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Why the UK’s backward stance is a disaster for tech

Chris Middleton expresses a personal view on the PR problem created by the UK’s double-headed approach to technology For the past three years, the UK has had the bare bones of a...
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Underwater robotics: a UK opportunity

Seaborne and underwater robotics for the offshore energy sector could be major opportunity for Britain, according to a new report from Innovate UK. Marine robotics includes Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USVs), which are...
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5G and the IoT: The communications service provider challenge

‘Digital transformation’ has become a conference cliché in recent years, joining ‘innovation’ as a term that people often repeat without explaining what they mean. But what’s certainly happening in some organisations...
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Cyber security: How Alexa is permitted to spy on your private life

Chris Middleton explains the implications of Amazon’s latest research – and its efforts to water down consumer privacy protections. Scare stories about Amazon’s Alexa eavesdropping on customers are nothing new, and are...
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A.I. repaying investment – but users ignoring risks, says McKinsey

Most companies report measurable benefits from artificial intelligence (AI), with a group of high performers showing how best to apply the technology. However, a great deal of work remains within organisations...
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Amazon rejects calls to ban sales of facial recognition

Amazon shareholders have overwhelmingly rejected a proposal to ban the company from selling its Rekognition system to the police and government agencies. At the company’s recent annual general meeting, less than three...
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Why facial recognition systems should be regulated

Chris Middleton reports on a complex debate as the US considers putting legal restrictions on facial recognition systems. Moves are afoot in the US to regulate facial recognition technology. This month, two...
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Ethical AI: Europe publishes new guidelines

Chris Middleton explains what Europe is doing to meet the ethical challenge posed by the rise of AI. What do organisations need to do to implement AI ethically – and just...
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AI: Time for business to grow up

Chris Middleton reports on why organisations need to take a more mature view of Industry 4.0 technologies, despite the negative media coverage. Hardly a month goes by without a report being splashed...
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Endless Opportunities with Sensors and Data

Current prospects for innovation, development and growth in the sensors market are offer extraordinary opportunities… The global automotive sensors market is set to grow to $41.9bn by 2025 (an increase of $13.8...

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The Silver Thread Throughout

03The old story of the silver thread that runs through all lives and connects them together may have application in the workplace as well....

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