News

Americans happy to share data in emergencies, but snooping fears remain

The majority of US consumers would happily share their personal data with police or healthcare providers via IoT devices, but there are limits to what...

Banking & Payments

FitPay brings prepaid functionality to IoT and wearable devices

Contactless payments company FitPay is set to offer prepaid capabilities on IoT and wearable devices. Announcing the new features, FitPay, a subsidiary of mobile security...

Insurance

Automotive insurers admit to being ill-prepared for digital risks

A study published this week has found that only 18 percent of motor insurers believe that the industry is capable of responding to digital...

Health

New spray-on nanomesh wearables could bolster health monitoring

Researchers at the University of Tokyo have developed a mesh-based substance known as nanomesh that could be used to make wearable health monitors. The research...

Manufacturing

TestPlant CEO: IoT has broken the established IT testing model

Dr John Bates, CEO of testing automation company TestPlant, spoke at the recent Nutanix Next 2017 conference about the end-to-end realities of putting IoT systems through...

Retail

MIT start-up mPath reads consumer emotions and impulses

The MIT Media Lab has been the birthplace of many forward-looking technologies. Start-up mPath is taking one of them forward and developing wearables that...

Transportation

IBM launches new security services for connected cars and IoT

IBM Security today announced the launch of two new security testing practice areas focused on automotive security and the IoT. In other words, these...