Top 17 Technology Articles Of 2017
Forbes–Jan. 2, 2018
As 2017 passes, and we look forward to the year ahead, here is my fifth annual list of the ten best long-form stories about technology from the last year. (Also check out the ten most read Forbes Technovation articles of 2017, and my Top Ten Technology Books of 2017. To follow my column in 2018, please …
Cadillac Reprises Role as GM’s Chosen Brand for High-Tech Entrée
Bloomberg–15 hours ago
That had historically been the case at GM, which used both Cadillac and now-defunct Oldsmobile to debut new technologies like air conditioning, the modern V-8 engine, electronic fuel injectors and auto-dimming headlights, said John Wolkonowicz, an independent auto industry analyst. Recently, GM has …
Google Says ‘No Changes’ to Mapping Platform in China After Report
U.S. News & World Report–7 hours ago
Is America Ready for a New Wave of Tech? Andrew Soergel | Jan. 12, 2018. Several experts this week wondered if society is structurally and psychologically ready for the next step in technology’s evolution.
Blockchain and the Rise of Transaction Technology
Coindesk–Jan. 14, 2018
Magda Borowik is the special envoy for fintech to the Ministry of Digital Affairs of the Republic of Poland and the director of technology research at FinTech Poland. The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2017 in Review.
Nvidia Partners With Uber, Volkswagen in Self-Driving Technology
U.S. News & World Report–Jan. 7, 2018
Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang said at the CES technology conference in Las Vegas that Uber’s self-driving car fleet was using their technology to help its … With Volkswagen, Nvidia said it was infusing its artificial intelligence technology into the German automakers’ future lineup, using their new Drive IX …
Qatar Central Bank Chief: Will Consider Issue of Virtual Currencies
U.S. News & World Report–1 hour ago
Sheikh Abdullah made the remark as he delivered a speech on Qatar’s plans to build a hub for financial technology, known as fintech. Asked about his stance towards bitcoin, Sheikh Abdullah said the central bank would not focus on a single virtual currency, but would look at how to set best practice for …
Stocks Rise as Tech Shares Gain; Dollar Recovers: Markets Wrap
Bloomberg–11 hours ago
The MSCI Asia Pacific index climbed as advances in the technology and telecoms sectors offset a drop in energy and materials. Japanese shares closed at multi-decade highs, while stocks in Hong Kong headed for a record. The yen halted a five-day advance amid a warning from Japan’s finance minister …
Trust in digital technology will be the internet’s next frontier, for 2018 …
The Conversation US–Jan. 3, 2018
After decades of unbridled enthusiasm – bordering on addiction – about all things digital, the public may be losing trust in technology. Online information isn’t reliable, whether it appears in the form of news, search results or user reviews. Social media, in particular, is vulnerable to manipulation by hackers …
Could Bitcoin technology help science?
Nature.com–Dec. 18, 2017
The much-hyped technology behind Bitcoin, known as blockchain, has intoxicated investors around the world and is now making tentative inroads into science, spurred by broad promises that it can transform key elements of the research enterprise. Supporters say that it could enhance reproducibility and …
Any Rule on Bitcoin Must Be Global, Germany’s Central Bank Says
U.S. News & World Report–20 hours ago
FILE PHOTO: Sparks glow from broken Bitcoin (virtual currency) coins in this illustration picture, December 8, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Reuters. FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Any attempt to regulate cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin must be on a global scale as national or regional rules …
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