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Freddie Roberts

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Reporter for Internet of Business

IoT project brings clean, safe water to thousands in Africa

In recognition of World Water Day, Internet of Business looks at how IoT technologies can help to bring clean water to people in Africa. According to figures from...

Morrisons uses artificial intelligence to stock its stores and drive sales

UK supermarket Morrisons is using artificial intelligence from predictive applications company Blue Yonder to replenish stock in its stores. In a bid to drive efficiency...

UK council joins Waze Connected Citizens Partner program to ease traffic...

Oxfordshire County Council, UK, has teamed up with the people behind the free social traffic and navigation app, Waze (owned by Google), in a bid...

24-hour drone unit to assist crime-fighting in Devon and Cornwall

This summer, Devon and Cornwall Police, UK, are set to launch the first 24-hour drone unit to assist with crime fighting. The 'flying squad', as...

Smart city development now a global phenomenon, says Navigant Research

There are more than 250 smart city projects underway across 178 cities around the world, according to a new report from market research company Navigant Research. The Smart City...

Smart energy systems to help tackle fuel poverty on Isles of...

A £10.8 million ($13.3 million) smart energy project is being implemented to tackle fuel poverty and support full energy independence on the Isles of Scilly, UK. The...

Bosch and Nvidia to develop AI-powered autonomous vehicle system

German engineering and electronics company, Bosch, has teamed up with US semiconductor company Nvidia to develop an artificial intelligence (AI) system for autonomous vehicles. Speaking at...

IoT start-up EVRYTHNG secures $24.8 million in second round of funding

IoT smart products platform, EVRYTHNG, has closed its Series B funding round with $24.8 million, led by San Francisco-based investment firm Sway Ventures. Toronto-based Generation Ventures...

National Grid teams with Google DeepMind on power efficiency mission

The United Kingdom's National Grid, which connects households to their energy supply, is assessing the use of Google's DeepMind artificial intelligence (AI) technology to better...

Birmingham Airport uses IoT to monitor queues and keep passengers happy

The UK's Birmingham Airport has implemented a solution to accurately measure queues and predict waiting times, following its busiest year to date. The airport saw...

Comcast completes Icontrol deal, outlines roadmap

Comcast Cable Communications, the cable television division of global media and telecoms company Comcast, has acquired smart home platform provider Icontrol Networks' Converge IoT...

WikiLeaks discloses details of CIA hacking IoT, mobile devices

In the first part of a Vault 7 leak series, the anonymous publishers of secret information at WikiLeaks have released documents containing information acquired...