For too long online users have been too willing to hand over their personal data in exchange for using mobile services (e.g., Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Google, etc.). As these companies continue to expand their footprints, untethered by regulators, into every facet of their customer’s lives there is a growing revolt.
Industry 4.0, or the Fourth Industrial Revolution, is focused on smart manufacturing systems supported by technologies including AI, machine learning, and IoT, and Ascalia is the all-in-one platform that is making this a reality. Through IoT and Industrial IoT, Ascalia provides factories with non-invasive solutions to optimize manufacturing processes. This means that Ascalia’s platform can […]
Recently, private equity giant Blackstone Group announced the acquisition of Colony Capital for $5.9 billion, a deal that encompasses 60 million square feet of warehouse space across 465 facilities. Blackstone is reported to manage now over $250 billion worth of property worldwide, and the Colony purchase comes on the heels of previous warehouse acquisitions of Singapore’s GLP […]
Recently, the Interior Department ordered the grounding of its drone fleet that was made in China or contained Chinese parts. This comes on the heels of similar actions taken by the Department of Homeland Security in May and the United States Army in 2017. While political pundits credit the ban to the Trump administration’s policy initiatives […]
I’ve been following Facebook since I called Mark Zuckerberg in 2004, a month after launch, and offered to buy the company (I was running Bolt at the time). In March, 2010, I published the first Wall Street style research report on Facebook on Tumblr, with a $100 billion five year price target (it was actively trading in the private […]
Logistics in America is one of the fastest-growing private sectors of the economy, generating more than $1.6 trillion of spending (or close to 10% of GDP) in supply chain, transportation, and distribution investments.
No-code app development is gaining serious traction and for good reason: smartphones and tablets account for approximately 70% of all web traffic, which means businesses need to develop apps to be accessible to the majority of consumers. However, developing a mobile app from scratch can take months and cost upwards of $100K. Stacker has created an easy-to-use […]
Neuralink proposes to transcend reality and make virtual experiences feel totally real. How will Elon Musk’s neuralink challenge subjectivity?
Technology has become so ingrained into people’s lives that Maslow’s “Hierarchy of Needs” requires an update. The toxicity of politics and declining civility of the electorate is rooted in the addiction of 120 character news cycles and idolized selfie-promoted social networks.
In the 1970s, journalist Studs Terkel compiled Working, an oral history about American workers, many of whom reported feeling demoralized and depressed in tedious data entry jobs. Over the last few decades, not much has changed for those in data-entry jobs. In fact, these individuals are prone to a myriad of physical injuries and mental […]