Bitcoin Over $36000 and JP Morgan Has $146,000 Price Target

Bitcoin is trading over $35,000 and Ethereum is trading a bit over or bit under $1200. JPMorgan has said that Bitcoin could rally as high as $146,000 as it competes with gold as an alternative currency. JPMorgan says Bitcoin could climb to match the $2.7 trillion of private sector gold investment. Currently, Bitcoin has a …

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Interviewing the Fetch.ai CEO About Using Multiagents and AI for Smart Cities

Fetch.ai is a Cambridge-based artificial intelligence lab building an open-access decentralized machine learning network for smart infrastructure, in partnership with Datarella, a company providing industrial blockchain solutions, announced today the launch of their smart city zoning infrastructure trials in Munich Germany. Nextbigfuture interviewed Humayun Sheikh, CEO of Fetch.ai. Humayun Sheikh is an innovation entrepreneur, founding …

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Penny Stocks Have a Bad Rap but Some of Them May Hold the Future of Technology

Contributed Post Penny stocks have a bad rap among traditional Wall Street investors and traders, and with good reason. They trade on Pink Sheets or the OTC Bulletin Board (OTCBB) exchanges that don’t require them to make statutory filings with the SEC. Hence, you’ll most likely be making your trading/investment decisions based on incomplete or …

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Technology Revolutions Should Enable Ten Times the Production of the Prior Generation

There is a definition of a Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) as the age of digitalization. This is making smart cities, vastly improved factories and a lot of automation of tasks and services in our homes and at work. Industry 4.0 enables real-time data gathering, analysis, and decision- and prediction-making capabilities. 4IR technologies are artificial intelligence, …

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Kronoverse Taps Blockchain to Turn Any Game into a Capable Esports Title

Esports have become massive for the game development industry as leagues and tournaments attract participants and fans similar to real-life physical sporting events. As such, publishers are now investing heavily to create esports leagues for their popular titles. Activision Blizzard, for example, has invested in the Overwatch League and set it up much like the …

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Ark Invest’s Big Five Technologies in 2020 Will Be Worth Multiple Trillions Around 2030

Ark Invest has 11 Big Ideas for 2020. However, Five Ideas are clearly the biggest. AI and Sequencing will supercharge biotechnology for nearly $10 trillion in impact by 2024. $5 to 10 Trillion in Market Value by 2025 Biotech R&D Efficiency — The Convergence of Technologies in Healthcare. Improvements in R&D efficiency could add $9 …

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Are Challenger Banks and Payment Firms the Gateway to Cryptocurrency Adoption?

Retail banking is undergoing something of a revolution. Taking advantage of the fact that traditional banks haven’t changed much over the years, so-called challenger banks and payment firms are starting to capture market share from the younger generation. Although most big banks offer online portals, these are often based on legacy technologies that make them …

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Quantum Computers and Applications Over the Next 5 Years

This article has information from the quantum computer expert John Preskill. We are going to get more and better quality qubits with lower error rates. The overhead cost for error correction improves as gate error rate declines. The Google Quantum supremacy demonstrations confirmed the quantum world has huge computing resources. We are in the noisy …

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