• Feds Suspend Self-Driving Shuttle Service
    Due to a passenger injury, NHTSA temporarily halted U.S. passenger-carrying operation EasyMile, a self-driving shuttle service in 10 states.
  • 79% Of Businesses Expect Significant Impact From 5G
    A majority (64%) of businesses expect 5G will allow more employees to work remotely, with 63% expecting to create more flexible networks for employees.
  • 10% Of Mobile Connections Projected To Be 5G By 2023
    While the rollout of 5G is a gradual process, the blinding speeds it provides may be worth the wait. By 2023, 5G will support more than 10% of the world's mobile connections,
  • SharpEnd Teams To Scale Interactive Bottle Caps
    The London-based "agency of things" has signed a strategic partnership with a manufacturer of closures for spirits and wine and a pioneer in connected caps.
  • Consumers Keen On More Unattended Retail
    Consumers who use unattended retail channels, like vending machines and self-service kiosks, tend to like the convenience.
  • Retailers Warm To Robots Engaging With Customers
    Interestingly, there seems to be a preference to use robotics that are not seen, such as online and in the call center.
  • 5G IoT Revenue Projected To Hit $8 Billion By 2025
    More than 75% of the 5G connections this year will be in Far East and China, primarily due to early launches in South Korea.
  • Wearable Jammer Blocks Smart Speakers From Listening In
    The wearable jammer is worn as a bracelet and uses ultrasonic sounds to disable microphones such as those in smart speakers.
  • Personal Car Use In Big Cities Projected To Decline 10%
    The decrease will be driven by the rise of the sharing economy and autonomous vehicles, coupled with the aging global population.
  • 56% Of Consumers Prefer Self-Owned Cars To Robotaxis
    But 44% of U.S. adults said they would consider switching from owning or leasing a vehicle to using robotaxi-based, self-driving ride-hailing services.
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