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Jessica Twentyman

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Consumers value IoT, but they don’t trust it, says Cisco

New research finds that fears over data privacy persist but aren't enough to get consumers to pull the plug on smart devices.  Cisco has announced...

Montego Resources hopes IoT will help uncover silver bounty in Nevada

The mining firm is using drones, sensors and robo-drills to hunt for treasure in the Nevada desert.  For more than one hundred years, Taylor Mine...

Analysis: Are bike-sharing schemes a smart city’s friend or foe?

There is much to be said for getting urbanites to switch to bike-sharing schemes for their daily commutes, but city authorities need to maintain...

Royal Dirkzwager keep eye on seas with satellite comms and big...

Maritime tracking specialist Royal Dirkzwager has used technology from Software AG to help clients keep a closer eye on vessel movements. For Netherlands-based Royal Dirkzwager...

Ten IoT predictions for 2018 from Cisco’s Maciej Kranz

Internet of Business speaks to Cisco executive and bestselling author Maciej Kranz about his IoT forecast for 2018.  Maciej Kranz is vice president of strategic...

Amazon onboards new recruit, Alexa for Business

Amazon has launched a new set of tools to allow businesses to use its Alexa-driven smart speakers in offices and conference rooms. Alexa could...

Analysis: Connected streetlights illuminate path to smart cities

Projects to install connected streetlights show that cities are serious about getting smarter. These technologies face bright growth prospects over the next decade.  The city of...

AWS goes all-in on IoT at Reinvent in Las Vegas

AWS is placing serious bets on IoT, with a flurry of announcements at its Reinvent conference underway this week in Las Vegas. When it...

Zuhlke: Insurance sector can’t afford to ignore the IoT opportunity

In an exclusive interview, Brewster Barclay of Zuhlke tells Internet of Business that insurance companies need both imagination and technical know-how to drive business...

HPE and ABB spell out plans for industrial IoT partnership

At HPE's Discover conference, being held this week in Madrid, the IT giant has announced a partnership with Swiss/Swedish industrial company ABB.  Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE)...

Chateau Kefraya cultivates smart vineyard pilot in Lebanon

At the Chateau Kefraya vineyard in Lebanon, an IoT-based smart agriculture project is drawing to a close – but valuable data has been harvested. Lebanese...

Deutsche Telekom and Fraunhofer launch IoT R&D centre

Deutsche Telekom and Fraunhofer are teaming up on applied research to solve real-world logistics challenges, initially using NB-IoT. When experts argue that governments should...