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Shipping giant Maersk has teamed up with IBM to develop a blockchain-based system designed to streamline global trade. The two companies have formed a joint venture — 51 per cent owned by Maersk — to commercialise the blockchain platform they began working on in June 2016. The companies want to

Organisations see growing importance in the Internet of Things (IoT) but few are yet to fully leverage the technology, according to a Forbes Insights report released today. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter The limited success of the much hyped IoT is due to its infancy, leaving many organisations

New data from Juniper Research has found that the development of smart grids linked to smart cities could result in citizens saving $14 billion per annum in energy bills by 2022. This is up from the $3.4 billion saving estimated for 2017, resulting from smart meter rollouts, energy-saving policies and

Ford has laid out a broad vision for its future — and set itself an enormous challenge — from rolling out autonomous vehicles for deliveries and ridesharing, to building smart city technology. In a slew of announcements made at CES in Las Vegas this week, the car maker detailed how

Artificial intelligence is powering the trends that will disrupt the automotive industry and presents a $215 billion opportunity for OEMs, according to a new report from McKinsey & Company. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter AI is a key technology in autonomous vehicles, connectivity, electrification and shared mobility –

NVIDIA and Uber today announced that the ridesharing company has selected Nvidia technology for the AI computing system in its fleet of self-driving vehicles. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Speaking at the opening press conference of CES 2018, Nvidia founder and CEO Jensen Huang said that the collaboration

Faurecia and Accenture have announced they will partner to develop onboard experiences for connected and autonomous cars. The two companies signed a memorandum of understanding for a five year collaboration. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter They will focus initially on two areas: cognitive technologies to reinvent the on-board

Blackberry and Chinese internet giant Baidu have agreed to work together on the development of connected and autonomous vehicle software for automotive OEMs and suppliers worldwide. Which-50 reported in December the two companies were in ongoing discussions to collaborate on the development of software components for driverless cars. Sign up

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Artificial intelligence could add $US957 billion to the Indian economy and a clear majority of large Indian organisations are planning to invest in the technology, according to Accenture research. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter The Accenture report, Rewire for Growth, estimates that AI has the potential to increase

Rio Tinto will expand its fleet of autonomous haul trucks at its iron ore operations in the Pilbara by more than 50 per cent by 2019 after signing agreements with leading manufacturers Caterpillar and Komatsu to convert traditional trucks to autonomous vehicles. A total of 29 Komatsu haul trucks will