Google just recently published its Year in Search report, highlighting the most popular search queries in 2017.
Any guesses on what was the most popular “how to…” query?
- How to buy bitcoin - How to sell bitcoin
Ironic, isn’t it?
Growth of AI
Amazon is exception to nearly every rule in the business out there. Tearing down on their strategy, data kings at CB Insights reveal how Amazon is heavily focusing on AI-as-a-service (Alexa) and cloud infrastructure (AWS) as core pillars of its business.
We all know The Problem with Muzak and how much streaming services like Spotify are harming musicians. Sadly, these have now become the norm for consumers to consume music. Blockchain to the rescue! It allows musicians to put their music on the blockchain enclosed in a smart contract, and allows the money to directly flow from you to them. A British singer and songwriter has caught the wind — Imogen Heap has released one of her songs on a blockchain-based website!
BJP didn’t lose a single election in 2017 but Indian voters are sending a subtle message to their leaders time & again.
Closing room for complacency, are we?
Meanwhile, meet the man who made a spreadsheet that can solve NYC transit problem. The ‘Balanced Transportation Analyzer’ is a comprehensive accounting of how a congestion charge in Manhattan would affect New York City — resulting in a net benefit of $2.64 billion per year in the form of increased revenue, public transportation improvements, healthier environment, and saved time!
WHAT'S UP AT INVESTOPAD
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