By Patrick Burns on May 23, 2017

Why Pokémon Go will make you rethink IoT and AR

Pokémon Go already looks like a pretty major technology shift. It’s one of the most successful mobile games of all time, people are literally crashing into each other while playing, and the controversial headlines practically write themselves. But the technology industry impact of Pokémon Go goes beyond just gameplay. At its core, Pokémon does a good job of integrating […]

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By Jen Clark on February 23, 2017

IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 23rd February 2017

We’ve just about recovered from the opening of IBM’s New Watson Headquarters in Munich last week, and now it’s time to catch up with the rest of the connected world. This week, BMW and Mobileye team up to crowdsource road data, Meitu’s new smartphone boasts beautification features that will whiten your teeth and smooth away […]

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By Jen Clark on February 2, 2017

IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 2nd February 2017

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 […]

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By Jen Clark on December 15, 2016

IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 15th December 2016

Welcome to this week’s Internet of Things round-up, bringing you the latest stories in the connected world. This week: vehicle-to-vehicle communication might be mandatory from 2017 if a proposal from the U.S. Department of Transport is accepted, Google announces the creation of its self-driving car company, and a London translation firm is hiring the first […]

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By Jen Clark on November 10, 2016

IoT weekly round-up: Thursday 10th November 2016

Welcome to IBM’s weekly IoT round-up: the latest news in the connected world of the Internet of Things. This week, GoPro recalls its ill-fated Karma drone, placeholders for 100 new Pokémon are discovered in the Pokémon GO code, and scientists from Oxford University develop a lip-reading AI machine. Read on for the latest stories. New […]

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By Jen Clark on September 15, 2016

IoT weekly round-up: 15th September, 2016

Welcome to IBM’s weekly IoT round-up. All the latest news on the Internet of Things from around the connected world.  IoT and the world of sport Two game-changing devices launched in time for the Paralympics, which began last week: Blind Cap, which alerts blind swimmers via a vibration when it is time to make their […]

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By Lynne Slowey on July 18, 2016

Watson plays Pokémon Go – AT&T Hackathon Winner!

Watson API is a winner with a new Pokémon hack Pokémon Go has quickly become one of the most used apps beating the previous record held by Candy Crush Saga. The Pokémon Go game, using augmented reality and GPS, allows players to capture, battle, and train virtual creatures, called Pokémon, who appear on device screens as […]

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