Latest IoT News

Latest IoT News

Hiber launches nano-satellites for global IoT coverage

Dutch satellite company Hiber will launch its first ‘HiberBand’ nano-satellites over the next few days, delivering connectivity to remote locations around the world. The Dutch...

Brain implant allows people with paralysis to use tablet devices

People with paralysis are learning to control tablet devices with just their thoughts, as part of a clinical trial being carried out by scientists at Brown University, in the US. New research from...

Mastercard’s Veronika Colucci says the wearable payments revolution is here

Andrew Hobbs reports live from Internet of Banking & Payments 2018, as director of product development at Mastercard, Veronika Colucci, reveals how PSD2 and technological...

UK government report reveals cybersecurity efforts ‘lack political leadership’

The Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy has published a damning report on the UK’s critical national infrastructure, citing an absence of government...

MIT researchers combat bias in AI training data

Bias in artificial intelligence (AI) systems can lead to inaccurate predictive models, inadequate search results, and discrimination, but a team of researchers at MIT...

Microsoft and Facebook team up on open-source AI

In a change of course, Microsoft is to start working more closely with Facebook on open-source AI. The two companies had previously been competing,...

IMF makes the case for state-backed digital currency

International Monetary Fund (IMF) director Christine Lagarde has used a speech at the Singapore Fintech Festival to explore the case for state-backed digital currencies. The future...

Analysis | Google takes over DeepMind Health’s Streams, amid controversy

DeepMind Health, and its Streams app, are being brought under the direct control of Google, in a move that fuels past controversies around patient...

Microsoft, Tencent, Intel race to develop autonomous greenhouses

The world's population is expected to increase by another two and a half billion to 10 billion by 2055. At the same time, the...

AI diagnoses fall short when used across health systems, study reveals

AI tools trained to look for signs of pneumonia on chest X-rays can perform worse when tested on data from outside health systems, according...

Google Cloud unveils new tools to democratise AI

The appetite to take advantage of artificial intelligence (AI) has never been greater among business leaders. According to market research firm IDC, global spending on...

Analysis | Alibaba plans to make cloud computing its ‘main business’

Chinese e-commerce, media and technology giant Alibaba is planning to follow in the footsteps of Amazon and have its cloud computing business surpass its...