The wearable devices begin to be gradually in some of our daily uses: at work, doing sports or playing, in health centers ...
OECD has analyzed a typical family of four in a developed country to know how many connected devices are on a home. They had 10 devices connected in 2012, they are likely to have 25 in 2017, and up to 50 in 2022.
Graph databases help to find relationships between data and extract their true value. One of the best known is Neo4j, which is a service implemented in Java.
Gijs van Wulfen, founder of the FORTH innovation methodology, will explain how to double the effectiveness of your innovation process.
Forbes analyzes the global landscape to bring us a foretaste of the startups that are set to make their mark in the near future. These are the 25 companies that are on course to hit the highly-prized $1 billion ($1,000 million) mark next year. Here we highlight five of them.
"We want to remove barriers so more entrepreneurs can create large-scale Internet of Things projects"
A Colombian startup was set up to help other entrepreneurs speed up their projects in the software creation stage. To do so, they have created a cloud platform to enable tailor-made developments, saving time and costs, and they sell it under the Software as a Service model.
Recent years have seen an explosion in mobile payments in countries like Kenya or the area of Bangladesh. The two countries have something in common: both are developing areas, whose economy and society are in a somewhat precarious situation. This said, a question arises. Why are these systems working here and not in other places where greater efforts are being made to create payment platforms with cell phones? What do both places have in common? Let's find out.
Technology has become smaller and, by extension, less visible to the human eye. This is not merely a reduction in size, this transformation is accompanied by simplifying use, making things easier for the user and camouflaging everything from when the action takes place until the reaction comes. A promising future, but one in which you have to look closely to understand all the implications.
Computer studies, sciences and development
"Paying with a cell phone should be as easy or easier than calling or sending a message" Interview with David González
Security and mobile payments have become two critical factors in terms of the future of banking and the relationship with the customers. We met with David González from G&D who talked to us extensively about the key market trends and some of the most pressing current issues in this sector.
There's a growing number of cryptocurrencies other than Bitcoin and although they're all similar, each is unique in its own way. Understanding these differences can be very helpful since it allows us to find unique opportunities.