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BT teams with Amazon for Alexa voice search

BT has announced it has added Alexa voice search to its TV service and offering new and existing customers 6 months free Prime video as part of the Amazon partnership.


27/11/2019  |  Full story...

Google expands Duplex to web: Voice assistant can now buy you movie tickets

Google is expanding its Duplex service, moving "beyond voice” and coming to the web, letting users buy movie tickets with a few commands.


25/11/2019  |  Full story...

Hitachi and Barclays launch next-generation finger vein scanner

Barclays has unveiled their enhanced finger vein scanner, developed in collaboration with Hitachi using VeinID infra-red technology.


21/11/2019  |  Full story...

Google buys Fitbit for $2.1bn (but vows not to use health data for ads)

Google has bought fitness device maker Fitbit for $2.1bn (£1.6bn), but the tech giant is seeking to calm fears by insisting health data will not be used for Google ads.


04/11/2019  |  Full story...

Smart Homes ‘most discussed IoT tech among influencers’

‘Smart Homes’ has emerged as the most mentioned vulnerable Internet of Things (IoT) technology among the world’s leading cybersecurity influencers on Twitter during the first half (H1) of 2019, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.


23/10/2019  |  Full story...

15 tech predictions for the next decade: Amazon 5G, VR meetings and brain-controlled devices

By 2021, algorithmic and anti-bias data auditors emerge to tackle "pale, male and stale" artificial intelligence, reveals CCS Insight in its predictions for 2020 and beyond.


07/10/2019  |  Full story...

Google makes 3,000 deepfake videos (to fight deepfakes)

Google has released a huge database of deepfake videos, created using paid actors, designed to help systems detect fake videos that could be used to spread disinformation..


27/09/2019  |  Full story...

Facebook buys 'mind reading' wristband company

Facebook has bought a start-up making devices that can pick up electrical signals from the brain and transmit them to a computer.


26/09/2019  |  Full story...

Digital breakthrough: Has Google cracked ultra-fast ‘Quantum Computing’?

Google has achieved a major breakthrough in computer power, building a machine capable of performing calculations in seconds that traditional computers would take 10,000 years to perform, according to a leaked paper.


25/09/2019  |  Full story...

US and UK lead world in FinTech investment

San Francisco, London and New York are leading the way for attracting financial technology investments such as blockchain and mobile payments, according to new research.


24/09/2019  |  Full story...

Brits back Uber for London licence extension (and driverless cars) - survey

With Uber’s licence to operate in London due to expire on September 25th, new research by GlobalWebIndex finds 51% of UK consumers feel the ride-hailing business should receive a further licence extension.


23/09/2019  |  Full story...

Hitachi launches hand gesture biometrics technology for computer security

Hitachi has announced a first-of-its-kind biometric technology that allows users to unlock their computer by simply raising their hand.


11/09/2019  |  Full story...

Brits increasingly prefer bots to humans for customer service

Consumers increasingly prefer to interact with bots rather than humans with nearly 70% of Brits saying they will progressively replace visits to a store or bank with their voice assistant within three years’ time, according to new research.


09/09/2019  |  Full story...

Nike reveals trainers with voice control and self-tying laces

Nike has developed 'Back To The Future'-style trainers with a lacing system that uses a motor to tighten or loosen its trainers with additional voice control.


02/09/2019  |  Full story...

BBC to launch Alexa rival 'Beeb' next year

The BBC is planning to launch a digital voice assistant next year that will work on all major smark speakers and mobile devices and recoignise regional UK accents better than rivals, the broadcaster claims.


27/08/2019  |  Full story...

Teenager uses smart fridge to tweet after mother confiscates her phone

A tweet from a teenager has gone viral after she apparently used her smart fridge to post on Twitter after her mother confiscated her phone, giving the electronics brand LG a social media buzz in the process.

Teenager uses smart fridge to tweet after mother confiscates her phone

15/08/2019  |  Full story...

Third of UK smart speaker owners ‘engaging with brands’

Smart speakers in the home like Google Home and Amazon Echo are set to drive the next wave of e-commerce, according to new research.

Third of UK smart speaker owners ‘engaging with brands’

09/08/2019  |  Full story...

Apple and Google stop employees from playing back voice recordings

Google and Apple are suspending some of their voice data-review practices, after it was revealed that both firms allow humans to listen to private conversations on smart speakers and voice apps.


06/08/2019  |  Full story...

Wine brand Böen rolls out NFC-enabled wine bottles

Californian wine brand Böen, in partnership with internet of things agency SharpEnd, is launching the world’s largest global consumer deployment of Near-Field Communication (NFC) technology to date.


05/08/2019  |  Full story...

Vodafone teams with Mencap for connected living project

Vodafone Business Ventures and Mencap are launching Connected Living, a scheme that aims to use internet of things (IoT) technology and connectivity to enhance the quality of life for people with a learning disability through bespoke software adapted to meet the unique needs of its users.


25/07/2019  |  Full story...

'Blazing rows and bedroom chatter': Google smart speaker recordings leaked

Google is investigating the source who leaked information about how it reviews and transcribes recordings from Google Home smart speakers and Google Assistant virtual assistant.


15/07/2019  |  Full story...

Battle of the translators: Google Assistant beats Siri

Google Assistant is the world’s top performing real time voice translator, ahead of Siri and Skype, according to new research.


12/07/2019  |  Full story...

Vauxhall launches Apple Business Chat with IMImobile

Car manufacturer Vauxhaull is using Apple Business Chat to provide customer support and book test drives for new car models.


11/07/2019  |  Full story...

Dr Amazon: Alexa to answer health questions via NHS partnership

Amazon has stuck a deal with the NHS in the UK to give users health advice and diagnose their problems via the Alexa voice app.


10/07/2019  |  Full story...

The shopper of the future: brands failing to match customer’s needs

Brands universally underestimate the issues their customers experience the most, with long checkout lines, low inventory and customer wait times topping the list of shopper peeves, according to new research.


21/06/2019  |  Full story...

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