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Malek Murison

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Malek Murison is a freelance writer, editor and tech journalist based in London.

UK students develop drone traffic management system

One of the biggest challenges facing commercial drone applications such as delivery is the lack of a traffic management system to monitor their movements....

Choice Hotels selects AT&T as connectivity provider

AT&T has been chosen by the Choice Hotels group to provide Wi-Fi and other connectivity solutions to its thousands of hotels around the world.  Selecting...

US Army grounds DJI drones over ‘cyber vulnerabilities’

The world's leading drone manufacturer, Dà-Jiang Innovations (DJI), has been grounded by the US Army over concerns surrounding 'cyber vulnerabilities'.  A US Army memo first published...

Inmarsat research: skills gap threatens IoT innovation in energy sector

New research from satellite communications provider Inmarsat suggests that a skills gap in fields such as data security, analytical data science and technical support...

Facebook AI project halted after bots invent new language

Facebook has closed down two bots as part of a project teaching AI negotiation skills. The chatbots developed a new shorthand and began to communicate...

Underwater robot assists with Fukushima clean-up

In March 2011, a magnitude 9.0 earthquake and ensuing tsunami combined to cause a nuclear disaster at the Fukushima power plant in Japan. As...

Dutch city of Dordrecht uses IoT for smart city planning

IoT gateways have been used as part of a smart city research project in the Dutch municipality of Dordrecht. Sensors were introduced to monitor pedestrians,...

Upskill’s augmented reality tech makes impact at GE

In the world of engineering, even small mistakes can cost millions further down the line. General Electric (GE) is using augmented reality technology in...

ZMP CarriRo robot to deliver sushi in Japan

Sushi lovers are no strangers to food on demand – but now Japanese robotics company ZMP is moving from conveyor belts to autonomous robot...

MIT start-up mPath reads consumer emotions and impulses

The MIT Media Lab has been the birthplace of many forward-looking technologies. Start-up mPath is taking one of them forward and developing wearables that...

Amazon Echo assumed responsible for successful 911 call

In March, Arkansas police ordered Amazon to hand over data from one of its smart home devices as part of a murder investigation. In...

UCSD engineers develop near-zero-power sensor for ‘unawearables’

Electrical engineers at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), have unveiled a temperature sensor capable of running on just 113 picowatts of power:...