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Selfridges opens Smartech IoT zone in London store

Selfridges is to open up a department in its flagship Oxford Street store devoted to IoT devices for the home. Dubbed Smartech, Selfridges has got...

Wearable data helps identify candidates for Parkinson’s therapies

A study has found that monitoring patients remotely enables clinicians to better make decisions on when to consider advanced therapy for Parkinson's treatment. The benefits...

What’s the problem with IoT APIs?

The software application development community is working hard engineering the APIs for the IoT, we will get there... eventually, so what's the problem right...

Encryption expert Bruce Schneier warns of IoT cyber-security threat

Cyber-criminals targeting the Internet of Things (IoT) could result in disasters in the physical world, according to security expert Bruce Schneier. Writing in Motherboard magazine,...

Smart energy for smart cities technology revenue to reach $20.9 Billion...

Smart energy for smart cities technology revenue is expected to reach $20.9 Billion in 2024 according to a new report from Navigant Research. Increasing pressure...

Interoperability is the lifeblood of the IoT

APIs are the ‘glue of the connected web’ and all its IoT extensions, but their own interoperability is key to their existence... Use of so-called...

Sensor tech researchers head for Liverpool Science Park

A £15 million project to create an IoT research hub in the North West of England has opened up and is offering firms in...

ARM and Symantec create open security protocol for IoT devices

With the number of connected devices constantly growing, security challenges are becoming more complex and hackers see IoT data as lucrative. Despite the threats,...

Big Data could make some people ‘uninsurable’

A new report from the Chartered Institute of Insurance warns that Big Data could create an “underclass” of people who cannot afford insurance. Big Data...

Fly-fishing drones, an IoT angle on angling

DronesDirect has produced a new high-tech fishing drone package that could put IoT applications into a whole new market. While a certain degree of...

Russian government leads consortium for IoT standardisation

The Russian government has stepped in to help improve IoT standardisation. The Russian government's Internet start-up fund, FRII, has joined forces with tech giants GS Group and...

Couriers use IoT to track London air pollution

IoT devices are being fitted to bicycle couriers to track air pollution in London. The scheme is looking to build up one of the...