, helping companies to guard against the risk their tokens will be misused as a medium for... More

A Look at the Future of 5G-Powered Smart Cities (Adweek)

What will cities of the near future look like when buildings, cars, people and a whole slew of other things can communicate with each other? Earlier this month, tech companies a... More

Netflix’s Newest App Isn’t for Consumers, but the People Making Its Shows (Variety)

First, Netflix used technology to reinvent the way movies and TV shows are being watched. Now, it wants to do the same thing with the way they’re being made. To that end, Netf... More

Teradata Unlocks IoT Value for Smart Cities with Cisco Integration (SCN)

Teradata announced it is working with Cisco on a digital transformation solution with a focus on smart cities and communities. Combining the merits of Cisco's IoT platform, Cisco K... More

Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain: 3 Major Benefits of Combining These Two Mega-Trends (Forbes)

2. Blockchain can help us track, understand and explain decisions made by AI - Decisions made by AIs can sometimes be hard for humans to understand. This is because they are capabl... More

MicroStrategy CEO Michael Saylor Discusses Innovation Across Industries (Mobile ID World)

Michael Saylor, CEO, MicroStrategy: "The impact of analytics across operational, identity, and access data cannot be overstated. With the addition of Usher real-time identity telem... More

Smart Cities Set to Go Worldwide by 2025 (ITProPortal)

Countries around the world are set to enjoy a major burst in connected technology as “smart cities” increasingly become the norm, new research has predicted. A new report ha... More

How Amazon Rebuilt Itself Around Artificial Intelligence (Wired)

Amazon loves to use the word flywheel to describe how various parts of its massive business work as a single perpetual motion machine. It now has a powerful AI flywheel, where mach... More

The Promise and Peril of Transformational Technology (Forbes)

Chuck Hollis, Oracle: Every now and then, something comes along that fundamentally changes the way the world works. The microprocessor ushered in general-purpose computing. A DARPA... More

IBM’s Watson Will Be Analyzing All of the Looks at the 2018 Grammys (Fortune)

This weekend’s 60th Annual Grammy Awards will feature big names like Beyoncé, Rihanna, and Watson. The latter is IBM’s famous artificial intelligence platform, which the Gramm... More

CES 2018: Gracenote Unveils Apple CarPlay Concept; Nagra Spotlights OpenTV Signature Edition (SCN)

Gracenote used the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to spotlight a concept designed to overcome the dilemma of consumers not being able to use the popular Apple CarPlay applica... More

IBM, Maersk Form Joint Venture Applying Blockchain to Improve Global Trade, Digitize Supply Chains (SCN)

IBM has teamed up with the world's largest container shipping company, A.P. Moller-Maersk, to provide a new platform for conducting global trade using blockchain technology. The ai... More

Why AI Is the New Battleground for Brand Marketers (Adweek)

Every day there’s another article about AI and its power of personalization. They’re not wrong. As customers hand over more and more data and the technology to decipher that da... More

Eight Trends that Will Define the Digital Assistant Wars in 2018 (Fast Company)

The Smart Display Wars Get Real - Amazon got a head start this year in moving Alexa from speakers to screens, first with the 7-inch Echo Show smart display, and then with the dimin... More

CES 2018: Wipro Touts Voice Recognition, IoT, AI; Adobe’s Bullish on AR, VR (SCN)

LAS VEGAS – Wipro focused on three key areas at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES): the automotive sector, media and the Internet of Things (IoT) including artificial intel... More

Can Blockchain Supercharge the Gig Economy? (Dataconomy)

Countless words have been written in recent years about the rise of the ‘gig economy’. As the natural evolution of the freelance model, the gig economy is based on short-term a... More

6 Big Predictions for the Smart Home/Security Space in 2018 (Forbes)

#6: Machine learning and artificial intelligence starts to really pay off in the home (and enterprise) security space: Tired of all those false alerts on your “smart” doorbell ... More