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Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ adds faster networking for Pi Day

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced a new model of the diminutive single-board computer which iterates on 2016's Raspberry Pi 3. The updated Model B+ adds a faster processor, modern networking and official support for Power over Ethernet (PoE).

IoT platform manages devices via a 'single pane of glass'

A new cloud based Internet of Things platform has been released, which can manage devices across various cellular and satellite networks and across different territories. The one-stop control enables operations from one touchscreen.

Amazon acquires Ring in latest move into smart home market

Amazon has acquired Ring, the popular digital doorbell maker, for a figure believed to be in excess of $1 billion. Amazon is expanding into smart home products as it seeks to find ways to increase adoption of consumer AI and grow its hardware business.

Surveying the current IoT threat landscape: Interview Special

IoT security flaws are hitting the news at a higher rate, but what are the real risks? A leading expert explores the potential ‘worst-case scenario’ IoT attacks and provides best practice tips for enterprises and IoT service providers.

Microsoft 'doubles down' on Windows 10 for IoT devices

Microsoft has announced an expansion of its Windows 10 variant for connected Internet of Things (IoT) devices. The company is extending Windows 10 IoT with support for new processor families, which will diversify the applications it's suitable for.

Connecting legacy IT equipment could pose security risks

SCADA and ICS technology that supports much critical infrastructure is ageing. Also, this technology is becoming more connected, opening it up to new security threats. A new report considers how to minimize the risk of these systems being breached.

Internet of Things drives personal security market growth

From wearables to personal sensors, the Internet of Things and new developments with connectivity are driving growth, innovation and new market opportunities with the personal security market.

New portable security sensor Duo makes any space safe

In the modern world people like to feel safe and secure. This has led to a growth in the personal security market, taking advantage of developments with personal security products, such as fixed or wearable sensors.

IoT smart city security solution uses video technology

Kansas City - An alternative approach to city security has been proposed. This is an Internet of Things smart city video security solution, which reportedly offers a 'security solution without surveillance'.

Three big predictions for sensors in security

A new report has found that the Internet of Things (IoT) market presents a growth opportunity for the global security and surveillance sensors market. This is being driven by three factors.

As Internet of Things technology expands do security risks rise?

For many businesses in 2018, Internet of Things technology will play a major part. A significant increase in spend and different technology types is predicted in a new report. However, does expansion bring more security concerns?

New chip links blockchain to industrial IoT devices

The harnessing of blockchain and Internet-of-Things technology has many potential applications for business, not least gaining greater visibility over the supply chain. A new chip, developed by startup Filament, aims to improve this synergy.

Blockchain and IoT underpin new supply chain platform

A new partnership has been formed with the aim of bringing blockchain and IoT technology, like radio-frequency identification, to enterprise supply chains. The partnership is between Skuchain and NTT DATA.

Interview: IoT expansion could lead to more cyber-attacks Special

The total market investment in IoT will hit $5.1 billion by 2022, up from the current $1.44 billion. To understand where this spend will go and what the security implications are, Digital Journal spoke with Vaughan Emery is the CEO of Atonomi.

Project to bring cellular data into IoT platforms

A new collaboration has been announced with the aim of bringing together two leading services in location technology. This is with a view to providing new platform solutions to public spaces, including sports venues.

Samsung offers 'retail-as-a-service' rentable IoT pop-up store

Samsung's announced a connected pop-up store solution that will be available for retailers to rent. Retailers will be able to hire a "Connected Space" when they want a pop-up brick-and-mortar location "infused" with data collection and analysis functions.

Microsoft not giving up on Cortana, announces new devices

Digital assistants have been one of the most prominent technologies at this year's CES, with Alexa and Google Assistant appearing in new devices. Microsoft announced today it's still interested in assistance too, promising several new Cortana devices.

LG's robot for 'connected life' refuses to talk on-stage

LG's CES press conference was derailed by its Cloi robot which ignored verbal commands. Cloi is supposed to act as a hub for LG's new range of smart home devices. The incident has resurfaced concerns that IoT development may be progressing too quickly.

Iota, a different kind of cryptocoin

IOTA stands for "Internet of Things Application". The platform is designed to provide secure communications and payments between all the different items on the Internet of Things (IoT). The name also relates to small things communicating within the IoT.

Developing a green business with the Internet of Things

The possibilities presented by the Internet of Things can lead to a low carbon economy, according to a recent report. This presents opportunities for the telecom sector to contribute to business growth and a lower environmental impact.

How the Internet of Things is starting to disrupt telecoms

The Internet of Things is is forecast to add $14 trillion of economic value to the global economy by 2030. This presents opportunities for the telecoms sector. In embracing these challenges partnership models will become more common.

Internet of Things predictions for 2018, ready for business

The market data company Forrester Research has put together a list of Internet of Things (IoT) predictions for 2018. The new findings show the increasing impact that connected technology is having upon businesses.

How the Internet of Things is disrupting insurance

New technologies are influencing the shape of the insurance sector. This ranges from smart burglar alarms to big data analytics to offer ‘micro-insurance’ solutions. Another area is with connected devices.

Cisco: 75% of IoT projects are failing due to lack of expertise

Three quarters of Internet of Things device implementations are failing due to a lack of expertise, according to networks giant Cisco. The company found that businesses are struggling to find IoT talent to put their forward-thinking plans into action.

'Invasive' Amazon Key rejected by 60 percent of Prime members

Amazon launched its new in-home delivery service Key today. The smart lock system lets drivers place items inside your house, potentially compromising privacy. It's exclusive to Prime members but a survey has found 60 percent of people are not interested.

Salesforce launches service to let anyone get started with IoT

Salesforce has announced a new IoT platform meant to make it easier for inexperienced businesses to utilise the technology. Salesforce myIoT has an easy-to-use point-and-click interface that helps developers connect, configure and leverage IoT devices.

Samsung announces plans to 'democratise' the Internet of Things

Samsung launched several new Internet of Things services this week during the company's annual Developer Conference. The company said it wants to enable "connected, seamless experiences" to assist consumers, including voice control and augmented reality.

Internet of Battlefield Things starts to take shape

The U.S. Army has outlined plans for Internet of Battlefield Things, taking the advantages of connectivity developed for the home, via systems like Amazon Echo, into the warzone.

Firms allocate bigger IT budgets as interest in AI and IoT mounts

IT department budgets are set to increase in 2018 as firms dedicate resources to experimenting with AI and the Internet of Things. The drive towards the digital economy, automation and cloud-based analytics is leading businesses to prioritise IT spending.

Dell to invest $1 billion in the Internet of Things

Dell has announced a $1 billion commitment to the Internet of Things under a new strategy that will see the creation of a dedicated IoT division. The spending will be allocated over three years to research in connected edge devices and machine learning.
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Intel plans to use bots to drive the next retail transformation
Intel plans to use bots to drive the next retail transformation
Intel plans to use bots to drive the next retail transformation
Intel plans to use bots to drive the next retail transformation
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Samsung's Family Hub smart fridge
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Customers increasingly want specialised IoT, not generic solutions
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Amazon's Dash.
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Google s Android Things will connect the Internet of Things
Google's Android Things will connect the Internet of Things
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The Samsung RF28HMELBSR smart fridge
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File photo: Smart home.
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Google's patent filing for a "smart" internet-connected teddy bear
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Intel plans to use bots to drive the next retail transformation
Intel plans to use bots to drive the next retail transformation
The Internet of Things is growing rapidly.
The Internet of Things is growing rapidly.