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...

Google Cast now integrated directly into Chrome

 Google just took a big step in tying together your computing world, with full integration of its Google Cast capability directly into its Chrome browser. This is a step up from...

Google opens up registration for its first-ever indie games festival

 Google is kicking off registration for its first-ever festival aimed at celebrating indie games on Android. The company is now taking sign-ups for those who want to attend the Google Play Indie...

Square Brings Payments, SC Offerings to Vend, TouchBistro Partnership

Thought you were done hearing about Square for the month? Think again! The company is building momentum on its already-fabulous year by partnering with point-of-sale companies TouchBistro and Vend, who in...

Top 5 Fintech Raises: InCred Finance, Notonthehighstreet, MobiKwik

Fintech funding is still an area of interest for investors worldwide, the only question is: Which startup stands out from the crowd this week? For the latest funding round, investors across the...

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Download of the day: GIMP

GIMP GIMP (the GNU Image Manipulation Program) is a free photo-editor that's powerful enough to rival paid-for software like Photoshop, and it's surprisingly straightforward to...