News

Aon: Insurtech start-ups will help, not disrupt, insurance stalwarts

Expertise in IoT, robotics, artificial intelligence and advanced analytics will be the defining feature of the most successful insurance companies of the future –...

Banking & Payments

Bank of America, FitPay partner to speed up wearable payments

Bank of America and contactless payment platform provider FitPay have agreed to extend wearables payment services to the bank's customers. The collaboration between Bank of America and...

Insurance

Concirrus on a Quest to help marine insurers manage risk

A new, AI-powered analytics platform from Concirrus, called Quest, tracks vessel movements and combines it with insurance details and weather data to help marine...

Health

Samsung debuts wearable tech for health and safety

Samsung has launched several B2B solutions at Mobile World Congress Americas targeting health and safety to protect people at work and at home. Samsung has...

Manufacturing

AkzoNobel unveils smart and sustainable paint factory

Last week, Dutch paints and performance coatings company AkzoNobel officially opened a new factory in Ashington, Northumberland. Costing more than £100 million to build,...

Retail

Ocado launches Alexa app for voice-activated online shopping

Online grocery retailer Ocado has announced it will be the first supermarket in the UK to launch an app for the voice-controlled personal assistant,...

Transportation

Globalsat Group and Inmarsat help Valec build Brazilian railway

Brazilian railway company Valec taps into the power of satellite communications while connecting Brazil from north to south. Building a railway is never easy. Operatives need to stay...