Category: Emerging Technologies

While 3D Systems has grown by acquisition over the course of the last few years and has a diverse product offering, revenues (and profitability) haven’t followed that same trajectory. It looks to us like Graves will be focused on transformation and streamlining offerings and delivering on earnings and profitability in the process.
Just as in every other part of the world, the coronavirus COVID-19 presents a threat to Europe’s tech startup scene. While some countries, like France and Germany, have really stepped up, there is not yet a comprehensive plan in place by the European Commission to afford greater, and more equitable protection. I believe it’s important to not only consider the cost of providing much-needed aid in a balanced way, but also the opportunity cost of not doing so. Here’s why.
Google’s latest announcement lands in a fast-moving, but still immature, quantum computing marketplace. By extending the most popular open-source ML development framework, Google will almost certainly catalyze use of TensorFlow Quantum in a wide range of ML-related initiatives. The Google-developed quantum ML framework will find its way into a wide range of other solution providers’ quantum computing environments. So what will Google’s likely next move be in the Quantum ML space? Read on to see what I think.
Today Honeywell touted a new quantum computer, expansion of quantum volume and partnerships that show the practical application of quantum computing
Virgin Galactic stock has soared 160% so far in 2020, which shows the market’s confidence in the notion of space tourism. The company projects revenues of $600 million by 2023. If private space efforts literally ‘soar’ and projected revenues are met, all different types of verticals and areas of the tech sector will want to become part of the value chain.
Is blockchain replacing SIM cards? Last year Verizon received a patent to do just that. Here’s what you need to know.
In this newest episode of the Futurum Tech Podcast, my colleagues Sarah Wallace and Shelly Kramer and I discuss Elon Musk’s grand plan for sending people to Mars, and the impact space travel will have on the tech industry. We also discuss Microsoft and Samsung teaming up to bring back the Walkie Talkie, another small company joining with others to protest Apple’s anti-competitive practices, Google’s online coding course designed to train workers for tech jobs, and Mojo Vision and augmented reality for contacts. Give us a listen, we’d love to know what you think.
With topics like 5G, Cloud and SaaS dominating the conversation in technology in 2020, what will this means for the biggest players in these spaces? Here are 10 predictions for what I expect to happen in tech over the next 12 months.
What do private space efforts mean for the tech sector? As Elon Musk forges ahead with his plans to colonize Mars and private space exploration becomes a reality, there are both challenges and opportunities ahead. Here are my predictions on what tech sectors could experience a paradigm shift and new revenue streams fueled by private space exploration.
Luxoft, a DXC Technology Company, and LG Electronics (LG) announced that they will form an automotive joint venture (JV) to advance the deployment of production-ready digital cockpit, in-vehicle infotainment, rear-seat entertainment (RSE) and ride-hailing systems based on the webOS Auto platform.