It’s easy to be worried about people simply spying on your confidential data. iCloud and Google+ have your intimate photos; Transport for London knows where your travelcard has been; Yahoo holds every email you’ve ever written. We trust these people to respect our privacy, and to be secure. Often...
Business Insider Intelligence is launching its brand new Banking coverage in early September. Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) is a key component to open banking, in which banks open up their systems and allow third parties to access their data to enhance their own services. This growing market is transforming retail banking, reshaping...
What is Blockchain Technology? A Step-by-Step Guide For Beginners Is Blockchain Technology the New Internet?The blockchain is an undeniably ingenious invention – the brainchild of a person or group of people known by the pseudonym, Satoshi Nakamoto. But since then, it has evolved into something greater, and the main...
Sign up for The Download — your daily dose of what's up in emerging technologyAlso stay updated on MIT Technology Review initiatives and events?YesNoOne of the advantages of the quantum revolution is the ability to sense the world in a new way. The general idea is to use the...
Facebook’s plan to operate its own digital currency poses risks to the international banking system that should trigger a speedy response from global policymakers, according to the organisation that represents the world’s central banks. Although the move of big tech firms such as Facebook, Amazon and Alibaba into financial services...
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Beagles are not just friendly and extremely cuddly; they can accurately detect cancer. Recent data indicate that non-small cell lung cancer "is the second most common cancer" that doctors diagnose among patients in the United States. This type of cancer is also responsible for the largest number of cancer-related deaths. For...
First it had your friends, then it had your pictures, then it had your diary. Now, in the latest effort to entwine its systems still further into the everyday lives of its users, Facebook wants to get into your wallet. On Tuesday, the social media behemoth is expected to reveal...
The US Congress has asked Facebook to pause development on its Libra cryptocurrency until lawmakers have had more time to investigate the ramifications of the company’s actions. In a letter from the Democratic heads of the house committee on financial services and its subcommittees, the legislators ask the company to...
KOPITIAM foodcourts are a mainstay of many Singapore malls, and the revamped Funan mall that opened on Friday is no different, with a Kopitiam installed in its basement. What sets it apart however, is how the humble foodcourt has been reinvented to keep up with the times - KOPItech will...