Authors Posts by Nicholas Fearn

Nicholas Fearn

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Bullguard researchers find serious flaws in smart home alarm

A team of researchers at security specialist Bullguard has identified a range of serious flaws in a connected burglar alarm. Security researchers at the...

Signagelive and Layered Solutions team up to transform emergency communications

Signagelive, which creates software to manage digital signage screens, has formed a strategic partnership with Layered Solutions to transform the way emergency events are...

Survey: Facilities managers look to IoT for building performance boost

A growing number of facilities managers are investing in IoT technology to improve the performance of the buildings they manage, according to a recent...

TUMI and AT&T launch tracking device for travellers

Luggage company TUMI has teamed up with US telco AT&T to launch a wireless device – the TUMI Global Locator – to help travellers...

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...