IBM & Maersk launch blockchain shipping solution TradeLens, with a splash

Following on from their January 2018 commitment to develop a blockchain solution for international cargo transportation, Maersk and IBM have launched TradeLens. The shipping tool...

Citizens Advice calls for smart meter deadline extension

The UK’s provider of free, impartial guidance on matters ranging from finance and employment, to housing and benefits, has emplored the government to postpone...

Lack of targeted solutions tempering IoT adoption, says report

Enterprise customers have tempered their expectations about the pace of IoT adoption. That's the conclusion drawn from the latest report from global management consultancy...

Digital Catapult forms AI ethics committee

Digital Catapult, the UK’s leading advanced digital technology innovation centre, has appointed the country’s first applied artificial intelligence (AI) ethics committee, in order to...

UK rail and tech companies team up on data, advanced travel...

UK rail and tech companies are to work more closely, with greater amounts of real-time information enabling more capable travel apps. Under new plans announced...

Flytrex & Aha expand Icelandic drone delivery service

In August 2017, Icelandic online retailer Aha partnered with Israeli startup Flytrex to ferry packages from one side of Reykjavik to the other as...

Critical security flaws found in popular medical records software

The world’s most widely-used open-source electronic health records solution OpenEMR has been found to contain 18 cybersecurity vulnerabilities. The software, employed by medical practices...

Siemens snaps up Mendix in smart factory move

Siemens execs hope to attract more users to the company's Mindsphere industrial IoT (IIoT) platform with the acquisition of low-code, rapid application development platform...

Is Facebook asking banks to share users’ financial data?

Facebook has reportedly approached several large US banks, asking them to share detailed financial data about their customers, including bank balances and card transactions. In...

Ford looks to motion tracking bodysuits to aid factory workers

Workers at a Ford car plant are wearing skin-tight bodysuits equipped with sensors to help improve their postures and enhance productivity. Employees at Ford’s Valencia...

China dominating rest of world in cloud & AI patents

A machine learning-driven analysis platform has examined 100 million cloud and AI-related intellectual property rights, and discovered that Chinese companies filed eight times as...

Infineon and Alibaba Cloud team up on IoT

German semiconductor company Infineon Technologies has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing subsidiary of the Chinese technology giant. The pair...
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