What's Hot in Enterprise IT/VC - Issue #64

finally got MState.io launched (our blockchain lab in partnership with IBM and Comcast Ventures); some deep dive into scalability problems with Ethereum and why NEO could be next interesting blockchain, a peek at a 50 qubit quantum computer, and why deep learning systems that doubt themselves could be better than today’s models

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IBM and Comcast back a blockchain accelerator - Business Insider

Super excited on launch of MState, a program I cofounded with my partner Eliot Durbin and Rob Bailey (seasoned enterprise operator) to accelerate adoption of blockchain in Global 2000

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Enterprise Tech

83% Of Enterprise Workloads Will Be In The Cloud By 2020

great survey on the rapid adoption of public cloud for enterprises being driven by you guessed it, digital transformation initiatives

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Banks adopting blockchain 'dramatically faster' than expected: IBM | Reuters

Banks and other financial institutions are adopting blockchain technology “dramatically faster” than initially expected, with 15 percent of top global banks intending to roll out full-scale, commercial blockchain products in 2017, IBM said on Wednesday.

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Google and Others Are Building AI Systems That Doubt Themselves - MIT Technology Review

interesting article on representing probability and uncertainty in deep learning models to improve results

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The Challenges of Building Ethereum Infrastructure – Jameson Lopp – Medium

great post on issues with building scalable tech on Ethereum from CTO of BitGO

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NEO versus Ethereum: Why NEO might be 2018’s strongest cryptocurrency

deep dive from December on why NEO could be the next big blockchain for developers to launch new projects, deals with scalability and anonymity in a better way

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Amazon’s poaching tactic leads Lemonade to consider ditching AWS

not only cheap as a buyer of startups but now raiding and poaching their customers in Israel - “Amazon is aggressively picking off talent from Israeli start-ups, causing some to consider leaving AWS in retaliation.”

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This is what a 50-qubit quantum computer looks like

under category of cool stuff :-)

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Markets

Kodak shares have more than tripled since announcing 'KodakCoin'

What can be blockchained is being blockchained; not necessarily a good thing but important to watch as it is still up 300% since announcing a few days ago - “A faded American industrial brand pivots to the newfangled world of digital currency.”

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Akamai jumps on report of a strategic review by Morgan Stanley

Creator of edge networks is potentially up for sale, an iconic tech co - interesting timing as edge computing is one of the big trends in 2018

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By Ed Sim

Ed Sim's weekly readings and notes on VC, software, and scaling startups - #enterprise #seed #DeveloperFirst #IntelligentAutomation #DataInfra #CloudNative #Cybersecurity

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