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Mixed Reality: Microsoft HoloLens summer school launches

The University of Hull and mixed reality (MR) development platform VISR have launched a Microsoft HoloLens summer school, known as the Mixed Reality Accelerator. The...

Robotics roundtable: Should robots look like humans, or like machines?

Science fiction traditionally depicts robots that reflect or caricature humans, replicating our best or worst traits. As robots are becoming increasingly commonplace and lifelike,...

“Cryptocurrency systems can’t scale or be trusted” – central banking organisation

UPDATED The more popular cryptocurrencies become, the less trustworthy and efficient they are, according to a key central banking organisation. Cryptocurrencies are “not scalable and...

Report warns of DeepMind Health monopoly

A panel of independent reviewers, commissioned by DeepMind Health itself, has warned that DeepMind Health could exert "excessive monopoly power” in the healthcare and...

Volvo looks to LiDAR startup to clear road towards autonomy

NEWSBYTE Volvo Cars has announced an investment in LiDAR startup Luminar that will see the latter provide its LiDAR sensing platform to Volvo, helping the...

Apple lands former Curiosity Mars rover engineer for self-drive project

Apple has continued its process of poaching key staff from its rivals, this time with the hire of a senior self-driving vehicle engineer from...

Exclusive Q&A | Blue Prism CTO David Moss on automation, AI,...

Robotic process automation pioneer Blue Prism has grown fast under the radar: a British success story – and a North of England success story,...

Juniper Networks launches routing platform for 5G and IoT

Juniper Networks, the US networking company, is to launch a new 5G- and IoT-ready routing platform, which it claims will help operators, cloud providers,...

Security: The IoT is destroying legal concept of privacy warns in-depth...

THE BIG READ A new report cautions that the Internet of Things may undermine the concept of personal privacy to such an extent that...

Worldwide LPWA network connections to hit one billion by 2023

NB-IoT and LTE-M could overtake non-cellular LPWA for IoT in the next five years. Licensed low-power, wide-area (LPWA) network connections will outnumber their unlicensed counterparts...

AfriCan: Google to open new AI research centre in Ghana

Google has announced plans to open an artificial intelligence research centre in Ghana's capital, Accra. It will be the first of the search giant's AI...

IoT futures: MIT develops RFID sensors, 3D-printed shape-shifters

New research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) should remind us of the power of low-cost, elegant simplicity in deploying the Internet of...
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