IoT software provider People Power names John Teeter as new data protection officer

To help oversee European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance and the company’s data protection strategy, People Power has named its chief scientist, John Teeter, as the company’s data protection officer (DPO).

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Cash-strapped UK government finds funds for Artificial Intelligence and tech investments

UK Prime Minister, Theresa May today announced a new £20 million (€22.3 million) fund to help public services use UK expertise in innovative technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI). Investment in the sector is always welcome and who knows, says Jeremy Cowan, it could take Mrs May’s mind off Brexit for a while.

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What is this ‘GDPR’ I keep hearing about and how does it affect me?

A lot has been written and said lately about GDPR, not least of all by VanillaPlus. (See: GDPR compliance: We need to comply but where to begin? and More than half of companies in data protection survey will be affected by GDPR, but 5% don’t know what it is.

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Is 5G on a train to nowhere?

Just this week, says Robin Kent of Adax, I was on a train from Frankfurt to Nuremburg in Germany attempting in vain to get some work done.

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What would ‘Brexit’ mean for the UK’s mobile sector?

On June 23, 2016, the people of the U.K. will vote in a referendum on whether they want the U.K. to remain a member of the European Union (EU) or to leave.

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Cyan wins 2,000 smart meter contract with Micromodje in Iran after sanctions are lifted

Cyan the integrated system and software design company delivering mesh based flexible wireless solutions for utility metering and lighting control, announced receipt of an initial purchase order from telecommunications contractor Micromodje for a 2,000 unit smart metering implementation, which will be fitted into street traffic cameras in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

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Gemalto receives two awards for advancing M2M technology across Europe

Gemalto, a world leader in digital security, has been honoured with two prestigious awards for enabling secure connectivity in a benchmark European eCall pilot programme that advances this important technology across the European Union (EU).

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Global cellular M2M connections growing to more than 325 million by 2016

IMS Research, now part of IHS, forecasts the market for cellular machine-to-machine (M2M) connectivity services to rise from approximately 107 million connections globally in 2011 to about 326 million connections by 2016.

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Government regulations are 'key factor' driving cellular module demand in auto and healthcare M2M markets

Austin, Texas, USA. May 30, 2012 – Government regulations and initiatives will be a key factor driving the market for cellular modules used in machine-to machine (M2M) communications, according to a new report from IMS Research (recently acquired by IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS)).

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Global public cellular service revenues for Smart Grid to reach US$1bn by 2020

Boulder, CO, USA — Electric, gas, and water utilities have long used public cellular networks (pictured) to link field devices to the utility’s central operations systems. Until recently, however, the use of such networks in the utility sector has been limited, primarily due to restrictive pricing and perceived technical limitations. Yet there is now a

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