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Can wearable technology ever become fashionable for the enterprise?

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Wearables are hailed as the next big frontier in technology, but are the likes of Google Glass and smartwatches too out there to be harnessed by businesses? Danny Palmer finds out
26 Jun 2014

Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014: Internet of things 'needs a company like Apple to take off'

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Consumer technology, not enterprise tools, will lead Internet of Things push
13 Jun 2014

Knowledge 14: 'Cloudification' requires IT to evolve - ServiceNow CEO Frank Slootman

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President and CEO of ServiceNow tells Knowledge 14 conference in San Francisco that IT needs to be the backbone of the enterprise
29 Apr 2014

Google acquires drone maker Titan Aerospace, updates Glass

"Atmospheric satellites could help bring internet access to millions of people," says Google
15 Apr 2014

Ocado – where sharp-eyed robots go to shop

Behind Ocado’s website is a technology operation that includes robotics with artificial vision to go with their artificial intelligence. Technology director Paul Clarke reveals more about Ocado’s eye-opening, high-tech developments to Graeme Burton
09 Apr 2014

How IT and collaboration tools help UNHCR improve the lives of refugees

Olivier Delarue, lead of UNHCR Innovation Unit, explains how collaboration tools are helping to provide "digital dignity" for displaced people
31 Mar 2014

Osborne uses Budget to announce Alan Turing Institute for big data research

"The Alan Turning Institute to ensure Britain leads the way again in the use of big data and algorithm research," announced Osborne
20 Mar 2014

"Who knows what it is, but we want to deploy it," John Lewis IT chief Paul Coby on JLab startup scheme

Scheme offers startups an opportunity to 'shape the retail experience of the future'
06 Mar 2014

The power behind the next mobile revolution

Two decades after its arrival changed the mobile tech game, the lithium-ion battery is starting to show its age. John Leonard asks experts what might take its place
17 Feb 2014

Google buys its eighth robotics company this year with Boston Dynamics acquisition

Boston Robotics specialises in building "dynamic" robots and software for "human simulation"
16 Dec 2013

80 per cent of staff use 'risky' unauthorised apps on corporate networks

McAfee report suggests corporations could be at risk through use of shadow IT, but others suggest IT department should adapt to new methods of working
04 Dec 2013

Company claims CAPTCHA-breaking AI breakthrough

Start-up Vicarious claims to have developed an algorithm that can break CAPTCHAs
28 Oct 2013

Metric system cannot keep up with data deluge says MIT scientist

'I don't want to alarm anybody, but we are about to 'run out' of metric system,' Andrew McAfee tells SAS PBLS 13
24 Oct 2013

UK tech start-ups deserve better

Can the government do more to encourage tech start-ups? Yes – a lot more, according to serial tech entrepreneur Dan Wagner
14 Oct 2013

A quantum leap for network security

Dr Andrew Shields tells Danny Palmer that Toshiba’s research has brought the day when enterprises can secure their networks with quantum technology a lot closer
18 Sep 2013

Sinofsky: Technology transitions are 'bumpy'

Former MS Windows president explains that new tech products often don't have all the features of the tools they replace
17 Sep 2013

Digital economy relies on making content, not just consuming it

Chancellor George Osborne and Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales urge businesses to develop producers of digital content
05 Sep 2013

Data revolution will dwarf internet revolution and change society - MIT

Alex 'Sandy' Pentland, one of the world's leading data scientists, tells Campus Party Europe that the data revolution will dwarf the internet revolution
03 Sep 2013

Skype celebrates 10th birthday - UPDATED

Also announces 3D video calls under development
29 Aug 2013

ARM buys Finnish 'internet of things' start-up Sensinode

Embedded is the future - ARM buys start-up Sensinode to drive into the 'internet of things'
27 Aug 2013

Yahoo expands research labs to investigate emerging tech

50 PhDs to be hired to examine the likes of big data and AI
05 Aug 2013

Google buys into chipmaker behind Google Glass display technology

Google purchases stake in Taiwanese display technology company Himix
22 Jul 2013

Apple in talks to acquire Kinect motion sensor developer

Israeli company PrimeSense reportedly subject to $280m bid
16 Jul 2013

Mobile M2M market grew 25 per cent in 2012

Mobile machine-to-machine communications boom driven by 3G and 4G mobile, 'connected cars' and 'smart cities'
27 Jun 2013