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Cisco looks to shape future of British power distribution

Cisco has announced it has joined a Glasgow-based smart grid accelerator program, in a bid to transform power distribution in the UK. As part of...

Bosch and Nvidia to develop AI-powered autonomous vehicle system

German engineering and electronics company, Bosch, has teamed up with US semiconductor company Nvidia to develop an artificial intelligence (AI) system for autonomous vehicles. Speaking at...

Amazon woos Alexa developers with free AWS services

Cloud giant Amazon makes bid for developer mindshare with offer of promotional credits for AWS cloud storage and computing services to support new Alexa skills. Amazon...

UK start-up to deliver humanitarian aid via edible drone

Windhorse Aerospace is a UK start-up with a thoroughly modern take on humanitarian aid: an edible drone.  The use of drones for search and rescue has...

IoT will revolutionise customer experience, says report

Customer experience solutions specialist Genesys has released a report exploring the role connected technology plays in businesses throughout the Asia-Pacific region. The 2016 IoT-Enabled Customer Experience...

IoT start-up EVRYTHNG secures $24.8 million in second round of funding

IoT smart products platform, EVRYTHNG, has closed its Series B funding round with $24.8 million, led by San Francisco-based investment firm Sway Ventures. Toronto-based Generation Ventures...

IoT sex toy data security fails to hit the spot

Latest in a new line of wearables are 'adult sensual lifestyle products' sporting Bluetooth and web-connected features to allow couples to share intimate experiences over long...

National Grid teams with Google DeepMind on power efficiency mission

The United Kingdom's National Grid, which connects households to their energy supply, is assessing the use of Google's DeepMind artificial intelligence (AI) technology to better...

Finnish drone start-up Aeromon maps industrial emissions from above

Finnish cleantech start-up Aeromon is using drones to track industrial emissions in real time.  Drones are opening up commercial opportunities in a range of industries, from...

Dahua issues patches for internet-connected CCTV cameras

Newly released patch should fix flaw that could allow hackers to take over Dahua security cameras and related equipment. Dahua, a Chinese manufacturer of video...

Honeywell sees growth potential in India with smart cities

Honeywell, the American multinational conglomerate, believes that smart cities can be a key growth area for it in India. "We are building the ability to...

Birmingham Airport uses IoT to monitor queues and keep passengers happy

The UK's Birmingham Airport has implemented a solution to accurately measure queues and predict waiting times, following its busiest year to date. The airport saw...