Big Data and Data are two of the words most widely used nowadays in the innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem. However, do we know about specific cases in which they have been used? This article will present some of these practical examples, in areas as diverse as sports, politics or the economy. From BBVA to Obama, from baseball to the Gay Pride Week in Madrid, the use of data and its analysis to predict trends and behavior is here to stay.
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Researchers at Corning have developed chemical and biological sensors from toughened glass commonly used on smartphone screens.
Henry Chesbrough, made an informal visit to the BBVA Innovation Center, where he talked to different members of the staff about Open Innovation –term promoted by himself– in the fintech world. The professor of the University of California, Berkeley, highlighted different aspects related to financial entities: the approach to the young unbanked people, the disruption from the inside, the need to be riding on the “crest of the wave” or the collaboration with startups.
BBVA Compass is testing the next generation of drive-thru banking at three of its Houston locations, where customers can summon remote tellers via devices with high-definition screens that double as full-service ATMs.
In the UK, the Treasury Department is taking the first steps to implement standardized APIs for the banking sector as part of a wider government agenda to ensure that citizens have better access to their consumption data.
Smartwatches are a wearable technology, but the idea of miniaturizing technology so we can carry it around with us is nothing new, but simply a response to our desire to make technology part of our daily lives.
The web designer Anand Sharma, co-founder of the startup called Gyroscope, wants to build you a personal website that’s automatically updated with your own data.
A group of individuals convinced of the advantages and potential of Bitcoin cryptocurrency has decided to create a ‘bitcoin street’ in Barcelona. This is in imitation of the initiative that was introduced in Madrid a few weeks ago, which allows customers of over 20 retailers in the shopping street calle Serrano (in the famous Madrid ‘golden mile’) to be able to make purchases with this currency that is as controversial as it is popular.