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Telecoms giant AT&T has partnered with San Francisco counter-drone startup Dedrone to develop a detection solution to protect military bases and other sensitive locations from what they describe as "malicious drones". The issue of drone misuse – pilots flying where they shouldn't...
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 World Economic Forum this month predicted that many middle-class professionals are at risk from the...
Telecoms giant Vodafone has confirmed plans to bring 5G connectivity to 1,000 sites across the UK by 2020. The announcement was made at the company's headquarters in Newbury, England, where an audience was shown the UK’s first live holographic call...
Breakthrough research at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) is teaching robots to use computer vision to work out how to pick up objects. After training, robots have proved capable at picking up the same object over and...
Technology startups and established aerospace companies worldwide are in a race to develop autonomous transport drones. The goal is a sky full of pilotless vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft, easing congestion on the ground, shortening journey times, and...
AI researchers from non-profit organisation OpenAI have created a system that allows a robotic hand to learn to manipulate physical objects with unprecedented dexterity, with no human input. OpenAI’s research has made significant advances in the field of training robots...
Picture three American muscle cars parked in the enterprise driveway. One, the largest vehicle, carries the badge ‘AWS’, the second ‘Microsoft Azure’, and the third ‘Google’. But closer inspection of the third car reveals a shiny new badge that...
Drones and other unmanned systems are to be tested on Salisbury Plain by the British military, to tackle the costly and often dangerous task of delivering essential supplies to frontline troops. One such company is Animal Dynamics, a spinout from...
Over 160 AI companies and organisations from 36 nations have signed a pledge to “neither participate in, nor support, the development, manufacture, trade, or use of lethal autonomous weapons”. The pledge, which has also been signed by 2,400 interested individuals...
A Swiss town votes on blockchain, while BABB – the self-styled 'World Bank for the microeconomy' – is gearing up for 2019 launch. Malek Murison rounds up two of the latest developments in blockchain this week. Swiss town votes on blockchain Most...
Ford and Vanderbilt University reveal how adaptive cruise control can minimise the problem of phantom traffic jams. With a record number of Americans gearing up to get away for their Fourth of July holidays, self-driving car technology could help make...
When Duplex was demonstrated at Google's developer conference earlier this year, the initial consensus was 'wow': here was a giant leap forward in the interaction between humans and virtual assistants. Then came the questions, such as: How many attempts did it...
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