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Chris Middleton

Chris Middleton
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Chris Middleton is former editor of Internet of Business, and now a contributor to the title. He specialises in robotics, AI, the IoT, blockchain, and technology strategy. He is also former editor of Computing, Computer Business Review, and Professional Outsourcing, among others, and is a contributing editor to Diginomica, Computing, and Hack & Craft News. Over the years, he has also written for Computer Weekly, The Guardian, The Times, PC World, I-CIO, V3, The Inquirer, and Blockchain News, among many others. He is an acknowledged robotics expert who has appeared on BBC TV and radio, ITN, and Talk Radio, and is probably the only tech journalist in the UK to own a number of humanoid robots, which he hires out to events, exhibitions, universities, and schools. Chris has also chaired conferences on robotics, AI, IoT investment, digital marketing, blockchain, and space technologies, and has spoken at numerous other events.

Intel partners with Arm on IoT chips, Rolls-Royce on autonomous ships

Rival semiconductor producers Intel and Arm have agreed to collaborate to manage networks of connected devices based on their chips. Reuters reports that Britain’s IP...

IoT security: Government unveils Code of Practice – but it’s voluntary

Internet of Business says The UK government has launched a new voluntary Code of Practice for the manufacturers of Internet of Things devices, with the...

US scraps driverless car regulations, redefines concept of ‘driver’

The US is scrapping autonomous tech regulations and opening up driverless car tests across the whole country, in a new policy that redefines the...

World Space Week: How satellites, data analytics are saving the planet

UPDATED 5 OCTOBER World Space Week began on Thursday 4 October – a global series of events hosted by the United Nations. This year’s theme:...

Toyota, SoftBank announce new driverless vehicles joint venture, MONET

We're in the MONET: Two of Japan’s biggest names, SoftBank and Toyota, have announced an autonomous vehicles joint venture. The companies will team up to...

Digital Street: HM Land Registry tests blockchain for property conveyancing

The Land Registry is partnering with digital transformation software company Methods to examine the potential use of blockchain in property conveyancing and land ownership...

Health tech: UK announces Digital Health Catalyst competition winners

A number of breakthrough technologies to revolutionise UK healthcare are a step closer to becoming reality this morning following a national competition, according to...

How Sir Tim Berners-Lee plans to give the Web back to...

As Sir Tim Berners-Lee launches a new initiative, Solid, that aims to reset the connected world in citizens' favour, Chris Middleton explains what the...

Elon Musk out as Tesla chair, in $40m fraud settlement

UPDATED Elon Musk is to step down as chairman of electric car maker Tesla after agreeing a deal with the US Securities and Exchange...

IBM launches Watson IoT services for agriculture, industry, supply chain

Controlling and scaling massive Internet of Things (IoT) installations is difficult, especially in asset-rich organisations, such as industrial and manufacturing companies. More, with each connected...

Google at bay: CEO Sundar Pichai faces his US government accusers

Updated 4 October Internet of Business says Google turned 20 this month, but its CEO was not celebrating on 28 September, as he found himself facing...

Spark to a flame: Tesla’s Elon Musk sued for securities fraud

For the latest on this story, please turn to this update. Elon Musk, founder and CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, is in trouble in the...
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