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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.

Agrifac and Bilberry team up to beat weeds on Aussie farms

By the end of this year, crop sprayers sold in Australia by agricultural equipment manufacturer Agrifac will incorporate smart weed detection technology from French...

Intellect SEEC: Transforming the underwriting role for the IoT age

For insurance companies, digitization, artificial intelligence and IoT data hold the key to getting the most from underwriting talent, as Pranav Pasricha, CEO of Intellect...

Risk managers hesitant to give drones clearance for take-off

'Invasion of privacy' is the number one concern for risk managers when it comes to commercial drone deployment, says a Munich Re US survey. Drones...

TNS: In the IOT, an ATM does far more than dispense...

ATMs: There's more of them around these days, they're smarter than ever, and they're not just machines, but smart connected devices in the IOT,...

Singapore companies settle on Sigfox for smart rodent control

Two companies in Singapore have partnered to apply LPWAN connectivity to the pesky problem of dealing with unwanted rodent visitors.  Cre8tec, a rodent risk management...

AT&T delivers progress report on LTE-M rollout in Mexico

AT&T has confirmed it is on track to deploy LTE-M technology across its network in Mexico by the end of this year. The telco...

Could hackers force industrial cobots to go rogue?

Recent work by researchers at IOActive has revealed worrying vulnerabilities in today's commercially available collaborative robots.    One of the biggest arguments in favour of...

IoT projects driving IT budget decisions, 451 Research finds

From the edge to the cloud, IoT projects are already making their impact felt on corporate IT budgets, says a new report from market...

Deere & Company harvests Blue River Technology in smart farming drive

Agricultural machinery manufacturer Deere & Company, better known as John Deere, has announced it will acquire Blue River Technology, a Silicon Valley-based specialist in...

LeakKiller Challenge launched to tackle water damage in homes

A £15,000 prize is up for grabs for the winner of a new IoT design competition to create a prototype for a low-cost, IoT-based...

Outdated pagers cost NHS millions, says report

A report published this week has found that the National Health Service  is spending millions of pounds on outdated – and even broken –...

London Zoo turns to IoT to tackle global poaching menace

Non-profit tech organisation Digital Catapult has announced it is working with the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), keepers of London Zoo, to develop next-generation,...
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