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Nicholas Fearn

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Motoring giant Hyundai shifts focus to electric vehicles

South Korean motoring giant Hyundai announced on Thursday that it will put electric vehicles at the forefront of its new product strategy. The company has...

Hundreds of smart locks scuppered by flawed update

Hundreds of smart locks from supplier Lockstate were left unusable, or 'bricked', after a flawed wireless update was issued by the company. As customers flocked...

Swiss company ELSE raises $3 million to launch IoT nanosatellite

ELSE, a connected technology company based in Switzerland, has raised $3 million through a crowdfunding campaign to launch an IoT nanosatellite. The company is looking...

Silver Spring Networks to expand smart light platform across London

Silver Spring Networks, a company that provides smart grid solutions across the world, has announced it’s to expand its smart light platform in London. The...

Scientists find that humans prefer awkward robots that make mistakes

Robots haven’t taken over the world just yet and may still be a product of sci-fi movies, but there’s no denying the fact that...

Elemental Machines uses AT&T IoT tech to make lab equipment smarter

Elemental Machines is using IoT technology from American telecom giant AT&T in a bid to make its critical lab equipment smarter. The Massachusetts-based company uses...

Connected tech adoption in manufacturing set to double

Despite the promises the IoT makes for more efficiency and cost reductions, many manufacturers have yet to get the message, according to a new study...

UK aims for world leadership in battery tech

The UK is looking to become a world leader and boost its expertise in battery technology through a new £246 million investment scheme announced...

Automotive insurers admit to being ill-prepared for digital risks

A study published this week has found that only 18 percent of motor insurers believe that the industry is capable of responding to digital...

Bullguard researchers find serious flaws in smart home alarm

A team of researchers at security specialist Bullguard has identified a range of serious flaws in a connected burglar alarm. Security researchers at the...

Signagelive and Layered Solutions team up to transform emergency communications

Signagelive, which creates software to manage digital signage screens, has formed a strategic partnership with Layered Solutions to transform the way emergency events are...

Survey: Facilities managers look to IoT for building performance boost

A growing number of facilities managers are investing in IoT technology to improve the performance of the buildings they manage, according to a recent...