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Freddie Roberts

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UK government pushes forward with driverless vehicles program

The UK government has announced a cash injection for a consortium aiming to get driverless cars on our roads by 2019. Since announcing its £100 million Intelligent...

Dunelm boosts supply chain operations with IoT and SAP

IoB speaks to Gavin Chappell, supply chain and merchandising director at UK home furnishing retailer Dunelm, about the challenge of managing supply chain and...

OT meets IT with ABB, IBM industrial IoT partnership

Swiss robotics and automation company ABB has announced a partnership with the artificial intelligence (AI) experts at IBM Watson. The 'strategic collaboration' will combine ABB's...

UK start-up Babylon raises $60m for AI-based doctor app

UK start-up Babylon, which specializes in remote health applications, has doubled its valuation in its latest funding round, raising $60 million. The funding brings the...

Digital tech keeps Brits fighting fit, says TCS

Digital technology is keeping Britain fit, according to a survey by IT consultancy Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). TCS, two-time sponsors of the London Marathon, which...

MoD looking at delivery drones to resupply front-line troops

The UK government Ministry of Defence (MoD) is exploring the possible use of drones as a means to resupply soldiers on the front line. As...

Malwar! Hajime IoT botnet fights back against Mirai

A new malware worm known as Hajime has infected as many as 10,000 IoT devices, but has so far caused no damage. Discovered by security...

AWS makes Amazon Lex AI available to customers

Amazon Web Services (AWS), the cloud computing arm of e-commerce giant Amazon, has made Amazon Lex available to all customers. Amazon Lex is an artificial...

Facebook brings augmented reality to its 2 billion users

Social networking company Facebook has launched an augmented reality (AR) platform which will allow developers to generate custom filters and effects for the camera...

Australian start-up Freestyle to deploy smart water meters in South Korea

Australian IoT start-up, Freestyle Technology, has signed a deal to provide smart water meters to a county in South Korea. According to the Australian Financial...

Smart city of Aarhus uses Bluetooth sensors to improve traffic flows

Aarhus, Denmark's second largest city, is using Bluetooth sensors to gain better insights on congestion and to optimize traffic light signals. Aarhus is a city...

GE Digital’s Deborah Sherry: “Investing in IIoT always pays off.”

Internet of Business caught up with Deborah Sherry, chief commercial officer and general manager at GE Digital Europe, a driving force behind the 125-year old company's industrial IoT...