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Nicholas Fearn

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Smart cam maker SmartFrog raises €20m ($22m) in investment

Connected tech start-up SmartFrog, which creates smart cams, has raised 20 million Euros ($22m) in its latest investment round. The young company, which has offices in...

Cloud Security Alliance issues guidelines on IoT security

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) has issued a range of new guidelines in a bid to help IoT designers and developers understand IoT security...

Report: Humans need to develop new skills for post-AI world

A report published today says the UK Government needs to explore ways the British workforce can deal with social and ethical challenges in a...

Breed Reply invests in four Internet of Things start-ups

Breed Reply, the IoT accelerator programme set up by tech company Reply, has invested in four additional connected tech start-ups in its latest intake.  The...

GE and Caterpillar invest millions in autonomous vehicles start-up

General Electric (GE) and Caterpillar have invested millions in Clearpath Robotics, a Canadian tech start-up that’s looking to develop a range of autonomous vehicles for...

Specialty insurer HSB turns to IoT to improve risk management

American specialty insurer Hartford Steam Boiler (HSB) is turning to the Internet of Things in a bid to transform the insurance industry and make managing risk...

Hitachi forms IoT partnership with South West Water

Connected tech company Hitachi Consulting, which provides Internet of Things (IoT) analytics solutions and services, has formed a strategic partnership with South West Water...

New group set up to combat IoT security threats

A new working group has been set up to explore ways technology companies and professionals can better protect connected devices and Internet of Things (IoT)...

SAP set to make €2 billion investment in IoT

SAP, one of Europe’s biggest software manufacturers, has announced it is to invest 2 billion euros in the Internet of Things by the end...

Nominet unveils global smart city showcase

Nominet, the organisation responsible for running and regulating UK internet domains, has unveiled a showcase of exciting smart city projects. It investigates 148 smart city...

Cisco and Salesforce join forces to merge IoT tech

Cisco and Salesforce have announced a partnership that’ll see them combine their cloud and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies in a bid to lead the...

Orange deploys LoRa network in thousands of French towns

French telecoms firm Orange has confirmed it’ll continue deploying its LoRa Internet of Things network to 120 urban areas of France by early 2017. Once...