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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.

Andromeda IoT botnet dismantled by international cyber taskforce

As the Andromeda botnet gets dismantled, another steps forward to take over the job of infecting IoT devices.  Law enforcement agencies around the world have...

Amazon unveils DeepLens camera for developers

Amazon has launched a new wireless camera, AWS DeepLens, designed to help train developers in deep learning technologies. At Amazon Web Services (AWS) conference in...

Farming IoT connections to hit 27m by 2021

Whether it's cattle, crops or agricultural machinery that need to be monitored, farming is proving fertile ground for IoT technologies.  The number of wireless connections used...

China Mobile invests $300m in IoT push

The world’s largest telco by subscriber numbers, China Mobile, is set to subsidize IoT equipment manufacturers. Telecoms operator China Mobile is to plough £300 million...

Adveez and Eleven-X partner on cargo tracking for Canadian airport

Eleven-X and Adveez partner on IoT-based asset tracking solution for air cargo handling equipment. A major Canadian airport is apparently set to pilot IoT technology to track...

DDoS attacks almost double with IoT as target, says Corero

A 91 per cent increase is recorded in DDoS activity as criminals seize on unsecured IoT devices to launch attacks, according to Corero.  Businesses are...

Blueborne discovered to affect Amazon Echo and Google Home

Intelligent speaker vendors forced to patch up AI-enabled voice assistants after devices shown to be vulnerable to Blueborne virus.  Back in September, we reported how...

Candi opts for Google Cloud Platform to join up smart buildings

Candi and Google team up on solution to help companies develop smart building products and services faster.  Smart buildings connectivity specialist Candi is deploying a...

University of Oklahoma installs sensor-based parking system

Staff and students at the University of Oklahoma use IoT sensors to get their parking spot-on.  A new parking guidance system has been deployed at...

Inmarsat inks deal with Pessl Instruments on agricultural IoT

Inmarsat and Pessl Instruments join forces to speed up adoption of smart agricultural technology. Satellite tech company Inmarsat and agricultural tech specialist Pessl Instruments have...

Avira launches Safethings to guard smart home devices

IT security company Avira has unveiled its Safethings product, designed to protect smart homes and their IoT devices. The application is installed in routers to...

IIoT adoption increases, but projects still early-stage, says Bsquare

A new survey from Bsquare finds that few industrial companies are using advanced analytics to make sense of IoT data. Almost nine out of ten...