News

UK government pushes forward with driverless vehicles program

The UK government has announced a cash injection for a consortium aiming to get driverless cars on our roads by 2019. Since announcing its £100 million Intelligent...

Banking

Mastercard signs up five new fintech start-ups

Global payments company Mastercard has invested in five new fintech start-ups specializing in the future of commerce. Three of the start-ups selected are focused on...

Insurance

AWS makes Amazon Lex AI available to customers

Amazon Web Services (AWS), the cloud computing arm of e-commerce giant Amazon, has made Amazon Lex available to all customers. Amazon Lex is an artificial...

Healthcare

Verily announces smartwatch to transform clinical research

Verily, the life sciences unit of Google parent company Alphabet, has announced a smartwatch aimed at transforming care platforms and clinical research. The Study Watch,...

Manufacturing

BrickerBot ‘creator’ claims two million IoT devices have been destroyed

BrickerBot, a piece of malware designed to damage insecure IoT devices so badly that they become useless, has now 'bricked' as many as two million devices, according...

Retail

Shoppermotion uses “previously unavailable” IoT data to transform retail

Real-time mapping technology provider Shoppermotion is using big data company Cloudera's Enterprise Data Hub to power its IoT tool for retailers. The Spanish company, which helps brands...

Transport & Logistics

Airbus and Italdesign unveil modular smart city transport

Italdesign and Airbus have launched an ambitious transport concept at the Geneva Motor Show.  Airbus is heavily invested in the notion of flying cars. Its...