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Freddie Roberts

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Reporter for Internet of Business

EU peacekeepers use IoT-based fleet tracking in Georgia and Kosovo

Two European Union (EU) peacekeeping organizations have deployed telematics technology to track and manage fleets in Georgia and Kosovo. To improve fleet management and keep...

French railway operator SNCF signs up IBM Watson IoT

French railway operator SNCF claims using IBM Watson Internet of Things (IoT) on IBM Cloud will enable it to deliver a better customer experience and...

Verizon buys drone company Skyward in latest IoT push

Telecoms giant Verizon last week announced it has acquired drone company Skyward, following an initial investment in 2015. Skyward sells a drone management platform that helps...

Amazon Prime Air exploring drone delivery by parachute

Global e-commerce company Amazon has been granted a patent that will allow it to deliver packages into consumer's homes via parachute, according to CNN. The...

AT&T set to deploy LTE-M network across North America and Mexico

Telco giant AT&T plans to deploy its LTE-M network for Internet of Things (IoT) devices across North America by Q2 2017. The network will support...

Deutsche Post DHL, Huawei sign connected supply chain partnership

Mail and logistics company Deutsche Post DHL (DPDHL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with telecoms equipment manufacturer Huawei to develop a range of...

Ford boosts autonomous vehicle program with AI investment

Ford is investing $1 billion in an artificial intelligence (AI) start-up, Argo AI, to assist with the development of its autonomous vehicle technology. According to...

Nokia spreads its wings with new Worldwide IoT Network Grid (WING)

Following recent updates to its Impact IoT platform, Nokia has created a worldwide IoT network grid (Wing) as a service for multinational companies with...

AT&T, IBM, Nokia form IoT Cybersecurity Alliance to tackle device threats

Industry giants AT&T, IBM, and Nokia have teamed up with Palo Alto Networks, Symantec and Trustonic to form the IoT Cybersecurity Alliance. The new industry...

UK homes to get smart meter boost as National Grid selects...

Homeowners in the United Kingdom could soon see next-generation smart meters installed in their homes, following the selection of a software partner by the National...

Japanese bank Mizuho begins development of IoT payments platform

The Mizuho Financial Group, Japan, has begun research and development work on the creation of a payments platform for IoT devices. In a statement, the bank...

Mozilla ditches Connected Devices IoT project, lays off fifty staff

The Mozilla Foundation has admitted defeat for its Connected Devices initiative, ending its ambition to create an operating system (OS) for the IoT. In a...