A UK startup called Breedr is changing the farming market, using smart contracts, blockchain and machine vision to improve breeding and slaughter decision-making.
The UN met to discuss killer robots and AI in warfare last year, and Elon Musk and Google’s DeepMind were among signatories promising to never develop the mercenary bots.
Hackers are using AI to attack and exploit computers and devices with increased effect, but adversarial AI pits artificial intelligence against itself in our defence.
The banking chatbot has come a long way from just linking to FAQs and referring you to a human colleague when questions get too profound.
PwC has developed a ‘Smart Credentials’ platform that uses blockchain-powered digital certification, cutting out paper qualifications.
Data centre computing is the beast at the heart of virtually everything done online.
The electric vehicle is one of four themes disrupting car makers.
Virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) are collectively referred to as alternative reality.
Nearly 70 years since Alan Turing posed the question “Can machines think?” artificial intelligence (AI) is finally beginning to have an impact on the global economy.
What is 5G actually for?
There was commerce, which was then disrupted by e-commerce, now ambient commerce is setting out to challenge e-commerce by combining the physical space associated with traditional retail with technology.
Quantum computers represent a radical departure from traditional digital computers in that, rather than relying on transistors, which can have a state of zero or one, they make use of quantum particles that can exist in multiple states between zero and one.
The global automobile industry, worth $3.5tn in annual revenues, faces four concurrent disruptive threats: the connected car, the electric vehicle, autonomous driving technology and the concept of transport-as-a-service.
Big Data refers to large, diverse data sets that, when analysed computationally, can reveal patterns, trends and associations, especially relating to human behaviour and interactions.
At its core, biotechnology is harnessing biological and molecular systems to develop products and processes.
The internet was designed to be free, open and innovative.
Blockchain technology often referred to as “distributed ledger technology” or DLT is a means by which the participants in a distributed network can each maintain a copy of an immutable ledger of transactions, and where transactions can be executed without the need for a single, central, coordinating authority.
Software defined networking (SDN) is a part of the vision embraced by software defined everything (SDE), reflecting a major evolution in the way networks are designed, built, and run.
Cloud computing refers to the provision of IT infrastructure, operating software, middleware and applications hosted within a datacentre and accessed by the end user via the Internet.
Technological progress has led to a higher incidence of cyberattacks.
Open banking refers to the concept of banks opening up access for their data to third parties, most commonly via open application programming interfaces (APIs).
It’s only four years since Amazon unveiled the Echo, the first wireless speaker to incorporate a voice-activated virtual assistant.
Net neutrality refers to the concept that internet service providers (ISPs) should be neutral gateways to the internet rather than gatekeepers with the power to decide what content is available or what speeds that content is transmitted at.
Cryptocurrencies are a confidence trick, but in fairness, all currencies are a confidence trick.
As consumer retail spend continues to shift online and shoppers shop less in physical stores, the mobile channel is becoming increasingly important.
3D printing, or additive manufacturing, is the process of joining materials to make objects from three-dimensional model data, usually layer upon layer.
Data storage devices can come in two form factors: hard disk drives (HDD) or solid state drives (SSD).