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What Will It Be Like To Have Robot Coworkers?

As robotics, AI, and machine learning become more common in the office, here’s a glimpse into the realities of working side by side with such technology.<p>You already have an idea of what the future of work looks like because you are likely already working with bots, artificial intelligence, and …

Capita's smart meter monopoly is owed £42m by industry

Deferred revenues up sharply at the Data Communications CompanyThe Capita-owned monopoly that runs Britain's smart meter infrastructure made an …

Smartwatches are still going nowhere

Just three years after we reached the peak of the hype surrounding wearables and smartwatches, two of the most important companies in the space reported diverging results.<p>Let's call it "A Tale of Two Wearables Companies":<p>Fitbit sold 3.4 million devices last quarter, down from 5.7 million a year …

The guy who stopped a global cyberattack has been banned from the internet

Marcus Hutchins, arrested for creating malware and now out on bail, must remain in the U.S. and not use the internet.<p>A young English cybersecurity …

China Is on Its Way to Being the Next Tech Superpower

My recent trip to Beijing and Shanghai has me convinced China is the next technological superpower.This blog lays out the data so you can make your …

Microsoft, Samsung and Intel form smart home alliance

Big tech hopes to make your smart bulbs finally talk to your connected crock pot.<p>The connected home has a huge problem. Very little few of the devices actually talk to one another. Thanks to competing communication protocols and companies creating proprietary ecosystems that only let their products …

Internet of Things

Smart cities work for people with disabilities

Smart cities, which use technology to improve access for people with disabilities, are finding that the changes help all their residents.

Apple pulls massive HomeKit chip U-turn to keep up with Amazon Echo and Google Home

<b>Analysis</b> Blink and you'd have missed surprise newsApple has made a huge reversal in its HomeKit smart-home technology, in an effort to keep up with …

How to Use Amazon Alexa’s Drop In Feature

Among the most controversial recent features of the Amazon Echo (and especially the new video-enabled Echo Show) is Drop In, which lets you start a …

The Brics collapse, the south staggers: and the almighty dollar is back

Brics,US economy,Chinese economy,Brazil,Federal Reserve,Business,Americas,World news,Asia Pacific,Economics,Morrisons,Retail industry,Management,Oil,Global economy<p>Once seen as the ‘decoupled’ vanguards of global financial change, emerging economies suddenly seem as vulnerable as ever to …