How digital disruption affects banks

It’s the age of The Internet of Things, and one of those "things" is banking. The rapid pace of technological evolution has created many super trends like cloud computing and big data analytics that have reshaped the business world, but have also turned an entire generation – Millennials,…

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The dangers of Internet connected toys for children

As Amazon releases an Echo Dot smart-home device aimed at children, it’s entering a busy and growing marketplace. More than one-third of U.S. homes with children has at least one “internet of things” connected toy – like a cuddly creature who can listen to and respond to a child’…

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Making an Internet of Intelligent Things work for Afrika

Late in 2016 Senegal’s Banque Regionale De Marches announced the launch of the eCFA Franc; a cryptocurrency for the countries of the West African Monetary Union – Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire, Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Togo and Guinea-Bissau. This and similar innovations mark the coming of age of a…

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M2M is on the cusp of revolutionizing the corporate world

Machine-to-Machine (M2M) technology is on the rise both at home and in the workplace, and will soon significantly impact and empower the way we live and work. M2M solutions – devices connecting, communicating, and working directly with one another – have arguably made a bigger splash in the consumer landscape than the…

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