The Internet of Things? You’ll find it in your car

Do you remember how simple cars used to be? A dashboard with analogue dials and gauges that measured basic functions such as fuel, temperature and speed? If something was amiss with the engine, the oil light came on so you took your car to the garage (or even fixed it yourself if you were a

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Semiconductor solutions provider MaxLinear joins HomeGrid Forum’s Board of Directors

HomeGrid Forum has announced that MaxLinear has joined AT&T, BT, CenturyLink, Marvell and Sigma Designs on the Board of Directors to help support the deployment of G.hn technology.

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How IoT and collaboration are transforming the mobile communications industry

Despite its name, Mobile World Congress is about so much more than mobile handsets. Now in its 31st year, MWC retains its title as the biggest event in the telecoms calendar, yet it has undergone an astounding transformation from mobile tradeshow to technology behemoth.

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Manchester’s smart city project that wants to be a blueprint for cities worldwide

CityVerve, is a UK government-funded smart city demonstrator based in Manchester. Here, Jeremy Cowan talks to Nick Chrissos, head of Innovation Technology, Cisco UKI — Cisco is one of the 21 organisations which are part of the CityVerve consortium — to get an overview of the CityVerve project

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Creating cities of the future

Across the globe, today’s cities are facing dramatic social, economic and environmental transformation. The number of urban residents continues to grow by nearly 60 million every year, putting increasing strain on already heavily pressurised resources and infrastructure.

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Altair’s ALT1160 CAT-1 chipset successfully completes a trial with Raspberry Pi

Altair Semiconductor, a provider of LTE chipsets, has announced that its ALT1160 CAT-1 chipset has successfully completed a trial with Raspberry Pi to provide LTE connectivity on the system for the first time.

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Discovering start-ups finalists announced, as CW competition showcases best in tech innovation

CW (Cambridge Wireless) has announced the 10 finalists for its Discovering Start-Ups 2016 competition, sponsored and hosted by Deloitte, the business advisory firm.

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Digital Catapult and partners launch IoT network to drive London’s open innovation

Digital Catapult has launched Digital Catapult Things Connected, an innovation support programme that will ensure London is open and ready to innovate with the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Robin Christopherson honoured at AbilityNet’s Tech4Good Awards

AbilityNet’s head of Digital Inclusion Robin Christopherson has been honoured at the AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards for his outstanding personal contribution to inclusive technology.

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What will Sabio spend its €35m warchest on? CEO Roberts talks to IoT Now

Customer contact specialist Sabio recently secured a multi-million pound investment from UK-based growth investor, Lyceum Capital. The company now plans to grow through acquisitions for which it has raised £30 million ($39.40 million or €34.9 million) of available funding.

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Milton Keynes’ Data Hub opens to the public

With Milton Keynes being one of the fastest growing cities in the UK and a great economic success story, the MK Data Hub was created by MK:Smart to inform smart planning and sustainable use of resources across the city and to support its continued growth.

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Collaborative innovation in the Internet of Things

The internet of things can appear double-edged. By connecting billions of devices, it is generating a great volume and variety of real-time data that makes it possible to create insight, improve services and deliver better outcomes for citizens, cities and business.

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M2M Intelligence appoints Tom Macallister as business development director

IoT connectivity partner M2M Intelligence has added Tom Macallister to its growing team.

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Major new smart city strategy report published

The Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC) and Hypercat have published the interim Smart Strategy for Old Oak and Park Royal, the UK’s largest urban redevelopment.

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PTC ThingWorx joins MK:Smart to enable rapid development for IoT applications

PTC has announced that ThingWorx, a PTC technology, is joining the MK:Smart project. This is a $23,236,160 (£16 million) HEFCE (Higher Education Funding Council for England) smart-city initiative, led by the UK’s Open University, which aims to tackle barriers to economic growth in the city of Milton Keynes, UK.

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What a difference a year makes as Digi CEO remodels business, divests and buys to boost profits

To describe 2015 as a watershed year for Digi International is almost selling it short. A fire wiped out much of its Thai-based production capacity, the company appointed a new CEO and re-structured its management team, it sold a major business unit, acquired a new company, and re-vitalised its finances.

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