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Internet of Things (IoT)

Before buying into cloud-based tech, you must prepare for failure
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cloud computing

Before buying into cloud-based tech, you must prepare for failure

We can all learn lessons from Insteon’s demise, with customers of its IoT smart home devices left with pieces of junk
13 Aug 2022
UK's smart meter data traffic to surge 500% by 2026
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Network & Internet

UK's smart meter data traffic to surge 500% by 2026

July marks the first month where 1 billion messages were sent over the smart meter network
1 Aug 2022
University of Sunderland partners with BAI for 5G, IoT research
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Network & Internet

University of Sunderland partners with BAI for 5G, IoT research

The university will become one of the UK's first 5G universities and will work with Sunderland City Council on smart city integration
28 Jul 2022
EchoStar unveils the world's first pan-European LoRa IoT network
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Internet of Things (IoT)

EchoStar unveils the world's first pan-European LoRa IoT network

The network offers bi-directional, real-time connectivity to LoRa sensors ‌‌‌‌‌‌‌without requiring any additional‌‌ ‌‌infrastructure
5 Jul 2022
Raspberry Pi launches next-gen Pico W microcontroller with networking support
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Hardware

Raspberry Pi launches next-gen Pico W microcontroller with networking support

It comes with Wi-Fi connectivity for the first time, opening up a variety of projects for developers
1 Jul 2022
Siemens and Nvidia partner on industrial metaverse concept
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digital transformation

Siemens and Nvidia partner on industrial metaverse concept

The duo also aim to advance industrial automation through full-fidelity digital twins
30 Jun 2022
Resilience – not cutting-edge technology – is the foundation of smart office buildings
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smart city

Resilience – not cutting-edge technology – is the foundation of smart office buildings

No matter what goes on outside your walls, your smart building ought to have the horsepower to fight anything the world can throw at it
29 Jun 2022
Ubuntu Core 22 is now generally available for IoT and edge devices
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Internet of Things (IoT)

Ubuntu Core 22 is now generally available for IoT and edge devices

The new release brings security updates and support for a fully preemptible kernel
16 Jun 2022
Tech CEO Dan O’Dowd calls out Elon Musk’s “false promises” in new US Senate campaign ad
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automation

Tech CEO Dan O’Dowd calls out Elon Musk’s “false promises” in new US Senate campaign ad

Santa Barbara billionaire’s campaign is aiming to ensure computers and tech are safe for humanity
25 May 2022
Mastering endpoint security implementation
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Security

Mastering endpoint security implementation

More devices connecting to the corporate network means more security risks. Here are some of the ways to protect your business
18 May 2022
IoT privacy and security concerns
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Security

IoT privacy and security concerns

We take a look at what's needed to really secure internet-connected devices
6 May 2022
The IT Pro Podcast: Building a smart factory
The IT Pro Podcast: Building a smart factory
Internet of Things (IoT)

The IT Pro Podcast: Building a smart factory

How the power of technology can help improve manufacturing efficiency
29 Apr 2022
Podcast transcript: Building a smart factory
Podcast transcript: Building a smart factory
Internet of Things (IoT)

Podcast transcript: Building a smart factory

Read the full transcript for this episode of the IT Pro Podcast
29 Apr 2022
Insteon customers forced to rely on open source fixes after apparent collapse of IoT firm
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Internet of Things (IoT)

Insteon customers forced to rely on open source fixes after apparent collapse of IoT firm

The company has gone dark as top executives sever ties with the company
19 Apr 2022
Reimagining Edinburgh with cutting-edge smart city projects
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smart city

Reimagining Edinburgh with cutting-edge smart city projects

With several exciting projects underway, what will Scotland’s capital city look like in five years’ time?
14 Apr 2022
What is edge computing?
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Cloud

What is edge computing?

Edge computing is central to making the IoT fast, secure, and useful
8 Apr 2022
How to use IoT to meet sustainability goals
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Internet of Things (IoT)

How to use IoT to meet sustainability goals

With the need to slash your carbon footprint becoming more urgent, many enterprises are turning to connected devices
4 Apr 2022
The decades-old vision of “pervasive computing” is blueprinting today’s smart cities
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smart city

The decades-old vision of “pervasive computing” is blueprinting today’s smart cities

As first alluded to in 1988, cities are becoming invisibly intelligent spaces, often entirely unbeknownst to us
22 Mar 2022
IoT security market to hit $59 billion by 2029
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Internet of Things (IoT)

IoT security market to hit $59 billion by 2029

The Asia Pacific region is projected to lead the market during the forecast period
15 Mar 2022
What is Wi-Fi 7?
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Network & Internet

What is Wi-Fi 7?

We examine what the next generation of the wireless technology standard could bring, and when it’s expected to launch
14 Mar 2022
Patching together the UK’s fragmented smart city landscape
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smart city

Patching together the UK’s fragmented smart city landscape

Despite a lack of central government direction, disparate smart city projects are delivering rich successes and finding ways to stay connected
14 Mar 2022
UK’s largest port to deploy 5G and IoT tech
Felixstowe port in Suffolk, England
5G

UK’s largest port to deploy 5G and IoT tech

Felixstowe Port will use 5G-enabled Internet of Things (IoT) sensors to predict maintenance of the port’s quay cranes
4 Mar 2022
Alibaba taps Nokia to enhance edge cloud products
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Cloud

Alibaba taps Nokia to enhance edge cloud products

Nokia’s Digital Automation Cloud platform will add to Alibaba Cloud's industrial IoT capabilities
25 Feb 2022