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Andrew Hobbs

Andrew Hobbs
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Exclusive | Cisco: AI in the office, and the future of...

In a UK exclusive, Cisco invited Internet of Business to its R&D labs in Oslo, Norway, to learn how the company is striving to...

MIT’s $1 billion plan for AI college: What’s at stake?

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has announced a new college, backed by a $1 billion commitment to AI. The MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of...

MOBI launches Grand Challenge for blockchain in transport sector

Transport industry blockchain consortium the Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative (MOBI) and the Trusted IoT Alliance (TIoTA) have jointly launched a new initiative to spur...

Google Next 2018: Air Asia & Airbus reaching new heights in...

Despite the usual fanfare, London's iteration of Google Next 2018 lacked the headline announcements that punctuated the San Francisco event in July. Instead, it...

Google Next 2018: How Google’s new Edge TPU is transforming quality...

Andrew Hobbs delves into Google’s latest edge computing developments at Cloud Next 2018, and sits down with Product Lead Indranil Chakraborty to discuss how...

JEDI: Google withdraws from Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud competition

Google has dropped out of a competition to secure a Pentagon contract dubbed the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud (JEDI), saying that the project...

Women in tech: VR initiative calls for gender equality

20 influential women working in the UK VR industry have come together to create a vision for the future of VR. The initiative was...

Iron Ox launches world’s first fully-autonomous farm

Californian robotics company Iron Ox claims to be ‘reinventing farming from the ground up’, as it unveils an autonomous indoor farm that leverages the...

US hospital deploys Moxi robot to support nurses

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas has become the first US hospital to deploy Moxi, a ‘socially intelligent’ robot from Diligent Robotics, designed to...

Fog computing could enable smart firefighting, says US research

The rapid decision-making and real-time data requirements of firefighting will see emergency services increasingly turn to fog computing, according to a US university. Wayne State...

VW & Microsoft partnership reveals automotive cloud future

Volkswagen and Microsoft have announced a partnership that promises a connected, seamless transition from home to vehicle. The future of transportation by road is electric...

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...
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