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Healthcare Needs to Innovate. Enter Blockchain Technology.
Given that 2018 has been an especially terrible year for cryptocurrencies - and an eleventh-hour rally is highly unlikely - one could argue that this is the year when the most interesting discussions around blockchain have been about all the ways how it can be utilized for innovation beyond digital coins. Having evolved from the days when it was introduced
Study Finds 3 in 4 Irish People Would Not Consider a Career in Blockchain
Despite European spend on blockchain set to soar to €3.5 billion in the next five years, a lack of understanding of how the technology works is holding Irish people back from pursuing  a career in blockchain MichaelWuensch / Pixabay Dublin, Ireland — November 15, 2018 — As Ireland cements its status as a leading European technology hub, new research has
Value Emerges in Asia's Markets as Panic Sets In
The first signs of panic? I have been waiting for the first signs of real panic in Asia's bear market. First, there was the question of why India had been so defensive, with its current account deficit, high structural inflation, strained banking system, difficult government finances and high valuations. India's market has started to drop. And then we had weakness
Nearing a Highly Anticipated IPO, Uber Reports Nearly $1B in Losses For Q3
Uber self-reported nearly $1 billion in losses for the third quarter - as well as slowing growth - which will no doubt be heavily scrutinized as the ride-hailing company prepares for its heavily anticipated initial public offering in 2019. Uber's losses increased 32 percent quarter over quarter to $939 million on a pro forma basis. However, the company was anticipating
Revisiting Apple's iPhone Woes as Stock Dips Into Bear Market Territory
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL)'s stock has entered bear market territory, with the performance of its newest iPhone models largely to blame. The stock has pulled back by about 20 percent from an Oct. 3 intraday high of $233.47. Apple shares have underperformed since October, having shed about 17 percent on a closing basis compared to more modest declines of 7.3
Bitcoin’s Price Falls Below $6,000 Support – Experts Comment
As bitcoin continues its plunge below $6,000, I thought you may want comments on what’s causing this drop from Mati Greenspan, Senior Market Analyst at eToro, as well as Ken Lang, CTO of COSIMO Ventures and early ndau collective member. Please see below for Mati and Ken’s comments and let me know if you have any additional questions or if
Multi-Factor Investing, Demystified: Part 1
$1 trillion dollars. According to The Economist, that’s the amount of money invested in factor-based strategies worldwide today.1 Ten years ago, factor investing was just a fringe activity. Today, it has surged in popularity, as more and more investors seek ways to unearth additional returns. Despite its rapid rise, however, there remains confusion over what specifically multi-factor investing entails—and exactly
China’s Ping An to Build Blockchain and AI-Based ‘Smart City’
Less than a quarter after it published a paper on Smart Cities, Chinese insurance giant Ping An is now slated to build one. According to the CoinTelegraph, the Ping An Insurance Group has signed an agreement with the Sanya municipal government to build a “smart city” backed with blockchain, AI, big data, and cloud computing technologies. The deal is part
Reports: U.S. Feds Have Subpoenaed Snap After Shareholders Sue Over Tanking IPO
Snap Inc.'s 2017 initial public offering - which once seemed like the savior that would revive the previous year's moribund IPO market - has been an unequivocal disaster for shareholders. After closing its first day as a publicly traded stock up 44%, things almost immediately went south for Snap's IPO. Within two months of its listing, shares of the company's
Salesforce's Marc Benioff: Facebook is as Unhealthy For You as Smoking
While Silicon Valley has lately been sounding the alarm - and perhaps expressing a little remorse - about the detrimental effects that excessive time spent on smart phones can have on children, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff sees another evil force lurking out there in Silicon Valley: Everyone's favorite punching bag, Facebook. In an interview with Recode's Kara Swisher for a