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Nicholas Fearn

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Cranfield University teams up with Spirent on connected car tech

Engineers from telco testing giant Spirent Communications will work with researchers at Cranfield University focusing on the future of connected, autonomous vehicles. The two organizations say they...

Cincinnati Airport uses Bliptrack to improve passenger wait times

Cincinnati Airport in Kentucky is using connected technology from BlipTrack in a bid to deal with passenger demand and improve wait times. With almost seven...

SAP expands Vehicles Network with new fuel and payment options

New agreements will see a rise in the number of apps and services made available by companies to drivers of connected vehicles and their...

US Army awards IBM a $135 million cloud support contract

Tech giant IBM has been awarded a $135 million contract to continue providing cloud services, software development and cognitive computing to the US Army. The...

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...