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Conversational IoT, it’s now a ‘thing’

Some companies just seem to creep up on the Internet of Things (IoT) software radar without any major fanfare or flag waving as they start...

10 leading partnerships driving IoT adoption in insurance

The Internet of Things (IoT) is making its mark on many industries, but few have been able to latch onto its coattails as easily or...

SAP announces new IoT solution for customer strategies

German software giant SAP has added a new "jump-start enablement program" to its growing portfolio of Internet of Things (IoT) products and services. The solution...

Smart home revenue to top $190bn by 2021

A new report from Juniper Research predicts that global revenues for smart home hardware and services are set to grow from $83 billion this...

Apple could be preparing to launch Augmented Reality glasses

Apple may be working on augmented reality glasses to rival Microsoft's Hololens, according to reports from Apple Insider. The publication cites a Facebook posting from...

Jersey LoRa network will be a test bed for IoT start-ups

Digital Jersey has teamed up with telecoms firm JT to build Jersey’s first Long-Range (LoRa) Wide Area Network, as it bids to attract Internet...

IFS enters era of ‘maintenance by information’, buys Mxi Technologies

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and operational intelligence centric applications firm IFS (Industrial and Financial Systems) has acquired Mxi Technologies Ltd, a provider of integrated...

D-Link IoT device security inadequate, according to FTC

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is suing D-Link over claims the Taiwanese networking equipment manufacturer produced IoT devices with inadequate security. D-Link, which is...

Lost jobs but happier customers — insurance embraces AI and IoT

An insurance company in Japan replaced 34 employees with AI, while a European insurer has developed a skill for Amazon's Echo. What awaits insurers...

India brings IoT to shoppers in one of world’s largest slums

Mumbai's Dharavi - one of the largest slums in the world - has used Internet of Things (IoT) technology to connect shops and improve...

Target opens pop-up smart home store to promote IoT technologies

US retail giant Target is introducing a concept smart home store to give consumers some hands-on experience with new IoT products coming to market. Target,...

NXP gets real on secure payment mechanics

Oh goodness isn't the Internet of Things (IoT) a maelstrom of change right now? CEOs (and their supporting communications teams) are wrangling with every...