For over a decade, Intel, Nvidia Qualcomm, and Apple were clear unchallenged category leaders on their prospective devices from servers to pcs to phones with very little change in hierarchies. But in 2020, the entire industry got turned on its head.
This book pioneered the now-canonical concepts of minimum viable products and pivots.
Each past technological revolution has changed the world in profound and distinct ways but their relationship with financial capital has been remarkably consistent. We can’t predict how emergent technologies will change the world we can draw insight from how financial markets have behaved through past technological revolutions.
A technological revolution is a big deal it modernizes all existing industries increasing the full spectrum of economic productivity. It is easy to get caught believing that today’s most successful industries and companies are unlike anything that we’ve seen in the past. But within the social and technological paradigms of their time past…
ESG investing is becoming a bigger concern outside of Wall Street boardrooms. 87 percent of millennials and 64 percent of women agree that ESG plays an important role in their investment decisions.
On the false assumption, that’s being made is you either are a neutral platform or you moderate the content. And that’s a false choice. And that’s not what the law requires.
The law says you can be whatever type of platform you want. And when you remove content that you consider to be objectionable, you’re not going to assume liability for that.
I think, for the most part, tech companies don’t want their content to lead to unlawful activity, but they actually have a huge challenge when it comes to the recent activities of the president’s tweet that in some…
In 2019, Spotify announced it was moving its music focus to a more general audio focus to broaden its offerings and widen its global lead on competitors. It acquired the Joe Rogan Experience early in 2020 and penned exclusive podcast deals with Kim Kardashian and DC Comics.
Fintech is short for financial technology — seems simple, right?
Well, the term fintech includes a huge range of products, technologies, and business models that are changing the financial services industry.
It refers to everything from cashless payments, to crowdfunding platforms, to robo-advisors, to virtual currencies. So every time you donate to someone’s Kickstarter campaign — that’s fintech. Or if you transfer money to someone using Paytm/Venmo — that’s also fintech.
Global investment in the fintech sector has added up to nearly $100 billion since 2010.
In 2017 alone, fintech investment surged 18%. …
An IBM’s research lab in Yorktown Heights, New York, the big tech company, houses several quantum computers already hooked up to the cloud. Corporate clients such as Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan are part of IBM’s Q Network, where they can experiment with the quantum machines and their programming language.
The fact that people can see something like this believe that it’s true and collectively the markets can react to it are a huge concern for people.
The newest attack that we are seeing, which people had not anticipated, in some sense is the use of the audio deepfakes to cause financial scams.
In the last few months, security firm Symantec says it’s seen three attempted scams at companies involving audio deepfakes of top executives. In one case, the company lost 10 million dollars after a phone call where a deepfake audio of the CEO requested a transfer of the…
Africa is home to 54 countries and a population of more than 1.3 billion people. And according to the U.N.’s world population prospects of 2019, that’s expected to explode to 4.3 billion by the start of the next century.
The African population also remains young, very young. The median age in 2020 is projected to be under 20 years old.