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Nicholas Fearn

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ARM buys eSIM company Simulity Labs for £11.7 million

Semiconductor company ARM has acquired embedded software specialist Simulity Labs for £11.7 million from Foresight, a leading private equity investment company. Simulity creates embedded operating...

Ford creates dedicated robotics and AI R&D team

Car manufacturing giant Ford has formed a dedicated team to extend its capabilities and research across robotics and artificial intelligence. In a blog post...

Discovery Ag and NNNCo create rural IoT network for Australia’s farmers

Australian agritech business Discovery Ag and connectivity specialist the National Narrowband Network Company (NNNCo) are forming a new joint venture to develop and roll...

Actility adds Cisco to list of financial backers

Actility, a specialist in low-power, wide-area network (LPWAN) connectivity for the IoT, has announced Cisco as a participant in its $75 million Series D...

Persirai leads in botnet battle for connected cameras, researchers find

Research conducted by security software company Trend Micro has identified four types of botnets affecting connected cameras. The company used custom http servers to analyze the...

City of Lakeland, Florida turns to IoT to improve flood prevention

Monitoring lake levels as part of wider flood prevention measures can be a time-consuming and costly task for city officials, but the IoT can help. Scientists working for...

Metso and Rockwell to create IoT platform for mining industry

Finnish industrial machinery company Metso has partnered with Rockwell Automation to develop a range of new IoT solutions for the mining industry. The company has...

Telco DNA puts NB-IoT to the test for monitoring indoor air...

Finnish telecommunications company DNA has teamed up with Ericsson, energy company Enermix and wireless technologies specialist Unseen Technologies to build an NB-IoT network for...

VitalConnect raises $33 million for its remote patient monitoring tech

VitalConnect, a San Francisco-based company that develops wearable sensors for the healthcare industry, has raised $33 million in its latest investment round. The company’s Series...

Six out of ten IoT projects fail at trial stage, says...

A survey released by Cisco this week has found that 60 percent of IoT projects fail at the proof-of-concept (POC) stage.  The networking giant's survey canvassed 1,845...

Intel and Honeywell partner to make logistics smarter

Microprocessor company Intel and industrial automation giant Honeywell have announced that they are forming a partnership in a bid to make the shipping and logistics...

Lone worker protection services market to reach €260 million by 2021,...

New research from analyst company Berg Insight has forecast that the market for lone worker protection solutions in Europe and North America will reach €260...