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Risk managers hesitant to give drones clearance for take-off

'Invasion of privacy' is the number one concern for risk managers when it comes to commercial drone deployment, says a Munich Re US survey. Drones...

Samsung debuts wearable tech for health and safety

Samsung has launched several B2B solutions at Mobile World Congress Americas targeting health and safety to protect people at work and at home. Samsung has...

Vulnerabilities in syringe infusion pumps could harm patients

More medical devices – this time, syringe infusion pumps – have been found to contain vulnerabilities that hackers could use to compromise the safe treatment...

Singapore companies settle on Sigfox for smart rodent control

Two companies in Singapore have partnered to apply LPWAN connectivity to the pesky problem of dealing with unwanted rodent visitors.  Cre8tec, a rodent risk management...

AT&T delivers progress report on LTE-M rollout in Mexico

AT&T has confirmed it is on track to deploy LTE-M technology across its network in Mexico by the end of this year. The telco...

Bank of America, FitPay partner to speed up wearable payments

Bank of America and contactless payment platform provider FitPay have agreed to extend wearables payment services to the bank's customers. The collaboration between Bank of America and...

Iridium partners with Magnitude Space to explore IoT satellites opportunity

Small satellites could be key to low-power, high-latency IoT service alternatives, says Iridium.  Mobile satellite comms company Iridium Communications has signed a memorandum of understanding...

Digital Catapult expands LPWAN program for councils and enterprises

Digital Catapult is to expand its Things Connected low-power wide area network (LPWAN) program to councils and enterprises in the UK. The organization, a not-for-profit...

US Army awards IBM a $135 million cloud support contract

Tech giant IBM has been awarded a $135 million contract to continue providing cloud services, software development and cognitive computing to the US Army. The...

Transport companies lack skills to get the most out of IoT...

Many transport businesses lack the skills and data-sharing processes required to extract maximum value from IoT data , according to a new survey. In the...

IoT projects driving IT budget decisions, 451 Research finds

From the edge to the cloud, IoT projects are already making their impact felt on corporate IT budgets, says a new report from market...

Deere & Company harvests Blue River Technology in smart farming drive

Agricultural machinery manufacturer Deere & Company, better known as John Deere, has announced it will acquire Blue River Technology, a Silicon Valley-based specialist in...