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Asian businesses are leading the world in IoT adoption: Vodafone

Asian businesses are leading the world in IoT adoption: Vodafone

Written by on November 3, 2017 in Features, News with 0 Comments

Asia’s businesses are leading the world in Internet of Things (IoT) adoption, with the number of companies embracing connected devices soaring 200% from 2013 to stand at 36% in 2017, according to a new report by Vodafone. Key findings from the Vodafone IoT Barometer 2017/18 report: 77% of Asia’s businesses see IoT as mission-critical to […]

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News highlights – 2 November 2017

News highlights – 2 November 2017

Written by on November 3, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 2 November 2017 Regulator says Slim can start charging rivals MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s telecommunications regulator said on Thursday that billionaire Carlos Slim’s America Movil could start charging local rivals for mobile calls to its network for the first time since a 2014 sector reform. Read more… Telefonica publishes the IoT […]

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The IoT is on the up and up, driven by smart home devices

The IoT is on the up and up, driven by smart home devices

Written by on October 30, 2017 in Features, News with 0 Comments

The IoT continues to expand rapidly, and the smart home will be one of the keys to further growth through the 2020s, according to new research from Strategy Analytics. The report found that nearly 20 billion IoT and connected devices will be deployed worldwide by the end of this year, and a further 10 billion will […]

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News highlights – 22 October 2017

News highlights – 22 October 2017

Written by on October 23, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 22 October 2017 Apple sued over the term animoji NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Japanese software company is suing Apple Inc in a U.S. court over the trademark for the term “animoji”, alleging the U.S. technology company stole the name to use on a feature of its iPhone X. Read more… Australian […]

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News highlights – 18 October 2017

News highlights – 18 October 2017

Written by on October 19, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 18 October 2017 Snapchat signs content deal for next year’s Winter Olympics MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – Social media platform Snapchat will present Winter Olympics content at next year’s event in Pyeongchang after striking a deal with Discovery communications’ Eurosport, a move which could help the Games reach the younger demographic it craves. […]

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EU policy needs to bolster, not block, IoT innovation

EU policy needs to bolster, not block, IoT innovation

Written by on October 11, 2017 in Features with 0 Comments

The internet of things – IoT – is at a crucial turning point. EU policymakers need to create the right environment to help it grow, write Brian Humphries and Joakim Reiter. We are at an inflection point: demand is growing, costs are falling, and technology is advancing quickly. It’s high time for dynamic, forward-thinking policy […]

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Now we need to keep children safe from their own toys

Now we need to keep children safe from their own toys

Written by on October 10, 2017 in Features with 0 Comments

We are living in an increasingly connected world where the Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud technologies are moving into our homes and our lives. Now, even children’s toys are connected. Connected toys may come in the form of squeezable stuffed animals, dolls, or plastic dinosaurs, with built-in electronic components such as speakers, wireless receivers […]

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Successful IoT networks will be defined by two simple words – speed and scale

Successful IoT networks will be defined by two simple words – speed and scale

Written by on August 21, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

The Internet of Things is all about the connection of things, simply because we can. If that observation was true, we could simply string cable from one thing to next and declare victory. Job done. Sadly, it is not the case. Two elements of the IoT data deluge confound the rollout of those transformative implementations […]

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News highlights – 6 August 2017

News highlights – 6 August 2017

Written by on August 7, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 6 August 2017 UK Government issues security guidelines connected cars LONDON (Reuters) – The British government issued new guidelines on Sunday requiring manufacturers of internet-connected vehicles to put in place tougher cyber protections to ensure they are better shielded against hackers. Read more… Prosecutors want 12 year jail term for ex Samsung […]

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News highlights – 13 July 2017

News highlights – 13 July 2017

Written by on July 14, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 13 July 2017 French Government will appeal Google tax ruling PARIS (Reuters) – The French government said on Thursday it would appeal against a court ruling in Google’s favour with regard to 1.1 billion euros ($1.25 billion) in tax. Read more… Carmakers write to Chinese Government to relax quotas on electric cars […]

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