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Nicholas Fearn

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Target opens pop-up smart home store to promote IoT technologies

US retail giant Target is introducing a concept smart home store to give consumers some hands-on experience with new IoT products coming to market. Target,...

CES 2017: Zigbee develops universal language for IoT devices

While smart home gadgets are always advancing, they still tend to be based on isolated ecosystems. The Zigbee Alliance is looking to fix this...

BlackBerry announces IoT tracking system for truckers

BlackBerry, which was once one of the world’s largest mobile phone makers, is now looking towards a future in the IoT market with a...

US Government failing to invest in the Internet of Things, says...

According to a new report, the US Government is failing to support and invest in the Internet of Things (IoT), meaning the country is...

Dixons Carphone partners with SSE to take smart home mainstream

Dixons Carphone, the biggest electronics and mobile phones retailer in Europe, and British energy supplier SSE are partnering in a bid to make smart...

US think-tank calls for IoT device design to be regulated

The Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology, a think tank based in Washington DC, has issued a report calling for IoT device design to be...

Microsoft wants to take on Amazon and Google with smart home...

Interest in smart home technology is constantly growing with tech giants like Amazon and Google having already announced their offerings, but now Microsoft wants...

Report: Smart cities demand smart transport systems

Berg Insight, an Internet of Things (IoT) market provider, has published new findings detailing smart cities and the type of transport systems they need. According...

Retailers “overly optimistic” about Internet of Things, finds report

According to a report published recently, retailers believe in the benefits of connected technology, but only a few firms are actually making investments. The report,...

Retailer Ocado using 1,000 4G robots in warehouse

British online supermarket Ocado has revealed that it uses more than 1,000 4G connected robots in its automated warehouse. The robots are remotely controlled...

Blockchain and IoT technologies combine for document authentication

Blockchain firm Factom and Smartac, a company that creates radio-frequency identification (RFID) products for the Internet of Things (IoT), are launching a vital document...

Sigfox raises €150 million to accelerate IoT network growth

High-growth French connected technology start-up Sigfox has just closed a funding round totalling €150 million in a bid to continue deploying its IoT network....