News

BT and Hitachi join forces to develop IoT products

UK-based telecommunications giant BT and Hitachi Vantara, a subsidiary of Japanese multinational conglomerate company Hitachi, are teaming up to develop industrial and enterprise Internet...

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

Matternet to launch medical drone delivery in Switzerland

Back in March, logistics company Matternet was granted permission to launch a drone delivery service over populated areas in Switzerland. Now, with the unveiling...

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...