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Andrew Hobbs

Andrew Hobbs
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New Zealand rejects Huawei’s 5G bid over national security concerns

New Zealand’s intelligence agency has rejected a request from telecommunications services provider Spark to use 5G equipment from Chinese technology company Huawei, due to...

Hiber launches nano-satellites for global IoT coverage

Dutch satellite company Hiber will launch its first ‘HiberBand’ nano-satellites over the next few days, delivering connectivity to remote locations around the world. The Dutch...

Interview | Bloodhound’s Mark Chapman on taking smart manufacturing to 1,000mph

Bloodhound is a fast jet, Formula 1 car and space rocket rolled into one. At full speed, the supersonic vehicle will cover a mile...

Will Big Tech make retail banking obsolete?

One of the key topics to emerge out of this year’s Internet of Banking & Payments is the threat posed by Big Tech and...

Mastercard’s Veronika Colucci says the wearable payments revolution is here

Andrew Hobbs reports live from Internet of Banking & Payments 2018, as director of product development at Mastercard, Veronika Colucci, reveals how PSD2 and technological...

UK government report reveals cybersecurity efforts ‘lack political leadership’

The Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy has published a damning report on the UK’s critical national infrastructure, citing an absence of government...

Analysis | Google takes over DeepMind Health’s Streams, amid controversy

DeepMind Health, and its Streams app, are being brought under the direct control of Google, in a move that fuels past controversies around patient...

Analysis | Alibaba plans to make cloud computing its ‘main business’

Chinese e-commerce, media and technology giant Alibaba is planning to follow in the footsteps of Amazon and have its cloud computing business surpass its...

Ericsson, Einride, Telia connecting self-driving trucks with 5G

Networking provider Ericsson and Swedish telco Telia, in partnership with autonomous transportation company Einride, are demonstrating how driverless trucks can be enhanced with 5G...

AT&T and Prevas team up on IoT for industrial automation

US telecommunications company AT&T has partnered with Swedish IT and engineering firm Prevas to create IoT solutions for industrial and healthcare environments. The three-year deal...

Sir Tim Berners-Lee launches new ‘Contract for the Web’

Founder of The World Wide Web Foundation, and internet originator, Sir Tim Berners-Lee has announced a new campaign and a contract dubbed a ‘Magna...

Autonomous cars: Uber reveals ‘valuable lessons’ in safety report

Uber Advanced Technologies Group has released a report that outlines the company’s commitment to it’s self-driving vehicle strategy and what it’s doing to insure...
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