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Nicholas Fearn

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WaterGroup, Reekoh partner on water saving platform in Australia

Australian water-saving specialist WaterGroup is licensing an IoT integration platform from Reekoh in a multi-year deal. Reekoh’s IoT platform will be available for use...

Cargo shipping tech specialist MTI completes blockchain pilot

Marine Transport International (MTI) has conducted a successful pilot of blockchain technology, which it claims could revolutionize maritime logistics. The pilot, carried out by MTI...

German manufacturer Trumpf swoops on Seattle-based IoT specialist C-Labs

C-Labs Corporation, a Seattle-based company that creates software for the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), has been acquired by German manufacturing company Trumpf. Trumpf, which...

Vancouver-based IoT firm Helios raises $4 million to launch first satellite

Helios Wire, a connected technology company based in Vancouver, has raised $4 million in financing to continue developing its satellite-enabled IoT service. The company is...

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...