Authors Posts by Freddie Roberts

Freddie Roberts

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Deputy Editor for Internet of Business

Kar-Tel partners with Cisco Jasper to deliver IoT in Kazakhstan

Telecoms operator Beeline Kazakhstan, also known as Kar-Tel, has partnered with Cisco Jasper in order to deliver IoT services. The telco, part of the Dutch...

Benton County, Tennessee, gets network to roll out smart meters

Benton County Electric System (BCES), which provides smart metering systems in Benton County, Northwest Tennessee, has solved its connectivity issues using technology from Inmarsat and...

Healthcare applications to drive wearable device boom

As many as 430 million wearable devices will be shipped annually by 2022, a report from market intelligence company Tractica. In its Wearable Device Market...

Commuters remain frustrated by poor mobile reception on UK trains

Commuters in the UK continue to be frustrated by the inadequate state of mobile signal reception on trains and remain sceptical of Wi-Fi alternatives,...

Smart trucks bring opportunity and loss to supply chains, analysts say

Traditional logistics and freighter supply chain operations are set to be disrupted by the advent of smart trucks, such as those designed by Uber,...

US health insurer Aetna considers Apple Watch partnership

American healthcare insurance provider Aetna is considering a partnership with Apple regarding the Apple Watch, according to reports. The news was broken by US media...

DHS funds $750k project to secure first-responder IoT devices

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is funding the development of technology to enhance the security of mobile device-based sensor systems used by...

IoT soldiers hacked in cyber challenge mock-up

The Internet of War appears to be moving ever closer. The latest Cyber Security Challenge UK saw IoT-connected soldiers hacked by a fictitious gang...

UK/India consortium explore blockchain for healthcare IoT security

Following a recent flurry of cyber attacks exposing the inadequacies of IoT security, a healthcare-focused consortium, led by network security engineers from City University...

Security flaw in IoT solar equipment could disrupt Europe’s electricity grid

A Dutch security researcher claims to have found vulnerabilities in internet-connected solar panel equipment installed throughout Europe, which could potentially be exploited by hackers. Willem...

Food and grocery supply chains face IoT revolution, research suggests

Investment in smart IoT devices is set to rise among food and grocery companies, causing significant change in global supply chains, according to research...

Businesses struggle to recruit IoT talent, says Canonical

Businesses are struggling to recruit employees with the skills needed to make a success of IoT, according to Canonical, creator of the IoT operating...