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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.

ROI beats security as biggest challenge for IoT device makers

Manufacturers of connected products need to get their ROI calculations in order if they hope to profit, says new report.  Despite the barrage of headlines...

Australia-based WaterGroup partners with Thinxtra on smart water monitoring

Australian smart water meter company WaterGroup has announced it has signed a five-year IoT connectivity partnership with local Sigfox provider Thinxtra. The company claims this...

Smart thermostats gain traction in Europe and North America

The number of North American and European homes with smart thermostats grew by 67 percent to 10.1 million in 2016, according to a new...

NextLiFi teams with Monash Uni to shine light on Li-Fi potential

NextLifi, an Australian specialist in Li-Fi technology, has announced it will work with engineers at Monash University to create prototypes that use light rather...

Consultants set to cash in on march of the robots

Eight out of ten US corporates have begun investing time and money into robotic process automation (RPA) and artificial intelligence (AI) – and the...

T-Mobile US bets on NB-IoT, completes Vegas live tests

Wireless network operator T-Mobile US has announced the completion of what it is claiming is North America’s first live network tests of Narrowband IoT...

NEC wins contract for Lisbon smart city project

Japanese IT giant NEC has announced it has won a contract to install smart city infrastructure in Lisbon, in a project due to begin...

Drayson signs new healthcare IoT deal with Oxford University and NHS...

Healthcare IoT specialist Drayson Technologies has announced a five-year strategic research agreement with Oxford University and Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) NHS Foundation Trust in the...

IIoT and the rise of the cobots

Spending on robotics among industrial companies will continue to climb over the next decade – but smaller, less costly and highly adaptable collaborative robots...

Ocado trials driverless CargoPod for last-mile grocery deliveries

Online grocery retailer Ocado has announced that its Ocado Technology unit has conducted a “very successful” driverless deliveries trial on the streets of the...

Live from Las Vegas, Cisco Jasper announces Control Center 7.0

At Cisco Live in Las Vegas, the networking giant has announced details of Control Center 7.0, the latest update to the IoT platform it...

NetNumber: Signaling control must adapt to IoT age

As carriers increasingly look to handle more IoT connectivity for customers, they'll need to rethink their approach to signaling control, as Doug Ranelli of...
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