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AI could revolutionise digital payments in Indian rural areas

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AI could revolutionise digital payments in Indian rural areas

Although digital payments via the nationwide Universal Payments Interface (UPI) have soared since its launch in 2016, with about 350m users conduct...
Finance : AI : Media & Technology
The Works introduces trust marks to distinguish AI from human work

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The Works introduces trust marks to distinguish AI from human work

Creative agency The Works, a division of Capgemini, has launched trust marks to indicate the role of generative AI and human skills in their creati...
AI : Media & Technology : Advertising
Itaú turns to AI to bring fictional women football players to life

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Itaú turns to AI to bring fictional women football players to life

In a campaign released in August 2023 entitled Mas Que Una Copa (more than a cup), financial services firm Itaú has revealed the faces of women foo...
AI : Football : Brazil
Futures 100 Innovators: July

Futures 100

Futures 100 Innovators: July

This month, we uncover the next 10 names to watch as part of our Futures 100 Innovators Awards, highlighting the brands, businesses and people inno...
Design : Retail : Food And Drink
Futures 100 Innovators: June

Futures 100

Futures 100 Innovators: June

This month, we uncover the next 10 names to watch as part of our Futures 100 Innovators Awards, highlighting the brands, businesses and people inno...
Design : Retail : Food & Drink
Futures 100 Innovators: May

Futures 100

Futures 100 Innovators: May

In the sixth longlist of our 2023 Futures 100 Innovators, we reveal The Future Laboratory’s chosen innovators and change-makers who are set to disr...
Design : Food & Drink : Retail
Luxury house Patou launches AI-powered authentication system

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Luxury house Patou launches AI-powered authentication system

LVMH–owned fashion house Patou has introduced Authentique Verify, an artificial intelligence (AI) authentication system developed by fashion tech s...
AI : Fashion : Counterfeit
The Case for AI as Augmented Intelligence

Viewpoints

The Case for AI as Augmented Intelligence

Inspired by the excitement seen at SXSW 2023, Brazilian agency Box1824’s CEO Paula Englert and vice-president Laura Kroeff argue that artificial in...
AI : Artificial Intelligence : SXSW
Stat: AI-powered platforms are taking over the App Store

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Stat: AI-powered platforms are taking over the App Store

Since the public launch of ChatGPT in March 2023, new use cases are emerging faster than you can say ‘generative AI’. New research uncovers the num...
Media & Technology : AI : AI Powered Apps
Futures 100 Innovators: April

Futures 100

Futures 100 Innovators: April

This month, we uncover the next 10 innovators to watch as part of our Futures 100 Innovators Awards, highlighting the brands, businesses and people...
Technology : Retail : Beauty
Six Tech Brands Developing DIY Repairable Devices

Big Ideas

Six Tech Brands Developing DIY Repairable Devices

Spurred on by growing right-to-repair movements, tech brands are slowly meeting consumers’ long-standing demands for DIY repairable devices.
Mobile Phones : Sustainability : DIY
Stat: Social media is driving impulse buying among young consumers

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Stat: Social media is driving impulse buying among young consumers

GWI’s latest research looks at social media’s ever-growing impact on how consumers find and purchase products online, as two in five younger consum...
Stats : Stat : Statistic
CryptoPunk NFTs get the Tiffany treatment

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CryptoPunk NFTs get the Tiffany treatment

After flaunting a custom-made pendant of his CryptoPunk non-fungible token (NFT) in April on Twitter, Alexandre Arnault, head of fine jewellery com...
Luxury : Media & Technology : Technology
Futures 100 Innovators: June

Futures 100

Futures 100 Innovators: June

In our sixth instalment of the Futures 100 Innovators, we spotlight the people creating community gardens, luxury LGBTQ+ dining and shoppable holid...
Futures 200 Innovators : F100 : Health & Wellness
Futures 100 Innovators: May

Futures 100

Futures 100 Innovators: May

The fifth instalment of our Futures 100 Innovators spotlights people ungendering beauty, addressing ADHD through design and diversifying Web3 spaces.
Futures 100 Innovators : F100 : Health & Wellness
Freetree is bringing nature into web browsers

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Freetree is bringing nature into web browsers

With its graphic identity, Freetree, a browser extension that allows online shoppers to plant trees while making purchases, is aiming to bring the ...
Design : Media & Technology : Sustainability
Stat: Creators don’t want to be paid in crypto

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Stat: Creators don’t want to be paid in crypto

Despite alternative currencies having gained traction in recent years, many creators don’t want to be paid in cryptocurrencies.
Cryptocurrency : Finance : Media & Technology
The Oddity Token democratises beauty investment

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The Oddity Token democratises beauty investment

With more consumers seeking alternative investments, Oddity, the parent company of beauty and wellness brands Il Makiage and SpoiledChild, is launc...
Beauty : Media & Technology : Society
Twig lets shoppers trade phygital fashion

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Twig lets shoppers trade phygital fashion

The fintech start-up is partnering with non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace The Dematerialised to enable people to trade physical clothing for vir...
Fashion : Media & Technology : Sustainability
The Betterverse

Macro Trends

The Betterverse

The metaverse has become the new multi-trillion-dollar digital frontier for all that is immersive, engaged and virtual. Here we examine how organis...
The Metaverse : Media & Technology : Society
Planned Parenthood releases playlists for self-care

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Planned Parenthood releases playlists for self-care

Tone is an audio series created by Black, Latinx and non-binary wellness experts with the mission of delivering affirmations and mental health reso...
Health & Wellness : Society : Media & Technology
Nature-hacking Market

Markets

Nature-hacking Market

Urbanites are becoming active stewards of nature by harnessing regenerative technologies to help plants thrive and build more resilient city enviro...
Media & Technology : Technology : Sustainability
Oatly’s meta marketing push ridicules marketing

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Oatly’s meta marketing push ridicules marketing

The plant-based milk brand is having fun with its latest advertising campaign, which brings 10 campaign executions together in one video.
Advertising & Branding : Food & Drink : Media & Technology
This self-sustaining server produces electricity from tomatoes

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This self-sustaining server produces electricity from tomatoes

Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Ilja Schamle is exploring the potential of self-sustaining eco-systems with a tomato plant-powered energy server.
Sustainability : Media & Technology : Technology
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