What’s new this week in IoT news?

What’s new this week in IoT news?

by October 26, 2017

Every week, we bring you the latest, and most important, IoT News from Asia and around the world. This week, Fintech fans descended on Hong Kong for Fintech Week.

Artificial Intelligence was a big theme on days 4 and 5 – there were discussions around AI being all hype, regulation of the technologies and how machines might be better than people for a lot of financial applications.

The big question was, will China become the world leader in AI by 2030? Let us know what you think!

Here’s what else has been happening…

In general:

AI and Internet of Things will drive digital transformation through 2020 – zdnet.com

Energy Harvesting In Internet Of Things (IoT) – Challenges – iotone.com

Smart things:

Vending machines are getting smarter with machine learning and facial recognition – venturebeat.com

Barcelona: smart city revolution in progress – ft.com

The Machine Learning Algorithms Used in Self-Driving Cars – kdnuggets.com


A new IoT botnet called Reaper could be far more virulent than Mirai – boingboing.net

A Gigantic IoT Botnet Has Grown in the Shadows in the Past Month –bleepingcomputer.com
Cisco Seeks to Protect Blockchain System for IoT Device Tracking – coindesk.com

Cooperation vital to securing internet of things, says Europol – Computerweekly.com


Here’s how – and why – we can build machines that care – weforum.org

AI & Robotics:

Google’s artificial intelligence computer ‘no longer constrained by limits of human knowledge’ – foxnews.com

5 Myths About Artificial Intelligence (AI) You Must Stop Believing – forbes.com

There’s a fine line between what people want robots to do and not do for them – QZ.com

Robots Are Coming for These Wall Street Jobs – Bloomberg.com

The World Bank Chief thinks robots have put us on a dangerous path – weforum.org

The prevalence of AI-powered IoT devices inspires mixed emotions  – venturebeat.com

Burning Man Announces Artificial Intelligence Theme For Next Year’s festival – djmag.com

The age of robots could be a new Renaissance. This is why – weforum.org

How Governments Can Be Smart about Artificial Intelligence – huffingtonpost.com

Is Artificial Intelligence Powerful Enough to Revolutionize Industries? – beencrypted.com

What Happen When Blockchain Integrates with Artificial Intelligence – cryptomarketo.com

Ethical dilemmas should not halt the rollout of AI. Here’s why – Weforum.org