How Google’s using AI and big data to make travel better

Since its acquisition of ITA Matrix Software eight years ago, Google has been quietly rolling out new tools for travelers. Its progress has been even more notable over the past months and weeks as it began unveiling tools to help predict flight delays, plan trips, and manage itineraries—among other things. These changes have some wondering: Is Google making a run at total domination in the travel space? If it is, there’s a strong case to be made for its potential to disrupt the travel and hospitality sector with a similar approach to Amazon’s run at retail, and more recently grocery.… This story continues at The Next Web Or just read… Read More

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Marshall Islands warned to cancel its ICO or be denied international aid

The Marshall Islands is launching its own cryptocurrency to boost its economy, but it might have run into a brick wall. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) issued a stark warning: cancel the ICO or face being cut off from the US dollar. The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) is small and remote. It is a sovereign nation, but uses the US dollar for its national currency. An initial coin offering (ICO) is planned that will launch a new cryptocurrency, to be used alongside the US dollar. The IMF say that the RMI is “[taking advantage] of the growing enthusiasm for… This story continues at The Next Web …read more… Read More

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BitConnect officially delisted from the last cryptocurrency exchange that traded it

The final blow has been dealt to notorious BitConnect: it has finally been delisted from the last remaining cryptocurrency exchange that traded it. As announced in August, exchange desk TradeSatoshi promised to delist BitConnect and its BCC token from its platform on September 10 – and the day has finally come. Even though BCC was still available for trading on TradeSatoshi until September 10, CoinMarketCap data shows nobody had traded BitConnect in the past 24 hours. It is worth pointing out that CoinMarketCap has yet to indicate the fraudulent cryptocurrency has been officially delisted. BitConnect has had a turbulent history,… This story continues at The Next Web …read more Source::… Read More

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BitConnect officially delisted from the last cryptocurrency exchange that traded it

The final blow has been dealt to notorious BitConnect: it has finally been delisted from the last remaining cryptocurrency exchange that traded it. As announced in August, exchange desk TradeSatoshi promised to delist BitConnect and its BCC token from its platform on September 10 – and the day has finally come. Even though BCC was still available for trading on TradeSatoshi until September 10, CoinMarketCap data shows nobody had traded BitConnect in the past 24 hours. It is worth pointing out that CoinMarketCap has yet to indicate the fraudulent cryptocurrency has been officially delisted. BitConnect has had a turbulent history,… This story continues at The Next Web …read more Source::… Read More

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TNW’s School Supplies: Gifts to bribe the teachers molding your children’s minds

No matter how smart (or dumb) your kid is, a lot of their success in school relies on their teacher(s). This means the real question isn’t how you get your child smarter, it’s how you make the teacher like them more. And I know how you do it. By giving the teachers gifts. Finding the right object to gift is easier said than done, but lucky for you, I know all the different types of teachers that exist – making bribing that education-lackey easy. Look, I know you might think “bribing” is a dirty word, but capitalism is capitalism. It’s… This story continues at The Next Web …read more Source::… Read More

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