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Consumers value IoT, but they don’t trust it, says Cisco

New research finds that fears over data privacy persist but aren't enough to get consumers to pull the plug on smart devices.  Cisco has announced...

Nitto Denko’s plastic optical cable shines light on our digital future

Japanese material manufacturer Nitto Denko’s new plastic optical cable reminds us that, behind the scenes of the IoT lies an unassuming but essential world...

Which? calls on retailers to withdraw risky connected toys

A recently published study by consumer watchdog Which? has found that connected toys pose a string of complex security risks. Just in time for the...

Avira launches Safethings to guard smart home devices

IT security company Avira has unveiled its Safethings product, designed to protect smart homes and their IoT devices. The application is installed in routers to...

Wireless charging ‘Forever Battery’ offers innovative AA battery replacement

The world’s first wireless charging alternative to AA batteries, from Ossia, dubbed the Cota ‘Forever Battery’, has earned a CES Innovation Award in the...

Vodafone launches V by Vodafone in bid for consumer IoT

Vodafone launches V by Vodafone, to bring all of your consumer connected devices into one place for management.  Telco Vodafone has decided it wants a...

PureLiFi imagines bright future, where every light’s an internet access point

PureLiFi may have the answer to the wireless spectrum overcrowding challenge with its plans to use light to transmit data. Towns and cities are not...

Honeywell launches Smart Home Security System

Honeywell has launched a comprehensive Smart Home Security System designed with families in mind. This platform features a high-definition camera, facial recognition, two-way audio,...

Study reveals in-person service essential in creating smart homes

Business support systems specialist CSG International has published the results of its latest market survey, showing that consumers want customer service when it comes...

Samsung unveils new SmartThings IoT strategy

At the Samsung Developer Conference (SDC) 2017 in San Francisco, Samsung has made a number of significant announcements about its IoT strategy and the...

Survey: UK consumers wary of smart home products

A MoneySuperMarket survey has found that UK consumers are worried about the data collected by connected devices and smart home technology. Over three-quarters of UK consumers (76...

Multiple flaws found in Wink and Insteon smart home systems

User credentials left unencrypted and vulnerable in smart home devices and associated smartphone apps from Wink and Insteon, researchers find.  Security researchers have found a...