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Nicholas Fearn

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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....

IoT is disrupting business processes, claims survey

The growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) is beginning to have an impact on the way technology is managed in businesses, a survey...

Puma develops racing robot that can beat Usain Bolt

German sportswear brand Puma has built a shoe-sized, programmable robot that can help runners reach new goals and improve their art. BeatBot, which was created...

Microsoft acquires Italian start-up in IoT push

Microsoft has acquired Italian start-up Solair for an undisclosed sum in a bid to get more consumers and businesses interested in the possibilities of...

Google invests in San Fran IoT sensor start-up

GV, the venture capital investment arm of search giant Google, has invested millions in a San Francisco-based tech start-up that makes and deploys IoT...

Vodafone, Huawei open NB-IoT Lab – will others follow suit?

Huawei and Vodafone have teamed up to launch a lab dedicated to developing products and applications for Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) technology. The lab...

IoT security spending to reach $348 million in 2016

IoT security spending is set to reach $348 million (£240 million) this year, an increase of 23.7 percent from $281.5 million (£194 million) in...

IoT, drones could save rhinos from poaching in South Africa

Cisco and Dimension Data have joined forces in a bid to save the ailing rhino population in South Africa through innovative technology – including...

Schools and students get smart with the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things is making children and schools smarter, according to a survey of more than 600 IT leaders from higher education organisations...