Get used to virtual assistants in business life

They may still be a novelty for some, but virtual assistants look set to become labour-saving, revenue-generating additions to UK organisations

Machines are learning business

Artificial intelligence is no longer a geeky research project – the technology is developing fast and is ready for adoption now

Virtual reality and big data disrupting digital construction

Latest technologies, including virtual reality, are revolutionising the way buildings are conceived, constructed and maintained

Top 8 virtual personal assistants

One of the best-known applications of AI is in virtual personal assistants. A look at the top 8, including Siri, Cortana and Google Now

Putting a value on virtual money

Virtual currencies may be flawed, but there will be a winner one day, says financial commentator Chris Skinner

Are robots virtually the real thing?

Virtual companies are already a reality thanks to outsourcing, writes Sally Percy, who discovers “robots” are set to become the outsourcers of the future