Computer studies, sciences and development
BBVA and Google launch a business application competition for developers
BBVA and Google seek to promote a spirit of innovation in business application development with the InnovaApps+ competition. This international contest aims to promote the emergence of new solutions that can benefit companies, and particularly SMEs and entrepreneurs in Spain and Latin America. This new challenge will enable BBVA to stay in touch with the ecosystem of developers and attract talent and new ideas, and also to remain at the cutting edge of technology
Wearable devices like smartwatches and wristbands have found a goldmine in the sports and health sector. These accessories that are able to constantly monitor the user's physical activity can be extremely valuable to people who suffer from chronic diseases like diabetes.
Over seven out of ten people believe there is at least one benefit to using some type of technology at work… but what about wearable technology?
Coinbase is the company that has set out to domesticate Bitcoin, guided by the need for rapid, secure and flexible exchange between current currencies and cryptocurrencies. Over time it has grown in scale and become one of the leading references in the sector.
La tecnología está dando pasos gigantes en el cambio del mundo. De la salud a la medicina, en las finanzas y en los propios hábitos de la sociedad. Si, por ejemplo, Big Data ya está siendo utilizado a gran escala en la NFL y la NBA, entonces estamos seguros de verlo tomar partido en el fútbol, y no se limita a las estadísticas. Los avances tecnológicos ya están siendo utilizados para mejorar el juego, la técnica y la precisión , e incluso para predecir las lesiones , como lo están haciendo el Real Madrid, el Benfica y el Borussia Dortmund, entre otros.
On March 16, the BBVA Innovation Center in Colombia will host a new event, The App Date, in which four experts will bring us up to date on apps as tools of social inclusion.
While becoming gradually popular, bitcoin has led to a wide, vibrant but unstable ecosystem of applications, platforms and services that manage its transactions and storage. However, over the years some benchmark companies have consolidated their position and attracted the attention of investors in fiat money.
Last season the Portland Trail Blazers achieved great results in the NBA. They may not have won the ring, but they surprised everyone by employing a very good technical strategy that won them several matches. What were the keys to their success? First, they had a great team; second, they had something nobody else had: data.
There was a before and after in the fight against AIDS since the Magic Johnson case. Aviation safety changed following the 9/11 attacks. So the question is whether something similar will happen with cybersecurity in businesses after the attack on Sony, and the answer is that this will probably be the case.
We recently had the pleasure of welcoming DJ Patil at the BBVA Innovation Center, where he offered us a masterclass on the use of Data and Big Data. This brilliant data scientist has just been appointed the first White House Chief Data Officer in the service of the United States government. Just one more proof that Big Data is not just a passing fad.