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Freddie Roberts

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FDA approves patch for cyber vulnerability in cardiac pacemakers of 465,000...

Up to 465,000 implantable cardiac pacemakers manufactured by health company, Abbott, formerly St. Jude Medical, containing a cybersecurity vulnerability are finally set to receive...

Smart bin from Polish start-up Bin-e set to sort UK recycling...

A smart bin, which automatically sorts rubbish into the requisite recycling categories, is set to go on sale in the UK within a few...

Ford, Domino’s Pizza to trial self-driving delivery service in US

Ford Motor Company and Domino's Pizza are to trial self-driving vehicles as a way to deliver orders to customers in Michigan, America. As of September...

Kaspersky Lab launches IoT scanner for home networks

Security company Kaspersky has released a beta version of Kaspersky IoT Scanner, an application for Android that scans the home Wi-Fi network. Due to the...

UK government gives autonomous lorries the green light

The UK government has committed to investing £8.1 million in 'platooning' trials for autonomous lorries on motorways. According to the Department for Transport, the trials...

IBM leads consortium promoting blockchain in food supply chains

Technology company IBM is leading a consortium to explore how blockchain can benefit the global food supply chain. IBM will be joined by food companies...

Dutch school solves scheduling problems with Winvision IoT

To solve its classroom scheduling problems, Netherlands-based Drenthe College turned to IoT powered by Winvision, a Microsoft CityNext partner. According to the school, staff were...

Tennplasco recruits collaborative robot to fill human labor gap

Plastic injection molding company Tennplasco was struggling to hire enough workers to operate machines in its factory – but Sawyer from Rethink Robotics has...

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,...