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January 12, 2016

Global survey shows comms service providers losing 13.1% of revenues to leakage and fraud

Revenue losses and fraud may be higher on the agenda for communication service providers (CSPs) following independent research released by Neural Technologies. A new global survey of 113 CSPs has found that these losses have now reached 13.1% of gross revenues.

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January 11, 2016

Connectivity on the edge

There is a technological tsunami heading straight to the centre of the mobile telecoms world. IoT promises a deluge of connected “things”, from smart water meters and remote perimeter access control systems to traffic congestion monitors and the intelligent home.

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January 10, 2016

How secure is your IoT ‘home security’ system?

Following news this week that vulnerabilities have been found in the Xfinity Home Security system provided by Comcast, the world’s largest broadcasting and cable company* it is fair to ask how secure ‘IoT security’ systems really are. As Jeremy Cowan asks, who guards the guardians? 

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January 8, 2016

The Internet of Things is more than just a buzzword

According to Gartner, IoT revenue from products and services will exceed $300 billion in 2020. IDC forecasts that the worldwide market for IoT solutions will grow to $7.1 trillion by 2020. Every major player from the software industry is investing in IoT. Platform companies such as Amazon, Google, IBM, and Microsoft are building platforms to enable developers to build IoT solutions. [...]

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January 7, 2016

Six ways NFC is transforming healthcare

Of the many industries using Near Field Communication (NFC) to add convenience, increase efficiency, and automate processes, healthcare is gaining ground. In a recent report, issued by technology analysts Transparency Market Research (TMR), healthcare is one of the fastest growing segments for NFC, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20.4%.

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January 7, 2016

Sensors, sensors everywhere – Building blocks of the IoT

Gadi Lenz, chief scientist at AGT International, gives the lowdown on the sensor revolution and where it is taking the Internet of Things (IoT).

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January 6, 2016

M2M in action for local government

Following a report by The Government Office for Science about the usefulness of the Internet of Things (IoT), it is interesting to observe the ways in which local government is beginning to reap the benefits of M2M.

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January 5, 2016

Smart cities require a holistic approach to infrastructure – Part 2

A major problem facing cities, which is bound to worsen in the future, lies with obstacles to mobility as more people have to commute to and from work over long distances.

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January 4, 2016

Glad tidings I bring: 2016 is going to mean Big Data gets sorted

Ask an IT professional at any modern enterprise what new phenomenon both fills them with huge anticipation yet makes them quiver with fear, and their answers could be similar.

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January 4, 2016

Machine to Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) 2016 predictions from Vodafone

2015 saw the Internet of Things (IoT) as a catalyst for digital transformation. With more than a quarter of all companies worldwide using M2M technologies, as unveiled by Vodafone’s M2M Barometer, business models are being transformed and, as we embark on 2016, the future of M2M technologies looks even more promising.



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