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Doug Drinkwater

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Doug Drinkwater is the Contributing Editor at Internet of Business. An experienced technology journalist and editor with a passion for emerging technology, his work has previously appeared on a number of well-regarded IT titles, including CIO.com, CSO Online, International Business Times, Macworld, Mashable, PCWorld, SC Magazine and The Gadget Show Magazine.

Dell launches IoT insurance accelerator

Dell Services has launched a new Internet of Things insurance accelerator which is designed to “help insurance companies quickly create vital new products and...
Google: IoT a game-changer for insurance

Google: IoT a game-changer for insurance

Google financial services executive Tore Dimmestol believes the Internet of Things has the potential to transform insurance companies – so long as they’re willing...
Why Google’s Nest sees beyond connected homes and the Internet of Things

Why Google’s Nest sees beyond connected homes and the Internet of...

Google’s Nest Labs has become the poster boy for the Internet of Things with its Internet-connected thermostats, smoke alarms and cameras. But, as the...
100 million people to bank with wearables by 2020

100 million people to bank with wearables by 2020

A new study suggests that over a third of the world’s population will bank using mobile devices by 2020, with an increasing number using...
How the world’s best football club is using beacon technology

How the world’s best football club is using beacon technology

FC Barcelona, the five-time winners of the Champions League, is using Beacons to keep fans up-to-date on team news and sales promotions. US start-up Estimote...

Manchester wins £10 million in IoT funding for smart city project

Manchester has been awarded £10 million in funding from the UK Government's Internet of Things competition. The money will see the city develop smart-city...

Bluetooth to get more power, range and speed for IoT devices

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has released its 2016 technology roadmap which details planned improvements for using the communication protocol on IoT devices. The...
HP Enterprise unveils IoT gateway devices

HP Enterprise unveils IoT gateway devices

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has launched gateway devices and a cloud-based beacon management solution to help companies take advantage of the Internet of Things –...
Inmarsat and Ericsson partner to drive connected ships

Inmarsat and Ericsson partner to drive connected ships

Inmarsat and Ericsson have inked a strategic maritime agreement which will see the companies work on developing services and solutions for Internet-connected ships. In a...
British Airways speeds up boarding with Apple Watch

British Airways speeds up boarding with Apple Watch

British Airways is trying to speed-up the boarding process through the use of its Apple Watch application and ‘Scan and Go’ scanners. In a press...

Half of enterprises will have deployed IoT by this time next...

New analysis by 451 Research indicates that enterprises will ramp up their adoption of IoT next year, but anticipates troubles ahead on communication protocols,...

Microsoft adds predictive maintenance to Azure IoT suite

Microsoft’s pre-configured Azure IoT suite now features new predictive maintenance features, enabling deploying companies to see and react when their systems go down. Announcing the...
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