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Driverless cars are coming, despite consumer doubts, says OpenText

Enterprise information management company OpenText has revealed the findings of a survey exploring consumer attitudes towards driverless cars. Numerous companies are racing towards creating a driverless...

MoD looking at delivery drones to resupply front-line troops

The UK government Ministry of Defence (MoD) is exploring the possible use of drones as a means to resupply soldiers on the front line. As...

NXP & Amazon talk up voice-enabled devices

Automotive semiconductor and cybersecurity specialist NXP Semiconductors has released its 'reference platform' for Amazon's Alexa artificial intelligence-based personal assistant technology. Dutch headquartered NXP has made...

AWS makes Amazon Lex AI available to customers

Amazon Web Services (AWS), the cloud computing arm of e-commerce giant Amazon, has made Amazon Lex available to all customers. Amazon Lex is an artificial...

Matternet leapfrogs Amazon to complete first city drone delivery

Switzerland's national mail service Swiss Post has signed up California-based drone company Matternet to assist with the delivery of laboratory samples between two hospitals. In...

IoB Insiders: In support of a drone registry

IoB Insiders: Adam Leach, director of research and development at Nominet, explores the proliferation of drones, the challenges this brings and why a drone register...

Google Home and Google Wi-Fi arrive in the UK

Google Home is to launch in the UK with availability set for 6 April and will cost £129, the company has announced. Google Home, the...

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...