News

Britain’s motorways lag when it comes to 4G connectivity, says report

This week, leading network benchmarking specialist Global Wireless Solutions (GWS) published the findings of its recent nationwide, in-car connectivity test. The company conducted the test in...

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

OT meets IT with ABB, IBM industrial IoT partnership

Swiss robotics and automation company ABB has announced a partnership with the artificial intelligence (AI) experts at IBM Watson. The 'strategic collaboration' will combine ABB's...

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...