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Malek Murison

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

JD.com launches robot delivery in China

Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com has taken a big step towards logistics automation, introducing a robot delivery service at several universities around the country.  The prospect...

Drone defibrillator ready to take off and save lives

The prospect of any drone delivery network is complicated by privacy concerns and a lack of infrastructure. But when lives are on the line,...

SoftBank acquires Google robotics specialists Boston Dynamics and Schaft

Japanese telecoms giant SoftBank is acquiring two robotics companies from Google parent company Alphabet: Boston Dynamics and Schaft.  Japanese billionaire and SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son's passion for...

FliteTrak launches smart seating for aircraft cabins

UK aerospace company FliteTrak is launching smart seating technology that it claims will revolutionize cabin metrics and maintenance.  The increasing level of technology wired into aircraft...

Sweat-sensing wearable startup Kenzen raises $5m from investors

Kenzen is developing a health monitoring wearable and has already received attention and strategic investment from a number of interested parties.  San Francisco-based health-tech start-up Kenzen has successfully raised...

IoT on the farm: automated cow milking and more

IoT technology is giving farmers more time to spend on their most important tasks and, at last, the promise of more sociable working hours. With...

NASA tests drone traffic control system across the US

US space agency NASA and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are working together on an air traffic control system for commercial drone services.  The concept...

IKEA to launch smart light compatibility with Alexa, Siri and Google

Furniture and home decor retailer IKEA has announced that its smart lighting range is about to get a whole lot smarter. The Trådfri product line...

Stonelin launches IoT trackers for social care and logistics

UK-based electronic device start-up Stonelin is set to launch three connected trackers with assistance from Orange Business Services.  Smart tracking is one of the most obvious...

TeleRetail makes plans to transform logistics and delivery

Swiss start-up TeleRetail is testing a delivery robot capable of travelling up to fifty miles. Smart cities need smarter logistics systems if they are to achieve the...

Airbus launches commercial drone service Airbus Aerial

Airbus has launched a commercial drone service, Airbus Aerial, which will bring together small drone technology, high-altitude unmanned aircraft, satellite infrastructure and analytics software.  Few...

Parrot revamps consumer drones for commercial market

French tech company Parrot has revamped two of its recreational drones and launched several new packages to appeal to commercial pilots and small businesses.  Parrot, a...