Authors Posts by Andrew Hobbs

Andrew Hobbs

Andrew Hobbs
159 POSTS
Deputy Editor & Publisher

Insurance: InsurTech collaboration is key to the future

Insurance companies are increasingly seizing the opportunities presented by InsurTech disruptors, rather than warning against the challenges they pose. The shift has seen an increase...

Microsoft announces Windows support for ROS robotics development

Microsoft is demonstrating greater commitment to robotics by announcing Windows support for the Robot Operating System (ROS) and joining an industrial consortium. ROS is a...

Internet of Things Community forms Healthcare IoT Centre of Excellence

NEWSBYTE: The Internet of Things Community, which claims to be the world’s largest group of corporate executives, IoT professionals and practitioners, has announced a...

Exclusive: Monzo’s Simon Vans-Colina on Open Banking & APIs | Q&A

As digital, mobile-only bank Monzo passes one million users, Simon Vans-Colina talks to Andrew Hobbs about what a truly modern provider looks like in...

John Hancock pushes fitness tracking for life insurance policies

North American life insurance provider John Hancock is to link life insurance policies to holders’ fitness trackers, in what it claims is a drive...

World banking report: Banks challenged by tech alternatives

UPDATED As customers of high street banks NatWest and RBS in the UK found themselves unable to bank online or from their mobiles on...

UK government calls for regulation of cryptocurrency ‘Wild West’

The UK government's Treasury Committee has called for greater regulation of cryptocurrencies, citing volatile prices, hacking vulnerabilities, minimal consumer protection, and money laundering risks...

Electric transport: Lucid takes on Tesla with $1 billion Saudi investment

Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) has committed $1 billion to electric vehicle maker and Tesla challenger, Lucid Motors. The investment follows Elon Musk’s decision...

Nvidia A.I. generates synthetic MRIs to train medical diagnostic systems

Researchers have developed a deep learning system that can create artificial magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans to use in the training of AI diagnostic...

Babylon brings A.I. to chronic disease management, invests $100m

Digital healthcare specialist Babylon has announced plans to invest $100 million to create a multi-disciplinary team dedicated to building next-generation, AI-powered healthcare technologies. The move...

A.I. | Transparent neural network boasts human-like reasoning

MIT researchers claim to have created an AI model that sets a new standard for understanding how a neural network makes decisions. The team from...

5G: T-Mobile, Ericsson ink $3.5 billion deal, Verizon, Vodafone advance

US network carrier T-Mobile and networking and telecoms provider Ericsson have signed a multi-year contract worth £3.5 billion. The deal will see Ericsson support T-Mobile’s...
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