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Samsung's New Upcycling Program Allows You To Turn an Old Galaxy Phone Into a New IoT Device

Samsung’s New Upcycling Program Allows You To Turn an Old Galaxy Phone Into a New IoT Device

Usually, when a phone gets worn down, you recycle it or trade it in for a new one. But with its new upcycling program, Samsung is trying to help people convert old Galaxy phones into new IoT devices.

Expect More Bitcoin On Balance Sheets, As Paypal, MicroStrategy Fidelity And Walmart Sound Off On Blockchain

Expect More Bitcoin On Balance Sheets, As Paypal, MicroStrategy Fidelity And Walmart Sound Off On Blockchain

Building on its relatively new service letting Paypal’s 375 million customers buy, hold and sell cryptocurrency directly from their accounts, Dan Schulman, Paypal CEO, said on Tuesday that the company’s recently launched “Checkout With Crypto” service, which encourages purchases with bitcoin, ether, and other cryptocurrencies, will easily reach $200 million transaction volume within months. Schulman’s comments were delivered at Forbes’ third annual Blockchain 50 Symposium celebrating large companies using the technology behind bitcoin to improve their businesses. It took soon-to-go-public Coinbase, the United States’ largest crypto exchange, two years to reach the same volume on its similar merchant service. In the third quarter of 2020, Paypal had payment volume of $247 billion.

3 Top Artificial Intelligence Stocks to Buy Right Now

3 Top Artificial Intelligence Stocks to Buy Right Now

Every so often, a new technology comes along that fundamentally changes the world. Consider the discovery of electricity, the invention of the automobile, and the creation of the internet — all three sparked dramatic transformations, boosting productivity and efficiency across industries.

DevOps and agile still hindered by enterprise silos, inertia

DevOps and agile still hindered by enterprise silos, inertia

Twenty years after the Agile Manifesto was formulated, and 12 years after DevOps became a thing, both these inter-related philosophies are still works in progress — and for some enterprises, very slow works in progress. These methodologies have the potential to change the way software is designed and delivered, but it takes a great deal of organizational work to make them stick. What’s at issue? The long-sought agile and fast-sprinting agile approach to software may not be quite enterprise-ready, and that’s the challenge — particularly when game-changing initiatives are underway.

Digital Transformation In Banking: Banks Have A Long, Long Way To Go

Digital Transformation In Banking: Banks Have A Long, Long Way To Go

As a buzzword and management fad, digital transformation has about another 12 to 18 months before some new fad begins to take hold.

Researchers develop 'explainable' artificial intelligence algorithm

Researchers develop ‘explainable’ artificial intelligence algorithm

Researchers from the University of Toronto and LG AI Research have developed an “explainable” artificial intelligence (XAI) algorithm that can help identify and eliminate defects in display screens.

What’s new in MQ 9.2.2

What’s new in MQ 9.2.2

The most recent Continuous Delivery (CD) release for IBM MQ became generally available on March 25th, 2021.   CD releases provide insight into what the next Long Term Support (LTS) release will look at.   That is, IBM uses the CD releases to stage new features so that they can get exposure before becoming part of the mainstream.

Big Data Is Dead: Long Live Smart Data

Big Data Is Dead: Long Live Smart Data

For more than a decade, big data has been steadily soaring. New data-driven companies have emerged and become multibillion-dollar juggernauts, while established market leaders recognized the power of data early and have invested accordingly. But like with so many things, 2020 was a wake-up call for data strategies, especially the many not delivering immediate value.

The Dynamic Enterprise: What Comes After Digital Transformation?

The Dynamic Enterprise: What Comes After Digital Transformation?

Digital transformation is dead. It’s not for lack of trying. Over the past decade, businesses have invested considerable time and resources into pursuing big transformation initiatives. While many may claim success, they’d be hard-pressed to tell you what the last stop on their journey looks like. That’s likely because digital transformation never quite lived up to the hype and shifting market demands.

Mastering Application Integration Challenges in Hybrid Cloud Environments

Wednesday, April 7, 2021, 1 p.m. ET

Many enterprises are adopting OpenShift in their journey to building and running containerized workloads in on-premise, cloud-based or hybrid environments. These initiatives leverage multiple application integration technologies, such as IBM MQ, Apache Kafka, or Tibco EMS