FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailMcDonald’s has announced a deal to acquire Silicon Valley speech recognition startup Apprente for an undisclosed fee. It is the burger chain’s second acquisition of an artificial intelligence (AI) software …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailTest company Keysight Technologies has joined the 5G Alliance for Connected Industries and Automation (5G-ACIA) to establish a test framework for industrial 5G networks and applications, and to assure certification …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailNokia has agreed with NTT DoCoMo and Omron to run a series of joint field trials of 5G at production sites in Japan to assess the reliability of industrial 5G …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailTelstra and Ericsson have announced a deal with Perth-based mining and metals company South32 to deploy “one of the largest underground mining LTE networks in the world”. The new private …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailA Vietnam-based startup car manufacturer, VinFast, claims to have built a “fully-digital” automotive factory with capacity for 250,000 cars a year, and flexibility to scale to more, from scratch in …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailGermany is to pump €40 billion into digital transformation of its old coal-mining regions, to drive enterprise and employment as coal mining is phased out in the country. New legislation …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailDigital transformation of the global maritime freight industry is gathering pace. A new report claims digital change in the shipping industry will expand in value-terms by around 10 per cent …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailIntel-owned vehicle tech firm Mobileye has signed a global 3G and 4G roaming deal with France-based operator Orange for its new camera-based advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) for connected vehicles …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailNordic Semiconductor release cellular IoT prototyping platform for asset tracking apps Nordic Semiconductor has released a cellular IoT prototyping platform that enables instant connectivity, both cellular and GNSS worldwide. The firm said the package will allow IoT …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailThe number of certified Zigbee IoT products and platforms in the market for smart homes and cities has passed 3,000, according to the Zigbee Alliance. The alliance’s certification programme seeks …

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