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IoT on the beat: Met Police develop mobile fingerprinting device

The Metropolitan Police has become the first British force to develop its own mobile fingerprinting device, in a move designed to save officers time...

Microsoft urges US government to regulate facial recognition systems

Microsoft has called on the US government to step in and regulate the use of facial recognition technologies. Chris Middleton explains why. “All tools can...

China’s dove drones take surveillance to new heights

Emerging technologies tend to be wielded by governments and the military before the general population even know of their existence. In China, the state is...

Security: The IoT is destroying legal concept of privacy warns in-depth...

THE BIG READ A new report cautions that the Internet of Things may undermine the concept of personal privacy to such an extent that...

133 lives saved by drones worldwide, says DJI – VIDEOS

Chinese drone giant DJI believes that the lives of 133 people have been saved by drones worldwide, since it began keeping figures about drone...

Smart home surveillance at “staggering” levels – report

Consumers' Association publication Which? has revealed the results of an investigation into the extent to which smart-home products are collecting and passing on user...

Google caves in to pressure, won’t renew Pentagon AI deal

Google has succumbed to pressure from its employees and announced that it will be exiting from the Project Maven contract with the US Department...

FreeWave partners with McQ to offer low-power video streaming

Industrial Internet of Things networking company FreeWave has partnered with remote monitoring and surveillance firm McQ, to offer industrial users the ability to transmit...

Bristol looks for partner in smart city initiative

NEWSBYTE Bristol City Council has tendered a £400,000 contract to find a supplier to deliver phase two of its Smart City strategy. The programme...

Asia Pacific smart city spend to top $28.3 billion in 2018

IDC report expects spending to accelerate over the next five years, says Rene Millman. Spending on technologies to enable smart cities programmes in Asia Pacific,...

Security camera “riddled” with 13 serious security flaws

Unlucky for some users: Korean manufacturer races to patch vulnerabilities. Researchers have uncovered serious security holes in a popular security camera range. The flaws could...

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...
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