Orange and OPPO to deliver OTA provisioning to customers buying SIM-free wearables

Orange and OPPO have announced a co-innovation partnership agreement that will help to deliver Orange services to a broad range of OPPO’s smartphones and Internet of Things (IoT) devices to Europe. This is with a view to extending the delivery further across the Orange footprint.

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Can the prin­ciples of Zero Trust be applied to IoT?

The perception that security has never been a core component or key consideration for the Internet of Things (IoT) has even been highlighted in the familiar joke: ‘the ‘S’ in IoT stands for security. Yet with tens of billions of connected devices, the safety and financial implications of even small security breaches can be vast,

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Mobile private networks will connect over 150mn cellular IoT devices by 2030, says report

Transforma Insights has released its forecasts for private network connectivity for IoT for 2019 to 2030, illustrating one of the most dynamic areas of IoT connectivity. Private networks are, of course, already in widespread use with short range technologies such as Wi-Fi and Zigbee currently accounting for around 70% of all connections. What is relatively

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ETSI launches DECT-2020 IoT radio interface for reliable, low-latency, massive machine comms

Developed by ETSI in the 1990s, the DECT standard (Digital enhanced cordless telecommunications) is implemented in more than a billion short-range communication devices around the world.

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Partners offer ‘cost-effective cellular’ coverage of IIoT’s last mile

Trilliant, a global provider of revolutionary smart communications solutions in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), smart energy and smart city space, has agreed to partner with 1NCE to deliver low-cost cellular connectivity. This is designed to make last mile connections for low data IIoT and smart meter applications.

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IoT Security Foundation launches co-ordinated vulnerability disclosure platform for industry

An online platform designed to help Internet of Things (IoT) vendors receive, assess, manage and mitigate vulnerability reports has been launched by the IoT Security Foundation (IoTSF). VulnerableThings.com aims to simplify the reporting and management of vulnerabilities whilst helping IoT vendors comply with new consumer IoT security standards and regulations.

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Cloud adoption and opportunities will continue to expand leading to a $1 trillion market in 2024

The COVID-19 pandemic has largely proven to be an accelerator of cloud adoption and extension and will continue to drive a faster conversion to cloud-centric IT.

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GrandPad’s users stay connected with Orange Belgium and Ericsson IoT Accelerator

Ericsson, GrandPad, and Orange Belgium are partnering to make connectivity more accessible for the elderly to stay socially connected with family, friends, and caregivers.

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Eurotech joins NVIDIA network as preferred OEM partner

Eurotech, a provider of rugged and industrial-grade embedded boards and systems, edge computing platforms and Internet of Things (IoT) enablement solutions, announced today that it has joined the NVIDIA Partner Network (NPN) as a Preferred OEM Partner.

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Star quality speaker line-up promised at Africa Tech Festival 2020

AfricaCom and AfricaTech are anchor events of the new Africa Tech Festival, which will take place – online – from November 10-12th this year.

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IPX to carry 2,222PB of IoT and consumer roaming data by 2025, says Kaleido

New research from roaming experts Kaleido Intelligence shows that approximately 767 Petabytes of data roaming traffic were transported by IPX vendors in 2019. This is predicted to reach 2,222 PB in 2025, representing an average annual growth rate of 17% between 2019 and 2025.

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Lansweeper to acquire Fing for device recognition

Lansweeper, the IT Asset Management platform, today announced the acquisition of Fing, a network scanning and device recognition app. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed.

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IoT can solve the care home crisis – but better privacy education is essential

We are all getting older, says Dr. Harro Stokman, CEO and founder of Kepler Vision. Not just on an individual level, but the combination of falling birth rates and longer lifespans mean that the proportion of old people versus young people is higher than it has ever been. While this is a great achievement on

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Data Union framework launched, Streamr calls for IoT developers to join

The Data Union, a framework which allows IoT app developers to offer new data monetisation opportunities to users, moves today from public beta to full launch.

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Developing IoT devices? Four costly security mistakes and how to avoid them

IoT brings with it so much opportunity, but it also increases risk and widens the attack surface of your product and even your organisation, says Stuart Griffin, founding director and technologist, Consult Red.

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How the industrial IoT is creating a safer workforce

“The robots will steal our jobs!” has become a well-worn cry in recent years, as the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), artificial intelligence (AI) and automation gain traction. And gain traction they have, says Mikael Schachne, CMO and VP Mobility and IoT Business, BICS.

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