Authors Posts by Nicholas Fearn

Nicholas Fearn

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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....

GE announces new solutions to transform the Industrial Internet

American tech giant General Electric has announced a string of new products, acquisitions and partner programs in a bid to accelerate the lucrative industrial...

Enterprises are in IoT network adoption push, says report

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a relatively new area of technology, although it’s use and the network that supports it are growing rapidly, and...

SAP unveils new version of HANA to make IoT development easier

German software giant SAP has unveiled a new Internet of Things application enablement tool in a bid to help companies and individuals with IoT...

Analysts see investments decline for IoT start-ups

There’s no denying that the Internet of Things market is constantly growing, although according to CB Insights, investment with IoT start-ups is on the...

Newly created IoT botnet infects 3,500 connected devices

An online criminal has created a new type of malware to hack into IoT devices, push them into a botnet, to launch DDoS attacks. The...