Autonomous trucks need to warn e-bikes of their presence to avoid accidents, first responders need to know the position of critical medical drones with pinpoint accuracy, and operators need to precisely locate precious cargo. Vodafone customers will have applications that do all that and more thanks to a new technology it is testing. Continue reading
AutoStore, the pioneer and global leader in automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS), today filed patent infringement lawsuits in the United States and the United Kingdom against the UK FTSE 100-listed online grocery retailer and technology company, Ocado Group Plc.
AutoStore is seeking court orders barring Ocado and its partner, Tharsus Group (of Blyth, UK), from manufacturing, importing, using and selling technology that infringes AutoStore’s patents, as well as monetary damages. Ocado has signed agreements with retailers such as Kroger (US), Marks & Spencer (UK), and Morrisons (UK) that rely on the continued infringement of AutoStore’s intellectual property. Read more
London-based estate agent Foxtons is blaming a 42 percent drop in profit on Britain’s EU referendum. But as Laura Frykberg explains, the weak pound means luxury properties are still managing to attract interest. Continue reading
TalkTalk CEO Dido Harding is interviewed after her mobile phone and Internet company revealed it was breached by Internet hackers. A TalkTalk customer, Rachel Acton, of Boston, England, says she is worried that her identity may have been stolen.