Science and technology
PundiX (PXS) Blockchain Project Inks Deal with the Government of Cyprus
PundiX (PXS), a distributed ledger technology (DLT) platform that claims to be dedicated to transforming retail businesses with its blockchain-based point of sale solutions, and Borghese Ventures, a Cyprus-based artificial intelligence (AI), are partnering with the government of Cyprus, for the integration of DLT and AI into several sectors of the nation’s economy, reports Enterprisetimes on November 19, 2019.
AI can predict if you'll die soon – but we've no idea how it works
Artificial intelligence can predict a person’s chances of dying within a year by looking at heart test results – even when they look normal to doctors. How it does so is a mystery.
Google collects us patient data in secret, another call for blockchain
A recent report published by The Wall Street Journal indicates that Google has been collecting medical data on millions of US citizens through something known as the ‘Project Nightingale.’
Top 5 Trends For Digital Metamorphosis In 2020
Over the next few years, digital transformation trends will be metalling in the world. Among these are the digital transformation trends which are repetitive such as cloud, edge compute, Internet-of-Things and augmented reality.
Six ways the crypto world is preparing for quantum computing
With Google having achieved quantum supremacy, cryptographers are racing to save blockchain—and cryptocurrencies.
Litecoin Summit: Quantum computers not a threat to crypto, claims Samson Mow
The long-awaited second annual Litecoin Summit 2019 featured some prominent personalities of the cryptocurrency industry, many of whom touched upon various aspects of the space and addressed some of the FUDs associated with the industry. One such crypto-personality was Blockstream’s CSO Samson Mow who tried to dispel the latest rumours on quantum computing and the danger it poses to cryptocurrencies.
China Studying Blockchain and AI for Cross-Border Financing
China is looking into the application of blockchain and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to cross-border financing, Reuters reports on Oct. 27.
The Top 5 Issues Faced by Futurists
Technology affects every aspect of our lives. It affects the way we communicate, and how we travel, but it also determines how we learn, how we bank, and the way we run our businesses.
Microsoft collaborates with OpenZeppelin to launch audited smart contract library
Recently, OpenZeppelin, provider of blockchain security audits and open-source development tools, announced that it would be launching the OpenZeppelin Audited Smart Contract library. This launch is in collaboration with multinational technology corporation, Microsoft, as part of its Azure blockchain development kit’s VSCode plug-in.
New HTC Exodus Able To Run Full Bitcoin Node
Now up for sale, Taiwanese electronics giant HTC has released a new mobile phone tailored with a hardware wallet to hold certain cryptocurrency assets, including bitcoin. Most notably, unlike its predecessor, the Exodus 1, HTC’s Exodus 1s is capable of holding the entire bitcoin ledger.
A New Study Says Nearly 96% Of Deepfake Videos Are Porn
Deepfakes are one of the scariest phenomenons of recent technology trends. From demeaning women to costing monetary loss, these artificial videos are causing a lot of trouble for people.
Crypto industry is already preparing for Google’s “quantum supremacy”
Google’s quantum computer may not yet threaten Bitcoin’s cryptography, but quantum-resistant blockchains are getting ready just in case.
Tesla reportedly buys AI startup that helps self-driving cars see
It's safe to say that Tesla's self-driving efforts haven't gone smoothly. It took the better part of a year for Smart Summon to arrive, and there's not much time left to fulfill goals of full self-driving (on city streets) before the end of 2019.
Google managed to create a quantum supercomputer
Google announced about the creation of the most powerful quantum computer in the world. The company claims that none of the current counterparts are anywhere close to the new invention.
Cisco, SingularityNET to Decentralize Artificial Intelligence via Blockchain
Artificial General Intelligence is a branch of AI that focuses on a computer’s ability to learn intellectual tasks. Whereas existing AI might learn to read characters on a page, for example, a true AGI system might intuit how to write the book.
NASA Looks to Hire Data Scientist With Crypto and DLT Background
NASA is looking to hire a data scientist with crypto and blockchain expertise.
5 Top Artificial Intelligence Trends
Artificial intelligence (AI), while still in its adolescence, is accelerating at breakneck speeds.
PundiX’s Blockchain Phone Is Now Called BOB and Its Coming Soon
The blockchain phone from PundiX, in the works for a year now, is almost ready for launch.
AI Startup Boom Raises Questions of Exaggerated Tech Savvy
Startup Engineer.ai says it uses artificial-intelligence technology to largely automate the development of mobile apps, but several current and former employees say the company exaggerates its AI capabilities to attract customers and investors.
Blockchain vs AI: who will win the battle for venture money
While in 2017, when the word “blockchain” was mentioned, the value of the company increased by several times, now investors are less willing to bring money to such projects. LetKnow.News decided to figure out how investor preferences have changed in recent years and what industries are now in trend.
Alibaba’s Ant Financial Sets Sights On Alipay Grabbing 1 Of 5 Singapore Digital Banking Licenses
South Korea plans to invest over $380M for blockchain research and development
Tezos partners with Singapore government-supported firm for ‘training program
Chainalysis lays off 20% of its employees to focus on 'path to profitability'
Coinbase Custody expands Tezos staking service to all global clients
US Think Tank Releases Report on Investigation Into Illicit Transactions on the Dark Web
New bipartisan bill would classify 'managed stablecoins' as securities
Yahoo Finance Integrates Cryptocurrency in Partnership with CoinMarketCap
Maker of Wasabi Bitcoin Wallet Valued at $7.5M in First Equity Round
10 Blockchain Entrepreneurs from CIS to Follow
Mobile and crypto: A match made in heaven?
What The Emergence Of Blockchain 5.0 Means For Business Managers And Entrepreneurs