News

EIU report: IoT adoption slower than expected, but promising signs are...

IoT adoption has not happened as quickly as expected for most businesses, according to a report by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). And yet,...

Banking

Japanese bank Mizuho begins development of IoT payments platform

The Mizuho Financial Group, Japan, has begun research and development work on the creation of a payments platform for IoT devices. In a statement, the bank...

Insurance

How Zurich Insurance went from pilot to project with AI, IoT...

Monika Schulze, global head of marketing at Zurich Insurance, discusses AI, augmented reality and the challenges of innovating in a conservative industry. Tell us about...

Healthcare

AI machine diagnoses skin cancer, could be used in smartphones

Scientists at Stanford University, USA, have developed a method for diagnosing skin cancer with artificial intelligence (AI) that could also be used in smartphones. Using...

Manufacturing

French railway operator SNCF signs up IBM Watson IoT

French railway operator SNCF claims using IBM Watson Internet of Things (IoT) on IBM Cloud will enable it to deliver a better customer experience and...

Retail

Amazon Prime Air exploring drone delivery by parachute

Global e-commerce company Amazon has been granted a patent that will allow it to deliver packages into consumer's homes via parachute, according to CNN. The...

Transport & Logistics

Deutsche Post DHL, Huawei sign connected supply chain partnership

Mail and logistics company Deutsche Post DHL (DPDHL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with telecoms equipment manufacturer Huawei to develop a range of...