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Tech Investments ... Global Scholarships and Job Opportunities for week ending 19 August

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In 2009 Bloomberg commissioned a computer to predict which technology startups would be successful. Looking back at that list 8 years later, the results were astounding and included Evernote, Spotify, Etsy, Zynga, Palantir, Cloudera, OPOWER etc. This year the same method was applied to distill the most promising areas for technology investment. The outcome:
Augmented reality will be far more significant than virtual reality because it will shape the way we look at and interact with the world around us.Image recognition and mapping technologies will be deployed across the auto industry as traditional car manufacturers adapt to self-driving vehicles.The problems associated with online security and fraud detection will continue to deepen, with major implications for government and enterprises, and mobile and e-commerce.The digitization of education is happening via practical applications that integrate into the existing system, including teaching and training applications as well as gamin…