Netsize and CityzenCar simplify peer-to-peer car sharing with innovative use of SMS

Netsize, a mobile commerce enabler and a Gemalto company, has announced that CityzenCar, a peer-to-peer car sharing social network in France, has deployed its SMS-based communication solution to secure and simplify car rental for consumers.

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Brand management can be a challenge!

As the season of international conferences and exhibitions in the communications industry gets under way, many organisations will be looking at ways of sharpening their brand image and raising awareness. So, spare a thought for the folks at Nokia head office, who we suspect were not directly responsible for the sign shown here.

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Vodafone deploys DriveSafe – to reduce text-and-drive risks

In a growing number of countries, texting whilst driving is illegal and increases the chances of a crash even more than alcohol.*

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Amdocs launches connected home solutions to speed SPs' connected device market entry

St Louis, Missouri, USA — Amdocs (NYSE: DOX), the leading provider of customer experience systems, has launched two new solutions that enable service providers (SPs) to quickly and cost-effectively enter the fast-growing connected devices market.

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Sprint partners with Orange Business Services to extend global M2M reach

Sprint business customers will now be able to more easily take their operations global, reduce complexity by working with a single point of contact to provide a unified, end-to-end offering for all domestic and international connectivity needs.

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Digi extends Internet of Things to Iridium satellite network

-iDigi Device Cloud™ enables cloud connected devices over satellite networks.

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Cisco enables consumers to connect home entertainment devices to the Web

Cisco has announced two new Linksys® HomePlug AV Powerline products that help consumers overcome two popular home networking challenges.

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RuggedCom Board agrees a C$33.00 per share cash takeover offer from Siemens

RuggedCom says that the premium offer represents the culmination of a process of value maximisation

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Crédit Agricole selects Gemalto for large-scale deployment of contactless EMV payment in France

Gemalto a leader in digital security, has announced it is behind Crédit Agricole’s large-scale deployment of contactless EMV banking cards in France.

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Life in 20Teens – There’ll be an app for that

It’s hardly news that the smartphone is set to become the remote controller for pretty much everything in our day-to-day lives, says Georgina Elrington.

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A flurry of M2M in 2011

2011 was an exciting year for M2M, kicked off by a great deal of attention and recognition at Mobile World Congress. Though expectations of world domination have not quite been fulfilled just yet,

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TV white space is the way to a Smart Grid

New TV white space technology could help to fill the communications gap and realise the vision of a global smart grid, believes Cambridge-based TTP, an independent technology development company.

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4G LTE enables users to remotely monitor home and office security

Manley Solutions, Inc. has announced its 4G LTE-enabled MS120-V Spider Control Panel that delivers Multi-Point Alarm Sensors utilising wireless telemetry communication.

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comScore and Telefónica Germany announce results of ‘Connected Europe’ Study at DLD Conference

comScore and Telefónica Germany have presented the results of a study showing the shift in media consumption triggered by smartphones, tablets and other connected devices

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Smart Cities – are we creating Pinocchio or Frankenstein?

Everyday we can read about new ideas that bring the concept of the Smart City to life. From water systems that predict demand based on the weather forecast

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Vodafone takes top spot in Machina Research’s 2012 M2M CSP Benchmarking Study

Vodafone is the CSP best positioned to take advantage of the global M2M market opportunity between now and 2020 according to a new study from Machina Research.

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