Altruism or advertising? Treading a fine line on corporate COVID-19 support

WEEK IN IoT – I get twitchy at times of national or international crisis when I hear companies telling us how much they are doing to support people who are truly suffering. It’s not that I wish they wouldn’t offer assistance – far from it, says Jeremy Cowan, I admire their altruism. I just don’t believe we

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Trump and Huawei exert opposing pressures on US allies’ 5G telecom investments

THE WEEK IN 5G – The ding dong battle over the acceptability, or otherwise, of Huawei’s involvement in national 5G infrastructure projects is intensifying, says Jeremy Cowan.

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Consumer robotics hardware revenues to reach $23bn per annum by 2022, as domestic aide robotics dominate

A new study from Juniper Research has found that domestic aide robotics will drive consumer robotics hardware revenues from an estimated $6.4 billion (€5.21 billion) in 2018 to nearly $23 billion (€18.74 billion) by 2022; an increase of over 250%.

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More than 10% of US households will have robot housekeepers by 2020, says Juniper Research

New findings from Juniper Research have revealed that more than 1 in 10 American households will own a housekeeping robot by 2020, with global unit shipments reaching 48 million in 2020, up from 15.7 million this year.

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IoT, VR, wearables and big business innovation to be championed at Corporate Entrepreneur Awards

Innovation has been the buzzword of 2016 with the launch of hundreds of exciting new products and services from big businesses around the UK. With the rise of the Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, virtual reality, omnichannel retail, challenger banks and Pokemon Go,

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BreezoMeter to provide air quality data in new Dyson IoT-connected air purifier

BreezoMeter, a big data analytics company that provides dynamic air quality data in real-time, has announced the use of its software platform in the new, Internet-connected Dyson Pure Cool™ Link air purifier.

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