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Nicholas Fearn

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Symantec unveils smart system to protect connected cars

Cyber-security firm Symantec has unveiled an anomaly detection system for connected cars to fight against zero-day attacks and other issues. The system means Symantec is bringing...

US bank Citibank using iBeacons in NYC branches

Retail banking firm Citibank has begun using iBeacons to help it forge new interactions and experiences with its customers. The company is piloting iBeacons, which pick...

Cisco and IBM team up to drive edge analytics for IoT

Tech giants Cisco and IBM are partnering in a bid to deliver intelligent data analytics by combining their respective IoT capabilities. IBM is merging the strength...

IoT connections to overtake phones by 2018

A report published this week by telecoms firm Ericsson claims that the Internet of Things (IoT) connections will overtake mobile phones by 2018. The latest...

Foxconn replaces staff with robots – is this the future?

Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn, perhaps best known for making Apple products, hit the news this week after it announced it’s replacing a staggering 60,000 human...

Capgemini, Siemens working on IoT building energy platform

Technology solutions provider Capgemini and Siemens are working on a new IoT platform to transform the next generation of building energy management solutions. The...

Smart IoT vest can aid athlete performance and health

Ireland’s Gaelic Athletic Association has begun testing an IoT sensor-packed smart vest to aid the health and performance of Irish hurling players. The organisation is...

FinTech firm uses IoT to control consumer spending habits

Fintech company Intelligent Environments has created a new banking platform that aims to help consumers reduce their spending habits by using IoT. Called 'Interact IoT',...

John Deere turns to IoT to make smart farming a reality

British tractor and farm equipment manufacturer John Deere has turned to the Internet of Things (IoT) to boost the capabilities of its innovations. The firm...

Amazon wants IoT to work with the click of a button

Amazon is looking to expand its lineup of Dash Buttons - which let you order household items with the click of a button -...

‘World’s largest IoT event’ closes with a bang

The 'world's largest Internet of Things (IoT) event' has come to a close at the Santa Clara Convention Centre in the US, having attracted...

Hitachi forms new business to grow IoT

Hitachi has announced the formation of a new company to unite its digital and connected technology solutions in a bid to accelerate IoT growth....