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Prevent malicious use of AI, say Oxford, Cambridge, Yale

Academics from Oxford, Cambridge, and Yale universities have united with OpenAI, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and security experts to warn of the dangers of...

Analysis: Oracle says autonomy now, AI with everything by 2020

Oracle is automating and AI-enables its cloud platform. But is AI simply the new direct debit? Chris Middleton reports. Oracle has announced that it is...

Perfect storm blows healthtech towards IoT cures

A perfect storm of societal changes and converging technologies is driving both innovation and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the healthtech sector, says a...

Microsoft launches public preview of SaaS-delivered IoT Central

Microsoft claims that IoT Central will help companies build IoT applications in hours, without the need to learn new skills.  Enterprise software giant Microsoft has...

Mocana leads partnership aiming for more secure IIoT devices

Mocana takes lead on plans to develop kits for building more robust IIoT devices and services with Avnet, Microsoft, Infineon and Xilinx. Mocana, a start-up working...

Microsoft and GE team up on wind energy and battery tech

Tech giant Microsoft has teamed up with General Electric (GE) on a new wind energy agreement in Ireland, which the two companies claim could...

Dutch school solves scheduling problems with Winvision IoT

To solve its classroom scheduling problems, Netherlands-based Drenthe College turned to IoT powered by Winvision, a Microsoft CityNext partner. According to the school, staff were...

UK students develop drone traffic management system

One of the biggest challenges facing commercial drone applications such as delivery is the lack of a traffic management system to monitor their movements....

Brewing company draughts in Rockwell Automation to boost production

Cleveland, Ohio-based Great Lakes Brewing Company (GLBC) has invested in manufacturing analytics technology from Rockwell Automation to scale its production efforts. As data proliferates, seemingly...

Microsoft delves further into IoT with GLAS smart thermostat

Microsoft is delving further into the world of IoT and smart building technologies, via a partnership with Johnson Controls to introduce a new smart thermostat. The...

More digital assistants than people by 2021, says Ovum

Digital assistants will outnumber people within the next four years if the predictions in a new research report from Ovum come to pass. The...

Ericsson, Microsoft team up to offer cellular IoT services

Swedish telecoms company Ericsson and software giant Microsoft are partnering to offer mobile network-based IoT services to enterprises. Ericsson launched its IoT Accelerator back in April...