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Big data and the Internet of (School) Things

The ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) with its data collection potential and promising business forecast – McKinsey Global Institute reports that the IoT business will deliver $6.2 trillion of revenue by 2025 – is gen...
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Well colour me 3D

In this week’s Around the World, an inspiring tech-first to come out of Cape Town, expect more nerds strutting the streets of London; meanwhile, in Japan, you’re more likely to be faced with creepy robot newsreaders. Colouring in just got more exciting, and if...

Tech scores with robots in Brazil

This week in Around the World, it’s cheap chips for India’s mobile market as Mozilla prepare to launch a $25 smartphone. The tech game-changers hit Brazil, with drone spies and exoskeletons defending the World ...
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Searching for the next forward-thinkers

In the spirit of sharing views and ideas we ask you to ponder the question: Are we lost in a digital wonderland? If this conjures up ideas of ways to wade through the global knowledge society then this year’s G...

A walk down Silicon Allee

Another one of Berlin's excellent uses of silicon San Francisco has Silicon Valley. Tel Aviv has Silicon Wadi. London’s tech start-ups cluster round Old Street tube station, a place known with typical English self-deprecation as “Silicon Roundabout”. And n...