Start the Countdown Just by reading this article online, you’re using a disruptive technology. Double points if you’re reading it on a smartphone or tablet. ©Ingram Publishing The term disruptive innovation was brought into the lexicon by Clayton M. Christensen in his book "The Innovator's Dilemma," in the context of businesses adopting technologies that eventually completely surpass or replace previous technologies, possibly harming whichever business backed the wrong technology. A disruptive technology is something new that disrupts an industry, and quite often completely changes the way we all do things. The car disrupted the horse and carriage industries. Small personal computers have given individuals computing power that only used to be possible via the huge mainframes that crunched numbers exclusively in corporate, academic and government institutions. Computers and all the things that have come along with them have wreaked havoc in any number of … [Read more...] about 10 Disruptive Technologies You Use Every Day
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LAS VEGAS, Oct. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Online Disruptive Technologies, Inc. (OTC PINK:ONDR) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that its lung cancer clinical study results were published in the scientific journal Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy. The results as published clearly validate the promise of Savicell’s Liquid ImmunoBiopsy™. The published study uses the Savicell Diagnostics, Ltd. platform to diagnose lung cancer, producing 91% sensitivity and 80% specificity in a 20-fold cross-validation. Diagnosis of Stage 1 lung cancer is as accurate as later stages. The study is entitled “Novel non-invasive early detection of lung cancer using liquid immunobiopsy metabolic activity profiles” by Adir, Y., Tirman, S., Abramovitch, S. et al. Cancer Immunol Immunother (2018). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00262-018-2173-5 and the publication can be accessed here:https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00262-018-2173-5 About Savicell™ … [Read more...] about Online Disruptive Technologies Announces Publication of Results in Cancer Journal
National Defense Magazine reports: "there is growing concern in the Pentagon that the U.S. military is in a technology rut. Even though American technology has been the gold standard for decades, countries like China intend to challenge that lead." "How the nation’s military will keep that edge in a rapidly changing and dangerous world is the proverbial 64-million-dollar question. The national security challenges are multiplying: From the crisis in Ukraine, unprecedented turmoil in the Middle East, uncertainty in Pakistan, the drawdown in Afghanistan, unnerving tensions in the South China Sea." "The U.S. military continues to rely on many technologies that, although still dominant, are several decades old. After 13 years of grinding warfare and large-scale counterinsurgency operations, 'We’re seeing first-hand that the rest of the world has not stood still,' said Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel." The piece continues: "Against this backdrop, the writers … [Read more...] about Report: Top 10 ‘Disruptive Technologies’ in Next Military Era
(VEN) - The blockchain concept, which appeared around 10 years ago, has gained popularity the world over. In the digitization era, the impacts of blockchain can be seen in many sectors in developed countries. Is Blockchain the future of AI-based life? Dr. Chris Berg of the RMIT Blockchain Innovation Hub, Australia, spoke to Vietnam Economic News about the potential, trend and future of applying blockchain technology, in particular to the financial sector. What are the sectors that can apply blockchain technology? Blockchain technology is being used in fields as diverse as cryptocurrencies, the financial sector, supply chain management, health, and cultural industries. How would the blockchain impact the finance sector? What do you think is the current trend and how will it develop in the future? How can safety be ensured in applying blockchain technology in the finance sector and avoiding bubbles? The financial sector will be significantly disrupted by blockchain technology. … [Read more...] about Blockchain the way AI technology works in financial sector?
By Krista Angela M. Montealegre, National Correspondent AYALA Corp. (AC) said its venture unit will take the lead in identifying companies developing emerging and potentially disruptive technologies, with a mandate to invest $250 million by taking minority positions. AC Chief Financial Officer Jose Teodoro K. Limcaoco said in a briefing that about $150 million has been deployed so far and the remaining $100 million will be disbursed in the next five years by AC Venture Holdings Corp. AC Ventures was also the Ayala group’s vehicle for investments in Mynt, the fintech arm of Ayala subsidiary Globe Telecom Inc., and e-commerce platform Zalora Philippines. “One of the objectives of AC Ventures is to look for these investments that can provide insight into new businesses that we can use for our own business units,” Mr. Limcaoco said. In the last 18 months, AC Ventures has invested in financial technology, Silicon Valley-based firms engaged in artificial intelligence, a … [Read more...] about AC venture unit to target emerging, disruptive technologies
Resource Connection (RECN) popped onto IBD's Stock Spotlight roster. The thinly-traded stock has had a long slog — consolidating with only a few failed runs at new highs since early 2015. X A breakout on rising volume last Monday, past a flat base buy point at 17.10, suggested it may be set for another run at more new highs. The outfit was born out of Big Four accounting firm Deloitte in 1999. It then went public in 2000. Its primary operating unit is RGP — Resources Global Professionals. At the end of its 2017 fiscal year in May, the company employed 2,659 consultants serving more than 1,800 clients worldwide. It generated more than 83% of its revenue in the U.S. IBD Newsletters Get exclusive IBD analysis and action news daily. SIGN UP NOW! IBD Newsletters Get exclusive IBD analysis and action news daily. Tech Report Market Prep Please enter a valid email address Please select a newsletter GO Get these newsletters delivered to your inbox … [Read more...] about Outflanking Disruptive Technology With Higher-Tech Savvy