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City of Robots: How robotics & automation could solve cities’ most...

The future of the world will be urban, with the majority of people living in cities. In Asia and Africa, a burgeoning youth population...

Ben & Jerry’s scoops blockchain carbon trading pilot

What’s being billed as the “world’s first retail platform that connects consumers to their own carbon footprints” has been launched in a pilot programme...

IBM, Veridium, Stellar launch blockchain for trading carbon credits

Environmental fintech company Veridium Labs is partnering with IBM to use blockchain to help companies offset their environmental footprints and reduce global warming. The idea...

Robot eel uses artificial muscles for silent exploration

A team from the University of California has developed an eel-like robot capable of exploring the deep, operating in salt water, and silently propelling itself...

Qarnot QC1: An IoT heater that mines for cryptocurrency. Hot idea?

The cryptocurrency market is now so popular that you can heat your house while mining for bitcoins. Chris Middleton explores whether a new product...

Action Environmental Group kits out fleet with connected camera tech

Garbage trucks belonging to Action Environmental Group are to be equipped with camera technology that improves the safety of drivers.   It's a great example...

Smart streetlights may mean big savings in Cardiff

Cardiff Council is nearing completion of its deployment of a connected lighting system using LED streetlights technology from Philips Lighting. Street lighting is a significant...

Ford to install Wi-Fi smart benches across London

Ford's solar-powered smart benches are Wi-Fi-enabled, can recharge phones and monitor air quality for local research projects. Automotive giant Ford has unveiled a range of...

Smart bin from Polish start-up Bin-e set to sort UK recycling...

A smart bin, which automatically sorts rubbish into the requisite recycling categories, is set to go on sale in the UK within a few...

IoT tracks ‘bee talk’ to help improve honeybees health

A graduate student from Simon Fraser University (SFU), Canada, is monitoring the health of 20,000 honeybees through IoT. Oldooz Pooyanfar is a graduate student in...

Smart water project helps preserve freshwater mussels in Ohio River

Real-time monitoring of endangered freshwater mussels in the Ohio River is helping the US Army Corps of Engineers to protect the shellfish during dredging. The...

Manchester CityVerve is like a neural pathway

(Editor's note: Two weeks ago, we were shocked and saddened to hear news of the terrorist attack at Manchester Arena. Out of respect for the...
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