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Beecham Research launches new tool for selecting IoT platforms

From ThingWorx to Cisco IoT Cloud Connect, AWS IoT to Microsoft Azure IoT, there's a bewildering array of IoT platforms on the market. More than...

More than two-thirds of consumers are concerned about IoT device security

More than two-thirds (69 percent) of US and UK consumers are concerned about the security of their personal data with Internet of Things (IoT)...

Nvidia expands AI ecosystem with six new start-ups

US microprocessor company Nvidia has added six artificial intelligence (AI) start-ups to its investment portfolio over the last 12 months. Announced in a blog post this...

MIT Media Lab unveils autonomous construction platform

An autonomous robot under development at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) could provide the blueprint for construction projects of the future. The Digital Construction...

UK government pushes forward with driverless vehicles program

The UK government has announced a cash injection for a consortium aiming to get driverless cars on our roads by 2019. Since announcing its £100 million Intelligent...

British public would be happy to use AI to relieve NHS...

A survey published this week suggests that the British public’s attitudes to healthcare technologies is  changing dramatically. The study, which was conducted in March by Censuswide and...

Intelligent hand-dryer collects bathroom-break data

Drying your hands after a bathroom break may never be the same again. A new smart product, the AdDryer from Savortex, promises to blast users with advertisements,...

OT meets IT with ABB, IBM industrial IoT partnership

Swiss robotics and automation company ABB has announced a partnership with the artificial intelligence (AI) experts at IBM Watson. The 'strategic collaboration' will combine ABB's...

Autonomous, electric Lilium Jet takes off in skies above Bavaria

Aviation start-up Lilium has completed maiden test flights of its electric vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) passenger jet near Munich, Germany.  It's not often that one...

UK start-up Babylon raises $60m for AI-based doctor app

UK start-up Babylon, which specializes in remote health applications, has doubled its valuation in its latest funding round, raising $60 million. The funding brings the...

BrickerBot ‘creator’ claims two million IoT devices have been destroyed

BrickerBot, a piece of malware designed to damage insecure IoT devices so badly that they become useless, has now 'bricked' as many as two million devices, according...

Linux Foundation EdgeX Foundry aims to ‘unpickle’ IoT interoperability

The new EdgeX Foundry project aims to unify the IoT marketplace, but with so many groups already having tried and never quite succeeded, could...