Facebook developing chips for AI and own-brand IoT devices

When Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sat before Congress like a besuited rabbit in 100 senators’ headlights, he was famously asked by Orrin Hatch how...

Software AG brings Cumulocity IoT platform to Telefonica, London buses

UPDATED German software engineering company Software AG has teamed up with Spanish telecommunications giant Telefonica, to deliver end-to-end digital transformation and Internet of Things...

IBM results underline shift to cognitive services – and falling profits

IBM’s Q1 2018 results reveal that cognitive and cloud services are leading overall revenue increases at the enterprise services giant. This is Big Blue’s...

Alibaba makes inroads with autonomous vehicle tests

Following in the tyre tracks of domestic rivals Baidu and Tencent, Chinese technology giant Alibaba is the latest company to hit the road with driverless...

Tata Communications rolls out new IoT network for Africa

Digital infrastructure provider Tata Communications has teamed up with South Africa-based IT services firm Dreamtime Technologies to roll out an IoT-supporting network throughout Africa....

Facebook & Microsoft pledge not to aid government cyber attacks

Over 30 technology companies have signed a new accord, promising to protect all customers – citizens and businesses – from government or state agency...

IBM unveils new machine learning security tools

IBM has launched a range of new machine learning-based security tools that it says can help firms identify and fight off cyber attacks. The company...

Research questions accuracy of drone data in agriculture

Farmers keen to adopt drone technology to improve crop health should be wary of 'off the shelf' aerial products, according to researchers at the University...

Microsoft, MediaTek launch new family of Azure Sphere IoT chips

Fabless semiconductor provider MediaTek has announced that it has collaborated with Microsoft to deliver the first of a new family of ARM-based Azure Sphere...

Twilio launches Programmable Wireless service for IoT developers

Cloud communications platform Twilio has announced the global availability of Twilio Programmable Wireless. The company claims it is the first cellular communications platform that uses...

Hackers steal casino’s customer data via connected fish tank

NEWSBYTE CEO of cybersecurity company Darktrace, Nicole Eagan, has shared details of an embarrassing casino data breach. The anecdote appears to epitomise the flaws...

Industry, government, academia to create global smart city roadmap

New plan to plot a roadmap for urban transformation. A research programme has been launched to provide city leaders around the world with a roadmap...