More than 110,000 people throughout Europe travel in Blablacar every day. The data team of the French company founded in 2004 has drawn a map of journeys with information on users of the shared transport platform.
Ms. Oliver, a telecommunications engineer with a PhD awarded by the Media Lab of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Science Manager at Telefónica, highlights the value of data: "for the first time since our existence as a species, we are able to obtain quantitative data".
Controlled by voice commands, the robot is integrated with smart homes, looks after the elderly and entertains young children.
Virtual reality comes to school. Giant companies such as Google and Facebook have kicked off projects for thousands of students to learn in immersive experiences. To achieve this, specialists say that the result will only be positive if nausea is prevented with the support of consistency and sound. This is one of the keys to the success of virtual reality in education.
BBVA Bancomer's outstanding loan portfolio is growing at a rate of 13%, meaning that the financial institution is continuing its support and cover of the credit needs of corporate banking, retail banking, and SMEs and consumer finance, thus underpinning economic growth.
Maite Pastor –creative director– and Becky Edid –commercial director– are the founders of the Mexican startup Pantone321.com, an on-demand graphic design platform based on bids –SMEs or entrepreneurs launch a bid with their design needs, and the creatives submit their ideas.
Is blockchain really the philosopher's stone that will transform the fintech world? In order to answer this question, financial sector experts met in the last edition of Revolution Banking 2016 This article outlines the key lessons of the discussion that took place and which can help to better understand why blockchain technology is in vogue and its role in the future.