Latest IoT News

Latest IoT News

AI adoption in retail increases seven-fold

Over a quarter of retailers have deployed AI to date. This is according to Capgemini’s Research Institute’s latest AI in retail report. The research...

Digital Ethics: Data is the new forklift

Joanna Goodman reports from last week’s Digital ethics summit. Governments, national and international institutions and businesses must join forces to make sure that AI and...

Andrew Ng’s AI Transformation Playbook shares key lessons

Co-founder of Google Brain and former Chief Scientist at Baidu, Andrew Ng, has unveiled an AI Transformation Playbook. The guide to successfully adopting AI...

Agtech: Waitrose to trial autonomous farming robots

UK supermarket chain Waitrose is planning to deploy autonomous robots, from Shropshire-based robotics start-up Small Robot Company, to farm its Leckford Estate. The Telegraph reports...

Google spin-off launches commercial self-driving service: Waymo One

Google offshoot Waymo has introduced Waymo One – a self-driving ride-hailing service that promises to be the future of shared mobility. Initially, the service will...

Rolls-Royce & Finferries test world’s first fully autonomous ferry

Finnish ferry operator Finferries has demonstrated the world’s first fully autonomous ferry, thanks to a collaboration with engineering giant Rolls-Royce. A car ferry, by the...

New Zealand rejects Huawei’s 5G bid over national security concerns

New Zealand’s intelligence agency has rejected a request from telecommunications services provider Spark to use 5G equipment from Chinese technology company Huawei, due to...

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...