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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...

Amazon Alexa comes to cars courtesy of new Logitech Car Assistant...

AI assistant Alexa has broken free from its Amazon Echo speakers and will now be available via an Android app and third-party hardware. The online retailing...

Rackspace: IoT without analytics & cloud is a non-starter

This is a guest post for Internet of Business written by Mike Bainbridge, chief digital technologist at managed cloud company Rackspace. IoT on its own? No...

Will in-car AI systems like Amazon’s Alexa revolutionize motoring?

Volkswagen has become the latest car manufacturer to announce Alexa integration. Does this mean we are entering a new motoring revolution? Artificial intelligence has come...

Amazon Echo Dot review: Smart home assistant shows teenage potential

Internet of Business Editor Doug Drinkwater reviews the Amazon Echo Dot – the $49 voice assistant threatening to make your home smart, and your...

Intel bets big on IoT transforming the future of retail

Global semiconductor giant, Intel, has launched the Intel Responsive Retail Platform (IRRP) to improve the personalized in-store shopping experience. Speaking at NRF 2017, Intel CEO,...

Smart home revenue to top $190bn by 2021

A new report from Juniper Research predicts that global revenues for smart home hardware and services are set to grow from $83 billion this...

Lost jobs but happier customers — insurance embraces AI and IoT

An insurance company in Japan replaced 34 employees with AI, while a European insurer has developed a skill for Amazon's Echo. What awaits insurers...