Nvidia and IBM team up on open source machine learning

NEWSBYTE IBM has announced a new partnership with AI and GPU hardware giant Nvidia, bringing the latter’s Rapids open source data science toolkit into...

Ricardo and partners get major UK EV battery tech project underway

Global engineering consultancy Ricardo is working with researchers at Ilika, UCL and the Centre for Process Innovation to develop a solid-state lithium-ion battery for...

Google Next 2018: How Google’s new Edge TPU is transforming quality...

Andrew Hobbs delves into Google’s latest edge computing developments at Cloud Next 2018, and sits down with Product Lead Indranil Chakraborty to discuss how...

JEDI: Google withdraws from Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud competition

Google has dropped out of a competition to secure a Pentagon contract dubbed the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud (JEDI), saying that the project...

Women in tech: VR initiative calls for gender equality

20 influential women working in the UK VR industry have come together to create a vision for the future of VR. The initiative was...

Microsoft makes Infer.NET machine learning framework open source

Microsoft has made its cross-platform framework for model-based machine learning, Infer.NET, available on GitHub under the permissive MIT license for free use in commercial applications. The...

Iron Ox launches world’s first fully-autonomous farm

Californian robotics company Iron Ox claims to be ‘reinventing farming from the ground up’, as it unveils an autonomous indoor farm that leverages the...

US scraps driverless car regulations, redefines concept of ‘driver’

The US is scrapping autonomous tech regulations and opening up driverless car tests across the whole country, in a new policy that redefines the...

US hospital deploys Moxi robot to support nurses

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas has become the first US hospital to deploy Moxi, a ‘socially intelligent’ robot from Diligent Robotics, designed to...

Fog computing could enable smart firefighting, says US research

The rapid decision-making and real-time data requirements of firefighting will see emergency services increasingly turn to fog computing, according to a US university. Wayne State...

World Space Week: How satellites, data analytics are saving the planet

UPDATED 5 OCTOBER World Space Week began on Thursday 4 October – a global series of events hosted by the United Nations. This year’s theme:...

Toyota, SoftBank announce new driverless vehicles joint venture, MONET

We're in the MONET: Two of Japan’s biggest names, SoftBank and Toyota, have announced an autonomous vehicles joint venture. The companies will team up to...
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