Ericsson enables voice calls for wearables

Ericsson releases new network functionality to enable Multi-SIM for voice calls and is deploying it in more than 10 operator networks. Now anyone can make and receive calls on certain cellular smartwatches with a mobile phone number, and leave the smartphone behind.

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Uber, Lyft, & other ride sharing services to see driver numbers double, reaching 8.6 million by 2022

A new study from Juniper Research has found that a surge in shared transport will continue, with driver and passenger numbers seeing substantial growth over the next 5 years.

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It’s an ill hurricane that blows nobody any good

The IoT’s cameras capture people’s true personalities during a crisis because we get to see what people are like when there’s nobody watching.

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British-based Geo receives queen’s award from Lord-lieutenant of Cambridgeshire

Geo, the Cambridge based developer of smarter home energy products has celebrated the formal presentation of the 2017 Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation.

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More than 40% of Apple users will spurn facial recognition, according to Juniper survey

A new survey conducted by Juniper Research has found that more than 40% of iOS users in the US consider themselves unlikely to use facial recognition as a payment security technology. This suggests that a core use case for the iPhone X’s main security feature may struggle to gain traction amongst consumers.

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ITC Infotech and Chirp announce strategic partnership

ITC Infotech, a global scale full service provider of technology solutions and a fully owned subsidiary of ITC Ltd, and Chirp, the global provider in ‘data over sound’ technology announced a strategic partnership which will enable the companies to collaboratively develop solutions for clients across the globe.

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Consumer interest in the connected car continues to climb, finds Strategy Analytics

In keeping with current smartphone saturation, consumers are increasingly relying on connected apps for a variety of purposes in the car. Be it for straightforward connectivity or infotainment, use of these apps is having a negative impact on embedded solutions.

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Securing the IoT threat vector

Organisations today know that they need to have a cybersecurity strategy in place to protect their intellectual property (IP) and sensitive data from getting into the hands of cybercriminals.

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Companies playing Russian roulette with customer data as 86% of sysadmins admit using basic access control security

Digital identity and credentials expert Intercede announced the results of research into how UK systems administrators, those who manage the operation of computer systems, or those who hold such assess rights are protecting and securing sensitive data within their organisations.

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Navigant Research report reveals annual revenue for smart home data analytics is expected to reach $11 billion in 2026

A new report from Navigant Research examines the market issues associated with smart home data analytics solutions in the residential space, providing global forecasts, segmented by business model, device, and region, through 2026.

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Tata Power Mumbai places follow-on orders with L&T for a further 10,400 CyanConnode smart meters

CyanConnode Holdings plc, a provider of narrowband radio mesh networks, reports new purchase orders for 10,400 smart meters from Larsen & Toubro. These expand the deployment of CyanConnode’s smart metering solution at Tata Power Mumbai.

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When products talk: The expansion of the IoT to the Internet of Everything

The rise of the Internet of Things was just the beginning, says Dr. Davor Sutija, CEO of Thinfilm.

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EMEA report predicts how apps will dramatically change the way we live and work

A report on the future of applications, highlighting major trends and projections that will significantly impact society, has been unveiled by F5 Networks application security and cloud solutions specialists.

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Wrong messages sent to the wrong people causes loss of opportunities, says Strategy Analytics

Smart home service companies are missing opportunities with the wrong messages sent to the wrong people, says Boston-based Strategy Analytics.

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Laying the foundation for the 5G opportunity

Although consumers may only just be getting to grips with 4G, service providers and other businesses are already planning for the next wave of network technology. According to the latest Ericsson Mobility Report, there will be 550 million 5G connections by 2022.

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Cyber security concerns are high over personal data safety as survey shows 83% fear financial data hack

F5 Networks has released the results of a new study into the UK’s app-centric society and consumer behaviours. The research reveals over a quarter of Brits (26%) do not check app security measures before downloading them,

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