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December 6, 2017

Change is coming to ‘stagnant’ wearables market as heart rate sensors claim accurate monitoring

Today’s continuous monitoring tech is shifting the consumer mindset away from a reactive monitoring approach to a proactive one. And this is having a dramatic effect on the market for wearable technologies, as Jeremy Cowan reports. 

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November 14, 2017

Cash-strapped UK government finds funds for Artificial Intelligence and tech investments

UK Prime Minister, Theresa May today announced a new £20 million (€22.3 million) fund to help public services use UK expertise in innovative technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI). Investment in the sector is always welcome and who knows, says Jeremy Cowan, it could take Mrs May’s mind off Brexit for a while.

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November 5, 2017

A Week in IoT: Broadcom mulls $100bn bid for Qualcomm, as Ayla banks $60m Chinese backing

Broadcom Ltd. is rumoured to be considering a bid of up to US$100 billion for Qualcomm Inc., according to a report by Bloomberg. As Jeremy Cowan writes, if it goes ahead this could be one of the biggest ever acquisitions of a chipmaker.

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October 27, 2017

A Week in IoT: Can an industrial IoT story help GE put the 2017 Horror Show to bed?

GE‘s public profile this year has been little short of a horror show, says Jeremy Cowan. Forget Hallowe’en, Wall Street and the blue chip’s partners have been spooked by a nightmare of Kruegeresque proportions – one from which it seems hard to wake.

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October 10, 2017

A Week in IoT: Not so dumb now, huh?

We take it for granted amid the growing Internet of Things that enterprises deploying IoT solutions are taking a transformational step in their business as they connect hitherto isolated devices. Companies are giving ‘voice’ to dumb assets, says Jeremy Cowan, like street lights, parking spaces, water pumps, and transport vehicles.

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October 6, 2017

Auto innovation could save thousands of lives and $35bn, but first we have to build the foundations

Everyone is talking about autonomous vehicles but to make it work the automotive industry needs to create a connected car ecosystem for over-the-air (OTA) software and data updates. A 2015 IHS Market report says OTA will save car makers worldwide more than US$35 billion by 2022 but, parking the financial incentive for a moment, OTA also enables critical vehicle-centric data to be sent and [...]

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October 5, 2017

Barcelona hosts IoT Solutions World Congress 2017

From the visit of Queen Sophia, to SingularityNet’s Chief Humanoid, to the keynote sessions about extreme IoT, digital transformation or the Next level of oil & gas, IoT Solutions World Congress (#IOTSWC) covered it all.

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October 5, 2017

Low ARPUs, fraud and client culture clashes are backdrop as TeleSign acquisition accelerates BICS transformation

Carriers and even carriers’ carriers need to stimulate growth and reduce their dependency on declining voice revenues. All of which comes as news to no-one, says Jeremy Cowan. But how they manage this transformation is critical and presents fascinating challenges.

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October 3, 2017

How should you monitor, service, update and finally decommission the army of IoT devices you deploy?

Step One is relatively easy; you agree to reap the benefits of an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) deployment. Step Two is harder; how do you deploy and manage a fog, cloud or hybrid compute approach? How do you support the thousands of sensors and actuators that need to be installed? And how do you plan their lifecycle? Editorial director, Jeremy Cowan asks a man who must know; Keith [...]

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October 2, 2017

IMS Evolve brings in ex-banker and E.ON exec Weber as CFO to support international expansion

Milton Keynes, UK. October 2, 2017 – IMS Evolve, specialists in Internet of Things (IoT), big data and machine management solutions, has appointed Arne Weber to the position of chief financial officer (CFO). His brief is to strengthen the company’s finance department, and support its rapid international expansion and business development.

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