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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...

RPA Is a Bigger Threat to White Collar Jobs Than Artificial Intelligence

BOSTON and BANGALORE, India, September 15, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Independent analyst firm, rpa2ai has released RPA50™, the first in a series of in-depth research reports on Robotic Process Automation (RPA). RPA50™ is the industry's most comprehensive listing of RPA vendors to-date. The RPA50™ infographic lists the top 50 global vendors within the Robotic Process Automation (RPA) marketplace. It also identifies...

Why We Need To Rethink Jobs To Get The Most From AI

Of all of the technologies that underpin the 4th Industrial Revolution, AI has undoubtedly received the most hype in terms of its ability to transform the workplace.  Breathless tomes have predicted the demise of millions of jobs as automated systems frogmarch their way through workplace after workplace. Except the reality is somewhat different.  A recent report on the state of...

B2B Payments Next-Level Robotics Arrives, But Enterprises May Not Be Ready

First, there was automation, then robotics process automation (RPA). As the enterprise makes its way through the Industry 4.0 age of automation and data sharing, analysts say there is yet another wave ahead, combining smart technologies to make businesses more efficient. Industry 4.0 is the term given for the current trend of automation within the enterprise. Marked by robotics technologies,...

How RPA Is Changing The Way We Work

The Beatles saved the world from boredom. Can a cutting-edge technology known as robotic process automation (RPA) do the same for the workplace and take the robot out of the human? Based on more than 50 RPA early organizational adopters who I have interviewed, the answer is yes. RPA is one of the digital transformation technologies that help businesses robotize...

How IBM labs in India are using AI, IoT, blockchain to help enterprises

From helping a fashion brand track trends to fetching smart weather info, IBM’s tech is coming handy for firms Mumbai: Indian designers, Falguni and Shane Peacock, who have taken great care to cultivate and grow the Falguni Shane Peacock brand over the years, have simultaneously been exploring ways to raise the bar in the fast-paced fashion industry. Realising it would...

Blockchain Trust Company Paxos Launches NY Regulator-Approved, USD-Backed Stablecoin

Blockchain Trust company Paxos has launched a U.S.-dollar backed stablecoin following approval from New York regulators, according to a press release published September 10. Backed 1:1 by the dollar, the Ethereum blockchain-based stablecoin, dubbed ‘Paxos Standard,’ has been approved by the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS), which will exercise regulatory oversight over the asset’s issuance and trading. Paxos...