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Malek Murison is a writer, editor and tech journalist based in London. www.malekmurisonmedia.com

Microsoft and Facebook team up on open-source AI

In a change of course, Microsoft is to start working more closely with Facebook on open-source AI. The two companies had previously been competing,...

IMF makes the case for state-backed digital currency

International Monetary Fund (IMF) director Christine Lagarde has used a speech at the Singapore Fintech Festival to explore the case for state-backed digital currencies. The future...

Microsoft, Tencent, Intel race to develop autonomous greenhouses

The world's population is expected to increase by another two and a half billion to 10 billion by 2055. At the same time, the...

Google Cloud unveils new tools to democratise AI

The appetite to take advantage of artificial intelligence (AI) has never been greater among business leaders. According to market research firm IDC, global spending on...

Wearable sensor tracks blood-oxygen levels for real-time analysis

Engineers at the University of California, Berkeley, have developed a wearable sensor capable of mapping blood-oxygen levels through the skin. The device could be used...

Banks partner on first syndicated loan using blockchain

Spanish bank BBVA has partnered with co-lenders MUFG of Japan and BNP Paribas of France to arrange a syndicated loan using the Hyperledger and Ethereum blockchains. €150m was...

£10m of UK government IoT funding lost in the machine

In March 2015, the then UK chancellor George Osbourne announced the Internet of Things UK Research and Innovation Programme. The initiative was to be led...

Volvo and Baidu partner on autonomous taxi project

Swedish vehicle manufacturer Volvo is teaming up with Chinese technology giant Baidu to build autonomous taxis. Together they are aiming to launch a level...

DJI cements drone industry dominance with new enterprise products

Chinese drone manufacturer DJI is estimated to have more than a 70 percent share of the global drone hardware market. Competitors from Europe, Asia, and...

Facebook working on augmented reality headset

Intel and Google are just two of the technology giants to have tried and failed to take the concept of smart glasses into the...

Robots introduced to rail platforms in the UK and Japan

The influx of robots into the workplace tends to conjure images of automated warehouses and monotonous tasks taken over by an army of soulless...

Lyft’s self-driving ambitions become reality, buys Blue Vision

Ride-sharing platform Lyft is already competing with Uber in cities around the world to provide on-demand mobility. But this week, the San Francisco company...
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