SoftBank, Sprint, TBCASoft partner to bring the blockchain to telecoms

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SoftBank, Sprint, and TBCASoft have revealed plans to create new solutions which introduce blockchain technology into the telecommunications industry. On Friday, the companies announced their intentions to "aim" for a technology partnership which will jointly develop blockchain technology for telecommunication carriers. In a press release, the firms explained that the heart of the research and development of a new blockchain solution...

Five Essential Steps to Maximizing Analytics ROI

The value of analytics and business intelligence in business, government, education or other nonprofit organizations is generally undisputed, however, how to get a high return on investment (ROI) from analytics can be a significant challenge. What do you apply analytics to? What are the best tools to use? How do you integrate analytics into an organization? These are just...

Thomson Reuters launches MiFID II-ready data analytics platform

Information giant Thomson Reuters Corp (NYSE:TRI) has made key enhancements to its data analytics platform, Thomson Reuters Velocity Analytics, to provide ultra-high-speed processing of real-time, streaming and historical data that will help EU and non-EU financial markets participants meet their MiFID II obligations. The enhanced platform, now powered by Kx’s technology, enables a broad range of use cases such as...

Understanding The Next Generation Of Analytics: Cazena’s Big Data Infrastructure Compiler

Technological innovation compounds over time, with new advances building on the foundations laid by the inventions of the past. At the Spark East summit this past week, it was fascinating to see this dynamic play out in practice. Many of the higher level services in the spotlight at the conference are evolutionary next steps from lower level services created...

Intel takes on IoT complexity with carrier-approved boards

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The ready-to-use boards are intended to help vendors and users get IoT up and running quicklyGetting cellular devices certified for carriers’ networks is an expensive, complicated process that’s even harder in the new field of IoT.Smartphone and tablet makers have been dealing with certification for years, spending as much as US$1 million on the process for just one device,...

EU Privacy Rules Can Cloud Your IoT Future

When technology companies and communication service providers gather together at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) next week in Barcelona, don’t expect the latest bells-and-whistles of smartphones to stir much industry debate. Smartphones are maturing. In contrast, the Internet of Things (IoT) will still be hot. Fueling IoT’s continued momentum is the emergence of fully standardized NB-IoT, a new narrowband radio technology. However,...

Banks Need to Be Centralized – Could Blockchain be the Answer?

  The queues in banks have lessened, the digital transformation is progressing, few people are for banks becoming redundant, and few believe banks should rise and serve as the operating system. However, I vote – banks to be centralized! And to some degree, Blockchain could help banks to achieve that. Why Do Banks Need to Be Centralized? Unlike the olden days when data/information was...

LG G6 will have new UX that utilizes Full Vision display

LG Electronics' upcoming G6 smartphone will have a new UX that utilizes the 18:9 ratio Full Vision display, the company has said. The South Korea tech giant on Thursday also posted a teaser on YouTube that highlights features available through the UX on the next flagship phone. LG said the new UX offers better search and multimedia viewing. A camera UX...

Emerging Technologies Fill Oracle’s Smart UX Toolbox

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As companies talk seriously about the workplace role of adaptive intelligence, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and natural language understanding, it’s time to talk about the fundamental shift in user experience (UX) these emerging technologies could also bring about. Our research on emerging technologies reveals three main benefits to developing such a smart UX: Automate tasks to increase efficiency. Advise users...

10 Web Design & UX Trends for 2017 That Can Boost Conversions

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A new year brings new opportunities. And for web designers, an opportunity and a challenge to employ the latest visual trends and user experience tactics. But as any web pro knows, web design must do more than look good, and UX is an essential part of the conversion process. Which is why our agency The Deep End wanted to identify...