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Online-only retailers win on tech adoption, says ASOS/Wiggle chairman

Internet of Business caught up with Brian McBride, chairman of ASOS and Wiggle and keynote speaker at this week's Internet of Retail conference in...

Morrisons uses artificial intelligence to stock its stores and drive sales

UK supermarket Morrisons is using artificial intelligence from predictive applications company Blue Yonder to replenish stock in its stores. In a bid to drive efficiency...

The mainstream connected home remains distant dream, says Gartner

The connected home is still the realm of early adopters only, according to new research from industry analysts at Gartner. In a survey of 10,000 online...

MWC 2017: Prime time beckons for the IoT

Our round-up of the IoT highlights at this week's Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 in Barcelona. Trudging the halls of Mobile World Congress can be...

Smart lock manufacturer Schlage announces Amazon Alexa integration

American lock manufacturer Schlage has formed a partnership with Amazon in a bid to bring the capabilities of the Alexa smart assistant to its products. As...

IoT teddy bears leak more than 2 million recordings between parents...

Internet-connected teddy bears manufactured by toy maker Spiral Toys have leaked the email addresses and password details of more than 800,000 customers online. The leak,...

Amazon refuses to hand over Alexa data in murder investigation

Amazon is refusing access to data stored in the cloud from its Alexa AI assistant to police in Arkansas, citing that any information it...

Verizon buys drone company Skyward in latest IoT push

Telecoms giant Verizon last week announced it has acquired drone company Skyward, following an initial investment in 2015. Skyward sells a drone management platform that helps...

IoB Insiders: What jobs do we want IoT to do?

IoB Insiders Tom Rebbeck, an analyst with Analysys Mason, tests current consumer Internet of Things (IoT) technologies against the theory of 'jobs to be done', to highlight...

Amazon Prime Air exploring drone delivery by parachute

Global e-commerce company Amazon has been granted a patent that will allow it to deliver packages into consumer's homes via parachute, according to CNN. The...

Oracle broadens IoT cloud offering with four new solutions

Oracle is expanding its Internet of Things (IoT) offering with four new cloud-based services designed to help businesses incorporate connected devices and make the most...

Ford boosts autonomous vehicle program with AI investment

Ford is investing $1 billion in an artificial intelligence (AI) start-up, Argo AI, to assist with the development of its autonomous vehicle technology. According to...