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Hackers using Linux flaws to attack IoT devices

According to the latest malware forecast from SophosLabs, the threat analysis arm of IT security supplier Sophos, malware targeting IoT devices gained momentum in 2016 and...

Oracle broadens IoT cloud offering with four new solutions

Oracle is expanding its Internet of Things (IoT) offering with four new cloud-based services designed to help businesses incorporate connected devices and make the most...

Ford boosts autonomous vehicle program with AI investment

Ford is investing $1 billion in an artificial intelligence (AI) start-up, Argo AI, to assist with the development of its autonomous vehicle technology. According to...

Retail: IoT technologies with a romantic twist

Struggling for ideas this Valentine’s Day? All sorts of IoT devices are being connected to the Internet and, from the cheesy to the corporate,...

Hackers used flaws in IoT devices to take down university network

Increasing use of IoT may have its downsides, as many devices lacking basic security have been used by hackers to take down networks, according...

Researchers at Kingston Uni explore ways to make concerts safer

Researchers at Kingston University have secured a €900,000 grant to explore ways a new wave of IoT connected devices could make concerts safer. The research...

Nokia spreads its wings with new Worldwide IoT Network Grid (WING)

Following recent updates to its Impact IoT platform, Nokia has created a worldwide IoT network grid (Wing) as a service for multinational companies with...

Actility and Inmarsat deliver global LoRaWAN network

Inmarsat and Actility have set up the world’s first truly global IoT (Internet of Things) network. Inmarsat's satellite coverage has been combined with Actility's Low...

AT&T, IBM, Nokia form IoT Cybersecurity Alliance to tackle device threats

Industry giants AT&T, IBM, and Nokia have teamed up with Palo Alto Networks, Symantec and Trustonic to form the IoT Cybersecurity Alliance. The new industry...

UK homes to get smart meter boost as National Grid selects...

Homeowners in the United Kingdom could soon see next-generation smart meters installed in their homes, following the selection of a software partner by the National...

Kansas City becomes officially ‘smart’ with IoT, AI and big data

There are always a lot of questions to be asked when it comes to government bodies collecting data about the general public, but officials...

Japanese bank Mizuho begins development of IoT payments platform

The Mizuho Financial Group, Japan, has begun research and development work on the creation of a payments platform for IoT devices. In a statement, the bank...