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Toyota, SoftBank announce new driverless vehicles joint venture, MONET

We're in the MONET: Two of Japan’s biggest names, SoftBank and Toyota, have announced an autonomous vehicles joint venture. The companies will team up to...

IoT security: Alexa down worldwide, speaks ill of Amazon

Internet of Business says Amazon’s Alexa service went down in many parts of the world on 26 September, with #Alexadown problems reported in the UK,...

Alibaba launches robo-porter, Japan hires disabled people to operate robots

There's plenty of debate surrounding the impact that robotics and artificial intelligence will have on the job sector. Among reams of recent reports, the...

SoftBank Pepper robot “astonishingly insecure”, potential “cyber weapon”

One of the world’s most popular humanoid robots, Pepper, from Japanese tech conglomerate SoftBank, can easily be hacked and turned into a “cyber and...

SoftBank, Ericsson bring machine learning to mobile network design

Japanese technology giant SoftBank has partnered with Swedish telecoms provider Ericsson to trial new radio technology that uses machine learning to design networks and improve performance. SoftBank,...

Asia Pacific smart city spend to top $28.3 billion in 2018

IDC report expects spending to accelerate over the next five years, says Rene Millman. Spending on technologies to enable smart cities programmes in Asia Pacific,...

Nokia and Japan’s Marubeni partner for IoT enterprise services

Nokia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Japanese multinational Marubeni Corporation to develop, test, and deliver Internet of Things services to its...

AI: $16 trillion GDP boost will mainly benefit China – PwC

By 2030, AI will have hit the global economy in a wave of opportunity and transformation, but also of distrust and severe social imbalance,...

Analysis: Dell EMC IoT revenues in Asia Pacific hit $1bn mark

Dell's investment in the IoT is paying big dividends in Asia. Sooraj Shah explains why. Revenues from Dell EMC’s Internet of Things and OEM business...

South Korea most automated nation on earth, says report. The UK?...

South Korea trumps Japan and Germany in robotics, with the US also lagging behind in the top 10. Meanwhile, China is on the march....

Robots to transform Japan’s social care by 2020

As a global leader in all things autonomous, it's no surprise that Japan is looking to robotics to revolutionise social care. But in such...

Smart battery leader Moixa partners with Itochu for Japanese expansion

UK smart battery company Moixa has agreed a partnership with Itochu, one of Japan's largest trading houses. The deal includes a £5 million investment...
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