The Watson-powered Pepper robot

|7 January 2016| IBM and SoftBank Robotics Holdings Corp. (SBRH) have announced plans to offer a version of Watson for SoftBank Robotics’ Pepper robots, aimed at global enterprise customers. IBM and SBRH ...

Digital technology Oscars open for entries

|6 January 2016| The ScotlandIS Digital Technology Awards 2016 are now open for entries with a hat trick of new categories up for grabs. A new ‘CEO of the year’ award has been introduced for 2016 to recog...

“A mobile-only bank”

|5 January 2016| by John Delaney, associate VP, Mobility – International Data Corporation (IDC) Europe Orange has announced exclusive negotiations with French financial services provider Groupama. Accordi...

Building “world-class digital connectivity”

|4 January 2016| More than half a million Scottish homes and businesses can now connect to high-speed broadband. The engineering milestone was passed as a new fibre cabinet in Gretna Green became the late...

First minister prioritises innovation

|31 December 2015| First minister Nicola Sturgeon has used her 2016 New Year message to hail Scotland’s ‘can-do’ culture and set out enterprise and innovative public services as priorities for the forthcomin...

Win London IoT tickets

|26 December 2015| We have two golden tickets to give away for the internet of things (IoT) Tech Expo Europe 2016 event in London. Being held at the Olympia between 10 and 11 February, it will bring toget...

Japan leads in key frontier technologies

|22 December 2015| A report released last month reveals Japan and the US are leading the way in driving innovation in key frontier technologies. Published by the World Intellectual Property Organization, ...

Connectivity in 2016

|20 December 2015| Nearly half of the world’s seven billion population will have access to the internet in 2016, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC). It estimates that 3.2 billion people...

Innovation the key driver of growth

|16 December 2015| The Scottish government has prioritised innovation and connectivity in its latest budget. Digital strategy spend across the country's homes, businesses and universities, especially in r...

Trillion dollar IoT spend by 2019

|13 December 2015| Spending on the internet of things (IoT) will reach $1.3 trillion within four years, according to a new report. And Europe will experience some of the fastest growth in IoT spending ove...