Google’s Search app on Android can now find content buried in your apps

 More of the content we’re looking for is saved in mobile applications, which is why Google has been working to bring that information to the surface by indexing apps in search....

Introducing XBRL Week on Daily Fintech

  Its official – XBRL is boring – just look at Google Trends for XBRL vs Blockchain. At Daily Fintech, we like to dig below the hype to describe those things...

A few dozen Nest Labs employees just headed to Google; here’s why

 Nest Labs, the maker of smart thermostats and smoke detectors, is parting ways with a few dozen employees who work on its Internet of Things platform. According to a Fortune report that we’ve...

Can A Bot Help Your Bank Speak Millennial? [SPONSORED]

Despite the ongoing efforts of banks to attract millennials, they are still failing to make an impression. According to Gallup, only 23% of millennials are actively engaged with their bank, making...

DARPA sees IoT and A.I. as weapons to dominate wars

DARPA wants to exploit the power of the internet of things to help the U.S. dominate battlefields. The Defense Advance Research Projects Agency will fund the development of sensors and artificial intelligence systems...

Google said to undercut Uber with expanded ride-share service in San Francisco

 Google is running its own ride-sharing service in San Francisco, The Wall Street Journal reports. The move would put Google in direct, immediate competition with Uber, which helps explain even further the...

Wrap of Week #34: Data and robo-advisors, SmallBiz, Credit reporting, Insurtech trends, Investment returns

About Daily Fintech Advisers Alternative data (a broad term), types and quality, is not really used by Robo-advisors. A first look at what data feeds robo-advisors and what potential exists. Why...

Hot Hashtag: Why Are We So Excited About #BigData?

#BigData is not a phenomenon unique to fintech: basically every consumer-focused service with the money to do so has been utilizing it since the term was first coined in the late...

The Fintech Threat Is Real

It may come as a surprise to many of us that consumers are generally satisfied with their banking relationships. However, this doesn’t mean that banks have nothing to worry about. Alternative...

Alphabet’s David Drummond leaves Uber’s board amid mounting competition

 David Drummond, who joined Uber’s board of directors in August 2013, stepped down several weeks ago, Uber has confirmed to TechCrunch. The Wall Street Journal first reported the news. At first blush: no...

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Mark Zuckerberg has a plan to banish fake news from Facebook

The issue of how much responsibility Facebook should take for the news and stories shared on its platform has been rumbling along all year,...