How LinkedIn is Using Machine Learning to Determine Skills
How LinkedIn is Using Machine Learning to Determine Skills

One of the more interesting reveals that Dan Francis, Senior Product Manager for LinkedIn Talent Insights, provided in a recent talk about the Talent Insights tool is how LinkedIn is using machine learning to determine skills of people.

Sparrho CEO: Using Augmented Intelligence to Build Trust in Brands
Sparrho CEO: Using Augmented Intelligence to Build Trust in Brands

The CEO of Sparrho says that their approach which combines artificial intelligence and 400,000 Ph.D.’s delivers scientific data to companies helping them back up their marketing messages.

50 Million Google+ Accounts Compromised in Latest Data Breach, Platform to Shut Down Earlier Than Planned
50 Million Google+ Accounts Compromised in Latest Data Breach, Platform to Shut Down Earlier Than Planned

The discovery of another privacy flaw has pushed Google to shut down Google+ much earlier…

Blockchain Powered mCart Creates Ecosystem to Incentivize Influencers
Blockchain Powered mCart Creates Ecosystem to Incentivize Influencers

Mavatar CEO Susan Akbarpour says that their blockchain powered mCart system is helping retailers track influencer driven sales… forever. That’s right, using their decentralized marketplace/influencer marketing attribution platform mCart retailers can now determine exactly where sales are coming from forever.

Salesforce CEO: Incredible Wave, Global Phenomenon of Digital Transformation
Salesforce CEO: Incredible Wave, Global Phenomenon of Digital Transformation

Cloud adoption is just in the very early days says Salesforce co-CEO Keith Block. He says that over the last few years we’ve been in a perfect storm of cloud and mobile and data science and artificial intelligence coming together that have given companies the opportunity to reinvent themselves and reinvent their business models.

Cisco: Financial Institutions Struggle With Pace of Technological Change
Cisco: Financial Institutions Struggle With Pace of Technological Change

The pace of technological change is possibly the biggest challenge that financial institutions are facing says Cisco FinTech Lead Al Slamecka. He says that the large financial organizations are zeroing in on automating the network management functions and the operations side of their businesses, which they call Intent-Based Networking.

Salesforce co-CEO: Who’s Not Going Through a Customer Transformation?
Salesforce co-CEO: Who’s Not Going Through a Customer Transformation?

Salesforce is booming and the reason is that virtually every company in the world is going through a huge digital transformation, according to Salesforce co-CEO Marc Benioff. “The reason why is every company that we’re dealing with is going through a huge digital transformation and every digital transformation begins and ends with the customer,” says Benioff.

Booster Brings On-Demand Business Model to Gasoline
Booster Brings On-Demand Business Model to Gasoline

Imagine just clicking a button on an app and having your cars gas tank filled while you are working at the office. That’s what Booster Fuels is currently doing. Booster has brought the on-demand business model to fuel and it’s extremely popular in its launch markets of SF Bay, San Diego, and Dallas-Fort Worth areas.

Microsoft Rolls Out Tool for Brands to Build Their Own AI-Powered Virtual Assistant
Microsoft Rolls Out Tool for Brands to Build Their Own AI-Powered Virtual Assistant

It’s been a busy week for Microsoft. The company launched an open source system for…

How Tech Startup Raycatch is Revolutionizing Solar Efficiency
How Tech Startup Raycatch is Revolutionizing Solar Efficiency

Raycatch Founder Michael Goldstein says that his VC backed software startup is using artificial intelligence to bring significant efficiencies to solar projects all over the world. Their DeepSolar solution captures data, does an AI-powered analysis, and then provides action items.