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Verily - Google’s IoT and Big Data play for healthcare

Verily – Google’s IoT and Big Data play for healthcare

Uses Big Data and Internet of Things to improve healthcare outcomes Google has changed the name of its healthcare company Google Life Sciences to Verily....
1 in 3 manufacturers will run IoT projects in 2016

1 in 3 manufacturers will run IoT projects in 2016

A third of manufacturers across 12 countries will have Internet of Things in operation within the next year, according to a new study. Business applications...
Placemeter IoT sensor helps retailers generate consumer insights

Placemeter IoT sensor helps retailers generate consumer insights

Retail businesses will soon be able to process pedestrian and vehicle data in real-time thanks to a new Internet of Things (IoT) sensor. Placemeter, described...

Privacy and security could hold back IoT adoption, finds report

Strategy Analytics says that global IoT revenues will reach $320 billion by 2022, and that there will be 33 billion Internet-connected devices by 2020. For...

Wal-Mart to test drones for home delivery

US retailer Wal-Mart has applied to US regulators for permission to test drones for home delivery, pick-up and checking warehouse inventories. The company, the world's...

Study: IT execs waking up to IoT

It may be early days for the Internet of Things in business, but a new report suggests that IT executives are starting to realise...

IoT start-up funding on the rise

A report by CB Insights data estimates that the IoT will cover between 20 and 30 billion devices by 2020 – offering plenty of...

Coca-Cola drinks to the future of the Internet of Things

Fizzy drinks manufacturer Coca-Cola is betting on the Internet of Things to improve everything from its supply chain management and listening to customers, down...

EasyJet takes flight with IoT, rolls out sensors and wearables to...

Budget UK airline EasyJet is to roll out futuristic new uniforms to cabin crew with sensors and wearables next year. Announcing the news in a...

Dell launches IoT insurance accelerator

Dell Services has launched a new Internet of Things insurance accelerator which is designed to “help insurance companies quickly create vital new products and...
How the world’s best football club is using beacon technology

How the world’s best football club is using beacon technology

FC Barcelona, the five-time winners of the Champions League, is using Beacons to keep fans up-to-date on team news and sales promotions. US start-up Estimote...
100 million people to bank with wearables by 2020

100 million people to bank with wearables by 2020

A new study suggests that over a third of the world’s population will bank using mobile devices by 2020, with an increasing number using...