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Walmart testing autonomous shelf-scanning robots

Following a successful initial trial, multinational retailer Walmart is rolling out its autonomous robots to perform shelf-scanning duties at a further 50 stores. The scale...

Alibaba showcases vision of ‘retail store of the future’

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba shows off a new, IoT-enabled  furniture store in Hangzhou and announces a new $15 billion R&D program.  When it comes to...

Oracle gives its cloud-based business apps an AI boost

Smart factories and connected warehouses are among the business functions set to benefit from new AI-powered Adaptive Intelligent Apps from Oracle. Modern artificial intelligence (AI)...

Walmart partners with August Home to deliver direct to fridges

Walmart is working with a smart lock provider to give delivery drivers access to homes while customers are out. Walmart is to test a new...

Risk managers hesitant to give drones clearance for take-off

'Invasion of privacy' is the number one concern for risk managers when it comes to commercial drone deployment, says a Munich Re US survey. Drones...

SAP: Linking people, processes and things in IoT projects

Tanja Rueckert, president of IoT and digital supply chain at SAP, writes for Internet of Business on the importance of connecting up people, processes and things...

Cargo shipping tech specialist MTI completes blockchain pilot

Marine Transport International (MTI) has conducted a successful pilot of blockchain technology, which it claims could revolutionize maritime logistics. The pilot, carried out by MTI...

IBM leads consortium promoting blockchain in food supply chains

Technology company IBM is leading a consortium to explore how blockchain can benefit the global food supply chain. IBM will be joined by food companies...

Smart trucks bring opportunity and loss to supply chains, analysts say

Traditional logistics and freighter supply chain operations are set to be disrupted by the advent of smart trucks, such as those designed by Uber,...

Food and grocery supply chains face IoT revolution, research suggests

Investment in smart IoT devices is set to rise among food and grocery companies, causing significant change in global supply chains, according to research...

UK government launches connected car security guidelines

The UK government has published guidance to help improve the security of connected and autonomous vehicles. The government said that these guidelines would ensure that...

Tata Comms: Airlines on digital transformation journey as IoT takes flight

The sky's the limit when it comes to the opportunities that the IoT offers airlines – but ensuring a smooth take-off for these technologies...