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You can buy and sell bitcoins at this ATM in Bengaluru

BENGALURU: In February, when the finance ministry banned banks and regular financial institutions from being part of the bitcoin network, Indians could no longer buy and sell bitcoins, unless they had an overseas account or an overseas relative or friend who could transact on their behalf. Now, to help users overcome this challenge, cryptocurrency exchange Unocoin has launched an ATM...

A Guide to Robotic Process Automation Software

RPA is an imaginative acronym that alludes to robots but the reality is more prosaic. RPA or Robotic Process Automation actually refers to software that automates repetitive tasks performed by office workers. RPA robots are intended to mimic tasks performed by humans on their computers after they are trained or programmed. Training these “bots” involves showing them the steps...

To 2024, Robotic Process Automation Market to see 20% CAGR

Robotic process automation market growth will be driven by increasing demand from organizations to automate the business processes such as handling customer enquiries. Adoption of such automated solutions helps organizations to streamline the business operations and focus on their core competencies. Automation of monotonous tasks such as timesheets & proposal submissions eliminates the work load on production team results...

Report: Blockchain and Crypto Industries See Growing Demand for Talent

A recent study by recruiting site Glassdoor published Oct. 18 found that crypto and blockchain-related job opportunities significantly increased in the U.S. this year, despite the slump in cryptocurrency prices. In the course of its analysis, Glassdoor examined a large number of online U.S. job postings on their site containing keywords related to blockchain, Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrency. To ensure...

Blockchain to generate more than $10.6b in revenue by 2023

Driven mainly by financial technology (fintech) investments, blockchain has seen a fast uptick in adoption for application development and pilot tests in a number of industries and will generate more than $10.6 billion (€9.25 billion) in revenue by 2023, according to a new report from ABI Research in New York. That revenue figure is expected to come mainly from software...

Investing Big in RPA is Not a Fool’s Game | Sherpas in Blue Shirts

The news of another big round of funding for UiPath, US$225 million series C, and a valuation of US$3 billion created a lot of excitement and amazement in the market. It followed on from Automation Anywhere’s whopping series A funding round of US$250 million in July, which valued the company at US$1.8 billion, and which surpassed UiPath’s earlier series...

World Economic Forum Outlines Over 65 Blockchain Use Cases for Environmental Protection

The World Economic Forum (WEF) foundation has outlined more than 65 blockchain use cases for solving the “most pressing” environmental challenges, in a report published September 14. In the report, titled “Building Block(chain)s for a Better Planet,” the Switzerland-based WEF has highlighted a large number of blockchain applications that could be used to help solve the world’s most pressing environmental...

Bitcoin and Blockchain: Be Greedy When Others Are Fearful

Cryptocurrencies have been in free fall. It was only a short time ago when social media was inundated with bulls touting the millions they made on cryptos. Lately? It’s been quiet. Is the love story with cryptocurrencies over? There are warning signs. The biggest of which was last week’s decision by Goldman Sachs to postpone its plans for a Bitcoin...

Blockchain used to give nod to Ganesh pandals

Single window system developed by a Vizag-based startup makes this possible For the first time, blockchain technology has enabled online clearances to over 40,000 Ganesh pandals across the State with the help of the single window system developed by the Zebi Data India Private Limited, a city-based startup. The company had earlier integrated the land records of Amaravati and guest particulars...

Hype and Myths Surround RPA

There's much more to implementing Robotic Process Automation than plugging in a software package. It's about the business as much as technology. While Robotic Process Automation technologies have been around since the early 2000’s, it is only in the last couple of years the market has seen meaningful growth, driven primarily by the financial services and healthcare industries. However, as...