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Gartner: IoT security spend hitting $1.5 billion – but strategy poor

Worldwide spending on Internet of Things security will hit $1.5 billion in 2018, a 28 per cent increase from 2017, according to a new report...

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Reports reveal critical need for IoT cybersecurity upgrade

Two reports from the Royal Academy of Engineering reveal a critical need for systematic improvements in IoT security in key industries, and identify how...

Finance & Insurance

Blockchain: “not solution to 90 percent of problems”, warns expert

Blockchain specialist Denis Baranov, principal consultant at consultancy group DataArt, has warned the UK’s Institute of Directors of the dangers of jumping on the...

Transportation & Supply Chain

Smart city hotspots: FLIR manages traffic using thermal imaging

Thermal imaging company FLIR Systems has launched a traffic sensor designed to connect vehicles to smart city infrastructures. The thermal system will provide a...


Oil spill detection enhanced by Norwegian IoT partnership

Two Norweigan companies, Miros and Ocean Visuals, have formed a partnership to combine their oil spill detection technologies. The deal will see the two companies...


Sensor City awarded £3.5m to explore 5G community Wi-Fi

Liverpool's Sensor City has been awarded £3.5 million in government funding to explore the potential applications of 5G community Wi-Fi in health and social care. The...

IoT Technology

Retail IoT: AI firm trials autonomous smartphone checkouts

American artificial intelligence (AI) firm AVA Retail has successfully completed the first trial of its autonomous checkout system. The SmoothShop system allows customers to scan...