Does the world need another IoT standard?

Webcomic #927 on the xkcd.com site typifies the dilemma around standardisation. It makes a joke about two people wanting to create a new standard when fourteen already exist, says Ken Figueredo of oneM2M.

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HCL and Intel to speed up digital transformation

HCL Technologies (HCL), a global technology company, is expanding its strategic global collaboration with Intel. The aim is to empower clients worldwide to accelerate their digital transformation strategy with SAP® platforms and solutions.

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Alkira and Microsoft to transform the cloud networking journey to Azure

Network Cloud provider Alkira announced a close collaboration with the Microsoft for Start-ups program. This is a group of emerging businesses hand-picked by Microsoft for the benefits they offer to Microsoft Azure customers in their journey to the cloud.

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Data for good

It is clear that we face some huge challenges as we emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic, says Angus Flett, CEO at Smart DCC. The resulting economic damage cannot slow the urgency with which climate change has to be tackled.

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Improving accessibility for people living with a disability

The emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT) has offered many societal benefits, and has undoubtedly improved our overall quality of life. Statistics show that by the end of 2018, there were an estimated 22 billion IoT-connected devices in use worldwide, and this number has only grown since, says Jocelyn Brown.

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Eurotech, Infineon, Microsoft and GlobalSign partner in ’chain of trust’ security solution

Eurotech, a company that designs, develops, and deploys hardware and software solutions for the Edge and Internet of Things (IoT), is working with Infineon, Microsoft and GlobalSign to simplify large scale, secure roll outs of connected devices. This collaboration delivers assurance by extending the secured device identity chain from the edge to the cloud.

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Cloudera collaborates with NVIDIA to accelerate data analytics and AI in the cloud

Cloudera, the enterprise data cloud company, announced that Cloudera Data Platform (CDP) will integrate the RAPIDS Accelerator for Apache Spark 3.0.

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Life Lessons: Don’t be afraid to be ambitious and voice your opinions!

Kameelah Benjamin-Fuller, PTC’s chief diversity officer, was inspired by the work that had gone into large, corporate law books that surround her as a child. She’s still inspired by her surroundings, only now they include amazing applications for the Internet of Things, as well as the beauty and intellectual stimulus of Iceland.

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Over 600,000 new malicious programs registered globally every day in 2021

Data acquired and calculated by Finbold projects that about 604,059 new malicious programs (malware) and potentially unwanted applications (PUA) are globally registered daily in 2021.

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HomeGrid Forum advances G.hn for industrial applications

HomeGrid Forum is accelerating the development of G.hn for use in industrial settings, which will prove critical for the future success of businesses worldwide. Facilitating fast communication, G.hn is said by the Forum to be bridging the gap between legacy systems and newer technology to transform operations with reliable, fast connectivity.

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Johnson Controls and Pelion partner on AI and IoT for ‘smart, healthy, and sustainable’ buildings

Pelion, the connected IoT device service provider, and subsidiary of Arm, is partnering with Johnson Controls, a provider in smart, healthy and sustainable buildings.

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Mitigating risk: Basic measures to prevent DDoS attacks in 2021

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are getting more and more vicious each day, hurting business targets both financially and reputationally. These attacks work by overloading a web server with requests and causing hours, even days, of downtime and inevitable frustration.

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Buildings can be key to a sustainable future – but first, business models need to change

The World Economic Forum was right to say in a post this month that buildings could be the key to building a sustainable society post-pandemic.

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Accenture acquires Core Compete

Accenture has acquired Core Compete, a cloud analytics services firm headquartered in Durham, North Carolina, with additional offices in the UK and India.

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Adding value with the right telemetry partner

Running a successful business in the 21st century means integrating technology within all aspects of operations. One of the most valuable benefits is that data can be analysed and interpreted to improve operational efficiency and the most effective was of accessing this resource is with a Remote Telemetry Unit (RTU).

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Eseye and Device Insight to speed time-to-market for connected retail vending providers

Eseye, has announced a technology partnership with IoT platform solution provider, Device Insight, that will deliver connected technology capabilities through a single solution, powered by Eseye’s AnyNet Connectivity Platform and Device Insight’s IoT operations and vending services solution.

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