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IoT Security: Keep your finger on the trigger, but there’s no...

A recent global study revealed that IoT will “soon be widespread”, as 85 percent of businesses plan to implement IoT by 2019, driven by...

24-hour drone unit to assist crime-fighting in Devon and Cornwall

This summer, Devon and Cornwall Police, UK, are set to launch the first 24-hour drone unit to assist with crime fighting. The 'flying squad', as...

Search Lab finds numerous flaws in AVTech cameras and DVRs

According to researchers from security company Search Lab in Hungary, malware has targeted numerous flaws in internet-connected security cameras and digital video recorders. The Imeji...

Comcast completes Icontrol deal, outlines roadmap

Comcast Cable Communications, the cable television division of global media and telecoms company Comcast, has acquired smart home platform provider Icontrol Networks' Converge IoT...

WikiLeaks discloses details of CIA hacking IoT, mobile devices

In the first part of a Vault 7 leak series, the anonymous publishers of secret information at WikiLeaks have released documents containing information acquired...

The mainstream connected home remains distant dream, says Gartner

The connected home is still the realm of early adopters only, according to new research from industry analysts at Gartner. In a survey of 10,000 online...

Security researchers find backdoor in Chinese IoT devices

Security researchers at IT security company Trustwave have discovered Chinese Internet of Things (IoT) devices containing a hidden backdoor. According to a blog post, the...

MWC 2017: Prime time beckons for the IoT

Our round-up of the IoT highlights at this week's Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 in Barcelona. Trudging the halls of Mobile World Congress can be...

Smart lock manufacturer Schlage announces Amazon Alexa integration

American lock manufacturer Schlage has formed a partnership with Amazon in a bid to bring the capabilities of the Alexa smart assistant to its products. As...

IoT teddy bears leak more than 2 million recordings between parents...

Internet-connected teddy bears manufactured by toy maker Spiral Toys have leaked the email addresses and password details of more than 800,000 customers online. The leak,...

Softbank forecasts one trillion ARM IoT chips in next 20 years

Japanese telecommunications giant Softbank expects its UK-based ARM subsidiary to deliver over one trillion IoT chips by 2037. Speaking at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona,...

EIU report: IoT adoption slower than expected, but promising signs are...

IoT adoption has not happened as quickly as expected for most businesses, according to a report by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). And yet,...