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Rene Millman

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Rene Millman is a freelance writer and broadcaster who covers IoT, mobile technology, cloud, and infrastructure. In the past, he has also worked as an analyst for both Gartner and IDC. He has made numerous television appearances discussing the technology trends and companies that shape our lives.

Deutsche Telekom offers progress report on NB-IoT rollout

Deutsche Telekom's Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) network is now live in eight countries in Europe, as well as in the US.  Deutsche Telekom has said that...

Renfrewshire Council gets to grips with fuel poverty in IoT pilot

Renfrewshire Council has seen a 600 percent return on investment from a project that uses IoT sensors to tackle health and heating problems experienced by...

AT&T and Arrow Electronics to collaborate in IoT drive

AT&T and electronics specialist Arrow are to join forces to help makers of smart devices get products to market faster.  AT&T has announced a partnership...

Samsung unveils IoT tech for pop-up retail spaces

Samsung aims to help retailers deliver a connected experience to customers, even in temporary 'pop-up' stores. Pop-up stores enable retailers to test out new markets...

Telstra launches nationwide NB-IoT network for Australia

A new NB-IoT network from Telstra covers major Australian cities and towns and adds to the telco's existing Cat-M1 network.  Australian telco Telstra has launched...

Samsung pledges to make all products ‘IoT ready’ by 2020

Samsung aims to drive IoT adoption by boosting interoperability, through the use of standards and an 'open platform' approach.  South Korean multinational conglomerate Samsung has...

Smart speakers could spill corporate secrets, researchers warn

Sonos and Bose speakers could enable hackers to identify access points via which they might infiltrate companies to steal information, says Trend Micro. Security researchers...

Satori malware code made public by hackers

Researchers warn that now that it has been made public, the Satori malware code could be used in new botnets. Code used in the Satori malware (a varient of...

Nissan picks Pointer in Indian connected car drive

A new partnership with Pointer Telocation will bring telematics to Nissan cars in India. Nissan has announced it will use connected car technology from Pointer...

Three plead guilty in US to developing Mirai botnet

Hackers go up before US federal court charged with creating Mirai botnet used in massive DDoS attacks. Three men have pleaded guilty to creating the...

Huawei sets up Connected Factory group to push 5G in manufacturing

Huawei special interest group will research potential for next-generation connectivity applications on the factory floor.  Telecoms equipment giant Huawei, alongside several industry partners, has set...

IDC: Worldwide spending on IoT to surpass $772 billion in 2018

Global spending on IoT in 2018 looks set to be up 15% on 2017's performance, say IDC analysts.  Global spending on IoT is set to...