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IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 25th January 2018

Written by Jen Clark | January 26, 2018 | Commentary / Opinion

This week, we’re delighted that IBM’s CEO Ginni Rometty is one of the chairs of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Elsewhere, Facebook and Element AI announce new artificial intelligence endeavours, and GM turns its attentions to autonomous driving tech. Davos forum chaired entirely by women This is a big one – the World ...read more


IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 14th September 2017

Written by Jen Clark | September 14, 2017 | Blog

It’s all about Apple this week, as the unveiling of the iPhone X and Apple Watch 3 are greeted with mixed reactions. In other news, we’ve been putting in a showing at Frankfurt’s international motor show (IAA), where autonomous tech and cars that combine transport, PA capabilities, entertainment systems and retail hubs in one are ...read more


IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 17th August 2017

Written by Jen Clark | August 17, 2017 | Blog

Welcome to the IoT weekly round-up – your link to the latest from the connected world. This week, customers in Canada and the U.S. can use Google Home to make phone calls, Microsoft’s been testing autonomous gliders, and machine learning could help unearth new species of plant life from among centuries of unclassified data. Google ...read more


IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 3rd August 2017

Written by Jen Clark | August 3, 2017 | Blog

This week, there are more deals for PayPal, smart phones are battling it out over screen sizes, and you’ll never run out of toilet paper again, if Boxed has anything to do with it. Read on for the latest from the connected world. LG’s new smartphone will feature a 6” OLED screen This year’s flagship ...read more


IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 27th July 2017

Written by Jen Clark | July 27, 2017 | Blog

This week in the connected world: Disney tracks movie audience’s enjoyment with a new facial recognition system, Apple and Cochlear develop the first iPhone hearing implant and Google announces a new studio aimed at getting machine learning startups off the ground. Read on for the latest. Google introduces Launchpad Studio for AI startups Another week, ...read more


IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 13th July 2017

Written by Jen Clark | July 13, 2017 | Blog

This week in the connected world, DARPA funds the efforts of six groups to develop a brain-to-computer, two-way interface, there’s a new tool for the visually impaired with text and facial recognition, and IBM has a new solution in town: The IBM Services Platform with Watson. Read on for the latest. DARPA agency awards $65 ...read more


IoT weekly round-up, Thursday 13th April 2017

Written by Jen Clark | April 13, 2017 | Blog

Welcome to the IoT weekly round-up, the latest news from the connected world. This week, there’s more on Waymo’s suit against Uber for alleged patent infiltration, Samsung delays its voice assistant Bixby until the spring, and Apple are pushing reset on the Mac Pro. Samsung delays its Siri equivalent Samsung has confirmed that its voice-powered ...read more


IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 23rd March 2017

Written by Jen Clark | March 23, 2017 | Blog

This week, Apple steal two headlines with their acquisition of automation tool Workflow and the release of a new, cheaper iPad. There’s more on the automated vehicle front too, as startup DeepScale raises $3 million for its AI perception technology to help make self-driving safe. Read on for the latest from the connected world. Apple’s ...read more


IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 16th March 2017

Written by Jen Clark | March 16, 2017 | Blog

This week, a new book explores eerily human-looking robots, Tag Heuer bring out the big guns with their $1,600 smartwatch and Nvidia partners with Bosch on an AI supercomputer for autonomous driving. Tag Heuer announces $1,600 smartwatch with Android Wear Following the success of its $1,500 connected smartwatch, Tag Heuer is back with an (even) ...read more


IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 2nd February 2017

Written by Jen Clark | February 2, 2017 | Blog

In this week’s IoT round-up, Facebook-owned Oculus loses a legal VR dispute with ZeniMax, stratospheric iPhone 7 sales put Apple in the top spot for smartphone vendors and tax services firm H&R Block brings the power of IBM Watson to the chore of doing your taxes. Pokémon Go crosses the $1 billion revenue mark Pokémon ...read more


IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 8th December 2016

Written by Jen Clark | December 8, 2016 | Blog

Welcome to this week’s Internet of Things round-up, where we bring you the latest stories from the connected world. This week, interactive dolls come under scrutiny for lax security, smart contact lenses may help those whose pupil contraction is impaired, and you’ll never forget a famous face thanks to augmented reality app Blippar’s new facial ...read more