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...

Analysis | Alibaba plans to make cloud computing its ‘main business’

Chinese e-commerce, media and technology giant Alibaba is planning to follow in the footsteps of Amazon and have its cloud computing business surpass its...

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...

Ericsson, Einride, Telia connecting self-driving trucks with 5G

Networking provider Ericsson and Swedish telco Telia, in partnership with autonomous transportation company Einride, are demonstrating how driverless trucks can be enhanced with 5G...

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...

AT&T and Prevas team up on IoT for industrial automation

US telecommunications company AT&T has partnered with Swedish IT and engineering firm Prevas to create IoT solutions for industrial and healthcare environments. The three-year deal...

Sir Tim Berners-Lee launches new ‘Contract for the Web’

Founder of The World Wide Web Foundation, and internet originator, Sir Tim Berners-Lee has announced a new campaign and a contract dubbed a ‘Magna...

Autonomous cars: Uber reveals ‘valuable lessons’ in safety report

Uber Advanced Technologies Group has released a report that outlines the company’s commitment to it’s self-driving vehicle strategy and what it’s doing to insure...

AI: Researchers use machine learning to find source of viruses

Scientists have developed a machine learning algorithm that may help find the original hosts of viruses. It is hoped that the new tool could...

Intel & Tencent team up on AI-enabled cameras for retail

Chinese tech giant Tencent has partnered with Intel to create artificial intelligence-enhanced cameras that provide insights into retail environments. The collaboration will initially see Tencent...

£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...
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