COVID-19 is writing a new world order

Amidst the socio-economic disruptions caused by COVID-19, the common cause of finding a solution to the pandemic has brought together individuals, institutions, communities, governments and society at large. Looking at such collaborative initiatives, says CP Gurnani, MD and CEO, Tech Mahindra.

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Altruism or advertising? Treading a fine line on corporate COVID-19 support

WEEK IN IoT – I get twitchy at times of national or international crisis when I hear companies telling us how much they are doing to support people who are truly suffering. It’s not that I wish they wouldn’t offer assistance – far from it, says Jeremy Cowan, I admire their altruism. I just don’t believe we

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IoT and analytics – An unlikely love story

By now, everyone’s heard of the IoT, or the Internet of Things, whether through fear-mongering articles on the internet about how toasters are going to spy on you or through advertisements on TV for ‘smarter homes’ which will, seemingly, be completely integrated with you and your lifestyle (and your cat’s, if some adverts are to

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Video streaming named the USA’s 5G killer app, as tech prediction season opens early

WEEK IN IoT – OK, I admit it. I have a real problem with the notion that there’s a killer app for each new bearer technology that comes along, says Jeremy Cowan. Perhaps this is because it’s the first question I’m asked every year when I meet people at Mobile World Congress.

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Growing adoption of IoT devices is the largest cyber security risk

Crimes of opportunity depend on vulnerabilities. Fast advances in technology and the Internet of Things (IoT) create vulnerabilities. You would be forgiven if you thought you were powerless to protect yourself against the shapeshifting, anywhere-in-the-globe virtual muggers who just invite themselves into your lives through your IoT devices repeatedly and relentlessly.

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IoT and water management around the home

There are a number of ways in which IoT is revolutionising water management. These efficient new solutions both current and in the making have come at the right time given the current challenges that the global water industry now faces due to an increasing population, eco-system pollution, and water rights amongst many more.

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How the ecosystem views IIoT roll-outs and security

In his regular new column on developments in the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem, Antony Savvas explores some evolving industry viewpoints on deployment and security.

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Digital transformation: PTC demos new products after good first year in Rockwell tie-up

The keynote address at PTC’s LiveWorx19 event in Boston, Massachusetts is always a tour de force by the company’s ebullient president & CEO, Jim Heppelmann, and today’s conference opening did not disappoint.

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Savvy enterprises ‘already strategising’ their use of IoT in the 5G era

5G went live across six cities in the UK at the end of May, with a limited area roll-out by network operator EE. 5G-supported devices so far include the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, Samsung Galaxy Fold, the Oppo Reno 5G and the LG V50 ThinQ.

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