2018/09/13: Grocery data startup Basket is among the companies trying to help traditional brick-and-mortar grocery stores succeed against alternative players such as Amazon and Walmart.
The death of local grocery retail is greatly exaggerated.
For the past four years, Basket built up a database of grocery store product pricing by tasking shoppers with capturing that information.
For the past couple months, the company has been working with a dozen brands, to give them access to real-time and historical data for future planning purposes.
2018/08/24: While there is a huge potential for remanufacturing, currently it is estimated that remanufactured products account for a mere 2% of total manufacturing output in Europe.
Ultimately the scaling of the circular economy practices will require enhanced social awareness and a regulatory environment that supports the economic viability of the circular economy business models.
Digitalisation is also expected to support the transition to a circular economy. Big data, for example, can improve traceability of materials, and in turn has the potential to manage the whole life cycle of a product.
The scan takes fractions of a second and has shown to be 99 percent accurate during testing, according to CBP Commissioner Kevin McAleenan, who was joined by MWAA President Jack Potter and airline representatives for an unveiling event Thursday.
2018/01/29: Today’s Internet and digital platforms are becoming increasingly centralised, slowing innovation and challenging their potential to revolutionise society and the economy in a pluralistic manner. The DECODE project will develop practical alternatives, through the creation, evaluation and demonstration of a distributed and open architecture for managing online access and aggregation of private information to allow a citizen-friendly and privacy-aware governance of access entitlements. Strong ethical and digital rights principles are at the base of DECODE’s mission, moving towards the implementation of open standards for a technical architecture resting on the use of Attribute Based Cryptography, distributed ledgers, a secure operating system and a privacy focused smart rules language.
For as much as $20,000, Worldwide Motion Picture Group compares the story structure and genre of a script with those of released movies, looking for clues to box-office success.
In industries where good talent can be hard to find, companies are using algorithms to scour the Web for recruits, and in the process, they are challenging some traditional notions of hiring.
The interest on big data and open data is understandably growing all over the world. The combination of several technology innovations, in areas like social media, cloud computing, analytics, offer scenarios that we could hardly imagine in the past. And the trend toward greater transparency and openness that is being championed by many governments and
The power consumed by the internet giants' massive server farms and the mining of the cryptocurrency are growing into a giant environmental headache
By Micah L. Sifry - The NationThe problem is bigger than FacebookIn the summer of 2012, a group of scholars at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania led by
In Eindhoven, Utrecht and Assen smart projects are tackling everything from traffic to street crime. But with privacy laws being flouted and commercial companies in on the act, are things as benign as they seem?
Killer robots remain a thing of futuristic nightmare. The real threat from artificial intelligence is far more immediate
Digital stardust won't magically make future cities more affordable or resilient.
The tech giants are menacing democracy, privacy, and competition. Can they be housebroken?
GIS set the foundation for businesses to begin collecting and visualizing geographic information. But in order to stay competitive, businesses know they need to focus on the intelligence from their location data, not just on the geographic information itself.
How we should talk about numbers.
Google stopped running ads for drug treatment centers, thus reshaping the rehabilitation industry and how we approach ending America's opioid epidemic.
The Chinese government plans to launch its Social Credit System in 2020. The aim? To judge the trustworthiness - or otherwise - of its 1.3 billion residents
Remember that NYC Taxi data set that allowed you to see who visited a gentlemen's clubs and which celebrity took a taxi where? Reddit user uluman now seems to have found a way to distinguish Muslim taxi drivers from the set. He explains how: