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Ocado trials driverless CargoPod for last-mile grocery deliveries

Online grocery retailer Ocado has announced that its Ocado Technology unit has conducted a “very successful” driverless deliveries trial on the streets of the...

Banking & Payments

Visa study: US consumers ready to pay with connected devices

Two-thirds of US consumers are happy to use a connected device to make a payment when shopping and more than three out of four...

Insurance

UK insurance market lags on digital, says LexisNexis

The UK insurance market needs to adopt digitization faster – or risk losing out to new, more automated players, according to a new study...

Health

Manufacturing

ABB innovation challenge sees six start-ups win funding

Swiss-Swedish power and automation company ABB and IdeaHub, an innovation platform, have identified six start-ups for funding via an 'innovation challenge'. The two companies kicked...

Retail

Amazon patents inner-city drone delivery towers

Online retailer turned technology giant Amazon has applied for a patent for a multi-level fulfillment center to support its drone delivery business. The patent, published...

Transportation

MIT drive/fly prototype could represent future of transport

A team at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab has released a paper showcasing a new method of transport. The drone/car hybrid prototypes...