What is artificial intelligence and why does it matter, apart from the love and sex?

Artificial intelligence (AI) is defined by one dictionary* as an area of computer science that deals with giving machines the ability to seem like they have human intelligence. AI has been portrayed in films, books and TV as a threat to human control of the planet. And it matters, says Jeremy Cowan, because AI has

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Organisations must control access and manage identities to secure IoT

Identity and access management (IAM) is now recognised as a capability that providers of Internet of Things (IoT) services need to address if they are to offer secure services. After all, finds George Malim, if you can’t control access to a device or service, you can’t secure it.

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M2M Now Magazine Dec14/Jan15 edition

M2M Now Magazine explores the evolving opportunities and challenges facing CSPs across this sector. Our exclusive interviews pass on some key lessons learned by those who have taken the first steps in next gen Machine-to-Machine (M2M) services. In the latest issue: TALKING HEADS: The IoT is transforming the boardroom Gilli Coston, MD at Wyless EMEA and chief strategy

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M2M service providers and LTE: New revenue opportunities

Service providers around the world are spending billions of dollars rolling out new LTE infrastructure. Operators worldwide including T-Mobile, China Mobile, AT&T, NTT DoCoMo, Sprint, Telstra, Vodafone and Telefónica have already deployed LTE services. Although 4G-enabled mobile phones and tablets are driving the adoption of LTE, say u-blox’s Herbert Blaser and Carl Fenger, new billable services in the M2M

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Connected cars drive M2M innovation

In June, headlines around the world touted the European Commission’s adoption of two proposals that will ensure all European vehicles are equipped with emergency calling technology by October 2015. Here, Bertrand Knopf of Gemalto M2M looks at the implications for M2M.

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