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IoT ramps up cyber security risk, says in-depth report

A new report finds that most organisations lack the right mix of strategy and execution to tackle rising threats to cybersecurity. And the Internet...

Retail IoT: Why Vodafone’s digital fitting rooms are a good fit...

Chris Middleton reports on how the latest retail application of digital mirrors reflects a shift towards customer engagement and smart supply chains on the...

SpaceX wins backing to build broadband network using satellites

Test launch approved for Saturday onboard Falcon 9 rocket. SpaceX, the company founded by entrepreneur Elon Musk, has received backing from the US communications regulator...

Crypto mining: Why IoT users should worry about NVIDIA’s stock price

Chris Middleton explains why gamblers' rush to stockpile GPUs to mine cryptocurrencies and run blockchains is creating distortions in the real world. At the...

Analysis: Airbus’ Skyways delivery drone completes first flight demo (VIDEO)

Airbus’ unmanned drone delivery project, Skyways, has completed a successful demonstration flight in Singapore. A full-scale trial is pencilled in for later this year.  For an...

On your bike, GPS! Is Sigfox a better low-power location service?...

Four decades on and still going strong, but is GPS the right positioning system for the IoT? Nik Rawlinson looks at how a range...

South Korea most automated nation on earth, says report. The UK?...

South Korea trumps Japan and Germany in robotics, with the US also lagging behind in the top 10. Meanwhile, China is on the march....

VIDEO: Watch humanoid robots ski at 2018 Winter Olympics

(Video courtesy of Robert McGregor.) Robots have been taking to the ski slopes at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea (see video). Humanoid machines...

Analysis: Oracle says autonomy now, AI with everything by 2020

Oracle is automating and AI-enables its cloud platform. But is AI simply the new direct debit? Chris Middleton reports. Oracle has announced that it is...

Analysis: Why Uber and Waymo parked their self-drive dispute

Dispute comes to abrupt end as Uber pays out $245 million to self-driving rival. Uber and Waymo have settled their dispute over stolen trade secrets. The...

Amazon takes on UPS and FedEx – and catches Theresa May’s...

Amazon's ambitions in the delivery sector finally reveal what Jeff Bezos has been building in plain sight: a global hyper-company. No wonder Theresa May...

Fitbit and Apple Watch can help predict diabetes, says report

Smart watches just got smarter, according to a new study of the use of wearables to predict the risk of medical conditions, including diabetes,...