Ethereum Transaction Fees Fall 82%, as Defi Hype Eases

The average cost of sending a transaction over the Ethereum blockchain has fallen by 82% from a September 2 peak of $11.61, down to $2.09 as of October 4. The decline may be the result of a slow down in the hype around decentralized finance (defi) protocols. According to data from Glassnode, ethereum (ETH) miners have also seen a corresponding...

IT firms to see growth bounce-back in Q2 at the back of digital transformation

Analysts say demand has normalised to pre-COVID levels with discussions being revived for deferred deals as well. However, they say pricing pressure may resurface. The Q2 earnings season will start on October 7, with TCS results. Increased tech spending by clients in digital transformation and the resulting deal momentum will drive growth for Indian IT services for the quarter ending September...

Boost Model Accuracy of Imbalanced COVID-19 Mortality Prediction Using GAN-based Oversampling Technique

Introduction The article covers the use of Generative Adversarial Networks (GAN), an Oversampling technique on real word skewed Covid-19 data in predicting the risk of mortality. This story gives us a better understanding of how data preparation steps like handling imbalanced data will improve our model performance. The data and the core model for this article are considered from the recent...

Digital transformation: How technology can help tide over the Covid-19 crisis

TCS study says 90% of big firms are increasing digital transformation budgets Companies that embraced digital transformation more whole-heartedly have performed better during the pandemic and expect a faster rebound, while the laggards are now making necessary investments and racing to catch up. According to Rajashree R, chief marketing officer, TCS, before the pandemic, companies’ digital capabilities were rapidly becoming central...

The Ascent & Assent of Cryptocurrencies

The launch of cryptocurrency exchange platform by TCS and association of other IT majors such as Infosys and Wipro with block chain technology increased attention towards block chain technology and also cryptocurrencies. It may be funny yet interesting that the Reserve Bank of Kailasa, the central bank of the new nation ‘Kailasa’ established by the self-claimed godman Mr. Arunachalananda Rajsekaran (popularly...

Learning To Differentiate using Deep Metric Learning

Recently, machine learning algorithms have contributed greatly to developing very efficient visual search workflows using Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs). Since data volumes have been increased in recent times, object recognition models are able to recognize the objects and generalize the image features at scale. However, in a challenging classification setting where the number of classes is huge, there are...

5 Digital Transformation Trends That Could Impact Your Network

Digital transformation remains a key goal for many organizations today, driving them to fundamentally shift the ways they think about their network infrastructure and the services they offer to customers. As the next decade unfolds, these changes will fundamentally reshape the way most businesses operate and how consumers engage with them in the market. So what is a digital transformation? Broadly speaking,...

10 Predictions For A New Decade: How 5G, Digital Transformation And Cloud Will Impact How We Work

As we begin a new decade, it's useful to spend a moment reflecting on how far we've come over the past decade and look ahead to see what's on the horizon. In technology, this is an especially important exercise, as the advancing rate of change in capabilities is dizzying — which in turn lends itself to marketers creating a...

The Three Essentials of B2B Digital Transformation

The most common question we hear is, “Where do I start?” The answer is, “Where it makes the most sense from a customer’s point of view.” Today we are witnessing a profound shift in how B2B leaders use digital to consume information, make informed buying decisions and engage with suppliers. Covid-19 has accelerated this shift, which will not abate when...

Blockchain technology now powers a privacy-focused security camera

The new camera from IoTeX reportedly features a private key for access and end-to-end encryption of all data. IoTeX, a privacy-focused platform for the Internet of Things, has partnered with camera manufacturer Tenvis Technology to offer Ucam, an indoor security camera powered by blockchain technology. Head of business development at IoTeX Larry Pang told Cointelegraph that Ucam users can access their camera data...