Wi-Fi: The silver bullet for Smart Everything

Wi-Fi’s use is already ubiquitous, but in the context of “Smart Everything” demand on this technology is set to increase exponentially as our ecosystems get “smarter”. From entire cities on a macro scale to individual homes and workplaces, as our collective desire for complete connectivity grows, we expect Wi-Fi to become the essential element.

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Huawei and Capita announce global partnership

Global ICT solutions provider Huawei announces that it has established a global partnership with Capita Secure Information Solutions to integrate Capita’s next-generation suite of public safety solutions into Huawei’s Smart Cities offering.

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Architecting smart cities: What makes a ‘smart city’ smart?

What makes a ‘smart city’ smart? It’s not the devices, although the availability of computer-controlled sensors and actuators has enabled a huge range of smart city applications, writes Dr Chris Harding, director for interoperability at The Open Group.

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Cisco to buy artificial intelligence company MindMeld for $125 million

Cisco, has announced its intent to acquire MindMeld Inc., a privately held artificial intelligence (AI) company based in San Francisco. MindMeld has pioneered the development of a unique AI platform that enables customers to build intelligent and human-like conversational interfaces for any application or device.

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Tapping into the Intelligence of Things

In 2021, there will be more connected devices than there are people on this planet. As the tidal wave of IoT sweeps all corners of society, businesses are rushing to ride the hype with new deployments of smart technology.

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Oracle announces new artificial intelligence apps to improve customer experience

Oracle has announced new artificial intelligence-based customer experience apps that are designed to enable commerce, marketing, sales and service professionals to deliver smarter experiences across the customer lifecycle in real time.

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Actility announces the launch of ThingPark X, a data mediation and transformation platform

Actility, a provider of Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN), announced the launch of ThingPark X, a data mediation and transformation platform.

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US Air Force's $140m spy 'blimp' rooted to the ground by rising costs and technical troubles

Despite already spending more than US$140 million (EUR106 million), the US Air Force is said to be pulling out of a project to use a large spy airship in Afghanistan. The scheduled first flight of the 112m (370 foot) long Blue Devil Block 2 (pictured) dirigible is just weeks away, but technical difficulties and massive

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