Tag: covid-19

Bitcoin is COVID immune

Bitcoin is COVID immune

The SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus pandemic has left a significant footprint on the global economy. For this reason, it had a substantial impact on the behavior of all financial instruments, including cryptocurrencies. It turns out that the fluctuations experienced by the virtual currency market during this period reflect changes in other capital and commodity markets. This market has also shown relative stability during this difficult time. It is another proof that cryptocurrencies can be treated as a mature and full-fledged financial instrument.

Sorting out viruses with machine learning

Sorting out viruses with machine learning

The ongoing global pandemic has created an urgent need for rapid tests that can diagnose the presence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the pathogen that causes COVID-19, and distinguish it from other respiratory viruses. Now, researchers from Japan have demonstrated a new system for single-virion identification of common respiratory pathogens using a machine learning algorithm trained on changes in current across silicon nanopores. This work may lead to fast and accurate screening tests for diseases like COVID-19 and influenza.

The Importance Of FinTech In Traditional Banking System

The Importance Of FinTech In Traditional Banking System

There is no better example of evolution than what we have seen in the financial world. From traditional in-person banking to internet banking which eventually moved from your desktop to the comforts of your palms through mobile banking. The strides that technology has taken have further changed the way we bank today introducing us to digital banking.

The 5 Biggest Internet Of Things (IoT) Trends In 2021 Everyone Must Get Ready For Now

The 5 Biggest Internet Of Things (IoT) Trends In 2021 Everyone Must Get Ready For Now

The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the most prominent tech trends to have emerged in recent years. In simple terms, it refers to the fact that while the word “internet” initially referred to the wide-scale networking of computers, today, devices of every size and shape – from cars to kitchen appliances to industrial machinery – are connected and sharing information digitally, on a global scale.

Why financial services is turning to DevOps

Why financial services is turning to DevOps

Major financial services firms are turning to devops practices to enable faster, more stable software releases in the race to keep up with quickly changing customer expectations and a competitive assault from a new breed of fintech challengers.

4 Steps To Turn Makeshift Digital Transformation Into Long-Term Success

4 Steps To Turn Makeshift Digital Transformation Into Long-Term Success

While many companies were reportedly undergoing some form of digital transformation before COVID-19, it seems they were not far enough along their journey to respond effectively. At the outset of the pandemic, companies scrambled to look for IT equipment such as laptops and IT services like Zoom to get a grip of the new digital reality that came overnight. As the crisis unfolded, it became increasingly clear that those companies lacking a robust digital backbone or the ability to conduct their business online were struggling.

Five Building Blocks For Accelerating Digital Transformation (Even In A Pandemic)

Five Building Blocks For Accelerating Digital Transformation (Even In A Pandemic)

Over the past few months, Covid-19 has been credited as the driving force leading digital transformation for many companies. Organizations that were not already pursuing digital innovation have been thrust into the digital arena and forced to make rapid changes. Regardless of what their strategy looked like coming into 2020, today’s leaders are managing an accelerated pace of change as everyone seeks to serve customers in new ways.

How businesses are making hybrid offices a permanent feature

How businesses are making hybrid offices a permanent feature

COVID-19 delivered a blow to the way we all work, and almost overnight millions of us has to learn how to work remotely. For many companies this forced lesson, taught them that actually remote working can have a lot of positive benefits.

Top 10 Digital Transformation Trends For 2021

Top 10 Digital Transformation Trends For 2021

Digital Transformation – No one could have predicted where 2020 would take us: The last six months alone have produced more digital transformation than the last decade, with every transformation effort already underway finding itself accelerated, and at scale. While many of my digital transformation predictions from a year ago benefited from this shift, others were displaced by more urgent needs, like 24/7 secure and reliable connectivity.

Digital Transformation And Cybersecurity During Covid-19

Digital Transformation And Cybersecurity During Covid-19

Digital Transformation – This is beyond working from home.

The proliferation in working from home has brought new security challenges to the forefront that include attacks on not just businesses, but also government records, celebrities and coronavirus vaccine development data. In the healthcare industry alone, cyberattacks have increased by 150% within the last few months.