Computing

Inpher Preserves Data Residency With Secret Computing

Data isn’t just increasing in quantity; it’s also growing in complexity. Data lakes are now replacing data warehouses. All your online activities now generate unstructured “data exhaust” that’s being mined by sophisticated machine learning algorithms for insights. However, due to increasing data breaches and privacy concerns, regulators have adopted stringent rules and regulations on how […]

Six 5G Startups Building 5G Infrastructure

It’s been over a year now since our foreign correspondents were roaming the globe – from Nauru to Saudi Arabia – scouting some of the world’s most exciting startups, many of which are flying under the radar. In fact, we found entire countries flying under the radar, like Indonesia’s chatbots and big data, or New […]

How Companies Can Stop Using Passwords

Whoever said crime doesn’t pay didn’t consider how much money there is to be made as a hacker. Last year, we visited one of the leading threat intelligence war rooms on this planet, where experts monitor chatter on the dark web in real-time. It was there we learned about how Russian computing graduates are often […]

The Many Applications for Data-Over-Sound Technology

Hong Kong is often in the news for all the wrong reasons. What most HK residents would probably want you to know is just how much they love their city. Politics aside, when nearly 28% of a city’s population takes to the streets to protest at the same time, it tells you something. These people […]

6 Privacy Solutions for Big Data and Machine Learning

Travelers who wander the banana pancake trail through Southeast Asia will all get roughly the same experience. They’ll eat crummy food on one of fifty boats floating around Ha Long Bay, then head up to the highlands of Sa Pa for a faux cultural experience with hill tribes that grow dreadful cannabis. After that, it’s […]

Unqork – A No-Code Software Platform for Enterprises

Software quality assurance (SQA) is a notoriously difficult occupation, even more so in startups. That’s because startups typically hire rock star developers who walk on water and know it. In SQA, your job is to point out to these prima donnas their mistakes, something they don’t take kindly to. You’ll never release a piece of […]

Data Gumbo – A Blockchain Network for Industries

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia isn’t what it says on the tin. We quickly realized that over several weeks in the country meeting with technology startups and local Saudis who are overwhelmingly friendly towards visitors. Like any country, there’s the good and the bad. The roads are some of the most dangerous in the world […]

A Big Bear Thesis for Ali Baba Stock

“China is more prosperous than before. The people have better lives but they are not happy and confident because the scars are still there.” Those are the words of Jung Chang, an amazing human being who wrote one of the best books you’ll ever read – Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China. In her book, […]

Is Quantum Computing Real or Just Vaporware?

The smallest unit of matter is an atom. It’s also where things start to get really weird. More than 99.99% of the atom’s mass is the nucleus. If the nucleus were the size of a car, all the nothingness around the atom would be about the size of the State of Utah, a place where […]

A Jurny Towards Contactless Hospitality

While we may not be able to explain the strong performance of the stock market year-to-date, we can understand why certain technologies are accelerating their rate of adoption. Telecommunications tools like Zoom, modular factory robots like Bright Machines, and autonomous last-mile delivery drones are all seeing strong interest from investors as we get used to […]