Disrupted Google – last quarter results not exciting but does Google care?
Enormous R&D expenditure can only lead to big long term profits. . . only Facebook or a break-up could be a blot on the horizon An […]
Disrupted Reality – Magicleap takes $540 million from Google to disrupt reality
3D Augmented Reality disrupts reality Using a huge investment from Google, Magicleap wants to build a 3D virtual reality, which is rather hard to explain in words. […]
Disrupted Google – Facebook makes its sophisticated Artificial Intelligence programs open source
Open source Artificial Intelligence programs could give Google a big problem Facebook has been developing very sophisticated AI and deep learning software for some time. […]
Disrupted Intelligence – a simple view of Artificial Intelligence and Google Ambition
Google’s knowledge graph – a huge project to interconnect the world’s knowledge Currently, when you perform a search on Google, it simply returns webpages that […]
Disrupted Advertising – could Google's new transparency model disrupt the ad industry (again)?
Transparency in advertising could force the market towards performance only advertising – to Google’s benefit CPM based online advertising, paid for by the numbers of […]
Disrupted Cars – How Google will make money from Driverless Cars
Android Auto – Adwords for Cars This is Google thinking out of the box again – and with a set of patents to back it up. […]
Disrupted Google – European Commission wants to break it up
Google a Monopoly? Euro Commissioners think so. . . In a bid to combat Google’s online dominance, the European parliament is reportedly going to call […]
Disrupted Advertising – Google trying to prove people prefer ads to content
Google Contributor – trying to disrupt the advertising AND the content market AND the publishing business Brilliant but scary article from Venturebeat. . . Today, […]
Disrupted Advertising – Google recognises images?
Google prospectively going to monetize all of the images in Google Images search results WeSEE was also trying to pioneer this technology – they call […]
Disrupted Mobile Phones – Project Loon from Google – gives everyone access to Internet around the world
Internet from Balloons – mobile phone companies disrupted to the point of death? Is Google going to kill mobile phone companies with internet balloons? Very […]
Disrupted Computing – and now Google is at it – building its own Quantum Computer
Now, along with Microsoft, Google is building a quantum computer. . . the basic problem with Quantum is the unreliability of its building block – […]
The Role Of Big Tech In Financial Services
The movement of Big Tech into financial services is validation that alternatives to traditional banking services are now both accepted and demanded by the market.
Do We Really Understand The Value Of Platforms?
Platforms are the current mega idea. Platform theorists tell us every major company, at least the real stars of commerce (Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon, Alibaba) are platform companies. I beg to differ, or at least to introduce some important nuances into this star-struck debate…
Implementing Conversational AI In Financial Services
On 28th January 2020, 50 senior leaders in financial services joined DisruptionHub in Canary Wharf for an evening with Dr Ronald Ashri – one of Europe’s leading experts in AI and the Future of Work. Their purpose? To explore the benefits of Conversational AI in the finance and insurance industries.
Defining The Business Ecosystem
What really distinguishes genuine business ecosystems? It’s not what you might think, says Haydn Shaughnessy, in the first of his Ecosystem Thinking series.
Cybersecurity: The Current State Of Play
Strong cybersecurity is a non negotiable in today’s world. With our businesses, national institutions and private lives becoming increasingly digitised, there are a lot of important assets for us to protect. But it’s not easy…
The Changing Focus Of Augmented Reality
Augmented reality has the disruptive potential to add over a trillion dollars to the global economy by 2030, but – despite the hype – there is work needed before we get there.
Driving Emotional Transformation
As Steve Jobs said: ‘You’ve got to start with the customer experience and work back toward the technology, not the other way around.’ Yet today much of the conversation surrounding AI and digital transformation is about the speed and reach of technological advance and not about its ultimate role…
See ROI With Inclusive And Ethical Design
How come we have learned to expect that tech products disregard the experience of millions of users?