IoT connections to reach 83 billion by 2024

A new study from Juniper Research found that the total number of IoT connections will reach 83 billion by 2024, rising from 35 billion connections in 2020. This represents a growth of 130% over the next 4 years. The research identified the industrial sector as a key driver of this growth. It forecast that this expansion will

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Struggling with Digital Transformation? Meet the experts at ‘The Evolving Enterprise’

Experienced executives in many sectors will tell you that today they face their toughest business challenges ever. Even leaders in successful and well-established enterprises are concerned at what the third decade of the millennium holds for them. Lean new competitors are entering the market, they enjoy lower operating expenses and are using disruptive technologies to tear up the rule

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EXCLUSIVE: Director of Alibaba Cloud unveils the company’s strategy for entering the telecoms industry

The new partnership of China-based cloud service provider, Alibaba Cloud and telecoms software provider, ZTEsoft will inevitably bring new products to the market for telecom network operators.

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PwC deal extends Sierra Wireless’ reach into North American industrial C-suites in search of IoT ‘magic’

Talking exclusively to IoT Now at its 5th annual Innovation Summit in Paris today, René Link Sierra Wireless‘ chief marketing officer (CMO) and senior vice president of Corporate Strategy, tells Jeremy Cowan that when you put together the three ingredients of Device, Cloud and Connectivity flawlessly “something magical happens”.

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IoT is making strides, but it’s still in short trousers

REVIEW: Events like last week’s Smart IoT London (March 15-16, ExCeL, Docklands) can be a salutary reminder of how far the Internet of Things (IoT) has come in a few short years. But they also show how much work remains to be done, says IoT Now‘s editorial director, Jeremy Cowan.

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Something fishy going on as university suffers IoT-vectored denial of service attack

An unnamed university has reported a major distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack stemming from its own Internet of Things (IoT) devices. These are said to have included connected vending machines and light bulbs.

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Connected service app offers preventative maintenance for IoT devices in multiple markets

In what is said to be the first live demo of its kind, EPAM Systems, Inc. has shown an IoT connected services app that enables a vehicle to automatically communicate with multiple platforms.

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Bitcoin transactions values to exceed $92bn as Brexit and possible Trump Presidency fuel prices

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the total value of Bitcoin transactions is expected to exceed $92 billion this year, up from less than $27 billion in 2015.

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Winning over the Webroomer

The rise of the Webroomer in today’s retail market is a key demographic that retailers cannot afford to ignore.

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KPN, DT complete Dutch trial of QIVICON smart home platform and start commercial roll-out

Consumers in the Netherlands can now experience smart home services available from , the major Dutch telecoms operator, in partnership with Deutsche Telekom.

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Smart revenue sharing – a crucial cog in the IoT wheel

A complex environment in an ever-changing sector Within the Internet of Things (IoT), all the players, whether they are CSPs, MVNOs, IoT service or platform providers, must be able to offer new services and pricing models quickly and easily to keep pace with this fast growing sector.

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How to select the optimum service type for the smart home

One of the most daunting tasks for any platform or device vendor in the smart home market is identifying which type of company offers the best opportunity for long-term success – security providers, multiple service operators (MSOs), smart home specialists, do-it-yourself (DIY) smart-home systems or utilities.

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IoT in retail: Transformation of the shopping experience

The last 30 years of technological development has taken individuals and societies into the information era. The Internet and then the rapid adoption of mobile technologies and devices has affected all realms of our daily lives.

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IoT Global Network launches to promote business development for the Internet of Things

A new online resource dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT) has been launched to provide transparency and promote business development for the IoT market. The IoT Global Network is described as “The definitive global M2M company, product and services showcase”,  listing more than 600 specialist companies worldwide, and over 500 M2M communication enabler products.

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The Why of IoT

Over the past year, I have had the privilege of speaking with businesses around the world about their plans, hopes and fears for the Internet of Things (IoT). These conversations are always different, always interesting and always underscore the vastness and at times confusing nature of IoT.

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Libelium launches BLE module to connect Waspmote with smartphones and tablets for remote monitoring

IoT Asia, Singapore; Redwood City, USA; and Zaragoza, Spain. April 22, 2014 — At the Internet of Things conference and exhibition in Singapore Libelium has launched a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) module that connects Waspmote sensor nodes to smartphones, tablets, and other BLE-compatible iOS and Android devices. The Waspmote sensor nodes can connect with smartphones and tablets for remote

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