Robots could soon be packing up fruit and vegetable orders at Ocado after the UK online supermarket helped develop 'soft hands' that can adapt to the shape of fragile objects to handle them without the risk of damage.
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Estonia has earned a reputation as the world's most advanced digital society, with over 99 percent of its public services now available online.
PayPal has become one of the world's biggest online payments companies since it launched in 1998, exceeding US$578 billion in payments across 9.9 billion transactions for over 267 million customer accounts by its 20th birthday, a meteoric rise that analytics has helped drive.
Qlik is rebranding itself as a cloud-first, software-as-a-service (SaaS) analytics platform following a spate of acquisitions topped by last week's US$560 million purchase of Attunity, which added data integration capabilities to Qlik's self-service business intelligence (BI) product.
In 2012, digital subscriptions at the Financial Times surpassed those of print for the first time.
Pharmaceuticals giant AstraZeneca and London-based startup BenevolentAI have begun a "long term" collaboration aimed at using AI and machine learning to more quickly develop new treatments for chronic kidney disease and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
As a research-intensive Russell Group university with around 22,000 students and 4,500 staff, the University of Exeter collects a lot of valuable information.
Surgical technology has developed rapidly in recent years, improving patient outcomes but arming doctors with a dizzying array of tools and techniques that many struggle to get to grips with before wielding them in the operating theatre. Research suggests that when graduating from general surgery residency, about 30 percent of trainees were still unable to operate independently.
In the six years since Deliveroo was founded, the company has grown from a two-man team in a London flat delivering food from three restaurants into a $2 billion unicorn serving customers in 14 countries by offering a fast and reliable delivery that customers can track on their phone.
Data analytics has immense potential for Save the Children. It could help the charity get quicker insights into the populations it serves, maximise the allocation of its limited resources and discover new ways of improving the lives of children.
Rugby union is an extremely physical sport comprised of crunching tackles, rucks, scrums, mauls and line outs contested by enormous athletes.
Domo has had mixed fortunes since it went public in June 2018, surpassing analyst expectations but maintaining a high burn rate.
Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the second most common cause of death in England and Wales and a condition that afflicts around 2.3 million people in the UK, but diagnosis of the disease is often complex and invasive.
NHS Scotland is bringing together more than 100 different computer systems and 161,000 employees onto Microsoft's Office 365 and Windows 10.
Data science became the highest-paid IT profession in 2018, and is set for further growth as the tools and techniques become more accessible.