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Jessica Twentyman

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Jessica Twentyman is a journalist with a 20-year track record as both a writer and editor on national newspapers and IT trade titles. Her work focuses on how smart companies use technology to achieve real business results. She is a contributor to the Financial Times, The Economist and Computer Weekly, and Consulting Editor on Diginomica.com and I-CIO.com.

Retail IoT: NFC-enabled POS terminals take off

By 2022, almost eight out of ten point of sale (POS) terminals installed by retailers worldwide will be able to accept NFC-enabled contactless payments,...

OpenText customers unveil smart, connected data solutions at Enterprise World

At this week's Enterprise World event in Toronto, OpenText showcased a number of customer projects that demonstrate how its software is playing its part...

Siemens turns up thermostat on smart buildings market

Last week's purchase of Building Robotics was the third in a string of smart building-focused acquisitions by German industrial giant, Siemens, as Jessica Twentyman...

Exclusive: Augmented reality comes into focus at PTC

Augmented reality is already worth $20 million each year to computer software and services company PTC, enabling it to define the kinds of projects...

PTC CEO says Rockwell tie-up “more important” than GE

EXCLUSIVE PTC is looking to new partner Rockwell Automation to help it fulfil the smart factory ambitions that have fuelled acquisitions totalling $300 million...

Rockwell Automation makes $1bn IIoT investment in PTC | Analysis

As industrial automation company Rockwell Automation forms strategic partnership with software company PTC, Jessica Twentyman takes a first look at this important industrial IoT...

Saving the rhino with the IoT: Cisco, Dimension Data expand Africa...

IoT technologies are rapidly becoming a useful weapon in the fight to save rhinos and elephants from poachers, writes Jessica Twentyman. When Minister Edna...

Smart buildings: Why more research is needed on human-centric lighting

The science behind human-centric lighting in smart buildings is strong, but more empirical evidence of positive worker outcomes is needed to boost the market,...

NB-IoT will win because China supports it | Analysis

China looks set to decide the battle for supremacy between NB-IoT and LTE-M when it comes to LPWA connectivity on cellular networks, as well...

Five automakers motoring ahead with 3D printing

In recent months, major automotive companies have announced new moves in 3D printing as the technology gathers pace in their sector. Jessica Twentyman reports. The...

Charging ahead: Ultra-fast power options open up for electric vehicles

Home charging of plug-in cars looks set to be displaced by charging stations in car parks and petrol stations, as investment in EV infrastructure...

Imperial College crowdsources smartphone network to fight cancer

Harnessing the processing power of smartphones could be a useful way to crunch clinical data, as healthcare continues to work towards the goal of...
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