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Internet of Things (IoT)

HMD bolsters commitment to enterprise IoT with Nokia partnership
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Internet of Things (IoT)

HMD bolsters commitment to enterprise IoT with Nokia partnership

The licensee of Nokia phones is moving into the IoT market with an enterprise offering and two new partnerships
15 Jun 2021
Japan and Finland collaborate on 6G development
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Network & Internet

Japan and Finland collaborate on 6G development

Industry groups from both countries have partnered to lead the formation of 6G standards
9 Jun 2021
Amazon devices to start communicating with each other by default
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Internet of Things (IoT)

Amazon devices to start communicating with each other by default

From 8 June, Amazon devices will form low-bandwidth ‘Sidewalk’ networks with nearby units to avoid dropout and extend their working range
1 Jun 2021
Smart ships are coming
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automation

Smart ships are coming

Autonomous vehicles don't start and end with cars. Our seas and waterways are set to be revolutionised, too
28 May 2021
Microsoft expands retail tech presence in China with Hanshow deal
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Cloud

Microsoft expands retail tech presence in China with Hanshow deal

The Chinese retail tech company will use Azure to manage its technology at over 20,000 stores across 50 countries
21 May 2021
Mindtree acquires AI startup to meet Industry 4.0 demand
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automation

Mindtree acquires AI startup to meet Industry 4.0 demand

The Indian company hopes to reposition its analytical services to cater for new digital transformation projects
21 May 2021
Transforming business operations with AI, IoT data, and edge computing
Transforming business operations with AI, IoT data, and edge computingwhitepaper
Whitepaper

Transforming business operations with AI, IoT data, and edge computing

A Pathfinder report on the ROI of AI, IoT, and edge computing
4 May 2021
Samsung’s Galaxy Upcycling update turns old smartphones into IoT gadgets
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Internet of Things (IoT)

Samsung’s Galaxy Upcycling update turns old smartphones into IoT gadgets

Galaxy Upcycling at Home is currently available as beta in the US, UK, and Korea
21 Apr 2021
UK’s IoT security regulation will also include smartphones
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Internet of Things (IoT)

UK’s IoT security regulation will also include smartphones

Manufacturers will be required to inform consumers how long their device will receive security software updates
21 Apr 2021
New DNS vulnerabilities put millions of IoT devices at risk
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Internet of Things (IoT)

New DNS vulnerabilities put millions of IoT devices at risk

The NAME:WRECK flaws affects four popular TCP/IP stacks
13 Apr 2021
How smart city tech could help us return to ‘normal’
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Internet of Things (IoT)

How smart city tech could help us return to ‘normal’

IoT, 5G and big data will be critical to our post-pandemic recovery
31 Mar 2021
Sierra Wireless halts production after ransomware attack
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ransomware

Sierra Wireless halts production after ransomware attack

The attack, which brought down the IoT firm's internal IT systems, also prompted the company to withdraw its Q1 2021 guidance
24 Mar 2021
New Mirai variant spotted targeting network devices
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malware

New Mirai variant spotted targeting network devices

Palo Alto researchers claim exploit code for ten vulnerabilities have been used so far
17 Mar 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: Has COVID killed the smart city dream?
The IT Pro Podcast: Has COVID killed the smart city dream?
smart city

The IT Pro Podcast: Has COVID killed the smart city dream?

With city centres deserted, the utopian smart city vision may be later than advertised
12 Feb 2021
80% of medtech firms suffered a cyber attack in the past five years
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Internet of Things (IoT)

80% of medtech firms suffered a cyber attack in the past five years

Survey finds that just 18% of organizations believed their medical device security was strong
8 Feb 2021
President Biden’s Peloton raises cyber security concerns
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cyber security

President Biden’s Peloton raises cyber security concerns

Spies could use its camera and microphone to eavesdrop on confidential conversations
21 Jan 2021
Developing the Internet of Senses
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Internet of Things (IoT)

Developing the Internet of Senses

The Internet of Senses aims to deliver multisensory experiences, but is it truly achievable by 2030?
19 Jan 2021
Google announces switch-off date for Android Things
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Google Android

Google announces switch-off date for Android Things

Google calls time on ambitious Android-in-everything project
18 Dec 2020
What is 6G and how far are we from rollout?
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Network & Internet

What is 6G and how far are we from rollout?

Everything you need to know about 6G mobile connectivity
17 Dec 2020
Flaws in open source protocols expose millions of embedded devices
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cyber security

Flaws in open source protocols expose millions of embedded devices

Amnesia:33 vulnerabilities could impact numerous industries, from health care to retail and beyond
9 Dec 2020
Build a greenhouse monitor with a Raspberry Pi
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Internet of Things (IoT)

Build a greenhouse monitor with a Raspberry Pi

How do you improve a Raspberry Pi? By adding real-world sensors – here's how to get started with the Sense Hat
4 Dec 2020
Why consumer IoT security is now a business problem
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Internet of Things (IoT)

Why consumer IoT security is now a business problem

Innocent-looking smart devices could be putting your corporate network at risk
3 Dec 2020
Senate passes minimum security standards for federal IoT devices
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Security

Senate passes minimum security standards for federal IoT devices

Vendors must notify federal customers of any cyber security flaws in their internet-connected devices
20 Nov 2020
AI, 5G, and IoT will be the most important tech of 2021, IT leaders say
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artificial intelligence (AI)

AI, 5G, and IoT will be the most important tech of 2021, IT leaders say

A new IEEE survey looks at the trends and challenges of IT leaders as 2021 fast approaches
20 Nov 2020