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Blockchain offers impeccable security with its cryptography-based decentralized system as well as the plethora of possible uses retailers could exploit in the near future. In a world of increasing cyberattacks, internet fraud and online hacking, blockchain comes as a breath of fresh air. With its encrypted data and decentralized network system, it's a thorn in every hacker's side. Generally being associated with the finance sector, blockchain is now taking retail by storm. It's on a course that will change the retail industry as we know it. But how exactly is it going to achieve such a feat? First of all, what is blockchain? Well, blockchain is a digital ledger which stores its data in the form of interlinked blocks. Each block contains a timestamp of its transaction along with the transaction data. The links between the blocks are secured by using encryption, which... (more)

How Is Apple Using Machine Learning? | @ThingsExpo #AI #ML #DL #DX #IoT

Today, machine learning is found in almost every product and service by Apple. They use deep learning to extend battery life between charges on their devices and detect fraud on the Apple store, recognize the locations and faces in your photos, and help Apple choose news stories for you. The concept of AI (Artificial Intelligence) has been the subject of many discussions lately. According to some predictions, AI will have the ability to learn by itself, outclassing the capabilities of the human brain, and even manage to fight for equal rights by the year 2100. Even though these ar... (more)

Crucial #DevOps Success Tips | @DevOpsSummit #AI #ContinuousIntegration

Effective collaboration and communication are highly valued by the DevOps culture, and it's been like that for a reason. It is an industry where even departments within the same company tend to distrust one another, and where distributed offices full of crucial roles are the norm. Thus, any possible positive improvement in the interaction between people is welcomed, especially for an organization where several moving parts need to collaborate in order to create a product on time and within a budget limitation. You need to master communications if you want to master DevOps. Gettin... (more)

Why Cloud Computing Is the Future of Business | @Cloud #API #Cloud #DataCenter

When one first starts scratching the surface of what cloud computing is and what its business applications can be, it soon becomes very obvious that there are innumerable layers to it. Even those who are passionate about the subject learn new things and discover new avenues on a daily basis. If they have the time, on an hourly basis. In fact, if we were coldly logical, this mere abundance of cloud computing possibilities and developments would be enough to make it the future of business. However, there is much more to it. It Makes Business More Democratic While there are shades t... (more)

IoT and Fog Computing Architecture | @ThingsExpo #IoT #DigitalTransformation

Cloud computing changed data analytics for good. It enabled companies to drastically decrease resources and architecture previously assigned with business intelligence departments. It also enabled laymen to run advanced business analytics. Cloud was also the architecture of choice for storing and processing big data. Data piling is a continuous process, which is going to explode with emerging Internet of Things concept. Answer to this issue developers found in new concept called fog computing. As opposed to clouds, fog computing architecture is capable of conducting all required... (more)