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Microsoft launches blockchain development kit

Microsoft's new software development kit aims to allow businesses to create distributed ledger technology for specific use cases and to aid integration of the technology with existing data and legacy systems.

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Blockchain 2019: How crypto will convert cash, property into digital assets

While they're still nascent, new start-ups are launching that allow users to convert cash, property and digital assets into cryptocurrency that can be tracked and kept in a blockchain immutable record. But there are also some tall...

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AR in the enterprise: Tips for a better augmented reality app

Augmented reality apps have a lot to offer businesses, from supporting remote workers to increasing marketing engagement. Here are some tips on how to approach building an effective and successful AR app.

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Did IBM overhype Watson Health's AI promise?

IBM's Watson Health division has been under fire for not delivering on its promise to use AI to enable smarter, more personalized medicine. But IBM officials maintain that hospitals are seeing benefits.

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Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant now available on Windows 10 PCs as a standalone app

Alexa, which debuted on select Windows 10 laptops earlier this year is now available for download on all compatible devices, building Amazon's push into the enterprise.

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Coming soon: Public blockchains for private business data

Ernst & Young has created a public blockchain prototype it plans to launch in 2019 that lets companies transact with any number of partners in an open network while protecting the privacy of each participant and their data.

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Apple's big impact on wireless charging: 6 billion+ units to ship by 2023

Wireless charging received a big boost from Apple last year, but pads using tightly coupled charging technology are only the beginning; new markets for IoT, medical and mobile technologies are emerging.

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16 wireless chargers for iPhones and Android devices

We've compiled a list of Qi-enabled chargers – including the new Google Pixel Stand – designed for use with Apple's latest iPhones and various Android devices.

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IBM to move Watson Health to a hybrid cloud

IBM is moving its Watson Cognitive Health services to a hybrid cloud model that it said will give customers greater access to a larger pool of payer and health record information for data analytics.

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Why augmented reality has surpassed virtual reality as the potential next big thing

An initial focus on business offerings, even with some missteps, has allowed augmented reality to have success.

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Apple appears to have blocked GrayKey iPhone hacking tool

Apple and two companies that have worked to enable iPhone de-encryption continue their back-and-forth efforts.

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Oracle rolls out blockchain-based business apps

After announcing its blockchain-as-a-service cloud earlier this year, Oracle has now released several specific supply chain-oriented applications that run on the distributed ledger technology.

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Blockchain developer salaries now command as much as $175K

Demand for blockchain developers continues to skyrocket, with the number of full-time job openings exceeding 12,000 – a growth rate of 400% over the past year.

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How to use the Shodan search engine to secure an enterprise's internet presence

Shodan, a search engine for all ports within the internet, can help enterprises identify and lock down security vulnerabilities. Senior writer J.M. Porup and content producer Juliet Beauchamp talk through the security scenarios.

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Apple Watch Series 4: A review

You'll like the Apple Watch Series 4 a lot, so long as you understand that the watch was designed to be something you don’t pay much attention to.

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Thoughts on the ambition of Apple Watch

Siri Shortcuts, your Apple Watch, and various sensors and biometrics mean the wearable device will become critical to your identity, at work, at home, and at play.

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Economist Nouriel Roubini: Blockchain and bitcoin are the world’s biggest scams

The economist who predicted the 2008 financial collapse has been telling congressional leaders that bitcoin and blockchain represent a significant threat to the stability of the financial marketplace. But he's getting pushback.

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CIO Leadership Live with Sreelakshmi Kolli, CIO of Align Technology | Ep 15

In this episode, host Maryfran Johnson talks with Sreelakshmi Kolli, CIO of Align Technology, about how the orthodontics provider is attracting top IT talent and using emerging technologies such as blockchain and 3D printing to expand...

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