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Women, Science and Robots: The Gender (R)evolution Ushers-in Precision Medicine

In Germany, a team developing an AI-based human resource tool thought they had found a way to feed their system data while respecting privacy laws: they used information from newspapers dating back to the 1950s. By Shahnaz Radjy and Maria

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Joseph Stiglitz: Thumbs Down to Facebook’s Cryptocurrency

Facebook and some of its corporate allies have decided that what the world really needs is another cryptocurrency, and that launching one is the best way to use the vast talents at their disposal. The fact that Facebook thinks so

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Lord Waverley – Blockchain: New Way of Doing Business in a Changing World

Blockchain is little understood, but it will simplify transactions, improve reliability and reduce costs. Focusing on blockchain technology today will ensure being relevant tomorrow. To better understand the potential of blockchain, it is necessary to follow the current, future and

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Secure, Transparent, and Efficient: Key Words for Blockchain-Driven Smart City

Blockchain may not hold all the answers, but Aisha Bint Butti Bin Bishr – the bold tech lady of Dubai – believes it could provide the bedrock of streamlined efficiency, transparent accountability and security that the Smart Cities of tomorrow

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IHDpay Group: Take a Few Tech Advances and Call Me in the Morning

Tech advances are rippling across industries worldwide, challenging traditional systems in the quest for enhanced efficiency and user experience. Healthcare is one sector on the cusp of radical technological transformation. Chiang Chun Yuan, a doctor with more than three decades

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Dubai Ranks First Globally in Attracting FDI for AI & Robotics

Dubai ranks first globally in attracting foreign direct investments (FDI) for artificial intelligence and robotics The emirate has attracted from 2015 to 2018 $21.6 billion worth of FDI in high-end technology transfers with the most from the European Union and

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AI Convergence in 4IR

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are gaining a strong foothold across numerous applications, lowering the barriers to the use and availability of data (figure 1). From now on, AI will not only be relevant to just a few large

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OCCAM, the UN-affiliated Observatory on Digital Communication: ICT Village Programme Impact in Stark Contrast to Wealth and Aid

It is calculated that the eight richest people in the world between them control the same amount of wealth as 2.5 billion of the poorest. How can the massive flow of technological innovations bring development and raise the overall level

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Blockchain Technology Proves Its Point

Blockchain is playing its part in the unfolding Fourth Industrial Revolution.But this key technology – that powers and sustains Bitcoin – has yet to gain a solid foothold outside the cryptocurrency domain. The technology’s revolutionary powers and impact have been

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As Cryptocurrencies Tank: The Future of Blockchain is Hard Asset-Backed

New type Asset Backed Tokens (ABT) ICOs are part of the value creation of the future for blockchain technology. Ridding the market of fraudulent tokens and new regulation is on the horizon. Some immediate questions: Coming Collapse of Major Crypto

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